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SSI to resume operations in 60 days

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Jan) – The president of Information Communications Technology (ICT) Council in Davao said Survey Sampling International (SSI) plans to...

Arrested NorthCot farmers accuse military, police of frame-up

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 10 Jan) – Two farmers belonging to a militant group accused the military and police of planting evidence to justify their...

GenSan city gov’t targets P2 billion in revenues

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 Jan) – The city government is targeting to generate around P2 billion in revenues this year to fund...

B’laan leader is GenSan’s new representative to Sanggunian

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 Jan) – A prominent B’laan tribal leader formally assumed on Tuesday as the city’s new Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory...

Japanese chocolate maker eyes investing in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 January) – A high-end Japanese chocolate company has signified interest in putting up a chocolate manufacturing facility in the...

Coal tax under TRAIN will mean higher electricity costs, group warns

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 9 January) – The coal tax included in the administration’s tax reform program will drive electricity rates up, the Advocates...

Arrested farmers accuse military, police of frame-up

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 9 January) – Two farmers belonging to a militant group accused the military and police of planting evidence to justify...

NPA launches 5 attacks in DavOr

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Jan) –The New People’s Army (NPA) had claimed launching five attacks against government forces in Davao Oriental from December...

3 die, 8 hurt when Multicab falls off ravine in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 8 Jan) – Three people died while eight others were injured when a passenger Multicab vehicle fell into a ravine at...

New DCCCII president remains bullish on Davao City 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 January) -- The newly elected president of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) is optimistic...

Military to warring clans in Lanao Sur: “we will strictly implement total gun ban”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 January) -- The military has warned warring clans in the province of Lanao del Sur "not to pursue their...

Hope flows: safe water in Sulu’s Panglima Estino

PANGLIMA ESTINO, Sulu (MindaNews / 07 January) -- Sulu has the most breathtakingly lovely sunsets. It still has lush forests, unspoilt beaches and fertile...

Ex-PSG member slain in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 6 January) – A former member of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) was shot to death by a still unidentified...

Remaining body inside NCCC Mall Davao found

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Jan) – Authorities recovered the remains of Alexandra Moreno on Thursday, the last of the 38 missing workers, 12...

Vice Mayor Duterte’s resignation accepted

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Jan) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has accepted on Friday the resignation of his son, Davao City Vice Mayor...

Duterte fires MARINA chief over excessive foreign trips

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Jan) – Presidential spokesperson Harry S. Roque said President Rodrigo R. Duterte has fired Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) administrator...

Murder suspect in NorthCot nabbed

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 5 Jan) – Authorities nabbed on Thursday a murder suspect who hid for a decade after he allegedly killed a relative...

Bukidnon urged to go organic to sustain agri resources

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 4 Jan) – Bukidnon going organic to sustain its agriculture resources was among the key insights shared by leaders from...

5 farmers drown in Surigao Sur

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 January) – Five beachgoers were killed in a drowning incident in Lianga town in Surigao del Sur on Wednesday...

Conmen using officials’ names to get mobile phone loads

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 January) -- Officials in Tandag City in Surigao del Sur have warned residents of conmen who are using their...

SouthCot’s Lake Holon closed to visitors for 70 days

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 January) -- The famed crater-lake Holon in T’boli town in South Cotabato will be closed anew to visitors...

GenSan targets P90-M collection from business permits

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 January) -- The city government is targeting to generate around P90 million in business taxes in the annual...

300 Indonesians living in Balut Island ‘no longer’ stateless

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Jan) – Some 300 Indonesians living in Balut Island, Davao Occidental for several decades are no longer "stateless" after...

Retrieval ops still on for Alexandra Moreno inside NCCC Mall

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Jan) – Retrieval operation workers will search the first two floors of the gutted four-story NCCC Mall Davao after...

GenSan streamlines business permits processing to 2 hours

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 3 Jan) – The city government has unveiled an enhanced Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) that would allow...

Task force: NCCC Mall, SSI failed to comply with safety requirements

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 January) – NCCC Mall Davao and its tenant Survey Sampling International (SSI) failed to comply with fire safety requirements,...

Indonesian foreign minister to grace launch of Islamic education cooperation program in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 January) – Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi will visit Davao City on Wednesday to launch the Islamic education...

Wife of abducted police officer in NorthCot dies

KIDAPAWAN CITY  (MindaNews / 2 January) – The cancer-stricken wife of the deputy chief of police in President Roxas town in North Cotabato abducted...

‘Agaton’ approaching Palawan; to exit PH by Thursday

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 2 January) -- Tropical Depression “Agaton” was traversing Sulu and heading toward Palawan with its center estimated at 170 km...

‘Agaton’ makes landfall over Dinagat-Siargao; over southern Negros Oriental as of 8 a.m.

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 January) -- Tropical depression 'Agaton' made landfall over Dinagat-Siargao islands in Mindanao before 1 a.m. on Tuesday and was...

Cop killed, 7 others injured in roadside blast in Maguindanao

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao  (MindaNews / 01 January) -- A police officer was killed while five others were injured when a bomb exploded as the...

421 Teduray families displaced by BIFF attacks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) - A total of 421 families of Indigenous Peoples in Maguindanao  -- Tedurays, Lambiangans and Dulangan Manobos --...

Surigaonons greet New Year with flash floods 

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) -- The New Year revelry here was cut short as rains brought about by a low pressure area...

Storm signal 1 raised over 16 Mindanao provinces, 23 cities as ‘Agaton’ nears landfall

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) -- Sixteen of 27 Mindanao provinces and 23 of its 33 cities have been placed under storm signal...

‘Agaton’ landfall over Caraga expected Monday night or Tuesday morn

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) --  The possible development of the low pressure area into tropical depression 'Agaton' is expected before it makes...

The Manila Dream: what opportunities await Marawi ‘bakwits’ in Metro Manila?

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) -- In a small rented room in Al Saalam Compound in Quezon City, Zorayda Samporna and her husband...

“There’s a fire here … no matter what happens, Ma, I love you”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) -- “Mang, nay sunog dire. Mang, nay sunog dire. Mang, kung ano matabo, mang, palangga ko kamo  (Ma,...

UPDATED: Storm signal 1 raised over 16 Mindanao provinces, 23 cities as ‘Agaton’ nears...

UPDATED as of 8:45 pm. 01 Jan 2018 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) -- Sixteen of 27 Mindanao provinces and 23 of its 33...

Approaching LPA to affect Caraga, Northern Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 January) -- A Low Pressure Area (LPA) that may turn into a tropical depression has been estimated at 545...

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts a portion of Mindanao an hour before New Year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNewws / 01 January 2018) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck parts of South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat at around 10:53 p.m....

Vinta aftermath: 214 dead, 101 missing in 2 Lanaos and Zambo Norte

DAVAO  CITY (MindaNews / 27 December) --  At least 214 persons were killed mostly due to flash floods while 101 remain missing in the...

30% of Marawi’s ‘Ground Zero’ cleared of UXOs and IEDs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 December) -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has cleared 30% of Marawi’s former main battle area (MBA)...

LPA spotted east of Surigao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 December) -- A low pressure area (LPA) that may develop into tropical depression 'Agaton,' has been spotted 850 kilometers...

LPA approaching Eastern Mindanao; may develop into TD ‘Agaton’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 December) -- A low pressure area (LPA) is approaching Eastern Mindanao and may develop into tropical depression 'Agaton,' the...

Church group welcomes filing of charges vs soldiers, paramilitary in murder of  Italian priest

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 Dec) -- The Promotion of Church People's Response (PCPR) has called on government to immediately prosecute the soldiers and...

ARMM prepares for New Year weather disturbance  

COTABATO CITY(MindaNews/ 30 December)--- The Autonomous Region in  Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) disaster management team has stepped up its disaster risk mitigation and preparations amid...

Marawi would have been pilot area for ARMM’s top 2017 investor

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) -- Marawi City would have been the pilot area for a three billion peso telecommunications project in the...

Mayor Sara pulls out city gov’t from NCCC Mall fire investigation

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she has inhibited the City Government from participating in the investigation...

Mayor Sara backs complaint of husband, brother against Sen. Trillanes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – City Mayor Sara Duterte has supported the complaints filed by her husband, lawyer Manases Carpio, and brother...

Chinese reps to visit Davao to extend help to families affected by flood, fire

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – Representatives from the People’s Republic of China will visit this city after the New Year celebration to...

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