Fishing event in Siargao set

02/28/11 - PILAR, Siargao Island – Once again, Siargao Island will place a mark in the world map of tourism as world-renowned fishing anglers will converge here for the four-day “2011 International Game Fishing Tournament” soon.

This developed after the Philippine Surfing Federation, various provincial government committees, and the Department of Tourism reported the preparation for the big event to Surigao del Norte Rep. Francisco T. Matugas, who championed this event together with his wife Gov. Sol F. Matugas.

Organizers said foreign and local game fishing enthusiasts have already confirmed their participation. (Manila Bulletin)

Siargao tourism police station up

2/15/2011 - GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island – In an effort to maintain peace and order, especially the security of tourists, both foreign and domestic, a P10-million “Tourism Police Station” is set to rise in this scenic paradise island in the Caraga Region.

Local officials said an initial amount of P2.5 million is already in the pipeline and the ground works will start anytime this year.

Surigao del Norte Rep. Francisco T. Matugas said the construction of the Tourism Police Station is supported by the Police Regional Office 13, where a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team will also be deployed. (Mike Crismundo)

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Siargao is composed of 48 islands and islets-politically divided into nine municipalities: Burgos, Dapa, Del Carmen, Gen. luna, Pilar, San Benito, San Isidro, Santa Monica, and Socorro. Read more...

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