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Naawan parish priest: “I never felt my life was in danger”  

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 23 August) -- “I never felt my life was in danger when I was with him,” Naawan parish priest...

Rising rabies deaths: South Cotabato wants more bite centers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/23 August) -- Health authorities in South Cotabato are pushing for the establishment before yearend of six more Department of Health (DOH)-accredited Animal...

GenSan eyes regulating tricycles to solve traffic woes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/23 August) -- City officials are pushing for the passage by next month of a proposed comprehensive ordinance that would regulate and manage...

Ex-Marawi mayor subject to arrest again due to “vehement objections” from AFP, PNP, local...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 August) -- Cleared on August 16, subject to arrest again effective August 22. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, acting as martial...

Back to school: students return to MSU main campus in Marawi

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 August) -- A firefight in a neighboring town delayed by a few hours the welcome ceremonies Tuesday, August 22,...

Symposium on ASEAN socio-cultural relations slated in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 August) – Strategies that will enhance understanding of the socio-cultural relations among the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be tackled in...

OFW from war-torn Syria gets aid from DOLE

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/22 August) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 has provided livelihood assistance to a distressed Overseas...

Quarantine checkpoints proposed to prevent bird flu entry in NortCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/21 August) – A member of the provincial board in North Cotabato has pushed for the setting up of animal quarantine checkpoints in at least seven...

Pharma firm’s floral float wins Pamulak sa Kadayawan

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 August) -- The floral float of a pharmaceutical firm was adjudged champion of the Pamulak sa Kadayawan during the...

Mayor Sara: ML has no negative effects on Kadayawan

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 August) -- Amid the threat of terrorism in Mindanao,  Mayor Sara Duterte said martial law had "no negative effects”...

Ex-mayor of Marawi removed from list of persons to be arrested for rebellion

UPDATED 3 p.m.20 Aug DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 Aug) -- A former mayor of Marawi City has been removed from the list of persons...

Draft BBL in Congress; awaits authors for filing

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 August) -- The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) finally reached Congress last week, a month after it was submitted...

Climate change seen as threat to shrimp production

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) – Unpredictable weather patterns attributed to climate change threaten shrimp production, a co-owner of the largest homegrown shrimp grower in Davao...

Danish investor to build 12-MW renewable energy plant in Bukidnon

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) – A Hong Kong-based Danish investor is eyeing to pour in some P400 million for the construction of a 12-megawatt renewable...

16 die from rabies in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 August) -- Health authorities in South Cotabato province alerted residents anew over the rising cases of rabies infection that already resulted to...

Bad weather bars ‘Pinoy Aquaman’ from crossing English Channel

LONDON, United Kingdom (MindaNews/18 August) -- For the second time around, environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will return to the Philippines empty-handed this weekend after...

33,575 kids in Sarangani to get immunization

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 August) – Health personnel in Sarangani Province are targeting to immunize some 33,575 learners this year under the government’s school-based immunization program. Ma....

Wounded NPA rebel yields after a month

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 August) -- A wounded New People’s Army (NPA) rebel has surrendered to government troops in Sarangani Province after reportedly being abandoned by...

At last, draft BBL transmitted to Senate, but no certificate of urgency

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 August) -- The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte...

Ombudsman orders dismissal of wanted narc Maguindanao mayor for ‘serious dishonesty’ over SALN

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Aug) – The missing mayor of the municipality of Talitay in Maguindanao, who has been in hiding after President...

BIMP-EAGA artists to gather in GenSan for festival

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 Aug) – Hundreds of artists and cultural performers from the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)...

Davao poultry growers to Mindanao consumers: No need to panic

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Aug) – Amid the outbreak of the H5 strain of avian influenza in San Luis, Pampanga in Central Luzon, a...

Police seizes illegal drugs in DSWD employee’s house in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 Aug) – Police operatives seized suspected illegal drugs and more than P5 million in cash and jewelries in a...

Armed men abduct police intel officer in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – Unidentified armed men abducted on Wednesday a member of an intelligence police unit assigned in Makilala town in...

NorthCot residents worried over series of shooting incidents

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – Residents in North Cotabato have expressed fears after a series of shooting incidents rocked the province since...

P75M halal lab to open in Koronadal next year

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 is pushing for the operationalization by...

Chicken shipment from Luzon intercepted in CDO amid avian flu ban

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – Quarantine officials on Tuesday intercepted at the port here a 21-ton shipment of dressed chicken...

P200,000 reward up for killer of Koronadal barangay captain

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes is pushing for a P200,000 reward for the arrest of suspects...

Koronadal allocates P21M for traffic lights

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – The city government has allocated some P21 million for the installation of traffic lights and improvement of...

DA 11 prepares for arrival of migratory birds from bird flu-stricken countries

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Aug) – The Department of Agriculture in Region 11 (DA 11) said it has prepared for the possible entry...

Delay in passage of BBL expected as draft Bangsamoro law has yet to reach...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 August) -- Delay in the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is to be expected as the draft law,...

Aside from security, MSU Marawi students face rising prices of food, transport, dorm

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 14 August) -- Given the still ongoing war between government forces and the Maute Group in the downtown area, students...

Ex-lawmaker optimistic on GRP-NDF peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 August) – Hopes for peace remain alive because President Rodrigo R. Duterte is “not the type of a person who immediately closes his...

House committee eyes P6.58B for initial phase of Mindanao railway

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 August) – The committee on appropriations in the House of Representatives has earmarked an initial amount of P6.58 billion to start the...

Region 12 braces for bird flu

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/14 August) -- Veterinary quarantine personnel have sealed off the seaports, airports and transport terminals here and in parts of Region...

Only 8 barangays in South Cotabato not drug-free — PDEA

GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Only eight of South Cotabato province’s 199 barangays have remained affected by the illegal drug problem as the government’s anti-drug...

2 motorists in road accident yield unlicensed guns

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/14 August) – Two unlicensed firearms were recovered from two motorists who were involved in a vehicular accident along Barangay Kalaisan here on Sunday,...

Pinoy Aquaman’s English Channel swim stopped due to weather changes

DOVER, United Kingdom (MindaNews / 13 August) -- Environmental lawyer and endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine was pulled out of the waters early...

Abella: draft BBL on the way to Congress; ex-Pres. Arroyo files Bangsamoro bill

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 12 August) -- The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) may finally be on its way to Congress by Monday, August...

Maasim barangay chair among four nabbed in anti-illegal drugs raid

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 12 August) -- Joint operatives recovered around P525,000 worth of suspected metamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu, several high-powered firearms, ammunition...

MSU main campus in Marawi prepares for Aug. 22 opening

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 11 August) -- Amid the sound -- and sight -- of air strikes against the Maute Group and its allies...

Pinoy Aquaman to swim English Channel on Sunday

DOVER, United Kingdom (MindaNews/11 August) -- Environmental lawyer and endurance swimmer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine will test his swimming prowess when he attempts to cross the English...

NoKor missile threat: DOLE says it is ready to evacuate OFWs in Guam

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it is ready to evacuate over 100,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in...

Labor dep’t opens one-stop shop for OFWs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 11 opened on Friday its One Stop Shop Service Center for OFWs (OSSCO)...

This souvenir shop in Marawi is open but where are the customers?

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 11 August) -- Samsoden Calauto has been selling Maranaw traditional crafts in his store between the Lancaf Mosque and the...

Barangay official in drug list killed in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/11 August) – A barangay official in Makilala, North Cotabato suspected of involvement in illegal drug trade was shot dead around 3:00 a.m....

4 NPA rebs bound for Davao City to attend rally nabbed, firearms found in...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Aug) – Four suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA), including a minor, who the military claimed were...

Kidapawan to relaunch task group to make city ‘hardened target’

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 10 Aug) – To make the city a “hardened target” for criminals and other lawless elements, the local government is set...

Online real estate marketplace offers help to Davao brokers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Aug) – The Philippines’s largest real estate online marketplace, Lamudi, has offered help to Davao City-based licensed brokers by...

Japanese investors explore opportunities in Davao’s agri sector

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 August) – A group of Japanese businessmen came to Davao City Wednesday to explore investment opportunities in the city’s thriving agriculture sector. Davao...

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