Surigao City - updates

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FALSE: ‘Sigbin’ caught in Surigao City

Feb 26, 2020 - 1:15 PM

The creature in the video is a hairless sun bear caught in Malaysia

Woman gives birth in Governor Kaka Bag-ao’s van

Sep 11, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Dinagat Islands Governor Kaka Bag-ao was preparing to disembark from a ferry at Surigao City when one of her fellow passengers goes into labor. She lends her van, which was waiting at the port, to the expectant mother.

NEWBORN. Baby Yashashrhe Alburo Reasol. Photo from the Facebook page of Governor Kaka Bag-ao

Magnitude 5.9 aftershock rocks Surigao area

Mar 05, 2017 - 10:48 AM

3rd UPDATE One woman dies of a heart attack while at least 41 people are injured civil defense officials say

Cebu Pacific to resume Surigao flights on March 11

Feb 28, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The airline is sending a team to assess the partially repaired runway of the Surigao Airport which had been damaged by the February 10 earthquake

Initial Surigao quake damage reaches P665.7-M

Feb 13, 2017 - 7:04 PM

Maryjul Escalante Surigao del Norte provincial information officer expects the figure could rise as updates become available

SURIGAO CITY BY AIR. A bird's-eye view of Surigao City as seen from the East. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Surigao quake toll now at 8

Feb 13, 2017 - 10:55 AM

The number of injured people meanwhile is now at 209

Aftermath from the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that rocked Surigao City on February 10, 2017. Contributed photo

Duterte vows P2B in aid for quake-hit Surigao

Feb 12, 2017 - 6:21 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte during his visit to Surigao City also tells residents they will be given livelihood programs and housing

Price freeze for basic goods in effect in Surigao City

Feb 12, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Prices of basic goods in the city will now be pegged at prices that were in place within a month before the disaster occurred the Department of Trade and Industry says

Residents queue up to buy water, as local water utility has suspended its services due to power blackout after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck overnight in Surigao City on February 11, 2017. Erwin Mascarinas/AFP

Aftershocks rock Surigao days after strong quake

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:38 PM

UPDATED The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says it has recorded 130 weaker quakes in the area since the February 10 tremor

A vehicle is struck by debris from a damaged school building after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck overnight in Surigao City, in the southern island of Mindanao, on February 11, 2017. Erwin Mascarinas/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 12, 2017

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:05 PM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Sunday

Quake-hit Surigao City now under state of calamity

Feb 12, 2017 - 10:20 AM

The city government also says around 20 of the city s population has been affected by the quake which hit late evening February 10

Residents of Surigao City out on the street after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake that rocked the area on February 10, 2017. Photo by Jong Labrador

Duterte to visit quake-struck Surigao

Feb 11, 2017 - 7:41 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to meet with local officials and to personally check on the people affected by the earthquake on Sunday February 12

Damaged roads, bridges after Surigao quake

Feb 11, 2017 - 6:29 PM

The Department of Public Works and Highways gives an update on the status of roads and bridges following the 6 7 magnitude earthquake that recently hit Mindanao

Over 500 houses damaged in Mindanao quake

Feb 11, 2017 - 5:57 PM

This Office of Civil Defense describes the earthquake damage in Surigao as ‘extensive and widespread

DAMAGED STRUCTURE. Aftermath from the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that rocked Surigao City on February 10. Contributed photo

Damage to SURNECO distribution lines 'minimal' after Surigao quake

Feb 11, 2017 - 5:38 PM

It is expected that 90 will be energized as soon as NGCP restores power the energy department says in a statement

#EarthquakePH: Cebu Pacific suspends flights to, from Surigao

Feb 11, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Affected passengers may be accommodated via mounted Cebu Butuan Cebu flights They may also avail of several options without penalties

6 dead as magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Mindanao

Feb 10, 2017 - 11:03 PM

7th UPDATE Surigao City s public information officer says some roads and bridges are no longer passable The quake also damages some buildings and houses

AFTER THE QUAKE. Aftermath from the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that rocked Surigao City on February 10, 2017. Photo by Jong Labrador

1 dead as boat with 27 passengers capsizes off Surigao

Oct 18, 2015 - 11:53 AM

The casualty is a person with disability

13-year-old girl: 'Uncle Peter' Scully sold me for P100,000

Mar 05, 2015 - 7:33 PM

One of the 8 victims who spoke to the National Bureau of Investigation details how the Australian national abused her and two other girls aged 1 and 5

Large cache of smuggled exotic animals seized in Surigao

Feb 19, 2014 - 6:09 PM

The cache hidden in small containers in a van was made up of wildlife from Australia Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

LPA spotted off Surigao City

Nov 23, 2013 - 8:36 AM

A potential cyclone which may cause flashfloods and landslides hovers near northeastern Mindanao