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Tuesday 22nd July 2014
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Butuan Facts


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

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News Headlines

Dutch arrested for operating drug den in Butuan City
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested last week a Dutch national suspected of managing a drug den in Butuan City, along with seven of his "customers."   Robert Stoffelen, 51, was collared at a boarding house he ran in Barangay (village) Holy Redeemer in Butuan City on basis of a search warrant issued by a local court.   PDEA director general Arturo Cacdac Jr ...
Dutch national, 7 nabbed by PDEA, PNP in Butuan
A Dutch national, a suspected drug den owner, and his seven customers were arrested by anti-narcotics operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) during the implementation of a search warrant in Butuan City last Thursday. Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac, Jr. ...
Mindanao Newsbits for July 17, 2014
More than 300 information officers from various government agencies and local government units (LGUs) laid down their respective programs and ideas in the recent opening day of the two-day 2014 Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Advocacy Summit held in this city. During the opening day, the participating information officers expressed their issues and concerns, as well as insights and ...
Dengue alarms Caraga; 10 die, 2,061 infected
Butuan City — Health officials in Region 13 reported yesterday an alarming rise in the incidence of dengue in Caraga with 10 deaths and 2,061 infected by the mosquito-borne virus. Based on the composite figures released by the Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD-13) and Caraga Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU-13), Agusan del Sur had the most number of ...
Mindanao Newsbits for July 2, 2014
Two persons were killed, one of them a minor when a shooting incident happened pre-dawn Tuesday at Langihan Public Market in Butuan City, police report said. Police identified the victim as Danny “Boy” Ortega, 12, and Ruel Oliver, both of this city. The shooting incident happened just 100 meters away from the Butuan City Police Precinct at 2:30 a.m. Initial investigation disclosed that Oliver ...
2 dead, 2 hurt in NPA attack
BUTUAN CITY – Two people were killed while two others were wounded as suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels attacked a police station in Surigao del Norte Thursday afternoon, an initial report said. The report said that the two people killed in the attack are alleged NPA members while those two who were wounded are policemen when at least 60 communist rebels attacked Alegria Municipal Police ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: Gerrard calls time on England career
England captain Steven Gerrard retired from international football on Monday after becoming a pillar of the team in 114 appearances, but making way after the country's disastrous World Cup campaign. Gerrard, 34, led England at the World Cup where they bowed out in the group stage. The Liverpool midfielder said he had "agonised" over the decision since returning from Brazil. "I have agonised over ...
FC Barcelona Escola returns to the Philippines
This is a press release from the FC Barcelona Escola Philippines. CEBU, Philippines — FC Barcelona Escola (FCBE) Camp Philippines announced Tuesday, July 22, that its world renowned football training is back for a third time in the Philippines. It will be held in Cebu at the Aboitiz Sports Field from ...
National Football League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - New York Giants offensive guard Chris Snee announced his retirement Monday after struggling to bounce back from hip and elbow injuries. Snee, a four-time Pro Bowler who helped the Giants win two Super Bowls, played in the NFL for 10 seasons. Snee, 32, hoped to recover from elbow surgery and two hip operations over the past two years in time to play an 11th season but was ...
Football: Van Gaal's United debut leads US 'invasion'
Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season matches in the United States hoping to spark growth for the sport. Premier League sides Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City will combine to play 16 matches on US soil in a follow on to strong American interest in the World Cup ...
Ang Liga: Arellano drubs La Salle Lipa, Lyceum
MANILA, Philippines - The Arellano University (AU) football team scored back-to-back wins in week 5 of the Ang Liga pre-season tourney by downing foes La Salle Lipa (DLSL) and Lyceum Philippines University (LPU). There was no shortage of goals as the Ang Liga Special Cup champions outplayed the hapless De ...
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