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LPA in Mindanao now a tropical depression

PAGASA Track as of 2 a.m., 22 March 2014. http://pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Storm alerts were raised in several areas in Mindanao and the Visayas on Friday after a low-pressure area swirling east of southern Philippines developed into a tropical depression.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DepEd employee shot dead inside Agusan del Norte school


An employee of the Department of Education allegedly involved in illegal drugs trade was shot dead Thursday inside a school in Agusan del Norte, police said on Friday.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ducks in front line of antipoverty war

ANTIPOVERTY WARRIORS  Ducks in a farming area in Butuan City do the job of enriching the soil at the least cost for double or triple the harvest in an ecologically friendly way.  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

The solemnity of the occasion was not lost on folk and fowl. As a CD of “The Prayer” by Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion was played at the blessing of a duck-breeding farm, a hush fell on the crowd of 150 mostly farmers, their heads bowed.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Over 750 flee homes as military, communist rebels clash in Butuan


Over 750 civilians have been displaced following a clash between government troops and communist rebels in Butuan, Agusan del Norte on Wednesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Hold departure order issued vs mayor in Agusan

A hold departure order has been issued against Tubay, Agusan del Norte Mayor Sadeka Garcia Tomaneng in connection with a criminal complaint for the alleged illegal demolition of houses filed against her at the Sandiganbayan.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Demolition of houses leads to rap

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the filing of graft charges against Tubay, Agusan del Norte Mayor Sadeka Tomaneng and another town official in connection with the demolition of houses of people who refused to heed the mayor’s alleged demand for them to recant their affidavits on a labor case.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Crime group nabbed in Agusan del Norte


Government forces have apprehended members of a criminal group in Agusan del Norte.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Banayo resigns from NFA, will run for Congress

nfa logo

National Food Authority (NFA) Administrator Angelito Banayo on Tuesday confirmed he was resigning his post to run for congressman of his home district in Agusan Del Norte.

Posted: September 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t starts crackdown on illegal logging in Mindanao

caraga region map

The government is now focusing its crackdown on illegal logging in six provinces in Mindanao where loggers still reign in “connivance” with local, environment and police officials.

Posted: July 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 mayors face illegal logging probe


Five mayors in Agusan del Sur and Agusan del Norte have been placed under investigation for their alleged failure to detect the shipments of millions of pesos worth of illegally cut logs that were transported through their towns.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Team of scientists gives mine firm thumbs up

An independent team of scientists has cleared a mining firm operating in Agusan del Norte of environmental violations that the province’s top politicians are accusing the firm of committing.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3 quakes felt in Batangas, Agusan del Norte–Phivolcs


Three mild earthquakes hit some parts of the country early Maundy Thursday, state volcanologists said.

Posted: April 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

More troops deployed to Agusan Norte to fight NPA—Army


More troops were deployed to Kitcharao town in Agusan del Norte to sustain pursuit and combat operations against fleeing New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas who engaged soldiers in fierce clashes there Sunday.

Posted: November 8th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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