Court resets Nobleza’s arraignment

Leo Udtohan 08/25/2017

  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol—The Regional Trial Court (RTC) has reset the arraignment of a police officer who had links with the Abu Sayyaf bandit group. Judge Jorge Cabalit of RTC Branch 48 rescheduled the arraignment of Supt.…

Leyte execs appeal for help: We need food, potable water

Connie E. Fernandez, Inquirer Visayas, Joey Gabieta, Leo Udtohan, Robert Dejon, Vicky Arnaiz 07/07/2017

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — Local officials are appealing for food and potable water especially for at least 20 barangays that were badly affected by the earthquake that shook Leyte and cut off power supply on Thursday. The…

Blackout continues in Bohol, Leyte, Samar a day after earthquake

Leo Udtohan 07/07/2017

  TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol- Michelle Barimbao, 28, had to buy kerosene at a gasoline station in the city since the sari-sari stores had ran out of supply after the blackout gripped the province following Thursday’s earthquake. She…

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Cris Ligan, Doris C. Bongcac, Inquirer.net, Joey A. Gabieta, Leo Udtohan, Michelle Joy Padayhag, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Robert Dejon, Victor Anthony Silva 07/06/2017

Eight provinces in the Visayas, including Cebu, were hit by massive power outages while at least two persons were killed and several others either injured or trapped in a collapsed building and a landslide following a powerful…

PB Boniel pleads not guilty to kidnapping, illegal detention

Ador Vincent Mayol, Leo Udtohan 06/29/2017

Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel walked into the courtroom in a prisoner’s yellow shirt, handcuffed with a tired look on his face. He pleaded not guilty to the charges of serious illegal detention and kidnapping…

Niño Boniel pleads not guilty to kidnapping raps

Leo Udtohan 06/29/2017

  TALIBON, Bohol– Bohol Provincial Board Member Niño Rey Boniel on Thursday pleaded not guilty to the charges of kidnapping and detaining the best friend of his wife on the night that he allegedly took Bien Unido…

Boat used to dump mayor found

Leo Udtohan 06/10/2017

SEARCH FOR GISELA BONIEL Bien Unido, Bohol — Traces of blood were found on a motorized boat believed to have been used in transporting Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido town, Bohol, when she was dumped into…

When a union ‘made in heaven’ falls apart

Leo Udtohan 06/09/2017

The story of Niño and Gisela Boniel TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol- Captain Gisela Bendong-Boniel was making waves as the first female pilot of a budget airline. Niño Rey Boniel of Bien Unido was making a mark, not just…

Thrown at sea

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Calvin Cordova, Leo Udtohan, Norman Mendoza 06/08/2017

BIEN UNIDO MAYOR MISSING AND PRESUMED DEAD Five years ago, they made a vow to stay by each other’s side for better or for worse. As months passed by, the relationship of spouses Gisela Bendong-Boniel, mayor of…

Captain Gisel: Gone too soon

Leo Udtohan 06/08/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — Friends of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel have taken to social media to express their sadness over her reported death. Loraine Anne Marie Baguio, a flight attendant at AirAsia Philippines, posted on Facebook:…

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