This is how Virgin Island in Bohol looks now

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With only sightseeing activities allowed, the famous Virgin Island in Bohol looked like it was reborn. At least that was how several netizens described the popular tourist spot in Panglao town, Bohol when…

‘Refresher course’ mulled to help micro, small tourism vendors in Bohol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In order to empower vendors and at the same time protect consumers’ welfare, the government is considering conducting refresher courses and training programs for micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) relying on tourism…

No more tourism activities in Virgin Island, only sightseeing – Panglao mayor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government unit (LGU) of Panglao town, Bohol has prohibited food vendors and other tourism activities, except for sightseeing, on the famous Virgin Island. Panglao Mayor Edgardo “Boy” Arcay, on his official…

Victim of overpriced food in Bohol hopes matter will be addressed 

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/02/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—An owner of a surveying office in Leyte who treated her employees to a vacation in Bohol last week hopes that the issue of the high prices of food on Virgin Island will be addressed.…

Bohol guv orders probe on ‘overpriced’ food in Virgin Island

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Bohol Governor Aris Aumentado on Tuesday, August 2, ordered an investigation to shed light on reports alleging that overpriced food are being sold to tourists visiting the province’s Virgin Island. Aumentado, in a…

Sunlife 5150 & Go For Gold Sprint triathlon roars off tomorrow in Panglao, Bohol

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2022

PANGLAO ISLAND, BOHOL — For the first time in five years, triathlon will return to the pristine beaches of Panglao Island in Bohol as the Sunlife 5150 & Go For Gold Sprint triathlon fires off tomorrow, Sunday,…

Castino outpoints Francisco, wrests WBF ASPac super bantam crown

Glendale G. Rosal 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PMI Boxing Stable welcomed its newest regional champion in Jhunrille Castino who wrested the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) Asia Pacific super bantamweight strap by beating Jeffrey Francisco in the main event of Kumong…

PCG-7: One dead, 1 missing after fire hit ferry off Bohol waters

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) confirmed that a male passenger died while another remained missing when a fire struck a fast craft that was sailing within the seawaters of Bohol…

BREAKING: Leyte-bound passenger ship catches fire, rescue ongoing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) on Sunday, June 26 confirmed that a passenger vessel en route to Leyte caught fire.  Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) Krysta Bergantin, spokesperson of PCG-7, confirmed…

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…

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…

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