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  Agusan del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its capital is Prosperidad and borders, from the north clockwise, Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Bukidnon, and Misamis Oriental.
The Agusan del Sur population is predominantly composed of immigrants from the Visayas.
Agusan del Sur is an elongated basin formation with mountain ranges in the eastern and western sides forming a valley, which occupies the central longitudinal section of the land.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agusan_del_Sur   (2114 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Agusan del Sur is a promising paradise found in the northeastern part of Mindanao.
The Agusan River, which is among the many rivers that crisscross the province, cuts it into two along a north-south direction, fertilizing the land all year round.
Agusan del Sur occupies a portion of the Northern Mindanao Region bounded on the north by Agusan del Norte, on the east by Surigao del Sur, on the south by Davao del Norte, and on the west by Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=104   (386 words)

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The epicentral areas of both events are located in the Agusan Valley region, previously called by Maso (1911) as lying along one of the “unstable portion of the line of fracture …” due to the succession of damaging earthquakes that occurred in the area in the latter part of 19th century.
The earthquake caused damages in the town of Bayugan in the province of Agusan del Sur.
The Earthquake of the Agusan Valley and the Eastern Coast of Mindanao, July 12, 1911.
www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph /Earthquake/1999BayuganEQ/bayugan99.html   (2986 words)

 Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prosperidad is a 1st class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines.
It is the capital municipality of Agusan del Sur.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 70,815 people in 13,064 households.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prosperidad,_Agusan_del_Sur   (79 words)

 4 soldiers wounded in clash ... - Oct. 30, 2003
BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte -- Four soldiers were hurt during a clash with communist rebels in Talacogon town, Agusan del Sur province on Monday morning, a military report said Wednesday.
No casualty was reported on the side of the NPA but pursuing troops recovered a backpack containing communist documents and personal belongings, according to the report.
The NPA remained active in the region that comprises the Agusan and Surigao provinces, which is one of the country's poorest areas.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/oct/30/text/reg_7-1-p.htm   (186 words)

 Janitor fish in Agusan Marsh
They said the ‘‘janitor invasions’’ of the Agusan Marsh, the Laguna Lake and nearby rivers and that of Marikina’s should serve as a wake-up call so the bureau would start imposing strict regulations to prevent accidental or intentional releases of destructive fish species into Philippine waters.
The absence of natural predators is also allowing the janitor fishes to rapidly multiply, threatening to alter the 19,197-hectare marsh’s composition as well as the livelihood of fisherfolk in the area.
Hubilla said she and Kis were alarmed when they found another fisherman catching 50 janitor fishes with his gill net in San Marcos, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, last May 22.
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 Untitled Document
A Haribon Foundation report prepared by Simplicia N. Alonzo-Pasicolan and Perla M. Magsalay describes the 89,359 hectare Agusan Marsh as a vast complex of freshwater marshes and water courses with numerous small shallow lakes and ponds in the upper basin of the Agusan River and its tributaries.
It is sparsely populated because of the annual flooding of the Agusan River.
The janitor fish infestations of the Agusan Marsh, Marikina River and the Laguna Lake and its tributaries should serve as a wake-up call to the bureau to strictly regulations to prevent accidental or intentional release of destructive fish species into Philippine waters.
www.ocm.auburn.edu /clippings/2006/060606.html   (1923 words)

 Unicef Philippines - Home page
She used to live in Butuan City but her family moved to this barangay in the municipality of Talacogon in the province of Agusan del Sur when her husband, Gaudencio, became chief accountant at the local plant of the Provident Tree Farm, Incorporated (PTFI).
Agusan del Sur is in the northeastern region of Mindanao.
He used to head a community school in another Talacogon barangay called Marbon where water is also a problem.
www.unicef.org /philippines/october_04/archives/october_04/real/rl_2.html   (1304 words)

 Agusan del Sur Province
The Philippine province of Agusan del Sur, in the Caraga Region, occupies the upper valley of the Agusan River on the island of Mindanao.
It now comprises fourteen towns, of which Prosperidad is the capital, but apparent from the number of stars, there were thirteen towns in 1975.
The land is mostly forested, and the economy is mostly agricultural, the chief crops being maize, rice, coconuts, and bananas.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/koc_sites/int/Philippines/agusandelsur.htm   (68 words)

 YEHEY!Travel | Earth News - Where's your next stop?
Primavera, a recipient of a Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation, along with some balikbayans, came to Agusan Marsh in May this year and noted that the best time for a scientific visit to the area would be November, a dry season; December-January is rainy season.
"Rains in Agusan, where I grew, means inconvenience for field work." She said birds from other parts of the world migrate to Agusan in October, and nest by December.
The marsh is within the 111,540-hectare Agusan wildlife sanctuary, which straddles the towns of Veruela, Loreto, Bunawan, La Paz, Rosario, San Francisco, Sta.
www.yehey.com /travel/articles.aspx?id=60217   (300 words)

 Gov.ph - Local Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
AGUSAN DEL SUR – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo designated yesterday Environment Secretary Michael Defensor as the new Cabinet Officer for Regional Development (CORD) for CARAGA Region.
Agusan del Sur Governor Adolph Edward Plaza, San Luis Mayor Jose Chua Sr., and other local executives witnessed the distribution of land titles at the Dona Flavia Gym.
After an overnight stay in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, the President flew to Davao City this morning to preside over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – Cabinet meeting at Marco Polo Hotel.
www.gov.ph /cat_localgov/newscontent.asp?newsid=7213   (378 words)

 Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - Rebels thank Agusan cops for 'running'
But Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Director, Senior Superintendent Samuel Yordan, told Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro there's no truth on claims of the NPA.
Yordan said it was cheap propaganda and claimed the five policemen managed to fight back the rebels despite being outnumbered, which prompted the rebels to fled.
The rebels claimed last Monday evening's attack in Talacogon is the 60th offense with 90 government troopers already killed and 60 others wounded.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/cag/2005/10/13/news/rebels.thank.agusan.cops.for.running..html   (481 words)

 Sun.Star Zamboanga - 10 communist insurgents wounded in encounter
AT LEAST 10 New People's Army (NPA) rebels were wounded in fierce clashes with government soldiers in Surigao del Sur province in the southern Philippines, an army spokesman said on Saturday.
The fighting was triggered by an attack on an army patrol base in the town of Hinatuan on Friday, said Maj. Bartolome Bacarro.
NPA gunmen also attacked a police station in the southern town of Talacogon in Agusan del Sur and carted away automatic rifles after a firefight that left a policeman wounded.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/zam/2005/10/30/news/10.communist.insurgents.wounded.in.encounter.html   (369 words)

 History of the Higaonon Tribe : Unahi Mindanao Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This term generally refers to the 18 Non-Moro Indigenous Communities in Mindanao which, by force of colonization, were driven to the deepest hinterlands.
The Higaonon Indigenous Nation is among these, with an estimated minimum population today of 200-300,000 and who now reside largely in Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Lanao del Norte and Camiguin.
Except for the dislocation of the Lumads in the north and north-eastern seaboards (Agusan del Norte, Surigao, Misamis Oriental, and Davao Oriental of Mindanao), the majority of Lumads were unaffected by Spanish colonization.
www.unahi.org /higaonon-tribe-history.htm   (2126 words)

 PIA News Releases
Cagayan de Oro City (28 January) -- TWENTY-FOUR NPA rebels belonging to the Front Committee 21B operating in the municipalities of Sibagat and Bayugan in Agusan del Sur recently surrendered to Lt. Col.
Firearms turned in included three M16s, one Carbine, nine shotguns, one cal. 45 pistol, six cal. 38 revolvers, one cal. 357, and one cal. 22 pistol, and are deposited at the 29IB headquarters in Talacogon, Agusan del Sur.
Major General Samuel Bagasin, 4th Infantry Division commander, said the mass surrender of the NPA in Agusan del Sur greatly demoralized those still in the underground movement.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p050128.htm&no=10   (469 words)

 21/12/2004 -- PHILIPPINES: Drive against illegal logging intensified; 4,000 logs seized
Byline: MIKE U. TALACOGON, Agusan del Sur — Some 4,000 illegally cut logs were seized and at least 10 fly-by-night band saws were dismantled as the regional strike force of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pressed its drive to curb timber poaching, illegal log trading and fly-by-night sawmilling operations.
Adolf Edward "Eddie Bong" Plaza of Agusan del Sur.
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Michael T. Defensor was in Agusan del Sur a few days go to supervise RED Tumaliuan’s drive against timber poaching and illegal sawmilling of forest products.
forests.org /articles/reader.asp?linkid=37563   (476 words)

 Bulatlat - The Philippines's alternative weekly newsmagazine
Before this, AFP operations led to the capture or killing of a number of NPA guerrillas in Ilocos Norte and Isabela in northern Philippines, and in Samar, Negros, Butuan and Agusan del Sur, central and south of the country.
He also said that NPA tactical offensives in Mindanao have intensified to an average of 1-2 tactical offensives each day from the previous rate of 1-2 tactical offensives every week.
Among the offensives, Madlos said that the NPA raid in Talacogon, Agusan del Sur and ambushes in Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental and in Mat-i, Surigao City gave “severe blows to the enemy,” with 18 soldiers killed and 27 wounded.
www.bulatlat.com /news/5-37/5-37-tos_printer.html   (505 words)

 Algon Eng'g Cons Corp vs NLRC : 83402 : October 6, 1997 : J. Hermosisima, Jr : First Division
During the time of your duty on August 12, 1983 in Libtong, Talacogon, Agusan del Sur, two (2) batteries of Sakai Road Roller No. 8 with Serial No. 502 and 503 and two (2) pieces [of] batteries of Sakai Vibratory Compactor Roller No. 4 which are YUASA brands were stolen.
The respondents themselves helped to make the complaint’s posture plausible by their failure to deny that they posted the complainant at Libtong, Talacogon, Agusan del Sur, a distance from his house at Balatucan del Monte, Talacogon Agusan del Sur; and that they deducted the amount of
Furthermore, the second paragraph of the said memo establishes the existence of an employer-employee relationship.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/1997/oct1997/83402.htm   (2355 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Rebels thank Agusan cops for fleeing station seige   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
BUTUAN CITY: The local New People’s Army spokes man, Ka Cesar Reinerio, thanked five policemen manning the municipal police office in Talacogon, Agusan del Sur, who, he claimed, ran away when attacked by some 80 armed members of the Julito Tero Command Monday evening wounding one police officer and destroying a communication tower nearby.
Reinerio in an interview over DXBR Bombo Radyo claimed the five policemen at the station ran away when a truckload of armed NPA rebels entered the police station.
Senior Supt. Samuel Yordan, Agusan del Sur Police provincial director, told The Manila Times that there was no truth in Reinerio’s claims, calling them sheer propaganda.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/oct/13/yehey/prov/20051013pro1.html   (348 words)

 Filipino.ca : Politics & Government : Message to the New People's Army
December 21, Agusan del Sur - NPA raids PNP municipal headquarters in Loreto, Agusan del Sur.
November 11, Davao del Sur - NPA fighters seize 3 hprs in Davao del Sur ambush.
The people of Surigao Del Sur were victims of atrocities before at the height of the AFP's "Oplan Lambat Bitag" in 1992.
www.filipino.ca /forum/thread-view.asp?threadid=22269   (14217 words)

 Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines
Agusan del Norte, on the east by Surigao del Sur, on the west by Bukidnon
administration, Agusan was a part of the province of Surigao.
Manot, Talacogon, in the interior of the Agusan Valley.
oasis.fortunecity.com /acapulco/215/caraga/agusans/agusans.htm   (262 words)

 PCWS Project Profile
This six-month project, which was completed in February 2002 aimed to build the capability of beneficiary communities to ensure efficient performance and sustainability of water supply facilities availed from the Special Zone of Peace and Development Social Fund (SSF).
The Agusan del Sur province was the first province to institutionalize a provincial water and sanitation office under the PPDO.
The project was designed to benefit 910 barangays in the fifth and sixth class municipalities of the provinces of Ilocus Sur, Nueva Vizcaya, Mindoro Oriental, Mindoro Occidental and Palawan.
www.itnphil.org.ph /projects/pcwsproject.html   (2571 words)

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was promising land and homes to the poor in her first State of the Nation Address, operations of the Philippine Army forced an entire Banwaon tribal community out of their ancestral lands and homes.
Elements of the 402nd Brigade, with headquarters in the compound of the Providential Tree Farms, Inc. (PTFI) tree-plantation company in Talacogon, Agusan del Sur, threatened the Banwaon village of Kimambukagyang, a sitio of Brgy.
Tagdumahan opposed government and other programs threatening the rights of the Banwaon and other tribes in Agusan del Sur.
www.bulatlat.com /archive/024banwaon.html   (1407 words)

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Director-General Arturo Lomibao, PNP chief, who visited the Talacogon police station yesterday morning, also ordered all his field police directors to implement the "integrated plan," supported by the local government units (LGU) to avert harassment by the communist insurgents.
The PNP chief, accompanied by his central command staff, was given a briefing by his Caraga regional police director on the Talacogon attack and the situation of the troops who were conducting pursuit operation against the rebels in Agusan del Sur.
During a surprise visit here, the PNP chief also gave "Medalya ng Kadakilaan" to and promoted to one rank higher five policemen led by Inspector Rodolfo B. Bosque for their gallantry and bravery in defending their station during the attack.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/10/13/PROV2005101346609.html   (214 words)

 People vs Toyco Sr : 138609 : January 17, 2001 : J. Gonzaga-Reyes : Third Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
dated September 18, 1998, of Branch 7 of the Regional Trial Court of Bayugan, Agusan del Sur, convicting accused Mariano Toyco, Sr.
Sumadia reported the abomination to the police of Talacogon on January 12, 1995, after his son’s burial.
Canones said that on January 5, 1995 at around 12:00 in the evening, he was in his house situated at Purok 6, Silovia.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2001/jan2001/138609.HTM   (4351 words)

 NPA rebels attack police station in Agusan del Sur - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
NPA rebels attack police station in Agusan del Sur - INQ7.net
(2ND UPDATE) A POLICEMAN was hurt after suspected communist rebels overran the municipal police station in Talacogon town, Agusan del Sur province in the southern Philippines Monday evening.
At around 7:15 p.m., some 60 New People's Army (NPA) guerillas, backed with three M60 machine guns, pounded their way into the station in Poblacion village, which was manned only by five policemen, Agusan del Sur police chief Superintendent Samuel Yordan said.
news.inq7.net /breaking/index.php?index=2&story_id=52905   (358 words)

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