NPA’s Milisya ng Bayan leader and 12 other members surrender to military

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 March) – A leader of the Milisya ng Bayan of the New People’s Army (NPA) and his 12 followers operating in Compostela Valley surrendered to the 1001st… »

Clashes between soldiers, rebels erupt anew in Southern Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 February) – Units under the 10th Infantry Division engaged New People’s Army rebels in Compostela Valley and Davao Occidental provinces over the weekend. The weekend clashes followed… »

Include farmers’ subsistence loan in banana industry rehab fund–PBGEA

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 January)–The rehabilitation package to be loaned out to banana farmers in areas affected by typhoon Pablo should include funds for their subsistence, Stephen Antig, executive director of… »

After the Storm

After Pablo, few pupils report to class

NEW BATAAN, Compostela Valley (MindaNews / 4 Jan) – “I miss my pupils,” a teary-eyed Lilia dela Cruz said on Thursday, supposedly the first day of classes after the holidays,… »

School exec appeals for help for school children

NEW BATAAN, Compostela Valley (MindaNews / 4 Jan) – A school official here has appealed on kind-hearted individuals to extend further help to the school children affected by Typhoon Pablo… »

“Swimming pool”

Children in the poblacion in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province  take a dip in what they refer to as “swimming pool ”  on December 30.  Evening of January 2, the… »

Barangay Andap survivors to visitors: ‘please be sensitive’

NEW BATAAN,  Compostela Valley (MindaNews/28 Dec) — No, it has not reached the level of  “disaster tourism” on the scale of  post-hurricane Katrina New Orleans where guided bus tours are… »

It’s a ‘miracle,’ says lieutenant who survived Pablo

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 December)– “Miracle ang nangyari sa akin (What happened to me was a miracle),” Second Lieutenant Jose Enrico Nuas said of his harrowing experience while Typhoon Pablo battered… »

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