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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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Ombudsman bars Ampatuan scion from ever holding government post

By Cong B. Corrales, Associate Editor FOR lying to the government “willfully,” the Office of the Ombudsman has barred one of the principal suspects of the grisly Am-patuan Massacre from holding any government post, ever. In a press advisory, dated July 30, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales ordered Zaldy Ampatuan to be ...

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Davao Light imposes more power cut off

DAVAO CITY — Davao Light and Power Co. (DL PC) started Thursday imposing a maximum of three to four hours of rotating power interruptions in this city and franchise areas in Davao del Norte. This developed after the Therma South Inc. (TSI) coal plant shut down for an unscheduled repair. ...

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BTC calls on Congress to pass original BBL

COTABATO CITY – The Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) yesterday appealed to both the Senate and the House of Representatives to pass the original draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law as Congress resumes its 3rd regular session. MohaqherIqbal, BTC chair, said the current version being pushed in the House will run ...

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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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‘We don’t need BBL’ opined town exec in Zambo Sur

TUKURAN, Zamboanga del Sur—‘We don’t need BBL, was the statement raised by  Mayor FrancisvicVillamero when interviewed on his opinion on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law recently at his office here. He said his town does not need the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to attain peace in Tukuran. He added that ...

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