ASUNCION, Davao del Norte — In impromptu press conference inside the headquarters of the Army’s Infantry Battalion, a visibly irked President Rodrigo Duterte gave the National Democratic Front (NDF) 24 hours or up to 5 p..m. on July 30 to reciprocate the unilateral ceasefire he declared during his 1st State of the Nation Address (SONA)… read more →
EAGLE’S NEST.At least 20,000 people have gathered in Davao City for the grand rally of presidential aspirant Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night. The rally is said to be the biggest political gathering in the history of the city.
Members of the Task Force Samal chat with the guard chat at the harbor area Holiday Oceanview Resort in Barangay Camudmud, Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte where three foreign nationals and a Filipina were abducted on September 21. I took this shot while onboard an outrigger boat with the local fishermen. The… read more →
Mindanao Ilaga Movement from keith bacongco on Vimeo. Mindanao Ilaga Movement says they support the peace agreement between the Philippine government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) but they are wary of the other Moro factions who have been left out in the negotiations.
An approximate path of the flashflood that wiped out barangay Andap proper in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province as Typhoon Pablo makes a landfall in nearby province of Davao Oriental on December 4, 2012. This illustration is based on the testimonies of the survivors I have interviewed. This is also based on the photographs I… read more →
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 December)– “Miracle ang nangyari sa akin (What happened to me was a miracle),” Second Lieutenant Jose Enrico Nuas said of his harrowing experience while Typhoon Pablo battered them last week. In fact, “God” was the only word that the junior officer recalled uttering that time while struggling to resurface from the raging… read more →
Dipolog booters rout Mlang FC 4-1 during the Philippine Football Federation – SMART National Club Championship Mindanao Finals at the Tionko Football Field in Davao City on Saturday.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 17 Oct) – The cry for justice still continues and grows a year after the death of Italian missionary Fausto “Pops” Tentorio of the Pontifical Institute of Foreign Missions (PIME), said his fellow missionary Peter Geremia. But Geremia could not hide his disappointment on some Department of Justice officials who had… read more →
Hundreds of Muslims and peace advocates coming from Mindanao as well as from Metro Manila have gathered at Mendiola on Sunday afternoon for peace rally on the eve of the signing of the Framework Agreement between the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) that will be held at the Malacanang Palace.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 August) — Five members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were reported killed in an firefight with government troops in Sitio Mangani, Barangay Tapak in Paquibato District at 5:45a.m. Sunday, the military reported. Major Jacob Thaddeus Obligado, chief of the 10th Civil Miltiary Operations Battalion, said the NPA rebels attacked a detachment… read more →