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An island in the Visayan Islands of central Philippines north of Mindanao in the Bohol Sea. The Bohol Strait separates Bohol from Cebu.
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(Placename) an island of the central Philippines. Chief town: Tagbilaran. Pop: 1 139 130 (2000). Area: about 3900 sq km (1500 sq miles)
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an island in the S central Philippines. 806,013; 1492 sq. mi. (3864 sq. km).
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Bohol province's airport can now service night flights, prompting officials to say visiting one of the country's top tourism destinations would now be more convenient and affordable.
So, we are directing all stations here in Central Visayas Cebu and Bohol province not to allow sea vessels with 250 gross tonnage and below to navigate,' Encina said.
A native of Bohol province, he was the third bishop to serve the Diocese of Butuan.
The ferry, which left Tagbilaran City in nearby Bohol province around 8am, was approaching the Cebu island when the incident occurred, he said.
Military and police officials say a soldier and at least five gunmen were killed in an ongoing clash in Inabanga town in Bohol province, a popular tourist destination.
government workers work to set up a makeshift bridge in Cortez town, Bohol province. The USGS estimates a 43% chance that economic losses will amount to at least $100 million and a 24% chance that losses will Lop 51 billion.
By Robertzon F Ramirez Manila Times Church officials in Bohol province are faced with a huge problem.
Most of the victims were from Bohol province, the epicentre of Tuesday's magnitude-7.2 tremor, where 159 were killed.
The piece of art is part of the Stuart Collection, which in a 1982 agreement uses the entire UCSD campus as a site for commissioned sculpture AT SEA A rare Socotra cormorant, which landed on the flight deck of the Royal Navy''''s helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious, briefly halting operations as the vessel was patrolling the Gulf as part of a major training exercise PHILIPPINES Commuters cross a damaged bridge at Cortes township, Bohol province yesterday.
159 people were killed in Bohol province, the epicentre of Tuesday's quake, while twelve other victims were from the nearby provinces of Cebu and Siquijor, the same sources added, noting that emergency workers rushed food, water, medicines, tents and other relief goods to the survivors, many of whom still staying outdoors for fear of aftershocks.
The air force was carrying 11 tonnes (25,000 lbs) of relief supplies to affected residents in Bohol province, a military spokesman said.