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Hailstorm hits town in Compostela Valley

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Hailstones the size of marbles rained down on the center of Monkayo town in Compostela Valley prior to a thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon, police and disaster officials said.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No suspects yet in slay of village chief in Tagum

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Police are still facing a blank wall as to the motive and possible suspects in the shooting to death of a barangay (village) chairman here over the weekend.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tagum’s longest ‘dining hall’

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EACH night at 6 p.m., 1.5 kilometers of Tagum City’s streets turn into a night market offering food and goods. TAGUM CITY INFORMATION OFFICE

At exactly 6 p.m. every day, more than a kilometer long of this city’s streets turn into a bustling dining hall—sweet-smelling smoke wafting from hundreds of grills set up in tents as a massive army of famished students, office workers and people from all walks of life troop to feast on various, affordable culinary fares.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

NPA rebels ransack banana plantation in Compostela Valley

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The NPA is the armed unit of the Communist Party of the Philippines, and has been waging an insurgency since 1969. AFP FILE PHOTO

Communist rebels attacked a banana plantation in Pantukan, Compostela Valley, on Friday, burned down its packing house and several pieces of equipment and divested the guards of at least 10 firearms, police said Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rebel landmine narrowly misses Army truck in Compostela Valley

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Suspected communist rebels detonated an improvised explosive device on the national road in Mabini in Compostela Valley, narrowly missing an Army as it passed by although shrapnel shattered its windshield, police and military officials said.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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