Tagbilaran - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Tagbilaran


Tagbilaran Airport to be closed, all flights moving to Bohol-Panglao

Nov 27, 2018 - 4:30 PM

The new Bohol-Panglao International Airport will be the sole commercial airport that will serve the province of Bohol

NEW BOHOL AIRPORT. The Bohol-Panglao International Airport will be the sole commercial airport servicing the province starting November 28. Photo from Cebu Pacific

Tommy Osmeña’s ex-aide shot dead in anti-drugs operation

Jun 27, 2018 - 3:18 PM

Adonis Dumpit is killed by National Bureau of Investigation agents in an 'drug interdiction' operation in Tagbilaran City, Bohol

FAVORED COP. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña bailed out SPO1 Adonis Dumpit before turning him into a security aide. Photo from Cebu City PIO

PAL to start Davao-Siargao route on March 25

Mar 05, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The new route will fly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays

RevGov rallies in the provinces: Where's Duterte? Where are the crowds?

Dec 01, 2017 - 12:59 AM

Here's how planned rallies in the cities of Davao, Tagbilaran, Baguio, and Tuguegarao have turned out

Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Ex-Bohol mayor sued at Comelec for media work during election season

Aug 29, 2017 - 7:41 AM

Former Tagbilaran City mayor Dan Neri Lim is accused of working as a radio host while at the same time being a candidate for congressman

DOUBLE DUTY? Former Tagbilaran City mayor Dan Neri Lim is accused of working as a radio host while running for congressman in the previous election season. File photo

Philippine Airlines set to launch Bohol-South Korea route

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:30 PM

PAL will have direct flights from Tagbilaran to Incheon beginning Thursday June 22 It will also open a Bohol Cebu route

Cebu Pacific to launch 2 new routes from Cagayan de Oro

Jan 23, 2017 - 6:25 PM

The Gokongwei led airline will be flying between Cagayan de Oro and Tagbilaran as well as between Cagayan de Oro and Bacolod starting March this year

NORTHERN MINDANAO. Both routes will beusing the new ATR 72-600 aircraft that is expected to arrive in early March. Rappler file photo

Endangered thresher shark found dead in Bohol market

Jul 21, 2015 - 7:31 PM

Marine wildlife advocates ask for stricter ordinances on shark and ray protection

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12 persons hospitalized in Bohol for red tide poisoning

Jun 25, 2015 - 7:32 PM

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas warns the public against eating crustaceans and other seafood in Tagbilaran and Dauis

'World-class, eco-friendly' airport in Bohol to rise by 2018

May 27, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The New Bohol Airport which will replace the 11th busiest gateway in the country by 2018 is seen to boost annual capacity to 1 7 million passengers

CONTRACT SIGNING. The New Bohol Airport is set to rise by 2018. In the photo are Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto (left) and Chiyoda Associate Director Tadayoshi Kimura (right). All photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Flights to Tagbilaran, 8 areas cancelled due to weather

Jan 11, 2014 - 10:47 PM

Local airlines cancel flights to 9 areas due to bad weather

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image taken at 5:32 am, January 11, 2014. Image from PAGASA

VLOG: Bohol entering early recovery phase

Oct 21, 2013 - 10:07 PM

Residents of Tagbilaran City in Bohol are struggling to move forward in what officials call the ‘recovery phase ’

Phivolcs on Magnitude 8 quake rumors: False

Oct 21, 2013 - 3:33 PM

Lack of information about geological risks not the only problem in quake hit areas; misinformation is worse

SEVERE DAMAGE. The damaged portion of the Tubigon Municipal Hall, 19 October 2013. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Quake infra damage now at P867M; Death toll at 186

Oct 21, 2013 - 9:46 AM

Population affected by the quake goes down to 3 003 001 people based on DSWD assessment

RUINS. The ruins of the San Vicente Parish in Maribojoc, Bohol, 20 October 2013. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

After Bohol quake: Worry, recovery

Oct 20, 2013 - 12:26 PM

Worry That s the emotion prevalent in affected Bohol towns But people try to find a sense of normalcy

A BELL WITHOUT A BELFRY. The bell of the San Vicente Parish Church in Maribojoc, Bohol lies among the church's ruins, 20 October 2013. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Bohol: Rising from the rubble

Oct 19, 2013 - 9:18 AM

It s a different thing to talk about the devastation caused by the quake but it s also another story when you are in the midst of it says Bohol Gov Edgar Chatto

Gov Chatto: Bohol still a tourist destination

Oct 18, 2013 - 9:47 PM

Governor Chatto of Bohol says rebuilding the damaged centuries old cathedrals will take time but even their ruins will become tourist attractions

PH quake death toll rises to 172

Oct 18, 2013 - 3:35 PM

The death toll from the earthquake that hit the central Philippines reaches 172

AFTER THE QUAKE. Survivors of the quake in Tagbilaran, Bohol, rest in a shelter on a hospital parking lot. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO

Quake toll now 158; 3.4M people affected

Oct 17, 2013 - 8:31 AM

UPDATED More than 3 4 million people all in Central Visayas have been affected by Tuesday s magnitude 7 2 tremor; aftershocks continue to rattle region

FOUR-LETTER WORD. A 'Help' sign is seen while Filipino children play outside their makeshift tents in rice fields drive following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Calape, Bohol, Philippines, 16 October 2013. EPA/Dennis Sabangan

Bohol towns isolated, relief delayed

Oct 16, 2013 - 7:44 PM

Death toll is at 144 Damaged roads and bridges make rescue and relief efforts difficult if not impossible Teams have to travel by foot or by boat

RISING DEATH TOLL. A local of Loon, Bohol watches over the body of a relative who was killed by the Visayas quake. Photo by Agence France-Presse/Jay Directo

Aquino visits quake-hit Bohol, Cebu

Oct 16, 2013 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED Moving forward the President says the aim of stakeholders should be zero casualties in any disaster

ASSURANCE. President Benigno Aquino III (3rd L) speaks to evacuees at the CPG Sports Complex in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, 16 October 2013. Photo courtesy of the DSWD Twitter account @dswdserves

Tagbilaran City set for elections

May 09, 2013 - 11:43 PM

Local Comelec officials say that Bohol is ready for elections

LP mayoral bet arrested for guns

May 09, 2013 - 6:39 AM

After several killings in Bohol LP mayoralty bet Alfonso Del Rosario is arrested for possession of high powered ammunition