Category Archives: compostela valley

ComVal pushes spelunking for ecotourism with discovery of numerous caves

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Sept) – The provincial government of Compostela Valley has strengthened its ecotourism promotion by branding itself as another caving or spelunking destination of the Davao Region, with the recent discoveries of numerous caves in seven out of the province’s 11 municipalities. Priscilla A. Decena, caving coordinator of the provincial government […]

Diwanag Festival

Tourists flock to the town plaza of Montevista in Compostela Valley Province on December 28 to visit the Disney-inspired installations in this year’s Diwanag Festival. The glowing town plaza has been attracting thousands of tourists every night since December 14. “Diwanag goes…Disneyland on Christmas” is the theme of the 16th Diwanag Festival. MindaNews photo

Military to KMP: Help in the investigation

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – The military’s 10th Infantry Division has asked the militant group that accused them of masterminding the death of farmer Jimmy Saipan, an anti-mining and human rights activist, to cooperate in the ongoing police investigation to identify the suspects. Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) Secretary General Antonio Flores earlier […]

Anti-mining advocate killed in ambush in ComVal

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 October) – An anti-mining and human rights activist died a day after he was ambushed in Montevista town in Compostela Valley. Jimmy P. Sayman, a Mandaya farmer from Barangay Ngan in Compostela town, was shot by two unidentified gunmen around 5:45am on Monday. According to a report released by the Police Regional […]

Surigao del Sur Rep backs Duterte’s plan to revive PC

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 September) – Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel is backing Duterte’s plan to revive the Philippine Constabulary (PC) as a component of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Duterte on September 20 told soldiers at the 10th Infantry Division camp in Mawab, Compostela Valley that he wants to revive the PC. […]

Chiz Escudero to government: respond to Mindanao’s concerns quickly

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Following the successive bombings of NGCP towers here in Mindanao and even the lack of water (the Zamboanga City Water District has announced water rationing starting January 7, 2016!), I’m glad that Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero has called on the national government to focus its attention and support for the people of Mindanao. “Malacanang should have all hands on-deck with regard to the problems currently besetting Mindanao. The list is getting alarmingly long and there is apparently no end in sight for many of these problems,” said Escudero, the frontrunner in various vice-presidential preference surveys. Foremost among Escudero’s concerns was

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Mindanaoan is 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year

It still feels a bit surreal, truth be told. Winning the 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year award and the Best Lifestyle Blog award during the Mindanao Blog Awards 2013 held last October 26, 2013 in Davao City was the farthest thing from my mind. I was there to meet …

Getting married? Here’s how to win a FREE engagement shoot

Getting hitched soon? Here’s a great way for you to save on your wedding preparation expenses! Just visit the One Happy Story Photography booth during the Kasalang Filipino 2013 bridal fair at Centrio Ayala Mall, Cagayan de Oro City from September 13 to 15, 2013. Not only do you get …

Clean low cost electricity in Philippines? Yes!

I have so much respect for people and organizations that champion alternative sources of energy for clean and reliable electrical power production! Currently, we depend largely on hydropower plants. Some electric cooperatives also use several solar panels to augment their sources of energy (Cagayan de Oro’s CEPALCO has a solar panel area) and we all […]