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Panglao rape slay gains prominence
Case gains prominence since victim is the mayor's cousin

The celebrated Dumaluan rape-murder case has taken an exciting twist after the policeman who investigated the case revealed that the accused now under detention is not the only perpetrator. SPO1 Dominie Ragusta made the revelation in an affidavit dated Oct. 24, 2006 which was subscribed and sworn to before lawyer Venzencio Arcamo who is also a town councilor of Panglao. Ragusta, who is presently with the Dauis PNP, declared in his affidavit that he was assigned with the PNP in Panglao from 1999 to July 2004. Full story

Mayor Lim all praises to De la Serna's gesture

Mayor Dan Lim yesterday lauded the gesture of lawyer Victor de la Serna to allow the city government to use the land owned by his family for the city's drainage system. “This is what we should bear in mind. The example given by Atty. De la Serna for all of us should not be in vain. More than just the piece of land that he owned, the city and the people are beneficiaries of this benevolence for everybody's benefit. This is real community concern,” Lim stressed. Full story

Social marketing mulled to sweep “landfill foes”

This stand comes even with the BEMO claim that the bulk of refuse that goes to the cluster sanitary landfill constitute only the a small portion of the garbage from the towns. The cluster has earlier agreed on garbage segregation at source, which in their consultations have revealed to significantly reduce the garbage for the Alburquerque facility. BEMO data however show that as early as 2002, Bohol has asked for a technical assistance from Eco governance on the ESWM peaking in the signing of a memorandum of agreement with ten towns of Alburquerque, Corella, Cortes, Baclayon, Tagbilaran, Dauis, Panglao, Loon and Maribojoc. In the same year, the landfill site has been identified based on its geophysical consideration. Full story

SSS pensioners to get 5-month pay-Templo
IT'S an early Christmas for Social Security Systems (SSS) pensioners when they will get this month of November a five-month bonanza in differential pay over and above their usual Christmas bonuses. The cash windfall comes from the 10 percent pension increase, which was announced by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo earlier last week, a senior official said. Full story

Bohol fibers to unroll At Visayas OTOP Fair

IF invitations do not get turned down, Bohol raffia from the 8 fiber entrepreneurs of Inabanga would unroll as key products from the Bohol delegation to the first Visayas crafts fair in Cebu this month. Also invited for the region's biggest craftmasters' and makers' selling and exposition event are 4 small to medium enterprises into handicrafts and souvenirs in Tubigon and one from Sagbayan. Full story

All systems go for tourism festival

IT is all systems go as Maribojoc wants to impress itself in the tourism map of the province. Maribojoc officials led by dynamic Mayor Gavino Redulla has set a four day tourism festival, an activity bound to present the coastal town as one of the tourist destinations here. The nobler aim, of course is to promote Maribojoc tourist spots via the 2nd Annual Tourism Festival on November 20-24. This as the local officials envisioned tourism as a miracle solution to dent on the economic emancipation dream of the Maribocjanons. Full story
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November 19, 2006 issue