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Oz to send Navy men in 4 ships for historical gathering

By Erwin M. Mascarinas, Correspondent BUTUAN City – The Surigao City Tourism Office has confirmed that the Royal Australian Navy would take part in the 75th commemoration of the Battle of Surigao Strait in Surigao City on Oct. 25. MARKERS TALK. Roselyn Merlin (left), supervising tourism operations officer of the Surigao …

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Butuan rider conquers cross-country circuit

By Erwin M. MascariñasCorrespondent Butuan City — A mountain biker representing this city dominated all other top racers from different parts of Mindanao after they battled it out here in one of the most grueling cross-country race course offered to professional riders during the 2019 Mountain Bike Cross Country Circuit …

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Butuan city police acquire new P16-million building

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — A new 16-million office building was turned over to the Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) Monday morning, as their new headquarters leaving their old police building that have served as the headquarters since the 1960s. “We are happy that finally BCPO …

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Inmate in child rape case hangs self in prison

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS Correspondent . BUTUAN City — An inmate, behind bars because of a child rape case, was found hanging in an isolation cell at the Agusan del Norte Provincial Jail in Barangay Libertad here on Tuesday. The dead inmate was identified as Bonifacio Pagaran, 40, of Purok 5, …

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2 gunmen kill man, hurt wife, 2 grandchildren

By ERWIN MASCARIÑAS, Correspondent . BUTUAN City – A man who worked in the security group of a small-scale miner was gunned down while he was on his motorcycle with his wife and two grandchildren on the highway in Rosario town in Agusan del Sur, on Tuesday afternoon. Initial investigation …

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