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7 soldiers hurt in landmine attack in Agusan del Norte
by Ben Serrano - September 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Seven soldiers of the 23rd Infantry Battalion were wounded when a landmine planted by New People’s Army rebels exploded in Sitio Agfa, Barangay Lower Olave in this town on Wednesday.
Politics eyed in slay of Surigao Sur mayor’s wife
by Ben Serrano - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Bislig City Mayor Librado Navarro believes that his political rivals were involved in the killing of his wife on Saturday.
Wife of Surigao Sur mayor shot dead
by Ben Serrano - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The wife of Bislig City Mayor Librado Navarro was shot dead at around 7 p.m. last Saturday while she was preparing for the International Conference on Organic Farming at the city’s baywalk.
New PNP regional directors named
by Ben Serrano - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has named the new police directors of Zamboanga peninsula, Mimaropa and Caraga.
Dinagat, Agusan Sur towns now drug-free
by Ben Serrano - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 108 barangays in five towns in Caraga have been cleared of illegal drugs.
Engineer in Agusan del Sur arrested for child sex abuse
by Ben Serrano - September 1, 2018 - 12:00am
An engineer of a construction firm was arrested yesterday for alleged sexual molestation of a three-year-old girl in Trento, Agusan del Sur.
16 Caraga cop chiefs relieved
by Ben Serrano - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 16 police chiefs in Caraga have been relieved from their posts due to their poor performance, an official said.
‘Narco’ cop, 2 other suspects killed
by Ben Serrano - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Another police officer alleged to be involved in the illegal drug trade and two other suspects were killed in separate incidents in Agusan del Norte, Pampanga and Cavite on Monday.
Manobo woman’s kin want Golden Tara returned
by Ben Serrano - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
As the United States government plans to return the historic Balangiga bells to the Philippines, relatives of the Manobo woman who found the Golden Tara in 1917 along Agusan River want the relic returned too.
Boat capsizes off Dinagat islands; 70 rescued
by Ben Serrano - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 70 passengers and crewmembers of a motorized boat, which capsized off the coast of Basilisa town on Dinagat islands, were rescued at past noon on Thursday.
2 cops hurt in clash
by Ben Serrano - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Two police officers were wounded after around 60 New People’s Army rebels attacked a detachment of the Regional Public Safety Battalion in Barangay Tagcatong, Carmen, Agusan del Sur on Wednesday.
Vice mayor's aide tagged in Cagayan town councilor’s slay
by Ben Serrano - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
An alleged bodyguard of the vice mayor of Rizal, Cagayan was charged with murder yesterday in connection with the killing of Councilor Alfredo Alvarez on Sunday.
63 families displaced in Butuan fire
by Ben Serrano - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
More than 60 families composed of 350 individuals were left homeless in a fire that destroyed at least 80 houses made of light materials in this city on Saturday.
3 die in Surigao City road accident
by Ben Serrano - July 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A couple and their son died when their tricycle collided with a van along the highway in Barangay Bonifacio, Surigao City on Thursday.
Motorbike collides with van in Butuan City leaving 3 dead
by Ben Serrano - July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Three persons died in a road accident in Barangay De Oro in this city on Monday.
2 soldiers killed in Agusan del Sur landmine blast
by Ben Serrano - July 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Two military officers were killed in a landmine explosion in Bayugan, Agusan del Sur over the weekend.
2 missing fishermen rescued off Surigao Sur
by Ben Serrano - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Two fishermen reported missing on Wednesday were rescued off the coast of Barabo, Surigao del Sur on Saturday, according to the Philippine Coast Guard.
Tribal leader slain in Agusan del Norte by NPA rebels
by Ben Serrano - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
New People’s Army (NPA) rebels shot dead a tribal leader suspected as a military asset in Sitio Labintik, Barangay San Antonio, Remedios T. Romualdez town in Agusan del Norte province on Monday.
NCIP exec faces raps for threatening tribal leader
by Ben Serrano - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has found probable cause to file charges against the director of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples in Caraga for allegedly threatening to shoot a leader of the Mamanwa tr...
Couple found dead in Surigao Sur
by Ben Serrano - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
A couple was was found dead at their home in Barangay Pamanlinan, Bislig, Surigao del Sur yesterday.
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