(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).

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

SurSur Liga ng mga Barangay set to hold 14th chapter assembly

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, March 3 (PIA) – The Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) sa Pilipinas in Surigao del Sur is set to hold its 14th Chapter Provincial Assembly on March 4-7 at the Villa Maria Luisa Hotel, this city.

The whole duration of the activity is split into three major parts:  Opening program on Day One; Lecture Proper on Day Two; and General Assembly Proper on Day Three.

Meanwhile, the lecturers on particular topics who will discuss on “The Rights to Property Ownership, Settlement of Family Properties, and Boundary Conflict” are Atty. Mark Gaviola, Atty. Antonio Azarcon, and DILG Surigao City Director John Reyl Mosquito, respectively.

With the theme “Unity Builds a Ship,” the assembly headed by Chapter President Vicente Pimentel III will be graced by LNB National President Edmund Abesamis, who is the guest speaker.

Also, prominent political personalities are set to give their respective messages.

Based on the official program, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Dinagat Islands Liga President Jesspaul Ecleo are one of those listed along with Provincial Board Members Eleanor Momo and Conrad Cejoco.

During the opening program, aside from the words of welcome to be given by LNB Chapter President Pimentel for and in behalf of the said organization, Tandag City Mayor Roxanne Pimentel and Vice-Governor Manuel Alameda, Sr. will give the same welcome gestures.

The president of Mayor’s League, Carrascal Mayor Vicente Pimentel, Jr. will do the honors of giving an inspirational talk.

Moreover, other political bigwigs who are lined up to share some messages include Governor Johnny Pimentel, both congressmen Philip Pichay and Florencio Garay of the 1st and 2nd Districts, and 1st District former solon Prospero Pichay Jr. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

DILG to head dialogue on disaster preparedness in SurSur

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, March 3 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Surigao del Sur is set to spearhead a “Disaster Preparedness Dialogue” on March 4, 2015, this city.

Dubbed as “OPERATION LISTO: Tamang Paghahanda Tamang Aksyon,” the activity was said to aim at establishing a “common understanding and appreciation on the preparedness manuals among Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Private Sector, Local Research Institutes (LRIs), and Media.”

Pedrito Alacaba, DILG provincial chief, linked it to the conduct of analysis, planning, communication, coordination “with Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Councils” apart from strengthening “network and partnership with other key stakeholders in disaster management.”

Earlier, he pointed out that the disaster preparedness program is “conceptualized” in order “to usher the preparedness of local communities in the event that typhoons and floods occur.”

“The LGU Disaster Preparedness Manuals will serve as checklist of early preparations for local chief executives and other key personnel in the LGU and will help determine the readiness of LGU in times of disaster,” Alacaba said further. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

SurSur guv takes pride in hosting CRAM twice in a row

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, March 3 (PIA) – Governor Johnny Pimentel took pride in successfully hosting the Caraga Regional Athletic Meet (CRAM) twice in a row—last year 2014 and the recently concluded 2015 CRAM.

On Monday, he described as “good news” before capitol employees the special feat during the regular flag ceremony program.

Pimentel likewise said that what the province did set a “benchmark” for other Caraga provinces to emulate.

“The 18th Caraga Regional Athletic Meet was very successful,” the governor burst out.

“In fact, even the regional director congratulated us,” Pimentel exclaimed referring to Dr. Rebecca Delapuz, officer-in-charge (OIC) of DepEd Regional Office.

Meanwhile, based on the overall official result among12 athletic delegations Caraga-wide, Surigao del Sur placed 3rd with 37 gold, 33 silver, and 64 bronze medals.

The proclaimed champion, Butuan City, topped the list with 91 gold, 45 silver, and 58 bronze medals; trailed far behind by Agusan del Sur with 41 gold, 31, silver, and 48 bronze medals.

In descending order based on the number of medals earned, the rest of the delegations came as follows:  3rd Runner Up: Surigao City—31 gold, 30 silver, 38 bronze medals; 4th Runner Up: Surigao del Norte—20 gold, 28 silver; 34 bronze medals; 5th Runner Up: Tandag City—19 gold, 22 silver, 14 bronze medals; 6th Runner Up: Dinagat Islands—19 gold, 20 silver, 27 bronze medals; 7th Runner Up: Agusan del Norte—12 gold, 24 silver, 23 bronze medals; 8th Runner Up: Bislig City—9 gold, 28 silver, 27 bronze medals; 9th Runner Up: Cabadbaran City—9 gold, 6 silver, 10 bronze medals; 10th Runner Up:  Siargao Island—6 gold, 8 silver, 18 bronze medals; and 11th Runner Up: Bayugan City—4 gold, 18 silver, 22 bronze medals. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

Tagalog news: 'Infrastructure partnership,' nangungunang usapin ng APEC sa Tagaytay

AGUSAN DEL SUR, Mar. 3 (PIA) - Ang mga delegadong miyembro na pang ekonomiya ng Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ay magtatagpo sa Taal Vista Hotel sa Lunsod ng Tagaytay sa Miyerkoles, Marso 4 para sa Asia-Pacific Infrastructure Partnership Dialogue 2015.

Pagdating ng naturang pagtatagpo, tatalakayin ng mga delegado ang papasibol sa takbo at mga isyu tungkol sa urban infrastructure at financing, kukuha ng overview ng Urban Infrastructure network at rerepasuhin ang mga isyu ng urban infrastructure na naranasan ng mga ahensiya ng pamahalaan ng Pilipinas.

Inaasahang itutuon nila sa imprastrakturang sektor tulad ng transportasyon at enerhiya, at tatalakayin ang mga nakamit na tagumpay at mga hamon sa pagbubuklod ng urban infrastructure sa bansa.

Inaasahan din na tatalakayin nila ang partisipasyon ng pribadong sektor sa pagtustus sa urban infrastructure kasama na ang mga hakbang na gagawin para maisaayos ang pagsasanib balang araw ng pribado at pampublikong sektor. (DMS/PIA-Agusan del Sur)

Cebuano news: Nutrisyon sa mga bata gitutokan

Ni Aimee B. Sienes-Sajor

BUTUAN CITY, Marso 3 (PIA) – Usa sa mga prayoridad nga programa ni Agusan del Norte gobernor Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba mao ang paghatag og insakto nga nutrisyon sa mga bata sa mga day care centers sa probinsya.

Ang mga bata hatagan og pagkaun isip dugang sa ilang regular nga gikaon subay sa Early Childhood Care and Development Program (ECCD) aron mainsakto ang ilang timbang ug himsog ang panglawas.

Aron plastar ang implementasyon niining programa, gihatagan og otoridad bag-ohay pa lamang sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan si Gob. Matba aron pagpirma sa Memorandum of Agreement tali sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office XIII alang sa Supplemental Feeding Program sa mga munisipyo sa Santiago, Jabonga, Kitcharao ug Carmen ning lalawigan.

Basi niini, gilaoman nga wala nay mga bata sa Agusan del Norte nga malnourished o kulang sa sustansya.

Mahinumduman, sa niaging tuig 2014, tulo usab ka lungsod ang nakaimplementar na sa maong programa, kini mao ang Las Nieves, Tubay ug Nasipit. (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)