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Picture Stories

Martyr for the People

Slideshow: Cybercrime Law Protest

Mindanews Photos by Froilan Gallardo and Ruby Thursday More

PHOTOS: Iligan City Fiesta

  Devotees of St. Michael the Archangel join the procession during celebration of Iligan City's fiesta 29 September 2012. MindaNews photos by Bobby Timonera

Slideshow: Kasadya Festival

Street dancers give their all during Iligan's Kasadya Street Dancing Festival 27 September 2012. As part of the Diyandi Festival, this street dancing contest...

PHOTOS: Postcards from Bankerohan

POSTCARDS FROM BANKEROHAN. A photo exhibition that features the Bankerohan market in Davao City. The exhibit runs from September 23-29 at the ground floor...

ARMM Registration

Sendong Aftermath: Cagayan de Oro and Iligan

  NDRMMC Casualties Update as of 6a.m. of December 20, 2011: Cagayan de Oro City:  579 Iligan: 279 Bukidnon: 47 Download NDRMMC Situation Report

Reinstallation of agrarian reform beneficiaries

  On December 2, 2011, 237 farmer beneficiaries of the Ocaya Ranch in Barangay Kuya, Maramag, Bukidnon finally claimed the 48-hectare land awarded to them...

Kadayawan Festival 2011

Kadayawan, touted as the "King of Festivals" in the country, is an annual thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest and a celebration of a rich...

Honey Bee Farming in Iligan City

The Congregation of the Holy Spirit (also referred to as the Spiritans), which is helping a poor community in Pindugangan, Tipanoy, Iligan City with...

Curse of child labor

The curse of child labor is present in the chromite mines of in Barangay Diegas, Basilisa in Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte. Everyday, under-aged...

Photo Essay: Back to School

Close to 22 million students all over the Philippines are going back to school. In Mindanao, students and teachers have to contend with the...

Photo Essay: Little Azkals

Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Women

(From March Issue of Our Mindanao)


Agusan-Surigao Flood Photos

Selected Kadayawan Highlights

Selected photographs taken during the Kadayawan Festival 2010 in Davao City. Mindanews Photos by Keith Bacongco

Ten Years After: Camp Abubakar

Mindanews photojournalist Froilan Gallardo revisited the former main headquarters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) -- Camp Abubakar -- 10 years after it...


BULUAN, Maguindanao- Mindanao is not all about war. Mindanao has a multi-diverse culture. School children in Buluan town, Maguindanao perform the "pawakan",...

Tinagtag: a Maguindanaon delicacy best eaten with coffee and coco milk

Here in Mindanao, native delicacies have often become “landmarks” of a place especially when you are travelling by bus. In almost every town’s terminal or bus stop, a unique delicacy is being sold that distinguishes it from the rest.

Kulaman Elections, 2010

Picture Story by BJ Patino Kulaman Valley, now called Sen. Ninoy Aquino, is a hilly municipality in Sultan Kudarat made up of 20 barangays. On May...

Traces of War

Three decades have passed, bloody wars have been waged, lives and properties were lost and yet the Moro struggle to establish a separate...


The El Nino phenomenon in 2010 struck not only Mindanao but the entire country as well. The drought has damaged billions of pesos...

The Guns Are Not Silent

In Augsut 2008,  war broke out between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Southwes Philippines. Twelve months later, thousands of...