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A world of fantasy rises in ComVal farming town

A WORLD of wonder rises in the town of Montevista in Compostela Valley province with a population of 40,000 people dependent on farming. FRINSTON LIM

Want to visit the world’s landmarks this Yuletide season for just P10? Montevista, the bucolic farming town of 40,000 people in Compostela Valley province, may be the place to go.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Rebels raid Dizon Farms in Compostela Valley

Nabunturan, Compostela Valley

Suspected communist rebels in Philippine Army uniforms attacked a banana plantation in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley, on Sunday night, divesting guards of their arms and burning trucks and other equipment, police said Monday.

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

Story on mosque eye-opener for kids

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ARMM Education Secretary Jamar Kulayan reads the book “Ang Unang Mosque sa Pilipinas (The First Mosque in the Philippines)” to schoolchildren at Claret School of Zamboanga City during the Inquirer Read-Along activity. KENNY NODALO/CONTRIBUTOR

Nine-year-old Jerny Laurice Anova sat attentively as the stranger read her a story inside a familiar place, where she and her classmates spend at least an hour every day to enjoy their favorite books.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Southern Mindanao’s disaster response units readied for ‘Ruby’

davao region

Local disaster response and management authorities in Southern Mindanao have stepped up measures to protect lives and property as Typhoon “Ruby” (Hagupit) moved closer to the Philippines on Thursday.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rebels capture 2 soldiers guarding banana plantation


Disguised as workers, communist rebels abducted two soldiers guarding a banana plantation operated by a Japanese company in New Corella town in Davao del Norte early Tuesday, police and military officials said.

Posted: December 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »