Report on stabbing incident in Mat-i

One Welijado Avisado Fabio Jr, 53 years old, married, farmer and resident of P-9, Sitio Hubasan, Brgy Mat-I, Surigao City was stabbed to death by one Noel Apole Estampa, alias'Wewe", 29 years old, married, farmer, native of Mayag, Sison, Surigao del Norte and prese…

Justice sought for death of Abadiez

Close relatives, friends and even acquaintances of nursing student Rosalyn Abadiez, who died on Nov. 9 at a local hospital here, are now seeking justice and wanted to know the truth behind her untimely demise. SPO1 Rodolfo Gabisay, chief of Intelligence and Investigation of …

Joint efforts mulled for development

The new leadership of the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP) is eyeing a public-private partnership (PPP) for massive development in Mindanao. The PBMLP is aspiring to forge PPPs on entrepreneurship, infrastructure, environmental protection, education…

MGB-13 praises TMC's Hulagway photo and art exhibit

A photo and art exhibit dubbed as'Hulagway' of Taganito Mining Corporation (TMC) drew praises and accolades from the guests and officials of the Mines and GeoSciences Bureau (MGB-13) during its launching held at the TMC mine site, Claver town on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2…

Rep. Ecleo misses trial anew

DINAGAT Island Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. skipped the parricide trial against him yesterday, citing health reasons. Lawyer Orlando Sala-tandre, who represented Ecleo, said his client was advised by his doctor to rest because of his heart ailment. The Philippine Benevolent Missionar…

Gob. Matugas mihatag ug kagahuman sa 8 ka lungsod nga mangolekta sa bayranan sa Sand and Gravel Quarry Operation

Gipatawag bag-uhay palamang sulod sa Governor's Conference room ni Gobernor Sol Matugas ang otso (8) ka mga Mayoris na gilangkuban sa lungsod nan San Francisco, Claver, Mainit, Malimono, Gigaquit, Alegria, Sison, og Bacuag kauban sila Bise Gobernador Arturo Carlos Egay …

Bag-ong Presidente sa Surigao State College of Technology natudlo na

Sa gihimo nga election sa mga opisyales sa Board of Trustees sa Surigao State College of Techology (SSCT) didto sa CHED Central Office, niadtong Martes, Nobyembre 23, nagmadaugon si Dr. Gloria Gemparo batok nila Dr. Aida Tobes nga taga-Samar, Dr. Jocelyn Medina ug Dr, Webst…

Filipino-Norwegian conglomerate to explore, mine Deuterium gas deposits in Surigao

A Filipino-Norwegian conglomerate who formed exploration and mining firm, Siargao Island Mining Development Corporation have already expressed to explore and mine huge Deuterium gas deposit in Siargao Island that will based in the coastal town of Pilar. "The conglomera…

Matugases start work to give Surigao tourism a big boost

Siargao Island, long touted as the country's surfing capital, with big barreling waves and lush greeneries, is repositioning itself as Mindanao's premier tourism destination of choice. With the new direction in mind, Siargao Island's municipalities and its jump …

TMC to launch ‘Hulagway’ exhibit on Thursday

A photo and art exhibit billed as ‘Hulagway’ (cebuano word for moods and images), will be launched on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at the Taganito Mining Corporation (TMC) Minesite in Brgy. Taganito, Claver this province. According to TMC Community Relations Officer Chatty Ga…

Stabbing injures Surigao Mayor’s political analyst

A political analyst of City Mayor Ernesto Matugas was seriously injured in a stabbing incident Monday evening, Nov. 22 in front of his residence at the corner Roxas and Gonzales streets this city, according to Police Station Chief PC/Insp. Charlie Cabradilla. The victim was …

Mayor Nitoy offers reward in stabbing incident

City Mayor Ernesto Matugas has offered P50,000 for any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect who stabbed Mr. Balgamelo Cabiling Ma, his political analyst, yesterday evening. In his statement, Mayor Matugas strongly condemned in the strongest words the sens…

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010: News briefs on Crime Incidences

(CRIME INCIDENCE SITREP # 1 – Traffic Accident # 1) One MCH Honda with plate number LU 8862 SC 1129 driven by Amelito Dolor Billona a res of Purok kalipayan Penaranda St. Barangay Taft, Surigao City and one MCH Yamaha STX with plate number LU 8786bSC 0529 driven by Rogelio…

Pacman as climate change spokesperson?

Apart from being Philippines Tourism poster boy, a house leader who graced the launching of community-led initiatives for climate change adaptations and disaster risk reduction initiatives here on Thursday, wanted the People’s Champ as climate change spokesperson, too. When …

New Surigao Norte PNP Prov'l Dir assumes office

Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office has just installed the new Provincial Director in the person of PSSUPT Emmanuel M Talento. At about 9:30 O’clock in the morning of November 22, 2010 the turnover of command begins with the Regional Director of Police Regional Offic…

Migratory birds na posibleng maghasik ng bird flu virus pinabantayan

TINUTUTUKAN na ngayon ng Bureau of Animal Industry - bird flu preparedness task force ang mga itinuturing na entry points ng mga migratory birds tulad ng mga airports at seaports. Ayon kay Dr. Reildrin Morales, chairman ng nasabing task force - kumukuha sila ng mga sample …

Highway robbers posing as passengers robbed passenger van in Surigao Norte

Highway robberies who vicitmized already many helpless motorists in the past, rearing its ugly head anew in Caraga region? This developed as three unidentified robbers who posed as passengers held and robbed at least ten passengers of a Surigao City-bound Hyundai-Grace van W…

Depensa launched in Surigao City

A community-driven campaign for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction was launched here with the optimism that Congress passes House Bill 3825 or the ‘People’s Survival Fund (PSF)’ as an urgent measure to allocate much-needed funding to address the damages b…

Drive vs climate change to kick off in Surigao

A community-driven campaign for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction dubbed "Depensa!" will be launched in Surigao City tomorrow. Spearheaded by Oxfam and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (iCSC) the Depensa! campaign aims to create…

Siargao Island in total blackout anew

DALAWANG araw nang walang kuryente ang buong Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte. Ito ang kinumpirma ng General Manager ng Siargao Electric Cooperative Sergio Dagooc. Ayon sa kanya simula pa ng gabi noong Nobyembre 14 walang kuryente sa buong isla ng Siargao. Diumano’y tinamaa…

Surigao Police probes shoe store robbery

Personnel of Surigao City police station conducted an ocular investigation on a reported robbery incident just before the Pacquiao-Margarito fight Sunday, November 14 at OTTO Shoes Store located at the provincial sports complex along Rizal Street this city. Initial investiga…

2-day jobs fair set in Surigao Norte

A two-day Jobs Fair will be conducted on November 11 and 12 at the Provincial Sports Complex open grounds in line with the livelihood program of Gov. Sol Matugas. Prov'l PESO Manager Emilio Pantejo said the activity was made possible by the provincial government led by t…

LMDA pushes for representation in Congress

Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Lake Mainit Development Alliance (LMDA) pushes for the association's representation in the House of Representatives during its meeting on Tuesday (November 10) at the Agusan del Norte Provincial Training Center, Capitol Site, this city. The…

Lake Mainit Dev't Alliance drafts act establishing Lake Mainit Dev't Authority

Following the move of its Board of Trustees (BOT) to include the representation of the House of Representatives of the districts in the BOT as honorary member, the Lake Mainit Development Alliance (LMDA) recently drafted an act creating the Lake Mainit Development Authority…

Algae propagation in Lake Mainit seen to alleviate poverty in two Caraga provinces

A new aquaculture technology is seen to alleviate poverty in the provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Norte in Caraga Region. During the 14th Board of Trustees Meeting of the Lake Mainit Development Alliance (LMDA), Engr. Joventito B. Jongko, Director of SECURA Inte…

Surigao Norte towns adopt BPLS for LGUs

Four (4) local government units (LGUs) of this province will adopt the newly introduced streamlining of Business Permits & Licensing System (BPLS). These 4 LGUs are the city of Surigao with three (3) neighboring municipalities namely: Claver, Mainit and Tubod. The BPLS, a…

Surigao Norte eyes P500-M income in 2011

The provincial government of Surigao del Norte is eyeing more than P500-million income in 2011, an official of the province disclosed Tuesday. Surigao del Norte has been known for its rich mineral endowment and it is for this reason that this province had become a popular de…

Gov. Matugas chairs LMDA

Surigao del Norte Governor Sol F. Matugas was elected by majority of the members of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Lake Mainit Development Alliance (LMDA) during its Board Meeting on Tuesday (November 9) held at the Agusan del Norte Provincial Training Center, capitol s…

Malimono, SdN cops arrest wanted person

One Joel Dilig y Rasonabe, 47 years old, single, farmer and a resident of Brgy. Hubang, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur was arrested by personnel of Malimono MPS led by SPO3 Antonio Cayasa at Brgy. Binocaran , Malimono, Surigao del Norte at around 10:00 O'clock in the even…

DENR-MGB 13 joins Executive and Legislative Agenda Formulation in Surigao del Norte

Surigao del Norte has been known for its rich mineral endowment and it is for this reason that this province had become a popular destination for small scale and large scale mining investors. In the province, a large track of land was also identified as Mineral Reservation …

Stabbing incident involving PNP personnel in Brgy. Washington

On October 31, 2010 around 4:30 in the morning at M. Ortiz Extension, Kaskag, Brgy Washington, Surigao City, one PO3 Ruel Mezo Logronio, 38 yrs old, married, PNP member presently assigned at San Francisco MPS, Surigao del Norte and a resident of Roxas St. Brgy Washington, Su…

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