COMMENT: ‘Bong-Bong’ Bangs Away (4)

III. What He Wants GENERAL SANTOS CITY, July 6, 2015 – For eight and a half months, the Senate had failed to come out with a committee report on the… »

PEACETALK: Our past, and what we were and what we are now, are older than all these constitutions

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/05 July) — Two cases have been filed against me, along with the other members of the Government Peace Panel, and other personalities involved in the peace process.… »


Usa ka adlaw nianà, dinhà ako ing nakità pundok sa mga batà lagsik nga nanagdulà hilabihan kasadyà hilabihan kabanhà. Adunay naghupò-hupò, naa usab nagtagò-tagò nagpasalipod ulo ray niguhò sa luyo… »

MIND DA NEWS: Blessing in Disguise! Welcome!

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 30 June) – We suggested in our June 28 Mind da News article that the Government, Moro Islamic Liberation Front and their supporters should welcome… »

POETRY: Legend

To the vow he made not again to be captured alive true he stayed. And now he’s dead. On the field of combat breathed he his last. His rifle held… »

Top Stories

Mangudadatu to visit ailing Ampatuan massacre principal suspect if…

BULUAN, Maguindanao (MindaNews/07 July) — Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu said he was willing to visit ailing former governor Andal Ampatuan Sr., a principal suspect in the 2009 Ampatuan massacre, if… »

BIFF attacks a show of force – Army

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews/07 July) – The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) has been staging attacks to create the impression that it remains a force to reckon with, 6th… »

Groups bring ‘militarization’ of Lumad schools to CBCP’s attention

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 July) – After the Department of Education refused to heed calls for the pullout of government troops from schools for indigenous peoples in Southern Mindanao, Gabriela Rep.… »

“Do not panic,” Duterte tells public; asks CIDG to take over probe on “fake rice”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/05 July) – “Do not panic,” Mayor Rodrigo Duterte urged the public on Sunday, as he asked the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to take over the… »

Victims’ kin on Ampatuan Sr.’s hospitalization: independent evaluation please

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat (MindaNews/04 July) – Relatives of victims of the November 23, 2009 massacre in Ampatuan, Maguindanao agree it is the right of Andal Ampatuan, Sr., to be hospitalized… »

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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