Maguindanao mayor yields to PNP-ARMM, denies he is a drug lord

Maguindanao mayor yields to PNP-ARMM, denies he is a drug lord

PARANG, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 4 Aug) – To clear his name and prove he was not in any way engaged in illegal drug activities, a mayor in Maguindanao voluntarily “surrendered” to ...

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South Upi mayor survives slay try

South Upi mayor survives slay try

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) – The mayor of South Upi in Maguindanao survived an attempted slay try late Thursday afternoon by still unidentified armed men who fired a rock ...

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Moreno sworn in but Ombudsman suspends him and two others in new case

Moreno sworn in but Ombudsman suspends him and two others in new case

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 1 July) – Mayor Oscar Moreno was sworn into office Friday morning after winning the May elections, besting two tough political rivals for his seco ...

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Former Agusan mayor faces trial over fertilizer fund scam

Former Agusan mayor faces trial over fertilizer fund scam

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 July) – Former Mayor Percianita Racho of Buenavista, Agusan del Norte is facing trial before the Sandiganbayan for violation of the Government Procurem ...

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Reinstated as Mayor

Reinstated as Mayor

Dismissed Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno leaves his office at the City Hall to hear Mass along with his supporters after the DILG reinstated him Wednesday (18 Nov 2015). MindaN ...

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DILG reinstalls Moreno

DILG reinstalls Moreno

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Nov) – The Department of Interior and Local Government on Wednesday reinstated dismissed Mayor Oscar Moreno pending the resolution of his admin ...

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Human Rights Watch: execution of Loreto mayor and son ‘just plain murder’

Human Rights Watch: execution of Loreto mayor and son ‘just plain murder’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 October) – The killing of the mayor of Loreto town in Agusan del Sur and his son by the New People’s Army (NPA) on October 19 is “just plain murder” and t ...

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Honors

Honors

Police officers serve as pallbearers during burial ceremonies for slain Mayor Dario Otaza of Loreto, Agusan del Sur Wednesday morning (28 Oct. 2015) in Butuan City. Otaza and his ...

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Slain Agusan Sur mayor, son laid to rest

Slain Agusan Sur mayor, son laid to rest

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews / 28 Oct) – Amid cries of justice, family members, friends and supporters buried Mayor Dario Otaza here Wednesday morning. The late mayor of Loreto town in ...

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Duterte has no running mate yet in Davao local polls

Duterte has no running mate yet in Davao local polls

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Oct) – Just a few hours after two of his officials filed on his behalf his certificate of candidacy (COC) for reelection, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Du ...

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Rufus to run for Cagayan de Oro mayor

Rufus to run for Cagayan de Oro mayor

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Sept) – Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District) is running for mayor of this city in the May 2016 elections. “Cagayan de Oro will ha ...

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NPA denies killing Laak mayor

NPA denies killing Laak mayor

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 29 May) -- The New People's Army Southern Mindanao Regional Operations Command denied it had anything to do with Wednesday’s ambush-slay of Mayor Reynaldo N ...

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Empty Shells

Empty Shells

Kids show some of the empty shells they found at the site where Laak, Compostela Valley Mayor Reynaldo Navarro was ambushed in Barangay Sagayan, Asuncion town in Davao del Norte W ...

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Ambush

Ambush

Mayor Reynaldo Navarro of Laak, Compostela Valley, was killed in an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen along the highway in Asuncion, Davao del Norte. Photo courtesy of the Compos ...

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Laak, ComVal mayor killed in ambush

Laak, ComVal mayor killed in ambush

ASUNCION, Davao del Norte (MindaNews/ 28 May) – Mayor Reynaldo Navarro of Laak town in Compostela Valley province was killed in an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen along a highw ...

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Sarangani town police chief relieved over mayor’s ambush

Sarangani town police chief relieved over mayor’s ambush

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 March) – The Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 has relieved the chief of police of the coastal municipality of Maitum in Sarangani Province in the ...

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Task force formed to hasten probe of Sarangani mayor ambush

Task force formed to hasten probe of Sarangani mayor ambush

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 3 March) – The Police Regional Office 12 has created a special task force to lead the investigation into the ambush on Friday night that led to th ...

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