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Farmers as backbones need support, says Bohol Rep. Aumentado

By JUNE S. BLANCO THE backbone is a person’s frame, allowing him to stand tall, in much the same way that the farmers are the…


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Bohol delegates to development fair in Tagaytay sign pledge of support

TAGAYTAY CITY – Delegates from the academe, industry and government in country’s seven pilot sites for a foreign assisted competitiveness project in the regions uttered…


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Oceanjet adds trip for Tagbilaran-Cebu route

One fastcraft shipping company announces an extra trip to Tagbilaran City from Cebu, making the daily sea trips to Cebu at 15. In its most…


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Editorial of New York Times

Global Threats to Net Neutrality The Federal Communications Commission recently adopted strong net neutrality rules that should prevent cable and phone companies from creating fast…


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2014 List of recruitment agencies cancelled by POEA

A total of 55 recruitment agencies were barred from recruiting and deploying overseas Filipino workers after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) cancelled their permits…


Earth Hour in Bohol

NO EARTH From a simple advocacy it started in 1997, World Wide Fund (WWF) spearheads this year’s Earth Hour (60+) which had about 170 cities,…



Congressman Aristotle Aris Aumentado

Congressman Aumentado taps DA for tillers, tractors

By JUNE S. BLANCO MECHANIZING rice farming is the key to better production. Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado (Bohol, 2nd District) said mechanization is unquestionably faster…


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New Bohol Airport construction starts this summer

A new world-class airport will rise in Panglao Island in Bohol by 2017, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said. Abaya…


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Super Typhoon Chedeng aka Maysak Seen From Outer Space

US Astronaut Terry W. Virts took a snapshot of Super Typhoon Chedeng (international codename: Maysak) when the International Space Station passed by this part of…