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Chaos mars TBTK polls

Elections failed as shouting matches rule the day

The tumultuous meeting yesterday capped what appeared to be the real situation that threatened the unity of the organization. The factions were believed to be between Betty Veloso Garcia and Dr. Nick Lopez on the other. Lopez is the founding president of TBTK while Veloso is the current chair. Full story

Du Ek Sam matriarch is Tobaw awardee


Melecia Uy a daughter of Uy Kia Kee formerly of Dimiao, who later moved to Tagbilaran City married Samuel Du or Du Ek Sam, the stepson of Du Que Kwan or Pascual Du of Jagna. Pascual Du, together with his brother, Du .Que Chiong, was the biggest buyer of copra in the area. Their business was lucrative, they bought copra from the countryside at competitive prices and selling it to exporters. Full story

Dumaluan told Ombudsman he had ECC for resort bldgs.

Panglao Mayor Doloreich Dumaluan had declared under oath that he had been issued an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for his controversial three-storey building and restaurant in Barangay Bolod, Panglao town, and even had photocopies to prove it. Full story

GMA OK's 50-50 sharing of P42-M Bohol projects
STILL reeling from her “P24-million ride” during her visit here June 5 to inaugurate a 36-kilometer stretch of the Bohol Circumferential Road Improvement Project Phase 2 (BCRIP 2), President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo last week again agreed to fund half of P42-million worth of projects for Bohol under the convergence strategy. Full story

DILG instructs LGUs to stop transport tax levy

WHILE local government units have their share of taxing powers, imposing taxes, fees and charges on transporting goods carried into, out of or passing through their respective localities are however deemed contrary to policies. Full story

CEB retires DC9 planes for all-new Airbus fleet

oCebu Pacific (CEB) started flying an all-new Airbus fleet, July 27, 2006 with maiden flights of Airbus 319 to Zamboanga and Butuan. This makes CEB the youngest fleet in the country and one of the youngest in Asia with a fleet age of less than 7 months. --- Full story

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