Category Archives: digos city

Chinese funding for Mindanao Railway Project ‘a done deal’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) – The construction of phase 1 of the Department of Transportation’s Mindanao Railway Project with funds from Chinese Official Development Assistance “is a done deal,” project manager Patmei Ruivivar said. Ruivivar told a press conference on Friday that this was confirmed to her by Transportation Undersecretary for railways Timothy John Batan. […]

RROW negotiations for Mindanao railway start this year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 July) – Negotiations with property owners to settle road right of way matters for the implementation of phase one of the Mindanao Railway Project will start this year, an official from the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. MinDA executive deputy director Romeo Montenegro said in an interview on Wednesday that the government […]

Empty Shelves

Mother and child walk past shelves that had been emptied of sliced loaf bread over the holidays in a mall supermarket in Digos City Monday (8 January 2018). Sliced bread features prominently during the Filipinos’ media noche meal on New Year’s Eve….

Art Garden

Kublai Art Garden in Kapatagan, Digos City in Davao del Sur has become a popular destination for bonding time with relatives and friends such as this group on 29 December 2017. The place features the Agong House and other sculptural pieces of Mindanawon artist Kublai (Mujahid Ponce Millan). MindaNews photo by GG BUENO

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Davao del Sur @ 50. 01 July 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING HIS  ATTENDANCE TO THE 50TH ARAW NG DAVAO DEL SUR [Davao Del Sur Coliseum, Brgy. Matti, Digos City, […]

Recycled Stroller

A little boy rides an ingeniously assembled stroller in Digos City Tuesday (11 October 2016). With a bamboo pole, his grandfather (the one pushing) assembled it from an old stroller originally bought for the the child’s elder sibling. MindaNews photo by Eric S.B. Libre