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|Sailing with Captain Charly
|Strolling along Alona Beach on Bohol, I noticed a palau on the beach. When we took a closer look at it, we were approached by a German speaking man with a dark-brown sun-tanned skin and seven-day old beard, who introduced himself as Charly, and who asked us whether we would like to join him for a sailing trip on this craft.... Read more...
|Bohol Emergency Banknotes
|During the Japanese occupation, emergency banknotes where issued by muncipalities or provinces, including Bohol, to be redeemed after the war. Read more...
|Pictures of current Philippine coins. Read more...
|The first in a series of articles describing old Philippine coins. This article deals with the coins used during the three centuries of Spanish rule in the Philippines. Read more...
|Light Earthquake Shakes Bohol
|On March 31 2005, at 8:25 PM, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake was observed in Bohol. The quake was felt throughout the province, but caused no damage or casualities. Read more...
|Baclayon's Cultural Heritage under Threat
|Plans to widen and resurface the coastal ring-road of Bohol pose a threat to a number of one century old houses, as well as to one of the best known historical landmarks of Bohol, the church of Baclayon. Read more...
|Sending Money to the Philippines
|Many Filipinos living abroad and their foreign partners regular send money to the Philippines. There are a number of ways to send money to the Philippines, each with their own pros and cons. Read more...
|Bio-pirates on Panglao seas; scientists leaving next week
|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...
|Marine-Life Study Finds Dozens of New Species in Panglao
|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...
|Sandugo nightly shows at the Tagbilaran City Tourist Port
|BOHOL is currently gearing up for the upcoming 16th Bohol Sandugo Celebration 2004, which is spearheaded by the Bohol Sandugo Foundation. Read more...
|The Philippine Tarsier
|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...
|A Visit to the Philippine Tarsier
|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...
|First Computers from the Computer Project Arrive in Bohol
|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...
|Myth on the Origin of Bohol
|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...
|Victory for the Loboc Children's Choir!
|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...
|Proposed Port at Tangnan Threatens Sensitive Ecosystem
|A proposed port in Tangnan, Panglao, threatens the fragil marine and island eco-systems, and tourism development at Panglao island. Read more...
|Some Notes About SARS
|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...
|Dolphin and Whale watching
|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...
|Sea Shells, Take Them or Leave Them?
|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...
|Why the Bohol Kinampay is Delicious and Fragrant
|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...
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