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NPA leader, 2 others slain in Rizal clash
by Ben Serrano - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
A commander of the New People’s Army and two other NPA guerrillas were killed in a gunfight with police and military personnel serving a warrant of arrest in Antipolo City, Rizal yesterday.
Surfing instructor nabbed for drugs
by Ben Serrano - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A surfing instructor was arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Siargao, Surigao del Norte on Friday night.
Agusan wants ‘Lolong’ returned
by Ben Serrano - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The Agusan del Sur provincial government called on the National Museum of Natural History in Manila to return its “prodigal son” Lolong, the largest saltwater crocodile in recorded history.
DENR-Caraga land investigator shot dead
by Ben Serrano - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
A land investigator of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Caraga was gunned down in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur on Thursday night.
Firearms recovered from ex-rebel
by Ben Serrano - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Authorities recovered three rifles and bomb-making materials from a New People’s Army guerrilla who surrendered to authorities in Sibagat, Agusan del Sur on Friday.
Australian man nabbed for marijuana
by Ben Serrano - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
An Australian citizen was arrested after a raid on his rented villa in Barangay Catangnan, General Luna on Siargao island on Wednesday yielded sachets of marijuana leaves valued at P30,000.
Teacher dies in mishap
by Ben Serrano - November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A high school teacher died after she was run over by a car driven by an education official in Surigao del Norte on Friday.
Broadcaser shot dead in Dumaguete
by Ben Serrano - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
A radio broadcaster was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding assailants in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental yesterday morning.
Ex-judge in Duterte’s narco list slain
by Ben Serrano - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
A task force has been created to investigate the killing of a former judge in Surigao del Norte after midnight on Friday.
Agusan Sur village chief shot dead
by Ben Serrano - October 5, 2019 - 12:00am
A barangay captain in Padiay, Sibagat, Agusan del Sur was shot dead on Tuesday night.
3 soldiers die in Agusan Sur road mishap
by Ben Serrano - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Two vehicles collided along the highway in Purok 18, Barangay Poblacion, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur on Tuesday, leaving three soldiers dead.
Former Agusan Norte vice mayor nabbed over investment scam
by Ben Serrano - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
A former vice mayor of Nasipit town in Agusan del Norte who is now a radio broadcaster has been arrested over his alleged involvement in an investment scam.
Family of 4 slain in Surigao del Sur
by Ben Serrano - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
A couple and their two children were found dead at their home in Purok 1, Sitio Gapas Gapas, Barangay San Pedro, Cantilan, Surigao del Sur yesterday.
Boy, 11, dies from snake bite
by Ben Serrano - August 28, 2019 - 12:00am
An 11-year-old boy died after he was bitten by a cobra in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte on Monday.
Dengue outbreak declared in Surigao del Norte
by Ben Serrano - August 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Surigao del Norte has declared a dengue outbreak after thousands of people were reported to be infected by the mosquito-borne disease since the start of the year, leading to two deaths.
Illegal establishments in Siargao demolished
by Ben Serrano - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
A task force headed by the Departments of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Interior and Local Government (DILG) have started the demolition of business establishments violating environmental laws...
Woman held for child trafficking
by Ben Serrano - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
For allegedly offering her daughter and younger sisters to online sex predators, a woman was arrested during a raid on her house in Barangay Poblacion, Barobo, Surigao del Sur on Friday.
26 hurt in Caraga road mishaps
by Ben Serrano - August 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Twenty-six people were injured in separate vehicular accidents that occurred in this city and in Cagayan de Oro recently, authorities reported on Saturday.
2 traffic enforcers nabbed for drugs
by Ben Serrano - August 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Two traffic enforcers in this city were arrested by anti-narcotics agents in separate stings on Thursday.
Dengue alert: Caraga cases up 200%
by Ben Serrano - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The number of dengue cases in Caraga has risen to almost 200 percent, with 17 deaths, according to the dengue surveillance unit of the Department of Health (DOH).
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