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Bohol

(bôhôl`), island (1990 pop. 948,403), 1,491 sq mi (3,862 sq km), the Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands, SW of Leyte. It is a major corn-producing area. Rice, cacao, and hemp are also grown, and manganese and copper are mined. The island suffered significant damage in an earthquake in Oct., 2013. Bohol prov. comprises the main island and several offshore islands; its capital is at Tagbilaran.

Bohol

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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The governor, who flew in to Bohol prior to an ASF Executive Council Meeting Saturday at the Caf Caloy, shared that the Department of Agriculture (DA) secretary joked about Taps jumping the gun on the national agriculture secretary over the ASF.
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The 2-day training had Bohol Deaf Academy faculty and students participating, and this time, the training focused on reviving old fabrics.
Aboitiz said the opening of the new airport is already helping boost Bohol's tourism industry.
Chatto said the second power interconnection will be vital in the realization of other timelines of Bohol's development agenda.
'As we expand our fleet and our route network, we look forward to supporting economic growth in Clark and its surrounding areas, as well as in the province of Bohol through tourism and logistics support,' he said.
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The top intelligence officer in Central Visayas now heads the police in Bohol.