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After quake, makeshift churches welcome pilgrims in Bohol

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CRANE sifts through the rubble of the damaged Our Lady of Assumption Parish Church in Dauis in Bohol. AP FILE PHOTO

The 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed centuries-old churches in Bohol province but not the spirit of its people.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

The resilience of Boholanos

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Six months after the destructive 7.2-magnitude earthquake, the people of Bohol province have recovered and are going about their lives as if the temblor took place many years ago.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Carabao not ending up in slaughterhouses

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FARMERS in Barangay San Jose in Mabini town, Bohol province, show off their crossbred carabao. They want their barangay to be known as the “carabao crossbred capital” in the Visayas to underscore their success in improving their native carabao for more benefits. PHOTO BY ANSELMO ROQUE/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Worry not about the country’s beast of burden. Though threatened by the Filipinos’ fondness for “carabeef,” the fate of the carabao is not ending up in slaughterhouses, according to an official of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) in Central Visayas.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino makes pitch for gender equality

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President Benigno Aquino III. MALACANANG FILE PHOTO

To mark International Women’s Day on Saturday, Malacañang vowed to strengthen measures to combat violence against women and provide more opportunities for gender equality and empowerment.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino arrives in Bohol to check on calamity rehabilitation

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President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino arrived at the airport here, on Monday, at around 4 p.m. on board the presidential plane.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4.1 quake jolts Tagbilaran City

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Tagbilaran City, Bohol at 10:24 a.m. Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

New fault line found in Bohol

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has advised around 100 residents of Maribojoc, Bohol, to leave their houses which are located near the coast after a fault line appeared following the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that rocked Cebu and Bohol on Oct. 15 last year.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bohol needs P12B for quake repairs

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A MAN walks past the ruins of the viewing deck of the Chocolate Hills in Carmen town in Bohol after the killer 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the province in October.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bohol will need P12.314 billion to rehabilitate houses, hospitals, schools and other infrastructure damaged by the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that hit the province on Oct. 15, 2013.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Navy says its school design built for 400-kph winds

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The Navy is constructing two school buildings, designed to withstand quakes and strong winds, in a town devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Samar and another struck by a 7.2-magnitude quake in Bohol province.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

UN seeks $19M more in aid for Bohol

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Teacher Maria Lea Anosa inspects the makeshift tent made of tarpaulin, wood and sticks that serves as a temporary classroom in quake-hit Sagbayan town in Bohol. FILE PHOTO

The United Nations humanitarian agency has renewed its call for donor support in quake-devastated Bohol and nearby provinces as it noted urgent shelter needs for more than 360,000 displaced people in Central Visayas.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quake victims cry out

A MAN walks past the ruins of the viewing deck of the Chocolate Hills in Carmen town in Bohol after the killer 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the province in October.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The victims of last year’s powerful earthquake in Bohol feel neglected as attention and aid are focused on typhoon-ravaged Central Visayas.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Quake victims feel neglected after ‘Yolanda,’ says bishop

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A MAN walks past the ruins of the viewing deck of the Chocolate Hills in Carmen town in Bohol after the killer 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the province in October.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The victims of last year’s powerful earthquake in Bohol province feel they have been forgotten, as attention and aid are now focused to typhoon-ravaged Eastern Visayas.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3.7 quake jolts Bohol

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A 3.7 magnitude earthquake shook Bohol at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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