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Over 500,000 sign online petition for Bangsamoro transition extension

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 2 March) – At least half a million people have signed as of late Tuesday afternoon an online petition asking...

12,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 March) – A total of 12,000 doses of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines developed by Sinovac of China arrived at...

Hydroponics farming pushed to restore Lake Sebu’s water quality

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 01 March) – The provincial government of South Cotabato is pushing for the expansion of hydroponics farming in the...

PhilHealth probes Region 12 hospitals for ‘unscrupulous’ COVID-19 claims

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 01 March) – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has launched an investigation into the...

Sinovac COVID-19 jabs for SPMC frontline health workers to start Friday, official says

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 March) – Frontline health workers of the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) here will be injected starting Friday, March...

Davao City may also receive Novavax vaccines

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Feb) – Davao City Health Office (CHO) acting head Dr. Ashley Lopez revealed on Wednesday that the local government...

SouthCot wants to harness Lake Sebu waterfall for hydro power

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 23 Feb) – The provincial government of South Cotabato is pushing for a partnership with a renewable energy company...

GenSan to establish more checkpoints to control spread of African swine fever

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 23 Feb) – The city government is planning to establish additional animal quarantine checkpoints in its border areas in...

Davao geology grad ranks 5th in licensure exam

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Feb) – An engineering graduate of the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP) in Davao City placed fifth in the...

Davao City secures 30,000 vaccine doses from AstraZeneca

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Feb) – Mayor Sara Duterte revealed that the city government has procured 30,000 doses of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines...

Mayor Duterte on 2022 presidential race: ‘I’m still not running’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 February) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte stood pat on Monday regarding her decision for the 2022 presidential race,...

Davao City to get initial 15,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 February) – Davao City will receive an initial 15,000 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines from the national...

Top floor of UP Mindanao building used for Covid-19 patients condemned

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 February) – The city government has condemned the top floor of UP Mindanao’s three-story faculty and staff house, which...

49 CICL in Davao’s Bahay Pagasa test positive of Covid-19

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 February) – At least 49 youth offenders being housed at the Davao City Children’s Village or Bahay Pagasa, a...

Diarrhea outbreak hits village in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) – Emergency health workers have been dispatched to an upland village in Malapatan town, Sarangani province to...

DA-12 moves to lower pork prices in the region

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has set the farm-gate rate of live...

Steel bridge in Agusan del Sur opens 12 years after materials arrived

LA PAZ, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 18 February) – The materials from France arrived 12 years ago yet, but it was only on...

Boy in Davao with COVID-19 UK variant has no travel history

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) – The first confirmed case of the UK variant of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Davao City, a 10-year...

Region 10 does not have storage facilities for vaccines needing ultracold temps

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) – Health officials here said cold storage facilities in Northern Mindanao could not reach low enough...

SouthCot forging sisterhood with Indonesian province

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) – The provincial government of South Cotabato is pushing for the forging of a sisterhood agreement with...

P5.9 billion allotted to Soccsksargen’s ‘poorest of the poor’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) – The national government has allotted P5.9 billion in financial assistance this year for the “poorest of...

SouthCot to increase COVID-19 testing capacity

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) – The provincial government of South Cotabato is set to increase its testing capacity for the coronavirus...

PH’s first storm of 2021 heading toward Mindanao

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews /17 Feb) – The country’s first storm, named “Auring,” is heading toward Mindanao and expected to make landfall somewhere in the...

SEC issues advisories against 5 investment firms

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cautioned investors against five companies that are soliciting investments from...

Davao City identifies over 500,000 in vaccination priority list

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Feb) – The City of Davao will need to vaccinate a total of 531,673 individuals who comprise the local...

Davao City to conduct simulation exercise for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 February) – Members of the national government’s Coordinated Operations to Defeat Epidemic (CODE) team will observe the readiness of...

4 dead, 4 injured in Davao City fire

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 February) – Four people died while four others were injured after a fire engulfed a house at 3:45 a.m....

Pandemic forces Esperanza farmers to sell birds to buy food

ESPERANZA, Sultan Kudarat  (MindaNews / 14 February) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has forced farmers in Esperanza town to sell birds to motorists along the...

21 inmates in Koronadal City contract COVID-19; jail visitation suspended

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 10 February) – At least 21 detainees of the city police station here have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019...

25 hawksbill turtle hatchlings in S. Kudarat released to sea

TACURONG CITY (MindaNews) – At least 25 newly hatched endangered hawksbill turtles (Eretmochlys imbricata), more commonly known as “pawikan,” were released to the sea...

20 barangays in NorthCot eyed for massive hog production program

TACURONG CITY (MindaNews / 9 Feb) – At least 20 barangays in the province of North Cotabato are eyed to become pilot areas for...

SPMC has cold storage facility for Pfizer vaccines

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Feb) – The Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) in Davao City has a cold storage facility that can meet...

Mayor Sara says nat’l gov’t commits to deliver more COVID-19 vaccines to Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Feb) – The national government has committed to deliver more doses of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines in Davao City,...

Davao City may consider lifting of curfew, liquor ban once it is safe

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Feb) – The local government of Davao may reconsider the lifting of the 9 p.m.-to-4 a.m. curfew and 24/7...

Over 300 whales, dolphins spotted in Sarangani Bay

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Feb) – Environment personnel have spotted over 300 whales and dolphins during a four-day monitoring in parts of...

SouthCot allots P112 million in education support programs

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Feb) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has allocated nearly P112 million this year for the implementation...

Dimaporos reconcile with MILF’s Kumander Bravo

CAMP BILAL, MUNAI, Lanao del Norte – For the first time last Saturday, Feb. 6, Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo (2nd Dist., Lanao del Norte) and...

Food terminal, eco zone to rise in SouthCot town

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Feb) – Development works are expected to start this year for the proposed Soccsksargen Integrated Food Terminal (IFT)...

Region 12 COVID-19 cases approaching 5,000

TACURONG CITY (MindaNews / 8 Feb)– The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Region XII is already nearing 5,000. This, as the Department of Health –...

Davao’s COVID-19 facility suffers damage due to quake

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Feb) – One of the temporary treatment and monitoring facilities (TTMFs) of the City Government of Davao suffered structural...

Ingenuity in time of crisis: Malagos Farmhouse now offers fresh goat’s milk, yogurt drink

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 February)– Artisan cheesemaker Olive Puentespina is hoping that things will become rosy for Malagos Farmhouse this year with the...

Davao City to create team to look at side effects of COVID-19 vaccines

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 February) – The City Government of Davao is set to create a local committee, composed of medical health experts,...

MSU-IIT community denounces school’s inclusion in NTF-ELCAC list

ILIGAN CITY ( MindaNews / 3 January ) –Officials and students of the Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) here lambasted...

SafeDavao QR code to have new feature, exec says

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 February) – The development team of the Safe Davao QR (DQR) code is working to install a new feature...

Pork meat price breaches P300 / kg in Region 12

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 2 February) – The price of premium pork meat in Soccsksargen or Region 12 has breached the P300-per-kilogram (kg) mark...

Fire razes school building in isolated coastal Lanao Norte village

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 2 Feb) – A four-hour fire Monday evening razed down a three-classroom school building in an isolated coastal village in...

Mayor Sara certifies as urgent proposed measure banning single-use plastics

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Feb) – The draft ordinance banning single-use plastics (SUPs) has been certified as urgent, Mayor Sara Duterte said. Duterte announced...

Davao City has no ultra-cold chain storage facility for COVID-19 vaccines

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Feb) – The City Government of Davao has no available ultra-cold chain storage facility that can house the coronavirus...

State funeral for Fu Yabing, Manlilikha ng Bayan, on February 10

https://youtu.be/OtffDSYhcuA POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato (MindaNews / 30 January) – Fu Yabing Masalon Dulo,  a Blaan weaver honored as Manlilikha ng Bayan (National Living Treasure),  will...

Slain Bukidnon priest’s dashcam not working, or files ‘erased’ 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – A critical gadget that could have led to the identity of the killer or killers...

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