Rescued

A visibly shaken Vicente Libona, a political detainee, is led to safety by jail guards after  policemen fired shots at the hostage-taker who attempted to harm him at the Misamis Oriental provincial jail compound in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday, August 28. The hostage-taker was killed. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO READ STORY 

Fiesta

A huge statue of the Virgin Mary is carried on a boat along the Cagayan de Oro River during the fluvial procession of in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday, August 28, 2016 on the feast of St. Augustine, the city’s patron saint. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Reunited

PO2 Caleb Sinaca is reunited with his family on Saturday afternoon, August 27, 2016 after the New People’s Army freed them in Sitio Brazil, Barangay Mat-i, Surigao City. The rebels freed them as a gesture of goodwill on the resumption of the peace process between the government and the National Democratic Front in Oslo, Norway. MindaNews photo by ROEL N. CATOTO READ STORY

Nangka

Mother and child carry jackfruits from the mountains of Pugaan in Iligan City to the nearest market in the lowland, several kilometers away, on Saturday (27 August 2016). MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera

Pacquiao’s new role

Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao sits between Chief Insp. Arnold Ongachen (L) and PO1 Michael Grande (R) who were turned over by the New People’s Army Friday (August 26, 2016) to the Senator in Barangay Kalapaga, Lupon, Davao Oriental. Ongachen, police chief of Governor Generoso town was seized by the NPA during a raid on May 29 while Grande of Banay-banay station was arrested on June 19. MindaNews photo courtesy of WENDEL ALINEA  

Selfie with Digong

SELFIE WITH DIGONG.  Tourists and residents who happened to be in Magsaysay Park in Davao City in the wee hours Thursday (25 August 2016) for a durian treat got themselves yet another treat: a selfie with President Rodrigo Duterte who ate durian with soldiers bound for Sulu. MindaNews photo by Carolyn O. Arguillas

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