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PAL to launch Davao-Manado, Zambo-Kota Kinabalu flights in March 2020

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 December) – Philippine Airlines will launch the twice-weekly flights from Davao City to Manado, Indonesia and Zamboanga City to...

Mindanawon writer among S.E.A.Write awardees for 2018

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 December) -- A Mindanawon writer was among those honored with the Southeast Asian (S.E.A. Write) Award during the presentation...

Kidapawan grants 400 pesos subsidy for students in public schools

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 07 December) -- The City Council on Thursday passed the Parents-Teachers Association Subsidy Ordinance granting educational subsidy of 400 pesos...

MinDA plans to put up desalinization facilities in BARMM, Zambo

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 6 Dec) – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) plans to put up desalinization facilities in the island communities of the...

P700 million released to seniors in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 6 Dec) – The government has released over P700 million in cash grants in the past 11 months to...

2 more NPA rebs yield in Lake Sebu

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 6 Dec) – Two more New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered on Thursday to government troops in Lake Sebu...

China helps reconstruct quake-hit Davao Sur school

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Dec) – The Chinese government has donated one million renminbi (P7.2 million) to help quake-hit Cor Jesu College in...

Sen. Go condemns kidnap-slay of 16yo girl in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 Dec) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go condemned on Thursday the abduction and brutal killing of a 16-year-old...

4 NPA members yield in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 Dec) – Four more members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in South Cotabato province have surrendered to...

Lanao Sur provincial gov’t opposes establishment of new military camp in Marawi

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Dec) – Saying that it would create animosity and hostility, the provincial government of Lanao del Sur...

Kidnap suspect slain in police operation in S. Kudarat

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 Dec) – A suspect in the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old girl in Banga town, South Cotabato...

Supreme Court asked to allow live media coverage of court ruling on Ampatuan Massacre

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 December) – Print, television, radio, and online news agencies across the country have asked the Supreme Court in a...

CSC welcomes proposed bill to grant Civil Service eligibility to SEAGames medalists and coaches

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 December) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is supporting a proposed bill to grant Civil Service eligibility to medalists...

Chinese fruit firm to invest 1 billion pesos in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 December) -– A multi-billion fruit company based in Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China plans to invest a...

Christmas break may come later for schools in quake-affected areas

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 4 Dec) – The Christmas break for students in public schools in quake-affected areas in North Cotabato might be postponed...

Durian from Mindanao penetrates US market

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Dec) – Durian from Mindanao has started penetrating the US market, Davao Durian Council president Larry Miculob said. Speaking during...

4,500 youths in GenSan, Sarangani to get skills training from YouthWorks PH

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 Dec) – At least 4,500 youths here and nearby Sarangani province will receive skills training opportunities through an...

MILF leader slain in Cotabato gun attack

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 4 Dec) – A deputy commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was shot dead by a still unidentified...

Samal, San Isidro join WWF’s war on plastics

SAN ISIDRO, Davao Oriental (MindaNews / 03 December) – The Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte and San Isidro town in...

Judgment day on Ampatuan Massacre: December 19

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 December) – The promulgation of judgment on the Ampatuan Massacre of 2009 has been set for Thursday, December 19,...

MSU-Gensan produces 17 LET topnotchers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 02 December) -- Seventeen education graduates of the Mindanao State University (MSU) campus here landed in the top 10 of...

Geo-resistivity conducted on potential groundwater sources in quake-hit Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/02 December) – Experts from the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) and the Metro Kidapawan Water District (MKWD) completed on Sunday a...

Quake-hit hotel in Kidapawan awaits demolition order

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 02 December) – Eva’s Hotel, one of the tallest structures here destroyed by the series of powerful earthquakes in October,...

Tacurong radio broadcaster dies month after he was shot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 01 December) – The station manager of Radyo Ni Juan in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat who was shot by still...

Military offers security escorts to DOH workers doing anti-polio vaccination in conflict areas

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 01 December) – The Philippine Army in Agusan del Norte has offered the Department of Health (DOH) in Caraga...

2 suspected NPA members killed in Butuan

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 01 December) -- Two suspected Communist rebels were killed Saturday following a fierce gunfight between government forces and the...

PhP 65.6-B budget for Bangsamoro 2020 approved; Education gets biggest chunk 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 November) – Exactly eight months to the day the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) was inaugurated, the Bangsamoro Parliament on...

Catamco says experts assure quake survivors can return to their villages

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 30 November) -- North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco says she feels relieved that experts from the Mines Geoscience Bureau (MGB)...

8 evacuation camps remain, almost a month since last big quake

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 Nov) – Almost a month since the last big earthquake hit the province of Cotabato, eight evacuation camps in...

GenSan alarmed over high fecal coliform level in public beach

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 Nov) – The city government has raised concern over the high fecal coliform levels in a stretch of...

Grenade lobbed at soldiers in Cotabato fails to explode

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Nov) – Still unidentified suspects lobbed a grenade at soldiers of the Special Forces Battalion as they were buying...

Inventors to showcase creations in GenSan exhibit

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 Nov) – Top inventions and innovations from parts of Region 12 will take centerstage anew in the 2019...

TESDA wants another provincial training center in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 Nov) – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is pushing for the development next year of...

2 killed, 16 wounded in MisOr blast inside school

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – A policeman was killed while 16 others, including nine students and two teachers, were wounded...

GenSan maritime police missing after clash with smugglers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – Maritime police clashed with smugglers dawn on Thursday in a shootout at sea off a coastal...

Gov. Catamco lacks knowledge on disaster management, says critic

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco is “totally clueless” about disaster risk reduction and management, a critic claimed. Lawyer Christopher Cabilen,...

76 communist rebels yield in Region 12, Davao Region

MALUNGON, Sarangani (MindaNews/28 Nov) – The surrender of at least 76 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels since the start of the year has weakened...

MinDA remains upbeat for BARMM’s economic performance

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is expected to sustain its high economic performance for...

GenSan on track in immunization campaign vs polio

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – The City Health Office (CHO) here is on track to meet its target in the ongoing...

GenSan crafting new scheme for tricycles

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 28 Nov) – The city government is pushing for the full implementation by next year of a new management...

3 militants killed in Maguindanao offensive

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 27 Nov) – Three members of the Dawlah Islamiyah turned into ashes as 105mm Howitzer fire directly hit them while...

Mindanao to export mangoes to Malaysia, Indonesia

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 Nov) – Farmers from Mindanao will soon export mangoes and other agricultural produce to Malaysia and Indonesia as senior...

P30-million evacuation center soon to open in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 27 Nov) – The municipal government of Malungon in Sarangani province is pushing for the operationalization next year of...

Dream train for Mindanao still in the doldrums

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 Nov) – More than halfway into President Rodrigo Duterte’s six-year term, the dream train that he promised to build...

Swiss volunteer group urges reopening of Lumad schools

BERN, SWITZERLAND (MindaNews / 26 Nov) -- For Monika Baumann, it feels like their 28 years of work to uplift the plight of Lumads,...

8th polio case from Basilan; 7 of 8 from Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 November) – The eighth confirmed case of poliovirus is from Basilan, the Department of Health (DOH) announced on Monday,...

5 Mindanao youth groups among TAYO Awards finalists

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/26 November) –Five youth groups from Mindanao were chosen as finalists for this year’s Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards. Now on its...

Cotabato board confirms provincial administrator

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/ 26 November) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Cotabato finally confirmed the appointment of lawyer Nicholas “Nicky” Sevilla Marasigan as provincial administrator...

NorthCot Gov says declaration of ‘no build zones’ in quake-hit areas done without IP’s...

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 25 November) -- North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco has questioned the Mines and Geosciences Bureau’ (MGB) declaration of ‘no build...

Growers hope Duterte asks South Korea to lift tariff on cavendish bananas 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 November) – The Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) hopes President Rodrigo Duterte will negotiate for the lifting...

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