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  Municipality of San Agustin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Municipality of San Agustin formerly Municipality of Otieza was a barrio of the Municipality of Lianga.
The Municipality of San Agustin is one of the nineteen (19) municipalities of Surigao del Sur.
Surigao del Sur is one of the provinces of Region XIII-CARAGA Region.
elgu.ncc.gov.ph /ecommunity/san_agustin/index.php?cat1=8   (667 words)

 Surigao del Sur. Who is Surigao del Sur? What is Surigao del Sur? Where is Surigao del Sur? Definition of Surigao del ...
Surigao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao.
Its capital is Tandag and borders Surigao del Norte to the north, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur to the west, and Davao Oriental to the south.
Surigao del Sur is located at the eastern coast of Mindanao and faces the Philippine Sea.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Surigao_del_Sur   (91 words)

 Read about Caraga at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Caraga and learn about Caraga here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Surigao del Sur; three (3) cities: Butuan, Surigao and Bislig; seventy (70) municipalities and 1,346 barangays.
It traverses eight (8) municipalities: Alegria, Tubod, Mainit and Sison in the Province of Surigao del Norte and Tubay, Santiago, Jabonga and Kitchara in Agusan del Norte.
Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur had the longest bridge length 9,288.520 m linear and 7,853,4 m linear, respectively.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Caraga   (3466 words)

 Local Government Unit: Province of Surigao del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Province of Surigao del Sur is the 56th Philippine province and is located in the Northeastern coast of Mindanao facing the Pacific Ocean between 125°40’ to 126°20’ East Longitudes and 7°55’ and 9°20’ North Latitudes.
It is bounded on the Northwest by the Province of Surigao del Norte, on the Southeast by Davao Oriental, on its Eastern side by the Pacific Ocean, and on the West and Southwest by the Provinces of Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur.
Surigao del Sur has one (1) city and 18 municipalities most of which are located in the coastal areas with Tandag as its capital.
www.surigaodelsur.gov.ph /index.php?id1=3   (990 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Surigao Del Sur
Surigao del Sur is bounded by the province of Surigao del Norte to the north, Agusan del Sur to the west and Davao Oriental to the south.
Surigaonon is a Visayan language spoken in the vicinity of the Lanuza Bay, in the towns of Cantilan, Carrascal, Madrid and Lanuza.
Surigao del Sur is accessible by air, sea and land.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/surigaosur.htm   (1107 words)

 Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Families in Surigao Sur villages afraid to return home
SAN AGUSTIN, Surigao del Sur -- Evacuees in five hinterland barangays of this seaside town are afraid of returning back home for fear of being caught in the crossfire as military operations continue.
The aid is intended for the evacuees from hinterland barangays of Buhisan, Pong-on, Kauswagan, Hanipan, Hicogan, all of this town and Barangay Mahaba of the adjacent town of Marihatag, Surigao del Sur.
San Agustin Mayor Manuel Alameda said he is concerned on how to transport the evacuees especially the children in masse to safer place since most of the affected hinterland villages had no passable road.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/cag/2005/05/14/news/families.in.surigao.sur.villages.afraid.to.return.home.html   (483 words)

 tfdp.org | Political Prisoners - Rolan Lozada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rolan Lozada, along with his three companions, was arrested on September 30, 2000 at Sitio Caboque, Unidos, Tago, Surigao del Sur.
The arresting officers were elements of the Philippine National Police led by SPO3 Juanito Cabadonga of Tinago, Surigao del Sur.
He is presently detained at the provincial jail in Tandag, Surigao del Sur.
www.tfdp.org /clients/pps/rlozada.htm   (137 words)

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Surigao became the eastern District, comprising Agusan and all the islands between the towns of Butuan and Caraga in 1869.
It is bounded on the northwest by Surigao del Norte, on the southeast by Davao Oriental, on the east by the Pacific Ocean and on the west and southwest by the provinces of Agusan del Sur and Agusan del Norte.
Surigao del Sur is composed of 19 municipalities namely: Barobo, Bayabas, Bislig, Cagwait, Cantilan, Carmen, Carrascal, Cortes, Hinatuan, Lanuza, Lianga, Lingig, Madrid, Marihatag, San Agustin, san Miguel, Tagbina, Tago and Tandag.
oasis.fortunecity.com /acapulco/215/caraga/surigaos/surigaos.htm   (1233 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Marihatag, Surigao del Sur, is a relatively poor municipality whose residents mainly derive income from agricultural enterprises.
San Francisco, Agusan del Sur The Barobo-San Francisco segment of the road improvement plan for the Surigao-Davao Coastal Road is already paved with concrete.
The population of Kamayo in the area is estimated at 122,350 in 1994; 115,850 in Surigao del Sur, 6,500 in Agusan del Norte.
www-wds.worldbank.org /servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2003/05/30/000094946_03052004092414/Rendered/INDEX/multi0page.txt   (10513 words)

 Tandag, Surigao del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tandag is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines.
It is the capital municipality of Surigao del Sur.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 44,327 people in 8,449 households.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tandag,_Surigao_del_Sur   (94 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Surigao del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Surigao del Sur bounded by Surgao del Norte on the North, Philippine Sea on the east, Davao Oriental on the south and Agusan del Sur and Norte on the west.
The kissing islet of San Agustin is a unique natural formation.
Public transportation is necessary if you're from Surigao City, Prosperidad and San Francisco to go to the capital.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/surigaosur.php   (450 words)

 Surigao del Sur
Old folks say some Visayan fishermen, forced by strong currents in what is now Surigao Strait, sought refuge in one of the huts somewhere in the province, the Mamanua tribe thought the fishermen wanted to occupy the hut by force "agaw".
Congressman Reynaldo P. Honrado of lone District of Surigao introduced House Bill No. 3050 during the Fourth Congress, otherwise known as R.A. No. 2786 eventually created the provinces of Surigao del Norte and del Sur out of the Province of Surigao.
Hence, in 1960, Surigao del Sur became the 56th province of the Philippines.Surigao del Sur was formally organized and separated from her mother province Surigao del Norte on September 18, 1960, thereby creating Surigao del Sur.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Cyprus/8446/sdsmuni.html   (207 words)

 Recent cases of human rights violations under the Macapagal-Arroyo regime
Arrest of Ramil Auren of Sitio Villaminda, Barangay Sto Niño-Ilaya, Lopez, Quezon and Poling Evangelista and Ruel de San Luis of Sitio Baliswang, San Francisco B, Lopez, Quezon by Philippine Army elements.
Ueg, Casala, Macayucayu, Alibadabad, San Mariano and the barrios of Forest Region, Jones and Echague, Isabela by military personnel..
The arrest of Wilfredo Velarde and Joseph Carlote in Barangay Salvacion, Tinambac, Camarines Sur..
www.philippinerevolution.org /cgi-bin/car/watch.pl?entire=yes   (5192 words)

 Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Surigao mayor wants inquiry on farmers
PROSPERIDAD, Agusan de Sur -- Surigao del Sur Mayor Manuel Alameda and local human rights group Karapatan Surigao del Sur on Tuesday asked the military to explain reports on alleged disappearances of four farmers in Andap Valley, in Barangay Buhisan of the said municipality.
The encounter led to the discovery of a truckload of explosives in a cave in hinterland Andap Valley, Barangay Buhisan, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur 40 kilometers away from the town proper of San Agustin last May 8 Sunday.
In a complaint letter by Karapatan Surigao del Sur, the group claimed that aside from the cases of disappearances, there were also incidents of burning of houses and sacks of newly harvested of crops and rice. /static/cag/2005/05/11/news/surigao.mayor.wants.inquiry.on.farmers.html   (482 words)

 PIA Press Release - 11 March 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Also present on the MOA signing were Agusan del Sur Governor Adolp Edward Plaza, former Governor Valentina Plaza, Municipal Mayors Alicia Momongan of Hinatuan, Romeo dela Torre of Sibagat, Manuel Alameda of San Agustin and Mayor Zenaida Lim of Santiago.
According to the DENR director, out of the 80 remaining wood processors 21 are based Davao del Norte, 20 in Compostela Valley Province, 32 in Davao del Sur and seven in Davao Oriental.
Surigao del Sur (11 March) -- PIA in Surigao del Sur reported that the provincial government here is now requiring the municipalities to allot P500,000.00 as their counterpart for the maintenance of provincial/municipal roads in their area.
www.pia.gov.ph /press/p050311.htm   (6174 words)

 Cantilan Bank, Incorporated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
San Agustin Branch, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur was opened on July 08, 2001; Claver Branch, Claver, Surigao del Norte on July 15, 2001; San Miguel Branch, San Miguel, Surigao del Sur on May 18, 2003 and Socorro Branch, Socorro, Surigao del Norte on August 28, 2004.
Recently, it had opened two (2) new branches; the Tagbina Branch, Tagbina, Surigao del Sur on February 20, 2005 and Tubod Branch, Tubod, Surigao del Norte on February 27, 2005.
At present, Cantilan Bank, Inc. is in its 25 th year of responsible Rural Banking with 136 competitive and efficient regular employees ready to serve its clientele the best way it knows.
www.cantilanbank.com /abhist.htm   (375 words)

 :: Malaya - The National Newspaper ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
FOUR members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed and a large cache of explosives seized after elite Army soldiers on a test mission stormed a major jungle base in San Agustin, Surigao del Sur on Sunday morning.
The clash was the third this month between government troops and communist rebels in Surigao del Sur.
The capture of the enemy camp in Surigao del Sur dealt a big blow to the NPA’s insurgency campaign in the region," added Bacarro.
www.malaya.com.ph /may10/metro2.htm   (368 words)

 CanTiLaN.Net - Cantilan Town History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cantilan existed as a settlement for more than three centuries on the two barrios of Bayoyo (now barangay Mangga, Madrid, Surigao del Sur) and Calagda-an, Cantilan, Surigao del Sur which were then included in the Spanish administration of Tandag as early as 1709.
Valerio de San Agustin founded Cantilan in 1782 at "Daan Lungsod" the old town which was the settlement in the early 1700's.
It is the second town from the common boundary of the two Surigao provinces and it is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Carrascal, on the South by the Municipality of Madrid; on the East by the Pacific Ocean and on the West by the Province of Agusan del Norte.
www.cantilan.net /towns/cantilan/history.htm   (585 words)

 AFP Terror Campaign in Surigao del Sur Backfired, more than 60 AFP troops killed : QC IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The people of Surigao Del Sur were victims of atrocities before at the height of the AFP's "Oplan Lambat Bitag" in 1992.
The 4th ID PA is having their focus in Compostela Valley-Davao Oriental and Surigao del Sur areas.
Specific target in CARAGA is Surigao Sur, in particular, the mineral rich Andap Valley Complex.
qc.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=3526   (2829 words)

 Cantilan Bank, Incorporated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A journey to Cantilan in Surigao del Sur is a stirring mix of adventure and cultural awakening.
The branch is the second outside Surigao del Sur and the first outside the Surigao mainland.
The branch, which covers the different municipalities in the Bucas Grande group of islands and Siargao, is envisioned to unlock the potential of the island municipalities as areas for economic growth and development both in agriculture and fisheries.
www.cantilanbank.com /story.htm   (1868 words)

 CARAGA FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The region is composed of four (4) provinces: Agusan_del_Norte, Agusan_del_Sur, Surigao_del_Norte and Surigao_del_Sur; three (3) cities: Butuan, Surigao and Bislig; seventy (70) municipalities and 1,346 barangays.
Located within the towns of Tagbina and Bislig, Banbow and Tatol caves (whixh are ranked the 6th & 9th longest caves in the Philippines) are recently declared by the japanese cave explorers as the third longest cave in the country.
Some of the most frequently visited and accessible caves in the region are Buenavista & Silop Caves in Surigao City and Libas Cave in Jabonga-Agusan del Norte.
www.mrdefine.com /Caraga   (3461 words)

 Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Groups ask halt of militarization
BUTUAN CITY -- Surigao del Sur Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Antonio Azarcon and human rights group, Karapatan, requested the military to stop bombings in at least seven hinterland villages of the towns of San Agustin, Marihatag, Cagwait and San Miguel.
He said the victims, most of whom are children, had evacuated from various hinterland barangays in the affected municipalities of Surigao del Sur where military operations are ongoing.
Bravo claimed that it is untrue that the military imposed a "food blockade" in villages near Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/cag/2005/05/16/news/groups.ask.halt.of.militarization.html   (666 words)

 The FISH Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Surigao del Sur target area covers the 15 coastal municipalities of Surigao del Sur facing the Pacific seaboard with a combined coastline of 486 kms.
Surigao del Sur has 18 municipalities with a total land area of 4,552 sq kms.
The Pacific Seaboard Research Project of the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development is working with the Surigao del Sur Polytechnic State College to assist municipalities along Lianga Bay to implement a coastal management program.
www.oneocean.org /fish/lanuza.html   (675 words)

 Surigao del Sur
Surigao del Sur, in the Caraga Region of the Republic of the Philippines, was created by the division of the Province of Surigao in 1960.
The land slopes from the Diwata Range in the west down to a deeply indented coast, and then further down to the Mindanao Deep.
The remainder is largely forest, and industry is largely limited to logging and wood-processing, including paper-making, although Surigao del Sur reportedly sits on enormous reserves of iron ore.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/koc_sites/int/Philippines/surigaodelsur.htm   (77 words)

 Surigao del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Over US$165,000 has been donated since the drive began on 19 August.
This page was last modified 09:26, 9 April 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surigao_del_Sur   (126 words)

 Armedforces of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The group were Scout Ranger students undergoing test mission in the area of the 402nd Infantry Brigade in Surigao del Sur.
The encounter and the discovery of the cave was the third of a series encounters with the NPA in the municipal boundary of San Augustin and Marihatag, all of Surigao del Sur.
The capture of the enemy camp in Surigao del Sur dealt a big blow to the NPA insurgency campaign in the region.
www.armedforces.mil.ph /pio-crs/search2.php?entry_id=410   (278 words)

 PIA Press Release - 9 May 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He observed the Barangay Assemblies in Tabon-Tabon, Sibagat, Agusan del Sur; Dugmanon, Hinatuan and Gata, San Agustin in Surigao del Sur.
AGUSAN DEL SUR (May 9) -- The 14 Municipal Tribal Chieftains that comprises the Screening Committee screened applicants for the College Scholarship for the poor indigenous people of the province on May 5, at the SP Session Hall, Government Center, Prosperidad.
In another development, consumers in the municipality of San Francisco expressed their appreciation to the Officials and Management Staff of San Francisco Water District for the continuous implementation of Installment Scheme of Basic Installation Fee of water lines.
www.pia.gov.ph /press/p050509.htm   (1390 words)

 Communitas: The Official Bulletin of the University of San Agustin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Communitas is published by the University of San Agustin, Iloilo City, through its Coordinating Center for Research and Publications.
Arreza, the son of Simeon Arreza and Lucia Millan of Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, entered the San Agustin Seminary in Intramuros, Manila in Aprial 1949.
He served as principal of the Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod High School Department; Treasurer of Colegio San Agustin-Makati; and Vice President for Academic affairs of the University of San Agustin from 1992-1996.
www.usa.edu.ph /communitas/2000.06.2000.09/index.php?op=news01   (557 words)

 Visit Philippines 2003 Calendar of Events - July to September
Surigao City Fiesta celebration in honor of San Nicolas de Tolentino.
Thanksgiving festival of the Subanens of Zamboanga del Sur showcasing authentic songs, dances and food.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /VPY-calendar/vpy-julysept.html   (2479 words)

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