General informative articles about Bohol, that introduce you to the wonderful island province and its people.
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|17-09-2004||Bio-pirates on Panglao seas; scientists leaving next week||321|
|Non-government organizations (NGOs) in Bohol are alarmed on the news that there are groups of people who are staying on Alona Beach, Panglao Island, are conducting research on marine species. Read more...|
|10-07-2004||Marine-Life Study Finds Dozens of New Species in Panglao||654|
|During an intensive study of marine life around Panglao Island, Bohol, a French researcher has collected thousands of different sea animals such as crabs, shells, sea slugs, and shrimps. Among these dozens of species that are new to science. Read more...|
|02-07-2004||Sandugo nightly shows at the Tagbilaran City Tourist Port||814|
|BOHOL is currently gearing up for the upcoming 16th Bohol Sandugo Celebration 2004, which is spearheaded by the Bohol Sandugo Foundation. Read more...|
|24-04-2004||The Philippine Tarsier||57751|
|The Philippine Tarsier is one of the smallest primates on earth. This shy nocturnal animal can be seen in the special reservation being created for them near Corella. Read more...|
|24-04-2004||A Visit to the Philippine Tarsier||6140|
|With its huge eyes, long tail, and hands and feet that must have inspired Steven Spielberg when he created E.T., the Philippine tarsier is almost Bohol's trademark. Still, few people have had the opportunity to have a close encounter with it... Read more...|
|07-03-2004||First Computers from the Computer Project Arrive in Bohol||738|
|The first computers collected from various companies and individuals in the Netherlands arrived at schools in Bohol in September. Here they are being used for various school activities. Read more...|
|01-12-2003||Myth on the Origin of Bohol||7369|
|A myth on the origin of Bohol, as told by an old woman who lived just below the forest of Verde in Duero, Bohol. Read more...|
|08-10-2003||Victory for the Loboc Children's Choir!||1716|
|The Loboc Children's Choir garnered two major awards at the recently concluded Europe and its Songs 6th International Folksong Choir Festival, which was held this year in Barcelona, Spain, from September 17 to 21, 2003. Read more...|
|28-09-2003||Proposed Port at Tangnan Threatens Sensitive Ecosystem||837|
|A proposed port in Tangnan, Panglao, threatens the fragil marine and island eco-systems, and tourism development at Panglao island. Read more...|
|09-04-2003||Some Notes About SARS||2081|
|The recent outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in China has made a lot of people reluctant to travel to Asia. However, we are still convinced it safe and reasonable to travel to the Philippines. Read more...|
|07-04-2003||Dolphin and Whale watching||1535|
|Dolphin and whale watching is possible from Pamilacan Island. Experienced boatsmen from here will be able to bring you to spots where you can observe whales and dolphins. Read more...|
|25-02-2003||Sea Shells, Take Them or Leave Them?||7049|
|Bohol can pride itself in the interest of many biologists who specialize in the study of shells, as Bohol is one of the most richest habitats of sea shells. Many shells are even unique to Bohol. Although some shells can savely be collected, a number of species are endangered, and critical to the subsitance of the coral reefs, and should be avoided as souvenirs. Read more...|
|21-12-2002||Why the Bohol Kinampay is Delicious and Fragrant||1413|
|The kinampay, or purple ubi, of Bohol is very special. An old folk-tale teaches us how it obtained this special quality. To remember when you taste a delicious ubi cake, or enjoy your ubi ice-cream. Read more...|
|The Boholanos are fond of proverbs. They embody the morals and the wisdom of the people, and reflect their ideas and beliefs in a just a few well choosen words. Here we present a small collection of Boholano proverbs. Read more...|
|Bohol is a favourite bird-watcher's destination in the Philippines. Famous of course is Olango Island, between Mactan Island and Bohol, and part of the province of Cebu, but also Bohol itself has much to offer in the shape of the Rajah Sikatuna National Park. Read more...|
|17-04-2002||Be A Coral Friendly Diver!||247|
|Coral friendly divers go out of their way to help protect and preserve the coral reefs they visit. They pro-actively support marine protected areas and would never intentionally harm a reef or its inhabitants. Here are some of the ways Coral Friendly Divers support protected areas. Read more...|
|16-04-2002||Bohol's Old Churches||18368|
|Bohol has a number of very old churches, dating back to the early years of the Spanish colonization of the island. Read more...|
|16-04-2002||Bohol's Coral Reefs||7069|
|Bohol is surrounded by a large number of coral reefs, which are very rich in life, and a delight to observe, and a prime tourist attraction. Although for many of the reefs, you will need a boat to get there, and scuba equipment to see them, some of them are also easily accessible for snorkelers, and at swimming distance from the beach. Read more...|
|12-04-2002||Doing Bussiness in Bohol||14892|
|Bohol is actively promoting investments from both foreign and domestic investors. The following information was provided by the Bohol Investment Promotion Center (BIPC), to give potential investors an overview of the oportunities and possibilities Bohol has to offer. Read more...|
|31-03-2002||The Chocolate Hills||78394|
|The Chocolate Hills are probably Bohol's most famous tourist attraction. Most people who first see pictures of this landscape can hardly believe that these hills are not man-made. However, up to this day, even geologists can not explain how they where formed. Read more...|
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