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Tagum’s longest ‘dining hall’

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

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


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 »

Tagum City mall robbed of P500K in cash, valuables by hammer-wielding men


Hammer-wielding robbers carted away at least P500,000 in cash and other valuables from a mall late Tuesday in this city, police on Wednesday said.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 soldiers hurt in clash with NPA rebels in Davao del Norte


Government troops on Wednesday clashed anew with communist rebels in Kapalong, Davao del Norte, leaving three soldiers wounded, military officials said.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »