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Suspect in 1992 slay of Iligan barangay captain and daughter nabbed in Bukidnon

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 18 Sept) – A suspect in the killing of a barangay captain here and his three-year old daughter in 1992...

Up to 11 hours of power outage in Surigao on Sunday

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 September) –  Eleven towns and Surigao City in Surigao del Norte and five towns in Surigao del Sur will...

2022 budgets for state universities in Mindanao reduced

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 17 September) – Except for one campus, the allocations for all state universities in Mindanao have been reduced based on...

Caraga Region logs 39 cases of COVID-19 variants of concern

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 17 September) – Caraga Region has recorded 39 cases of COVID-19 variants of concern based on samples sent...

Pandemic smacks motorcab drivers in Dipolog

FACES AND VOICES OF COVID-19 By Rey J. Garcia for MindaNews DIPOLOG CITY (MindaNews / 17 Sep) – Around 4:30 in the early morning, Thaddeus Benson...

Sen. Gatchalian, VP hopeful, visits vax hub in Davao with Mayor Sara

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 September) – Mayor Sara Duterte visited “Bakuna By the Sea” at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao on Friday with Senator...

Cats reigning over empty Xavier U campus during pandemic get neutered

FACES AND VOICES OF COVID-19 CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Sep) – Xavier University, this city’s most prominent educational institution which has a...

Mayor Sara releases order on mandatory vax of City Hall workers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Sep) – Mayor Sara Duterte has issued an order enforcing “mandatory vaccination” of all workers of the city government...

2011 to 2016 killings in Davao City among those to be probed by International...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 September) – The Pre-Trial Chamber 1 of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday granted the Prosecutor’s request to begin...

Human rights lawyer in SouthCot gunned down in front of his residence

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) --  The vice chair of the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao (UPLM) was gunned down  in front...

Bangsamoro transition extension bill passed on 3rd reading; next hurdle: bicam conference

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Sept) –  By a vote of 187 -0-0 , the House of Representatives on Wednesday passed on third and...

Michael Yang’s no show at Senate probe: medical certificate issued in Davao City’s outskirts

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 Sept) --  Businessman Michael Yang, President Rodrigo Duterte’s friend and former economic adviser, was a no-show at the Senate Blue...

SC Associate Justice Japar Dimaampao: second Moro named to high court

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) --  From Associate Justice in the Court of Appeals in the past 17 years, Japar Babay Dimaampao of...

25 villages in Agusan Sur under lockdown due to rising COVID cases

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 15 September) – At least 25 villages in four towns and the lone city of this province...

Davao okays ‘home isolation’ as surge in COVID cases overwhelms hospitals

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) – With local hospitals overwhelmed by a surge in COVID-19 cases amid the threat from the more contagious...

La Niña may occur in last quarter of 2021 – Pagasa

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 15 September) – Expect more rainfall in the months ahead. La Niña, or the cooling phase of the El Niño Southern...

House OKs bill extending Bangsamoro transition period until 2025 but differs with Senate on...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sept) – Voting viva voce, the House of Representatives passed on second reading Monday night House Bill 10121 extending...

Surigao Sur LGU officials insist they don’t have local Delta variant case yet

BAROBO, Surigao del Sur (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – It’s still not a local case despite the Department of Health-Caraga Region’s pronouncements early last...

Overwhelmed SPMC to open extension isolation facility for COVID-19 patients

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – Amid the influx of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients seeking hospital care from Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC),...

Opposition vs housing project near Magdiwata watershed in Agusan Sur heightens

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – Opposition to the four-hectare housing development project of a sloping land inside the one-kilometer...

More of captured NPA rebels in Bukidnon found positive of COVID-19

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – RT-PCR swabs and antigen tests conducted on the 11 New People’s Army rebels captured by...

P23-M oxygen plant to rise in Davao City to plug shortage

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 September) – The City Government of Davao has set aside P23 million to establish an oxygen plant here amid...

In 2 days, 3 family members succumb to COVID-19 in Agusan Sur

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 13 September) --- Three members of a family, who were all unvaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019...

Bukidnon RHUs urged to provide telemedicine services for constituents

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 13 September) – Even with the increasing cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections in Bukidnon, not a single rural...

Environment group dismayed by motorists’ lack of respect for bike lanes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Sept) --  The environmental group Interface Development Intervention for Sustainability (IDIS) is dismayed by motorists’ lack of respect for...

Riders risk catching COVID-19 so people will be safe in their homes

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 11 Sept) – In this pandemic, when one says he follows the stay-at-home advice to the letter and does everything...

Election fever intensifies in Lanao del Sur;  vote-buying, Maute group being monitored

MARAWI CITY  (MindaNews / 11 Sept) –   Election fever here has intensified with only 19 days left until October 1, the first day of...

In GenSan’s hospitals, a long list of  COVID-19 patients awaiting admission

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 11 September) --  The health care system in this city is getting overwhelmed by the surging numbers of COVID-19...

Soldiers placed in isolation for possible COVID-19 infection after clash with Reds

MARAMAG, Bukidnon (MindaNews / 10 September) — An entire squad of Army soldiers was placed in isolation and subjected to antigen tests after authorities...

COVID-19 hitting entire families in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 September) – A local health official expressed alarm over the rapid transmission of COVID-19 affecting entire families in the...

Four-cornered fight looms in Zamboanga City’s mayoral race

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 10 September) — Four incumbent officials have confirmed they will run for mayor of this city in next year’s elections. District...

Bukidnon eyes to open biomolecular lab this month

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 9 September) – The installation of a biomolecular laboratory for COVID-19 swab tests at the Bukidnon Provincial Medical Center (BPMC)...

Mayor Sara bids goodbye to presidential run

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 September) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said Thursday she will no longer run for any national position in...

Mayor Sara to city hall employees: get immunized or else

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Sep) – Mayor Sara Duterte has threatened that the 7,995 unvaccinated workers of the City Government of Davao have...

Execs mull stricter quarantine for GenSan, traders wary

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Sep) – It is better to assume that the dreaded COVID-19 Delta variant is already in the city...

‘Our mass graves are ready’ – Mayor Sara

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – The mass graves of the city government of Davao at the Tagakpan Public Cemetery in Tugbok District...

Lobregat says party lineup was not for PDP-Laban

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – Local political scion Celso Lobregat, who served as mayor and representative of this city during several terms,...

Meranaws welcome passage of Marawi Compensation Bill in House

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – Officials in Marawi City and Lanao del Sur praised the House of Representatives’ approval on Monday during...

BARMM, MILF leaders cheer Senate’s passage of Bangsamoro poll postponement

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 07 September) – Senior officials of the Bangsamoro government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), as well as civil...

Mujahideen gripe over unfulfilled promises in the Bangsamoro gov’t

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – As many in the Bangsamoro region hailed the Senate’s passage of the bill to move elections in...

Lobregat announces official lineup for PDP-LABAN-Zambo, but mayoral slot still open

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN) in Zamboanga City, through former mayor and congressional representative Celso...

Davao City’s COVID-19 cases breach 40,000; active cases at 6,881

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 September) –  “Unusually high volume of patients needing admission for COVID-19”  was how the state-run Southern Philippines Medical Center...

Caraga logs first COVID-19 Delta variant case

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 06 September) -- Caraga region is no longer free from the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant after...

Mayor Duterte bucks ECQ proposal amid soaring COVID-19 cases

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 September) – Mayor Sara Duterte is not inclined to put Davao City under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) despite...

Army general succumbs to COVID-19

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 06 September) - Brigadier General Bagnus Gaerlan, assistant commander of the 1st Infantry "Tabak" Division (1st ID) of the Philippine...

CDO records 11 more COVID-19 Delta variant cases; total at 69

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 06 September) - The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) has detected 11 more Delta variant cases of the coronavirus...

Davao City Hall of Justice, assessor’s office placed on lockdown after employees test positive...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 September) — The City Assessor’s Office (CAO) and the Hall of Justice here were placed on total lockdown effective...

Signal No. 1 raised over 3 areas in Mindanao due to Tropical Depression Jolina

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 06 September) -- Dinagat Islands, Siargao Island and Bucas Grande Islands in Eastern Mindanao were placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind...

Agusan Sur to go on lockdown if COVID-19 cases worsen

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 06 September) --- Governor Santiago Cane has warned that if the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases will...

Docs push for month-long ECQ in Bukidnon to stop COVID-19 surge

MALAYBALAY CITY (O5 September 2021) – A total lockdown or Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), not granular lockdown, is the best remedy to stop the...

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