Butuan News

Thursday 24th July 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)

Butuan Weather


Current Weather in Butuan
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 ...
Retired cop's wife killed; P1M jewelry stolen
BUTUAN CITY - A woman was stabbed to death inside her house in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte by 3 unidentified men on Tuesday night, police said.
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. ...
Sufficient power seen for 30,000 in Caraga
At least 30,000 Agusanon and Butuanon households will be assured of sufficient power when the application of the power purchase agreement (PPA) between an electric cooperative and a power utility firm is approved by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). At present, rotating brownouts continue to pester the business community and residents in Agusan del Norte and this region’s capital city of ...
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 ...
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 ...
10 NPA rebels killed in clash
BUTUAN CITY – At least 10 members of New People’s Army (NPA) were reportedly killed while several others were wounded in a clash between government security forces and communist rebels in Hamogaway area in Bayugan City and Barangays Awa and El Salvador in Prosperidad town, Agusan del Sur Tuesday morning. The gunbattle in three reported areas started at 5:40 a.m. The killed rebels have not yet ...

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