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Militiaman slain by NPA rebels
by Ben Serrano - May 25, 2019 - 12:00am
A militiaman was killed by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in this city on Thursday.
Reds kill Agusan Norte deputy cop chief
by Ben Serrano - May 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The deputy police chief of Carmen town in Agusan del Norte was shot dead by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels on Wednesday.
Tribal leader seized by Reds found dead
by Ben Serrano - May 23, 2019 - 12:00am
A tribal leader kidnapped by suspected New People’s Army rebels on Monday was found dead on Tuesday.
Detained vice mayor reelected
by Ben Serrano - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Detained Vice Mayor Glicerio Monton Jr. of this town has been proclaimed winner by the municipal board of canvassers.
2 mayors in Rody’s narco list win polls
by Ben Serrano - May 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Two other local officials in President Duterte’s narco list were among the winners in the mayoral elections.
Slain local execs’ kin lead; Batocabe widow trails rival
by Ben Serrano - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
A daughter of slain Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili and the widow of Trece Martires Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan are expected to win in their bids for mayor.
Surigao Sur mayoral bet held for guns
by Ben Serrano - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
A barangay captain running for mayor of Lingig, Surigao del Sur was arrested for illegal possession of firearms at his residence in Barangay Poblacion on Thursday.
Surigao Sur mayor held for guns, drugs
by Ben Serrano - May 10, 2019 - 12:00am
A mayor on the drug watchlist of President Duterte was arrested yesterday for alleged possession of unlicensed guns, explosives and illegal drugs.
Quake swarms hit Caraga
by Ben Serrano - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am
At least 136 mild quakes shook Caraga in the past three days, records from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology showed.
Butuan voters to accept money from candidates— Catholic university's survey
by Ben Serrano - April 11, 2019 - 12:00am
As in previous elections, many voters in this city said they would accept money in exchange for their votes, a survey conducted by a Catholic university showed.
Bong Go on drug links: Look, no back tattoo
by Ben Serrano - April 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Senatorial candidate and former special assistant to the president Christopher “Bong” Go showed his back at a press conference here yesterday to belie accusations that he has a tattoo with a supposed...
P257.4-million cocaine bricks seized off Surigao Norte
by Ben Serrano - April 9, 2019 - 12:00am
At least 40 cocaine bricks with an estimated value of P257.4 million were fished out from the waters off Burgos, Surigao del Norte on Sunday.
Village exec, secretary killed in Agusan ambush
by Ben Serrano - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am
A barangay official and a secretary were killed while three others were wounded in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in San Luis, Agusan del Sur on Saturday.
Surigao Norte town cop chief relieved
by Ben Serrano - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The police chief of Socorro, Surigao del Norte was relieved from his post on Tuesday for allegedly engaging in partisan politics.
Barangay kagawad, ex-village execs held for guns, ammo
by Ben Serrano - April 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Two former barangay officials and an incumbent councilman were arrested after unlicensed firearms and ammunition were recovered during raids on their residences in San Miguel, Surigao del Sur on Thursday.
Woman arrested for online trafficking in Agusan del Sur
by Ben Serrano - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am
A woman was arrested for operating a cybersex den in this city on Tuesday.
34 cocaine bricks found off Surigao Sur
by Ben Serrano - February 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Thirty-four cocaine bricks with an estimated value of P170 million were recovered in the waters off Tandag City in Surigao del Sur yesterday morning.
Military denies red-tagging 19 persons, 4 groups
by Ben Serrano - February 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The military yesterday denied reports linking them to the allegations behind the list of supposed personalities of the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).
Reds free 2 militiamen in Agusan del Norte
by Ben Serrano - February 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Two members of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit snatched by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Barangay San Antonio in this town on Dec. 22 were released in Barangay Tagbongabong yesterday.
Reds free 6 militiamen in Agusan Sur
by Ben Serrano - February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Six members of the Civilian Armed Auxiliaries kidnapped by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Agusan del Norte last year were released on Thursday.
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