PEACETALK: Is the regional government really necessary?

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/31 Oct) –The resolution to the longstanding crisis in Muslim Mindanao is of course not achieved by simply answering this question—“Do you approve of the Bangsamoro Basic Law?”… »


Kinsa’y makalimot kang Flavier idol sa tanan forever abtik, malipayon ug sinsero dili parehas sa ubang opisyal nga zero ang orig nga doctor to the baryo unta daghan ang mosunod… »

COMMENT: BBL: More Transition Issues

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 30 October) – This is a sequel of “BBL: Transition Makes or Breaks” (COMMENT: MindaNews, October 26, 2014). In that, we quoted and discussed Sections… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Investigations as distractions

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 30 October) – It should be clear by now that the Senate investigation into the accusations against Vice President Jejomar Binay and his family members are… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Debate Intermission

Daghan nangutana unsa kuno intermission sa bebate ni vp ug Trillanes ngano di man special dance ni Lani, Janet ug Gigi o kaha fashion show ala-naked truth ni pogi ug… »

Top Stories

Ma-a Public Cemetery: Davao City’s interfaith cemetery

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 October) — In this city of so many firsts in the country – first to have successfully implemented a ban on smoking, on firecrackers and… »

DOH-IX registers 3 new suspected MERSCoV cases

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/31 October) – The Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office-IX has registered as of Friday three new suspected cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) in… »

11 hurt in Maguindanao highway accident

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/31 October) — Eleven passengers of a public utility van were hurt when their vehicle overturned in Maguindanao early on Friday, Oct. 31. Driver Carlo Arancilla said he… »

Sarangani to finish housing project for indigenous folk in 2015

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/31 October) — The provincial government of Sarangani is targeting the completion early next year of two model housing projects funded by the National Housing Authority (NHA)… »

GenSan automates Local Civil Registrar’s office

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/31 October) — Processing birth certificates and other related documents here is now much easier and faster with the completion of the Office of the Local Civil… »

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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