Clarin News

  • After the quake Bohol tourism takes slow

    In the early morning light, before the sun’s glare starts to hurt the eyes, island women collect shells in the shallow waters for their family meal, unmindful of tourists strolling down the white sandy beach.

    Resort staff rake the coarse sand clean of debris washed ashore the previous night, as guests start wading in the sea and staking their claim on the lounging chairs. Local teachers, who arrived in a large group almost unexpectedly the day before, are cheerfully taking photos after finishing breakfast.

    The peaceful setting and holiday mood almost makes one forget that just two mon ...

  • Millions Worth Of Seaweeds Lost

    Seaweeds of various species in island municipalities were declared a “total loss” worth millions of pesos as an aftermath of the super typhoon “Ruby” (international name Hagupit) that struck the northeastern part of Bohol.

    Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) officer Glenn Allan Boyles bared this in an exclusive interview. But no one was dead except for three injured, Boyles, who is also the administrative officer V, said.

    Aside from this, agricultural crops such as bananas in 150 hectares were damaged to the tune of PhP131,000, considered as “partial l ...

  • Top 10 Funtastic Places and Activities i

    In 2013, the devastating earthquake bruised Bohol’s booming tourism industry. Five months later, the province has bounced back!

    “Ang Pinaka” hopes to do its share in the ongoing rehabilitation by featuring a definitive list of the most ‘fun’ places to go and ‘fun’ activities to do in Bohol.

    Water sports and extreme adventure

    Aqua Sports

    For extreme watersports, head on over to Bellevue Resort. The resort offers our favorite aqua sports like wind surfing. But if you’re into novelty, better go inside the “rolling ball,” a huge plastic hamster which you can use ...