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Peace in Mindanao

Supporters campaigning for a "yes" vote to ratify RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao gather inside the compound of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) iduring the Peace Assembly in Cotabato City on 18 January 2019. The plebiscite to ratify the law is on January 21 and February 6, 2019....

Mock Plebiscite

Women for Bangsamoro

Blocked by Beer

Image of Faith

Dimaporo meets Bravo

Lanao del Norte 2nd district Rep. Abdullah 'Bobby' Dimakuta Dimaporo (R) and Abdullah G. Makapaar alias Commander Bravo (L), commander of the Northwestern Mindanao Front of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces meet at the MILF’s Camp Bilal in  Munai, Lanao del Norte on Sunday January 13, 2019. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez, Jr.,...

No dumping

Activists from the Ecowaste Coalition, an environmental NGO, stage a rally at the Mindanao Container Terminal in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental on Sunday, 13 January 2019, where 51 container vans containing 1,400 tons (1.27 million kilos) of garbage  are being shipped back to Pyeongtaek, South Korea their port of origin. But 5,100 tons of waste still remain in Tagoloan, awaiting shipment...

NorthCot for Bangsamoro

Thousands of residents of North Cotabato gather for a forum manifesting support to the ratification of RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region at the provincial gym in Amas, Kidapawan City on Saturday, 12 January 2019. The provincial government of North Cotabato initiated the forum attended by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez,...

Davao City – UP partnership

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (L) , University of the Philippines (UP) President Danilo Concepcion (R) present a copy of the Memorandum of Agreement signed on 10 January 2019 in Davao City for the development of a sports complex inside the UP Mindanao Campus in Mintal, Davao City. Behind them are incoming UP Mindanao

Young Devotee

Chemical Farming

Twenty-Four Seven

Lonely Highway

A truck fully loaded with vegetables struggles as it negotiates a steep curve in Talakag, Bukidnon on Friday, January 4, 2019. MindaNews photo by BOBBY TIMONERA

Last Days of Vacation

First day

First day of the year. At 6 in the morning of January 1, 2019, Rizal Street, the road leading to Fort Pilar in Zamboanga City is quiet and generally clean. It tells of zero firecrackers observed during the New Year's Eve and how for some, like the vendors pushing their cart, surviving another year starts. Photo by JULES BENITEZ

Marawi Products

Meranaw products from Marawi City in an exhibit at the Ayala Centrio Mall in Cagayan de Oro City. The exhibit ran from December 15-30, 2018. MindaNews photo by BOBBY TIMONERA

Ceremonial distribution

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shakes the hand of one of the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) of Cotabato Province during the ceremonial distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) at the Provincial Gymnasium Capitol Compound in Kidapawan City, Cotabato on December 29, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Bahalina

Hedo Arcay attends to his bahalina shop in San Juan Village in Agdao, Davao City on December 25, 2018. Bahalina is derived from tuba or coconut wine and undergoes frequent filtration, distillation and aging for months. MindaNews photo

Ukay-ukay in MSU

Meranaw women hunt for ukay-ukay clothes inside the campus of Mindanao State University in Marawi City on Saturday, 22 December 2018. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

Murad visits Ground Zero

With his mobile phone ready to take pictures, MILF chair Al Haj Ebrahim Murad surveys the extent of damage at the main battle area in Marawi City on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Murad attended the Ranaw Region Grand Rally on Bangsamoro Organic Law

Yes to Bangsamoro

Residents of Marawi and other parts of Lanao del Sur cheer their approval to the Bangsamoro Organic Law during a rally in Mindanao State University, Marawi City on Saturday, December 22, 2018. The plebiscite to ratify the

No to division

In the run-up to the January 21 and February 6, 2019 plebiscite on RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), campaign materials have been put up along the highways urging residents in the proposed territory to vote for or against inclusion. In Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte,

Miss Universe wears inaul

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses with Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray during her courtesy call on him at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on December 20, 2018. At the pageant in Bangkok, Thailand, Ms Gray wore dresses fashioned from handwoven Philippine textiles and jewelry designed by Filipinos. In this courtesy call, she wears an inner blouse made...

Christmas City

Tangub City in Misamis Occidental is touted to be the “Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines” because it is illuminated by different kinds of Christmas installations every year. Thousands of visitors flock to this city every night to enjoy the Christmas Symbols Festival. In photo are just two samples of what the city offers. MINDANEWS PHOTO

Instant Crib

A mother makes use of a shopping cart as a crib for her sleeping child at the supermarket in a mall in Digos City, Davao del Sur in this photo taken 21 December 201. MindaNews photo by ERIC S.B. LIBR

Christmas Flower

Poinsettia, a flower used as a Christmas symbol, sells for 350 to 1,350 pesos depending on the length at Puentespina Orchid Garden on Bulcan Street in Agdao, Davao City. December 20, 2018. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

Christmas star

Senior High School students from a town in North Cotabato make lanterns from local and recycled materials. MindaNews photo by GEONARRI O. SOMERANO  

Earthquake drill

Emergency medical responders give first aid to "patients" during the first earthquake drill conducted at the City hall in Cagayan de Oro on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO  

Yes to Bangsamoro

Supporters gather in the compound of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao  (ARMM) in Cotabato City on Monday, 10 Dec. 2018, to formally launch the campaign to vote Yes in the plebiscite on Jan. 21 and Feb. 6, 2019 to ratify RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The ratification would pave...

Lumad Protesters

Manobo Lumads from Pantaron Range in Bukidnon join the International Human Rights Day rally in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday, 10 December 2018, to protest the alleged militarization of their ancestral territory. The UN General Assembly passed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Shootout

A police investigator checks the hole caused by a bullet on the windshield of the silver Hyundai car involved in the shootout in Upper Carmen Cagayan de Oro City that left one police officer killed on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

From Foes to Friends

Army soldiers and Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters shake hands after a basketball game in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte on Tuesday, 4 December 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Pasko Village

The 30-meter Tunnel of Light at the Pasko Fiesta Food and Entertainment Village, Sta. Ana Wharf in Davao City, has been attracting thousands of visitors since it opened on November 30.  The Village has several stalls serving a variety of cuisine, including halal food. (City Information Office)    READ STORY

Paskorela

Motorelas (motorized tricycles) adorned with Christmas decors are parked with other colorful motorelas during the annual Christmas contest "Paskorela 2018" in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Motorelas are the most popular means of public transportation in Cagayan de Oro and oher parts of Mindanao. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Santa Claus

Band members dressed in Santa Claus costumes perform at the annual "Paskorela 2018" in Cagayan de Oro on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

De Oro lights

The City Hall of Cagayan de Oro is bedecked with Christmas lights on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO  

Cheers

Suazo Bar, home of Davao City's underground music scene, is filled with University of the Philippines (UP) students and alumni cheering for UP's Fighting Maroons during Game 1 of the UAAP Men's Basketball Finals on 1 December 2018. The Ateneo Blue Eagles won, 88-79. Game 2 is on December 5. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Sarangani treasure

Estelita Bantian, 78, Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) awardee from Malapatan in Sarangani province showcases her skill in weaving at the Kasfala Hall during the 16th Munato Festival on NOvember 28 to December 1. Bantilan was conferred the GAMABA by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in a ceremony in Malacañang Palace last October 24. Jake Narte-Donna Mahusay/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE

Wooden scooters

Children ride their wooden scooters on a hilly portion of the municipality of Talaingod in Davao del Norte on 30 November 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Rural Rhythm

A farmer levels the bed of his rice paddy in Talaingod, Davao del Norte on 30 November 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO

Poorest Province

Ulama view a visual presentation depicting the poverty incidence in Lanao del Sur during a conference in Cagayan de Oro City on Nov. 28, 2018. Poverty is cited as among the major causes of the rise of violent extremism in the province. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

Longest Bridge

Hands-Only CPR

Durian

Durian sells for P60 per kilo in this stall in Astorga, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. November 17, 2018. The price would go down to as low as P30 per kilo during the peak season. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO

At Home In Masalay

The site of the Ampatuan Massacre in Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao has become home to some families who have built shanties on the roadside. 18 NOVEMBER 2018. MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO  

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