Last Days of Summer

Tourists enjoy the turquoise-colored waters of Sugba Lagoon in Del Carmen, Siargao Island on Tuesday (7 June 2016) as the summer ends and the rainy season begins. This quite place… »

Crystal Clear

Children take turns jumping into the crystal clear waters of Enchanted River in the municipality of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur Friday (20 May 2016). MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera

Shallow Waters

A boatman negotiates the shallow waters off Barangay Talisay in the municipality of Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur during low tide on Friday (20 May 2016) to ferry picnickers into… »

River transport

A farmer crosses Demoloc river on his horse as children swim to beat the summer heat in  Barangay Demoloc, Malita in Davao Occidental province. MindaNews photo TOTO LOZANO

PRISAA-Davao to hold intensive sports dev’t program this summer

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 Jan) – The Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) in the Davao Region will hold an intensive sports development program this summer that seeks to develop… »

Abaga Falls

Boys enjoy playing in the waters at the foot of Abaga Falls in Sitio Dodiongan, Barangay Bonbonon in Iligan City Sunday (31 May 2015). MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera

Mixed Martial Arts

With nothing much to do during the summer vacation, children do mixed martial arts routine in Kidapawan City on Wednesday (29 April 2015). Program instructor Ritches Solano said the program’s… »

Summer Means ‘Tuli’

Young boys take a peep at their peers who undergo “tuli” or circumcision in Barangay Bao, Alamada, North Cotabato on Friday, April 24. The circumcision took place during the dental… »


Nangliki na gyud ang basakan daplin sa kadalanan Nag-yellow na pud ang kabugangan ning-suurender na ang kamaisan salamat na lang na-ani na ang ubang kahumayan Ang kainit daw din maantoy… »

Beat the Heat

A singkamas (yam bean) vendor from Nuangan, Kidapawan City prepares her merchandise for display at the public market Thursday (5 March 2015). The sweet singkamas, which is composed of almost 90… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Camiguin Dreaming

Human na man lang ang summer wa pa ko kaadto sa Camiguin Gimingaw na ko sa White Island perfect didto mag-swimming wa’y makalupig sa view didto background nimo ang volcano… »

Buko Juice

Drinking buko juice remains one of the Filipinos’ favorite way of beating the summer heat, as this photo taken in Malaybalay City on Saturday (May 24, 2014) shows. MindaNews photo… »

Cagayan Sunset

The setting sun of summer provides a picturesque view of the Cagayan de Oro River, 12 May 2014. MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas

Award-winning novelist to hold writing workshop in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 14 May) – Two-time National Commission for Culture and the Arts Writers’ Prize winner Telesforo Sungkit Jr. from the Higaonons of Malitbog, Bukidnon will hold an… »


Ka suwerti sa akong amiga aircon ang opisina ang tricycle driver intawon sa kalsada ang singot tona-tonada paskang inita! ang kalibutan daw nagbaga Kung molakaw ka sa udto siguradong ikaw… »

Climbing Kids

Children in the hinterlands of Pugaan, Iligan City climb up a tree on Saturday (19 April 2014) to harvest ripe mangoes. MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera

TINGOG SA SUBA: Summer na ba?

Kanus-a man gyud ang summer? Daghan jud na-bother Semana Santa na man pero nganong ting-ulan pa man? pirme man lang nag-lpa di ganahan ini mga npa nindot unta mag-lakwatsha mag-pahangin-hangin… »

GenSan residents warned on grass fires

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 April) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) cautioned residents against the possible occurrence of more grass fires and other related incidents in the… »

Grass fires from warm weather, cigarette butts alarm GenSan officials

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 2 April) – Environment personnel here have expressed alarm over the rising incidence of grass fires caused by the warm weather during the summer and sparked… »

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… »

All for One

Young boys carry one of their friends to force him to swim with them at the Agusan River in Butuan City, Tuesday afternoon, March 4, 2014. MindaNews photo by Erwin… »

Summer Treat

A street vendor prepares ice shavings which he later sells as “leche con yelo” at Roxas Avenue in Davao City on March 4, 2014. The summer heat makes “leche con… »

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