Bohol folk worry over stability of aging bridges

Leo Udtohan 06/18/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY—The collapse of yet another bridge in Bohol province has raised concerns about the safety of its aging structures. Many residents of the province took to social media to air their fears and concerns about their…

Overloading caused Bohol bridge to collapse, says report

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Overloading caused the Borja Bridge in Catigbian, Bohol to collapse. An official report from the Provincial Engineer’s Office of Bohol said that overloading caused the collapse of the Borja Bridge in Barangay Alegria,…

BREAKING: Another bridge in Bohol collapses

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/16/2022

Cebu City, Philippines—The Catigbian Police Station confirmed that the Borja Bridge in Purok 2, Barangay Alegria, in Catigbian, Bohol collapsed on Thursday morning, June 16, 2022. The town police, in a statement in its Facebook page on…

Fully-vaxxed vendors from Mandaue City and Bohol receive livelihood assistance from DOLE-7

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several fully vaccinated vendors in Mandaue City in Cebu and Bohol received livelihood equipment assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment  in Central Visayas’ (DOLE-7) “BikeCINATION” program. In a statement on Tuesday,…

6,000 unregistered vehicles in Bohol — Caindec

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –At least 6, 000 vehicles that are now plying the streets of Bohol province are yet to be registered with the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7). Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec said the…

Typhoon Odette-affected families in Bohol and Cebu receive Japan-donated rice

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) distributed a total of 6,666 sacks of Japan-donated rice to identified local government units (LGUs) in the provinces of Cebu and Bohol…

Rice farmers in region to receive financial assistance from DA

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Rice farmers in the region will receive financial assistance from the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) next month. DA-7 OIC Director Joel Elumba said about 93,000 farmers in the region will…

Bohol accident: Bus crashes into house after collision with car; priest, bus driver slightly hurt

Paul Lauro 05/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A priest and a bus driver were injured after they figured in a road collision in Maribojoc town in Bohol on Sunday afternoon, May 29. Police in Maribojoc confirmed that a gray automobile…

New Clarin Bridge in Bohol open to two-way traffic in June

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to open the new Clarin Bridge in Barangay Poblacion Ubos, Loay, in Bohol to two-way traffic in June 2022. The DPWH announced this…

Caindec: LTO-7 operations in Bohol won’t stop amidst criticisms

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) will conduct more operations in Bohol in the coming days, with double the enforcement team members than the ones that they already had earlier. Outgoing LTO-7 Director Victor…

Bridal CARabao highlights simple yet beautiful Bohol wedding

Immae Lachica 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Here’s a wedding that was so simple, yet it surely made a mark on everyone who attended it in a very beautiful way.  The wedding of Jon and Roselyn Hall in Bohol, last April…

Two seamen are new pols proclaimed mayors in Bohol

Leo Udtohan 05/11/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Philippines — Two seamen, who were newcomers in politics, were proclaimed mayors of two municipalities in Bohol province on Tuesday. Roman “Amoi” Bullen, 65, was declared mayor of Dauis town. He garnered 14,380 votes against his…

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