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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Compostela Valley
Compostela Valley is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
Compostela • Laak • Mabini • Maco • Maragusan • Mawab • Monkayo • Montevista • Nabunturan • New Bataan • Pantukan A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines.
Compostela is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Compostela-Valley   (0 words)

 Compostela Valley police to double efforts during election period : Compostela Valley
Compostela Valley police to double efforts during election period
Davao City — The Philippine National Police provincial office in Compostela Valley would be in heightened alert this coming election period as the provincial office tries to cope with its lack of manpower.
He said the AFP has listed the municipalities of Pantukan, Laak, Compostela and Monkayo as areas of immediate concern where insurgency is active.
mindanao.com /compostelavalley/?p=90   (0 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Compostela Valley
One of the newest Philippine province occupies a picturesque valley carved by the tributaries of the mighty Agusan River.
The valley is an extensive flat alluvial plain hemmed by mountains along the boundaries with Davao Oriental and Davao provinces.
Compostela Valley is part of the Davao Gulf Area Development Zone, which seeks to integrate the development of highly urbanized and industrialized centers with surrounding rural areas.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/compostela.htm   (645 words)

 Asia-Pacific Initiative
Although the rebels are usually careful not to demand more than their victims can afford, the NPA's "taxes" are crippling rural development in the Philippines, and persuading many in the countryside to seek the relative security of the city.
He sailed on a rust-streaked ferry with his elder brother to escape their lives as coconut pickers on a vast plantation on the impoverished island of Samar.
"I often tell the military that the Compostela Valley is one of the most troubled provinces in the country," says Zamora.
www.afpc.org /article-philippines1.shtml   (0 words)

 Mindanao Times News 2004 - Davao City 8000, Philippines
Compostela Valley Tourism officer-in-charge Fe Fuentes-Maestre said official announcement will be made in the first week of October by the Association of Tourism Officers in the Philippines (ATOP).
She bared that the province was said to have landed on that place because of its multi-sectoral participation in observing the National Tourism Week.
Their paintings reflected their views of life as well mirroring the wondrous nature of Compostela Valley as they captured in art strokes the province pristine beaches, mountain ranges, and lakes.
www.mindanaotimes.com.ph /story.php?id=14132   (303 words)

 The Gardener of the House
Compostela Valley Rep. Manuel Zamora defies all the stereotypes of trapo congressmen.
When his bike breaks down and he has to take a tricycle, House guards will first bar him from entering the complex, since no one on anything as lowly as a pedicab or tricycle is allowed into the grounds.
But the guards take only a few seconds to recognize the 51-year-old Zamora, the representative of the first district of Compostela Valley in Mindanao, whose peasant ways and bike riding have made him a celebrity.
www.pcij.org /imag/Life&Times/waykurat.html   (511 words)

 Resources on Compostela academic institutions
Compostela Valley: a new endemic focus for Capillariasis...
Santiago de Compostela--History: History of Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela, located in the Northwest corner of Spain, is the supposed resting place of the remains of St. James the greater, one of the 12 Apostles of...
Compostela Group of Universities: In 1996 the Compostela Group of Universities and the Department of Culture,...
mongabay.org /conservation/Compostela.htm   (1697 words)

 Archived conservation news articles on Compostela
In Cateel town, Compostela Valley, President Arroyo made a statement this morning announcing her instructions for the police and the military to stage a...
The monitoring was done in Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley, Davao del Sur and in Davao City, using the major hospitals as the “sentinel...
RESIDENTS of Diwalwal, the gold-rich barangay in Monkayo, Compostela Valley have lambasted the New People?s Army for tha ambush Thursday morning that killed a...
conservation.mongabay.com /files/Compostela.htm   (11977 words)

 Who Is YK?
Way Kurat (pronounced Y koorat), as he is popularly known, represents the 1st Congressional district of the Province of Compostela Valley on the island of Mindanao.
In 1998 when Compostela Valley was established as a province separate from Davao del Norte, Way Kurat opted to finish his term as a Member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of of the newly-created province.
As Sanggunian Member, he was appointed OIC-Governor of Compostela Valley province, a post he held from March 28,1998 to June 30,2001.
mis.dost.gov.ph /waykurat/ykwho.html   (640 words)

 .:: NSCB RD XI - Provincial Profile >> Compostela Valley ::.
The approval of the Republic Act No. 8470 on January 30, 1998 which wits ratified through a plebiscite held on March 7, 1998 marks the birth of Compostela Valley Province.
This new province was carved out from the mother province of Davao del Norte.Classified as a first class province, there are 11 Municipalities comprising the Province of Compbstela Valley, which are grouped into two districts.
This represents 24.7 percent of the total land area of Region XI (Davao Region).
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru11/prov_profile/comval.htm   (0 words)

 NPA reb slain in clash in Compostela Valley - 12/26/06
NPA reb slain in clash in Compostela Valley - 12/26/06
NPA reb slain in clash in Compostela Valley
The military official said the operation, which lasted for more than 30 minutes, was carried out by soldiers of the 28th IB which operates in the Compostela Valley area.
services.inquirer.net /print/print.php?article_id=40295   (353 words)

 Agusan del Sur at AllExperts
The Manobos live along the national highway and river towns towards the boundary with the Compostela Valley.
Archeological excavations in the lower Agusan valley plains have uncovered evidence of strong relationships between the region and the Southeast Asian states.
At the height of the power of the Sultanate of Maguindanao in the mid-17th century, the Manobos of the Agusan Valley were in alliance with Sultan Kudarat.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/ag/agusan_del_sur.htm   (2172 words)

 Compostela Valley
THE death toll in the landslide in a Compostela Valley mining firm swelled to nine as the body of another woman was recovered yesterday and a victim died while undergoing treatment.
At least 12 persons have died due to landslides and floods brought about by topical storm “Chedeng,” the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) yesterday reported.According to the OCD-Davao, 10 bodies were recovered while eight houses were buried after heavy rains triggered landslide in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Masara, Maco, Compostela Valley province, on Monday.
At least 16 families were evacuated due to fears of more landslides in the mining town, it added.he OCD identified the victims as Annie Carreon, 31; Aiza Carreon, 7; Angelito Carreon, 4; Joey Carreon, 1; Geraldine Cayetano, 11; Romabie Cayetano, 3; JR Patria, 14; Avelino Cayetano, 44; Marisa Par, 32; and Jumer Cariaga, 11.
www.mindanao.com /compostelavalley   (0 words)

 PHILIPPINES: Three persons killed and one person wounded by the elements of the 60th Infantry Battalion in in Laak, ...
All three were residents of Brgy Datu Davao, Laak, Compostela Valley Province, Mindanao, Philippines.
Three members of Bayan Muna were killed, while another person was wounded when men of the 60th Infantry Battalion shot them on April 24, 2004 at about 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon inside a restaurant in Poblacion Laak, Compostela Valley Province.
The three victims, Charlie Davao, Ganadi Pinamaylan and Charlie Utag were shot dead and another victim Erning Sagiwan was wounded by the elements of the 60th IB led by Lt. Salcedo, last April 24, 2004 at a restaurant in Poblacion, Laak, Compostela Valley Province, Mindanao, Philippines.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2004/748/?print=yes   (0 words)

 Compostela Valley (Directory/Asia/Philippines/Compostela Valley) - Worldwidirectory.com
CVPCOW VISION: Compostela Valley Provincial Council of Women is dynamic, empowered, gender-sensitive...
Compostela Valley is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 12 May) — A delegation from the International Observers Mission 2007 is expected to arrive Sunday in Compostela Valley to monitor the May 14 elections, local hosts announced.
www.worldwidirectory.com /Asia/Philippines/Compostela.Valley   (436 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
DAVAO CITY – The prevailing labor dispute at the banana plantation in Compostela Valley was seen as the motive behind the ambush last Friday of five labor union leaders in the town of Compostela, Compostela Valley.
The fact-finding mission, composed of representatives from the local church, academe, labor groups and other human rights advocates was immediately sent to Compostela Valley last Dec. 16, a day after the five victims were ambushed by unidentified men.
The local police unit in Compostela Valley stressed that the incident resulted from the labor dispute between the banana farm management and workers in the area.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=59977   (816 words)

 Compostela Valley Resorts and Hotels, Compostela Valley travel guide and tourist destinations
The approval of Republic Act No. 8470 on January 30, 1998, which was ratified through a plebiscite held on March 7, 1998, marks the birth of Compostela Valley.
This relatively new province was carved out of its mother province, Davao del Norte.
Compostela Valley can be reached by air via the Davao International Airport.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_compostela_valley.html   (0 words)

 Alleba Filipino Directory Philippines Regional > Provinces > Compostela Valley
Alleba Filipino Directory Philippines Regional > Provinces > Compostela Valley
Alleba Directory > Regional > Provinces > Compostela Valley
Contains forums, advertising and ICT solutions provider in Compostela Valley.
www.alleba.com /Regional/Provinces/Compostela_Valley   (0 words)

 Alumni.NET - Asia > Philippines > Compostela Valley
World > Asien > Philippinen > Compostela Valley
We're fixing the Compostela Valley listing, and don't know where these organizations should be located.
If you do, please email support1@alumni.net with 'Compostela Valley Listing' as your email subject.
german.alumni.net /Asia/Philippines/Compostela_Valley   (71 words)

 Santiago de Compostela travel guide
Situated in the south of the La Coruna province in Galicia, Northwest Spain is the monumental town of Santiago de Compostela.
The town is actually the capital of the Galicia region and is recognised through legend as the final resting-place of the Apostle James - the first of the Twelve Apostles to suffer martyrdom at the hands of Herod.
But Santiago de Compostela is not just about history - the city is home to one of the most famous universities in Europe, so ensuring that the streets of Santiago de Compostela are humming with the culture of youth.
www.world66.com /europe/spain/galicia/santiagodecompostela   (561 words)

 STOP THE KILLINGS! :: International Labor Solidarity Mission | Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Valley are contractual workers who are denied the right to job security, to self organization etc.
Banana workers of the Fresh Banana Agricultural Company in Compostela are bracing themselves to strike against their employers due to unfair labor practice and union busting.
Brigade that are camped in Barangay Osmena, Compostela were seen roving the perimeters of the balloting venue.
www.sirimot.net /ilsm/blog/2006/10/support-compostela-valley-workers.html   (2214 words)

 Manila Standard: The Future is Ours
At least nine New people’s Army rebels were killed and four others were injured in four separate clashes with soldiers in Compostela Valley, officials said yesterday.
The military is identifying the dead rebels and looking for their next of kin so they can be given a proper burial, he said.
Army Col. Rodolfo Obaniana, the 404th Infantry Brigade commander, said the clash was the fourth of its kind between soldiers and rebels in Compostela Valley.
www.manilastandardtoday.com /?page=police01_sept24_2004   (429 words)

Rice farmers in Compostela Valley in Davao del Norte, southern Philippines are shifting to bananas in the face of the government’s failure to implement genuine land reform.
COMPOSTELA VALLEY - Tatay Temyong is turning 59 this month.
Particularly in Compostella Valley, the conversion of rice farms into banana plantations has become a disturbing trend.
www.bulatlat.com /news/4-36/4-36-banana.html   (786 words)

 Compostela union leader, 3 others critically wounded by gunshots | kilusangmayouno.org
As of this writing, two of the victims are in critical condition while Barrios sustained bullet wounds but is able to talk.
Barrios, a regional council member of Kilusang Mayo Uno-Southern Mindanao and a member of AnakPawis Partylist, was one of the victims whose cases were recently focused during the International Labor Solidarity Mission (ILSM) in May and the Labor Solidarity Ecumenical Mission (LSEM) in August this year.
The reports also pointed to two possible perpetrators: the capitalist FBAC-AJMR which stood to benefit in busting the genuine union of PP90 and the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Compostela Valley in its context of obliterating "threats to national security" under Oplan Bantay Laya.
kilusangmayouno.org /compostela-union-leader-3-others-critically-wounded-gunshots   (616 words)

 SeedQuest - News section
Lorenzo said the entire Mindanao island will go hybrid with 57,230 hectares to be planted with the high-yielding seed in the coming season or more than thrice bigger than the 15,712 hectares planted the previous cropping.
Compostela Valley, which had been recently infested by communist insurgency had 356 hectares already planted to "Gloria Rice" between November 2003 and April this year but with the presidential directive, the province’s hybrid production area would be widened by 319 percent.
The planting of hybrid rice is a major component of the GMA Rice Program which is targetting to achieve a 97 percent self-suffciency in rice this year with projected palay production of 14.9 million metric tons (MT).
www.seedquest.com /News/releases/2004/march/8117.htm   (471 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Things to Do   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Situated in Maragusan, the tribal community is composed of the Mansakas whose culture is unadulterated by the outside world.
An annual spectacle within the eight-day celebration of the founding anniversary of the province of Compostela Valley.
Located in Panansalan, Compostela, its unique feature can be seen in the 200 meter elevation forming what seems like the long hair of a woman.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=thingstodo&province=60   (699 words)

 WowDavao » Blog Archive » Bridge collapsed to illegal logs; 7 dead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The truck which came from Yapsay, Barangay Taytayan, Caraga was loaded with 30 thousand tons of logs, and was bound for Compostela Valley Province, at around 11:30 pn.
Their remains are now with their families, while those injured are still being attended by the doctors at the Tagum Regional Hospital.The local government of Cateel will conduct their own investigation to the tragedy.
Aliwagwag Bridge connects the municipality of Cateel to Compostella Valley, and it is the way where the majestic Aliwagwag Falls is seen.
wowdavao.com /blog/?p=840   (501 words)

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