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Caraga’s agri sector posts negative growth

By Ben Serrano BUTUAN City – Caraga’s agriculture and services sector posted negative growth as region’s economy slowed down for two years now in the field of  agriculture, fisheries, forestry, finance, real estate, renting and business activities or RERBA for two years, 2013 and 2014. However, in Mining and Quarrying, ...

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Ambush in Surigao

BUTUAN City––New People’s Army (NPA) rebels on Monday ambushed a soldiers and police officers on a convoy in Barangay Judgan, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte. Capt. Roberto Floredo, Civil Military Operations (CMO) officer and spokesperson of the Army’s 30th Infantry Battalion, said the soldiers under Lt. Junel Castillo and officers ...

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P170K worth of illegal drugs seized in Butuan City raid

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN CITY — A raid against illegal drug trafficking here, recently, has the authorities worried over the trend of proliferation of illegal drug use in the city. Some P170,000 worth of illegal drugs suspected to be Shabu was confiscated over the weekend by the city’s anti-illegal ...

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Hot lumber seized in Agusan del Sur

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City– Some P500 thousand peso worth of illegally transported hardwood were intercepted on July 30, 2015  placed inside a van carried by a cargo truck along national highway in Barangay Cuevas, Trento, Agusan del Sur near boundaries of Comval and Agusan del Sur provinces. Trento, Agusan ...

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Father, son arrested in Bayugan City shabu raid

By BEN SERRANO BUTUAN CITY— A father and son were nabbed by authorities Wednesday afternoon in Barangay Poblacion, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur province. Bayugan City Police Director Senior Supt. Reynante Sibayton identified the allegedly drug pushers father and son tandem as Rogin Ursos Dinero alias Boyet, 43, married, and ...

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DOH: No kid rushed to hospital in Caraga due to deworming

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City––Over 400 thousand children took antiparasitic tablets in Caraga but no one was hospitalized due to side effects unlike in other regions, the health department yesterday . The DOH however said nine students in Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Norte suffered abdominal pains, fever, ...

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3 drug suspects netted in Surigao del Norte raid

BUTUAN City– Three suspects including a minor were arrested and more than P150thousand  pesosworth of illegal drugs, firearm and drug paraphernalia were seized by the authorities in a raid at a coastal municipality of Surigao del Norte on Wednesday afternoon. Reports reaching the regional police headquarters here on Thursday from ...

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Armed men burn public van in Agsur

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City––Still unidentified men burned a passenger van bound to this city from Davao City along the highway in Purok 8, Barangay San Andres, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, on Tuesday morning. Police said they were still facing a blank wall and could not say who the ...

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Lightning strikes farmer in Agusan del Norte

BUTUAN City– A 27-year-old farmer died upon arrival at a local hospital after he was struck by a lightning during a thunderstorm following a heavy downpour at a municipality of Agusan del Norte Sunday past noon. Reports from Agusan del Norte Police Provincial Office reaching the regional headquarters here on ...

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