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ANHS, Sped over-all champs in Butuan’s school division presscon

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — Agusan National High School (ANHS) and the Butuan City Special Education (Sped) here were both crowned as the over all-champion in the secondary and elementary rankings at the recently concluded Butuan’s Division School Press Conference. Butuan City School Paper Advisers Association, ...

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Troops encounter Reds in Agusan del Sur

By Nitz Arancon Correspondent . GOVERNMENT troops encountered at least 15 suspected New People’s Army guerrillas in Barangay Valentina, Esperanza town in Agusan del Sur recently. The troops of 23rd Infantry Battalion responded to the reports of concerned civilian residents regarding the presence of Maoist rebels in their barangay at ...

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OPAPB urges civil society; Read Bangsamoro Organic Law

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process has urged members of civil society to go over the Bangsamoro Organic Law in its entirety as this will be the key in developing a better appreciation of the landmark measure. ...

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NIA-10: Water firm not the cause of low rice yield in Baungon town

Despite the claim that rice production in the municipality of Baungon, Bukidnon has decreased due to the siphoning of water of the town’s irrigation canal by a bulk water supplier, there was actually an increase in land converted to rice farm, a National Irrigation Administration-10 (NIA-10) official said. Engr. Kienzel ...

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Government troops recover improvised bombs in Maguindanao

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Government troops have safely recovered two improvised explosive devices in separate locations in Maguindanao. The first bomb was recovered by the troops of Bravo Company of 90th Infantry Battalion and Guindulungan Municipal Police in Sitio Pansol, Barangay ...

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6 Biff yield to military in Maguindanao

By Teng Lauban Datu Cotabato City Bureau Chief . CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Six fully armed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) rebels have decided to abandon their comrades in the Liguasan Marsh at 8:30 am on Oct. 10. Mama Abdul, alias Lapu-lapu and five others surrendered to 33rd Infantry Battalion ...

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Extrajudicial killing victim’s relatives demand swift justice

By Joey P. Nacalaban Correspondent . Relatives of the slain Villanueva resident are demanding for justice and hope that the perpetrators will be arrested and placed behind bars. Roger Lacre, 54, alias “Tatik,” residing at Natubo, Villanueva, Misamis Oriental, was shot and killed by still unidentified suspects riding in tandem ...

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Bike-riding suspects rob 2 courier establishments

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent BUTUAN City – Two LBC branches have been robbed almost simultaneously over the weekend. According to a report by this city’s Police Station 1, three unidentified armed men, riding a black and white Honda XRM motorcycle, robbed the LBC-JC Aquino Avenue Branch at the LML ...

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Probers conduct reenactment on Lanao Sur ambush

A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed while two soldiers were wounded in the encounter between communist rebels and the Army’s First Special Forces Battalion in a forested area in Pangantucan, Bukidnon. Capt. Norman Tagros, spokesperson of the Army’s 403rd Infantry Brigade, said the soldiers were conducting ...

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52EB fetes 37th Col. Natividad Day

The 52nd Engineer Brigade commemorates the Col. Natividad Day recently. Various activities such as the mini-Olympics, bloodletting activities, tree-planting activities were participated by the men and women of the Brigade. The mini-Olympics not only foster camaraderie but keep the Army engineers in good shape. As a way to give back ...

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