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Davao not keen on relaxing quarantine status with virus infections on the rise

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 January) – The city is not keen on sliding from general community quarantine into modified GCQ with the number...

1 killed, 5 hurt in North Cotabato blast

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 27 January) – A 53-year old woman was killed while five other persons were wounded when a bomb exploded near...

OFW on same flight with UK variant index case awaits results of repeat swab...

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 27 January) – A female Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who was on the same flight from the United Arab Emirates...

Slain Bukidnon priest’s dashcam not working, or files ‘erased’ 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – A critical gadget that could have led to the identity of the killer or killers...

Bantay-Tulay teams deployed to remove water hyacinths from clogged Cotabato river

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – Bantay-Tulay teams of the Bangsamoro Rapid Emergency Action Response on Disaster Incidence (READi) have been deployed since...

Piñol urges Mindanao LGUs to initiate self-reliant food production

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has urged local government units (LGUs) to initiate “self-reliant food production programs”...

2 Chinese sister cities helping Davao City in COVID-19 response

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – The relationship of Davao City with two sister Chinese cities proved useful not only during economic boom...

Another national living treasure from South Cotabato passes away

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 26 January) – Fu Yabing Masalon Dulo, a national living treasure from Polomolok, South Cotabato, passed away before dawn Tuesday. She...

50 Soccsksargen cops to serve as trainers in skills program

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – The Police Regional Office in Soccsksargen (PRO-12) has assigned at least 50 police officers to serve...

COVID19-positive air passenger who tampered RT-PCR surrenders

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – An air passenger confirmed to be positive of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) who had been wanted for tampering...

IED explosion kills motorcycle driver in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – A passing motorcycle driver was killed while his backrider was rushed to a nearby hospital after a...

Overwhelmed with surge of COVID-19 cases, Davao Oriental hospital temporarily stops operation

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Jan) – The Davao Oriental Provincial Medical Center (DOPMC) in Mati City will be temporarily ceasing operations starting Monday...

6 years on, MILF maintains Mamasapano carnage due to PNP-SAF’s lack of coordination 

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 25 January) – Exactly six years ago today, 25 January, the Mamasapano carnage during the previous Aquino administration shocked the...

Priest killed in Bukidnon

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 25 January) – A priest from the Diocese of Malaybalay was ambushed and killed by still unidentified armed men...

Cardinal Quevedo supports extension of Bangsamoro transition period

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 24 January) – Mindanao’s lone Cardinal, Orlando Quevedo, OMI, has joined calls for an extension of the transition period in...

Marble extracted from rescued Philippine eagle

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 January) -- A veterinarian at the Philippine Eagle Center (PEC) here removed a piece of marble embedded near the...

13 killed, including a cop, in dawn service of warrants in Sultan Kudarat town

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao (Mindanews/ 23 January) –  A police operation to arrest a barangay captain and followers at 3  a.m. on Saturday turned bloody...

Missing fisherman found dead in Lanao del Norte

LINAMON, Lanao del Norte (MindaNews / 22 January) – The fisherman who left his home for fishing around 8 p.m. Wednesday and reported missing...

Lovers may celebrate Valentine’s Day in Davao but…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 January) – The city government will not prohibit the Valentine’s Day celebration next month amid a surge in new...

Gov’t buildings, infra in GenSan remain safe after Thursday quake – official

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 22 January) -- The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that rocked several parts of Mindanao on Thursday evening caused no significant damages...

Davao QR code mandatory in all offices, establishments beginning Feb. 3

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 January) – The city government announced Friday that the use of Safe Davao QR (DQR) will be mandatory in...

7.1 quake jolts residents in parts of Mindanao; no damage reported

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) -- A Magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted residents in parts of Mindanao at 8:23 p.m. Thursday with epicenter at...

AgSur governor hopeful lab test facility to help contain spread of virus

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 21 January) – The opening of the COVID-19 molecular laboratory testing facility at the D.O. Plaza Memorial Hospital...

Davao to get Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 vaccines in February

DAVAO CITY – The city will receive initial doses of Pfizer-BionTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines from the national government by late next month, as...

BARMM still undecided on COVID-19 vaccine brand

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) -- The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has allocated 500 million pesos for its COVID-19 vaccination...

P145M set aside for construction of bike lanes in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 Jan) – At least P145 million will be allocated for the construction of dedicated bicycle lanes in Davao City...

Lanao del Sur allocates P100 million for vaccine procurement

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 20 Jan) – The province of Lanao del Sur has allocated P100 million for the acquisition of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Teenager drowns in Lanao Norte coastal village

LINAMON, Lanao del Norte (MindaNews / 20 Jan) – A teenager who went missing in a coastal village in Baroy in this province on Tuesday...

How the Philippine Eagle Foundation’s forest restoration project survived the pandemic

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 January) – The Philippine Eagle Foundation’s (PEF) carbon forest restoration team wrapped up 2020 with over 20,000 seedlings at...

DPWH terminates controversial P1-billion road project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Jan) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Davao Region has terminated the controversial P1-billion road infrastructure project...

Pilot-testing of Safe Davao QR expected done by first week of February

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 January) – The pilot testing of the city’s Safe Davao QR (DQR) system may be completed by first week...

Davao Airport’s COVID-19 lab opens, but…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Jan) – The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) laboratory at the Davao International Airport (DIA), which started running after securing a...
P120M for additional infra in GenSan

GenSan to sign P200-M purchase deal for COVID-19 shots

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 January) – Officials here have bared that a deal is about to be closed for the purchase of...

GenSan’s historic landmark razed by fire

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 January) – An old landmark here is gone after a pre-dawn conflagration razed the historic Jose Catolico Puericulture...

PhilHealth-12 flags proliferation of fraudulent wellness programs

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 January) – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) has warned about the proliferation of...

72,000 families in Region 12 under 4Ps now ‘out of poverty’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 January) – Nearly 72,000 families in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) covered by the national government’s conditional cash transfer program...

BARMM kicks off 2nd anniversary celebration with unveiling of flag, hymn

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 18 January) – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) kicked off Monday the week-long celebration for its second...

Helicopter did not explode when it crashed in Bukidnon; all 7 bodies recovered

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 17 January) -- The ill-fated Philippine Air Force Huey UH-1H helicopter did not explode on impact when it crashed...

No more mining operations in Tawi-Tawi’s Tumbagaan Island since 2015 – envi exec

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 January) --  Mining operations on Tumbagaan Island off Languyan, Tawi-Tawi which President Rodrigo Duterte during a Cabinet meeting on...

7 killed as Air Force helicopter on resupply mission crashes in Bukidnon

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 16 January) –  A Philippine Air Force helicopter crashed while resupplying troops fighting communist rebels in Bukidnon on...

Zamboanga City secures 410,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

(MindaNews/ 16 January) -- Zamboanga City has signed a multilateral agreement with AstraZeneca to procure 410,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco...

Biz sector in Davao City to donate cash for vaccines vs COVID-19

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 January) --  Some businessmen here have approached the local government to express their intention to donate cash for the...

Former Maguindanao Vice Gov takes oath as new NCMF Commissioner   

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 16 January) --  Former Maguindanao Vice-Governor Ismael “Dustin” Veloso Mastura has been appointed as commissioner in the National Commission on...

Davao folk having contacts with COVID-19 patients to receive text from DQR

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 January) – Residents who have encountered individuals infected with COVID-19 will be notified through a text message from Safe...

3 farmers from Davao Region to compete in cocoa awards in France

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 January) — Four cacao farmers from the Philippines, three of them coming from Davao Region, will represent the country...

3 soldiers, motorcycle driver killed in ambush in Lanao del Norte

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 15 January) -- Three soldiers and a civilian on board a hired motorcycle were killed in an ambush by...

3 cities in Region 12 keen on buying COVID-19 shots as cases top 4,000

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 14 January)--- Three urban centers in Soccsksargen or Region 12 are keen on buying their own vaccines to combat the...

P2.6-M worth of marijuana plants busted in South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 14 January) -- Authorities busted another big marijuana plantation in Tampakan, South Cotabato Thursday morning, a top police official said. Col....

Davao suspends free swab tests for arriving plane passengers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 January) – Free swab tests for arriving passengers at the Davao International Airport have been suspended since Wednesday, as...

Davao Region health officials attend online training for COVID vaccination program

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 January) – Health officials in Davao Region attended starting Thursday a two-day online training of trainers in preparation for...

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