Bohol clash: Lady lawyer among NPA rebels killed in encounter

Leo Udtohan 02/24/2024

BILAR, BOHOL—Five suspected communist rebels, among them a lawyer, and a policeman, were killed in an encounter in the village of Campagao here on Friday morning, police and military reports said. Among those killed was Domingo Compoc, known…

Bohol celebrates arrival of first cruise ship in 2024

Leo Udtohan 01/15/2024

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — The island province of Bohol welcomed its first international cruise ship this year with the arrival of CMV Vasco de Gama last January 10, 2024. Around 1,500 mostly German guests and 588 crew…

Man successfully fights off snake in Bohol

Leo Udtohan 12/21/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY — It’s man versus snake. A 48-year-old man from Bohol province grappled with a snake and prevailed. Boljulio Aleria, a resident of barangay Cabayugan in Calape town, was driving his motorcycle when a Reticulated python,…

Panglao mayor orders closure of resort after Korean tourist drowns

Leo Udtohan 11/27/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol —The Panglao municipal government in Bohol province temporarily shut down a beach resort in the town for alleged violations of safety protocols. Espacio Resort, located at Sitio Daorong in Barangay Danao, was closed after…

Boholano among top-notchers in Oct 2023 Medical Board

Leo Udtohan 11/11/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY — A Boholano finished 10th in the October 2023 Physicians Licensure Examination (PLE). Gaius Sulpicio Garces Yu III, 25, and a native of Calape town, Bohol, got an average score of 87.42 percent. He shared…

SC upholds conviction of former Bohol town mayor

Leo Udtohan 10/10/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY — The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the conviction of former Corella town mayor in Bohol and now incumbent councilor Vito Beltran Rapal over his unliquidated cash advances and for pocketing money intended for tarsier…

Former Bohol gov Arthur Yap faces charges over P57-M senior health kit deal

Leo Udtohan 09/30/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY — Former Agriculture Secretary and Bohol Governor Arthur Yap and six others face charges of plunder and graft tied to an alleged anomalous purchase of senior citizen health kits valued at P57 million. On Sept.…

Bohol official: Protect Chocolate Hills from development

Leo Udtohan 09/21/2023

Bohol, Philippines — An official from Bohol is urging the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to protect the Chocolate Hills by stopping construction of structures within its vicinity. Provincial board member Jamie Aumenado Villamor, a lawyer and…

Almost 200 students in Bohol ‘possessed’ by evil spirits

Leo Udtohan 09/15/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — Close to 200 students were reportedly possessed on Friday, September 15, 2023, by evil spirits while attending Holy Mass at a school in Talibon town. One of the students of the San Jose…

Pura Luka Vega declared persona non grata in Bohol

Leo Udtohan 08/24/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY — The Bohol provincial board has declared controversial drag queen and vlogger Amadeus Fernando Pagente, also known by their stage name Pura Luka Vega, a persona non grata on Tuesday, Aug. 22. “The portrayal of…

9 port officials fired in Bohol for holding drinking spree in office

Leo Udtohan 08/21/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has dismissed nine port officials in Bohol after they were caught on closed-circuit television (CCTV) drinking alcohol inside a government office in this city during the birthday celebration of…

Awol cop nabbed for illegal possession of drugs in Bohol

Leo Udtohan 07/10/2023

TAGBILARAN CITY – A former policeman in Bohol province was arrested in a drug bust in Barangay Tawala, Panglao town on Sunday, July 9. Victor Licayan De Castro, 41, a former policeman of Barangay Booy, Tagbilaran City…

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