Category Archives: All Souls Day


SainA vendor sorts cutflowers in her stall in Cagayan de Oro City on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Millions of Filipinos nationwide are expected to troop to cemeteries and memorial parks on All Saints and All Souls days to offer flowers at the graves of …

Flower Farm

A worker harvests flowers at the Puentespina Flower Farm in Baguio District, Davao City on 26 October 2018. It is a busy season for flower farms as Filipinos head to cemeteries to visit departed relatives and friends on All Saints’ and All Souls’  days on Nov. 1 and 2. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO  

Tent City, soon

Only a few tents have been put up at the Davao Memorial Park in Davao City as of 26 October 2018 but  tents of various sizes are expected to cover the entire area on Nov. 1 (All Saints Day) and Nov. 2 (All Souls Day), making the search for the graveyards of loved ones difficult. Stalls […]

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 […]


NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/31 October) — When we kids were still in grade school we always looked forward to All Souls Day. It meant a sumptuous eat-all-you-can fare of native delicacies: biko, suman or budbod, puto maya, and the cold-looking but deceivingly hot tsokolate. The neighbors would always have any of the preparations, and the […]

Region 12 police on red alert for “undas”

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 October) — Police authorities have placed the entire Region 12 under full red alert in line with the observance of “undas” or All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. Chief Insp. Aldrin Gonzales, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office-12, said Monday the heightened alert status took effect over the weekend based on the region’s […]

Over 13,000 drivers caught violating Davao traffic code — traffic management office

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 October) – Drivers comprised the most number of violators of the city’s traffic ordinance that has been implemented starting September 11 this year, the Transportation and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) said. As of October 20, there were 23,664 violators of the Comprehensive Transport and Traffic Code of whom 13,935 were drivers and 9,729 were […]