Comelec, Eastmincom now halfway in retrieving remaining election materials

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec, Eastmincom now halfway in retrieving remaining election materials 

DAVAO CITY, May 10 — The Commission in Elections (Comelec)-11 and the Armed Forces of the Philippines are now completing the retrieval process of all election paraphernalia from the polling centers in the far-flung areas under the Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom).

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Dads welcome new Compostela Valley Liga ng mga Barangay prexy

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dads welcome new Compostela Valley Liga ng mga Barangay prexy 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Jan. 19 — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members of Compostela Valley welcomed Randy R. Opisan as the newest member of the legislative body being the newly-appointed Liga ng mga Barangay president.

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Malnutrition rate drops in Compostela Valley

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malnutrition rate drops in Compostela Valley 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Jan. 8 — The Malnutrition Prevalence Rate (MPR) of this province for 2014 dropped to 4.68 percent, according to the office of the Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC).

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DTI XI awards 50 livelihood carts in ComVal

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on DTI XI awards 50 livelihood carts in ComVal 

By Jenny Grace M. Mendoza

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Jan. 5 (PNA) — A total of 50 entrepreneurs in the five Typhoon Pablo hard-hit municipalities here will be granted with Kabuhayan Carts, amounting to almost a million pesos, in a bid to help them get a reliable source of income.

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Rebels should stop targeting unarmed soldiers if they are interested in peace talks

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rebels should stop targeting unarmed soldiers if they are interested in peace talks 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — If the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) is really interested in pursuing peace talks with the government, their fighters should stop mounting attacks against unarmed soldiers and militiamen, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Friday.

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Davao Norte town declared under state of calamity

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Davao Norte town declared under state of calamity 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 30 (PNA) -– Municipal officials of Asuncion in Davao del Norte on Tuesday declared the town under a state of calamity as flooding due to swelling of tributary rivers continue to affect several areas and displaced families.

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Fusarium Wilt remains a big threat to banana industry in Mindanao

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on Fusarium Wilt remains a big threat to banana industry in Mindanao 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 2 — The Fusarium Wilt disease that has affected banana areas, both big plantations and small farms in Mindanao, continues to be a threat and unless government seriously helps address the problem, the industry will suffer tremendously within five years.

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