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Photo of the Day

Rodeo in de Oro

A cowboy throws a lasso around the neck of a calf during the rodeo action in Cagayan de Oro on Saturday, August 18, 2017. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Tau Temwel

T'boli Joel Blunto, a 'tau temwel' (brass caster), does the finishing touches on traditional ornaments he makes in their village in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato on 18 August 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Indigenous Fire Making

Lumad men of Davao City start a fire using bamboo sticks during the Lumad Games on August 17, 2018. The Lumad Games are part of the Kadayawan Festival celebration. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Marawi – Filipino Chinese Friendship Dome

President Rodrigo Duterte receives the replica of the Marawi Filipino-Chinese Friendship Dome from Domingo Yap II, President of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII)  during a ceremony at Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. Joining the President are Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (left) and...

Spear Fishing

Saving Lives

Solar Panels

Bountiful Harvest

From Marawi, now in Davao

P01 Jonathan Pido of the Caraga Municipal Station in Davao Oriental leads the Hope 400km Ultramarathon from Marawi to Davao City, Twelve solo runners and a team relay left Marawi City at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. MindaNews chanced upon Pido at Sitio  Lanitom in Suawan, Marilog, Davao City at around 10:44 a.m. Saturday, 11 August, completing...

Ata Girl

Natural Gas

RA 11054

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presents Republic Act No. 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim during a ceremony at Malacañan Palace on August 6, 2018. Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo  

Bookworm

In this world of gadgets and tablets, this boy finds a way to indulge his passion for reading at the books section in a mall in Digos City, Davao del Sur. MindaNews by ERIC S.B. LIBRE

Charcoal making

Rock Solid

Veteran journalist Marites Danguilan Vitug autographs a copy of her book Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case Against China, during its launch at the Ateneo de Davao University on Friday, August 3, 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Corn Farmer

Awaiting Demobilization

Young MILF fighters join the Consultative Assembly on the Bangsamoro Organic Law in Camp Darapanan in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on July 29, 2018. The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro provides for the full disarmament and demobilization of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces after the full implementation of the peace deal. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Bangsamoro flaglets

Supporters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) wave Bangsamoro flaglets during the Bangsamoro Consultative Assembly on the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao inside Camp Darapanan in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on 29 July 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO  

Bangsamoro law

Ghazali Jaafar (center), 1st vice chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), also chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission that drafted the Bangsamoro law, hands a copy of the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao  to MILF  Chair  Al Haj Murad Ebrahim (left) as MILF Peace Implementing Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal (right) looks on...

Checkpoint congestion

Motorcycle riders await their turn to pass a military checkpoint in Midsayap, North Cotabato on July 28, 2018. Most of them are traveling to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front's (MILF) Camp Darapanan in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao for the MILF-hosted consultation on the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on July 29.  MindaNews photo by...

Nature’s Wrath

A tornado on Sunday night (July 22, 2018) uprooted this tree in Barangay Lapu-Lapu in Davao City. MindaNews photo

Blades

This shop in Barobo, Surigao del Sur fashions machetes which it sells for 300 pesos each. July 21, 2018. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

‘Bakwit’ Dinner

A mother prepares food for her family inside the gym of Diatagon, Lianga in Surigao del Sur where over 1,200 individuals from the barangay's upland communities and neighboring villages have sought shelter, on July 20, 2018. They fled their homes on July 16, 2018 citing the presence of an Army detachment in their area which they fear would invite...

On Guard

Soldiers from the 75th Infantry Battalion keep watch outside the evacuation center in Barangay Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur on July 20, 2018. Journalists who want to interview the evacuees from the barangay's upland areas are required to get "clearance" from the Municipal Peace and Order Council. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

Scavenging

Residents scour on the pile of charred debris for any usable items following a fire that destroyed at least 40 houses in Barangay Sasa, Davao City on Wednesday (18 July 2018). Mindanews Photo

Towed

A bigger multicab gets towed by a smaller one along the national highway in Barangay Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur on Thursday, 19 July 2018. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

Leaving Port

Chinese vessel Yuan Wang 3 leaves on 19 July 2018 after a 3-day stay in Davao City. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

T’nalak Festival

Performers show their wares at the streets of Koronadal City during the 52nd foundation anniversary of South Cotabato and the culmination of its 19th T'nalak Festival on July 18, 2018. MindaNews photo by BONG S. SARMIENTO

Chinese Ship

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 3 docks at the Sasa Wharf in Davao City on 17 July 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Wet Carpet

Honor guards fold the red carpet at the airport in General Santos City intended for Senator Manny Pacquiao as rain falls on Monday, 16 July 2018. Pacquiao returned home on Monday from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a day after wresting the WBA welterweight crown from Argentinian Lucas Matthysse. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

What Will Happen to Us?

Employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, airing uncertainties over their security of tenure once the Bangsamoro Basic Law is approved, wear sad faces as they attend the flag ceremony on Monday, 16 July 2018, at the ARMM Compound in Cotabato City. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Duterte and Mahathir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad (left) and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte emerge from the suite room where they were holed up after the sensational knockout victory of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao over Argentinian Lucas Matthysse held at the Axiata Arena here in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 15 July 2015. They fielded questions from the press before they left...

Pacquiao-Mathysse

Senator Manny Pacquiao flashes his famous grin ahead of his world title fight versus defending World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Mathysse on Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Kuala Lumpur.  Pacquiao (left) weighed an even 146 pound to Mathysse’s 146.7 lbs (right).Photo by Edwin Espejo

Bangsamoro at EDSA shrine

Members of Bangsamoro civil society from Mindanao and Manila and Manila-based peace advocacy groups gather at the EDSA Shrine in Quezon City for an interfaith rally on Wednesday, July 11 to urge the Bicameral Conference Committee meeting in nearby Crowne Plaza hotel to come up with a final version of the proposed Bangsamoro law that is compliant with the Comprehensive...

Malayan Colleges

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Mapua University and House of Investments Chairperson Helen Yuchengco-Dee on the sidelines of the Malayan Colleges Mindanao (MCM) inauguration along Matina, Davao City on July 7, 2018.  Also in the photo are Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, and Commission on Higher Education...

Kulas in ‘Basilan’

Travel blogger Kyle Jennermann,  more popularly known as 'Kulas,' visits Basilan Village in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao's Mock Cultural Villages' within the compound of the ARMM in Cotabato City on July 6, 2018. Photo by ARMM-BPI       READ STORY

Sci-tech

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña tour the exhibit of the Department of Science and Technology during the opening of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Celebration in Mindanao at the SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City on July 6, 2018. Simeon Celi, Jr../PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Flying Foxes in Tawi-Tawi

Huge flying foxes are commonly seen in downtown Panglima Sugala in Tawi-Tawi province. The bats exist with the locals undisturbed and could even fly at daytime. Studies have shown that bats are excellent pollinators. Photo taken on July 2, 2018. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Kimatahay Falls

Visitors from Malaybalay City enjoy the refreshing view of Kimatahay Falls in Barangay Lilingayon, Valencia City in Bukidnon on Sunday, 24 June 2018. MindaNews photo by ARIES SANDINO M. MORDENO

Sweet Moment

A boy, oblivious to the activity of elder people around him, enjoys a cone of ice cream in Sitio Balangbangan, Barangay Lilingayon in Valencia City, Bukidnon on Sunday, 24 June 2018. MindaNews photo by ARIES SANDINO M. MORDENO

Under Umbrellas

Muslims attend Eid ul-Fitr prayers celebrating the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan in Pikit, North Cotabato on 15June 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Eid Mubarak!

Muslims in Davao City gather at the Tionko football field along Quimpo Boulevard in Davao City on 15 June 2018 for congregational prayers on Eid'l Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

Pensive

An elderly man is in a pensive mood in his house in Sitio Pedtad, Barangay Midpandacan in General SK Pendatun town in Maguindanao on June 13. While residents in neighboring villages fled to safer grounds, most residents here have opted to stay on in this area which also serves as jump-off  for troops entering the area of operations against...

Turtle Hatchlings

“Bakwits’

Residents who fled their villages following an air strike and ground assault against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters early Sunday morning seek refuge in an evacuation center in Pagalungan, Maguindanao. An evacuee recalls they were about to take their suhoor, the early morning meal before fasting during Ramadan, when they heard the explosions from the aerial bombings. "Parang lindol...

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