Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

Eyes of a child

A Maranao boy observes his elders during a noon prayer on Friday (23 June 2017) at the mosque inside the Lanao del Sur provincial capitol complex in Marawi City as clashes between government forces and the Maute Group continue to rage in the city's downtown area. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Sentry

An Army soldier attends to his mobile phone inside the Lanao del Sur provincial capitol complex in Marawi City on 23 June 2017 as a Simba tank goes out of the 103rd Infantry Brigade. Government soldiers and the ISIS-inspired Maute Group have been fighting for control of the city since May 23. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Noon prayer

A month after ISIS-inspired Maute militants laid siege to Marawi City, Meranaw menfolk from the city's evacuation center brave occasional stray bullets to come and join the noon prayer at the Masjid at the Lanao del Sur provincial capitol complex on Friday, 23 June 2017. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Safe

Hands reach out to receive a little girl from her father upon arrival at the municipal hall from Barangay Malagakit in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato. Residents of the village  fled their homes following an attack of a village defense outpost early Wednesday morning, 21 June 2017, by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. Photo courtesy of VALERIE ANN P. LAMBO

Tarawee for Marawi

A simultaneous tarawee for Marawi was offered in Iligan City (see photo)  in Cotabato City, and in Bongao,Tawi-tawi at 7:20 p.m. on June 20, World Refugee Day, in solidarity with Marawi residents affected by the still raging armed conflict in the country's lone Islamic City. Photo courtesy of OXFAM in the Philippines       READ STORY 

WIA on board Presidential plane

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with nine soldiers wounded in action in Marawi City whom he allowed to be flown back to Manila from Cagayan de Oro via the Presidential plane on June 20, 2017. Richard Madelo /PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Visiting bakwits

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shakes the hand of an evacuee from Marawi City during  his visit at the Iligan City National School of Fisheries on June 20, 2017 where 229 displaced families have taken shelter. Ace Morandante/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Agusan del Norte @50

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his keynote message during the 50th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Province of Agusan del Norte at the Caraga State University in Cabadbaran City on June 17, 2017. This was the first public appearance of President Duterte after Sunday, June 11. KIWI BULACLAC/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Marawi site visit

A team from the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo joined Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra (wearing vest) on June 16, 2017 during a visit to a site where temporary shelter shall be constructed for internally displaced persons in Marawi City. The city government invited the OVP's team at the site to see what the office and Angat Buhay partners...

Sweet corn

You know you're in Barangay Maluko in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon when you see stalls like this one selling cooked and raw sweet corn along the highway. Photo taken on 15 June 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Bound for Davao

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Philippine Air Force officials during his visit at  Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on June 15, 2017. Moreover, to quell rumors that the President is sick, Special Assistant to the President, Bong Go, also shared photos of the President working in Balay Pagbabago. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO         READ STORY 

Psychosocial Intervention

Maranao children express their nightmarish experience in Marawi City through drawings during a psychosocial intervention under the Kalinaw Mindanaw National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission at an evacuation center at the Toril Compound in Merila, Iligan City Wednesday (14 June 2017). MindaNews photo by AUBREY ROCIN LLAMAS

Boodle Fight

Looking for the dead

Relatives of Roel Jomillo look at the photos of unclaimed bodies at Capin funeral parlor in Iligan City on June 13, 2017. Jomillo, of Barangay Maria Cristina, Iligan has been missing since May 23, 2017, the day the Maute Group took control of parts of Marawi City. His sister, Marivic, said they have lost hope that Roel was still...

Life goes on

It's business as usual for people in Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur even as clashes between government forces and the Maute Group continue to rage in nearby Marawi City. Photo taken on 12 June 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Fire

Thick black smoke billows above a plant of an agri-industrial firm in Barangay Hizon, Davao City when fire of still undetermined origin struck at around 5 p.m. on  Monday, 12 June 2012. An LPG tank of the plant exploded around 6:30 p.m. causing panic among residents nearby. This picture was taken at 6:03 p.m. Investigators are still determining the...

On guard

Army soldiers spend Independence Day, 12 June 2017, guarding a checkpoint in Marawi City. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Safe side of bridge

Col. Tarahudin Ampatuan of the Joint Coordinating, Monitoring Assistance Center (JCMAC) points at the map showing the western side of Bangolo Bridge in Marawi City where trapped residents can safely go when they get to flee the conflict zone. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

119th Independence Day Anniversary

Police personnel hold a giant Philippine flag during the Independence Day flag-raising ceremony in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday,, 12 June 2017. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO 

Gun Salute

Salute

President Rodrigo Duterte salutes each soldier wounded in action in Marawi City during his visit to the Camp Evangelista Station Hospital in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday, 11 June 2017. Eighty four injured soldiers are recuperating in the hospital. MindaNews photo by. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Presidential gifts

Soldiers wounded in action in the Marawi war against the terrorist Maute Group  check the gifts they received from President Rodrigo Duterte who awarded them medals at Camp Evangelista Station Hospital in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday, 11 June 2017. Each soldier was given a handgun, smart phone, a check worth P100,000 and P10,000 cash. At least 157...

Finish line

Female runner receives medal signifying completion of the 21-km Freedom Run in Cagayan de Oro City on 11 June 2017. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

A field of sunflowers

A visitor pauses for a pose amid a field of sunflowers at the Blooming Petals Agritourism Park in Tupi, South Cotabato on Friday, June 9, 2017. MindaNews photo by BONG S. SARMIENTO      READ STORY 

Grandma’s love

A bakwit cuddles her grandchild in an evacuation center at the Lanao del Sur provincial capitol in Marawi City on Friday, 09 June 2017, Day 18 of the ongoing clashes between government forces and the terrorist Maute Group. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported that as of 6 p.m. on June 9, a total of 52,460...

Martial Law’s impact

Vegetable vendors along Marahan in Davao City complain of poor sales since martial law was declared May 23. Grace Paguyan (right) on June 2 said on normal days they earn P1,000 to P1,500 but are lucky these days to earn P500 as bulk buyers have not been coming to this mountain district near Bukidnon. On June 7, Paguyan said...

Landslide

A landslide Monday night continues to cause traffic along the Davao-Bukidnon highway in Lorega, Bukidnon Wednesday afternoon, 07 June 2017, a few meters away from the mountain resort of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza. Past this landslide, motorists endured yet another long queue in Sinoda, due to a road subsidence. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS

The siege continues

Army soldiers position for cover as they maneuver against the Maute Group in Marawi City on Tuesday (6 June 2017), two weeks since fighting erupted in the capital of Lanao del Sur. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto

Silent victims of war

Abandoned animals roam the streets of embattled Marawi City on Tuesday (6 June 2017) to find food. Government forces and the Maute Group have been fighting for control of the city since May 23, 2017. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto

Arrested

Cayamora Maute, father of Maute Group leaders Omar and Abdula Maute, is assisted by a police officer before the media presentation at Camp Domingo Leonor in Davao City on Tuesday. The elder Maute was arrested at the joint checkpoint of Task Force Davao and police operatives in Sirawan, Toril, Davao City on Tuesday morning, 6 June 2017. MINDANEWS PHOTO...

No, this is not Aleppo

This is Marawi City, Sunday morning, 04 June 2017, Day 13 of the ongoing clashes between government forces and terrorists. A member of the Joint Coordinating, Monitoring, and Assistance Center of the GPH-MILF Peace Corridor assists an elderly woman leave the conflict zone, one of 134 trapped civilians rescued Sunday morning during a four-hour "humanitarian pause." An emissary managed...

Old trade, new tool

Pedal-operated bolo sharpeners have been replaced by models than run on electricity, like the one used by this man in Malaybalay City on Saturday (June 3, 2017). MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

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