Kidapawan City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Kidapawan City


Cotabato City on lockdown

Mar 18, 2020 - 8:22 AM

Kidapawan City is also placed under community quarantine

LOCKDOWN. Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi discusses the city's lockdown with local officials. Photo from Cotabato City's Facebook page

After hotel collapse, Kidapawan mayor urges businesses to inspect buildings

Nov 01, 2019 - 9:14 AM

(UPDATED) Post-earthquake, Kidapawan Mayor Joseph Evangelista admits the city does not even know how to demolish the 6-story Eva Hotel

ASSESSMENT. Kidapawan City engineers take a closer look at the collapsed Eva Hotel along Quezon Boulevard in Kidapawan City on Thursday, October 31,2019. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LOOK: Buildings destroyed by magnitude 6.5 quake that struck parts of Mindanao

Oct 31, 2019 - 1:30 PM

This happened just two days after a stronger magnitude 6.6 tremor rocked the same area that killed at least 6 people and injured hundreds in the region

A building damaged by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake is seen in Kidapawan town in the southern island of Mindanao on October 31, 2019. - A powerful quake struck in the southern Philippines on October 31 sending people fleeing from homes, schools and malls, with initial reports of damage to some buildings. (Photo by EDWIN BADILLES / AFP)

Arrest warrant out against suspects in Kidapawan broadcaster's killing

Oct 07, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Judge Henelinda Molina Diaz has ordered the arrest of Sotero Jacolbe Jr (alias Jun Jacolbe) and Junell Jane Andagkit Poten (alias Junell Gerozaga), according to the Presidential Task Force on Media Security

Journalist gunned down in Kidapawan City

Jul 11, 2019 - 9:29 AM

Brigada News-Kidapawan City radio broadcaster Eduardo Dizon is shot dead by unidentified suspects along the national highway of Kidapawan City

Over 100 inmates escape in Kidapawan jail attack

Jan 04, 2017 - 8:10 AM

UPDATED At least one jail personnel is killed during the attack

The North Cotabato District Jail in Kidapawan City. Photo courtesy of BJMP Community Relations Service Office

Kidapawan farmers file charges vs Aquino allies, police

Apr 26, 2016 - 12:02 AM

Our struggle for food land and justice is legitimate and we will pursue justice in every possible way one of the complainants vows

Farmers and their families file cases against officials over the Kidapawan dispersal.

Kidapawan and the rice riots

Apr 14, 2016 - 9:03 PM

Negotiations were cut short Riot police were unprepared and outnumbered Cops carried long arms This is the story behind the deadly protests in Kidapawan City

Field in Mindanao during the El Niño drought. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera / Rappler

From Tacloban to Kidapawan: Blaming the victim

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:30 PM

In perilous times like these anger and a sense of urgency are virtues Anything less is a denial of justice

The Standard poll, aid for Kidapawan, Panama Papers | 12PM wRap

Apr 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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#BigasHindiBala: Anne Curtis, Daniel Padilla, and more donate rice

Apr 05, 2016 - 8:56 PM

Anne Curtis Angel Locsin Robin Padilla Daniel Padilla and other celebrities send aid for the farmers affected by the drought in Mindanao

Kidapawan and why the Philippines is always short of rice

Apr 05, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Kidapawan is a failure of agriculture policy where the inability of the agriculture department and other parts of the government to come clean on El Niño resulted directly in lives being lost

ENDURING DROUGHT. Farmers demand assistance from the North Cotabato local government saying drought has crippled their farmlands. Photo from Kilab Multimedia Facebook page

PNP: Kidapawan cop injured by gunshot

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:50 PM

The PNP says one of its personnel was injured by a gunshot to his leg during the dispersal in Kidapawan City

STANDOFF. Photos taken before police and protesters clashed in Kidapawan. File photo from the PNP's official Facebook page

DILG chief: Who funded, organized Kidapawan protest?

Apr 04, 2016 - 12:44 PM

The interior secretary and national police chief insist dialogues were held prior to the dispersal and that the cops exercised maximum tolerance in Kidapawan

'MAXIMUM TOLERANCE'. File photo of DILG Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Kidapawan violence, One Cebu for Duterte, tax leak | 12PM wRap

Apr 04, 2016 - 12:02 PM

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Between good and evil in Kidapawan

Apr 04, 2016 - 11:00 AM

It s time to hope that a sensible majority will stop making this about the elections and candidates and power blocs

CONDEMNATION. Activists stage a rally in front of the Department of Agriculture building in Quezon City to protest the violent dispersal of farmers in Kidapawan City. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Kidapawan highway blockade cleared – mayor

Apr 03, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The detained farmers are also formally charged with direct assault at the Kidapawan City Prosecutors Office

Militants stage an indignation rally in front of the Department of Agriculture building in Quezon City to protest the violent dispersal in Kidapawan City where farmers were reported killed and injured. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Robin Padilla visits Kidapawan City after farmers' rally

Apr 02, 2016 - 7:44 PM

Robin visits Kidapawan City where a farmers protest turns violent following dispersal efforts by local police

Photo courtesy of Kilab Multimedia

Palace on Kidapawan rally: No reason for deaths

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:26 PM

There is no reason why people must die for asking for assistance from their own government says Malacañang as it urges hotheads to reserve judgement pending the investigation

PALACE STATEMENT. Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III, head of the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office holds a press briefing in Malacañang. Screenshot from PCOO video

Beyond the noise: Establishing facts, accountability in Kidapawan

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The challenge is to get the facts and verify these There are so many pieces in the jigsaw puzzle on accountability that are still missing

WOUNDED. One of the 13 hurt during a violent dispersal of a farmers' protest on April 1 in Kidapawan City. DISPERSAL. A farmer grimaces in pain after police dispersed a protest in Kidapawan City. Photo by Kilab Multimedia

Police prepare charges vs Kidapawan rally leaders

Apr 02, 2016 - 10:47 AM

Armed with a warrant police search the facilities of the Spottswood Methodist Center for firearms a day after the scuffle

SEARCH. A policeman conducts a search for firearms in facility inside the Spottswood Methodist Center on April 2, 2016. Photo from Kilab Multimedia Facebook page

1 killed, 13 wounded in farmers' protest in Kidapawan

Apr 01, 2016 - 11:50 AM

7th UPDATE The protesting farmers are asking for help from the government due to the effects of a drought in the area

Fire-hit Mt Apo cleared of climbers

Mar 28, 2016 - 1:21 AM

Dozens of firemen and volunteers are still battling the blaze that hit the country s highest peak

Quake shakes central, southern Mindanao

Jul 15, 2013 - 10:01 AM

2nd UPDATE A magnitude 5 2 earthquake shook parts of central and southern Mindanao Monday morning July 15

Graphic courtesy of Phivolcs

1 dead as flash floods inundate parts of Mindanao

Jun 12, 2012 - 7:15 PM

Flashfloods brought by heavy localized rains inundated parts of Mindanao leaving at least one person dead and dozens of families in evacuation centers