(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 18 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

PIA News Service - Wednesday, February 4, 2009

DA-LGU holds plan integration workshop for CY 2009

Butuan City – To ensure a unified program implementation approach for the year 2009 between the agriculture department and the local government units (LGUs) in Caraga Region on FIELDS program, the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit 13 (DA RFU 13) conducted a two day DA-LGU Plan Integration Workshop.

Participants of DA-LGU Plan Integration Workshop groups themselves for sector/component workshop (Photo by DA-Caraga)

The activity was held at Goat2Geder Hotel and Restaurant, this city last January 29-30, 2009 and was participated by City and Provincial Agriculturists and Veterinarians in the region.

Regional Technical Director (RTD) Edgardo E. Dahino warmly welcomes all the participants during his opening remarks and lauded the planning division headed by Josephine Alban for spearheading the workshop.

Meanwhile, Regional Executive Director Ricardo C. Regis extends his appreciation to all the LGU-DA participants and urged to work closely for a common direction towards agricultural development.

Each veterinary and agriculture officers presented their LGU Plans and Programs for calendar year CY 2009.

Regional Agriculture Statistics Officer Melchor Bautista of BAS also presented the agricultural trends in the region that may serve as basis for effective program planning.

Highlight of the gathering was the workshop by sector or component such as Ginintuang Masagang Ani (GMA) Rice, Corn, High Value Commercial Crops (HVCC), and Livestock.

Regional Technical Director Eliseo T. Tila answered one by one all the issues and concerns surfaced during the open forum such as on DA-LGU project counterparting schemes, incentives and other matters.

Financial matters were also ably addressed by Finance Division Chief Jessica Daan. (Aurell P. Arais/rafid da caraga)

Cebuano News: Gov. Ace Barbers “Aksyon Agad” sa pagpangalagad

Sa walay paglangan-langan, sa dihang nasinati na usab sa probinsya ang sigeng ulan-ulan sa milabay nga duha na ka adlaw sugod niadtong Enero 8, 2009, gimotor dayun ni Gob. Ace Barbers ang mga kalungsuran ug mipadala pagdali sa RESCUEE 44, Provincial Engineering Office ug DSWD aron pagsuta sa kahimtang sa mga katawhan.

Sa nahipus nga inpormasyon sa Media Bureau sa buhatan sa Gobernador, dili maagihan karon ang may dapit sa Punta Agata, Brgy. Jubgan, Malimono tungod sa landslide.

Gikasamtangan karon nga gitrabaho ang maong dalan sa mga taga Provincial Engineering Office, uban ang RESCUEE 44 sa lalawigan, ug gipasiguro usab kini ni Gob. Ace Barbers nga luwas ang mga katawhan. Sa peligro. (SdN PGO-Media Bureau)

Cebuano News: Gob. Ace Barbers buot mailhan ang probinsya sa Surigao del Norte sa tibuok kalibutan; official website gilusad

Usa sa mga kanunayng gtinguha sa pangagamhanan ni Gob. Ace Barbers mao ang pag”promote” sa probinsya sa Surigao del Norte aron kini mailhan dili lamang sa nasud sa Pilipinas, kundi pati sa tibuok kalibutan diin malampusong gi presentar sa Information Technology Unit sa Kapitolyo kagahapong adlawa, February 02, 2009 ang official provincial website nga mao ang www. Surigaodelnorte.gov.ph. Apan sa kasamtangan, maoy gamiton una ang samtamg giaplayan pa karon ang domain name nga www.surigaodelnorte.gov.ph.

Sa “adbans nga mga teknolohiya”, gipahimuslan karon sa probinsya sa paggamit sa maong paagi sa pagdala sa mga proyekto ug mga programa ni Gob. Ace Barbers, alang sa kalamboan sa tibuok katawhan sa Surigao del Norte.

Gidugang pa sa maalagarong Gobernador nga usa usab kini nga paagi nga mapakita sa mga katawhan ang usa ka responsable nga paggamit sa maong natad sa komunikasyon, diin mahatag usab sa mga katawhan ang ilang katungod sa impormasyon pinasikad na sa “transparency” ug “accountability”.

Dako ang panghinaut ni Gob. Ace Barbers nga mag mabungahon ang maong mga paningkamot sa pag awhag ug pagpalambo sa probinsya, ug usab pinaagi sa maong website, kanunay kini suportahan sa mga katawhan pinaagi sa pagbisita niini. (SdN PGO-Media Bureau)

By PO3 Philip Amer Posas Mazo

Arrest of wanted person

On February 2, 2009 (Monday) at 6:45 in the evening in Purok-8 Barangay Masao, Butuan City, PNP elements from Butuan City Police Station-3 led by PSI Reynante Sibayton served the Alias WOA to the suspect identified as Julius QuiΓ±o, 51 years old, married and a resident of the above place for Violation of Section 78 as amended by PD 705 (Illegal Cutting, Gathering and Collecting Timber of other Forest Products without License) by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon Judge M B Pacro-Canedo of Regional Trial Court (RTC) branch 29, Bislig City dated 29 February 2008.

Subject person was brought to Butuan City Police Station-3 for proper disposition and was turned-over to the issuing court.

On the same date around 7:45 in the morning, elements from Bislig City Police Station led by SPO1 Sardalla arrested a certain Rodrigo Castillo Cellona, 40 years old, married and a resident of Purok-Baybay 1, Barangay Poblacion, Bislig City for Violation Of Section 96 of RA 8550 (The Phillipine Fisheries Code of 1998) by virtue of WOA issued by Hon Judge Ambrocio Molita, Presiding Judge of MTCC, 11th Judicial Region, Bislig City, dated 22 January 2009.

Celleno is now detained at Bislig City Police Station for proper disposition. (PNP-13/ PIA-Caraga)

Arrest on illegal gambling

On February 2, 2009 at 8:25, PNP elements from Provincial Anti-Vice Task Force (PAVTAG) led by SPO1 Espina arrested Victoria Dangallo Gonzales, 48 years old, married and a resident of Purok-12 Navalca, Barangay San Juan, Surigao City while inside Victoria's Flower Shop located at Luneta Park, San Nicolas Street, Barangay Washington, Surigao City.

Gonzales allegedly a “swertres” coordinator was caught in the act engaging in Illegal Gambling activities.

Confiscated from the suspect’s possession were several “swertres” paraphernalia.

Suspect was brought to the police station for documentation and proper disposition.
Also, at around 7:05 in the evening of the same date, PNP members of Placer Municipal Police Station headed by PInsp Alejandro Recimo conducted an operation against Illegal Gambling at Barangay Magsaysay, Placer, Surigao del Norte.

The operation resulted to the arrest of Armando Labad Bagul, 22 years old, single, “swertres” bet collector and a resident of Barangay Magsaysay.

Confiscated from the suspect’s possession were one tally sheet, one piece ballpen and bet money amounting to Php 615.00 in different denominations.

Subject was brought to Placer Municipal Police Station for documentation and proper disposition. (PNP-13/ PIA-Caraga)

PNP arrests illegal drugs suspects

On February 1, 2009 at 4:45 in the afternoon at Purok-8 Barangay San Ignacio, Butuan City, Personnel from Ong Yiu Sub Station Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) led by SPO4 Ledesma arrested the suspect identified as Michael Delta Maratas, of legal age and a resident of the above place after being caught in plain view possessing one sachet of suspected shabu.

Confiscated item was brought to PNP Crime Laboratory of Police Regional Office 13 for drug testing but yielded negative result.

However, the suspect also underwent Drug Test Examination and found positive. Case for Violation of Section 15, Article II of RA 9165 was filed against him in an Inquest Proceeding under IS number XIII-01-INQ-008-00004 dated 01 February 2009 at the City Prosecutor's Office.

Also, on January 31, 2009 at 8:30 in the evening at Sitio Cutlog, Bahi, Barobo, Surigao del Sur, one team from 141st RMG Company led by PINSP Junyd D Marohom, while conducting checkpoint at said place apprehended the suspects identified as Bryan Mupac, 22 years old, single, resident of Parang, Shariff Kabunsuan; Franklin Calderon, 26 years old married, resident of Masara, Maco, COMVAL Province; Jomar Ramoso, 19 years old, single and resident of upper Coo, Bunawan, Agusan Sur; and Ruben Pelayo, 29 years old, single and resident of Mambalili, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur after being caught possessing more or less 100 grams of dried marijuana leaves.

Arrested persons were employee of Philsaga Mining Corporation operating at Bayugan 3, Rosario, Agusan del Sur.

Suspects and confiscated item were brought to 141st RMG company headquarters for proper disposition.

Meanwhile, same team led by PINSP Junyd D Marohom brought the arrested suspects together with the confiscated marijuana and paraphernalia to RTC 11th Judicial Region branch 28, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.

Subsequently, they were properly turned-over to the custody of Lianga Provincial Jail around 10:00 in the evening of same date and a case for Violation of RA 9165 with IS number L-2264 dated 02 February 2009 was filed against the suspects. (PNP-13/ PIA-Caraga)