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Marawi Youth Trilogy: The Displaced Youth, the Young Soldier, and the Christian Researcher

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 19 Oct) – “We do not want to return home just yet because there is nothing there to go back...

2 from MSU System among top 10 in 2017 Chemist Licensure Exam

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/18 October) -- Two examinees from the Mindanao State University System are among the top 10 passers of the Chemist Licensure Exam...

Military to Marawi bakwits: “Please be patient”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 October) -- The spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) urged Marawi residents displaced by the nearly...

Dialogue mechanism between military/police and Muslim religious leaders proposed

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 18 October) --  At the press conference announcing the death of the Marawi Siege leaders Isnilon Hapilon of the Abu...

Duterte declares Marawi “liberated from terrorist influence”

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/17 October) -- "Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from terrorist influence that marks the beginning of rehabilitation," President Rodrigo...

Mindano biz leaders glad over “liberation” of Marawi

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 October) – Business leaders in Mindanao were all praises after President Rodrigo R. Duterte declared on Tuesday the “liberation” of Marawi City from the hands...

Banana exporters want militiamen deployed in plantations soon

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 October) – A group of banana exporters here appealed to expedite the deployment of Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu) members...

Malacañang suspends classes anew; transport group not against modernization plan but …

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Oct) -- Malacañang suspended anew classes in all levels and government work nationwide on Tuesday, October 17, second day...

One bullet for Maute, three for Hapilon  

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/16 October) -- A sniper headshot killed Omar Maute, one of the leaders of the ISIS-inspired Maute terror group who led a...

Hapilon, Maute killed on Day 147 of Marawi Crisis

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 16 October)  --  Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and Maute Group leader Omar Maute were killed during a military operation...

17 more hostages rescued; AFP verifying reports Isnilon, Omar killed

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 16 October) -- Seventeen more hostages of the Maute Group, including a five-year old boy, were rescued early Monday, Col....

2 soldiers, 1 alleged rebel wounded in encounter

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/16 October) – Two Army soldiers and one alleged New People’s Army rebel were wounded in an encounter Saturday in Makilala, North Cotabato, 1Lt. Silver...

Oct. 15 target unmet; fighting continues in Marawi

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 15 Oct) -- Government troops suffered more casualties as they attempted to meet the October 15 target to defeat the...

Malacanang suspends classes, gov’t work nationwide due to transport strike  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Oct) -- Executive secretary Salvador Medialdea on Sunday announced the suspension of classes in all levels and government work...

3 Mndanawon LGUs win Galing Pook Awards

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 15 October) -- Three of the 10 winners in the prestigious Galing Pook Awards 2017 are local government units from Mindanao:...

Buyag Bandayan Danwata: Tagakolu weaver, teacher, SUN awardee

MALITA, Davao Occidental (MindaNews / 15 October) -- Seventy-nine year old Buyag Bandayan Danwata, a Tagakolu weaver and teacher from Kalatagan, Datu Dawata, Malita...

“Peace in Our Hearts” coloring book for displaced Marawi kids now available

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 Oct) -- The Ateneo de Davao University's Center of Psychological Extension and Research Services (ADDU COPERS) has released an age-appropriate, culturally...

8 of 17 Marawi hostage survivors reunited with families

DAVAO  CITY (MindaNews / 13 October) --  Of the 17 hostages of the Maute Group who were rescued by government forces early morning of...

Sara Duterte to Sen. Trillanes: you’re lying

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 October) – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV lied when he claimed that he had no previous knowledge of the allegations hurled against President Rodrigo...

Duterte “resurrects” Salamat Hashim; warns “fighting everywhere in Mindanao” if…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 October) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday erroneously "resurrected" Salamat Hashim, founding chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front...

Marawi ‘bakwits’ told they’d transfer to Sagonsongan soon but where are the houses?  

SAGONSONGAN, Marawi City (MindaNews / 12 October) -- "Come back here on Tuesday," the Korean contractor told MindaNews Friday afternoon, exuding with confidence that...

French chocolate firm eyes Davao cacao beans

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Oct) – French company Valrhona Chocolates has signified interest to import 25 metric tons, or 25,000 kilos, of roasted...

Loaning out Philippine eagles abroad mulled to protect endangered bird from extinction

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) executive director Dennis Salvador said they plan to loan out Philippine eagles abroad...

Congress to probe impact of fisheries laws in Caraga

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – The continued decline of fish catch volume that has greatly affected the fisherfolk in Caraga and the...

Cases filed against zoning ordinance violators in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – Cases have been filed against two property owners, including an owner of a residential house in Shrine...

24 bodies found in Marawi

UPDATED STORY ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – The military said they recovered 24 decomposing bodies in Marawi City on Tuesday inside a building...

Kidapawan mayor orders BRIA Homes to stop pre-selling units

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – Mayor Joseph Evangelista has ordered the management of BRIA Homes to comply with basic requirements before their agents...

NPA burns agri company’s farming equipment in Bukidnon

UPDATED 14 Oct ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 11 Oct) – The New People’s Army burned several heavy equipment and confiscated 21 high powered firearms from...

From Maute to military/police custody: hostage survivors await reunion with families

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 10 October) --  Seventeen hostages of the Maute Group were reported rescued by the military at around 2 a.m. Wednesday,...

Davao’s Shrine Hills “a tragedy waiting to happen”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/10 October) – The Shrine Hills has remained a “tragedy waiting to happen", an official of an environment group said Tuesday after the upper portion of...

Top aide of Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist killed in Marawi — AFP

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/10 October)-- The military on Monday said its troops have killed the top lieutenant of Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist who was fighting alongside the ISIS-inspired militants in...

4 chocolate brands from Mindanao to be featured in festivals abroad

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 October) – Four artisan chocolate brands produced in Mindanao will be showcased in international festivals this year in Paris, France and Seattle in the US,...

Marawi siege: death, destruction, deadlines

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/09 October) -- Military operations against the ISIS-inspired militants in this besieged city have resulted not just in hundreds of casualties and...

Suspected rebels kill farmer in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/09 October) – Suspected New People’s Army rebels killed a farmer in Magpet, North Cotabato whom they tagged as an informant of the 39th...

Maute Group still holding “between 40 to 60” hostages

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 08 October) -- The military has received new information that the IS-inspired Maute gunmen are holding more hostages than previously...

Envi group pushes for permeable pavement system

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 October) -- Environmental group Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) is pushing for a permeable paving system in parking areas, gardens,...

5-B unused Yolanda fund to be realigned for Marawi rehab

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 07 October) A national government fund intended for the rehabilitation of areas affected by the November 2013 super typhoon “Yolanda"...

MindaNews editor wins Iligan promotional video contest

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 October) – MindaNews editor Bobby Timonera won the grand prize in a filmmaking contest featuring promotional videos of his...

Surigao dock workers end strike

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/06 October) -- Dock workers at Surigao City base port ended on Friday their strike after their employer ended its contract on the same day with the Philippine Ports Authority-Surigao. Members...

Davao’s Diversion Road closed due to landslide

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 October) – The ground cracks on the upper portion of the Shrine Hills, Matina had widened from one foot to one meter after...

40 bodies buried in Marawi, mostly of ISIS-Maute fighters

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 5 Oct) – Authorities buried 40 bodies of mostly ISIS-Maute fighters who were killed in four months of fighting here. Col....

Business as usual for mining firms in Caraga

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Oct) – It’s been business as usual for all mining companies in the Caraga Region. This after all of them...

Women, children pushed into prostitution due to lack of better opportunities in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Oct) – Failure to address lack of better economic opportunities has brought up the number of women and children...

Volunteers help clean Marawi

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 4 Oct) – Hundreds of volunteers turned up on Wednesday to clean Barangay Matampay of debris, ISIS graffiti, and filth...

17 Marawi hostages rescued

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 4 Oct) – The Philippine military rescued at least 17 hostages, including five female teachers of Dansalan College, after an...

Group says martial law ‘toothless’ as kidnappings, drugs, terrorism continue in Sulu

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Oct) – The civil society organization Save Sulu Movement said the declaration of martial law in Mindanao has been...

3 Mindanawons top Mech Eng licensure exam; Xavier U summa is number 1

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 October) -- Three Mindanawons topped the Mechanical Engineering Licensure Examination (MELE) with this year's Summa Cum Laude graduate of...

Rehab of Agus, Pulangi hydropower plants a go with or without privatization

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 October) – The rehabilitation of the Agus and Pulangi hydropower complexes will push through with or without privatization, Energy Undersecretary Felix William B....

PDP’s draft federal Constitution submitted; is EO on Consultative Committee scrapped?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 October) --  Is Executive Order No. 10 on the creation of a 25-member Consultative Committee (ConCom) that would study...

Student communicators urged to verify “news” shared on social media

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/02 October) -- Consumers of news and information should verify and fact-check what’s being spread on social media to avoid becoming victims of...

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