Image by Rappler.com At the same time, advocates criticize the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001
BOHOL, Philippines (May 27, 2018) — The local government of Bohol passed an ordinance against the establishment of coal power plants in the province, as a response to the people’s demand for a coal-free Bohol.
Continue reading Bohol’s no-coal ordinance ‘an important victory’ – advocate In this file photo, the sun rises over boats in Panglao island in Bohol on October 18, 2013. Jay Directo/AFP The case stemmed from a 2009 plan which would involve a massive reclamation of seashores off Panglao Bay for a supposed leisure and resort park
BOHOL, Philippines (Sept. 25, 2017) — A regional trial court here has shelved a plan to reclaim 450 hectares of seashores off Panglao Island after it junked a case earlier filed against Bohol officials that would have compelled them to enforce a joint-venture agreement forged by the previous local administration and a private entity.
Continue reading Bohol court scraps proposed Panglao reclamation project NABBED THEN KILLED. File photo of alleged Abu Sayyaf member after his arrest in Tubigon, Bohol. Photo from Rappler source. The alleged member of the terrorist group is killed less than 24 hours after his arrest in Bohol
MANILA, Philippines (May 5, 2017) — Less than 24 hours after he was arrested by authorities in Bohol, Abu Sayyaf member Saad Samad Kiram was gunned down early Friday, May 5, after he allegedly tried to escape, police officers said.
Continue reading Abu Sayyaf member killed after escape attempt Tubigon, Bohol. Image by Rappler.com. Saad Samad Kiram is captured by authorities in Tubigon, Bohol on Thursday morning
MANILA, Philippines (May 4, 2017) — Another suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf, the same one a police officer allegedly tried to rescue, was captured by local military, police, and government forces on Thursday, May 4.
Continue reading Abu Sayyaf member captured in Bohol ADDRESSING TERROR THREATS. During a visit to a military camp in Sulu, President Rodrigo Duterte inspects firearms seized from the Abu Sayyaf. Malacañang file photo Malacañang assures the public that security forces are in control of the peace and order situation in Central Visayas
MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — Malacañang lauded the bravery and heroism of military and police who were able to foil an attack in Bohol by suspected members of local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf.
Continue reading Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack File photo of Filipino soldiers in Sulu. Rappler.com 3 soldiers, a cop, and at least 5 of the armed men are killed in clashes that started at 5 am on Tuesday, April 11
MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — The military and the police on Tuesday, April 11, exchanged gunfire with “heavily armed lawless elements” in Bohol. They are believed to be members of local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf.
Continue reading 10 killed as gov’t forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol Satellite image as of January 9, 4:30 am. Image courtesy of NOAA Tropical Depression Auring is already 100 kilometers east northeast of Tagbilaran, Bohol as of early Monday morning, January 9
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2017) — More than a dozen areas remain under signal number 1 as Tropical Depression Auring heads for Bohol.
Continue reading Auring maintains strength as it nears Bohol TOURIST SPOT. Sirao garden is also known as Cebu’s little Amsterdam. All photos by Apple Danuco/Rappler Cebu province recently declared state of calamity due to dry spell
CEBU, Philippines (Apr. 19, 2016) — El Niño is taking its toll on Cebuano farmers and business owners alike.
The owner of the Sirao Garden, popular among tourists as Little Amsterdam, revealed that the flower farm is suffering from water scarcity due to drought.
Continue reading El Niño drying up Cebu’s ‘Little Amsterdam’ ALOGUINSAN’S HIDDEN BEACH. Hidden behind thick trees, this pristine beach is only one among southern Cebu’s beautiful beaches. Photo courtesy of Sheilamei Abellanoza and Gian Carlo Jubela Of the P24.7-billion allocation from 2016 national budget, Cebu gets P1 billion from the total BUB share
MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 19, 2016) — Are you from Central Visayas?
In a statement released by the Department of Budget and Management Thursday, February 18, Central Visayas will be
Continue reading Central Visayas gets P1.83B for BUB projects