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THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: What if we empower the grassroots?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/22 Juy) — If we empower the grassroots or the masses, really empower them, it would be a good thing for the local governments. The masses… »

CRUCIBLE: Time and Revelation (1)

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/22 July) – Given the temptation to talk on issues that are currently raging in the country and the Middle East, we would like to suspend our discourse… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Knowing our shortcomings, will K-12 education improve things?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) — There’s an inadequacy in our value system which affects our conduct as the sovereign people of our Republic, a shortcoming that is not… »

ADVOCACY MINDANOW: Plane disasters & n0. “7″

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) — The other night, I stayed up almost until dawn monitoring the new tragic airline disaster in strife-torn Ukraine involving, yet again, another Malaysian Airlines aircraft… »

WAYWARD AND FANCIFUL: Young and gone

DAVAO CITY (MIndaNews / 20 July) — It was exactly four years ago today and the debate was on about sex education – how to teach it when and where… »

Top Stories

GPH, MILF end four-day “workshop” in Manila; major issues unresolved

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) — Hopes of crafting a “mutually acceptable” draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) before President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation… »

The P144-B DAP Express: Funds freed in a rush, projects yield slow results

By Malou Mangahas, Karol Ilagan, and Rowena F. Caronan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism Second of Three Parts THE GOOD, the bad, and the dead combine, in terms of projects… »

Sidebar 2: The DAP Express: P32B not on GAA

AT LEAST P32.23 billion of taxpayers’ money had been released under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) for projects and activities that had no funding cover or were not enrolled as… »

HIV infections in GenSan at least 145

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 July) — The number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in the city has already reached 145 as of Monday but local health authorities said there… »

DOH plans P100-M upgrade for provincial hospital in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 July) — The Department of Health (DOH) is planning to pour in as much as P100 million for the expansion and upgrading within the next two… »

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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Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center (MNICC) is a cooperative composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media. We also believe that Mindanao is not all bad news and that our responsibility as journalists and information providers is to ensure a mixed balance of reports beyond the usual fare published in national newspapers or aired on radio and TV.