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MILF rebels demand return of handgun seized by police in Maguindanao

PARANG, Maguindanao (MindaNews/24 April) – About 50 guerrillas of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) led by Datu Solaiman Dimatuntay arrived at the local police station...

Tagum farmers seek Duterte’s help in land row vs Lapanday

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) – Members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Inc. (MARBAI) in Brgy. Madaum, Tagum City are planning to travel to Manila...

Davao Region consumed less rice, more corn in 2015-16 — survey

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) – Per capita rice consumption in Davao Region decreased by 10.77 percent while that for corn increased by 47.43 percent based on...

Abu Sayyaf kills Tausug soldier 3 days after abducting him

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 April)  -- The governor of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) minced no words in condemning the Abu...

Rebels attack soldiers in Aliwagwag Falls; 1 soldier injured, 2 rebels slain

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 April) -- Around 40 suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) attacked a group of soldiers deployed at...

Agrarian reform beneficiaries to seek Duterte’s intervention as “last resort”  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 April) --  After failing to serve the Department of Agrarian Reform’s “writ of installation” twice last week, farmer-members of...

 Mt. Minandar: from waves to summit

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 22 April) --  Maguindanao never fails to amaze us. With new natural attractions discovered and explored every now and...

DOST 11 to install 30 warning posts in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 April) -- At least 30 early warning posts will be installed in the Davao Region this year to raise...

6 dead, 3 hurt as truck rams into 4 motorbikes in Makilala

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 22 April) -- A wayward truck loaded with cases of softdrinks rammed into four motorcycles along a dangerous curve in...

Misuari’s temporary liberty ends April 27; MNLF working on extension

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 April) --  The six-month temporary liberty granted  by the court  to Nur Misuari, founding chair of the Moro National...

Duterte, de Lima in Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 April) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte and his arch critic detained Senator Leila de Lima landed on Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People in the...

Co-ops push for more renewable energy sources in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 April) – Mindanao should tap more renewable energy sources like hydropower plants, a group of cooperatives said amid the increasing number...

Former mayor, vice mayor hurt in Maguindanao grenade attack

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/21 April) -- A former town mayor, his vice mayor-son, and six other persons were wounded when a grenade exploded on their vehicle as...

DAR chief’s writ favoring farmers over Lapanday ‘within just grounds’ — lawmaker

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 April) – Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael Mariano’s writ of installation allowing the displaced farmers to reclaim the contested 145-hectare...

DSWD eyes more socioeconomic projects under 4Ps in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 April) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is working on the rollout of more community-based socioeconomic projects...

Koronadal holds 1st Motorcycle Festival

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/21 Aril) -- The city government is all set for its week-long 1st Motorcycle Festival that will open on Saturday, April 22. City Mayor Peter Miguel...

Abu Sayyaf abducts Tausug soldier

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 April)  -- A Tausug soldier was abducted by suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf at the height of the...

Tagum AR beneficiaries to be installed with or without police assistance

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 April) – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) will proceed with the installation Friday of farmers belonging to the Madaum Agrarian Reform...

Bill making GenSan a separate congressional district pushed

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 April) -- Officials here are pushing for the passage by the House Representatives next month of a bill that seeks the creation...

DSWD seeks better implementation of 4Ps

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 April) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is studying several measures to strengthen the implementation in Region 12 and...

Pinoy Aquaman swims from Dumaguete to Siquijor

SAN JUAN, Siquijor (MindaNews/20 April) -- Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine did another first in his Dumaguete City to Siquijor...

GenSan summer youth festival to draw 5,000 participants

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 April) -- It’s all systems go for the city’s annual summer youth festival that is expected to draw around 5,000...

Duterte offers 1M each to get Abu Sayyaf “dead or alive;” mulls arming of...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 April) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced he would give a million peso reward each for the capture "dead or...

Duterte declines UP honorary degree “as a matter of personal and official policy”

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 19 April) -- President Rodrigo Duterte has declined, "as a matter of personal and official policy," the offer of an...

3 of 36 big-ticket infra under Duterte’s “Build, Build, Build” are in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 April) -- Three of the 36 big-ticket infrastructure projects of the Duterte administration's "Build, Build, Build" program are in...

Wao and Kalilangan towns placed under state of calamity

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 19 April) --  Wao in Lanao del Sur and Kalilangan town in Bukidnon have been placed under a state of calamity...

NPA frees 2 Army soldiers in Davao Sur

MATANAO, Davao del Sur (MindaNews/19 April) -- Two non-commissioned officers of the Philippine Army regained their freedom on Wednesday, after almost three months of...

Co-ops seek Duterte’s help in their plan to engage in power generation

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 April) – A group of cooperatives in Mindanao appealed to President Rodrigo R. Duterte to support their plan to construct a...

Duterte wins Time 100 reader poll

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte beat the other influential leaders of the world after he garnered 5 percent...

Missing CCTV footages baffle police, family of slain Cotabato doc

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – The family of the ophthalmologist shot inside his clinic here shortly before noon today and the police...

Davao City mulls ecotourism and cultural plan for Mt. Talomo

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – City Mayor Sara Duterte said they are mulling over a comprehensive ecotourism and cultural plan for Mt....

Pinoy Aquaman to swim from Dumaguete to Siquijor

DUMAGUETE CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – Triathlete and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will endure a record-setting 22-kilometer open water swim across...

Davao City to designate jeepney, bus stops to address congestion

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – The Davao City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) is mulling a new traffic scheme to give...

OWWA 11 ready to support repatriated OFWs from Saudi

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) 11 said it is ready to receive Dabawenyos who were among...

7 wounded in 2 explosions in Tacurong City

UPDATED TACURONG CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – Seven people, mostly policemen and soldiers, were wounded in two separate explosions in a gasoline station here...

Informal GRP-NDFP bilateral meeting set on April 20

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – An informal bilateral meeting will be held on April 20 in Manila to assist Reciprocal Working Committees...

644,000 coconut trees to be felled in Basilan, Zambo due to pest

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – The coconut scale insect (CSI), known to farmers as “cocolisap,” which affected farmers in the Calabarzon Region,...

Military says Pinoy captive beheaded by Abu was ill

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) -- A Filipino captain of a fishing boat who was abducted somewhere in the Celebes Sea on December...

Defense Sec calls CPP “fake org” after CPP says AFP dished out “fake news”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 April) -- The word war between Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has continued even...

In Wao, moms rush to rescue “angel” kids as tremors disrupt Easter Sunday ritual

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 April) -- A magnitude 4.3 and 5.2 tremor three minutes apart before 5 a.m. disrupted, although briefly, an Easter...

Hinuklog: Lenten tradition lives on in Medina town  

MEDINA, MIsamis Oriental (MindaNews/15 April) -- Every Holy Week, everyone in this town from public officials, workers, professionals to student, don their costumes and...

Wao parish priest appeals for tents, water for quake-affected residents

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 April) -- "Oh my God, another aftershock and it's raining cats and dogs, even inside the parish church is soaked,...

LPA spotted east of Hinatuan

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 April) -- A low pressure area was spotted 575 km east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 4...

State of calamity mulled due to two-day tremors

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/ 13 April) -- The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) of Wao, Lanao del Sur has passed a resolution...

EastMinCom on heightened alert status to deter Abu, prevent NPA

DAVAO CITY – The Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMincom) has placed all its units on heightened alert status two days after an armed encounter between...

Residents in quake-affected areas spend night on roadside, school grounds

WAO, Lanao del Sur (MindaNews / 13 April) -- Anyone passing by Serran Elementary School here late Wednesday afternoon could not have missed the sight...

A primer on the 12 April Magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Lanao del Sur

Issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology on 12 April 2017 What is happening in Lanao del Sur? At 5:21 AM on 12 April...

Tremor damages infra, cuts off power and water

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 12 April) – The magnitude 6.0 quake that jolted Mindanao early Wednesday morning left damages to infrastructure in the municipalities...

Environment group to climbers: help restore Mt. Apo

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 April) – Environmental group Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) appealed to climbers to commit to help restore the Mt. Apo...

Mexico keen on investing in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 April) – With a growing interest from potential investors, Mexican Ambassador Julio Camarena Villaseñor said companies from his country...

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