Philippines

CAAP to recognize 2 honest Bohol airport employees

CAAP to recognize 2 honest Bohol airport employees By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will recognize two honest workers of the Bohol – Panglao International Airport (BPIA), who returned items left behind by passengers. “Plans are being made to award Malou Montalban and Christopher … Continue reading

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Bohol multi-sectoral groups back PRRD fight vs. vote buying

Bohol multi-sectoral groups back PRRD fight vs. vote buying By John Rey Saavedra TAGBILARAN CITY – The multi-sectoral caravan supporting the goal of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to have a “clean” mid-term election on May 13 toured Bohol on Wednesday and engaged the townsfolk in mini-townhall meetings in five big municipalities of the province. In … Continue reading

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No major drop in number of tourist arrivals in C. Visayas despite travel warnings

No major drop in number of tourist arrivals in C. Visayas despite travel warnings By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Tourists continue to visit Central Visayas despite the recent encounter between security forces and a terror group in Bohol and several travel warnings issued against the Philippines. The Department of Tourism (DOT) … Continue reading

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Beauty queen spearheads relief efforts in earthquake-hit Bohol

Bohol’s first beauty queen to represent the country to the Ms.World 2006 competition, Anna Maris Igpit is currently at the forefront raising awareness and helping raise funds to help earthquake victims in Bohol. The native of Panglao, Bohol has just launched “Oplan Bangon Bohol” on Facebook for Filipinos, local and abroad, to know where to … Continue reading