Aris move to up Bohol fish supply

aumentadoWhere do the fishes go?

This is the nagging question housewives, students and the Boholanos in Tagbilaran City in general still seek the answer to. Fist-shaped Bohol which is the country’s tenth largest island. The long coastline means many Boholanos are also fishermen, but the fish on sale in the markets are pricey.

Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado of Bohol’s 2nd District said he intends to solve the “case” of the missing fish.” Continue reading

Tagbilaran ranks 2nd in collection in Central Visayas

Out of the 16 cities in Region VII, Tagbilaran City got second place in collection efficiency with 112.59% rating, besting the highly urbanized cities such as Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City and Mandaue City.

The collection efficiency was based on the annual target raised by a certain local government unit from local income sources: Business Tax, Fees and Charges, and Economic Enterprise. The collections from the Economic Enterprise registered 125.67% efficiency rating with an actual collection of P40,791,605.00 as against its annual target of P32,460,515.00 which earned us the No. 1 rank in the entire Region VII. Continue reading

Estranged BF nabbed for stude’s rape-slay

The hot pursuit for the graduating student of Bohol Technology Institute (BTI) tagged in the rape and murder of a student of the University of Bohol clinched success  in the municipality of Impasugong, Bukidnon yesterday noon.

Police Senior Inspector Jacinto Mandal Jr., who heads the criminal investigation section of the Tagbilaran City Police Station, identified the arrested person as Cristino Luzano Maligmat Jr., a 19-year-old student of BTI, taking up a course for driver-mechanic and hails from barangay Bicao, Carmen but served as stay-in worker for a family in Loon, together with his father, Cristino Maligmat. Continue reading

SK polls in Oct. 2016

It’s final! Sangguniang Kabataan will be synchronized with the barangay election in October next year.

Provincial Election Supervisor Eliseo Labaria confirmed this after President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday signed the law that again postponed the SK election. This time, it has been finalized to be held on the last Monday of October next year. Continue reading

Free meds in every barangay

relampagosRep Rene Relampagos urged his colleagues to pass the bill seeking to establish a free basic medicines program in all barangay health centers of the country, stressing that no one shall be deprived of his/her right to medical attention especially the marginalized.

“The public should be accorded the right to adequate healthcare as provided for by the Constitution. The bill is crafted to ensure that the sick, especially those with financial difficulties, shall be given access to free medicines, with the goal of improving the overall health and wellbeing of all Filipinos. This is also consistent with our international obligation on the human right to health.” Relampagos, former Chair of the House of Representatives Committee on Human Rights, stressed. Continue reading

Seven Boholanos pass bar exams

Three law schools in the city have six Boholanos added to the rooster of lawyers in the province which has produced two bar topnotchers in the past.

They were among the 1,126 passers (out of 5,984 takers)  who took the bar examination given by the Supreme Court last year of which the passing average was lowered from 75 to 73 per cent. The bar exams was said to be one of the toughest bar examination given by the Supreme Court.  Continue reading