Bohol LGUs told: Protect marine resources, learn from Panglao’s experience

Doris C. Bongcac 11/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Learning from the experience of Panglao town, localities in Bohol province are told the importance of having regulations being set in place before they should start to accommodate divers and other tourists in their…

CLOSAP holds Anti-Drug Summit to boost war vs illegal drugs

Futch Anthony Inso 10/06/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government through its anti-drug office initiated an Anti-Drug Summit in Panglao Island, Bohol. The activity which was supervised by the City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP), started…

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…

Panglao to ask PBBM to junk Caindec as LTO-7 chief

Futch Anthony Inso 08/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Sangguniang Bayan of the Municipality of Panglao has passed a resolution on August 22, 2022, urging President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to no longer re-appoint Victor Caindec as regional director of Land…

DOT trains Virgin Island vendors after overpricing mess

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Following the reported overpricing issue in the tourist area, the Department of Tourism Office in Central Visayas has conducted training for food vendors and service providers in Virgin Island in Panglao, Bohol, to foster…

Chan to Oponganons: Report establishments selling overpriced goods, food to tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is appealing to Oponganons to report establishments that take advantage of local and foreign tourists by selling overpriced food or items. Chan made this statement after the…

‘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…

DOT takes action on ‘overpricing’ of seafood in Virgin Island, Bohol

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is coordinating with the Province of Bohol and the Municipality of Panglao to provide guidance on the standards for the provision of goods and services to tourists. This…

Triathletes from Cebu rule Bohol triathlon

Glendale G. Rosal 07/10/2022

PANGLAO ISLAND, BOHOL — Cebuano triathletes dominated the Sun Life 5150 & Go For Gold Sprint Triathlon event by topping their respective age categories on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the Bellevue Resort here in Bohol.  Seven…

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…

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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