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‘Hot’ logs seized from wood processing plant in Agusan del Sur town

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A government anti-illegal logging task force has uncovered the existence of a wood processing plant in neighboring Esperanza town in Agusan del Sur, which has long been used as a depository of “hot” logs transported and cut from nearby forested areas of the province.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

16 killed in clash between NPA rebels and Manobo tribesmen


At least 12 New People’s Army rebels were killed in clash with Manobo tribal warriors in Prosperidad town on Tuesday morning, the military reported .

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Power coop plants trees in Mt. Magdiwata watershed


The endangered Mt. Magdiwata watershed here gets a reprieve with the planting of some 1,000 rubber tree seedlings on its buffer zone by about 200 officials and workers of Agusan del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Aselco) on Saturday morning.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Agusan del Sur to expand scholarships for medicine students


Provincial officials are sending more scholars to take up medicine courses at the start of classes next month to address the shortage of government physicians treating poor patients at local government hospitals.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Release of village chief’s truck caught carrying illegal logs slammed

Illegally cut logs from Sierra Madre are spread at the shore of the Pacific Ocean in Infanta, Quezon.CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Officials of a local environment agency here have decided to release a 10-wheeler truck, owned by a barangay (village) chairman and apprehended last month for carrying “hot logs” felled inside the Mt. Magdiwata watershed.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »