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Fortun hailed one of three finalists in RAFI Awards

BUTUAN CITY — Rep. Lawrence Lemuel H. Fortun of the First District of Agusan del Norte has been chosen one of the three finalists in the 6th Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) Triennial Awards for Exemplary Individuals. The RAFI Triennial Awards are conferred every three years to honor those men, …

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Fortun hailed one of three finalists in RAFI Awards

BUTUAN CITY — Rep. Lawrence Lemuel H. Fortun of the First District of Agusan del Norte has been chosen one of the three finalists in the 6th Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) Triennial Awards for Exemplary Individuals. The RAFI Triennial Awards are conferred every three years to honor those men, …

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Dole 13 inks MoA with security agencies

BUTUAN CITY — The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office 13 (Caraga) and security agencies here will soon sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that calls for the security guards in the region to undergo skills and competency training and to be assessed as to their competency in line …

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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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