New Harvest

A farmer in Linangkob, Kidapawan City hauls newly harvested rice on Monday (March 16). Kidapawan and other parts of Mindanao have been hit by a dry spell. MindaNews photo by… »

Passenger Season

Passengers at the Kidapawan City Overland Terminal rush to board a bus on Friday (2 January 2015). Buses and other forms of transportation are generally crowded right after the Christmas… »

Season of Joy

Christmas lights illuminate the capitol building of the province of North Cotabato in Amas, Kidapawan on Friday, December 12. Mindanews Photo by Keith Bacongco

Fish for Lunch

Mark Canoniyo, 9, spends the morning on Sunday (Nov. 23, 2014) fishing so he could bring home something for their lunch, in Linangkob, Kidapawan City. Mark is the eldest of… »

Veiled Summit

Clouds cover the side of Mt. Apo facing Kidapawan City as rains pour in the region on 30 June 2014. MindaNews photo by Geonarri Solmerano

Kidapawan conducts anti-dengue fogging operations in schools  

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/01 June) – Anti-dengue fogging operations have been conducted in at least five public schools here in preparation for Monday’s school opening. The health office and the city’s 911… »

Blooming Petals

Ninfa Jocanas, owner of a flower garden in Kidapawan City, tends her flowering orchids as the Month of Flower ends today, 31 May 2014. MindaNews photo by Geonarri Solmerano  

When Night Is Over

A balut and barbecue vendor pushes his stall away from a street in Kidapawan City, early morning of 13 May 2014. Stalls like this are banned during the day due… »

In the Dark

The daily four- to six-hour blackouts in Kidapawan lend the city dramatic, though unwanted, night scenes, as this photo taken on Monday, 5 May 2014, shows. MindaNews photo by Geonarrri… »

Missing Kidapawan disbursing officer dismissed from government service

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/27 April) – The disbursing officer of the Kidapawan City government who went missing in July 2012  after he allegedly embezzled P6 million intended for salaries of at… »

Kidapawan SP bars members from releasing grants

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/4 April) – Members of the Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) have agreed to waive their role of releasing funds for grants and donations to avoid graft and using such… »

Zamboanga’s new Archbishop installed on May 14; vows to attend to “bakwits”

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/24 March) – Kidapawan Bishop Romulo dela Cruz, the Archbishop-elect of Zamboanga, has vowed to attend to the needs of the ‘bakwits’ or residents displaced from their homes… »

Family Bonding

A family finds time for bonding after a long day as the father takes pictures of his kids in a Disney-themed Christmas display in front of the Kidapawan City Hall… »

Dad urges DoE to resolve Kidapawan load dispatch demand

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/05 September)—A former trial judge and now a city councilor has urged the Department of Energy (DoE) to resolve immediately the mandamus case that was referred to them… »

Kidapawan owes P8M in electricity bills

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/02 September) – The city government’s unpaid electricity bills since 2010 have reached P8 million and its offices may face disconnection from the Cotabato Electric Cooperative (Cotelco) if… »

Dengue cases in NorthCot highest in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/08 June) — The city registered the highest number of dengue cases in North Cotabato from January to May this year, a health official said. Dr. Duvia Tabugo,… »

‘Missing’ Kidapawan cashier triggers CoA probe

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/July 21) – The Commission on Audit (CoA) scrutinized yesterday the financial records left by the “missing” disbursing officer of the city government. The audit was expected to… »

Rampaging Waters

RAMPAGING WATERS. Residents retrieve whatever possessions they can find in their houses destroyed by a flood in Kidapawan City. The flood carried away three houses along Nuangan River on June… »

Residents warned vs rabies

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/12 May) – Residents here have been warned to be extra cautious in dealing with dog bites following the death last week of  a resident in Barangay Balindog… »

OctoTrek: Sembreak at 10 degrees Celsius up Mt. Apo

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/30 Sept) – While many mountaineers and nature lovers prefer to take an adventure trek up the country’s highest peak during summer, some would also dare to climb… »

Kidapwan City: Tigdas Vaccination

A child grimaces in pain as a health worker administers an anti-measles vaccine shot in Kidapawan City. MindaNews photo by Geonarri Solmerano

Anti-corruption watchdog sues Kidapawan mayor, city administrator

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/05 January) — Officers of a local anti-corruption watchdog filed on Tuesday graft charges against two highest officials of the city for their alleged failure to implement on… »

Malaybalay City gov't employees to get cash gifts of P50,000 each

MALAYBALAY CITY  (MindaNews/20 December) —  Officials and regular employees of the city government here are the envy of their counterparts in other cities in Mindanao: they will be receiving P50,000… »

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