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SOMEONE ELE’S WINDOWS: A three-cornered fight?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 August) – As the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy nears, the list of aspirants for the presidency has been trimmed down to… »

MIND DA NEWS: BBL ‘Binobola’ Lang

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 02 August) — In Tagalog (Pilipino) and other Philippine dialects “bola”, adopted from Spanish, means “ball”. The verb form “binobola” has two meanings — literally,… »

COMMENTARY: Letter to a Mindanaoan Indie Film Student

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — Thank you for the request for an interview. But I must tell you, though I acted as juror of the Caraga region GAD student independent… »

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: In praise of the Jesuits of our youth and those who came after

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — Early this morning as I sat still in our chapel waiting for our community’s  Morning Prayer session to begin, images of Jesuits I’ve met through… »

COMMENTARY: The Presidentiable to be wary of in 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/29 July) — In principle, being a mayor or a governor can be an on-the-job training of sorts for the presidency. Unfortunately, recent experience has shown that local… »

Top Stories

Government urged to give oil palm a fair share

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – Former Davao City Councilor Peter T. Laviña on Monday appealed to the national government to give the oil palm industry an equal footing to coconut.… »

NDA urges farmers to go into milk production to lessen imports

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – The National Dairy Authority (NDA) is intensifying its campaign to encourage farmers to venture into fresh milk production as 97 percent of the… »

Duterte says it’s likely Binay vs Grace in Presidential race

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindNews/02 August) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he does not see himself as a candidate in the 2016 Presidential elections due to financial constraints… »

August 9 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

August 9 is National Indigenous Peoples Day DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 August) — August 9, the United Nations’ “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples” will soon be celebrated in the Philippines… »

UN Special Rapporteur wants IP rights in law protecting IDPs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 August) — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, has called on legislators to include the rights of indigenous… »

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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