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WORM’S EYEVIEW: Let’s refocus, activate our role, and be in control!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 July) — We’re going through a period of voter anguish these days. There’s frustration and exasperation about chronic problems due to government’s inconsistent or errant… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Stop graft and corruption in the barangay!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 24 July) ­– It’s no surprise that plunder or cases of graft and corruption that draw the attention of people in the capital quickly… »

COMMENT: BBL Concerns: Little, Nothing or Big? (4)

III. What Third Parties Say GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 23 July) – Through intensive and extensive information campaign from the signing of the Framework Agreement on Bangsamoro (FAB) to… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Can ersatz parties constitute a real party system?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 23 July) – Our multiple party system is a bewildering hodge podge of mostly contrived barkadas of political opportunists representing legitimate and illegitimate interests.… »

QUN FAYA QUN: The Role of CSO in Maguindanao Peacebuilding

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) — This paper emerged from my personal experiences and engagements in the communities of Maguindanao when I was working as a UN Volunteer for… »

Top Stories

CDO-Butuan highway closed due to floods, landslides

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/26 July) — Torrential rains since Friday triggered landslides and flooding closing the Cagayan de Oro-Butuan highway for several hours and causing a major traffic jam… »

Consortium investing P50M for GenSan special ecozone

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/26 July)–A consortium here is investing some P50 million for the development of a special economic zone that aims to attract local and foreign investors, a company… »

PNoy meets with BTC on draft Bangsamoro Basic Law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III met with members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) in Malacanang for nearly four hours on Thursday to… »

NPA says suspects in Bukidnon mayor’s slay fall guys

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – The New People’s Army on Friday said the police have filed “trumped-up charges” against three suspects in the killing of Mayor Mario Okinlay of Impasugong,… »

Girl seized in Oroquieta rescued in Zambo

ZAMBAONGA CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – Operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) have rescued on Wednesday an 18-year-old girl who was abducted by an alleged policeman in… »

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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