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Bohol Capitol Achievements in 2008

By Ric ObedencioThe Sangguniang Panlalawigan has bared its achievements in legislation and other concerns in 2008, said Vice-Gov. Julius Caesar Herrera.Senior board member Cesar Tomas Lopez reported to the Capitol employees and officials that the SP passed a total of 605 Resolutions and 28 Ordinances of various concerns during the first convocation program of the year on January 5, 2009 sponsored by the SP held at Acacia garden, Capitol in this city."All these accomplishments are the fruition of hard work, commitment and cooperation of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Team. It is our way of giving back to the Boholano public in return for their trust and confidence," Herrera pointed out during the program.The vice-governor took the opportunity to expressed gratitude Provincial Board Members and the employees and staff of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Secretariat, Provincial Library and the Vice Governor's Office for their continued commitment, hard work and cooperation. "…

Jatropha in Bohol Philippines

Petrogreen Oil Commodity Holdings, Inc. and the Bohol Poverty Reduction Management Office (BPRMO) target to plant Jatropha in least 3,000 hectares by end of February as a starter.
      Petrogreen sponsored the first Jatropha Propagation Project (JPP) stakeholders' meeting on Friday last week at Soledad Suites Inn.
      Present during the meeting to explain the details of the project to about 60 BPRMO community organizers and coop members were Petrogreen president Ernst Stengg, Petrogreen Managing Director Poch Lamug, Petrogreen Director for Operations Dodong Pasaylo, Governor's Office Chief of Staff Antonieto Pernia- -project director of JPP, Visaya Eskaya Tribe (VET) Provincial Chieftain and Petrogreen Director Datu Roberto Datahan, and Barangay Captain Alfredo Datahan of Bayong, Guindulman.
      Lamug said the company's past efforts proved futile until Governor Erico Aumentado and Pernia talked with them about a tie up in another poverty reduction program under the…

Puno as Philippine President in 2010

Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno who is facing a politically motivated ouster move found many Boholanos his instant fans and supporters.
This surfaced during a random phone/text survey conducted yesterday by the top-rated weekly program "Radyo Merkado"  (7:45-10am, Saturday)  over dyRD. 
A remarkable 79.2% of the respondents even ventured to say that Puno is a "good material for the presidency." Of those who tossed him as a presidential timber, 85% explained their opinion that "it is because the nation needs a credible, honest person to lead this nation by 2010.
"We are tired of traditional politicians whose records would indicate having been linked in one way or the other to graft and corruption," the respondents repeatedly said over the airlanes.
However, 19% of the respondents commented to say that "no matter how credible Puno is, he will be tainted with a political color once he joined the elections next year."
In fact the respondent…