Butuan News

Tuesday 21st 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)

Butuan Weather


Current Weather in Butuan
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 ...
Surigao del Sur typhoon victims to get housing units
Butuan City – Typhoon Yolanda victims from Hinatuan, in Surigao del Sur are set to take delivery of  housing units before the end of this year. Aside from the new houses, these typhoon ‘Yolanda’ victims are also assured of 3,000 square- meter functional gardens which will allow them cultivate vegetables which they could also sell. This assurance was made by the officials of the Butuan Habitat ...
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… »
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 ...
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 ...
Tabal leaves rivals behind
Mary Joy Tabal showed her readiness to defend her Milo national title by easily winning the Butuan leg yesterday in Butuan City. Fresh from a record-breaking win in Seoul, South Korea, the 25-year-old Cebuana negotiated the 21-kilometer qualifying race in 01:20:46, just a second shy of her personal best of 1:19:37. As expected, Tabal was never in danger as she got off to a fast start and kept ...
Mindanao Newsbits for October 20, 2014
BEAUTICIAN NABBED IN BUY-BUST OPERATION Butuan City – A 23-year-old beautician was arrested during a buy-bust operation by police elements at Purok 4, Barangay Poblacion 7, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte. Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) identified the suspect as Julito R. Abacahin, a resident of Purok 2, Barangay Poblacion. Police said that the quantity of illegal drugs or shabu in Abacahin’s ...
Party-list representative bares presidential bid
BUTUAN CITY - Claiming that no presidential hopeful at present promotes labor rights and welfare, OFW Family party-list group Rep. Roy Señeres has declared his intention to run for president in the 2016 elections. Señeres, native of this city and a former ambassador and chairman of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), launched his campaign   during a meeting of the convenors of a ...
Mindanao Newsbits for October 9, 2014
‘MEDALYA NG KAGALINGAN’ Butuan City – Butuan City Police Office Station 4 (BCPO-Station 4) was awarded “Medalya ng Kagalingan” yesterday for their role in neutralizing six suspected members of a gang who robbed a gold buyer in Barangay Maibu, this city. The BCPO-Station 4, led by senior inspector Peter Paul Manatad, was given recognition for the arrest of six robbery suspects in a two-hour ...
Counterfeit bills seized in Surigao
Butuan City – An alleged counterfeiter was apprehended while fake dollars and dinars were confiscated during entrapment operation late Friday afternoon conducted by joint police operatives at Barangay Ladgaron, Claver, Surigao del Norte. The suspect, identified as Narciso J. Ravelo, 48, of Barangay Hayanggabon in Claver town of the same province, was arrested in an entrapment operation conducted ...

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