COMMENT: Islamophobia: Perception vs. Reality

I. In the Philippines GENERAL SANTOS CITY, September 1, 2014 – The article, “A Second take on Islamopobia” (MindaNews, August 22, 2014), is strikingly interesting. The author, Prof. Yusuf Morales,… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Focus on the problem!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/01 September) — It’s a sad commentary on the role of highly educated citizens like lawyers and educators that even as they inveigh against problems caused… »


DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 September) — Indeed, there are many reasons why we need to take another look at our Constitution, not only those pertaining to the economic provisions, but including… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: President Miriam?

Unsaon na lang kung si mam modagan dili kaha ang taga-Makati malisang? puwerti na ra ba niyang pangandam ang tibuok pamilya sa position gibutang aron ang pundo di magkulang pero… »

REVIEW: A hindsight on the show of Agnes Locsin, Bulak: Ika limang Galaw Locsin Dance Studio, Davao City, August 29, 2014

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 September) — I watched Bulak: Ika-Limang Galaw, a dance-movement-drama production at the Locsin Dance Studio at Quirino, Davao City on August 29. An avid fan and friend… »

Top Stories

Army captain, 2 militiamen killed in Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/01 September) – A junior Army officer and two militiamen were killed by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in two separate incidents Saturday in the hinterlands of Basilan province,… »

Mindanao’s role in national economy focus of 23rd Minbizcon

GENERAL SANTOS CITY(MindaNews/01 September)–For the third time within 23 years, this city hosted again Monday the Mindanao Business Conference (Minbizcon), and this time, officials underlined the island’s contribution to the… »

Mindanao to benefit most from Asean economic integration – PNoy

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/01 September) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said Monday Mindanao is currently in the best position to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the integration… »

Manila truck ban feared to affect prices of goods in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/01 September) — Business leaders here warned of drastic increases in the coming months in the prices of various commodities that are shipped through the ports of… »

Davao-Samal bridge seen to boost tourism in Talikud Island

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 September) – A bridge linking the Island Garden City of Samal and this city will mean more tourists coming to Talikud Island, Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo… »

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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