Partner agencies ink commitment to strengthen PRDP project in Agusan Norte

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 21 – The Department of Agriculture’s (DA's) Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in Caraga together with partner agencies recently converged through a ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the harmonization of support for the abaca industry in t... Read more

Asian malacofauna expert to visit in Butuan City

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 20 (PIA) – A world-renowned malacologist and biogeographer, with expertise in Southeast Asian malacofauna, Dr. Thomas von Rintelen of the Natural History Museum in Berlin, Germany will arrive in this city to give a talk on the existing knowledge of the distribution of freshwater ... Read more

Local solons to converge for RH

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 20 (PIA) -- The Lady Local Legislators League of the Philippines (Four-L) – Caraga will convene for the Regional Summit on Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH), this March. Commission on Population (POPCOM) Caraga Regional Director Alexander A. Makinano said t... Read more

POPCOM promotes harmonious marriage among staff

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 20 (PIA) -- The Commission on Population (POPCOM) Caraga staff together with their respective partners enhanced their knowledge on nurturing harmonious relationships in the family and strengthened their commitments to each other by participating actively in the Marriage Enrichment ... Read more

PGO-AgSur invites Agusanons to join Naliyagan Festival Jingle Making Contest

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) – The provincial government of Agusan del Sur is inviting Agusanons to join in this year’s Naliyagan Festival Jingle Making Contest. According to Provincial Tourism Officer Christy Basan, the lyrics of the Jingle must be in Cebuano-Bisaya and must be relevant to the... Read more

DILG 13 sets provincial preparedness dialogue

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 -- To ensure that resiliency is achieved, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) is on full swing in the conduct of disaster preparedness region-wide through a series of provincial preparedness and partnership dialogue (PPPD). The PPPD c... Read more

Phil. Red Cross readies conduct of ‘Bingo Social for a Cause’ in Butuan

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) – As one of the highlights of this year’s fund raising activity, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Agusan del Norte-Butuan City chapter is set to hold the Bingo Social for a Cause on September 23, 2017 at Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center, this city. Some 1,200 tic... Read more

Feature: Quake survivors in Surigao struggle to recover from tragedy

The province of Surigao del Norte has been an idyllic paradise for both locals and tourists due to its myriad of attractions that include powdery white-sand beaches, captivating waterfalls, enchanting rivers, fascinating caves, and its world-famous “Cloud 9” waves in the surfing capital of Siarg... Read more

DILG 13 field officers undergo continuing legal education

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga conducted a Continuing Legal Education Seminar Workshop for its field officers and selected officers from the Regional Office on March 13-14, 2017 at Samping Avenue, this city. The two-day workshop fac... Read more

Feature: An empowered woman empowers her countrymen

“The empowerment of women is the most effective tool for development.” Kofi Annan It is often said that when you empower a woman, you empower a nation. This is a recognition not just of women’s significant impact to community development but also to acknowledge women as crucial agents of po... Read more

Phil. Red Cross AgNor-Butuan chapter supports Million Volunteer Run 4

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Agusan del Norte-Butuan City Chapter expressed its support for this year’s Million Volunteer Run to be held in key cities simultaneously nationwide on May 13. But the local chapter here has opted to re-schedule it on July 22, 2017 in ti... Read more

DILG initiates regional disaster preparedness planning

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) initiated the conduct of Regional Disaster Preparedness Planning (RDPP) recently at Prince Hotel, South Montilla Blvd., this city. DILG Caraga Regional Director Lilibeth A. Famacion stressed the ... Read more

DILG 13 gives guidelines to PCF 2016 recipient LGUs

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga Region conducted the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) 2016 Operational Guidelines Orientation to the 13 local government unit (LGU) recipients of the PCF last March 9 in one of the convention centers, this city... Read more

COMELEC to conduct satellite registration for PWDs, senior citizens in Butuan City

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 16 (PIA) - In line with the existing Commission on Elections (COMELEC) resolution for registration of persons with disability (PWD), senior citizens, heavily pregnant women and other vulnerable sectors of our society, COMELEC-Butuan will be conducting a Special Satellite Registra... Read more

GIZ-COSERAM to hold 3rd Partners’ Forum in Butuan City

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 16 (PIA) – The Conflict Sensitive Resource and Asset Management (COSERAM) Program, supported by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) is set to hold the 3rd Partners’ Forum on April 5-6, 2017 at Almont Hotel’s Inland Resort, this city. Sais activity is also in partnersh... Read more