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SSS recognizes 2018 ‘Balikat ng Bayan’ awardees

SSS recognizes 2018 ‘Balikat ng Bayan’ awardees

The Social Security System (SSS) on Friday recognized top public and private sector partners for their strong commitment in ensuring a reliable social security protection for Filipino workers i...

Lifestyle

‘Yes to foresters, no to mining engineers’

‘Yes to foresters, no to mining engineers’

By Justino Red Passing by Caraga State University (CSU) main campus in Butuan was heart-warming and inspiring to see portraits of the list of graduates of the College of Forestry. Finally, t...

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NEWSPIX: A year after big quake, Surigao airport rehab still hanging

Surigao City officials called on the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to fast-track the rehabilitation and expansion of the Surigao City Airport which was damaged when the city was struck by...

NEWSPIX: Surigao City all set for Bonok-Bonok Festival

All is set for the 2018 “Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival”, a colorful ethnic dancing event denoting Surigao City’s yearly party festivity which is celebrated on Sept. 9. At least 18 g...

NEWSPIX: ‘Lumad’ evacuees who fled military presence in Surigao del Sur return home

More than 1,000 Manobo “lumad” evacuees from nine hinterland villages in two towns in Surigao del Sur, who fled their homes, for fear of increasing military presence have returned to their comm...

NEWSPIX: Surigao del Sur banana plantations close, cite security, other issues

Multinational banana firm Dole-Stanfilco has announced it was finally phasing out its plantations in Surigao del Sur province due to security threats, low-productivity and plant disease. Dol...

  • NEWSPIX: A year after big quake, Surigao airport rehab still hanging
  • NEWSPIX: Surigao City all set for Bonok-Bonok Festival
  • NEWSPIX: ‘Lumad’ evacuees who fled military presence in Surigao del Sur return home
  • NEWSPIX: Surigao del Sur banana plantations close, cite security, other issues

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Tourism

Sleeping atop a volcano’s crater, a mountaineer never forgets

Sleeping atop a volcano’s crater, a mountaineer never forgets

By Ramon Jorge Sarabosing I was 19 years old when I climbed Mt. Hibok-Hibok in Camiguin Island in 1981. It was my first climb ever and I told myself I would never do it again. One year af...

Arts and Culture

Mutya Hong Butuan Talents Night: This time they really meant it

Mutya Hong Butuan Talents Night: This time they really meant it

By Saturnino "Saurn" De La Cruz If you have seen last year's Mutya Hong Butuan talents competition, you end up asking, where are the talents? It's all suspect. Not this year because I think the organizers really made sure each candidate'...

Sectoral Concern

Squabbling over the ‘First Mass’—and why should even care?

Squabbling over the ‘First Mass’—and why should even care?

By Nestor Garcia When I was in high-school in 1970's our history teachers would praised the European navigators like Ferdinand Magellan as the greatest sailors in the world. But one time, me and my classmates wondered why no Filipinos we...


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