COMMENT: At Last… but not the Last

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 September) — At last the Bangsamoro Basic Law bill is now with the Congress. During the 10 a.m. ceremony at Malacañan last September 10, Senate President… »


MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 September) – President Ferdinand E. Marcos was a hero. He did great things for the country and for democracy by declaring Martial Law so that his vision… »

BISAG UNSA: Kinsa ang Tamad: Pilipino o Katsila?

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (MindaNews/21 Sept) — Makalipay basahon ang sinulat ni Padre Juan Jose Delgado, uska Katsilang paring Heswita nga dugayng nagmisyon diris Pilipinas sa mga tuig 1730. Iyang gidepensahan… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Our democracy needs authentic parties

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/20 September) — It’s our society’s misfortune that not a single individual vying for national or local leadership today can claim to belong to or represent… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Without formal parties, it’s just ukay-ukay politics

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/19 September) — It’s still early for the 2016 presidential elections to be heating up but quite late for establishing the necessary conditions for a decent… »

Top Stories

Church leaders urge GPH, NDF to resume peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 September) – Church leaders on Sunday called on government (GPH) and National Democratic Front (NDF) to resume peace negotiations “to address the substantive issues that remain as… »

PNP 12 hires 65 non-uniformed personnel to augment admin ops

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 Sept) — The Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 has hired an initial 65 non-uniformed personnel (NUP) to augment the administrative operations of police units in the… »

Blast rocks Lamitan City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/20 September) – A suspected improvised explosive device went off in Basilan province late Friday prompting government forces to be placed on alert status. The explosion toppled down… »

Survivor of Maharlika 2 shocked by reports he’s missing

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/20 September) – He was saved by another vessel after the ferry he was riding, M/V Maharlika 2, sank off Southern Leyte last Saturday. Later, however, reports named… »

Quakes hit North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/20 September) – A series of earthquakes hit North Cotabato on Saturday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in a bulletin. The first, a… »

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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