MIND DA NEWS: SONA 2014 at a Glance

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 July 29) – The President’s Fifth State of the Nation Address yesterday afternoon, July 28 – 1 hour and 34 minutes – is five… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Lessons from Graham Nash

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Lessons from Graham Nash By H. Marcos C. Mordeno MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 July) – And there’s so much time to make up/Everywhere you turn/Time we have wasted… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: A SONA should have an empowering message

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) — Like the electricity situation in much of Mindanao and the country, the empowerment of the Filipino remains a pending issue, an unaddressed item… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Ever heard of management by wandering around?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) — People generally don’t comment, but walking around certain barangays reveals a marked contrast between two distinct residential areas. One area is the privately… »

COMMENT: Footnotes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/27 July)– Life’s path twists and turns. A fool he is who wants it straight. Life’s excitement is in its twists and turns as the resilience of… »

Top Stories

Sulu ambush fatalities surge to 23; Abu Sayyaf drug addicts suspected

ISABELA CITY, Basilan (MindaNews / 29 July) – Fatalities in last Monday’s ambush by the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu have risen to 23 as the police suspected that the perpetrators… »

‘Nakaka-disappoint naman,’ say MILF rebs on PNoy’s SONA

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Inside a small, dark office, five young Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels gathered around a small TV set to watch the State of… »

War-weary Moros ask gov’t to pass BBL

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato (MindaNews/29 July) – Tired of war and running for dear life whenever fighting occurred, many Moros are asking both the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front to… »

Aquino asks Congress to be considerate on Bangsamoro law

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/29 July) – President Benigno S. Aquino III asked the consideration of Congress for the delay in the submission of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during his… »

BFAR-12 enhances computerized registration of fisher folks

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 12 is targeting a significant increase in the region’s fisher folk registration… »

Around Mindanao

Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity

Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity Statement of Catholic Bishops and Educators on Peacebuilding in Mindanao Davao City April 10, 2014 Sustainable peace and the righting of historical injustices have been… »

IPs to President Aquino: on the Bangsamoro

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT April 7, 2014 HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO SIMEON AQUINO III President of the Republic of the Philippines Malacanang, Manila Your Excellency President Aquino:
Greetings of Peace… »

COMMENT: Brownouts Exploited

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 March) — Brownouts or power outages are bad. However, what’s worse is the exploitation of brownouts to raise the price of electricity in the spot market.… »

Waterfalls galore!

TRAVEL/FITNESS ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 09 March) – Until recently, I’ve been to eight of Iligan’s two dozen or so waterfalls. Twice I was commissioned by the City Tourism Office… »

Laos kids express hope for the future through images

Through drawings, photos and role play, children from different provinces met in Vientiane to express their vision for their villages by the time they reach 20. VIENTIANE, Laos (MindaNews /… »

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