Yap meets with new DSWD regional head

Gov. Arthur Yap today met with the new DSWD Central Visayas head just three days after he urged the agency’s national office to hasten the release of the indigent social pension, especially the senior citizen benefit.

At their capitol meeting, the governor made known to DSWD Reg’l. Dir. Rebeccca Geamala the provincial government’s more aggressive …

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Art of Saving Life

Gov. Art Yap shows support for the voluntary blood donation program. He checked in on volunteer donors as well as public and private collaborators during the Bohol Blood Olympics in celebration of National Blood Donors Month.Over 170 volunteers came to the Ceremonial Hall at the 4th floor of the Provincial Capitol to donate blood and …

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Art launches “Tingog;” health tops concerns

Gov. Arthur Yap, Bohol’s 26th provincial chief executive, is bringing to towns—and making it constant—his art of conversing with the people through their local government workers.

He launched in Loon on Friday the “Tingog sa Mga Bol-anon,” effectively his identity version of the then capitol weekly reporting to the Boholanos via media forum dubbed the …

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World Bank open to support Bohol tourism

Bohol is seen to leap further in terms of tourism with sustained implementation of programs to support Bohol tourism.

In a meeting with Gov. Edgar Chatto on Monday, the World Bank, through its officials led by Lesley Cordero, Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist is convinced Bohol will realize its full potential by improving connectivity and access …

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Pagdumala sa kadalanan sa Bohol giila nga sumbanan sa road funding program sa nasud

GITUMBOK ug giila sa nasudnong kagamhanan ang Bohol nga maoy sumbanan sa programa sa administrasyong Duterte sa paggasto aron itabang sa kadalanan sa mga probinsiya.

Sumala sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), ang Conditional Matching Grant Program (CMGP) gibasi sa malamposong pagpatuman sa Provincial Road Management Facility (PRMF) Program sa Bohol.

Kini gipadayag …

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Duterte signs new law extending 10 more years of tourism zone incentives based on Chatto law

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law extending for another 10 years the granting of incentives by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) to the tourism enterprise zones (TEZ).

According to the Philippine Star report today, the president signed Republic Act 11362 which amended Section 85 and 103 of RA 9593 or …

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Gov. Edgar Chatto and Mayor Elvi Peter Relampagos lead blessing and launching of TaRSIER117 sub-office in Loon with Board Member Ricky Masamayor, Provincial Administrator Ae Damalerio, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management officer Anthony Damalerio and TaRSIER117 head Mark Sidney Galia.The TaRSIER117 sub-office is the 6th emergency response office, the main being in Tagbilaran City and …

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Kapunongan sa mga kawani sa probinsiya nagpasalamat sa administrasyong Chatto

NAGPASALAMAT ang Bohol Provincial Employees League (BOPEL) sa tanang suporta gikan sa administrasyon ni Gob. Edgar Chatto.

Ang organisasyon sa mga rank-and-file employees sa kagamhanang probinsiyal adunay 1,350 ka mga membro.

Gihulagway ni Engr. Ronilita Bunado, presidente sa BOPEL, ang 2018 nga laing mapuslanong tuig sa kapunongan.

Kini kay natuman ang mga target nga proyekto …

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Giant Clams Hatchery

Bohol proves convergence is key to sustainable peace and development as Gov. Edgar Chatto led the blessing and inauguration of the Bohol Giant Clams Hatchery at the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Facility in Sinandigan, Ubay last Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Six years saw to the success of the establishment of the hatchery …

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InSPIRED HEAT IT Bohol Caravan ‘stirs up’ Tubigon

THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT of Bohol’s (PGBh) InSPIRED HEAT IT Bohol Caravan in Tubigon “stirred up” residents as it brought development initiatives closer to the people.

Tubignons, led by Mayor Wiiliam Jao and Vice-Mayor Billy Fortich, could not contain their excitement several days prior to the actual visitation in preparing the venue, putting up the necessary …

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Tearful farewell SOPA challenges Chatto successor

His tearful, impact valedictory State of the Province Address (SOPA) on Thursday did not only validate the rarity of Edgar Migriño Chatto, Bohol governor for nine years until noon of June 30, 2019.

The farewell report of the accomplished capitol chief executive summarized his achievements since 2010 that now more than pose a great challenge …

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19th Ubi Festival

Gov. Edgar Chatto and KOPIA Director Woongoo Ha lead ribbon cutting rites to open the 19th Ubi Festival this afternoon at the Bohol Agricultural Promotions Center (APC) Grounds.

The governor said growing the sacred crop ubi is part of great plan to boost Bohol economy and lower poverty.

Bohol’s development framework has agriculture, tourism, and …

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Congratulations to all passers of the 2018 Good Financial Housekeeping

Congratulations to all passers of the 2018 Good Financial Housekeeping (GFH)!

Passers of the Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping in the province comprised one city, and 42 municipalities

✔️Tagbilaran City✔️Alburquerque✔️Alicia✔️Antequera✔️Baclayon✔️Balilihan✔️Batuan✔️Bien Unido✔️Bilar✔️Buenavista✔️Calape✔️Candijay✔️Carmen✔️Catigbian✔️Clarin✔️Corella✔️Cortes✔️Dagohoy✔️Dauis✔️Dimiao✔️Duero✔️Garcia-Hernandez✔️Guindulman✔️Inabanga✔️Jagna✔️Getafe✔️Lila✔️Loay✔️Loboc✔️Loon✔️Maribojoc✔️Panglao✔️Pilar✔️Pres. Carlos P. Garcia✔️Sagbayan✔️San Isidro✔️Sierra Bullones✔️Sikatuna✔️Talibon✔️Trinidad✔️Tubigon✔️Ubay✔️Valencia

The Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping (formerly the Seal of Good Housekeeping) is a component of the Seal …

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The Special Action Committee is set to orient the new PNP Chief about the peace and order programs being implemented in Bohol

New Bohol Police Provincial Director Senior Superintendent Julius Cesar Gornez calls on Gov. Edgar Chatto and Provincial Administrator Ae Damalerio at the People’s Mansion this afternoon. Gornez recalled a number of instances where he met with the governor in peace and order functions such as the Regional Peace and Order Council meetings. Chatto took …

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One Bohol Power Competitive Selection Process Committee and Technical Working Group

Gov. Edgar Chatto convened this morning the One Bohol Power Competitive Selection Process Committee and Technical Working Group in a joint meeting. The group consisting of heads and technical personnel of the three distribution utilities discussed guidelines to follow, compliance to requirements, concerns that should be anticipated, as well as adjustment of timetables for …

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Gov. Edgar Chatto is shown opening the water sprinklers in the newly-planted part of the Eskaya community-based vegetable farm in Cantaub, Sierra Bullones. Wide parts of the farm have many kinds of vegetables already fully grown. The farm is a community vegetable development project assisted by the Provincial Government through the Office of the Provincial Agriculture …

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Top Taiwan chamber official eyes investments in Bohol

A top Taiwan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) official is seeing potential investments in Bohol, which modern international airport operates this year.

Gov. Edgar Chatto yesterday welcomed David Huang, vice president of the TCCI in the Philippines, on his first visit here to explore investment opportunities.

Huang manifested to Chatto Taiwan’s increasing interest in …

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Big manpower even at initial operation of Panglao airport

Gov. Edgar Chatto will like the manpower need met as sufficiently as possible for Bohol Panglao airport’s initial operation this year that already requires around 190 aviation and customs officers and personnel.

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) alone is assigning 400 officers and personnel when the airport’s commercial operation goes full swing …

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Boholano Arts Month pays tribute to Direk Maryo J

THE PHILIPPINE FILM Industry still grieves the loss of Mario Margarito Jorolan de los Reyes, or Direk Maryo J, to his colleagues and countless fans.

Direk Maryo succumbed to a heart attack on the night of January 27, a day after his press conference for the upcoming wide release of the independent sci-fi film “Instalado.”

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Pagsulbong sa produksyon sa humay sa Rehiyon ug Bohol: Mapuslanong kaugmaran

GIILA sa Departamento sa Agrikultura (DA) nga hilabihan kamapuslanon nga kaugmaran ang pagsulbong sa produksyon sa humay sa Central Visayas, ilabi na sa Bohol.

Gitaho sa DA ug Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) ang taas kaayong pagsaka, 45%, sa ani sa humay sa Rehiyon 7 gikan sa 231,982 metriko toneladas sa 2016 ngadto sa 335,420 metriko …

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AS A RESPECTED and influential figure in the field of tourism, Gov. Edgar M. Chatto spoke before international tourism stakeholders during the “Second International Conference on Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality” at the Holy Name University in Dampas Friday evening.

He laid out in his powerpoint presentation the State of Tourism Development in the Province of …

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Team gimugna ni Chatto aron moedukar sa mga Bol-anon kalabot sa pederalismo

GILAGDAAN ni Gob. Edgar Chatto sa atubangan sa mga kapitan sa tibuok lalawigan ganiha ang usa ka executive order nga nagmugna sa Federalism Caravan Team sa Bohol.

Kini atol sa ikaduhang adlaw sa Provincial Congress sa Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) o Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB), Bohol Chapter, nga gipahigayon sa Bohol Tropics, syudad …

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Wa nahumang proyektong tulay gipaaksyonan ni Chatto sa DPWH

Gawas sa nalata nga nasyonal nga karsada sa Cortes, laing proyekto sa DPWH ang gireklamo ug gipaaksyonan ni Gob. Edgar Chatto.

Kini sa dihang nasayran ni Chatto sa niaging tuig nga usa ka proyektong tulay sa Matin-ao, Sierra-Bullones ang giabandonar sa kontraktor.

Ang Cortes sakop sa DPWH-I ubos ni Engr. De Francis Antonio Flores samtang …

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Agri Sec Piñol, Gov. Chatto makigtagbo sa mga mag-uuma pag-ugmad sa industriya sa gatas

MAKIGKITA si Agriculture Sec. Manny Piñol ug Gob. Edgar Chatto sa mga mag-uuma ug ubang natungdang sektor ugma kalabot sa paghimo sa Bohol nga dairy capital sa nasud.

Kini kabahin sa pangandam sa hingpit nga paglusad sa Bohol ning tuiga aron manguna sa produksyon ug industriya sa gatas gikan sa hayop sa tibuok Pilipinas.

Gawas …

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Chatto bares top priorities; keeps vision on surer track

Gov. Edgar Chatto has identified the top 10 priority programs and projects of his administration in 2018—and more beyond—in keeping on clearer and surer track his vision for the province.

Although in no particular order, the development priorities are topped by the target turnover of the Bohol Panglao airport in June and its commercial …

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Chatto bullish of grander Bohol achievements in 2018

(Tagbilaran City, Dec. 31, 2017)—Gov. Edgar Chatto is bullish of grander achievements for Bohol in 2018 as the province today caps another impact year of development.

Bohol will assert its competitiveness with the completion of the Panglao airport this coming June and its consequent commercial operation by August.

Year 2018 is hoped to see …

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Chatto molupad sa Indonesia aron mosulti sa kalibutan

MOLUPAD si Gob. Edgar Chatto ngadto sa Indonesia ning adlawa aron mamulong sa kalibutanong panagtapok tumong sa mas dayag ug takus nga kagamhanan alang sa langkob nga kauswagan.

Ang gobernador sa Bohol usa sa duha lang ka Pilipinong mosulti sa Asia Pacific Leaders Forum sa Jakarta, Indonesia nga buksan ugma, Huwebes, Disyembre 14.

Ang …

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Chatto one of only two Filipinos to speak at Asia Pacific Leaders Forum

Gov. Edgar Chatto will be one of only two Filipinos to speak at the Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum (APLF) on Open Government in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday in a rare global recognition of Bohol governance.

Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Sec. Benjamin Diokno is the other invited speaker from the Philippines.

The forum …

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The credibility of Gov. Edgar Chatto’s leadership in securing outside supports to his programs and projects has been deemed further magnified by the recent and latest Bohol governance achievements.

Chatto is receiving in Manila today the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Award for the province from the Department of Interior and Local Government …

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Four-time ASEAN NOC-commissioned Bohol starts hosting 4-day SOM meetings today

THE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN 2017) four-day Senior Officials’ and Ministers’ (SOM) Meeting kicks-off today in Bohol, specifically Panglao.

Gov. Edgar M. Chatto and Police Regional Office (PRO-7) Chief and Task Group (TG) Bohol Head PCSupt Jose Mario Espino led Friday’s send-off ceremony for the 3,762 officers and men from 21 government …

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Chatto mipahalipay sa Boholanang kampeyon sa weightliftintg sa Asya

GIPAHALIPAYAN ni Gob. Edgar Chatto ang 19 anyos nga babayeng Bol-anong gold medalist sa kampeyonato sa weightlifting sa Asya.

Personal nga nakigkita sa gobernador ganiha si Elien Rose Perez uban ang iyang coach nga si Samuel Alegada, kinsa sakop sa national weightlifting team kaniadto.

Usa si Perez sa mga Bol-anong gipasidunggan atol sa Pres. …

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Di mapapas ang Bohol sa kasaysayan sa 2017 ASEAN Summit sa Pilipinas

MAGTAPOT ang Bohol sa kasaysayan sa Association of Southeast Asian Nations kay usa si Gob. Edgar Chatto sa piniling gobernador nga gipatambong sa ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner sa mga presidente sa daghang nasud.

Kini nahitabo sa SMX Convention Center sa kaulohan kagabii, Lunes, kanus-a giabi-abi ni Pres. Rodrigo Duterte ang mga presidente sa 10 …

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Bohol now in “Hall of Fame” of governance in the country

Bohol under Gov. Edgar Chatto has earned the country’s most-coveted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) for the third time in a row—and in a feat admittedly hard for a local government unit (LGU) to achieve.

The SGLG is the highest award and recognition given by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) …

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Monetary Board approves Bohol Central Bank

Afters years of staunch lobbying in Manila, the Monetary Board (MB) has finally approved the establishment of a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) full branch in Bohol costing a third of a billion.

The board, which has seven members appointed by the Philippine president, exercises the powers and functions of the BSP, also known …

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Bohol wins business-friendliest province award; ‘beats the giants’

Bohol has won the biggest Philippine business organization’s “Most Business-Friendly Province” Award in a first-time feat that “toppled all the giants.”

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) had the honor of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte conferring the grand award to Gov. Edgar Chatto during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference at the Manila Hotel …

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Brunei king’s trusted minister coming back for Bohol charm

Brunei Darussalam’s energy minister, also reputed to be the most senior and trusted minister of the king of the oil-rich nation, is definitely coming back to this island-province that seems to charm him endlessly.

Minister of Energy and Industry Awang Haji …

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Barangay officials see their new capitol, governor

Bohol barangay officials today trooped to see their new capitol and new governor, Arthur Yap, 38 days since he assumed the province’s highest elective office.

The 26th Bohol governor welcomed them as he had also them meeting with some provincial department heads on varied concerns affecting the grassroot constituency.

Yap turned over assistance for different …

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SAYOP ang pag-ingon nga ang Order sa Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) para lang sa Bohol Light Company, Inc. (BLCI) ug way labot ang Boheco I ug Boheco II.

Sayop pod ang estorya nga P5 matag kilowatthour (kwh) ang ikunhod sa presyo’s kuryente nunot sa ERC Order nga giluwatan niadtong Agosto 1.

Ang ERC nagmando sa …

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Matag bulan, makadawat ang distribution utilities (DUs) og power bill gikan sa Independent Electricity Market Operators of the Philippines (IEMOP), nga maoy Market Operator (MO) sa Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM).

Si WESM ubos sa pagmando ni Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) isip maoy governing body.

Ang mga DUs sa Bohol mao ang Boheco 1, …

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