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Flooding swamps two Southern Mindanao provinces anew


Hundreds of families have fled anew as flooding swamped two southern Mindanao provinces, still reeling from last month’s devastating typhoon, due to days of torrential rains.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Don’t blame mining for landslides, says Compostela Valley governor

Compostela Valley Gov. Arturo Uy (lpp.gov.ph photo)

Mining is not to blame for the deadly landslides and flash floods spawned by Typhoon “Pablo,” Gov. Arturo Uy said on Thursday.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Typhoon trauma haunts Compostela Valley folk


With an estimated 327 people dead, the people of Compostela Valley are obviously scarred.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Residents in ComVal mining site face forcible evacuation, says gov

This photo released by the Philippine Army shows the extent of Thursday’s landslide that hit the small-scale mining community of Pantukan in Compostela Valley. The landslide buried dozens of people months after government officials warned miners that the mountain above them was guaranteed to crumble. PHOTO COURTESY OF 10TH INFANTRY DIVISION, PHILIPPINE ARMY

Residents living around the mining site in Pantukan in Compostela Valley will be forcibly evacuated, Governor Arturo Uy told Radyo Inquirer 990AM Friday, adding that search and retrieval operations are ongoing.

Posted: January 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »