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THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Social irresponsibility, political immaturity

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/20 December)–One wonders whether as a people we’re really fit for freedom or independence. In a family, a measure of a person’s readiness to earn his… »

TURNING POINT: The Ultimate Miracle

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/18 December) –Man is the greatest and the continuing miracle of God. Through him new things have been created and continue to be created every day. Finding… »

COMMENT: Another Extension Puzzles

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, December 18, 2014 – The House of Representatives has reset again its timeline to pass its version (HB 4994) of the Bangsamoro Basic Law to March 2015… »

BOOK REVIEW: Seeing the emergence of a new kind of chaplaincy in the Philippines

Book title: DESPERATELY SEEKING GOD’S SAVING ACTION: Yolanda Survivors’ Hopes Beyond Heartbreaking Lamentations. Author: Karl Gaspar, CSsR. Publisher: Institute of Spirituality in Asia (ISA), Quezon City, 2014, 361pp Try taking in… »

BOOK REVIEW: The perfect wake up call for all of us to rethink our ways”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /17 Dec) — Bro. Karl Gaspar’s Desperately Seeking God’s Saving Action: Yolanda Survivors’ Hope Beyond Heartbreaking Lamentations takes us back to the 8th of November 2014, when… »

Top Stories

Mangudadatu to DOJ: check Bicutan jail, too

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 21 December) – Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu is asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct unscheduled visits at the Bicutan jail where the accused masterminds… »

Families bury kin, demand justice for Bukidnon bus bombing victims

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 December)– Expressions of love and calls for justice highlighted today’s burial of two Central Mindanao University (CMU) students who were among the 10 people killed in the… »

Fire razes police barracks in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY(MindaNews/20 December)—A police barracks and a house were razed by fire at around 2:30 p.m. today in PC Hill, Rosary Heights 1 here. Citing initial investigation, Fire Insp. Jame… »

Troops arrest 4 suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits carrying explosives

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/20 December)–Government troops have arrested last Wednesday four suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits transporting explosives and bomb-making materials in the province of Sulu, officials said Saturday. Ensign Ian Chester… »

Reds declare truce for holidays, Pope’s visit

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 December) — The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has declared a ceasefire for the holidays and during the visit of Pope Francis… »

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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