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WORM’S EYEVIEW: Persistent cynicism

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — In a way, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) can thank the weakness of our democracy for the concessions it won from negotiating… »

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Across the Sea, Mindanao reaches out to Leyte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 April) — For the 210 households who are currently living in the village of Sta. Cruz, a picturesque coastal village in Tanauan, Leyte, Davao del Norte was… »

PEACETALK: On the Draft BBL

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/23 April) — There is a lot of speculation going on vis-a-vis the said draft, considering that the Bangsamoro Transition Commission’s (BTC) protocol says that it works by… »

COMMENT: Aquino III’s Messages: What a Revelation!

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 23, 2014 – President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III delivered to the nation two messages in four days – one, his Lenten Message on Maundy Thursday;… »

TURNING POINT: The Earth: Ours to Love, to Live

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/23 April) — The 22 of April is celebrated annually as Earth Day to raise worldwide awareness on the need to care for and protect the planet… »

Top Stories

80% of corals in Siargao lost to blast fishing

DAPA, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/24 April) — Eighty percent of the corals in the island of Siargao including Bucas Grande have been totally destroyed mainly by destructive fishing. Giani Grifoni,… »

Communicating the Impact of Climate Change is 9th Mindanao Media Summit’s theme

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 April) – Mindanawon experts will discuss with Mindanawon media executives the impact of climate change in Mindanao, the theme for the 9th Mindanao Media Summit… »

Groups seek halt to entry of ‘golden rice’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — Environmental groups in the city are gathering signatures for a petition asking the Department of Agriculture (DA) to prevent the entry of the so-called golden… »

3 kids die in evacuation sites for Davao fire victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — A disease caused by unsanitary conditions has claimed the lives of three children in two evacuation sites for victims of the fire that occurred early… »

80,000 tourists expected during Sarangani Bay Festival

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — The provincial government of Sarangani is projecting around 80,000 tourist or visitor arrivals for the upcoming 2014 Sarangani Bay Festival (SarBay). April Marjorie Rudes,… »

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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