Ric Obedencio
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DENR stops whale watching in Bohol town
by Ric Obedencio - April 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Despite an endorsement from the Protected Area Management Board, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has stopped the operations of the Sta. Filomena Ecotourism complex in Alburquerque, Bohol for lack...
‘Mother of all resolutions’ blamed for resort construction
by Ric Obedencio - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
The Tagbilaran Baywatch has discovered what it described as the “mother of all resolutions” that paved the way for the construction of a controversial resort and other illegal structures at the Chocolate...
Barangay chiefs confirm Chocolate Hills’ destruction in 1990s
by Ric Obedencio - April 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Two barangay captains confirmed the destruction of Chocolate Hills in two locations here in the late 1990s.
‘Policy on 20 percent use of Chocolate Hills illegal’
by Ric Obedencio - March 19, 2024 - 12:00am
As the controversy over the Chocolate Hills continues to rage, an environmental watchdog has joined the fray, describing as unlawful the policy of the Department on Environment and Natural Resources-Protected Area...
Chocolate Hills resort halts operations
by Ric Obedencio - March 15, 2024 - 12:00am
The Captain’s Peak Resort that lies within the world famous Chocolate Hills area temporarily shut down its operations yesterday, resort manager Julieta Sablas said.
Bohol cops foil kidnap try on Chinese woman
by Ric Obedencio - October 25, 2023 - 12:00am
Operatives of the Bohol police foiled an attempt to kidnap a Chinese woman in Panglao, Bohol yesterday.
Bohol town councilor shot dead
by Ric Obedencio - October 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Councilor Danilo Añora of Buenavista town in Bohol was killed in a gun attack at midnight on Friday.
Bohol pork ban: Village chief faces raps
by Ric Obedencio - August 13, 2023 - 12:00am
A complaint was filed on Friday against a barangay captain and his wife in Tubigon, Bohol for bringing pork products from Cebu
Cabinet chief Evasco wants NIA, NFA abolished
by Ric Obedencio - August 13, 2016 - 12:00am
Secretary to the Cabinet Leoncio Evasco Jr. disclosed that he would propose to President Duterte the abolition of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), the National Food Authority (NFA) and the National Electrification...
Bohol swim is my toughest – Pinoy aquaman
by Ric Obedencio - February 1, 2016 - 9:00am
 Triathlete-lawyer Ingemar Macarine, alias Pinoy Aquaman, described his solo swim crossing the Pamilacan Island to this town on Sunday as the toughest.
Bohol broadcast journalist shot dead
by Ric Obedencio - February 15, 2015 - 12:00am
A radio broadcaster was shot dead by an unidentified gunman while inside his vehicle in Tagbilaran City, Bohol yesterday morning.
Prony, Bohol’s beloved python, dies
by Ric Obedencio - August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Prony, the country’s superstar python, died of still unknown cause yesterday.
LP bets post landslide wins in Visayas areas
by Ric Obedencio - May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Candidates of Liberal Party's Team PNoy in Iloilo City, Bohol and Leyte provinces have swept all elective posts in the May 13 midterm elections.
LP bets post landslide wins in Visayas areas
by Ric Obedencio - May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Candidates of Liberal Party's Team PNoy in Iloilo City, Bohol and Leyte provinces have swept all elective posts in the May 13 midterm elections.
Envoy: China committed to peaceful development
by Ric Obedencio - February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
China is committed to peaceful development and will oppose the wanton use of force to engage in expansion or to seek hegemonism or predominant influence over others, the country’s envoy said yesterday.
Brgy chairman shot dead
by Ric Obedencio - November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Unidentified and motorcycle-riding, masked gunmen shot to death Barangay Chairman Marcelo “Amar” Epe of Barangay Tiptip of this city at past 4 p.m. on Monday (Nov. 19) near his house and Barangay Hall,...
Visayas islands: Top Ranked RP's Eco-tourism Destinations
by Ric Obedencio - July 28, 2012 - 12:00am
 Eco-tourism's "must-see" sites/attractions are not created equal.
"Bohol corals generate $3.4M in revenues" - UN
by Ric Obedencio - February 6, 2012 - 12:00am
“The Bohol Coral Triangle, a major fishing ground, generates $3.4 million of revenues from fishing activities annually,” the United Nations Environment Programme reported.
12th Ubi Festival 2012 unveiled
by Ric Obedencio - January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
The three-day 12th annual Bohol Ubi Festival was unveiled last January 18 with an array of activities, including brisk sales, held at Plaza Rizal, infront of the provincial Capitol despite decreasing productivity...
CDO virtual tent city after Sendong, but.
by Ric Obedencio - January 16, 2012 - 12:00am
 This capital of Misamis Oriental, economic and commercial hub of northern Mindanao, has virtually become a tent city following the assembly of several hundreds of tents courtesy of other countries even as the...
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