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Unemployment worsens to 7.5%

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Job fair in SM City Davao. INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

The Philippines’ unemployment rate rose to 7.5 percent in January from 7.1 percent a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced Tuesday.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tilted Maribojoc house needs straightening up

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THE ANQUILEROS’ three-story abode after the earthquake. Photo by Tessa R. Salazar

The 7.2-magnitude temblor that shook Bohol and Cebu provinces on Oct. 15 took away lives and damaged not just the old churches in Bohol. It also put in disarray properties, particularly houses.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

Restoration of Bohol churches a big challenge, say experts

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ANOTHER damaged church in Dauis. Photo by Tessa R. Salazar

What the 7.2-magnitude temblor that struck this province on Oct. 15 did in just a little over a minute, could take up to two decades for human hands to undo.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

Cebu, Bohol coconut farmers to get incentives

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Some 4,500 coconut farmers in Cebu and Bohol are expected to receive a total of P8.2 million in incentives through the Philippine Coconut Authority’s cash-for-work program.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

NFA releases milled rice for disaster-hit areas

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The National Food Authority has given out over the past two months a total of 25,850 sacks of milled rice to those affected by heavy rains across the nation, the earthquake in the Visayas and the standoff in Zamboanga City.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

NFA releases milled rice for disaster-hit areas

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The National Food Authority has given out over the past two months a total of 25,850 sacks of milled rice to those affected by heavy rains across the nation, the earthquake in the Visayas and the standoff in Zamboanga City.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Citibank offers debt payment relief to those displaced by Bohol-Cebu quake

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Global banking giant Citibank has offered debt payment relief to credit cardholders and personal loan customers who were victimized by the recent 7.2-magnitude earthquake that devastated Central Visayas.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Philippines’ biggest firms rush to help quake victims

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A religious icon remains encased amid the rubble in Bohol province in central Philippines Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, a day after a 7.2-magnitude quake hit Bohol and Cebu provinces. In addition to the usual corporate donations of relief goods, San Miguel Corp. on Wednesday said it would devote resources to help rehabilitate several centuries-old churches in both provinces damaged by the temblor.  AP PHOTO/KIKO ROSARIO

A day after a powerful earthquake struck Bohol and Cebu provinces, the country’s largest corporations rushed into action to deliver aid to devastated areas.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOTC initiates more airport projects

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The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has earmarked nearly P100 million for the development of two provincial airports that are expected to serve as gateways to several of the country’s emerging tourist hotspots.

Posted: March 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Bohol’s premiere destination for luxurious accommodations

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LAMIAN Restaurant at Bellevue Resort

Properties along the sun-bleached, sandy coastline of Bohol are becoming scarce. The island of Panglao in the Western Visayan province of Bohol has become one of the world’s most desirable destinations for travelers who want resort living without losing the charm of an island setting.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

Ayala bent on putting up P1.3B power plant in Bohol

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Conglomerate Ayala Corp. remained keen on pursuing the P1.3 billion 8-megawatt Cantakoy mini-hydropower project in Bohol despite the opposition lodged by its local government due to concerns about safety and the environment.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Pay P1,200 for a food tour of Bohol at night

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CHEF Rafael of Amorita, doing a cooking demo.

Bohol is known for many things-mainly for its unique culture and unbelievable natural wonders. Surprisingly, though, this island province in the Visayan region is less often associated with gastronomic wonders.

Posted: December 24th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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