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Friday 1st August 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

Vintage bomb found in Butuan City
BUTUAN CITY – A World War ll vintage bomb was found at a construction site at San Francisco Street, Barangay Urduja, Butuan City. Metro Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) report showed the bomb weighing almost 400 kilograms buried at least more than a meter deep, was unearthed by a backhoe at a construction site of one of the universities in the city on Wednesday. Explosive and ordnance device ...
AusAID, Oxfam implementing P92-M BINDS
Butuan City – The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), through Oxfam Philippines, is stepping up the implementation of its P92-million project known as “Building Resilient and Adaptive Communities and Institutions in Mindanao” or “BINDS.” BINDS is a 30-month project implemented in 18 municipalities in Caraga Region, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), and ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
Massive tree planting helps PH face climate change
Butuan City –  Various speakers during the First Regional Information Officer’s Summit on Climate Change Advocacy in the Caraga Region (Region XIII) held here last week were one on the reality of climate change and the urgency of doing everyone’s part to cushion the damaging impact of the worsening global environmental phenomenon. “Overall, we have to accept the fact that, indeed, disasters ...
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Sports Headlines

EPA says baseball fields near landfill are safe
Baseball fields that sit near a St. Louis County landfill that is contaminated with Cold War-era nuclear waste are safe for public use, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. The EPA began ...
Obama commemorates Special Olympics anniversary at star-studded White House event
By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Katy Perry, Jason Derulo and Stevie Wonder were all there - but the only guest who got to give President Barack Obama a hug during his speech was restaurant owner Tim Harris. Harris has Down syndrome, but he owns his own restaurant and is a Special Olympics star in year-round sports. "Presidents need encouragement once in a while too...Thank you, Tim ...
Aboitiz Football Cup searches for new home
WITH the closure of the Aboitiz Sports Field, the biggest football tournament in Cebu, the Aboitiz Football Cup, is left without a home. The Aboitiz Football Field will be developed into a mixed-used district.
Trinidad sports minister resigns amid probe
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Trinidad & Tobago's sports minister has stepped down amid an investigation into alleged financial mismanagement of a youth athletics program.
Argentine football president Julio Grondona dies
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentine Football Association, has died. He was 82.
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