Holding On

A cowboy refuses to let go of a calf even as he is being dragged by the animal during the carambola of the Kaamulan rodeo competition in Malaybalay City on… »

Running on Mud

An athlete runs on what looks more like a rice field than a race track at the grandstand in Malaybalay City during the intramural of the Bukidnon State University on… »

Multiple Chores

A Matigsalug mother from Baganihan, Davao City and her child take a rest from selling native bracelets outside a stall at the Kaamulan display site in Malaybalay City on Saturday,… »

Playing Zuma

A pet vendor hangs an African bull snake on his neck while attending to customers at the Kaamulan display site in Malaybalay City on Monday, August 11. MindaNews photo by… »

Going for Goal

Players race for the ball in their practice game at the capitol grounds in Malaybalay City on Sunday, August 3. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Look, Master

It’s no dog day for this dog in this scene during the fun run on Saturday (August 2) in Malaybalay City, one of the activities for the centennial celebration of… »

Malaybalay City okays P409-M loan for road project

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 June) — The city council approved earlier this month to apply for a P409-million from the Land Bank of the Philippines to complete the concreting and widening… »

Cutting Edge

For P30, one can have his saw or machete sharpened at this shop near the public market in Malaybalay City. Photo taken on June 1, 2014. MindaNews photo by H.… »

End of May

Santacruzan participants brave the late afternoon rain in Malaybalay City as they go around the city for a procession marking the end of May, the month devoted by Catholics for… »

Pure Faith

Young children spend the whole morning on Monday (26 May) for the Flores de Mayo activity at the Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Airport Village, Malaybalay City. MindaNews photo… »

Songs of Faith

Children practice singing religious songs inside the Catholic church in Impalambong, Malaybalay City on Thursday, 22 May 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Officials fear new Malaybalay road could stunt city’s growth

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 May) – City officials expressed apprehensions a 20-kilometer bypass road being constructed to divert traffic from downtown Malaybalay would diminish growth in the area, vice mayor Roland… »

Brigada Eskwela

A soldier takes time out from camp duties to join the Brigada Eskwela at Bukidnon National High School in Malaybalay City, 19 May 2014. in Brigada Eskwela aims to prepare… »

Disaster preparedness focus of Brigada Eskwela

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/19 May) — Brigada Eskwela opened Monday with a directive for public schools to implement innovative measures to make local campuses or school communities resilient and ready… »

Icons

A vendor in Malaybalay City makes use of the Feast of San Isidro Labrador on Thursday (May 15, 201 4) to sell religious icons in front of the cathedral named… »

Too Little Water

Sawaga River, Malaybalay City’s main source of potable water, has almost dried up in this photo taken on 10 May 2014. Sawaga is a tributary of Pulangi River, where the… »

Sign of the Times

A girl lights up her home with a kerosene lamp on Friday, 9 May 2014, in Malaybalay City. The scheduled power outage stretched to 10 hours (8a.m.-6p.m.) instead of nine… »

Joy of Sharing

Two children take turns sipping buko juice at the public market in Malaybalay City on Friday, 9 May 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Please Teach Me How

A young boy tries to learn some tricks in playing soccer from an older friend at the capitol grounds in Malaybalay City on Friday (May 2, 2014). MindaNews photo by… »

Cool and Clean

These locals try to beat the summer heat with a trek to a woody site in Pal-ing, Malaybalay City on Wednesday, 23 April 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C.… »

For Weary Souls

The chapel inside the Teresian Carmelite Monastery in Pal-ing in Malaybalay City offers an excellent place for meditation and prayer. Located some 400 meters from the national highway and surrounded… »

Nail Care

A woman tries to earn some money doing manicure at the public market in Malaybalay City on Saturday, 19 April 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Blind Musician

A visually impaired man plays his guitar along the main road in Malaybalay City Thursday (3 April 2014) for passersby who may be kind enough to give some money for… »

Summer’s Here

A girl takes a call while sweeping the ripened leaves that fell on the basketball court at the Rizal Park in Malaybalay City on Tuesday, 25 March 2014. MindaNews photo… »

Soon They Shall Fall

The sight of two golden shower trees festooned with yellow leaves provides a stark contrast to the overcast skies above Malaybalay City in this photo taken on Wednesday afternoon, 19… »

Collision

A traffic enforcer stays under the rain to direct vehicles away from a multicab and a motorcycle that collide along Fortich Street in Malaybalay City on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.… »

Blocked

With his right hand injured, a defender from Davao Optima parleys an attack by University of Mindanao with his left hand in their game during the second day of the… »

Cramps

A player of Cor Jesu College of Digos City falls on the court after getting a cramp that cost her team a point in this bit of volleyball action on… »

King of Soles

A shoe vendor watches the growing afternoon traffic in Malaybalay City while waiting for customers, March 14, 2014. MindaNews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

Malaybalay villagers surrender 3 owlets to DENR

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 March) – Three owlets rescued from a grassland fire on Monday in a village here have been turned over to the local office of the Department of… »

The Voice

Arts curriculum students of Bukidnon National High School in Malaybalay City perform a musical number Thursday (27 February 2014) in celebration of the National Arts Month. MindaNews photo by Alexandria… »

Heavy rains force suspension of classes in Malaybalay, Ozamiz

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 January) – Two cities in Region 10 suspended classes from the pre-school to high school Tuesday due to heavy rains brought by a Low Pressure Area over… »

Malaybalay wants sacked police chief retained

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 January) – The Malaybalay City council passed a resolution last week urging the Philippine National Police to retain former city police chief Supt. Oscar Jacildo, who was… »

Malaybalay wants ECC process to start at local gov’t

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 Dec.) – Companies should comply with requirements set by local government units, including social acceptability, before they may be granted environmental compliance certificates (ECC) by the Department… »

Brother-in-law of Mayor Zubiri’s foe loses Malaybalay ABC seat

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/09 Dec.) – He vowed to observe “critical collaboration” and take an independent stance vis-à-vis the city government. In the end, Sinanglanan barangay chair Medardo Estaniel lost his… »

Malaybalay City wants clearer ECC terms for agri firms

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 Nov.) — The city council is eyeing an ordinance that will make it easier to monitor the adherence of agricultural companies to the terms of the environmental… »

Fair weather in GenSan; sporadic rains in Malaybalay

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/08 November) — The weather condition here and in neighboring areas has remained fair and is seen normalize within the next two days despite the ongoing onslaught… »

Disorder, money rule village polls, says advocacy group

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 October) – Disorder and money politics marked the conduct of the barangay elections on Monday and on events that happened during the campaign, an advocacy group said.… »

Comelec says polls in Bukidnon ‘generally peaceful’; political supporter ambushed

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 October) – The conduct of Monday’s barangay elections in Bukidnon was “generally peaceful” based on the reports from the election officers of the province’s 20 towns and… »

Floods displace 360 families in 2 Malaybalay villages

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/07 Oct.) – At least 360 families or over 500 individuals evacuated after floods hit the adjoining barangays of Aglayan and Cabangahan on Saturday afternoon, the City Social… »

Malaybalay seeks 6 clusters, 9 zones in proposed new 10-year land use plan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 September) – A city of six clusters and nine zones. These are the main features of the proposed 2012-2022 Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) presented during the… »

Malaybalay’s proposed new land use plan draws mixed reactions

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/27 September)—Mixed reactions greeted the proposed revisions to this city’s 2012-2022 Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP). The City Council’s Committee on Human Settlement, Zoning and Land Use conducted… »

Malaybalay to receive flood alert gear from DOST

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 May) — The city is going to receive early warning devices for its flood-prone barangays from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), an official at the… »

Investor finds rural village in Malaybalay ideal for subdivision

KALASUNGAY, Malaybalay City (MindaNews/28 September) – If there’s one thing that has attracted a real estate investor to this barangay, it’s the cool weather and quiet surroundings. Alfredo Layos, owner… »

Pretty Huts

PRETTY HUTS. A passerby admires a bamboo hut displayed for sale along the Sayre Highway in Barangay San Jose in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. Huts like this one can easily fetch… »

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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