Vol. 8 No. 520
July 27, 2014
  Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines

REAL SCORE. Local gas dealers who attended the Friday SP committee hearing included Butch Abaya of GLDS (Caltex brand marketer); Juan Manuel “Manju” Lim, representing his father, Leo Lim (CHEVRON-Caltex); Cortes Vice-Mayor Iven Lim representing his father Oscar Lim (Shell); George Lim of Caltex J.A. Clarin; Ma. Shiela Rubillar of Sea Oil-Talibon; Gerald Renolan of Filoil; Marilou Maboloc of Sea Oil-Ubay, Evelyn Du and Gina Cag-ang of CPG Island, Petron. (PHOTO: RVO)

TAGBILARAN CITY – White stations, or gas pump stations selling “non-branded” oil products are actually the ones raking in huge profits; - and not the usual suspects, the “BIG 3” (Caltex, Shell and Petron).

The new revelation came out following testimonies of local gas dealers invited in last Friday’s Sangguniang Panlalawigan (acting as a committee of the whole) hearing on the raging issue of high oil prices here.

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Bohol gains global IT power thru PLDT fiber
Bohol has acquired at age 160 a connectivity strength it has long needed to be truly global and competitive in major forces of advancement driven by information communications technology.

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THREE MARKERS. The first marker of Blood Compact or “Sandugo” site at barangay Bool, Tagbilaran City, looks abandoned. The shrine and statues of Sikatuna and Legaspi located just about a hundred meters away from the first marker, still in barangay Bool, Tagbilaran City and the latest Blood Compact marker installed by the National Historical Institute (NHI) in barangay Hinawanan, Loay town now declared to be the site where General Migule Lopez de Legaspi’s flagship San Pedro was believed anchored when Datu Sikatuna had the signing compact in March 25, 1565. (Photos: RVO)
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BANGON IGSOON - Engr. Soc Saletrero (with trophy) won the grand prize of the 2014 Bohol Sandugo Song Festival held at the Bohol Cultural Center. Gov. Edgar Chatto handed the trophy and cash prize to Saletrero with his song Bangon Igsoon, interpreted by Flory Rose Vergara who also won the Best Interpretation Award. Also the picture are First Lady Pureza Veloso and Ms. Fidela Uy. Duyan by Joseph Gara and Damgo by John Rey Fuertes won the 2nd and third prize respectively. (next photo). Men behind the scene for the success of the Bohol Sandugo Song Fest 2014, led by Provincial Administrator Ae Damalerio, together with winner Soc Saletrero. (EDCOM)