CMO-PIO (April 14, 2014): Butuan City passed the Initiation Stage of the Public
Governance System (PGS) under the Institute for Solidarity in Asia. The 4-stage
program aims to identify the "Islands of Governance" which will be featured
during the APEC 2015 Summit in Manila. Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. MD
successfully presented his Revalida last April 11, 2014, at the Sofitel Philippine
Plaza in Manila.
CMO-PIO (April 9, 2014) : The Butuan City Government joined the whole Filipino nation in
commemorating this 72nd Araw ng Kagitingan at the Veterans Monument, Butuan City
Library Compound . The ceremony was participated by the Local Gov't Officials, Chiefs of
Office, Regional Directors, Boy and Girl Scouts of the Phillipines, local media, and the living
veterans with thier spouses, sons, and daughters.
CMO-PIO (April 02, 2014): "It is our goal to make the city a center of meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibits and holding such a big activity [like this one] in Butuan is a fulfillment to that task.", Mayor Amante proudly said in his speech during the opening of the 7th Philippine Association of Building Officials (PABO) National Convention that was held in the city. More than 400 building officials from different provinces, municipalities and cities all over the archipelago joined in the said activity, according to Archt. John Paul Velasco, OIC of the City Architects Office.
CMO-PIO (March 31, 2014): To wrap up the celebration of Juana's Month 2014, Juana's Culmination Day, a program overseen by the City Population Office and participated by the Women from the different barangays here was held at the FSUU Gymnasium, March 31, 2014.
CMO-PIO (March 31, 2014): In commemoration of the 493rd Anniversary of the First Mass Celebration in Butuan, a Latin Mass was held at Guingona Park, March 31, 2014. This was participated by Mayor Jun Amante, the City Councilors , the Regional Directors of the RLAs, Chiefs of Office and employees of the BCG, media, and various local organizations.
CMO-PIO (March 26, 2014): "You just don't know how much pride and honor you have brought to the city" - Mayor Jun Amante's message to the athletes and coaches during the 17th CRAM Victory Party at Sprinkles Water Park, March 26, 2014.