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VP Sara denies involvement in cyberlibel case; Bello released on bail

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Aug) – Vice President Sara Duterte has denied any involvement in the two counts of cyber libel...

Experts air concern on Ph security in Taiwan-China tension

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 9 Aug) – Defense and political experts here expressed deep concern about the escalating tension in the...

Bello arrested for 2 counts of cyberlibel; bail set at 48,000 pesos per count 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 August) – Police arrested former vice presidential candidate Dr. Walden Bello at his house in Quezon City...

Brace for higher water bills in August, Davao City consumers told

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 Aug) – Water consumers here must expect higher bills for August as the 30-percent water rate adjustment...

For showing good conduct, 2 Agusan Sur inmates walk free

Tatay Bals (L) and Pareng Ben pose outside the gate of the Agusan del Sur Provincial Correctional and Security Management Office...

FACT CHECK: Bangsamoro gov’t, MILF not shunning Marcos contrary to FB claim

A quote card circulating on social media that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)-led transition government in...

Sibutu island preserves art of building wooden-hulled boats

SIBUTU, Tawi-Tawi (MindaNews / 07 August) – Surrounded by high seas that serve as their playground, villagers in this remote coastal town...

BARMM human rights commission lawyer and pregnant wife survive slay attempt 

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 07 August)  –  The provincial director of the Bangsamoro Human Rights Commission (BHRC) and his pregnant wife survived a slay...

3 Mindanao books among winners in National Book Awards

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 August) – Three books on Mindanao are among 27 winners in the 39th National Book Awards given out...

Maguindanaon agri scientist named OIC Director of Bureau of Agricultural Research

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 6 August) -- Maguindanaon agricultural scientist Sailila E. Abdula has been designated as the officer-in-charge (OIC) of the...

Fuel dealers cut supply to GenSan city government over delayed payments

General Santos City Hall. Mindanews file photo by BOBBY TIMONERA GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 August) —...

Davao Light accepts veto of bill expanding its franchise area

Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) linemen. Mindanews file photo DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 August) – The...

10 dead, 4 injured in Gensan road crash

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 04 August) --  Ten persons died and four others were injured in a horrifying three-vehicle pileup here...

Mayor Baste says former president Duterte is enjoying life after politics

Former President Rodrigo Duterte addresses the crowd during the homecoming concert organized by his supporters outside NCCC Victoria Plaza Mall in...

Iqbal signs IRR of Bangsamoro Education Code

Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal signed on August 2, 2022 the Bangsamoro Education Code’s Implementing Rules and Regulations in Davao City. Behind...

FACT CHECK: Bangsamoro Transition Authority did not endorse Robredo’s presidential bid

The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), the interim body that governs the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao...

Residents near rivers in Davao alerted of chemical spill

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Aug) – Residents living along the banks of the Davao River and its tributary Suawan River have...

Davao City council encourages wearing of Lumad-inspired attire during Kadayawan Festival

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Aug) – The Sangguniang Panlungsod has approved on Tuesday a resolution encouraging government employees, both of the...

Davao lensmen mount photo exhibit on PRRD

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Aug) – A month-long exhibit opened on Monday featuring photographs taken by Davao City’s veteran photojournalists of...

CDO Mayor Uy confident police arrested real suspect in son’s killing  

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Aug) – After being given a briefing, Mayor Rolando Uy said he believed the suspect...

UP Mindanao honors FVR, who signed law creating autonomous campus

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Aug) – The University of the Philippines (UP) Mindanao honored the late former President Fidel V. Ramos,...

PBBM veto on Davao Light franchise expansion praised

MONTEVISTA, Davao de Oro (MindaNews / 1 Aug) – The decision of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to veto the bill seeking to...

Davao City’s Kadayawan Cultural Village reopening on Friday

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Aug) – The Kadayawan Cultural Village featuring the replicas of the traditional houses of the city’s 11...

₱6.6M smuggled cigarettes seized off Sulu island

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews /1 Aug) – Joint operatives of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) apprehended...

Ex-President Duterte on FVR: “great statesman, mentor, and friend”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 July) – “A great statesman, mentor, and friend” was how former President Rodrigo Duterte described the late...

Lamitan’s Mayor Furigay asks for full-blown probe; offers security for Yumol’s ma

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 31 July 2022) – Lamitan City Mayor Roderick Furigay is asking the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and...

Enduring spirit: Blaan Davy Matugol finishes college at 66 and wants to pursue further...

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 31 July) -- The 43rd Commencement Exercises of the Mindanao State University-General Santos on July 14 showcased significant...

Cotabato City Health Office now under BARMM’s Ministry of Health 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 July) –  The City Health Office (CHO) of Cotabato City is now under the supervision of the Ministry...

Sebastian Eviota: first full-blooded Filipino in Papal Swiss Guard 

BERN, Switzerland  (MindaNews / 31 July) – Sebastian Esai Eco Eviota, the first full-blooded Filipino member of the 516-year old Pontifical Swiss Guard,...

FACT CHECK: Water supply in Davao City’s Toril and Matina districts safe for drinking

Claims circulating on social media that the recent outbreak of diarrhea in Toril and Matina districts in Davao City was caused by...

Suspect in Uy’s killing nabbed 

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 31 July) -- Wearing body-worn cameras, police operatives arrested a suspect in the November 2021 killing of...

Foodpanda vows dialogues with riders; says it has yet to receive NLRC decision on...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 July) -- Foodpanda Philippines Inc. has vowed to continue holding dialogues with its active partner “delivery freelancers” in...

Prosecutors dismiss motion for reconsideration on P100-M libel suit vs media company

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 30 July) -- Prosecutors once again dismissed a move by a former lawmaker to pursue a P100-million...

NLRC-Davao finds Foodpanda guilty of illegal termination of seven delivery riders

Foodpanda riders in Davao City. MindaNews photo DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Foodpanda Philippines Inc. is...

Contaminated street food caused diarrhea outbreak in Davao — health official

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Unhygienic street food had caused the outbreak of diarrhea in...

FACT CHECK: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe did not visit Davao City’s ‘Little Tokyo’...

The claims of several local publications and some social media pages that the...

P1 million worth of marijuana kush, cannabis oil seized in Kidapawan City

Law enforcers burn mature marijuana plants discovered in the borders of South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Davao del Sur province. (Photo...

Marcos vetoes bill expanding the franchise area of Aboitiz-owned power firm

Contractors of Davao Light and Power Company fix a powerline in Davao City. MindaNews file photo DAVAO CITY...

FACT CHECK: Senator Bato dela Rosa’s ‘Alsa Masa’ did not cannibalize Fr. Tullio Favali’s...

In a post on Facebook on Tuesday, 26 July 2022, Eric HJ Mallonga claimed: “Bato’s Alsa Masa...

Diarrhea outbreak in Davao City claims 5th victim

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) – The diarrhea outbreak in Toril District here has claimed its fifth victim, a 36-year-old man...

MILF Central Committee says ‘peace spoilers’ behind ‘MILF Salamat Wing’

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s Central Committee condemned what it described as “disinformation” by “misguided...

Suspect in Davao shooting placed in hold departure order

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) – The Regional Trial Court Branch 11 in Davao City issued a precautionary hold departure order...

FACT CHECK: PDEA-12 warns vs fake agents following killing of 3 persons in South...

The armed men who introduced themselves as operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency - Region 12...

2 Lumads arrested after SONA rally in Davao City

UPDATED DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – Police authorities arrested on Monday two members of the Kabataan Partylist...

CDO officials turn down proposal to employ CAFGUs to help secure city

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – Authorities turned down a proposal to recruit a company of Civilian Armed Forces...

Protest rallies in Davao, GenSan greet first SONA of Marcos 

A handful members of progressive groups stage a protest in Davao City as President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. delivers his first State...

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ swim  in US lake aborted due to rough waters 

NO SURRENDER. Endurance swimmer and environment lawyer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine endures the pain from countless stinging jellyfish as he crosses...

CDO mayor urges bar owners to ensure public safety following customer’s killing

A team of policemen inspects a bar along Corrales Avenue, Cagayan de Oro City on Saturday night, 23 July 2022, hours...

After three terms as Lamitan City mayor, Rosita Furigay “wanted more time” with her...

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) –  Three days before the end of her third and last term as mayor of Lamitan City,...

Lamitan’s former mayor, 2 others killed in ADMU shooting 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 July) – Rosita Furigay, a former three-term mayor of Lamitan City in Basilan, her aide and a...

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