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COMMENT: BBL: On Deleted Provisions (continuation)

  I. On Bangsamoro Police (Continuation) GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 April) — Some provisions of Article XI on “Public Order and Safety” of Draft BBL (HB 4994 and… »

CRUCIBLE: Sunni-Shia Schism (2)

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/25 April) – When in our previous khutbah (discourse) we tried to emphasize the unitive and cooperative character of so-called Sunni and Shi’a, our purpose is to highlight… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Those greedy Chinese communist bullies!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 April) — Ignoring international rules of engagement, especially United Nations protocols, China defies diplomatic efforts to settle its wild claims to ownership of islands in… »

COMMENT: BBL: On Deleted Provisions

I. On Bangsamoro Police GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 24, 2015 – The House AHCBBL (Ad Hoc Committee on Bangsamoro Basic Law) said it had deleted five provisions of the Draft… »

BATANG MINDANAW: The cruel D

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — Depression comes in many ways. It’s not always cutting your wrists until you’re drowning in your own blood or overdosing in pills because you can’t… »

Top Stories

7 killed, 7 wounded in Wao village attacks; mayor, parish priest call for sobriety

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNew / 26 April) – The mayor of Wao in Lanao del Sur has called for sobriety to prevent the escalation of violence that left seven residents dead… »

Davao City farmers affected by dry spell to receive financial aid; crop losses now at P2B  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 April) — Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte said he was open to giving financial assistance to farmers affected by the El Nino phenomenon in the farming districts of… »

Duterte: name the shops selling expired milk tea ingredients  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 April) — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he would prefer that the City Health Office name the two milk tea shops found to have allegedly stored expired milk… »

PCSO hands over ambulance for high-risk patients

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 April) — The city government of Davao received on Sunday one ambulance from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office specifically intended for high-risk patients of cases like ebola, meningo,… »

GMA 7 closes 4 regional offices; at least 100 employees displaced

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 April) — In a move that displaced at least a hundred reporters, video cameramen and drivers, a television giant closed four of its regional offices… »

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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