Veiled Summit

Clouds cover the side of Mt. Apo facing Kidapawan City as rains pour in the region on 30 June 2014. MindaNews photo by Geonarri Solmerano

Cooking Corn

A laborer cooks corn in Bankerohan Market, Davao City on Sunday for distribution to vendors across the city. MindaNews photo by Keith Bacongco  

After A Day’s Work

A cotton candy vendor spends the dusk on 28 June 2014 by the shore in Opol, Misamis Oriental. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno


US Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg with the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program scholars at the Thomas Jefferson Center, US Embassy Manila. Twenty-eight young Muslims from Mindanao spent a high… »

Boats Over Boat

Two smaller wooden boats or bangkas are transported on a large pump boat on their way to a fishing ground in the town of Del Carmen in Siargao Island, Surigao… »

Close Scrutiny

Francis Rivera, of the Safety Organization of the Philippines Inc. (SOPI), checks a flotation vest used by white water tour organizers for their clients in Cagayan de Oro on June… »

Daycare Center

Pre-school children attend a day care center without walls in hinterland Barangay Pugaan in Iligan City Friday (27 June 2014). MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera

Dried Freshwater Fish

A buyer haggles for the price of dried halu-an (mud fish) and other freshwater fish that are displayed beside the national highway in Rosario town in Agusan del Sur, on… »

Grab that Crab

A member of a local people’s organization shows off a large mud crab weighing two kilos to buyers at a crab culture and fattening facility in the town of Del… »

Last Goodbye

Fellow priests and associates sing Joey Ayala’s “Walang Hanggang Paalam” and other favorite songs of Fr. Eduardo Albiño, O’Carm, on 24 June 2014, the night before his burial. Albiño had served… »

Agus Fund Scam?

Maranaos belonging to the Bangsamoro National Movement for Peace and Development (BNMPD) stage a protest rally in Marawi City Wednesday (25 June 2014) to demand investigation of an alleged fund… »

Balanghai Remains

A visitor views parts of a balanghai displayed at the branch of the National Museum in Butuan City on Tuesday (June 24, 2014). The balanghai is a precolonial boat used… »

PNoy thanks Japan

President Benigno Simeon Aquino III thanks Japan for its assistance to the Philippines, particularly in the Bangsamoro peace process, before participants of the Consolidation for Peace for Mindanao seminar on Tuesday… »

River Guides

Supervised by the Philippine Red Cross, river guides apply cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on dummies during a first aid  training at the City Tourism Hall in Cagayan de Oro on Tuesday (24 June… »

Mobile Fish Vendor

A vendor uses a motorcycle in selling fish in Barangay Antongalon, Butuan City on 24 June 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Bangsamoro in Hiroshima

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles and government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer exchange pleasantries with Moro Islamic Liberation Front chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim and his wife,… »

Airport Repair

Workers do finishing touches on the metal frame of the roof of the passenger terminal at the airport in Butuan City. The expansion work at the terminal is scheduled to… »

Fresh Harvest

A farmer in the mountains of Barangay Tipanoy in Iligan City washes his newly harvested cucumber Sunday morning (22 June 2014) before bringing these to the market downtown. MindaNews photo… »

Jasaan Church

A rondalla band plays outside the Immaculate Conception parish church in Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental on Thursday (19 June 2014) as a team from the National Commission on Culture… »


Five parachuters from the 5th Special Forces Airborne Battalion land at the Cotabato City State Polytechnic College (CCSPC) Friday morning before the start of the grand parade for the 55th… »

Long Queue

Despite the long queue and the scorching heat of the sun, beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer program flock at an automatic teller machine in Kabacan, North Cotabato on… »

No Hander

A rider performs a “no hander” trick on his BMX in Magsaysay Park, Davao City on Wednesday (18 June 2014). Mindanews Photo by Keith Bacongco

Flooded School

Waist-deep water submerged the Pagatin Elementary School in Shariff Saydona Mustapha town in Maguindanao since last week, as shown in this file photo taken 11 June 2014. MindaNews photo by… »

New CMO Commander

Lt. Col. Jacob Thadeus Obligado (left) relinquishes his post as commander of the 10th Civil Military Operations Battalion to Col. Norman Zuniega on Tuesday (17 June 2014) at the Eastern… »

Art Talk

Visual artist Kublai Milan shares to Philippine Press Institute president Jesus Dureza and participants at the roundtable on Reporting Culture and the Arts how difficult it is in to be… »

Media’s role

Philippine Press Institute president Jesus Dureza (right) suggests to participants of a roundtable discussion on Reporting Culture and the Arts to give more space for articles and features on culture,… »

Singkil Dance

Maranao and Christian residents from the 12 barangays of the municipality of Matungao, Lanao del Norte compete in a dance competition Monday (16 June 2014) during the first ever Singkil… »


Patrick Agus (holding the camera) and relatives of Aizza Calipusan Balbin, a 26-year-old nurse from Loboc, Bohol who went missing Friday after the inflatable raft they were riding capsized along… »

Ignoring the tragedy

Rescuers watch as white water rafting outfitters continue with their business passing by the area where the ongoing search for the missing tourist is taking place in Barangay Bayanga, Cagayan… »

How She Fell

Mark Jeoffe, of the International Rafting Federation, explains on Saturday (14 June 2014) how the inflatable raft capsized after hitting a huge boulder along the Cagayan de Oro River, sending… »

Against the Odds

Rescuers try to battle the rapids of the Cagayan de Oro River on Saturday, 14 June 2014, in search of the missing tourist who fell into the murky waters after… »

Philippine Territory

In the giant cake with a Philippine map on it presented to the public as part of Cagayan de Oro City’s celebration of Philippine Independence Day on 12 June 2014,… »

Mindanawon Lead Convener

Irene Santiago of the Mindanao Commission on Women, lead convener of “#Women Seriously,” a global campaign on Women, Peace and Security, with actress and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie after… »

Freedom Riders

Horse riders carry the different flags of the Philippine Revolution during the Philippine Independence Day parade in Cagayan de Oro City on 12 June 2014. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

Fallen Skateboarder

Skateboarders comfort their colleague after he fell on pavement following a miscalculated trick on a rail in Magsaysay Park, Davao City on Wednesday, 11 June 2014. The park is a… »

Waiting in Line

A woman sleeps while others fill up their passport application forms outside the Department of Foreign Affairs office in Cagayan de Oro City, June 11, 2014. Many of them have… »

Dog’s Day Out

Children try to get their dog on board a bicycle along R.Castillo Boulevard in Davao City on Wednesday, 11 June 2014. MindaNews photo by Keith Bacongco

For Freedom

Miniature hand-drawn Philippine flags made by elementary students hang outside a school in Sitio Abyawan, Barangay Dalirig, Manolo Fortich town, Bukidnon on June 11, 2014, a day before the Philippine… »

Goal is the Goal

Members of the Columbia FC perform a warm-up exercise before their game at Tionko Field, Davao City on Sunday, 8 June. The game is part of the weekly Philippine Sports… »

Walk for Peace

Hundreds of students lead the elders — participants of the International Conference of Cotabato — to a “walk for peace” from Tanghalang Michael Clark of the Notre Dame University in Cotabato… »

Sister Act

Nuns take a “selfie” at the farewell dinner of the International Conference of Cotabato at Notre Dame University in Cotabato City on June 7, 2014. The conference theme was “Peace… »

Peace Dance

Elementary students from Notre Dame University perform a dance number at the opening of the two-day International Conference of Cotabato at Notre Dame University Gymnasium in this photo taken on… »

Mining Season

Dry season is considered as the glory days for mining companies in Surigao del Norte because they can maximize production. Photo taken Wednesday afternoon (4 June 2014) at Barangay Cagdianao,… »

Kape Maramag

A non-governmental organization sells Arabica and Excelsa coffee beans during the Mindanao Social Business Summit at the Central Mindanao University in Musuan, Maramag town in Bukidnon on Thursday, 5 June 2014.… »

Ball Game

High school students in Airport Village, Malaybalay City enjoy a game of basketball after classes on Thursday, 5 June 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Flags for Sale

A vendor sells miniature Philippine flags for P20 each near Agdao district, Davao City on Thursday, 5 June 2014 as commemoration of Independence Day approaches. Mindanews Photo by Keith Bacongco

Long Queue

Hundreds join the queue to process their papers at the Professional Regulatory Commission along R. Castillo Blvd. in Davao City on Thursday, 5 June 2014. Many of them came as… »

Bringing Smiles

Actress Marian Rivera lights up the faces of persons with disabilities housed at the SDC building of the City Social Welfare Development Office in General Santos City during her visit… »

First Day

Trisikad drivers ferry elementary pupils and parents to Matina Central Elementary School in Davao City on the first day of classes, Monday, June 2. MindaNews photo courtesy of Jesus Tinapay

Street party

Residents of GSIS Heights Subdivision in Matina celebrate the Feast of the Ascension on Sunday, June 1 with street parties such as this one in Aquarius corner Uranus St. near… »

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