Mayor Sara issues second warning to those using her name to solicit money

Mayor Sara issues second warning to those using her name to solicit money

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 Sept) – Mayor Sara Duterte has issued a second warning against individuals using her name to solicit money. The mayor on Friday afternoon issued an adviso ...

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Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts Davao City, neighboring areas

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts Davao City, neighboring areas

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 Sept) – Parents embraced their terrified children in an urban poor village here when a magnitude 6.5 quake struck this city and neighboring areas at 6:53 ...

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SC rules on DDS case: PNP can search quarry for bodies

SC rules on DDS case: PNP can search quarry for bodies

By Malou Mangahas Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism TWO YEARS AGO, the existence of the "Davao Death Squad" or DDS was enrolled and confirmed in the dockets of the Su ...

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MY, MY MARAWI: Walk the talk, interfaith dialogue

MY, MY MARAWI: Walk the talk, interfaith dialogue

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/23 Sept) -- Davao was full of visitors attending various government events such as Sulong Pilipinas where mayors from all over Mindanao and Visayas attended ...

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BOC-Davao nets P1 billion in August

BOC-Davao nets P1 billion in August

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Sep) – The revenue collections of the Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Davao reached P1.017 billion last month, which is higher by 8.6 percent than its target of ...

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Man charged for bomb joke

Man charged for bomb joke

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Sep) – A man is now facing charges before the City Prosecutor’s Office here for a bomb joke at an establishment in Calinan District last September 6. In ...

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Charges filed against 9 Davao bombing suspects

Charges filed against 9 Davao bombing suspects

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – Police authorities filed multiple murder charges against nine suspects – three of them women – in the Roxas Night Market blast last September 2 b ...

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Death toll in Davao night market blast now 15; pregnant victim dies in hospital

Death toll in Davao night market blast now 15; pregnant victim dies in hospital

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Sept) – The death toll from the September 2 bombing at the Roxas night market has risen to 15 as the pregnant victim who lapsed into coma shortly after ...

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Tight security imposed in Davao schools due to bomb rumors

Tight security imposed in Davao schools due to bomb rumors

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 Sept) – Tight security measures have been put in place in the wake of bombing rumors that forced the suspension of classes in six public schools in Davao ...

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Eid’l Adha

Eid’l Adha

Hundreds of  Muslims join the congregational prayer in celebration of Eid'l Adh at the football field in Davao City on Monday, 12 September 2016. Mindanews Photo ...

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3 arrested in Davao for bomb jokes

3 arrested in Davao for bomb jokes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Sep) – Police arrested three persons here for telling bomb jokes last week, a few days after the explosion occurred at the night market along Roxas Aven ...

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Cash reward for Davao bombing suspects raised from P2M to P3M

Cash reward for Davao bombing suspects raised from P2M to P3M

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Sep) – The cash reward for suspects in the Roxas Night Market bombing that killed 14 people and injured 70 others has been raised from P2 million to P3 m ...

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Davao blast ‘the price we need to pay’ in Duterte’s war vs crime and drugs – traders

Davao blast ‘the price we need to pay’ in Duterte’s war vs crime and drugs – traders

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Sep) – Mindanao Business Council (MBC) president Vicente Lao said the Roxas Night Market blast was “the price we need to pay” while President Rodrigo R. ...

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TF Davao commander replaced after night market explosion

TF Davao commander replaced after night market explosion

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – Col. Erwin Bernard Neri, the chief of staff at the Eastern Mindanao Command, will take over the post Col. Henry Robinson as commander of Task Forc ...

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Davao City gov’t releases P4.5M as aid to blast victims

Davao City gov’t releases P4.5M as aid to blast victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – A total of P4.5-million worth of cash assistance was distributed to the families of the victims of the September 2 explosion at the night market a ...

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Narco-politicians could be behind Friday blast at Roxas night market – PDEA

Narco-politicians could be behind Friday blast at Roxas night market – PDEA

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – The Friday explosion at the Roxas Night Market that left 14 dead and 70 injured might be perpetrated by politicians publicly named by President Ro ...

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USEP campuses in Davao City get bomb threats

USEP campuses in Davao City get bomb threats

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 Sept) – Students of University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP) went home Tuesday after classes were suspended due to bomb threats at its main campus in ...

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GenSan city council supports declaration of state of lawless violence

GenSan city council supports declaration of state of lawless violence

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 Sept.) -- Calling it a necessary move, the city council here declared its full support on Tuesday to the declaration of state of lawlessness by P ...

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COMMENTARY:  Don’t let terrorism win

COMMENTARY:  Don’t let terrorism win

DAVAO  CITY (MindaNews/05 Sept) -- If the explosion on Roxas Avenue on Friday were indeed an act of terrorism -- and we are waiting if the results of a thorough investigation woul ...

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Duterte hours before the blast: “many people will kill .. but Davao is safe”

Duterte hours before the blast: “many people will kill .. but Davao is safe”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/05 Sept) –  Barely five hours before the blast at the night market along Roxas Avenue on Friday, President Rodrigo Duterte, the city’s mayor for 22 years, to ...

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Davao rules

Davao rules

Dragon boat paddlers dig their oars deep into the waters of Sarangani Bay during the Dragon Boat Race held at Queen Tuna Park on  Sunday, September 4. Team Hiraya Minokawa from Da ...

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Heal our Land

Heal our Land

Dabawenyos , including this child brought by her parents, continued to  offer candles and flowers at Ground Zero of the Roxas night market in Davao City on Sunday, two days after ...

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Police eyeing 3 persons of interest behind Davao blast

Police eyeing 3 persons of interest behind Davao blast

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 Sept) -- Police authorities here said they have three persons of interest – a male and two females - who might be behind the explosion Friday at the night ...

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Security check

Security check

Members of Task Force Davao further tightened their security in checkpoints like this in Barangay Lasang, Davao City. Security checks are done on all incoming and outgoing vehicle ...

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Dabawenyos hold memorial mass for blast victims

Dabawenyos hold memorial mass for blast victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 Sept.) – Several residents joined a memorial mass Saturday for the victims of the bombing late night on Friday that killed 14 people and wounded 71 others ...

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Police in Region 12 placed on full alert

Police in Region 12 placed on full alert

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/03 Sept.) -- The Police Regional Office (PRO)-12 has placed all its units under full alert following the bomb attack in Davao City late Friday night ...

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5 fatalities in Davao blast from South Cotabato

5 fatalities in Davao blast from South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/03 Sept.) – Five of the 14 fatalities in the bomb attack at a night market in Davao City on Friday night were from South Cotabato province. Four of ...

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GenSan mayor calls for vigilance vs violence

GenSan mayor calls for vigilance vs violence

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/03 Sept.) -- City Mayor Ronnel Rivera has called the bomb attack in Davao City on Friday night that left 14 people dead and 71 others wounded a “sen ...

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LATE BLOOMS: Grief – 2 September 2016, Davao Night Market

LATE BLOOMS: Grief – 2 September 2016, Davao Night Market

Innocent blood spilled, lives violently felled, fragile bodies maimed and mangled. We are appalled, we are in disbelief, our hearts weep, our souls grieve. How could anyone callin ...

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Duterte at blast site

Duterte at blast site

President Rodrigo Duterte visits the blast site along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on Saturday dawn (Sept. 3, 2016). The blast late night on Friday (Sept. 2, 2016) left 14 people de ...

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One blast, 13 killed

One blast, 13 killed

In the aftermath of the explosion at the night market along Roxas Avenue nearly 10 p.m. Friday, 2 Sept. 2016:  Ten dead. Three more expired at the hospital as of 2 a.m. Saturday. ...

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Davao City needs two new sanitary landfills

Davao City needs two new sanitary landfills

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 Sept) -- The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) is scouting for two new areas in the city – one in the north and the other in the south ...

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Happy Place

Happy Place

Irene Santiago and Mohagher Iqbal, chairs of the peace implementing panels of the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front, enjoy the evening skyline from the viewdeck of Sant ...

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Selfie with Digong

Selfie with Digong

SELFIE WITH DIGONG.  Tourists and residents who happened to be in Magsaysay Park in Davao City in the wee hours Thursday (25 August 2016) for a durian treat got themselves yet ano ...

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A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Davao down memory lane

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Davao down memory lane

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 August) -- I stood at the corner of Claro Recto (formerly Claveria) and Palma Gil Streets as I watched the 12 entries of the Kadayawan Indak-Indak passed ...

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First Prize

First Prize

Kisan Lu Lands’ float bagged the first prize at the Pamulak sa Kadayawan on Sunday, 21 August 2016 in Davao City. The floral float parade is among the highlights of the 31st Kaday ...

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Never forget

Never forget

Konsensya Dabaw says bury Marcos in his hometown in Batac not in the Heroes’ Cemetery as it reminds the public on the sidelines of the Kadayawan’s floral float parade on Sunday, 2 ...

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STATEMENT: Ferdinand E. Marcos and the Lumad and Moro of Mindanao

STATEMENT: Ferdinand E. Marcos and the Lumad and Moro of Mindanao

Ferdinand E. Marcos, who was President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986, did a lot of injustice to the indigenous peoples/Lumad and Moro of Mindanao. Encroachment into the lan ...

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Champion

Champion

The contingent from Kiamba in Sarangani province is this year's champion in the Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan, a street dancing competition during the 31st Kadayawan Festival on Saturd ...

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Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan

Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan

Students from Parang, Maguindanao perform during the street dancing competition in Davao City on Saturday, 20 August 2016. Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan is among the highlights of the ...

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Agro Trade Fair

Agro Trade Fair

A worker of Sul Orchid waters orchids for sale at the annual Agro Trade Fair at SM Car Park, Davao City on Friday, 19 August 2016. The annual Kadayawan fair ends on August 31. Min ...

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Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio pregnant with triplets

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio pregnant with triplets

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 August) – Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is expecting triplets. In her message read by City Information Office chief Jefry ...

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Children’s Park

Children’s Park

Children interact with birds inside the People’s Park in Davao City on Thursday, August 18, 2016. The park is one the tourist destinations in the city which is celebrating the ann ...

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Davao City plans to reopen night market

Davao City plans to reopen night market

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 August) – The city government might reopen on Wednesday night the popular Roxas night market if the vendors promised not to break the rules and comply wit ...

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President and a patient

President and a patient

President Rodrigo Duterte talks to a patient inside the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City on the wee hours of Friday morning (August 5, 2016). Duterte visited Seni ...

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Mayor Sara orders closure of Roxas night market

Mayor Sara orders closure of Roxas night market

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – Mayor Sara Duterte has ordered Wednesday to close the three-year-old street night market along Roxas Avenue, affecting some 700 food, accessories, ...

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Group helping cacao farmers to expand services to Luzon, Visayas

Group helping cacao farmers to expand services to Luzon, Visayas

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 July) – A group helping local cacao farmers will be re-launched on August 1 to cover other farmers across the country. The Cacao Industry Development Asso ...

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PAGDARO SA KALINAW: The Dark Knight Rises – Batman Duterte and Robin “Bato” Probinsyano Save The Day

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: The Dark Knight Rises – Batman Duterte and Robin “Bato” Probinsyano Save The Day

[A previous version of this article first appeared as “Bayanihan Justice (Part 2): Bangon! Killing kids (and adults) in Davao didn't stop crime” in Jeremy Simons Pagdaro sa Kalina ...

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SoKor investor eyes PPP for Davao project

SoKor investor eyes PPP for Davao project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – A South Korean investor is set to meet with City Mayor Sara Duterte for the proposed Davao Riverside Boulevard project that will be enrolled under ...

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Smart to activate more LTE cellsites

Smart to activate more LTE cellsites

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) – Expect faster and stronger internet speed next week as Smart Communications announced Tuesday that it will activate more long-term evolution (LT ...

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