By Frinston Lim
Children as young as 7 ride wooden boards and glide adroitly over foot-high swells that break against the long stretch of white sand beach. It’s a sight that has turned the coastal village of Dahican here into a prime surfing destination in southern Mindanao.
By Frinston L. Lim
It would be a pity if picnickers and nature lovers miss out on this gem. A 10-minute drive from the center of this agricultural town, Panas, is an idyllic mountain resort tucked deep in a forest and nestled between the hills, replete with natural multitiered waterfalls that cascade to a lagoon where intrepid swimmers can take a dip in its soothingly cold, crystal-clear waters.
By Frinston L. Lim
Perched above the hills, some over 300 meters above sea level, Lake Sebu, a first-class municipality in Mindanao’s south-central tip, is a veritable paradise for tourists of all persuasions.
By JB R. Deveza
He sure is no spring chicken. But as they say, it’s never too late to be who you want to be. Just ask Cesar Barcelona Bagaipo, the country’s soon-to-be oldest new lawyer, who will be turning 70 next month.
By Allan Nawal
Forgot to buy your cigarette or did you suddenly run out of a stick to light? Think twice before asking somebody to hand you one. More likely, fellow smokers would tell you they have run out of sticks, too.
By Ryan D. Rosauro
Lighted pyramids and cathedrals, glittering temples and pagodas, glowing lanterns and Disneyland characters—they came together to bathe this city in light and color as the Christmas season officially began here on Saturday night.
By Karlos Manlupig
Susan Gimagan beamed with pride as she marched to the stage to receive her high school diploma. Nothing unusual, one might say, except that Gimagan is not just 45 years old and a widow but she also has been in jail for the last five years awaiting trial on a narcotics charge.
By Roli Pinsoy
The majestic Philippine eagle, the national bird, has a reputation of being a strong, aggressive and fierce animal. But when it comes to showing love and devotion to its mate and offspring, it is surprisingly gentle and caring.
By Judy Quiros
The Filipino’s penchant for anything roasted—which gave success to the likes of Andok’s chicken and Mila’s lechon (roasted whole pig)—has made a businessman here think about further exploiting it.
By Germelina Lacorte
Mindanao Inquirer photo correspondent Jeoffrey Maitem bagged the first prize in the professional category of the photo contest, “Oro, Plata, Mata,” conducted by journalists at the Ateneo de Davao University (ADMU) early this month.
By Aquiles Z. Zonio
MAITUM, Sarangani, Philippines—Claro Ducusin Cabading celebrated his 105th birthday on August 9 and became the oldest surviving resident of Sarangani. Lolo Arong, as he is fondly called by his family and friends, was born on August 9, 1906 in Pakpakak, San Juan town, La Union. He said there were a few things that helped him [...]