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Eerie Haze

Life Goes On

Beating the Heat

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Virus Cleaners

Quarantine checkpoint

Commuters board a van after their body temperatures were checked at the quarantine checkpoint in Alae, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon on March 21, 2020. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Plastic shield

A plastic shield has been installed at the counter of a popular drugstore in Davao City to  minimize contamination risks between personnel and customers. Notices are also posted to remind customers to observe social distancing  to prevent the spread of COVID 2019. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS

Summer is here

It’s summer and the threat of COVID-19, notwithstanding,  children go diving and swimming while construction of the coastal road in Davao City continues. MindaNews photo by GREGORIO BUENO  

Coastal road

Construction of Davao City’s coastal road in Talomo continues on March 21, 2020 despite the threat of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Davao City has two confirmed COVID-19 cases, the third in the Davao region and the sixth in Mindanao. MindaNews photo by GREGORIO BUENO  

Surviving In Siargao

Closed Shops In Davao

Empty Terminal

Two Meters Apart

Airport Cleanup

Panas Falls

COVID-19 Check

More photos of Davao City under quarantine here

Eerily Quiet Street

More photos of Davao CIty under quarantine here 

Life Must Go On

Temperature monitoring

A security guard in a department store in Iligan City aims a temperature gun on an incoming customer Saturday (14 March 2020) as awareness on COVID-19 suddenly rose after news of Mindanao’s first coronavirus mentioned that the patient was initially hospitalized in the city before he was referred to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center in neighboring Cagayan de Oro...

Disinfection in CDO

Cagayan de Oro health personnel prepare a disinfectant solution for use on Saturday, March 14, 2020 during the city-wide disinfection in all places of worship, following the death of Patient No. 40, the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Mindanao. Patient No. 40 died Friday night in a government hospital in Cagayan de Oro City.  MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO. ...



Camp Transformation

Disinfecting Davao

Safety Reminder

Four months later

Eva's Hotel in Kidapawan City on 09 March 2020, four months after the October 31, 2019  Magnitude 6.5 quake destroyed the building. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Makeshift classroom

Grade 11 students of Salud Cagas Technical and Vocational High School in Bacungan, Magsaysay, Davao del Sur attend classes in a temporary learning space on 9 March 2020. The school’s buildings collapsed during the series of above-Magnitude 6 earthquakes that hit the region in the last quarter of 2019. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO  

Free Haircut

Bishops and Lumads

Catholic Bishops celebrate with Lumad leaders during a Higaonon ritual called Magpakuyab early morning of March 3, 2020 in Butuan City to open the day-long Bishops-IP (Indigenous Peoples)  Dialogue in the Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue, and IPs. Photo by FR. RAYMOND AMBRAY  

Wow Wao

The golden trumpet tree of Wao. This time of the year, this tree is abloom and a happy sight in Wao, the westmost hinterland town of Lanao del Sur, accessible via the national highway that connects Cagayan de Oro City to North Cotabato.  MindaNews photo by JULES BENITEZ

Malong Day

Malong Day' on March 2, 2020 at the Mindanao State University main campus in Marawi City. The University Library started ‘Malong Day’ on  March 11 last year to celebrate International Women’s Month and to honor the versatile Meranaw malong whose utility and versatility were proven during the Marawi Siege. For displaced Marawi residents, the trusty malong served as a...

Support for ABS-CBN

Defending Press Freedom

Art Exhibit

Two Trees

‘Balsa’ Ride

Harvesting carrots

Children in Lirongan, Talakag, Bukidnon join their parents in harvesting carrots on Sunday, 23 February 2020. The rain-fed field has yielded smaller carrots because rain has become scarce these days. The carrots cost 30 pesos per kilo but in the vegetable stalls in Marahan, Davao City, it is 60 pesos a kilo and even more expensive downtown.  MindaNews photo...

From farm to shed

Carrots harvested from the field are brought to this makeshift shed on the side of the highway in Lirongan in Talakag town in Bukidnon for sorting on Sunday, February 23, 2020. The rain-fed field has yielded smaller carrots because rain has become scarce these days. The carrots cost 30 pesos per kilo but in the vegetable stalls in Marahan,...

Anti-ASF checkpoint

Passengers of vehicles from Cagayan de Oro City are asked to disembark at the quarantine checkpoint in Talakag, Bukidnon to step on the footbath while the vehicles pass through a wheel bath installed on the road. A separate wheel bath for motorcycles has been installed on the side of the highway beside the footbath for passengers. Bukidnon has beefed...

Samal footbath

Excursionists step on a footbath at a quarantine station along the circumferential highway in Samal Island, Davao del Norte. Local villagers who are coming home from Davao City are also required to pass by the quarantine station that was setup as part of the preventive measures against African Swine Fever (ASF). Mindanews Photo