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Photo of the Day


Hard Lockdown

PICTURES: Shooting from Home: ‘Shapes & Patterns’

On their third monthly (June 2020) quarantine photo contest, the hobbyists of The Umbrella: Iligan’s Joint Photographers’ Society tackled yet another subject that can be easily shot from home: “Shapes & Patterns.” Shooting seemingly mundane objects found inside the house, they wracked their brains to bring out creativity in shooting these ordinary items in black and white. As before, no photo...

Gador Awards

Artist and cultural worker Nestor Horfilla (2nd from right) s conferred the 2020 CCP Kaisa sa Sining (KSS) Regional Arts Center Mindanao Gador Awards on 04 July 2020 at his residence in Davao by (L) Ms Alma Uy, Chair of the Gador Awards Selection Committee, Maree Cayas, member, and Jess Montajes, Director of the Arts and Culture Office of...

From Sabah to Tawi-tawi

Three hundred ninety five Filipinos  arrive in the port of Bongao, Tawi-tawi from Sabah, Malaysia on Saturday, 04 July 2020, the first batch among 5,000 deportees. Bangsamoro Minister on Local Governments Naguib Sinarimbo said the returnees went through an RT-PCR testing in Sabah and their results are negative of the virus that causes COVDI-19. But they will still undergo...

Talk to troops

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the troops during his visit to the Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City on July 3, 2020. Earlier that day, he signed RA 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.  SIMEON CELI JR. JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Hard Lockdown

Little Fighter

Pedal Power

Anti-COVID-19 Booth


Rapid Test

Bike Lane


No Entry

100th Day of Quarantine

Kids at Play

PICTURES: Shooting Food at Home: ‘Lutong Bahay’

For the hobbyists under The Umbrella: Iligan’s Joint Photographers’ Society, shooting at home during quarantine has sparked creativity. They first held a contest on bird photography, shooting only the birds they see from home. In the second of their monthly contests, for May, the subject is food photography with focus on “Lutong Bahay.” As usual in the club’s photo contests, these...

Fish and Shrimps

As residents limit their visits to public markets or supermarts to avoid COVID-19, itinerant vendors have become a frequent sight in subdivisions in Davao City. Some use tricycles  as these two did, to sell fish and shrimp while others walk around shouting what they are selling. Others use vans or mini-trucks announcing their products using megaphones while some play...

LSIs From Cebu City


Under the Tree

Distance please

Multicabs plying Malaybalay City are required to install plastic separators and can only carry eight passengers at most, to maintain social distancing and prevent the spread of COVID-19. No passenger is allowed to occupy the front seat. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Vegetable garden

Child waters a variety of vegetables in the remote village of Magsaysay in General Luna, Siargao Island on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.  Organized by Hardin ng Pagbabago, a community-driven initiative, at least 30 farm organizations all over the island are enjoying bumper harvest. MindaNews photo by ROEL N. CATOTO

Yes, he’s biking

A cyclist crosses the hanging bridge that connects barangays of Mandug and New Carmen in Davao City on Sunday (14 June 2020). MINDANEWS Photo

Enjoying the rain

Summer is over. Rain is here. Children in Digos City enjoy bathing and playing in the rain in this photo taken 14 June 2020. MindaNews photo by ERIC SB LIBRE  

Keeping Safe

Flag and Mask

Bored No More

Stay at Nest


Childhood Memories

This would have been a perfect summer snapshot save for the face masks and shields that Cassy 6, and her sister Hallie, 2 are wearing, as they play at the Boulevard in Dipolog City at sunset on Saturday, 06 June 2020.  The facial protection measures betray a childhood rudely interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Photographer prays that “the memories they...

Homeward bound

A child looks through the window of a bus that would take him and his mother home to Lanao del Sur after the COVID-19 lockdown left them stranded for nearly three months in Manila. At least a hundred stranded Meranaws returned home on board an Air Asia flight chartered by the Lanao del Sur provincial government on Saturday, 6...

Fifty Pesos Per Kilo

PICTURES: Shooting Birds at Home

The long quarantine period in this time of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has brought untold sufferings, but it also sparked creativity among those who stayed home. In Iligan City, photo hobbyists have been very prolific since the lockdown in March, when The Umbrella: Iligan’s Joint Photographers’ Society staged its quarantine photo contests, encouraging members to shoot from the confines of...

Kiddie Art

Still Closed

Lonely Terminal

Roof gone

Holding her grandchild, Emmy Limbo, 57, demonstrates how the strong winds lifted the roof of their small eatery business at around 1:45am on June 4 2020 in Barangay Bula, General Santos City, toppling electric poles and trees, destroying houses and vehicles. No one was reported injured. MindaNews photo by ROMMEL G.  REBOLLIDO.      READ STORY 


Federico Pastida, 77, a widower from Kalaong, Maitum in Sarangani province is a regular vendor at the “Laray” (Farmers’ Market) on Thursday, 04 June 2020.  Pastida grows these products by himself and earns 500 during the “Laray” every Thursday from  4 a.m. to 5 p.m. He said the Social Amelioration Program and the rice given by the local government...

View from the Cave

Foggy Morning