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Tuesday 2nd September 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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Butuan hospital denies asking for deposit
MANILA, Philippines--- The Butuan Doctors Hospital has denied allegations that its staff refused to admit a critically-ill child after her mother failed to produce enough money for the deposit.   Purita Escobar, nursing director of the Butuan Doctors Hospital, said their staff did not demand a deposit before Jannary "Yanna" Chan could be admitted to the hospital.   Escobar said the hospital has ...
Butuan hospital denies it turned away critically-ill child due to non-payment of deposit
Butuan Doctors' Hospital officials denied a deposit-first policy, in line with the incident that happened a month ago, where a 10-year-old girl named Jannary "Yanna" Chan passed away because she was allegedly denied admission after her family was not able to pay the full admission deposit of P30,000.
Butuan hospital probes girl's death
The administrators of Butuan Doctors' Hospital is investigating the incident involving some of its staff, who allegedly rejected a dying patient.
Mindanao Newsbits for August 19, 2014
BISLIG PROJECTS Butuan City – The Region-13 office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-13) announced the release of checks amounting to P2,004,860.10 for water system and employment projects in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur. DOLE-13 Director Johnson G. Canete said part of the amount goes to the 340 student-beneficiaries of the Special Program for the Employment of Students, and 64 ...
Butuan hospital denies cruel treatment of emergency patient
MANILA, Philippines – The staff of the hospital tagged as "cruel" in a viral social media post by a grieving mother maintains that they are not to blame for the death of her 10-year-old daughter. On August 15, Dr Purita Escobar, Director of Nursing of the Butuan Doctors Hospital, said in ...
DOH investigates hospital involved in Jannary Chan’s case
BUTUAN CITY – The Department of Health Regional Office 13 (DOH-13) has started a full investigation of the hospital that allegedly refused a patient, Jannary “Yanna” Chan who later died. The fact-finding committee created will look into the events relating to the incident, starting with trading the medical history of Chan from her previous hospital, […]
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Sports Headlines

For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young
A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats. Now, the trove of more than 1,400 tobacco cards ...
Football: Man United agree Falcao loan deal - reports
Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, according to widespread British media reports on Monday. The prolific 28-year-old forward, who missed the World Cup with a serious knee injury, has also been linked with Real Madrid, Manchester City and Arsenal. United will pay Monaco a fee of around 10 million euros ($13.1 ...
Japan baseball game lasts 4 days and 50 innings
In a scenario more usually associated with its cousin, cricket, a baseball game in Japan dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it out over a record 50 innings. Chukyo and Sotoku began their slug-fest on Thursday in the semi-final of Japan's high school rubber-ball baseball championship in Akashi, western Japan. It wasn't until Sunday morning that Chukyo's captain broke the ...
Olympic National Park bans drones amid US order
SEATTLE (AP) — Following a nationwide directive, Washington state's largest national park has joined the list of those banning drones.
Football: Spurs stroll gets Liverpool back on track
Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday as Mario Balotelli made his return to English football. After Raheem Sterling had put Liverpool ahead in the early stages, Steven Gerrard scored a penalty and Alberto Moreno netted his first goal for the club to give Brendan Rodgers victory in his 100th game as manager. Balotelli ...
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