THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Failed intentions

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 January) — We’re often warned about the road to hell being paved with good intentions. Well-intentioned leaders promise deliverance from hellish conditions, offering their leadership… »


Ang akong higalang Bayla nag-hinamhinam na kay Miss Universe ugma na supportahan si MJ Lastimosa ika-duhang taga Mindanao apil sa bugnuay half-day ang parlor dili puwedi ang attendance poor kapit-bisig… »

TURNING POINT: Breeding like Rabbits and Change

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/24 Jan) — Catholics don’t have to breed like rabbits but should practice responsible parenthood. Speaking on pregnancy and family planning on his flight back to Rome… »

COMMENTARY: Was the Church silent under the Arroyo Administration?

  BACLARAN (MindaNews/23 Jan) — In his welcome address to Pope Francis in Malacanang a week ago (Jan. 16, 2015), President Benigno Aquino III paid tribute to courage of the… »


MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 January) – No other foreign dignitary has earned as much adulation as Pope Francis had during his visit on January 15-19, which is quite understandable in that… »

Top Stories

Dozens feared dead in clash between elite police force from Manila and Moro rebels

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao (MindaNews/25 January) — A police law enforcement operation ended in a bloody firefight in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao Sunday that left dozens of elite police personnel dead. Dozens… »

President Aquino visits Zambo blast victims

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/25 January) – President Benigno S. Aquino III visited Sunday different hospitals in the city where some victims of Friday’s bomb explosion were confined. Two persons were killed… »

New CDO bridge defaced; opening postponed to Feb. 8

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 January) — Vandals have defaced the newest bridge in the city prompting authorities here to move its inauguration from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8. Department… »

Gunmen seize Korean businessman in Sibugay

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/25 January) – Gunmen believed to be kidnappers abducted late Saturday a Korean businessman in Zamboanga Sibugay. Insp. Dahlan Samuddin, Police Regional Office-9 information officer, identified the victim… »

Ombudsman orders filing of graft charges vs DavOr officials

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 January) –The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against local government officials of Davao Oriental for the alleged anomalous purchase of heavy… »

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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