LATE BLOOMS: Time of Fireflies

MINDAVIEWS LATE BLOOMS: Time of Fireflies It was the twenty-third, not the twenty-first. But a two-day difference does not much matter, does it? Especially when the stage for its staging… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Democracy on the block

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/31 August) — Except for the rally that started on Thursday last week and ended on Monday morning, I don’t know of another incident in the past where… »


DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) — It had been almost two hours since Iglesia ni Cristo members started gathering on the sidewalk outside the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal on Sunday… »

Mind da News: ‘Honorable’ but Irresponsible

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, August 28, 2015 – In the media, they strongly express their optimism the House version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law would be passed next month despite that… »

COMMENTARY: Remembering the Martial Law Supreme Court

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 26 Aug) – In a couple of weeks, the entire nation will be commemorating the declaration of Martial Law. Allow me to initiate the process with… »

Top Stories

4 Mindanawons win Palanca Awards for Literature

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 Sept) — Four Mindanawons, three of them Dabawenyos, are among this year’s winners in the prestigious Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards). Two Dabawenyos won… »

Remembering the days of fear, celebrating courage

It was in the dead of night that the soldiers came, forced themselves into the hut of a peasant family, dragged the poor farmer out into the yard, and in… »

Balay Mindanaw, Tagum Cooperative win Galing Pook’s 1st Citizenship Award

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 September) — Two of three organizations honored for the Galing Pook Foundation’s 1st Citizenship Award on September 1 are from Mindanao: the Cagayan de Oro-based Balay Mindanaw… »

Philippine Eagle Pamana released in the wrong place – DENR

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 September) – Philippine Eagle Pamana would have survived if she was released deep in the forest of the 31,000-hectare Mt. Hamiguitan Range in Davao Oriental, an environment… »

North Cotabato wants cloud seeding done ahead of El Nino

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/02 September) – The North Cotabato provincial government has recommended the conduct of cloud seeding operations ahead of the El Nino phenomenon or dry spell which is expected… »

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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