Category Archives: bohol

“Pinoy Aquaman” finishes 17.83-km Bohol swim

PANGLAO, Bohol (MindaNews/13 November) – Environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine bucked strong currents on Sunday to complete his swim from Pamilacan Island (not Balicasag Island as reported earlier) to Panglao Island in this province. He finished the swim despite suffering a sore shoulder after being in the water for almost two hours. “All […]

Pinoy Aquaman’ to swim from Balicasag Island to Panglao in Bohol

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Nov) — Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will endure another record-setting 15-kilometer open water swim in Bohol Sea on Sunday, November 12. Macarine will kick off from the fish-rich island of Balicasag to the tourist haven of Panglao island in Bohol. He is gunning for his […]

Pinoy Aquaman’ to swim from Balicasag Island to Panglao in Bohol

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Nov) — Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will endure another record-setting 15-kilometer open water swim in Bohol Sea on Sunday, November 12. Macarine will kick off from the fish-rich island of Balicasag to the tourist haven of Panglao island in Bohol. He is gunning for his […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Media. Tagbilaran City. 19 April 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk MEDIA INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE FOLLOWING THE ASEAN SECURITY BRIEFING [Tagbilaran City, Bohol | 19 April 2017]  Q: Alam naman po namin na relentless ‘yung kampanya natin laban […]

Bomb materials found in house of police official linked to Abu

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 April) — Authorities reportedly found bomb materials and arrested three persons during a raid on the house of police Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza in Malaybalay City Monday night. Nobleza, deputy chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Davao Region Crime Laboratory, was implicated in an attack staged by the Abu Sayyaf in Bohol […]

Duterte offers 1M each to get Abu Sayyaf “dead or alive;” mulls arming of civilians

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 April) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced he would give a million peso reward each for the capture “dead or alive” of Abu Sayyaf members who landed in Inabanga, Bohol last week as he vowed to arm civilians to “fight and kill.” He told reporters in Tagbilaran City on Wednesday that […]