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Agusan

(ägo͞o`sän), river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising in the mountains of SE Mindanao, the Philippines, and flowing N past Butuan to Butuan Bay. It is navigable for small craft c.160 mi (260 km) upstream. The Agusan valley is very fertile and is one of the chief rice-growing regions of the Philippines.
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Exploration at the Comval project only commenced in May, 2003 and has consisted of extensive trenching, mapping, sampling and assaying of more than 60 individual vein systems west of the Agusan River and in the case of the Batoto gold porphyry deposit in the southern sector of the project area, long intervals of gold mineralization occurring in quartz microveinlets between the major veins.
As the nation celebrates the Consumer Welfare Month this October, the Department of Trade and lndustry (DTI) Agusan del Norte Provincial Office once again encourages consumers to exercise their right to redress in case of any defective product or service or any misrepresentation encountered in buying their needs in the market.
Two others have been identified as Jolito Solima, 32, who went missing while crossing a river in Agusan del Sur; and Michael Paran, 14, who was not seen again after he crossed a river in nearby Surigao del Norte.
Johnny Macanas, spokesman for the 4th Infantry Division, said security forces raided a rebel encampment in Jabonga in Agusan del Norte Province on Mindanao Island and killed the five gunmen.
Likewise, the municipalities of San Francisco, Agusan del Sur ranking 27th; Buenavista, Agusan del Norte ranking 44th; and Claver, Surigao del Norte ranking 49th among 978 municipalities nationwide.
It may be recalled that the military suspended combat operations against the NPA in Bislig City and Rosario town, Agusan del Sur, since Sunday to secure the release of the hostages, Bongosia said
The bus was traveling along a highway in Buenavista in Agusan del Norte when its driver reportedly fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle.
Clase, pertaining to the kidnapping and killing of Loreto, Agusan del Sur Mayor Dario E.
Wednesday and escaped from the jail in Patin-ay town in Agusan del Sur Province, some 850 kilometers southeast of Manila through a 10-meter tunnel.
Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) Agusan Experimental Station once again hosted the annual Farmers Field day and forum held recently at Basilisa, RTRomualdez, Agusan del Norte.
Manila: Two policemen abducted by insurgents in Agusan del Sur last Sunday were able to escape Thursday, reports reaching the capital said.
Guingona is from Butuan in the southern Philippines Agusan del Norte Province.