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Caraga NPA rebs belittle ‘persona non grata’ tag

Caraga NPA rebs belittle ‘persona non grata’ tag

Ka Oto: The future of the insurgency would not be dependent on the “toothless” council resolutions. COURIER FILE PHOTO A high-ranking leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Caraga has downp...

Lifestyle

Gina Lopez and the greedy power broker

Gina Lopez and the greedy power broker

By Jessrill Oporto A few years ago, long before somebody make a stand for the protection of mountains and forests all over the Philippines and particularly Caraga Region, a powerful bu...

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NEWSPIX: 6 NPA ‘food couriers’ arrested after clash in Surigao del Sur

Six alleged food couriers for the New People’s Army were arrested by government troops in Surigao del Sur Saturday, the military said. The arrest on Saturday of Lisa Clorina, Isagani Nazare...

NEWSPIX: Gov’t forces seize war materials, anti-personnel mines hidden by NPA rebels in Surigao City

Soldiers from the 30th Infantry Battalion recovered an ammunitions cache, anti-personnel mines and several paraphernalia hidden by suspected communist rebels in Barangay Mat-i in Surigao ...

NEWSPIX: Finder of ‘floating cocaine’ in Surigao Sur faces drug charge

One of the two fishermen who recovered thirty-four bricks of cocaine worth P230 million off the coast of Tandag City in Surigao del Sur, is facing illegal drug charges for keeping some "floati...

NEWSPIX: Siargao Int’l Game Fishing set next week

The 12th staging of the prestigious Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament is all set next week. The five-day sea sporting event in the Pacific Ocean-facing town of Pilar, which will...

  • NEWSPIX: 6 NPA ‘food couriers’ arrested after clash in Surigao del Sur
  • NEWSPIX: Gov’t forces seize war materials, anti-personnel mines hidden by NPA rebels in Surigao City
  • NEWSPIX: Finder of ‘floating cocaine’ in Surigao Sur faces drug charge
  • NEWSPIX: Siargao Int’l Game Fishing set next week

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Tourism

Why not an Agusan River bamboo raft race festival?

Why not an Agusan River bamboo raft race festival?

By Blas Bernaldez We have heard Surigao City is positioning itself as a water sports hub with its International Dragon Boat Festival. We are thrilled to hear that and celebrate their admir...

Arts and Culture

Oh, those long and colorful Pinoy movie titles of old

Oh, those long and colorful Pinoy movie titles of old

By Blas Bernaldez To start, dig this, "Nagalit ang Buwan sa Haba ng Gabi." Here's another, "Sinong Pipigil sa Pagpatak ng Ulan?" These are no fake titles, they are real Tagalog movies circa 1970s to 1980s which incidentally starred the...

Sectoral Concern

Are there official heritage houses and century-old trees in Butuan?

Are there official heritage houses and century-old trees in Butuan?

By Nito De Castro Yes, there used to be a landscape of heritage structures along riverside villages in Agao and Datu Silongan and even along the national highway going to Libertad. But all apparently vanished because the owners of these fi...


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