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Boy, 3, dies of snake bite in Butuan City
by Ben Serrano - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
A three-year-old boy died after he was reportedly bitten by a cobra in Purok 6, Barangay Tag-abaca in this city on Monday.
Soldiers foil NPA attack in Iloilo; rebel killed
by Ben Serrano - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
A New People’s Army rebel was killed in an encounter with soldiers in Sitio Butuan, Barangay Igcabugao, Igbaras, Iloilo on Monday.
3 lumads killed in Agusan Norte
by Ben Serrano - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Three members of the Higaonon-Manobo tribe were killed in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on Thursday.
Elderly couple stabbed to death in Butuan City
by Ben Serrano - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
A couple was stabbed to death by their neighbor in Barangay Holy Redeemer in this city on Monday night.
Reds kill militiaman in Agusan del Norte
by Ben Serrano - November 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A militiaman, who was also a member of the Higaonon tribe, was gunned down by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on Tuesday.
Woman, 70, beheaded in Surigao del Sur
by Ben Serrano - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
A 70-year-old woman has been decapitated in Surigao del Sur.
Man goes berserk, hacks parked vehicles in Surigao City
by Ben Serrano - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Police officers shot a man who went berserk at the Surigao City public market on Tuesday and hacked several vehicles parked along Borromeo street.
Ex-Agusan del Sur mayor gets 20 years for graft
by Ben Serrano - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am
A former mayor of Loreto town in Agusan del Sur has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for misappropriating P1.6 million in public funds.
Reds kill Surigao del Sur tribal leader
by Ben Serrano - October 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Suspected New People’s Army rebels shot and stabbed to death a tribal leader in San Miguel, Surigao del Sur on Wednesday.
Suspect in attempted rape, homicide arrested
by Ben Serrano - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The suspect in the attempted rape and killing of a 21-year-old woman here has been arrested, police said.
Agusan Norte vice mayor, bodyguard face illegal firearms raps
by Ben Serrano - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
If found guilty beyond reasonable doubt, this town’s vice mayor and his bodyguard could be jailed for 30 years for illegal possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives and gunrunning.
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.
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