Military fetes 21 gun-salute during burial of town mayor in Butuan City

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Military fetes 21 gun-salute during burial of town mayor in Butuan City 

BANCASI, Butuan City, Oct. 29 – The volley of 21-gun salute broke the sepulchral silence of the graveyards as the bodies of Loreto town Mayor Dario Otaza and his son Daryl were laid to rest here Wednesday.

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Roxas distributes 10 patrol jeeps in Butuan City

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roxas distributes 10 patrol jeeps in Butuan City 

BUTUAN CITY, June 10 — Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas arrived in Butuan Wednesday morning to distribute 10 patrol jeeps or troop carriers to the various municipal police stations in Agusan del Norte.

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Ronda Pilipinas cycling race set Feb. 8 to 27 (Sports)

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ronda Pilipinas cycling race set Feb. 8 to 27 (Sports) 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 20 (PNA) — The Ronda Pilipinas, the biggest and richest cycling race in the Philippines, will go youth-based, All-Filipino and nationwide as it hits the road from Feb. 8 to 27 starting in Butuan City down South and passing through the Visayas before ending in mountaintop Baguio up North.

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4ID “Diamond” Division honors Butuan City Mayor Amante

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4ID “Diamond” Division honors Butuan City Mayor Amante 

BUTUAN City, Jan 17 — The 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines gave full military honors to Butuan City mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. as chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in an appropriate ceremony held at Camp Bancasi, headquarters of the 402nd Brigade in Brgy. Bancasi this city, Friday morning.

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DPWH opens an alternative road to Butuan City

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on DPWH opens an alternative road to Butuan City 

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Dec. 30 -– The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) on Tuesday opened an alternate road to Butuan City pending the repair of the broken bridge in Balingasag.

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Government readies as Typhoon ‘Seniang’ approaches Caraga Region in Mindanao

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Government readies as Typhoon ‘Seniang’ approaches Caraga Region in Mindanao 

MANILA, Dec. 29 — The government has begun preparing for the expected landfall of Typhoon "Seniang" in the Caraga Region in northeastern Mindanao, a Palace official said on Monday.

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Tigerair launches Butuan maiden flight

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Tigerair launches Butuan maiden flight 

By Noel B. Najarro

BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Another airline made its historic, maiden flight at the newly renovated Bancasi Airport, this city on Monday evening.

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Butuan City diocese gears up for Pope’s visit

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Butuan City diocese gears up for Pope’s visit 

BUTUAN CITY, Dec 16 — The Diocese of Butuan City gears up for the coming visit of the holy father of the church this January.

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Butuan City well on its way to 'malaria-free' declaration

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Butuan City well on its way to 'malaria-free' declaration 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 11 — Butuan City is nearing its target to achieve a “malaria-free” status by 2016, said local health officials here on Tuesday.

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Army SF seize rebel camp in Agusan del Sur

November 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on Army SF seize rebel camp in Agusan del Sur 

By Noel B. Najarro

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 6 (PNA) — Army troopers from the 9th Special Force Company of the 3rd Special Forces Battalionon Thursday seized a New People’s Camp located in Sitio Hebron, Brgy. New Tubigon, Sibagat town in Agusan del Sur.

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