(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 29 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 850 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (23.1°N, 129.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 160 km/h. It is moving Northeastward at 20 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of 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 rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. 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 South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

PIA News Service - Monday, July 4, 2011

PRO 13 award partners during 16th PCR Month kick off

by Jocelyn E. Morano

-– Media practitioners who are considered PNP’s partners in information dissemination were awarded today in time for the celebration of the 16th Police Community Relation (PCR) Month, Police Regional Office (PRO)-13. Awards were also given to personnel of the region’s police force who have shown exceptional performance.

Plaques of recognition were awarded to the PNP Press Corps, ABS CBN Butuan, DXJM, DXBC, DXBR and Butuan Star by Police Regional Director Reynaldo and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga Regional Director Atty. Rene Burdeos.

Burdeos was the guest of honor during the kick-off ceremony held in Camp Rafael Rodriguez, Libertad, this city.

In his speech, Burdeos urged the policemen to abide and live up to the theme of “Matatag na Ugnayan ng Mamamayan at Kapolisan, Tungo sa Kapayapaan at Ligtas na Pamayanan.”

He said PCR activities should be sustained and be made on a regular basis like the conduct of dialogues as this can help in the rebuilding of the trust and confidence from the public.

The official likewise lauded the leadership of Rafal in recognizing good deeds of PNP members and ensuring community participation through the involvement of the media industry, sectoral groups, barangay leaders and church leaders.

Police Regional Office13 through the PCR Division aims to strengthen police-community partnership in addressing peace and order concerns, organize and mobilize sectors of the community as a united front against threat to peace and security, and help empower and develop people.

The kick off celebrations began with a motorcade of stakeholders, and followed with the presentation of awards to PNP members, individuals and organization at the parade ground.

Meanwhile, adjudged as Best PCR Police Commission Officer is Police Supt. Joseph Boquiren of Butuan City Police Station 1 and Best PCR Police Non Commission Officer is PO3 Leonides Yaoyao from Bayugan City Police in Agusan del Sur.

This year’s Best PCR Unit is the Agusan del Norte Police Provincial Office and the Nasipit Municipal Police Station.

Other awardees were Johann Jake Miranda from Surigao City Chamber of Commerce, Maria Victoria Trojello of the Rotary Club of Downtown Butuan, Karancho, LGU of the Municipality of Sison, Surigao del Norte and Barangay Libertad as Supportive Barangay.

A Medalya ng Pagtulong sa Nasalanta was also awarded to Police Chief Inspector Mangandog Arab, Police Senior Inspector Mariano Lukban from Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office, Police Inspector Edgardo Medriano from Dinagat Islands PPO, Police Inspector Charity Galvez of Agusan del Sur PPO, SPO4 Primo Sagaysay of Agusan del Norte PPO, SPO4 James dela Fuerte of Butuan City Police Office and SPO4 Leonilo Lagumbay of the 13th Regional Public Safety Batallion.

A tree planting ceremony was also held in from of the Admin Building of PRO 13.

The month-long celebration spearheaded by PRO 13 had a simultaneous display of PCR month streamers by all concerned police units for region-wide community awareness. (Radyo ng Bayan Butuan/PIA-Caraga)

ACF-AECID turns-over project to Surigao del Sur

by Greg Tataro, Jr.

-- The Action Contra la Faim or Action Against Hunger-Agencia EspaΓ±ola Cooperacion International Para El Desarrolllo (ACF-AECID), an international non-profit organization, has recently turned-over all its projects in five municipalities of Surigao del Sur including this city.

The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) held at the provincial social hall here was attended by Eric Fort, Head of Mission of the ACF-Philippines along with Gov. Johnny Pimentel, respective city and municipal mayors and other concerned representatives. 

The MOU contained the commitment of the provincial government to provide technical assistance for the sustainability of the projects.

The event also signaled the exit of ACF-AECID here after a five-year stint of providing funding support and assistance in the form of sub-projects implemented in selected 16 barangays.

Some projects implemented are: "Botika ng Barangay (BnB) or Rural Pharmacies where BnB operators received relevant and timely trainings to equip them with capability that will ensure success of the project ground; Farm tools, equipments and post harvest facilites; animal dispersal (carabao, cattle and swine); and technical trainings on farm development and more. The said projects are located in the municipalities of Cagwait, San Miguel, Cortes, Lanuza, Carmen and the City of Tandag.

Meanwhile, in his message, Fort expressed his deepest thanks and appreciation to all their partners in the project implementation due the laudable efforts and involvement extended.

In his acceptance speech, Gov. Pimentel vowed to sustain the projects and even exhorted the beneficiaries to do the same.

The ACF-AECID project aims to contribute to the sustainable improvement of the living conditions of the rural poor population in the province. (Radyong Bayan Tandag/PIA Surigao del Sur)

Cebuano News: Balangay bot kubkubon

ni Arjay Felisilda

– Duna paynabiling “balangay boat” dinhi sa dakbayan nga kubkubon sugod karong bulana.

Ang maong “balangay boat” anaa sa barangay Libertad, sumala ni City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr.

Atol sa ika-64 nga anibersaryo sa Barangay Pnamanculan, gibutyag ni Mayor Amante nga ang dapit nga nahimutangan – Libertad “balangay boat” ug ang Bood Promontory iyang iproklamar nga Archeological Park.

Aron madani ang mga turista, ang poposed Archeological Park butangan og function hall, coffee shop ug ubang kahimanan.

Misaad usab ang Mayor nga ipaabot sa Pinamanculan dili madugay ang linya sa tubig ma-inom ug kongkretohon ang ilahang dalan.

Ang “Adlaw Hong Pinamanculan” nagdala sa temang “Kauswagan, Kaayohan sa Katawhan Hong Pinamanculan.

Gawas kang Mayor Amante, mitambong usab sila si Councilors Dodo Cembrano ug Ryan Anthony Culima. (PIA-Caraga)

Cebuano News: Duha ka adlaw nga education caravan gipahigayon sa probinsya

Nagmalampuson ang gipahigayon nga duha ka adlaw nga Education Caravan didto sa lungsod sa Claver, Gigaquit, Bacuag, Placer, Mainit, Tagana-an, ug Alegria niadtong Hunyo 28-29, 2011. 

Ang maong okasyon gipangulohan ni Gobernador Sol F. Matugas, uban ni Bise Gobernador Arturo Carlos Egay Jr., mga Board Members sa Probinsya sama nila Board member Myrna Romarate, Board member Simeon Castrence, Board member Margarito Longgos, Board member Victor Borja, Board member Mamerto Galanida, Ex oficio member Ebro Joy Orquina, mga Department Heads ug pipila ka mga empleyado sa Kapitolyo, DepEd Provincial Schools Division Superintendent Fidela M. Rosas ug mga mayores ug opisyales sa nagkadaiyang munisipyo.

Ang tumong ug katuyoan sa maong Education Caravan mao ang pakighalubilo sa gobernador sa mga kabataan ug sa mga ginikanan ug paghatag usab impormasyon sa mga ginikanan nga importante gayod ang edukasyon ug kini gihatagan ug dakong importansya ug suporta sa gobernador pinaagi sa programang HEALS sa probinsya.

Sa unang adlaw sa maong caravan, gibisitahan sa Gobernador ang mga eskuylahan sa Claver Central Elementary School Ladgaron Elementary School, Gigaquit Central Elementary School, San Isidro Central Elementary nga diin gipahigayon ang ribbon cutting sa giablihang Denatl Trough sa maong eskuylahan, Bacuag Central Elementary, Campo Central Elementary School , ug pito ka mga eskuylahan sa Placer nga mao ang Panay-an Elementary School, Tagbongabog Elem. School, Amoslog Elem. School, Placer Central Elementary School, Placer West Central Elem. School, Bad-as Elementary School ug ang Sta. Cruz Elementary School.

Sa ikaduhang adlaw sa maong caravan, mibisita ang gobernador sa mga eskuylahan sa lungsod sa Tagana-an nga mao ang Tagana-an Central Elem. School, Salvacion Elem. School, Laurel Elem. School, Upper ug Lower Libas Elem. School ug ang mga eskuylahan sa lungsod sa Mainit nga Mainit Central Elem. School ug Magpayang Elem. School, ug ang Alegria Central Elementary School sa lungsod sa Alegria.

Atol usab sa maong okasyon si Gobernador Matugas ming apod-apod usab og mga Health Kit ngadto sa mga estudyante sa grade I ug preschool. Ug gipahigayon usab ang demonstrasyon sa ensakto nga paglimpyo sa ngipon ug paghugas sa kamot.

Malipayon ug mapasalamaton kaayo ang mga mayores sa tagsa-tagsa ka mga munisipyo kang Gobernador Matugas tungod sa maong programa kay mao pa kini mahitabo sa ilang lungsod nga ang gobernador nakighimamat ug makigpulong sa sa mga estudyante ug mga ginikanan.

Gikatakda ang sunod nga Education Caravan sa Isla sa Siargao karong Hunyo 7-8, 2001 usa ka adlaw human sa State of the Province Address sa gobernador. (Provincial Information Center/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

Surigaonon News: Training alang sa lobster/grouper culture sa marine cages gipahigayon sa isla sa Nonoc

ni Annette Villaces

– Nagmalampusong gipahigayon ang one-day training on Lobster/Grouper culture in Marine Cages didto sa isla sa Nonoc, Surigao City niadtong adlawng Biyernes, Hunyo 1, 2011. 

Ang maong programa gitambongan ug gipaluyohan ni Surigao City Mayor Ernesto T. Matugas uban usab sa pagpangulo ni Mr. Isaias Elumba ang hepe sa City Agriculture Office. Lakip na sa mga mihatag ug presensya mao ang mga opisyal sa isla nan Nonoc, Lisondra, Talisay, Aurora lakip isab sa Brgy. Anomar. 

Sa pamahayag ni Mayor Matugas sija ming-saad nga hatagan og igong suporta ang maong programa tungod kay usa lamang kini sa mga programa ubos sa iyang administrasyon nga dili lamang sa mga mag-uuma kon dili lakip isab sa mga mangingisda kon managatay. Diin matod pa niini kini nga training daku karajaw nga tabang para sa mga residente nan nasangpit nga baranggay aron maoy ilang panginabuhian. 

Samtang sa laing bahin usab gipahimang-noan ni Mayor Matugas ang mga residente nga kinahanglan usab sila mamahimong responsable sa pagbantay sa atong kadagatan ilabina sa mga mupahigayon ug iligal nga pagpanagat gamit ang dinamita. Hugot usab nga ge kampanya nan Mayor ang getawag nga “Bantay Dagat” aron mahatagan proteksyon ang ilang gelusad nga programa hangtod sa kini magmalamposon sa hingpit.

Nalipay isab si Mayor Matugas sa mga residente nga diin sila desido ug interesado gajud nga maka-angkon ug trabaho pina-agi na sa pag-panagat dili lamang sa mga isda kon dili lakip usab sa gitawag nga Lobster o Banagan. Nanghinaut pa si Mayor Matugas nga dili kini mahunong tungod kay sija muhimu sa pagbisita aron ija kini efollow-up kung unsa nay resulta sa ilang gilusad nga programa.
(City Media Information Center/PIA-Surigao del Norte)