Mayor Duterte arriving tom’row

duterteDavao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will be meeting the members of the Bohol Tri-Media Association (BTMA) during the “Meet the Press” at the Bohol Tropics at 3:00 tomorrow afternoon.

Duterte who consistently lands in the survey among presidentiables in the 2016 election will be welcomed by Maribojoc Mayor Leoncio Evasco, a trusted leader of Duterte who worked as his former city administrator in Davao. Continue reading

“El Niño” until June

Bohol now banks on cloud seeding operations best seen by April and May for the next cropping season of rice as a weak El Niño already grips Bohol and it stands until end of June.

Leonard Samar of the local PAGASA confirmed in an interview over top-rated DYRD Inyong Alagad yesterday that a weak El Niño phenomenon has already affected some areas in the province. Continue reading

LEE KWAN YEW- A VISIONARY?

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LEE KWAN YEW (LKY)  married his wife -mainly because she beat him in one of their major subjects as classmates at Cambridge University.

He was an intellectual, a brave one (all the more impressive) who changed the  once dirty port of Singapore into the world’s most progressive city state of only 5 million people -the average man there earning US$55,000 a year  or P2.4 million. The average Singaporean is, then,  a millionaire-by Philippine standards-all packed in a clean, modern highly centralized city state of only 714 square kilometers. Continue reading

148 DEAD IN PLANE CRASH

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SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (Reuters) – An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote snowy area of the French Alps yesterday and all 150 on board were feared dead.

French President Francois Hollande said he believed none of those on board the A320 had survived, while the head of Lufthansa spoke of a dark day for the German airline. Continue reading

Police still clueless in stude’s rape-slay

Investigators at the city police station assured to explore all possible angles in the rape and murder of Rodalyn Gamba, a 20-year-old student of the University of Bohol taking up Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

The victim’s body was found early morning last Saturday, dumped in a bushy area of a vacant lot several meters from the roadside along B. Inting St. Extension, this city. Continue reading