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‘Amante vs Amante’ looms; Sibling rivalry stirs up Agusan Norte polls

‘Amante vs Amante’ looms; Sibling rivalry stirs up Agusan Norte polls

By Ben Serrano Agusan del Norte Gov. Maria Angelica Amante-Matba has publicly announced that she would run against her brother, Rep. Erlpe John Amante in the 2019 midterm elections. Amant...

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Siargao youth discover, take a stand on island’s environmental plight

Siargao youth discover, take a stand on island’s environmental plight

By RJS In the recent Siargao Island Protected landscapes and seascapes (SIPLAS) Youth Summit held September 28 and 29 in Santa Monica town, a hundred selected high-school students, teachers ...

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NEWSPIX: Surigao Sur district jail inmates, personnel undergo drug tests

About 138 inmates and 21 personnel of a district jail in Surigao del Sur on Thursday underwent drug testing, a day after authorities found several contraband items, including at least 8 sachets...

NEWSPIX: Motorcycle driver caught for selling drugs flashes smile like grinning emoticon

A motorcycle driver flashed a wide smile for the camera after being arrested  in a drug buy-bust operation in Butuan City on Saturday. Hilario Alsola, 43, was caught by members of the Police...

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: Surigao Sur district jail inmates, personnel undergo drug tests
  • NEWSPIX: Motorcycle driver caught for selling drugs flashes smile like grinning emoticon
  • NEWSPIX: A year after big quake, Surigao airport rehab still hanging
  • NEWSPIX: Surigao City all set for Bonok-Bonok Festival

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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'...

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The sexiest man and most beautiful woman are those who garden

The sexiest man and most beautiful woman are those who garden

By Portia Jaspe and Albert Lopez No Virginia, the prettiest girl is not with false eyelashes, sparkling fingernails, ghost-white skin and fake blonde hair all courtesy of so-called beauty parlors and the sexiest man is not who goes to the g...


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