Butuan News

Saturday 25th October 2014
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Butuan Facts

Population: Approx 244,900
Longitude: 125.52
Latitude: 8.93
Street Map: Click Here
Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Surigao
(about 59 miles away)

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News Headlines

Butuan cops get more guns
Butuan City – The national command of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is set to hand over 1,000 new guns to Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) to increase policemen’s capability to fight crime in the region. PRO 13 is targeting a “one-firearm-per-police-personnel” ratio for their Police Officers 1 in the field. Sources from the PRO 13 regional headquarters based at Camp Rafael C. ...
Mindanao Newsbits for October 24, 2014
CARAGA MALNUTRITION Butuan City – The National Nutrition Council (NNC) will be holding a two-day Mobilization of Caraga Nutrition Advocates and Planning Workshop on November 4-5 at Balanghai Hotel here to address the region’s problem on malnutrition. According to statistics from the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research and Institute and NNC, two out of 10 children ...
Task force seizes illegal logs in Butuan City
Butuan City – The anti-illegal logging task force of Metro Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) Wednesday seized good quality logs abandoned at Purok 8, Sitio Tagulayan, Barangay Bilay, this city, police reported Thursday. The logs were believed to have been towed along the giant Agusan River and were abandoned by unidentified illegal loggers when the BCPO anti-illegal task force arrived in the area ...
Lightning raid yields shabu, firearms in Butuan
Butuan City – More than one million pesos worth of shabu, assorted firearms and live ammunition were confiscated from five suspected pushers who were arrested by joint elements of police force, police reported on Sunday. Identities of the suspected drug pushers have been temporarily withheld pending arrest of their other cohorts who are under thorough surveillance by police operatives at various ...
Butuan ‘Vision 2020’ to lift 18,000 from poverty
Butuan City – The “Vision 2020” of the city government of Butuan is determined to achieve its goal – to lift 18,000 families from poverty to self-sufficiency. The city officials and technical men of “Vision 2020” gathered over the weekend here for an organizational and orientation meeting to lay down various strategic programs in fulfilling their vision through agri-forestry that will make ...
Butuan folks raise concerns on alleged mining operation disguised as quarry
BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Oct) – Concerned citizens here have raised concerns over reports of an alleged mining operation in a hinterland village disguised as quarry a year after… »
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Sports Headlines

Italian football in danger of dying, says Juve president
Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday. "Italian football will soon be dying if it is unable to face up to a double challenge: on the domestic front the fans have to fill up the stadiums, and abroad the challenge of a truly global market." "England, Germany and Spain have overtaken us in ...
Football: Ferdinand set to retire at end of season
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand is planning to retire from football at the end of the current domestic season, the Queens Park Rangers defender has said.
Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it. Now an analyst for CBS Sports, the 14-time Pro Bowl tight end will get an up-close view of Thursday night's showdown between the ...
Would football be richer without small clubs?
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.
Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.
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