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Agusan del Sur mayoral bet arrested over firearms

May 11, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Police in Caraga Region also arrest 4 others for violating the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act

SEIZED. Authorities confiscate guns from a mayoral bet in Rosario, Agusan del Sur, after serving a search warrant against him on May 11, 2019. Photo from CaragaPulis Pio Facebook page

Aftershocks rock Surigao days after strong quake

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:38 PM

UPDATED The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says it has recorded 130 weaker quakes in the area since the February 10 tremor

A vehicle is struck by debris from a damaged school building after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck overnight in Surigao City, in the southern island of Mindanao, on February 11, 2017. Erwin Mascarinas/AFP

Quake-hit Surigao City now under state of calamity

Feb 12, 2017 - 10:20 AM

The city government also says around 20 of the city s population has been affected by the quake which hit late evening February 10

Residents of Surigao City out on the street after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake that rocked the area on February 10, 2017. Photo by Jong Labrador

Communist rebels kidnap 4 PNP men in Surigao del Norte

Jul 27, 2016 - 11:09 AM

Members of the New People s Army snatch 4 off duty police personnel in Malimono town in Surigao del Norte a day before President Rodrigo Duterte orders a ceasefire with them

Caraga Region swimmer's dream comes true with offer from NU

Apr 12, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Living away from her parents since she was a baby Honey Maye Escarez now has the chance to be in Manila with her mother if she becomes an athletic scholar

Rebels seize police, militiamen in Caraga

Apr 16, 2013 - 4:16 PM

The personnel were seized in three separate incidents in Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur according to police and military reports