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25 nabbed, 95 loose guns seized in Caraga
by Ben Serrano - August 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Twenty five persons were arrested and 95 unlicensed guns were confiscated in simultaneous police operations in Caraga on Friday.
Boat capsizes off Surigao Norte; 29 rescued
by Ben Serrano - July 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Twenty-nine people, including three crewmembers of a passenger boat, were rescued when the vessel capsized off the coast of Barangay Doña Helene in Socorro, Surigao del Norte.
Reds burn heavy equipment in Surigao del Norte
by Ben Serrano - July 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Around 20 suspected New People’s Army Rebels burned heavy equipment being used by a mining firm in Sitio Kinalalabhan, Barangay Cagdianao in Claver, Surigao del Norte on Thursday.
2 cops face raps for killing fisherman
by Ben Serrano - July 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Two members of the Agusan del Norte police were charged with murder on Tuesday in connection with the killing of a fisherman off the coast of Barangay Calibunan in Cabadbaran City on Saturday.
Caraga police logs first COVID-19 death
by Ben Serrano - July 6, 2021 - 12:00am
A police officer assigned in Agusan del Norte in Caraga region has died of COVID.
Quake shakes Surigao
by Ben Serrano - June 28, 2021 - 12:00am
A magnitude-5.1 earthquake shook Surigao del Sur yesterday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
Civilian killed, 2 hurt in Surigao NPA attacks
by Ben Serrano - June 27, 2021 - 12:00am
New People’s Army rebels burned heavy equipment owned by a construction company in Lanuza, Surigao del Sur on Thursday, leaving a caretaker dead and two other workers wounded.
Red tide alert still up in Surigao coasts
by Ben Serrano - May 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The red tide alert is still up in Hinatuan, Bislig Bay and Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur, with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Caraga region reiterating the ban on gathering and selling of shellfish...
4 dead after cargo ship runs aground
by Ben Serrano - April 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The bodies of four crewmembers of a cargo ship that ran aground in the waters off Surigao del Norte have been found washed ashore.
Raps filed vs panel over 1st Philippine mass claim
by Ben Serrano - March 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Members of a panel of experts tasked to determine the site of the first mass in the country are facing criminal charges for falsification and libel.
29 suffer side effects from Sinovac
by Ben Serrano - March 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Twenty-nine healthcare workers in Caraga region reportedly experienced adverse effects after getting vaccinated with Sinovac, the Department of Health said yesterday.
Butuan celebrates 500 years of Christianity
by Ben Serrano - March 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Agusan del Norte’s Magallanes town where the first mass marker was erected by Spanish friars back in 1872 will commence its weeklong celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines with a mass at...
17 held for illegal fishing in Surigao del Norte
by Ben Serrano - March 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Seventeen people were arrested for illegal fishing in the waters off Surigao del Norte on Tuesday.
3 dead in Agusan del Sur road mishap
by Ben Serrano - February 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Three persons died and two others were injured when a multicab hit a center island along the highway in Purok 2, Barangay San Teodoro, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur on Thursday.
2 LSIs robbed at quarantine facility
by Ben Serrano - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Two locally stranded individuals were robbed at knifepoint at a quarantine facility in Carmen, Agusan del Norte on Wednesday.
5 ‘NPA leaders’ nabbed in Caraga
by Ben Serrano - February 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Five suspected ranking members of the New People’s Army have been arrested in a series of police and military operations in the Caraga region over the weekend.
Butuan not giving up on ‘first Philippines mass’ claim
by Ben Serrano - February 7, 2021 - 12:00am
As the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Christianization of the Philippines nears, local officials in Agusan del Norte are reminding the world that a once nondescript town in their region and not Limasawa...
Mayor’s son-in-law nabbed for drugs
by Ben Serrano - February 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Caraga region has confirmed that one of three drug suspects arrested in a sting in this city last month is a son-in-law of a municipal mayor.
Blackout to hit Agusan provinces, Butuan
by Ben Serrano - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte and parts of this city will experience a 12-hour power outage tomorrow.
NPA rebel arrested in Surigao del Norte
by Ben Serrano - October 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A New People’s Army rebel was arrested in San Francisco, Surigao del Norte on Friday.
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