Monthly Archives: November 2017

2 terrorists involved in drug trade nabbed in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 2 Nov) – Joint operatives arrested two alleged members of a local terrorist cell that supposedly doubles as protector of a major drug group in an operation late Wednesday night in Maasim town in Sarangani Province. Gil Cesario Castro, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Region 12 director, identified the suspects as […]

CRUCIBLE: Wakasan ang Martial Law at Giyera at Isulong ang Seryosong “Pis Prasis”

(Talumpati sa pambansang kumperensya ng Laban ng Masa, ginanap sa Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, nuong 29 Oktobre 2017. Para malagyan nang konteksto at malinaw na paglalahad, may mga konteng dagdag sa talumpati pero walang ginawang pagbago sa kabuuang buod ng mensahe.) LUNGSOD NG QUEZON (MindaNews / Nob 2) – Isang mapagpalayang pagbati ngayong araw sa […]

GMO banana developed in Australia to be tested in Mindanao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 2 Nov) – Australian researchers are planning to conduct field trials in Mindanao for a genetically engineered Cavendish banana that was developed to resist the highly destructive Fusarium wilt or Panama disease. Colin Melvin, commercial services director of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia, said Mindanao, including […]

Davao fire displaces 81 families

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Nov) – Some 81 families were displaced after a massive fire broke out Wednesday evening at Zone 5, Purok Mahayag in Buhangin here. According to Police Regional Office 11, the fire was triggered by an unattended lighted candle inside the house of Rizalino Monleon around 5 p.m. The fire immediately […]

Passport of Indon nabbed in Marawi was recovered by troops in April

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 November) – An Indonesian national believed to be member of the terror group that laid siege on Marawi City was arrested at 7 a.m. Wednesday in Barangay Loksadatu by members of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT), Col. Romeo Brawner, Deputy Commander of Joint Task Force Ranao said. Brawner said […]

Love forever

Julita Ramos, 88, visits the grave of her husband Eugenio at the Davao Memorial Park on  All Saints’ Day, November 1, 2017. Her husband passed away ten years ago. She thanks neighbors and strangers who helped her cross the street and ride the jeep from her residence in Matina Aplaya to the memorial park, carrying […]

Lorenzana, del Rosario to lead Marawi rehab

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Nov) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has assigned Defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario to lead the rehabilitation of Marawi City, which was destroyed by nearly five months of fighting between the military and Islamic State-inspired Maute Group. In a media briefing held upon his arrival […]