Posts by tag: Compostela

9 years ago

Small miners surprised at ID requirement

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Small miners surprised at ID requirement

Small-scale miners from the gold-rich town of Pantukan, Compostela Valley cried foul to the latest move of large-scale mining company National Development Corporation (Nadecor) which allegedly put up a steel gate and told them to get an identification card from the mining regulatory agencies of the government.

9 years ago

FARMERS FACE ARMY

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Farmers led by Barug Katawhan confront soldiers who have been camping in the farmers’ residence in Sitio Bongkilaton, Barangay Ngan in Compostela town of Compostela Valley Province. The farmers complained that soldiers are deployed due to mining operations by San Miguel Company. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

9 years ago

Typhoon Pablo survivors forge pact vs. SMC mining

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Typhoon Pablo survivors forge pact vs. SMC mining

Datu Serrano Mambay-an, a Matigsalug leader of purok 4b, Barangay Mangayon said military presence has something to do with the mining operation in the area saying “gigamit jud na nga kompanyaha ang mga military, gibayaran gyud na karon nga panahon sa pag operasyon sa among bukid (the firm uses the military and pays them to operate in our villages).”

9 years ago

Tension grips ComVal village’s special elections

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By DAVAO TODAY

Kontra Daya said the military and police gathered all the voters of clustered precinct 22 on Thursday — those coming from puroks 1, 4, 9, 10 and 11 — in the village hall to explain that their presence is for peacekeeping.  “Voters felt otherwise.  Many felt harassed and scared,” Kontra Daya said.

9 years ago

MALFUNCTIONED

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A PCOS machine in Compostela town, Compostela Valley refuses to accept the ballots Monday, causing a lot of voters to…