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The Big News

The Big News

Army Scout Rangers duck for cover beside a wall after Maute gunmen fired shots at them in Marawi City on May 27, 2017. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

DND: Marawi war stems from failure to value intel

What happened in Marawi City was not a failure of intelligence but a failure to appreciate intelligence. This was emphasized by Department of National Defense...
Two Balangiga bells exhibited at Fort D.A. Russel, now F. E. Warren Air Force Base / Wikipedia Photo

Return of Balangiga bells seen to boost RP-US ties

The return of the Bells of Balangiga to the Philippines will not only heal the wounds of the Filipino-American War but also bring closer...
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SAF unit in NBP replaced – DOJ

Department of Justice Undersecretary Antonio Kho said that the Special Action Force  contingent deployed last year to secure the maximum-security compound of the New...

WALKS THE TALK: Air Asia exec says of Duterte government

The chief executive officer of Air Asia minced no words about how the Duterte administration has been addressing air connectivity and in promoting tourism...

Sara thumbs down P1.87B Mega Harbor project bid

City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has terminated a joint venture agreement with Mega Harbour and Development Corporation that would have paved the way for a...
Scenes from the signing agreement between Tagum City and Haikou City of China, represented by Mayor Allan L. Rellon and Mayor Ni Qiang, respectively. The ceremony was witnessed by no less than House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua. CIO Tagum

Tagum inks sisterhood ties with Haikou City

The Palm City of the Philippines formally established partnership with the Coconut City of China. Tagum City achieved a great feat once again as...
Child evacuees take a nap on the floor in one of the classrooms of the Iligan City National School of Fisheries in Barangay Buruun Tuesday afternoon (6 June 2017). Thousands of Maranaos have fled Marawi because of the ongoing skirmishes between government soldiers and the Maute Group. MindaNews photo by AUBREY ROCIN LLAMAS

Marawi residents told it’s not safe to return home

National Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana announced that it is not yet possible for the government to allow the displaced families to return home since...

Duterte asks SC: Stop issuing TROs versus gov’t programs

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday called on the Supreme Court to look into the matter of the issuance of a temporary restraining order...
Hot porridge and chicken were distributed to evacuees at the evacuation center in Maria Cristina, Iligan City before the start of the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday afternoon, July 24, 2017. The Philippine Information set up a huge television screen inside the evacuation center for the evacuees to watch. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

Marawi evacuees implore Duterte to send them home

Desperate for relief assistance after two months in evacuation centers here, throngs of evacuees from besieged Marawi City now want to go back to their homes so...
NOT BOMBED. The Bato Ali mosque located within the conflict zone in Marawi City stands against a backdrop of smoke from bombs dropped at a distance on Wednesday (14 June 2017). The Armed Forces of the Philippines has issued a statement categorically stating that it has "not bombed and will not bomb mosques in Marawi." The Maute terror group has reportedly encamped in mosques and uses them as machine-gun and snipers' nests. MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

Gov’t forces call on Maute to surrender

Calls for the ISIS-inspired Maute Gropu to surrender echoed in this city’s conflict zone on Monday. “Surrender now! The government knows where you are hiding,”...


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