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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.
5 buried alive in Surigao del Sur
by Ben Serrano - October 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Five treasure hunters were reportedly buried alive when the tunnel they were digging in Purok Casting, Barangay Bayan, Marihatag, Surigao del Sur collapsed on Monday.
Reds torch 4 cargo trucks in Misamis
by Ben Serrano - October 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned four 10-wheeler cargo trucks owned by a food processing company in Sitio Talambao, Barangay Bulahan, Claveria, Misamis Oriental before 10 a.m. yesterday.
Surigao Norte police intel unit head found dead
by Ben Serrano - August 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The head of the police intelligence unit of Sison town in Surigao del Norte, who was seized by armed men on his way to work on July 30, was found dead yesterday.
Senate, House probe of KAPA investment scam sought
by Ben Serrano - July 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Victims of Kapa Community Ministry International Inc. have called for an inquiry by the sSenate and House of Representatives into an investment scam perpetrated by the religious group.
P7.1 million shabu seized in drug stings
by Ben Serrano - June 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Shabu with an estimated street value of P7.1 million was recovered in drug stings in Bulacan, Butuan and Davao del Norte on Friday.
13 rescued from cybersex den in Butuan
by Ben Serrano - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Twelve minors and a 19-year-old were rescued from a cybersex den in Purok 5, Barangay Ambago, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte on Thursday.
15 NPAs slain in 4-day gunbattle
by Ben Serrano - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Fifteen communist insurgents, four of them New People’s Army leaders, were killed after four days of combat operations at the boundary of Agusan del Norte and Misamis Oriental since Sunday.
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