NPA squad leader yields in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, March 16 -- Less than a week after the arrest of two New People's Army (NPA) hitmen in Cabadbaran City, a ranking rebel leader surrendered to police authorities in Agusan del Sur on Tuesd... Read More

DA to open 600-ha hybrid rice techno demo farm in Butuan

BUTUAN CITY, March 15 -- The Department of Agriculture in the Caraga Region (DA-13) is set to open a 600-hectare hybrid rice technology demonstration farm here. The farm, which will open in the secon... Read More

Butuan cops net 51 suspects, P2.2-M shabu in 43 operations

BUTUAN CITY, March 15 -- Anti-narcotics police operations since January to March 13 this year have resulted in the arrest of 51 drug suspects and confiscation of over PHP2.2 worth of shabu, an officia... Read More

Sea travels in Surigao Sur temporarily suspended due to LPA

BUTUAN CITY, March 14 -- The Coast Guard Station in Surigao del Sur (CGS-SDS) ordered on Tuesday the temporary suspension of travels of several sea vessels as a low-pressure area (LPA) continues to th... Read More

14 Caraga LGUs declared rabies-free

BUTUAN CITY, March 14 -- At least 14 local government units (LGUs) in the Caraga Region have been declared rabies-free, an official said Tuesday. In a press briefing here, Dr. Esther Cardeno, the reg... Read More

NPA rebel tagged in killing of Surigao Sur IP leader falls

BUTUAN CITY, March 10 -- A suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebel linked to the ambush-slay of an Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) in Surigao del Sur province two years ago has been ... Read More

Anti-illegal logging drive nets P1.3-M hot logs in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, March 10 -- The Police Regional Office in the Caraga Region (PRO-13) has confiscated more than PHP1.3 million worth of hot logs during its intensified anti-illegal logging operations from... Read More

Major Caraga transport group nixes strike

BUTUAN CITY, March 6 -- Caraga Region's biggest transport group decided it was not in the interest of its members to join the weeklong transport strike that began Monday. Juanito Ubas, chairperson of... Read More

Agusan city exec refutes news on Degamo killers' getaway cars

BUTUAN CITY, March 6 -- Mayor Kirk Asis of Bayugan City in Agusan del Sur province refuted Monday a television report that the recovered getaway cars used in the killing of Negros Oriental Governor Ro... Read More

Reds kill barangay tanod in Surigao Sur: PRO-13

BUTUAN CITY, March 4 -- Suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels gunned down a barangay tanod (village watchman) in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur on Thursday afternoon. The victim, identified as Fortu... Read More