Bohol drops COVID-19 vax card as entry requirement

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Bohol, one of the prime tourist destinations in the country, has further relaxed its entry protocols.  The Provincial Government of Bohol announced on Thursday, September 22, 2022, that it has dropped COVID-19 vaccination…

Coca-Cola temporarily shuts down plants in Bohol, Iloilo

Carla Gomez, Joey Marzan, Leo Udtohan 09/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Popular soda drink maker Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc. (CCBPI) on Friday announced it has temporarily suspended operations in Tagbilaran, Bohol, and Pavia, Iloilo, due to the shortage of bottler-grade refined sugar in the country.…

200 kilos of garbage collected in Ubay mangrove area

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Environment and fisheries regulators here continue to remind the public to dispose of their garbage properly in order to prevent polluting seas and other vital ecosystems. Personnel from the Bureau of Fisheries and…

DOLE-7 provides free COVID testing for newly hired employees in Central Visayas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) announced the one-time grant of free COVID-19 testing for qualified newly hired employees who are required to secure a negative RT-PCR test result…

Marina suspends safety certificate of MV OceanJet 168 after hitting reef

Leo Udtohan 09/14/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY — The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has suspended the passenger ship safety certificate (PSSC) of merchant’s vessel (MV) OceanJet 168 after it was damaged when it hit a coral reef while traveling from Bohol to…

Plan to build P90B Cordova-Bohol bridge welcomed

Futch Anthony Inso 09/12/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan welcomes the plan of the Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) to construct a bridge which will connect Cordova in Cebu to Bohol. The proposed bridge will connect…

Vitor of Bohol KOs Yupang of Thailand to win WBO belt

Glendale G. Rosal 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The PMI Bohol Boxing Stable continues its ascend in the local boxing scene after adding its fourth regional champion in John Virgel “Valiente” Vitor who captured the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight…

Vitor, dangerous Thai headline Kumong Bol-anon 7 with WBO Oriental featherweight title on the line

Glendale G. Rosal 09/08/2022

BOHOL, Philippines — Expect fireworks to explode in the “Kumong Bol-Anon 7” fight card as main event protagonists Boholano prospect John Vergil “Valiente” Vitor and Arnon Yupang of Thailand both vow to win the WBO Oriental super…

DSWD-7 reminds public of no walk-in application for educational assistance

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/01/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has again reminded the public that it will not cater to walk-in applicants for educational assistance in the region. In a…

78-year-old man who went missing for 3 days found in Bohol swamp

Leo Udtohan 08/28/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY – The clicking sound of a cast of crabs led a volunteer to find on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, a 78-year-old man who went missing for three days in Cortes town in Bohol province.  Bernardo “Narding”…

Caindec unaffected by moves to block his possible reappointment at LTO-7

Doris C. Bongcac 08/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Victor Emmanuel Caindec seems unaffected by the effort of Panglao town officials to block his posssible reappointment as director of the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7). In a social media post,…

Resolution opposing reappointment of Caindec reaches Malacañang

Doris C. Bongcac, Wenilyn Sabalo 08/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Officials of Panglao town in Bohol province have forwarded to the Office of the President an electronic copy of the resolution asking President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to appoint a new director of the…

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