Panglao, Bohol resort closed for lack of business permit

Leo Udtohan 04/20/2024

TAGBILARAN CITY — The municipal government of Panglao in Bohol has closed down a resort along the famous Alona beach for operating without a business permit. Panglao Mayor Edgardo “Boy” Arcay signed and served the closure order…

French national, Cebuana found dead inside tent in Bohol

Emmariel Ares 04/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A French national and a woman from Cebu were found dead inside the camping tent they set up at an empty lot of a private subdivision in Tagbilaran City, Bohol early Friday morning,…

Extreme heat: Bohol creates task force to ‘monitor situation on the ground’

CDN Digital 04/06/2024

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU – The Bohol Provincial Government has created a task force that will monitor and assess the “situation on the ground” and recommend means on how to address the impacts of the extreme heat. In…

DOT seeks inclusion in protected areas board amid Chocolate Hills issue

Jane Baustista 03/23/2024

Department of Tourism Sec. Christina Frasco —INQUIRER.net file photo / Ryan Leagogo After the recent controversy surrounding a resort development near Chocolate Hills in Sagbayan town, Bohol, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced plans to advocate for…

DENR chief: Illegal structures in Chocolate Hills must be removed

Leo Udtohan 03/22/2024

CARMEN, BOHOL — Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga has asserted that illegal structures in the Chocolate Hills must be removed to maintain its status as the first global geopark declared by the United Nations in the…

Loboc river cruise in Bohol to implement price increase

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tourists looking to visit and experience the popular river cruise in Loboc, Bohol this summer may have to prepare a bigger budget. Beginning April 1, 2024, the Loboc River Cruise will be implementing…

History of Christianity in the Philippines through the ‘Magellan’ song of Boholano Yoyoy Villame 

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 03/20/2024

March 16 is a significant date in history of Christianity in the Philippines — it was in 1521 when Ferdinand Magellan arrived in the Philippines while it was in 1565, or 44 years later, when the Legazpi-Sikatuna…

Another illegal structure at Chocolate Hills ordered probed

Leo Udtohan 03/16/2024

CARMEN, BOHOL — Another resort located near the Chocolate Hills in Bohol province is in hot water for alleged construction of illegal structures within the protected area. Aside from the controversial Captain’s Peak Garden and Resort in…

DENR stops operation of Chocolate Hills resort

Zacarian Sarao 03/15/2024

MANILA, Philippines —  The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued a cease and desist order (CDO) against the controversial Chocolate Hills resort operating in a protected area in Bohol province. DENR Undersecretary for Field Operations…

Chocolate hills resort: Bohol governor tells DENR to take legal action ASAP

Morexette Marie Erram 03/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The provincial government of Bohol wants to find out how the controversial resort located within the famous Chocolate Hills was allowed to construct and operate despite an investigation that started way back in 2018. Bohol…

Netizens share thoughts on controversial resort in Bohol’s Chocolate Hills

Immae Lachica 03/14/2024

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Just May of last year, Bohol Island was named as the Philippines’ first UNESCO Global Geopark. With the thriving agriculture and fishery industry on the island, it is no surprise that this tiny…

Aumentado denies involvement in illegal Swertres

CDN Digital 03/10/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Bohol Governor Erico Aris Aumentado has denied accusations on his alleged involvement in illegal gambling operations, particularly illegal Swertres, in their province. Aumentado, who is currently in Germany for the Travel and Tourism…

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