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COMMENT: BBL: On Deleted Provisions

I. On Bangsamoro Police GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 24, 2015 – The House AHCBBL (Ad Hoc Committee on Bangsamoro Basic Law) said it had deleted five provisions of the Draft… »

BATANG MINDANAW: The cruel D

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — Depression comes in many ways. It’s not always cutting your wrists until you’re drowning in your own blood or overdosing in pills because you can’t… »

PEACETALK: We have gone this far in our peace process; there should be no turning back

(Thank You Speech by Prof. Miriam Coronel Ferrer Awarding Ceremony, Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women, Peace and Security, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 22 April 2015) Your Excellencies: Former… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Chinese skullduggery in the West Philippine Sea

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Apr) – Skullduggery is defined by the dictionary as “sneaky, dishonest behavior; or trickery.” No better word can describe the treacherous, illegal acts… »

CRUCIBLE: Leadership and Asian Values (1)

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 22 Apr) – When in our previous khutbah (discourse) we praised Nelson Mandela and the rather unique “lightning rod” that defined his leadership as critical in ending Apartheid… »

Top Stories

Dinagat to sue 2 more mining firms for unpaid taxes

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — Two more mining companies will be included in the lawsuit filed by the Province of Dinagat Islands for refusal to settle local tax obligations. Provincial… »

P156M of crops damaged by drought in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — Around P156 million worth of agricultural crops in South Cotabato province have been so far devastated as a result of the prolonged dry spell… »

Davao health office asked to name tea shops displaying expired milk

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) – An owner of a milk tea shop has asked the City Health Office to make public the names of shops where it seized last week… »

GenSan cited for child-friendly local governance

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — The city government’s efforts to transform the city into a child-friendly locality got a major boost after it received the prestigious Seal of Child-Friendly… »

Sama Dilaut’s first magna cum laude joins MSU Tawi-tawi faculty

BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi (MindaNews/24 April) – Mindanao State University Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography (MSU-TCTO) – will welcome a new faculty member soon — a member of the Sama Dilaut… »

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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