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Lagnada convenes Butuan Watershed Council; Fortun thankful

BUTUAN CTY – The Butuan City Watershed Management Council was finally convened by City Mayor, Engr. Ronnie Vicente “RCL” C. Lagnada in pursuance to SP Ordinance 3928-2012 entitled “An Ordinance Addressing the Protection, Conservation, Rehabilitation and Management of the Watershed … Continue reading

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Convicted former Councilor accuses judges, fiscals as being paid

BUTUAN CTY – Convicted former City Councilor Sergio C. Pascual made a sweeping allegation against all the judges and prosecutors in the city as being corrupt and can be bought by powerful and wealthy people. The allegation was made by … Continue reading

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Ombudsman finds ‘probable cause’ to file case against Amante on ‘PET SCANdal’

QUEZON CITY – The Office of the Ombudsman (National Office) has found probable cause for the filing of a case against former Butuan City mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. for violation of Section 3 (g) of R.A. 3019 or the … Continue reading

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Lagnada, Plaza eyes Butuan IT Park

BUTUAN CITY – In what could be one of the most ambitious project so far, former political adversaries, Butuan City Mayor Ronnie Vicente C. Lagnada and Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito B. Plaza has forged an agreement … Continue reading

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Duterte approves Agusan river dredging

MANILA – Acting on the recommendation of Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol, President Rodrigo R. Duterte approved last night the dredging of the mighty Agusan river which is heavily silted that have caused severed flooding especially in Butuan City. Butuan City … Continue reading

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Butuan ex-councilor, convicted of felony

BUTUAN CITY – Former Butuan City Councilor Sergio C. Pascual was recently convicted by a Regional Trial Court for grave coercion and slight physical injuries according to a source of Butuanon Chronicles. The case stemmed from a criminal case file … Continue reading

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