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Panglao seeks water recycling
Sun.Star - Philippines
Mactan Rock recently gained the confidence of the Panglao local government after it proposed to the legislators of Panglao, Bohol to set up a water ...
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Expropriate Panglao lots for P3B airport
Bohol Chronicle - Tagbilaran,Bohol,Philippines
The government is bent on expropriating lots intended for the P3-billion Panglao Bohol International Airport on the event that some land owners will refuse ...
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Panglao dads "approve" water treatment plant
Philippine Information Agency - Philippines
Tagbilaran City (17 March) -- SETTING aside their political biases, Panglao legislators "approved in principle" the proposal of a private investor to set up ...
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RDC7 endorses Bohol road project to NEDA
Bohol Chronicle - Tagbilaran,Bohol,Philippines
Aside from the road, it involves the two bridges that link Panglao Island to the Bohol mainland with a total length of 100 lineal meters. ...
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10 - Saudi royals, ALI to build US$ 150-M resort in Panglao - Minsterley,UK
Details of the deal are still unavailable but the President said investors concerned chose to locate their project in Panglao because of its exceptional ...
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Saudi prince plans to build Bohol resort
ABS CBN News - Philippines
Mrs. Arroyo said that the "decision of Prince Alwaleed to invest in Panglao was a result of her discussions with the heads of the oil-rich Kingdom of Saudi ...
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Shimao Group to invest in Bohol
Bohol Chronicle - Tagbilaran,Bohol,Philippines
To help Hui decide on the particular business to invest in, the governor said construction of the Panglao Bohol International Airport Development Project ...
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NBI re-opens probe on rape-murder case
Bohol Chronicle - Tagbilaran,Bohol,Philippines
Hora disclosed that there may be five other suspects who participated in the rape-murder of Vivian Dumaluan in barangay Bolod, Panglao sometime in April ...
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Panglao Bohol International Airport Update

The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) has endorsed Gov. Erico Aumentado's request to frontload the 2010 budget for the Panglao Bohol International Airport to 2009.
  In a letter to Budget and Management Secretary Rolando Andaya, DOTC Secretary Leandro Mendoza favorably endorsed Aumentado's request seeking the frontloading, citing among other reasons, that 2010 is an election year.
  As such, Aumentado had explained, Congress might not be able to approve on time the calendar year 2010 General Appropriations Act (GAA), giving the country no other choice but to operate on a reenacted budget.
  A reenacted budget would jeopardize the airport project, the governor pointed out, because the 2009 budget carries only P307.5 million for the airport. The balance of the amount that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo earlier approved for DOTC to come up with stands at P690,971,398 for a total allocation needed of P998,471,398.
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Philippine Mining Service Corporation

The Philippine Mining Service Corporation has inaugurated Friday the Jetty Pier expansion project located at the company's compound of this limestone-rich town. 
PMSC assistant department manager for operations Winston Bolo said the project is part of the development thrusts of the company and to address the needs of its clientele. 
The inauguration was graced by resident manager Paul M. Espina and vice-president for operations Hitoshi Sato and top guns of the company. 
Unveiling of the marker and ribbon-cutting were administered by Mr. Osamu Makimoto, PMSC president and Yosuke Tomida, PMSC vice-president and treasurer and Mayor Myrna Naldoza Schreurs and other guests. 
Blessing of the new facility was officiated by Rev. Fr. Sabino Rebosura II then turnover of the project by Mr. Takashi Shibuya, Jetty Pier project manager, to Mr. Sato. Mr. Arturo Bajao, assistant manager for maintenance did the inaugural heraldry. 
Fellowship dinner and inaugural program that ensued showed Mr. Paul M. …

Bohol Tourist Spots - Bohol Attractions

Heading east from Tagbilaran along the south coast takes you first to the coastal fishing town of BOOL , 5km away. Said to be the oldest settlement on the island, it's also the site of the  Blood Compact Site, marked by an attractive bronze sculpture on the seafront. This is the spot where local chieftain Rajah Sikatuna and Miguel Lopez de Legazpi concluded an early round of Philippine–Spanish hostili-ties in 1565 by signing a compact in blood. Every year for one week in July, Boholanos gather in Bool for the  Sandugo  (One Blood)  festival  which, apart from the usual beauty pageants and roast pigs, includes a passionate re-enactment of the blood ceremony.
About 2km east of Bool, BACLAYON  is the site of  Baclayon Church, the oldest stone church in the Philippines. Much of the existing facade was added by the Augustinian Recollects in the nineteenth century, but the rest dates back to 1595 and was declared a national historical landmark in 1995. The church's convent has been t…