TREND MAKER. Mindanao Gold Star Daily was established in 1989 to set ablaze a new meaning and flame to the local newspaper business. Throughout the years it continued its focus and interest in the rural areas and pioneered the growth of countryside journalism.
IT’S VISION. Mr. Ernesto G. Chu, President Emeritus and Founder of The Mindanao Gold Star Daily Corporation envisioned making use of the Mindanao Gold Star Daily as a vehicle in carrying out an active role in the promotion of countryside development in the islands of Mindanao. The Mindanao Gold Star Daily desires that Mindanao be made known not only as a Muslim area laden with some socio-political conflicts but as a peace loving people. Mindanao is rich with its culture and heritage, vast land area being idled and the local folks find that to improve ones lives and to look for greener pasture in Manila or in other progressive cities in the country or work abroad, a situation that is addressed by Mindanao Gold Star Daily by promoting Mindanao in its local paper that will ignite investors to come in.
STRENGTH. The Mindanao Gold Star Daily is the only daily community newspaper that has a wide distribution network in the island of Mindanao. It has dozens of columnist and 80 bureau offices manned by highly competent correspondents and The Mindanao Gold Star Daily is strategically networked in 24 provinces and 20 cities throughout Mindanao.
CIRCULATION PROFILE. Mindanao Gold Star Daily has 60,600 circulation production daily which sales is relied not much on the street sales but on the subscription of its readers being delivered directly by corresponding Bureaus /Agencies assign in strategic places in Mindanao. Mindanao Gold Star Daily rallies the following points in its editorial policy.
MINDANAO GOLD STAR DAILY for several years in the service of promoting the island of Mindanao has been the recipient of several awards and various sectors. To mention among others, The Hall of Fame Award accorded by the Philippine Press Institute- Konrad Adenauer Foundation citing Mindanao Gold Star Daily for Best in Business and Economic Reporting (1999,2000,2001 and 2002) and lately, The Rotary club of Manila accorded Mindanao Gold Star Daily as Regional Newspaper Award for the year 2008-2009 given on June 17,2010 in Manila.