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DENR exec sacks seven foresters over missing logs

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City–The head of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Caraga has relieved from their posts seven personnel of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Agusan del Norte over the disappearance of logs seized from a checkpoint in this city. ...

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Board member’s spouse nabbed in buy-bust ops

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — A wife of a town councilor in Agusan del Norte was arrested Monday by joint operatives of the anti-illegal drugs operations units from the provincial and municipal police offices. Reports from Agusan del Norte Provincial Police and Jabonga, Agusan del Norte Municipal Police ...

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NPA kills 2 soldiers, wounds five others

By Gerald Leigh Laquinon and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents TWO soldiers were killed while five others were wounded in counterattacks carried out by rebels being pursued by government troops in Caraga, the New People’s Army (NPA) claimed yesterday. In a statement, NPA spokesman for northcentral Mindanao Allan Juanito said a soldier ...

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Bishop on military offensive: Unwise

By LITO RULONA Correspondent RELIGIOUS leaders yesterday cautioned the police and military against taking drastic measures in response to the abduction of policemen and soldiers in Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Agusan del Norte last weekend. A government offensive might adversely affect civilians in outlying villages, feared Iglesia Filipina Independiente Bishop ...

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Cabadbaran celebrates 120th Dagkot Festival

By BEN SERRANO, Correspondent Cabadabaran City — This city––which is one of the oldest settlements in the province of Agusan del Norte––if not in the entire northeastern Mindanao––Cabadbaran celebrated its 120th town fiesta on Tuesday. Founded by groups of settlers who applied for township and approved by the Spanish colonial ...

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