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Indonesian gov’t to repatriate smuggled endangered animals seized in Mati

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) – The Indonesian Consulate General Davao is scheduled to repatriate 98 smuggled endangered exotic animals back to Indonesia...

Mayor Sara censored for laughing and joking in her radio program

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) – Mayor Sara Duterte admitted she has been told to refrain from laughing and giving jokes while she...

Manhunt on for missing husband of COVID-19 patient in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) – Authorities here launched a citywide manhunt for the missing common-law husband of a 30-year-old sidewalk...

Sara nixes recommendation to put Davao City back to GCQ 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) — Davao City has been recommended to be reverted to the stricter general community quarantine (GCQ) status from...

SWS survey: in Mindanao, 8 out of 10 wanted ABS-CBN’s franchise renewed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) --  Released a day after the House of Representatives voted to deny ABS-CBN’s bid for a franchise renewal,...

Bukidnon tallies 54 COVID-19 cases

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) – Bukidnon province has recorded 54 confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of 4 p.m. Sunday, July...

Newly-appointed ASec will handle Bangsamoro projects for MinDA

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 12 July) --  Former three-term mayor Mayor Cherrylyn Santos-Akbar of Isabela City, Basilan,  newly-appointed Assistant Secretary, has been detailed at...

EU pours fresh P3.4-B grant for Mindanao projects

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – The European Union (EU) has poured a combined grant of 60.5 million euros (around P3.4 billion) for...

Police clueless on motive behind murder of four men in NorthCot

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato (MindaNews /11 July) -- Police authorities here are facing a blank wall as to the identities of the perpetrators and  the...

Environmental certificate for Tampakan project ‘restored’ by Office of the President

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 11 July) --- Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI), developer of the mammoth S5.9 billion Tampakan copper-gold project in South Cotabato, has...

Mayor Sara: COVID-19 situation not yet under control

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 July) – The COVID-19 situation in the city is not yet under control as the number of cases has...

How the 17 Mindanawon reps voted on ABS-CBN’s franchise bid

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 July)  -- By a vote of 70-11, two abstentions and one inhibition,  the House of Representatives on Friday “killed”...

Padlock non-compliant restos, Mayor Sara warns

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 July) -- Mayor Sara Duterte warned she would order the padlock of food establishments, including those owned by Indian...

10 returning residents test positive for virus in CdeO

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 10 July) — Ten more returning overseas workers and residents tested positive for COVID-19 here, the biggest spike in...

Davao tells barangays near rivers to prepare more evacuation centers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) — The city government has directed barangays along the rivers to brace for the rainy season by preparing...

South Cotabato prepares for arrival of more returning residents

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has stepped up preparations for the arrival of more stranded...

DSWD-12 allots P176M for Covid-19 response

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region 12 has allotted some P176 million...

2 killed, 4 hurt in Maguindanao blast

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – A police non-commissioned officer and a civilian were killed while four other policemen were wounded when an...

Duterte admin to continue “Build, Build, Build” program

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) — Infrastructure projects under President Duterte’s “Build, Build, Build” program will continue in his remaining two years in...

South Cotabato mayor on Duterte’s narco-politician list shot dead

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) --- A mayor in South Cotabato on the drug list of President Rodrigo Duterte was shot dead at...

CdeO moves fight vs virus to ports of entry

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 09 July) — The city government has deployed more medical workers to Laguindingan Airport in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental and...

Quarantine restrictions still tight in Davao – Roque

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 July) — The city has remained strict in implementing restrictions to prevent more transmissions of COVID-19 even after the...

South Cotabato veggie farmers feed harvests to animals due to lack of buyers

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 09 July) – Due to low farm gate prices and scarce market demand, some farmers in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato...

Davao imposes penalties for non-wearing of face mask

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 July) – Persons who don’t wear face masks in public places in Davao City would be meted fines and...

Stranded in Manila for months, residents bound for Basilan, Sulu, Tawi end up stranded...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 July) – Stranded in Manila for months due to the COVID-19 lockdowns, 499 persons bound for home in the...

Iligan records first case of COVID-19 local transmission

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews s/ 8 July) – Health officials here announced Wednesday the city’s first case of local transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...

Kidapawan COVID-19 survivor delivers healthy baby

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 8 July) – A coronavirus disease (Covid-19) survivor delivered on Monday a healthy three-kilogram baby at the Cotabato Provincial Hospital...

Raps filed vs 75 persons for demolition of Lumad houses in South Cotabato town

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 8 July) – Charges of frustrated murder and malicious mischief have been filed against 75 persons, including a former councilor...

Siargao’s 2nd COVID-19 case has yet to come home

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 7 July) – The Department of Health in the Caraga Region reported Monday that Siargao Island now has...

Davao’s Barangay 23-C placed on ‘hard lockdown’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews) – Mayor Sara Duterte said the city government of Davao decided to place the entire Barangay 23-C in Davao City under...

Amai Pakpak gets P15-million grant from BARMM for COVID-19 laboratory

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) turned over P15 million cash assistance to the Amai...

Davao City to allow ‘angkas’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – As locals demand more options for public transportation, the city government of Davao will soon allow motorcycle...

South Cotabato now tracing contacts of 2 returning residents

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – Contact-tracing activities are now ongoing for two more returning residents of South Cotabato province who have...

Arrival of LSIs and ROFs in Lanao del Sur suspended until July 15

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – The head of the National Task Force Against COVID-19 has granted the appeal of Governor...

P8.9-million worth of smuggled goods seized in GenSan raid

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – Police recovered around P8.9-million worth of smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes from Indonesia in an entrapment operation...

Soldier killed in Lanao Sur encounter

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – A soldier was killed after an improvised explosive device went off during military operations in the boundary...

Kidapawan traffic enforcer to file complaints vs SOCO officer for abuse of authority

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) – A traffic enforcer is bent on filing criminal complaints against an officer of the Scene of the...

Mayor Sara tells offices, establishments: Don’t discriminate persons from ‘high risk,’ ‘very high risk’...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 July) ­– Mayor Sara Duterte told offices and business establishments in Davao City to avoid discriminating persons from barangays...

COVID-19 cases in Lanao Sur surge to 110

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 6 July) – Lanao del Sur recorded 110 positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of Monday, July 6, the...

NMMC acquires antiviral drug Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 6 July) ---The Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) confirmed Monday it has purchased Remdesivir, an expensive antiviral drug that...

Cops nab 75 persons for burning of houses in South Cotabato town

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 6 July) --- Police rounded up 75 persons, including a former councilor of General Santos City, for alleged harassment and...

Tawi-tawi records 1st COVID-19 case

DAVAO CITY (MIndaNews / 06 July) --  Tawi-tawi on Sunday recorded its first COVID-19 case, a 44-year old police officer from the provincial capital...

COVID-19 cases in CDO surge to 59 as of July 4

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 05 July) -- In just three days, COVID-19 cases in the city surged to 59 with 17 new positives...

Soccsksargen investments: PhP 1.93-B in Q1 2019. PhP 69-M in Q1 2020 due to...

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 05 July) --- Investments generated in Soccsksargen (Region 12) sharply dropped by 96.42 percent to only P69.13 million in the...

Returnees from Sabah arrive; more coming  

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 05 July) -- The first batch of  returnees from Sabah, Malaysia arrived in Tawi-tawi on Friday, as representatives of the...

After rejecting anti-terror bill, Bangsamoro now wants to be part of Anti-Terrorism Council

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 July) – Two-days after passing a resolution appealing to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the Anti-Terrorism Bill and a...

Mayor Sara places Barangay 23-C under ‘hard lockdown’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /04 July) -- Mayor Sara Duterte has placed the entire Barangay 23-C under a 14-day ‘hard lockdown,’ the only one out...

Davao City to penalize persons who do not wear face masks in restos, etc.

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 July) -- The local government of Davao plans to penalize persons who do not wear face masks inside entertainment...

DILG, IATF  urged to probe discrimination vs NorthCot frontliner

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 04 July) – North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco has urged the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to act...

Cockfighting in Cagayan de Oro goes online; police raids a failure

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 04 July) -- Cockfighting in arenas and “tare-tare” in neighborhoods may have ceased nationwide due to strict law enforcement...

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