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AgNor lady guv assures increase in funding for Red Cross local chapter 
BUTUAN CITY, July 29 (PIA) – The provincial government of Agusan del Norte (AgNor) through governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba has held out assurance in granting a hundred thousand increase of its funding aid to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Agusan del Norte-Butuan City Chapter, making it P300,000 from the regular amount of P200,000 each year. The PRC local chapter through its chairperson Atty. Felixberto Guiritan and board member Crispin Young expressed their gratitude for the continued support of the provincial government during its PRC board of directors and staff’s courtesy call to governor Matba today at the provincial Capitol office, this city. Aside from this subsidy, the prior appeal of the chapter to obtain it own office structure will soon be realized after all the necessary requirements are processed and prepared. “In effect of property donation, a portion of the government-owned lot where we presently occupy

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4 policemen meet their families after 19 days of captivity by NPAs

KITCHARAO, Agusan del Norte, July 29 (PIA) - PO3 Vic Calubag Concon, PO1 Rey O’niel Morales, PO1 Joen B. Zabala and PO1 Edito F. Roquino finally met their families after being freed by the New People’s Army (NPA) on Tuesday. At around 3:58 p.m., said police officers were finally released after 19th day of captivity following a negotiation between the national government officials ... Read Full Story - 4 policemen ...

Caraga Math wizards gear up to contend for international competitions

BUTUAN CITY, July 28 (PIA) – The three pupils from two different schools in Caraga region who have been chosen by the Mathematics Development Academy  of the Philippines handled by the Mathematics Trainer’s Guild (MTG) are now primed and in full preparation to vie with perseverance  in the 2014 International Mathematics Competitions (IMC) on August 1-4 to be held in Sing... Read Full Story - Caraga Math ...

Economic Development

DTI celebrates 33 years of public service from customers, partners

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, July 28 (PIA) - Warm wishes for the best in the years to come while hoping for more blessings from the Department of Trad...

Human Development

PopCom-Caraga, partner agencies reveal nominees for 100 millionth baby

BUTUAN CITY, July 28 (PIA) – The Commission on Population (PopCom) Caraga headed by regional director Alexander Makinano visited on Monday the B...

Climate Change

NPA to turn over four cops to Roxas

MANILA, July 28 (PIA) -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas will fly to Mindanao tomorrow (July 29) to ensure the safe release of four ...

Heritage and Culture

Butuan-Agusan LGU officials recount Filipinos’ gallantry

BUTUAN CITY, June 13 (PIA) – City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. represented by Vice Mayor Angelo Calo underscored the heroism and valor of Filipin...


BSP to hold Fin-Ed Expo in Butuan

BUTUAN CITY, July 28 (PIA) – In line with the trust of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to promote consumer protection and financial educat...


SURSECO II announces power outage in San Miguel, part of Tago on July 26

SURIGAO DEL SUR, July 24 (PIA) – The Surigao del Sur II Electric Cooperative (SURSECO II) has announced a scheduled power shutdown in ...


US-Philippines engages Partnership for Growth

MANILA, April 29 - The United States (U.S.) and the Philippines are committed to placing the Philippines on a path to sustain a more inclusive economi...

National Government Agencies

July posts highest, costliest fire incidence in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, July 28 (PIA) – Aside from having the highest, the costliest fire incidences have also been posted during this month of July for th...

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