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PPA toll hike under fire
Installation of x-ray machine provokes outrage from public after 100% hike in terminal fee

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is at the receiving end of a public outrage over its proposal to increase by 100% the terminal fee which is operated by a private entity at the city wharf. Actually, the 100% increase will not go to the pockets of the terminal operator — Starlight Marine Services, Inc. but to the PPA. Full story

Who's afraid of Panglao's Mayor Dumaluan?

That will make an interesting match up if ever former mayor Benedicto Alcala will make good his threat for a return bout against the incumbent mayor. What makes the Panglao mayoralty derby exciting is the welter of chares and countercharges hurled by both camps over the airlanes. If Dumaluan has its radio program over Station DYRD entitled Ang Bag-ong Panglao, his enemies in return bought two 30-minute slots over Station DYTR which they call Panglao Pagpakabana. Full story

Guv orders removal of barricade in resort

GOV. Erico Aumentado ordered yesterday the removal of a barricade on a barangay road near the newly built resort identified as Eskaya Resort and Spa. The order to remove the obstacle was addressed to Richard Lim, chief executive officer of the resort. The order was served the other day. A copy of the order, which was signed by lawyer Handel Lagunay, provincial legal officer and approved by Gov. Aumentado was e-mailed to Lim yesterday afternoon. Full story

Task Force prefers local funds for Panglao Airport
THE Panglao Island Tourism Estate Inter-Agency Task Force (PITE IA-TF) chaired by Gov. Erico Aumentado Tuesday opts for local funding over a foreign loan to finance the construction of the Panglao Bohol International Airport Development Project (PBIADP). The choice came by way of a resolution after Aumentado presented to the body the advantages and disadvantages of the options and the members went into “nominal voting.” “We will forward immediately to the National Economic and Development Authority [NEDA] our preferred funding source for its guidance and to push its implementation,” the governor said. Full story

Job fair for domestic Helpers set Dec. 6-7

TALIBON – STIRRING the under-utilized manpower on this part of Bohol , Mayor Juanario Item recently announces the coming jobs fair December 6-7. The move is continuing the government effort in putting the country's thousands of job seekers and skilled workers of the town. For the December fair, Maanyag International Manpower Corporation (MIMC) a Manila based and Philippines Overseas and Employment Agency (POEA) licensed recruitment agency opens up positions for domestic helpers for Singapore and State of Kuwait. Full story

25 Bohol businesses earn DTI recognition

The recognition also came with the awarding of the DTI Bronze and Silver Seals signifying the highest level of ethics in business. This they did by upholding a fair and honest marketplace through voluntary self-regulation and service excellence to allow consumers to get their money's worth. Full story
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November 26, 2006 issue