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CDO’s mayor-elect Uy vows tax breaks for businesses hit hard by COVID-19, fuel price...

Mayor-elect Rolando "Klarex" Uy offered a tax break to businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic during his inauguration at...

53 counts of libel vs Rappler in 5 Mindanao cities all dismissed for “lack...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 June) – The City Prosecutor’s Office of Davao City dismissed, for lack of probable cause,  28 counts of cyber...

ICC’s resumption of probe on Duterte’s war on drugs includes Davao killings from 2011...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 June) – The Philippine government’s request for deferment of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) probe on killings...

Davao COVID task force plans to retain drive-thru and mall vax hubs beyond June...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 June) -- The Davao City COVID-19 Task Force plans to keep the drive-thru vaccination at the Davao...

Police hunt 3 inmates who bolted jail in Davao

Police Station 4 in Sasa, Davao City. Photo from Facebook page of Sasa Police DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /...

No railings, traffic rerouting for Mayor-elect Sebastian Duterte’s oath-taking

Sebastian Zimmerman Duterte delivers his speech after taking his oath as Vice Mayor of Davao City, at the Sangguniang Panlungsod on...

Mindanawon peacebuilder receives Timor Leste’s highest award

Timor Leste President Jose Ramos Horta confers the Ordem de Timor on Gus Miclat for his contribution to the struggle for...

FACT CHECK: Post-oathtaking, Sara Duterte still VP-elect until assumption on June 30

The claim of Facebook Page Nick Nañgit - NCN Law that incoming Vice President Sara Duterte must no...

Davao-Samal Bridge project: Official assures balance between environmental protection, development

Samal Island and Davao City. Courtesy of Google Maps DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 June) – The construction...

Underpass construction begins in GenSan

One of the busy intersections of General Santos City. Photo from Google Street View GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews...

Agusan court reverses ruling, orders rearrest of Doc Naty

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 22 June) – The Regional Trial Court (RTC) in Bayugan City has ordered anew the...

Montero falls off damaged steel bridge in Iligan

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 22 June) – A Mitsubishi Montero fell off a damaged bridge past midnight Wednesday, with two of its...

COVID-19 positivity rate in Davao City increasing

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 June) – The local task force on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reported that the positivity rate in Davao...

7 killed, 1 hurt in Maguindanao as wanted persons fight police

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 22 June) – A police law enforcement operation early Wednesday turned ugly when persons wanted with warrants resisted...

People’s Park in Davao City set to reopen

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 June) – After more than two years, the People’s Park will be reopened next month after it...

Outgoing President Duterte wishes incoming Veep Sara Duterte ‘good luck’

Vice President-elect Sara Duterte signs a document during her oath-taking on Sunday, 19 June 2020, as President Rodrigo Duterte and his...

Sara Duterte plans to resume full face-to-face classes next school year

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte attends the flag-raising ceremony and addresses City Hall employees, thanking them for supporting her administration on...

DA declares South Cotabato a red zone for African Swine Fever

In this file photo taken 13 February 2020, a topdown tricycle carrying a pig enters the General Santos City Abattoir. Officials...

FACT CHECK: CDO-Iligan-Marawi highway safe for travel even at night – Iligan solon

Iligan City Rep. Frederick Siao took exception to the claim of Manila-based journalist Raissa Robles that the Cagayan de Oro-Iligan-Marawi highway is...

Sara takes oath; calls for unity to overcome challenges confronting children 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 June) -- Outgoing mayor Sara Duterte, who took her oath as the country’s 15th Vice President on Sunday,...

Mayor Sara Duterte’s legacy: the best and the worst  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 June) – Unlike her father whose main focus in his seven terms as Davao City mayor was...

1-M worth of suspected shabu seized in GenSan from alleged drug pusher from Davao...

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 June) -- Police seized around one million peso worth of suspected shabu from an alleged big...

Sara Duterte: the med student who moved to law school is now Vice President

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – The first time Sara Zimmerman Duterte heard her father, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, declare “I’m proud...

Sara Duterte: 3rd Mindanawon Vice President, 3rd female VP 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – The country’s 15th Vice President – outgoing Davao City Mayor Sara Zimmerman Duterte -- is the...

Security forces deployed for Sara’s oath-taking: from 2,000 to 3,171 to 4,200

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – As more prominent personalities confirmed attendance to the oath-taking of incoming Vice President Sara Duterte...

4 houses destroyed by fire in Iligan City

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) -- Four houses were destroyed by fire in Purok 1B in Barangay Buru-un on Saturday morning. 

Gown designer of VP-elect Sara Duterte: ‘She wears what I decide she should wear’

Fashion designer Silverio Anglacer shows the illustration of the gown that Vice President-elect Sara Duterte will wear during her inauguration on...

5-day gun ban begins for Sara’s oath-taking 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 June) -- A five-day gun ban has been imposed in the entire Davao Region from 12 midnight...

Writing Mindanao, Righting Mindanao: 59 books published during the pandemic

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 June) – The collective launch of 59 Mindanao books published during the pandemic (2020 to 2022) and...

Crown-of-thorns starfish outbreak threatens Sarangani’s marine life

Divers remove crown-of-thorns starfish from corals in Glan, Sarangani on JUne 6, 2022. Photo courtesy of PAMO Office/SBPS

Sulu, Tawi-Tawi folk now drink desalinated water from the sea

Residents fetch drinking water from a desalination machine in Hadji Panglima Tahil, Sulu on June 11, 2022. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH...

Davao-Samal bridge project set to start

Excursionists disembark at Babak District in Samal Island, Davao del Norte. MindaNews file photo DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /...

FACT CHECK: Contrary to Sara Duterte’s claim, not all kidnap victims of Abu Sayyaf...

The claim of Vice President-elect Sara Duterte that all kidnap victims abducted by the Abu Sayyaf Group...

Chikungunya recurs in Davao City after a decade 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 June) – Chikungunya, a viral illness transmitted by mosquitoes that causes the sudden onset of fever and...

Davao City to relocate COVID-19 vaccination hubs

Hundreds flock to a vaccination hub at People’s Park in Davao City on Wednesday (5 January 2022) for booster shots as...

More Filipinos trust news but many avoid it—Digital News Report 2022

Overall trust in news among Filipinos has risen, putting the Philippines among the few countries that have furthered gains made at the...

Iligan’s chief police investigator shot dead

Police officers investigate the scene where Senior Master Sergeant Ruel vacal was shot by unidentified gunmen Tuesday, 14 June 2022. Photo...

Demolition of shanties in 25-hectare CDO land ‘peaceful’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) – Demolition crews started dismantling shanties owned by informal settlers along Zayas Landfill Road...

Walden Bello indicted in cyber libel case

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) – The Office of the City Prosecutor (OCP) in Davao City found probable cause against Walden...

Reviving barter trade can help stabilize fuel prices woes – BARMM exec

BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi (MindaNews / 14 June) – An official of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has one suggestion to...
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FACT CHECK: Panguil Bay Bridge project approved during Aquino administration

Contrary to claims made by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) that the Panguil Bay...

Fight against disinformation should start in elementary school – academicians

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) – Schools, even at the elementary level, would be the ideal first line of...

VP Leni invited to Sara’s inauguration, but…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 June) – Vice President-elect Sara Duterte said on Monday that she has invited outgoing Vice President Leni...

Using fake vax cards to gain entry in Naliyagan Festival will be jailed –...

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 13 June) – Gov. Santiago Cane Jr. has warned that those attending the Naliyagan Festival 2022...

Fuel sell for 60 pesos per liter in Tawi-Tawi

BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi (MindaNews / 13 June) – Amid another looming fuel price hike nationwide, motorists here are not panicking with local gasoline and...

Moreno to teach Law after three terms as CDO mayor 

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 12 June) -- Outgoing Mayor Oscar Moreno led the celebration of Independence Day in Divisoria here, his...

Fish price up due to 3-month fishing ban in Davao Gulf

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 June) -- The enforcement of the three-month ban on fishing at the Davao Gulf will likely jack...

Sulu general to tourists: be our guests

PATIKUL, Sulu (MindaNews / 11 June) -- Be our guests. A ranking military official in Sulu province is inviting...

Agnes Locsin is 6th National Artist for Dance, 6th Mindanawon National Artist 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 June) –  Dance icon Agnes Dakudao Locsin of Davao City is among eight National Artists for 2022 named...

2nd Mindanao Book Festival opens in Davao City on June 13 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 June) – The 2nd Mindanao Book Festival opens here on June 13 with a collective launch of Mindanao...

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