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US hands 2 Cessna planes to PAF

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – The US government has donated two new Cessna 208B aircraft worth P1.67 billion to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) to enhance...

GenSan extends aid to evacuees from Marawi City

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 July) -- The city government has assisted some 3,813 displaced persons from conflict-torn Marawi City who have temporarily settled in...

‘Safety nets’ sought for workers who will be displaced by drive vs contractualization

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 July) -- South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes urged the national government to set more “safety nets” for workers who might...

Town in Sarangani declared ‘drug-cleared’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 July) -- Authorities have declared the entire municipality of Alabel, Sarangani Province’s capital, as “dug-cleared.” Gil Cesario Castro, Philippine Drug Enforcement...

Davao region now the country’s cacao and chocolate capital

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – Supplying at least 81 percent of the country’s total cacao production and home to world-class dark chocolates, Davao Region...

Start of classes in MSU’s main campus in Marawi will depend on military’s OK

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) -- Enrolment for the first semester of schoolyear 2017-2018 at the Mindanao State University (MSU) main campus in...

Martial law declaration arbitrary — Ka Satur

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/27 July) -- President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to declare martial law in Mindanao with the avowed goal to contain terrorism in the...

‘Our human rights are violated’

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/27 July) -- A Maranao woman leader on Thursday maintained that human rights violations have been committed in the course of the...

Motorbike stolen in Laguna recovered in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/27 July) – Operatives of the Highway Patrol Group (HPG) in North Cotabato recovered on Wednesday a stolen motorcycle abandoned in a...

“Lumad schools have permits, Mr. President,” Lumad groups say

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) -- President Rodrigo Duterte's warning to  Lumads (Indigenous Peoples) to leave their hinterland schools because he will order...

More renewable energy sources for Mindanao pushed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – The National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) said it wants more green energy firms to invest in Mindanao...

Mayor Sara gets backing in terminating P40-billion coastline dev’t project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – Various groups have thrown support behind the decision of City Mayor Sara Duterte to terminate the joint...

DOST’s hybrid train coming to GenSan in September

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – The city government is preparing for the deployment here later next month of the Department of...

Koronadal targets October completion of delayed P150M transport terminal project

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – The city government of Koronadal is targeting the full completion by October of its P150-million modern...

GenSan steps up security due to NPA sightings in outskirts

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – Army and police units here have stepped up their security operations due to sightings of suspected...

Pinoy Aquaman to leave for UK to prepare for English Channel swim

MANILA (MindaNews / 26 July) – Endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine is ready to set a record by crossing the 21-mile (33.8km) English...

Environmentalists welcome Duterte’s warning vs abusive miners

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – Environmentalists here welcome President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s stern warning against abusive mining companies and supported his call...

Cleared structures in Marawi still unsafe

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – Buildings and houses in this city which have been cleared of Maute gunmen are still unsafe as...

Thousands join Dapitan’s Kinabayo merrymaking

DAPITAN CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – This city brimmed with colors and sounds Tuesday as it culminated its weeklong Kinabayo Festival 2017. Known as...

Davao business registrations double despite martial law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – Business registrations in Davao City have grown more than double in the second quarter of 2017 despite...

LTO enforcer questions Kidapawan vice mayor’s ‘meddling’

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – An operative of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Region 12 has questioned the authority of the vice...

P3 billion released to ‘poorest of the poor’ in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – The national government has released around P3 billion in cash grants since last year to “poorest...

Wildlife sanctuary status eyed for Sarangani forest where eagle was rescued

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – The provincial government of Sarangani is pushing for the declaration as a wildlife sanctuary of a...

Duterte’s SONA makes no call on immediate passage of Bangsamoro law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) --  Peace groups and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) expected President Rodrigo Duterte to call on Congress to immediately...

Send us home, Marawi evacuees ask Duterte

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/24 July) -- Desperate for relief assistance after two months in evacuation centers here, throngs of evacuees from besieged Marawi City now want to go back to...

Gov’t forces call on Maute to surrender

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/24 July) -- Calls for the ISIS-inspired Maute Gropu to surrender echoed in this city’s conflict zone on Monday. “Surrender now! The government knows...

4 sites in Region 12 eyed for USAID-funded project

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 July) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 12 has identified four critical landscapes and seascapes in the...

DOST-12 readies for invention tilt

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 July) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 has started its preparations for the regional inventions showcase and...

The Mindanao Vote on extending martial law: 54 yes, 3 no, 7 absent

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 July)  --  How did Mindanao's 64 representatives in the House of Representatives and three in the Senate vote on...

Nene Pimentel: Martial law is “unconventional way of developing the whole of Mindanao”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) --  Martial law Duterte style is an "unconventional way of developing the whole of Mindanao," former Senate President...

Only 3 Mindanao Reps voted “No” to extension of martial law in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) -- By a vote of 261-18, with only three Mindanawon Representatives voting "No," the joint session of the...

Disbanding private armies in ARMM crucial to normalization

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 July) -- It will be difficult to convince the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to decommission their weapons if government fails...

Duterte to hold dialogue with pro and anti-mining advocates

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) --  President Rodrigo Duterte will call to a dialogue supporters and anti-mining advocates to discuss destructive operations of...

Air Asia to make Davao City hub for int’l flights in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) -- Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia plans to make Davao City as a hub for international flights in Mindanao,...

Duterte on peace talks with NDF: “no more talk, let us fight”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) -- President Rodrigo Duterte announced Friday he is abandoning the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of...

Martial law extension is for rehabilitation; to prepare for retaliation – Duterte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) -- A day before Congress' joint session to tackle the proposed extension of martial law over Mindanao's 27...

Duterte on Marawi:  even if it takes a year …

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) -- "The fight in Marawi will soon be over," President Rodrigo Duterte, Commander in Chief of the Armed...

Duterte tells Marawi troops he had to declare martial law or face impeachment

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) -- President Rodrigo Duterte finally made it to Marawi on Thursday, Day 59 of the Marawi Crisis and...

‘Relief ops must not be used for evangelization’

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/21 July) -- Leaders of various faiths in Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur cautioned Christian groups assisting Marawi evacuees against using relief...

Davao mayor to pursue localized talks with Reds

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will pursue a localized peace negotiation with communist rebels even if the peace talks between government...

Religious leaders, civil society vow to continue interfaith dialogue between Christians, Muslims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) -- Efforts to foster interfaith dialogue will continue despite attempts by “militants to drive a wedge among our respective religions...

FDA certification needed for distribution of contraceptives under TRO — Popcom

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – The Food and Drug Administration needs to come out with a review on Implanon, a type of sub-dermal implant contraceptive,...

Backchannel talks with NDF delayed anew after NPA attack in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 20 July 20) – The attacks the communist guerillas launched in North Cotabato and other parts of Mindanao were among...

Body of suspected NPA involved in PSG ambush found in NorthCot town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 20 July) – Army soldiers pursuing a group of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels found a cadaver which the military claims...

Nur’s MNLF will no longer submit proposed ARMM amendatory law; will push for federalism...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 July) -- The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) under founding chair Nur Misuari will no longer submit its proposed...

Cafgu killed, 5 presidential guards hurt in ambush

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 July) – A government militiaman was killed and five members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) were wounded in an ambush...

Duterte to certify draft BBL as urgent

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte will certify the new draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella...

Duterte’s martial law: from 60 days to 222 days

UPDATED DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 July) -- From a period of 60 days, President Rodrigo Duterte now wants martial law over Mindanao's 27 provinces...

Duterte: “There shall be a Bangsamoro country”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 July) -- "Within the context of the Republic of the Philippines, there shall be a Bangsamoro country," President Rodrigo...

Pinoy Aquaman makes splash anew in Cebu-Bohol swim

CABILAO ISLAND, Loon, Bohol (MindaNews / 17 July) – In preparation for his biggest swim in the English Channel next month, endurance swimmer and...

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