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Marawi City during happier times

Intense fighting between government soldiers and the Maute Group has left Marawi City in ruins. Up to what extent, we do not know as...

IN PICTURES: Marawi Crisis

     

IN PICTURES: Aftermath: Butig, Lanao del Sur

Government soldiers take over the town proper of Butig, Lanao del Sur on Wednesday (December 1) after almost a week of fighting with the...

IN PICTURES | Rodrigo Roa Duterte: Through the Years

This set of photographs of seasoned photojournalist RENE B. LUMAWAG is just a fraction of his huge collection of pictures of Davao City Mayor...
GOOD HARVEST. Evelyn Lim shows her harvest of anthurium flowers which is being sold for 40 pesos per dozen at a buying station in Barangay Batasan, Makilala, North Cotabato in this photo taken on October 28, 2015.

Morning in Bloom

Located at the foothills of Mount Apo, Makilala town in North Cotabato is a known producer of tropical fruits such as durian, mangosteen, lanzones...

Through the haze

Haze from Indonesia’s forest fires has blanketed not only Indonsia, neighboring Malaysia and parts of Thailand, but also several provinces in Mindanao. On the road...

Displaced (again) in Surigao del Sur

Killings and harassment attributed to a paramilitary group forced some 3,000 individuals to flee their homes in Barangay Diatagon in Lianga, Surigao del Sur...

Valencia City Flood

People living along Panlibatuhan Creek in Valencia City in Bukidnon were caught flat-footed when the creek swelled on August 4, 2015 and flooded their...

Bridge To Peace

In between corn fields in this part of Mamasapano in Maguindanao, is a muddy river that flows from east to west. The only structure that...

Photo Essay: Cagayan de Oro’s little ‘Pacman’ wannabes

Young ‘Pacman’ wannabes, some as young as 11, undergo extensive training in Cagayan de Oro City to form part of the city’s boxing team....

Ifugao-Talaandig Wedding

Jerry Tugatog and Dalisay Saway exchange vows in traditional wedding rites on 15 May 2014 in Barangay Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon. Jerry is the son...

The men and women in Pikit gathering

They had suffered the most in times of war, fleeing to evacuation centers where they stayed for weeks, sometimes months. The town plaza in...

Celebration in Mendiola

Moro people in Manila rejoice at the signing on Thursday, 27 March 2014, of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government...

New Bataan: A year after Pablo

Typhoon Pablo did not just change the landscape in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province on December 4, 2012. It also changed the lives of...

Flashback: Typhoon Pablo’s wrath

These pictures were taken in different parts of Mindanao from December 4 until the middle of the same month last year, after typhoon Pablo...
A police officer carries a ballot box as Army soldiers watch the gates at the Panderanao Primary School in Tugaya town in Lanao del Sur on Election Day, Oct. 28, 2013. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

Barangay Elections 2013

Tamasco

A T'boli community has recently secured a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title (CADT) covering the sitios of Datal Bonlangon, Tawan Dagat, Segowit, Tuburan in...

Fr. Fausto “Pops” Tentorio,PIME

Two years ago today, Fr. Fausto "Pops" Tentorio, PIME, was gunned down inside the parish compound in Arakan, North Cotabato. His parishioners believe that...

In the margins: the Lumads of Bukidnon

Majority of the Lumads or indigenous peoples in Bukidnon continue to live in poverty and marginalization. Mining, armed conflict and the unabated expansion of...

Balay Tambalanan

Neglected by past administrations, the J.R. Borja Memorial Hospital is left rotting and dilapidated. Its hospital staff has to contend with antiquated medical equipment...

Shattered homes, shattered dreams

Before the standoff between government forces and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) under founding chair Nur Misuari began on September 9, the adjacent...
Archbishop Romulo Valles of the Archdiocese of Davao City leads churchgoers for a candle lighting for peace at San Pedro Church on October 1, 2013. Archbishop Valles was archbishop of Zamboanga City prior to his present assignment. .MindaNews photo by Toto Lozano

Candles for Peace

Davao City parishioners gather at the San Pedro Cathedral on Tuesday in a candle lighting for peace in Zamboanga City on Tuesday, October 1,...

Balas

They mine the depths of the Cagayan de Oro River for sand, and shovel it to waiting dump trucks from dawn to dusk. The...

Diyandi Festival

Iligan City opens its Diyandi Festival Sept. 20, 2013 with the Kasadya Street Dancing Contest and the “Pagpakanug” rites at the St. Michael’s Cathedral,...
At least 40,000 individuals seek refuge inside the Zamboanga City sports center as the standoff enters Day Six on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The evacuees come from nine barangays affected by clashes between government security forces and Moro National Liberation Front members loyal to Nur Misuari, the group's founding chair, since Monday. No ceasefire has been declared. MindaNews contributed photo

Bakwit in the City (Click here)

As the standoff between government soldiers and the Moro National Liberation Front in Zamboanga City rages since Sept. 9, 2013, thousands of residents left...

Zamboanga City Crisis

Government troops and members of the Moro National Liberation Front reportedly loyal to Nur Misuari continue to battle it out in the standoff in...
Kalivungan Festival

Kalivungan Festival 2013: Street Dancing

Contingents from different municipalities in North Cotabato Province compete in the street dancing showdown at the provincial capitol grounds on Sunday, September 1, 2013....

Mindanaoans’ March vs Pork Barrel

Thousands of Mindanaoans go out to the streets Monday (Aug. 26, 2013) to join the nationwide protest against the pork barrel (officially known as...

The Making of the Cagayan de Oro Giants

Workers prepare giant puppets in time for for the Higalaay Festival during the celebration of the Feast of St. Augustine, patron saint of Cagayan...

Slideshow: Razed

At least 250 houses were razed by fire at a coastal village in KM 11, Sasa, Davao City on Thursday, 22 August 2013. The...

Davao City: Flooded

Some 30,000 residents in 12 of Davao City's 182 barangays fled their homes late Saturday night and Sunday morning when the Davao River overflowed....

Changing Lives and Landscapes

Almost a year after Typhoon Sendong ( Washi) struck the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan in the northern part of Mindanao on...

Typhoon Pablo Aftermath: Baganga

Typhoon Pablo almost wiped out the entire town of Baganga in Davao Oriental when it made landfall on December 4, 2012. As of 5 a.m....

Pablo Aftermath: Compostela Valley

Typhoon Pablo devastated several municipalities of Compostela Valley on Tuesday, leaving 316 persons killed and 462 others missing as of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 9 December...

Slideshow: Cybercrime Law Protest

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PHOTOS: Iligan City Fiesta

  Devotees of St. Michael the Archangel join the procession during celebration of Iligan City's fiesta 29 September 2012. MindaNews photos by Bobby Timonera

Slideshow: Kasadya Festival

Street dancers give their all during Iligan's Kasadya Street Dancing Festival 27 September 2012. As part of the Diyandi Festival, this street dancing contest...

PHOTOS: Postcards from Bankerohan

POSTCARDS FROM BANKEROHAN. A photo exhibition that features the Bankerohan market in Davao City. The exhibit runs from September 23-29 at the ground floor...

ARMM Registration

Sendong Aftermath: Cagayan de Oro and Iligan

  NDRMMC Casualties Update as of 6a.m. of December 20, 2011: Cagayan de Oro City:  579 Iligan: 279 Bukidnon: 47 Download NDRMMC Situation Report

Reinstallation of agrarian reform beneficiaries

  On December 2, 2011, 237 farmer beneficiaries of the Ocaya Ranch in Barangay Kuya, Maramag, Bukidnon finally claimed the 48-hectare land awarded to them...

Kadayawan Festival 2011

Kadayawan, touted as the "King of Festivals" in the country, is an annual thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest and a celebration of a rich...

Honey Bee Farming in Iligan City

The Congregation of the Holy Spirit (also referred to as the Spiritans), which is helping a poor community in Pindugangan, Tipanoy, Iligan City with...

Curse of child labor

The curse of child labor is present in the chromite mines of in Barangay Diegas, Basilisa in Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte. Everyday, under-aged...

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