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Turnover of Command

MGen Roy Galido addresses his troops and guests during his installation Thursday (August 11, 2022) as the new commanding general of the 6th Infantry Kampilan Division in Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao. He succeeded MGen Roberto Capulong who served as division commander in acting capacity. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH CABRERA/MindaNews LGen Romeo...

K9 Unit

A member of the Davao City Police Office’s K9 Unit guides his dog as they check the food containers of a vendor minutes before the opening of the Roxas Night Market in Davao City on Wednesday (10 August 2022). MindaNews Photo

Libre Sakay

A passenger boards a bus operated by the Office of Vice President Sara Duterte along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on Wednesday (10 August 2022). The bus offers a free ride to Toril and back. MindaNews Photo


A young Iranun woman sells “dudul” at the Kadayawan Village inside the Magsaysay Park in Davao City on August 5, 2022. Dudul, a popular delicacy among the Moro, is similar to the “calamay” among Visayans. The Kadayawan Village, which is one of the popular attractions this Kadayawan Festival, showcases the arts and culture of...

Kadayawan Village

Matigsalug dancers perform during the opening of the Kadayawan Village inside the Magsaysay Park in Davao City on August 5, 2022. The Kadayawan Village, which is one of the popular attractions this Kadayawan Festival, showcases the arts and culture of the 11 tribes of the city. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Burned shanties

Residents scour for whatever is left of their belongings after a fire hit an informal settler community in the coastal village of Punta Dumalag in Matina Aplaya, Davao City around 1am Thursday (04 August 2022). The fire gutted about 150 houses. Mindanews Photo

Collapsed Road

Personnel from the First Engineerng District of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inspect Monday morning (1 August 2022) the collapsed portion of the Iligan-Bukidnon Road in Sitio Lacub in Barangay Rogongon, Iligan City. Sustained heavy rains for two days caused the road to collapse, rendering the highway impassable. DPWH advises motorists plying the...


A bus drives through a landslide-prone highway in the highlands of Sergio Osmeña in Zamboanga del Norte Sunday morning (31 July 2022). MindaNews photo by BOBBY TIMONERA


Lifebuoys of various shapes and sizes are being sold across the series of swimming pools of Timoga in Iligan City. More than a dozen pools have been built in the area because of the natural cool waters cascading from the mountains. Photo taken Saturday (30 July 2022) by BOBBY TIMONERA / MindaNews

Anti-dengue clean-up drive

Residents of Sitio Timoga in Barangay Buruun, Iligan City help out clean the canals early morning Saturday (30 July 2022) in the new city administration’s “Pahina sa Barangay” (cleanliness drive) campaign. Newly elected Mayor Frederick Siao ordered all barangays to do a weekly cleanup drive to help prevent the spread of dengue. MindaNews photo by BOBBY...

After a day’s work

After a day's work in the world's largest pineapple plantation in the province of Bukidnon, these women workers head for home to tend to their respective households. Most of them are seasonal contractual workers of Del Monte Philippines who had been operating the plantation for 96 years now. Photo taken shortly before 3 p.m. on...

Organic Farmers Market

A vendor prepares chopped banana blossoms at the Organic Farmers Market at Rizal Park in Davao City. The organic market opens on Thursdays and Fridays. Mindanews Photo

Waiting for Father

Two children watch while their father quarries at Tubod River in Barangay Tubod, Iligan City on Thursday morning, 28 July 2022. MindaNews photo by BOBBY TIMONERA

Midday fishing

A fisherman checks his net set in Lianga Bay, Suridao del Sur, hoping for a catch at midday on Wednesday, 27 July 2022. He managed to take home three pieces of regular sized fish. "Enough for lunch," he said. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ

Cotton candy vendor

A vendor sells cotton candy outside a concert venue in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on the night of July 24, 2022, eve of the feast for St. James the Great, the town's patron saint. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Sunrise in Buenavista

A boy watches the sunrise in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on Saturday, 23 July 2022. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Fresh Catch

It’s a busy Wednesday morning (20 July 2022) for fish vendors selling fresh catch by the seaside in Barangay Bagting in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte. Photo contributed by JOSE TORRES

White house

In Sibutu and other islands of Tawi-Tawi people use fine white sand in building their houses. They say it costs less than black sand from rivers. Photo taken 16 July 2022 by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA/MindaNews

PHOTO ESSAY: DENR, Talaandig tribe hold ritual to end 20-year conflict

Datu Migketay Victorino Saway presides over the ritual and explains its purpose. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO Members of the Talaandig tribe and the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office of Bukidnon held Thursday a ritual in Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon marking the closure of a conflict between them that erupted over...


Children enjoy the beach in Sibutu, Tawi-Tawi on 16 July 2022. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Waterway market

Busy afternoon at the waterway market in Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi on Friday, 25 July 2022, during the groundbreaking rites for the 15-million peso public market. The project is funded by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Ministry of the Interior and Local Government through its Local Government Facilities Development and Bangsamoro Local Economic Support Services. MindaNews...

Reconciliation ritual

Talaandig Datu Makapukaw Adolino Saway slaughters a sacrificial pig during the reconciliation ritual with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office in Barangay Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon on Thursday, 14 July 2022. The tribe and environment officials expressed satisfaction that their conflict, which erupted in 2001 after the tribe imposed a sala or penalty against some DENR...

Improvised Roaster

Adelfa Saway Kinuyog, a coffee farmer in Barangay Songco, Lantapan, Bukidnon explains how her coffee beans roaster fashioned from an LPG cylinder works. Most coffee farmers in the country lack technology to make their produce competitive in the market. Photo taken Thursday (July 14, 2022) by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO/MindaNews

70 pesos per kilo

Sweet mangoes are sold at 70 pesos per kilo along the national highway in Malalag, Davao Del Sur on Thursday, 14 July 2022. In Davao City, mangoes cost 110 pesos a kilo. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS

Low prices for tomato

A vendor sorts tomatoes at Farmers Market in Bankerohan, Davao City on Thursday, 14 July 2022. According to the vendors, prices of tomatoes have gone down to as low as P8 per kilo due to oversupply. Mindanews Photo

Wooden ark

A wooden ark under construction in Barangay Pasiagan, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. Photo taken Thursday, 14 July 2022, by BONG S. SARMIENTO/MindaNews

Young tribal drummers

Bae Precel Gamay of the Bukidnon-Daraghuyan tribe imparts techniques in playing the drum to children at their tribal center in Olanguhon, Barangay Dalwangan in Malaybalay City on Wednesday, 13 July 2022. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Impassable Road

A motorcycle driver gets assist in pushing his vehicle through a muddy portion of the road in sitio Damitan in Brgy. Dalwangan, Malaybalay City on Wednesday (13 July 2022) as heavy rains made this area impassable to vehicles. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

SOCO Operatives

Personnel from the Scene of the Crime Operatives in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (SOCO-BAR) gather evidence at the encounter area at the transport terminal in Crossing Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao Tuesday evening (13 July 2022). Four people were injured as police clashed with armed men. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA Read story


Marawi City Mayor Majul U. Gandamra and his wife, Dr. Princess Pala Lanto Gandamra (who garnered the highest number of votes among the candidates for city councilor in the last elections), during his enthronement ceremony as Sultan of Panoroganan on Sunday (10 July 2022) at the Sarimanok Stadium in Marawi City. (MindaNews photo by RICHEL V....

World Chocolate Day

Chocolate makers showcase different products in Abreeza Mall, Davao as part of the World Chocolate Day celebration on July 7, 2022. Mindanews Photo

Imported rice

A laborer piles bags of imported rice at a business establishment along Monteverde St, Davao City on Thursday (07 July 2022). President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has recently announced that he wants to reduce rice importation in the country. Mindanews Photo

Hog raisers in South Cotabato told to stop production amid ASF threat

Workers load a pig into a truck to be transported for culling during an ASF outbreak in General Santos City in January, 2022. MindaNews file photo by ROMMEL REBOLLIDO GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNew / 8 July) – The city veterinarian in Koronadal has urged farmers and backyard hog raisers in the city and...

New 1st Infantry Division Chief

LGen Romeo Brawner Jr., Commanding General  of the Philippine Army, hands over the division flag to BGen Jose Randolf Sino Cruz as the Acting Commander of the 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division during the turnover ceremony at Camp Major Cesar Sang-an in Upper Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur on Friday, 8 July 2022. Sino Cruz replaced MGen...

Fire in Davao

Firefighters and volunteers try to control a fire that razed residential and commercial buildings in Ulas Crossing, Davao City around 6 a.m. on Thursday, 7 July 2022. MindaNews photo by GREGORIO BUENO

Queueing for Lotto

People hoping to win big line up to place their lotto bets outside a mall in Davao City dusk on Wednesday (6 July 2022). The jackpot prize for the Grand Lotto 6/55 hit the P367.5-million mark. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Organic Spray

A worker sprays an organic flower-inducing substance on lemon trees in Brgy. Impalambong, Malaybalay City on Wednesday (6 July 2022). MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

Floating Community Pantry

Fisherman Roque Bado, 73, was at first scared when he saw Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel approaching him while he was at sea in Iligan City Sunday morning (3 July 2022) because he had been arrested before. To his surprise, he was handed rice, noodles, sardines and porridge in a floating community pantry and coastal cleanup...

Lanao del Sur oath-taking

Elected Lanao del Sur public officials take their oath of office before Sen. Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri at the provincial gymnasium in Marawi City on Monday (4 July 2022), which was also the 63rd Araw ng Lanao del Sur. From left: 1st District Representative Ziaur-Rahman “Zia” Alonto Adiong; Vice Governor Mohammad Khalid “Mujang” Raki-in Adiong; Marawi...

Meeting the Press

Davao City Mayor Sebastian "Baste" Duterte faces the media for the first time as chief executive of the city on Monday, 04 July 2022. MindaNews Photo

Pray Over

Newly-elected Mayor Rolando "Rolly" Sacdalan of Midsayap, North Cotabato is prayed over by pastors to start his first week of office on Monday, 04 July 2022. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Kaamulan tour

This carabao-drawn pink cart is not for hauling farm produce but for going around Kaamulan Park in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. MindaNews photo taken on Saturday, 2 July 2022 by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO

One town a day

One town a day Faisal Maginyo, a Maguindanao handicrafts trader from Tacurong City sells his goods in Brgy. Kalasungay, Malaybalay City on July 2, Saturday. With a group of friends on sidecabs, they travel around Mindanao and even in neighboring islands in the Visayas one town a day selling choice handicrafts from various producers around the...

Duterte homecoming concert

Hundreds of people watch the homecoming concert for former President Rodrigo Duterte organized by his supporters outside NCCC Victoria Plaza Mall in Davao City on Thursday night, June 30, 2022. MindaNews Photo

New Cotabato City Officials

New Cotabato City officials belonging to the United Bangsamoro Justice Party led by Mayor Bruce Matabalao and Vice Mayor Joharie Butch Abu take their oath of office on Thursday (June 30, 2022) at Bajau Hall, Bangsamoro Government Complex before Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim, Chief Minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. MindaNews...

Wash Day

A woman does her laundry by the bank of the Pugaan River in Iligan City early morning Thursday (30 June 2022). MindaNews photo by BOBBY TIMONERA

Third Mayor Duterte

Davao City Mayor-elect Sebastian Duterte takes his oath before Court of Appeals Associate Justice Loida Posadas-Kahulugan at the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City on Monday, 27 June 2022. The 34-year-old Sebastian, the youngest son of President Rodrigo Duterte (2nd L) with Elizabeth Zimmerman (4th L), will be the third Duterte to serve as mayor...

Sunday morning in Jolo

A Sunday morning scene at the Jolo wharf is framed by Sulu’s Grand Masjid Tulay (left) and the mountain, Bud Tumantangis, on 26 June 2022. MindaNews photo by GAMSON JR MAWALLIL QUIJANO

Beach dancing

Dancers of Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines from Tandag City perform a traditional dance during the beach dancing competition as part of the 26th Kaliguan Festival in the town of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur on Sunday afternoon, 26 June 2022. MindaNews photo by IVY MARIE MANGADLAO

New mall

The Koronadal Commercial Corp. (KCC), a Mindanao-grown mall chain operator, is building its first mall in Cotabato City, the seat of government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. This is the firm’s fifth mall in Mindanao after KCC Koronadal, KCC General Santos, KCC Zamboanga and Veranza Mall in General Santos City. MindaNews photo by...