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Festival of champs

The Sandugo season is a five-month-long festival commemorating the friendship blood compact. For this, Tagbilaran earns the name as the City of Friendship. Recorded as the first international treaty of friendship between Spanish conqueror Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and local chieftain Si Katuna in 1565, the yearly commemoration transforms Bohol into a “semi-Caribbean” island. Full story

Lim shares Sikatuna award with people of Tagbilaran

Tagbilaran Mayor Dan Lim yesterday said he was sharing his Sikatuna award with the people of Tagbilaran City. Lim was chosen as one of this year's Sikatuna awardees during the 152nd Bohol Day rites held Saturday. He was honored on the basis of his leadership that placed Tagbilaran as one of 10 investor-friendly cities in the Philippines. Full story

Before imposing P50T fines…

DENR, resort owners set a 30-day ECC deadline

ESTABLISHMENTS and resort owners remiss in securing the necessary Environmental Compliance Certificates (ECC) for their structures have only a month to process their applications before the Department of Environment and Natural Resources swoops in on them. Full story

Panglao water woes: “Gone in 180 days?”
This as Panglao municipal council adopts a resolution July 19, 2006 finally authorizing Mayor Doloriech Dumaluan to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with a city-based water utilities provider, the Bohol Water Utilities Incorporated (BWUI). Full story

Regional wage board ok's P10-18 increase!

FROM the P75-P95 wage increase earlier proposed by workers and unions here, the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) for Central Visayas has approved P10-18 increase in daily minimum wage, effective August 1, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Director Elias Cayanong said in reports.------ Full story

Sandugo Events at Island City

What's going on today at Island City ? Big events are in store for everyone today, July 23, as Island City Mall welcomes all visitors and balikbayan in the celebration of this year's Sandugo Festival and TBTK 2006. Full story

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July 23, 2006 issue