Compostela Valley News
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Apart from its sprawling gold mines, Compostela Valley in Davao Region now houses a promising island resort where abundant tropical living is highlighted.
Developed by the Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation (TLDC), Kopiat Island is a nesting site of the Greenback and Hawksbill turtle species. This 87-hectare island is part of the 6,106-hectare Mabini Protected Landscape.
TLDC president Tomas Lorenzo, in a statement, said the company wants to be part of the development of the province but not at the expense of the environment.
Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy, in a statement, said the Provi ...
The heat was scorching, even those who do not fear the sun will scramble for cover. There was barely any breeze, and the little breeze there was blocked by a school building on the right.
There was but tarpaulin stretched on bamboo poles as cover for the students, parents, teachers, and guests attending the Second Graduation and Moving Up Rites last April 10, 2017 at the Community Technical College of Southeastern Mindanao Inc. (CTCSMI) at barangay Lapu-lapu in Maco, Compostela Valley.
The night before, school administrator Sophia Perez-Garduce and the parents started coming in.
A co ...
The Tribal Hall and Museum featuring the culture and traditions of six Indigenous Peoples (IPs) groups in Compostela Valley province is now open to the public.
The tribal hall will become the venue of primary activities and gathering of IP leaders and members in the province while the museum will house important artifacts, crafts and other creations signifying the distinct identities of each of the IP groups in the province.
The six main tribal groups in Compostela Valley include the Mandaya, Mansaka, Dibabawon, Mangguwangan, Manobo and Kagan.
Gov. Jayvee Tyron Uy welcomed the opening ...
The gold capital of the Philippines culminated its five-day 10th Bulawan Festival, along with the province's 18th founding anniversary on Wednesday.
Among the highlights of the festival was the Bulawanong Pasundayag sa Kadalanan wherein students from various towns showcased Compostela Valley's six tribes through street dance.
Other events were the Bulawan Festival Queen pageant and Bulawanang Panaghiusa unity concert.
"It's a celebration of life here in Compostela Valley. The resources that we got, the people living in it, celebrating unity and cohesiveness," Governor Jayvee Tyrone Uy ...
There's only one golden province that the Philippines knows of, located north of the Davao Region, Compostela Valley is home to Mount Diwata (popularized as Diwalwal), which many believed as the one which holds the country's largest gold deposit.
For years, Comvaleños have thrived on the mining business, gold and abundant resource has provided their need from day-to-day basis.
And the people of Compostela Valley has always been grateful for it that's why every March, their roads are filled with the liveliest colors as they parade in glee to give thanks for the blessings they received.