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POETRY: GERA-GERA

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… »

TARGET PRACTICE: The real power industry in Mindanao

Conclusion DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – First off, apologies to those waiting for this piece, if any. Just in any parts of the country, the power industry in… »

MIND DA NEWS: Don’t Dismiss the Petitions

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindNews/28 June) — The petitions of the Philconsa (Philippine Constitution Association) and Jacinto Paras, former congressman from Negros Oriental, to declare unconstitutional, illegal and void the Framework… »

Top Stories

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… »

36 pupils in Butuan hospitalized for suspected food poisoning

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/03 July) – Thirty-six schoolchildren were rushed to the Agusan del Norte Provincial Hospital here for suspected food poisoning Friday. The children, all pupils of Doongan Elementary School,… »

6.1-magnitude quake jolts parts of Mindanao, Eastern Visayas

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/03 July) – A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Surigao del Norte, other parts of Mindanao and Eastern Visayas at 2:43 p.m. Friday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology… »

Floods, strong winds batter Southwestern Mindanao

LEBAK, Sultan Kudarat (MindaNews/03 July) – Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds continued to batter Maguindanao and neighboring provinces as of Friday, causing floods that have destroyed millions of pesos… »

17 houses damaged by strong winds in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/03 July) — Seventeen houses were damaged in Tupi town in South Cotabato after strong winds battered three of its villages on Thursday afternoon. Emil Sumagaysay, Tupi… »

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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Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center (MNICC) is a cooperative composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media. We also believe that Mindanao is not all bad news and that our responsibility as journalists and information providers is to ensure a mixed balance of reports beyond the usual fare published in national newspapers or aired on radio and TV.