(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 19 November 2018) At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression SAMUEL was estimated based on all available data at 665 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (06.9⁰N, 132.2⁰E) with maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 65 km/h. It is moving West Southwest at 15 km/h. Northeast Monsoon affecting Northern and Central Luzon. CARAGA and Davao Region will experience cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Tropical Depression “Samuel”. Rest of Mindanao will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Tropical Depression “Samuel”. Moderate to Strong winds coming from the Northeast to Northwest and the coastal waters will be moderate to rough.

PIA News Service - Friday, February 15, 2013

Minyoay Ngani Butuan: A Valentines Day Mass Civil Wedding

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 15 (PIA) -- A hundred and fifty-three pairs exchanged vows on Valentine's Day in a mass civil wedding ceremony sponsored by the city government through the City Civil Registrar’s Office in partnership with Pag-IBIG Fund Caraga Region on Thursday dubbed “Minyoay Ngani Butuan” at the Guingona Park, this city.

Present there to bear witness were Mayor Jun Amante Jr., the solemnizing officer, Vice Mayor Law Fortun, Councilors Angie Calo, Virgilio Nery and Ryan Culima, City Administrator Leah Mendoza, Generoso H. Balacuit of Pag-IBIG, department heads, officials, other guests, and visitors.

During the wedding, aside from the free wedding rings sponsored by the Pag-IBIG Fund Caraga Region, wedding gifts were also given to all newly-weds. And to make the tying of the knot extra special, the Pag-IBIG will also raffle a house and lot for one lucky couple. (PIA-Caraga)