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Murder case vs suspect in Davao bar shooting downgraded to homicide

Amierkhan Mangacop. From the Justice for Amier Mangacop Facebook page DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) – The...

Transgender grads’ silent protests draw loudest cheers in UP Mindanao commencement rites

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 July) – While protests are a tradition during graduation ceremonies in various campuses of the University of...

Vets detect new ASF infection in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 20 July) – Authorities found African Swine Fever (ASF) on several pigs at a village in this...

Dr. Pepino indicted for homicide, not murder, in Davao shooting case

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 July) – Instead of a graver offense for murder, the Office of the City Prosecutor has found...

Realignment of Davao-Samal bridge project sought to save reef

(Updated) SAMAL ISLAND (MindaNews / 20 July) – The Rodriguez family, operator of resorts in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS),...

1 summa, 80 others graduate with Latin honors in UP Min’s face-to-face graduation rites

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 July) – Class 2022 of the University of the Philippines in Mindanao (UPMin) produced a summa cum...

Higaonon novelist and poet dies

Telesforo Sugdan Sungkit Jr. in a talk to students in 2014. Photo from the Facebook page of TS Sungkit Jr.

New CDO mayor skips 1st COVID-19 briefing to entertain Miss CDO candidates

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 19 July) – Newly elected Mayor Rolando “Klarex” Uy did not attend the scheduled Monday morning...

Volunteer Lumad teacher charged with attempted murder

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 19 July) – The volunteer Lumad teacher is temporarily detained at Station 1 of the...

Diarrhea outbreak in Davao possibly caused by water contamination due to flooding

Residents along Davao River ignore the danger posed by the floodwater as they try to salvage a driftwood in this photo...

Volunteer Lumad teacher nabbed by police in Surigao Sur 

Image from Karapatan Caraga Facebook page SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (MindaNews / 18 July) — A volunteer...

Number of diarrhea cases in Davao’s Toril District rising

Toril District in Davao City. Map courtesy of Google DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 July) — The number...

Autopsy on Amierkhan Mangacop’s body bares six gunshot wounds

Image from the Justice for Amier Mangacop Facebook page. DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 July) — The National...

In six years, at least 30 books on Rodrigo Duterte as President 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 July) –  After it became certain that he won the Presidential race in the May 9, 2016 polls,...

Edge Davao’s chief editor Tony Ajero writes 30

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 July) – Veteran journalist Antonio Movera Ajero, a pillar of community journalism, died on Sunday. He was 76.

Kadayawan committee wants festival participants to be fully vaxxed; COVID-19 task force says it’s...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) -- Making the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination mandatory for participants of face-to-face activities in the Kadayawan...

BARMM funds town hall for Sibutu, public market for Sitangkai 

SIBUTU, Tawi-Tawi (MindaNews / 16 July)  –A town hall for Sibutu and a public market for Sitangkai are among the projects launched here...

Books Zamboanga features book fair, talks on literature and workshop on illustrating for children 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) – A book fair, talks on creating and advocating literature, and a workshop on illustrating for children,...

Mintal’s Sangguniang Kabataan honors Japan’s Shinzo Abe 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) –  The Sangguniang Kabataan of Barangay Mintal expressed their condolences to the family of Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister...

Reuben Canoy reunited with wife Solona in final resting place 

CAGAYAN DE ORO  (MindaNews / 16 July) --  Former mayor Reuben Canoy, one of Mindanao’s most colorful political leaders,  was laid to rest with...

Management mulls keeping Davao public library open 24/7

The four-story public library of Davao City. Photo courtesy of Davao City Library & Information Center DAVAO CITY...

Suspect in Davao bar shooting meant to inflict serious harm on victim – NBI

Amierkhan Mangacop. From the Justice for Amier Mangacop Facebook page DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 July) – Dr....

House candidate Mags Maglana recycles campaign tarps into bags

A worker from the City Environment and Natural Resources Office tears down campaign materials in Lanang, Davao City on Wednesday (11...

Residents of Surigao Sur town get one sack of rice each from municipal government

A resident carries a sack of rice from a storage house in Carrascal, Surigao del Sur. Photo courtesy of Mayor VJ...

Councilor urges transfer of 4th Infantry Division 

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 15 July) -- The recent explosions at the 4th Infantry Division in Barangay Patag here last Tuesday have...

[SPECIAL REPORT] Mindanao 2022 to 2025:  fat and obese dynasties rule (3)

Last of three parts  DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /13 July) –  At the inauguration of the Siargao Island Sports and Tourism...

Implementation of Inclusive Education Act for PWDs sought

Graduates of Bukidnon National High School in Malaybalay City. MindaNews file photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO MALAYBALAY...

2 robusta coffee varieties from PH shine in World of Coffee

A caretaker checks coffee seedlings at a nursery in Libona, Bukidnon on Wednesday (11 October 2017). The municipality of Libona is...

Bangsamoro gov’t kicks off 2nd leg of excellence award in honor of MILF founder...

CAMP RAJAHMUDA, Pikit, Cotabato (MindaNews / 13 July) – In commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the martyrdom of Moro Islamic Liberation...

Davao City councilor proposes anti-bullying ordinance

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) – Councilor Enzo Villafuerte is calling for the enactment of an anti-bullying ordinance in Davao City...

COVID-19 positivity rate in Davao rises to 5.6%

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) – The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positivity rate in Davao City has slightly gone beyond the acceptable...

[SPECIAL REPORT] Mindanao 2022 to 2025:  fat and obese dynasties rule (2)

2nd of three parts  DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /12 July) – Six of 27 provinces in Mindanao are ruled by governors, vice...

‘Chemical reaction’ caused explosion in CDO Army camp

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 13 July) – A “chemical reaction” may have triggered the explosion at the ammunition dump in...

4 wounded in Maguindanao public terminal shootout

SIMUAY, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 13 July) – At least four persons were reported wounded as clashes took place in a...

Remains of Davao shooting victim exhumed by NBI

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – A forensic team from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Davao exhumed on Tuesday the remains...

Army cordons off area around ammo dump after CDO explosion 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – Military authorities have cordoned off the area around the ammunition dump at Camp...

Killing of BARMM education official ‘alarming’ – Iqbal

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – Mohagher Iqbal, Minister of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE), said the recent assassination attack...

Explosions from fire in Army HQ in CDO cause panic

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – An ammunition dump, or where the military stores live ammunition and explosives, of...

[SPECIAL REPORT] Mindanao 2022 to 2025: fat and obese dynasties rule (1)

1st of three parts  DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /11 July) – Across Mindanao’s 27 provinces, 33 cities and 60 congressional districts,...

35-km virtual race in 35 days set for Philippine eagle conservation

Philippine eagle Agsamon turns five months old in May 2021. MindaNews photo courtesy of Philippine Eagle Foundation DAVAO...

Burning car linked to 4 slain in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 11 July) --  Police on Sunday linked a burning Kia Picanto car abandoned Friday night in Naawan town,...

Miss Cagayan de Oro beauty pageant: 94 years and still counting

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 10 July) – Launched in 1928, the Miss Cagayan de Oro beauty pageant has survived World War...

GenSan prosecutors junk ex-solon’s P100-M libel case vs broadcasters

GENERAL SANTOS CITY  (MindaNews / 10 July) -- A former lawmaker who lost in the May 9 elections failed in her bid...

Siargao hosts National Dragon Boat regatta 

SIARGAO ISLAND, Surigao del Norte  (MindaNews / 10 July) -- More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns and six months after Super...

NBI starts own probe on killing of 19-year old student 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 July) -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Davao said it has started its separate probe on the...

Cotabato City mayor names 4 deputy mayors

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 09 July) --  Cotabato City mayor Mohammad Ali Matabalao on Friday named four highly influential community leaders to...

Galvez is still Peace Adviser; vows Marcos committed to peace process, especially in...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 July) – Retired General Carlito Galvez is still Presidential Peace Adviser “on holdover capacity” to avoid interruption...

Shooting victim in Davao wanted to help his poor family, says uncle; police hit...

Anwar Mangacop, uncle of 19-year-old Amierkhan Mangacop, appears during a press conference held at their residence in Davao City on Friday,...

Davao Region’s cacao industry lags behind global demand for chocolates

Drying cacao beans in Tugbok District, Davao city. MindaNews file photo by RUBY THURSDAY MORE DAVAO CITY (MindaNews...

Barangay councilman in South Cotabato removed as 4Ps beneficiary

Municipality of Banga, South Cotabato. Map courtesy of Google GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 7 July)  --  A barangay...

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