Monday, January 13, 2014

My Top Blog Stories for 2013 Part One

THE YEAR THAT WAS

I know this is long overdue already. We’re halfway through January but as they say, better late than never.  
MY TOP ELEVEN BLOG STORIES FOR YEAR 2013

1.DRAGON BOATING INVADES BOHOL

Your Blogger with BPAi publicists: Rey Tirol & Dominic Aparicio

even Bohol's females have been bitten by the BPAi bug
 
Bohol Paddlers Association Inc (BPAi) single- handedly made dragon boating the hottest water sports spectacle in Bohol.

After a very successful staging of the Cobra Philippine Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew Challenge held at the scenic Tagbilaran City Bay in Dauis last April, interest and participation in drgon boat races here in Bohol has skyrocketed

A much- anticipated participation in the Penang International Dragon Boat in Malaysia last December 4 was aborted after the earthquake and super typhoon struck the Visayas

2.THE BABA YAP PHENOMENON

Tagbilaran City Mayor Baba Yap & First Lady Jane Cajes- Yap with daughter
Baba Yap defied all odds and got elected as Tagbilaran City’s youngest ever mayor. He parlayed his charisma, good looks, youth, relative experience and mass appeal into a hard- earned electoral victory. He was able to weather his first 100 days and is on his way to prove that youth is not a hindrance to be the city’s Chief Executive

3.MISS BOHOL SANDUGO COVERAGE

Your Boholano Blogger responded to the request from Boholanos from around the world for photos and information about the girls. 


Brigette Burato gave the Municipality of Alicia its first Miss Bohol Sandugo crown. 1st RU was Miss Baclayon and 2nd RU was Miss Talibon


L-R: 1st RU Ms Baclayon Shaila Rebortera, Ms Sandugo Brigette Burato, 2nd RU Ms Talibon Dae Narah Garcia 
 Pageant Chair Michelle Porticos, 2012 Miss Sandugo Idy Cagas & Bohol First Lady Pureza Chatto

4.PORK BARREL SCANDAL



Janet Lim- Napoles unwittingly became the most talked about personality when she was implicated along with a long list of senators and house representatives for alleged involvement in the PDAF brouhaha

5.MY BLOG TURNS ONE YEAR OLD


Last September 13, my blog reached a milestone: It turned a year older and wiser. Close to 200,000 hits later, the blog is still alive and kicking! Thanks to all of you for your support

COMING UP: Part Two

Extra Special Blog Feature

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