Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

Cat Population Control

As students of Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City abandoned the campus to go online to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cats took over. Their burgeoning population alarmed university officials, and hurriedly set up a team to neuter the cats.

Extra protection

Davao Vaccination

Muslim residents gather at the Barangay 23-C gymnasium for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout for Muslim communities in different parts of Davao City on Wednesday (8 September 2021). Mindanews photo


WAITING. Vendors at the Digos City Satellite Bus Terminal on Monday (6 September 2021) wait for arriving buses whose passengers they can entice to buy their wares. Some people in the terminal, meanwhile, are not strictly following proper use of masks and shields, despite Davao del Sur’s 140 new COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday. MindaNews photo by YAS D....

Repair Amid the Chaos

Linemen do repair work amid the chaos of electrical and telecommunications cables in downtown Davao City on Wednesday (1 September 2021). MindaNews photo

Free Coffee and Suman

Teduray Arts and Crafts

After three years of community peace work, the Teduray women of barangay Limpongo in Datu Hoffer Ampatuan town in Maguindanao inaugurated on Saturday, 28 August 2021  their livelihood center for the production and sale of indigenous crafts and arts. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ.

Kape sa Dalan

Taking advantage of the less restrictive quarantine status, Oddrea Bernaldez, proprietor of Kape sa Dalan Rolls, sells hot, steamy Arabica coffee at the rotunda area in Cagayan de Oro City on the feast day of St. Augustine on August 28, 2021. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

It’s enrollment time

Good morning, Lake Sebu

The boat tour of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato is back but minimum health protocols must be observed. The lake tour costs a minimum of 290 pesos per person, which includes breakfast or lunch. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ  

ISDA for Sara

Escorted by a police patrol car, hundreds of motorcycle riders join the caravan from Koronadal City to General Santos City, for the “Inday Sara Duterte Advocacy” (ISDA) Saturday morning, 21 August 2021. ISDA has been urging Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte to run for president in the 2022 election.  Mayor Duterte said last month she’s open to seeking the...

Davao City, 21 August 1984

The Parliament of the Streets is alive in Davao City as thousands of residents, raising clenched fists, gather downtown on August 21, 1984 to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. Aquino was gunned down upon arrival at the Manila International Airport (now renamed after him) on August 21, 1983 after a three-year...

Durian, durian

Damaged power lines

T’nalak Weaver

Bukidnon Airport

OFW Vaccination

Bato Buri Beach


Praying for protection

Good harvest

It is harvest time for corn and rice in the upland farms of Alamada municipality in North Cotabato. Iranun farmer Judit Kimba, 27, father of one, is especially happy  because the price of corn these days -- 17 pesos per kilo -- is good compared to previous harvests. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ.  

Exotic seafood

Amid the pandemic, 33-year old Inday Bersano, mother of two, survives by selling exotic seafood to island tourists every weekend at the Britania Island Resort in San Agustin, Surigao del Sur, about two hours away from Butuan City. The seafood that she sells are eaten raw at the beach front with just a vinegar dip.  Suaki and tuyom (types of...

Salamat Hidilyn

Blocked Lane

Security Check

After the flood

Residents of Barangay Buayan in General Santos City try to catch eel, catfish and tilapia as floodwaters subside in the area on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Several parts of the city submerged in chest-deep floodwaters that went into homes amid heavy rains that lasted hours the night before. Amid the rains and flood, three houses went up in smoke,...

Watching Paalam vs. Tanaka Family and friends of Carlo Paalam and girlfriend Stephanie Sepulveda (seated on the left holding a phone) watch the fight against Japan’s hometown bet Ryomei Tanaka in the men’s flyweight semifinal of the Tokyo Olympics Thursday (5 August 2021) at the Sepulveda household in Barangay Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City. Paalam won, assuring him of at least a silver...

‘Bakwit’ Drill

Telco tower

On a Fine Day

Bakuna by the Sea

Growing Demand

About a month ago, the crowd that gathered here for the first dose of their vaccine was half the size of the July 28, 2021 crowd. Health workers manning this vaccination center at barangay Rosary Heights VI in Cotabato City acknowledge that the demand for vaccines is steadily increasing. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ  

BTA Extension Motorcade

Vaccines for police

Preparing for Delta


Bike Lane

Perfect Sunrise

Water Break

Charcoal for sale

Residents of Barangay Buluan in Kabacan, North Cotabao earn a living by producing charcoal from ipil-ipil trees and from tree stumps floating in Rio Grande. A sack of charcoal is sold at 150 pesos at farm gate. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ

Farewell, Rea

Pallbearers carry the casket containing the remains of Lt. Sheen Alexandrea Tato at the Forest Lake Memorial Garden in  Davao City on Saturday, 17 July 2021. Tato, a military nurse,  was one of  50 soldiers who perished in the C-130 plane crash in Sulu on July 4. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Border Control

A highway patrol police officer manually counts the number of passengers inside a jeepney at the checkpoint between Cagayan de Oro and Opol town, Misamis Oriental on Saturday, July 17, 2021. Under the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, public transportation can still ply their routes during ECQ but with only 50 percent of their...