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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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About 200 delegates are expected to arrive in Bohol,.
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The congressman said he is confident the construction will push through because there were several pre-feasibility studies and consultations done during the incumbency of his father, Erico Aumentado, as Bohol governor and congressman.
Pinol said they are considering the Bohol island as the center of the DA's dairy-development program because the department owns a 3,000-hectare lot-called the Ubay stock farm-in the area, which has served as a natural confinement for imported cattle.
From supposedly one meeting scheduled in Bohol in the ASEAN 2017, the National Organizing Committee (NOC) brought as much as four meetings in Bohol.
Superintendent Maria Christina Nobleza of the Davao Crime Laboratory was arrested on Saturday in Clarin town, Bohol after she tried to break past a road block set up by police to prevent Abu Sayyaf gunmen being pursued by security forces from escaping.
However, Jimenez clarified that the province of Bohol and the city of Zamboanga will be exempted from the liquor ban as the barangay elections were postponed to November 25.
The quake caused landslides and widespread damage to infrastructure in Bohol and nearby Cebu, with close to three million people affected.
The national disaster agency said at least 134 of the dead were on Bohol island, which took the brunt of the quake.
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