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Duterte signs law creating cultural center, museum in CDO

Gaston Park in Cagayan de Oro City. In the background in the century-old water tower which has served as the repository...

Military sees blasts in 2 Mindanao cities as ‘diversionary tactics’ by ISIS-linked group

An explosion ripped the back portion of a unit of Yellow Bus Line, Inc. in Koronadal City on Thursday, 26 May...

Tighter curbs for unvaxxed residents in Agusan town

Mayor William Calvez of Trento, Agusan del Sur jabbed with the second COVID-19 dose in December last year. Photo courtesy of...

(Updated) Bus bombing hurts 1 in Koronadal City

An explosion ripped the back portion of a unit of Yellow Bus Line, Inc. in Koronadal City on Thursday, 26 May...

FACT CHECK: No rice priced at P20-level per kilo in Davao City

Old photos of rice priced at the P20-level per kilo in Davao City have resurfaced on Facebook to boost the campaign promise...

Special elections in Lanao Sur town peaceful, winners announced

TUBARAN, Lanao del Sur (MindaNews / 25 May) – The special elections held in this municipality held Tuesday, under the watchful eye...

UPMin admin assures safety of students amid socmed attacks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 May) – The administration of the University of the Philippines Mindanao (UPMin) said it will assure the...

Soccsksargen minimum wage earners to get P32 pay hike

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 24 May) – The minimum daily wage for workers in the private sector in Soccsksargen (Region 12) will...

GenSan council opposes open-pit mining in Tampakan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 24 May) – The city council here expressed opposition to the planned open-pit mining operation in nearby...

‘Multi-layered security plan’ being readied for Sara’s oath-taking

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 May) – Local authorities will prepare a “multi-layered security plan” for the oath-taking of presumptive Vice President...

Marawi ‘bakwits’ demand to be allowed to go home

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews /24 May) – Desperate internally displaced Meranaws said presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will have to clean up...

Presumptive Vice-President Sara Duterte to hold oath-taking in Davao City

Mayor Sara Duterte, who is running for vice president, shows her index finger stained with indelible ink after casting her vote...

Military launches air strikes in Maguindanao vs. Dawlah Islamiya

A unit of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). MindaNews file photo by FERDINANDH CABRERA CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao...

Sarangani intensifies fight against dengue fever

The Department of Health continues to use fumigation of surroundings and buildings to control the spread of dengue. MindaNews file photo

FACT CHECK: No order from Duterte to shutdown ‘Kabrigadahan’

A post circulated on Facebook that President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the closure of “Kabrigadahan Gensan” (Kabrigadahan) is fake news.

Displaced residents demand anew to return to Marawi

Construction workers walk past damaged buildings in Marawi City on April 27, 2022. MindaNews file photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Dead sperm whale found beached in Davao Occidental

The dead sperm whale. Photo courtesy of DENR-Davao DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) – The carcass of...

Davao City taps BPO firms, banks to increase booster shots

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 May) -- The local government of Davao has partnered with business process outsourcing (BPO) firms and local...

Davao bans poultry products from areas hit by bird flu

Transporting chicken in rural Mindanao. MindaNews file photo by BOBBY TIMONERA DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 May) –...

Thousands join solidarity walk vs lifting of open-pit mining ban; Governor creates TWG

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 19 May) --- Thousands of enraged individuals took to the streets on Thursday in protest of the provincial...

Mayor Uy not hopeful Davao-Samal bridge will be completed in next President’s term

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 May) – The Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) mayor Al David Uy on Thursday said he...

Transmission of Omicron subvariant in Davao City ‘just a matter of time’ but city...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 May) -- The transmission of the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 in Davao City might just be a matter...

Rival MisOcc pols admit using socmed for disinformation against each other

OZAMIZ CITY (MindaNews / 19 May) – In the last elections, social media played a major role in the campaign. Politicians hired...

Zambo’s solar-powered seaweed dryers inspired Bicolanos

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 18 May) – The solar-powered seaweed dryers being used by farmers in the Zamboanga Peninsula have impressed Bicolanos...

SPECIAL REPORT. The Dutertes of Davao: Destiny to Dynasty (3)

Last of three parts DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 May)  -- The May 9, 2022 election in Davao City was...

Diocese of Marbel urges public to join solidarity march against lifting of open-pit mining...

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 May) – The Diocese of Marbel on Tuesday urged parishioners and residents who are against open-pit mining...

Davao’s new bus system to affect Lumad communities – ADB

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 May) – The high priority bus system (HPBS), a mass public transport modernization program that seeks to...

17 Mindanawon peace partners honored by OPAPRU

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 May) – Seventeen Mindanawons were among 38 peace partners honored by the Office of the Presidential Adviser...

Sea vessel catches fire while traversing Tawi-tawi waters

A member of the Naval Task Group Forward Support Medical Team attends to one of the rescued passengers of a vessel...

‘More coordinated approaches’ suggested for post-election clean-up drive in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 May) – A candidate in the May 9 elections is seeking more sustainable approaches for post-election cleanups...

BARMM resumes COVID-19 vaccination campaign

COTABATO CITY – After the busy weeks of the elections, the Bangsamoro government has now changed focus and back to facing the...

Sara Duterte’s inauguration as VP set for June 19 in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 May) – Mayor Sara Duterte announced on Monday that her team has tentatively set for June 19...

SPECIAL REPORT. The Dutertes of Davao: Destiny to Dynasty (2)

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 May)  -- A firm believer in repaying debts of gratitude, President Rodrigo Duterte at the ‘miting de avance’...

South Cotabato board lifts 12-year-old ban on open-pit mining; bishop says ‘we’ll not take...

MINE SITE. Mt. Matutum, a dormant volcano and South Cotabato's landmark peak, beckons from the mines development site of Sagittarius...

Tandag Bishop decries “massive vote-buying and vote-selling”

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews /15 May) -- Tandag Bishop Raul Dael has condemned what he described as the “massive vote-buying...

SPECIAL REPORT: The Dutertes of Davao: Destiny to Dynasty (1)

1st of three parts DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) -- Coming out of the Marco Polo Hotel’s 17th floor after meeting...

12 years after the Ampatuan Massacre, Ampatuans still in power in Maguindanao 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 May) –  Twelve and a half years after the massacre of 58 persons in Maguindanao and 29 months after...

Group calls on winners, losers to dispose of their campaign paraphernalia properly 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) -- Davao City-based environmental group Interfacing Development Interventions (IDIS) called on winners and losers in the...

3 areas in Mindanao still positive for red tide 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) -- Three areas in Mindanao have remained positive for the toxic red tide, according to the...

Manila-Davao passengers commend PAL crew for safe landing

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Fearful of a repeat of the Air Philippines crash of 2000, passengers of Philippine Airlines...

Voters who ‘sold’ votes in Surigao Sur go on mobile phone buying spree

Mobile phone stores at the Gaisano Grand Mall in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur were crowded by shoppers from the neighboring...

Bangsamoro chief congratulates presumptive president Marcos, Jr.

MILF chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, also known as BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim, rallies support for UBJP candidates during...

8 former and active media practitioners win poll bids in GenSan, South Cotabato

Voters at the Matina Aplaya Elementary School in Davao City strictly follow health protocols as everyone inside this precinct are wearing...

MILF wins in Cotabato City, loses big in Maguindanao

MILF chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, also known as BARMM Interim Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim, rallies support for UBJP candidates during...

Families capture key posts in Sulu Archipelago

Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, mayor of Isabela City in Basilan. Photo from Ms Hataman's FB page ZAMBOANGA CITY...

Marcos leads in Mindanao except in Sarangani and Lanao del Sur 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 May) –  Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. is leading in 25 of 27 provinces in Mindanao and 32 of its...

Sara opts for DepEd, says defense post will create ‘intrigues’

Mayor Sara Duterte talks to the media after casting her vote at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School in Davao...

Special polls slated for 12 barangays in Lanao del Sur

Map courtesy of Google Maps CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Philippine National Police Special Forces teams will replace...

Last slot for Sangguniang Bayan in Agusan Sur town decided by one vote

The Agusan del Sur provincial capitol in Prosperidad. MindaNews file photo by BOBBY TIMONERA SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del...

Dalipe brothers win, Lobregat and Climaco lose in Zamboanga City

Zamboanga City mayor-elect John Dalipe (R) and vice mayor-elect Josephine Pareja (L) after their proclamation as winners in the May 9...

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