DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 January) — They were from Class Poseidon. They go down in Philippine military history as the only SCUBA Diving Course batch to ever be sent on a… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Letting MILF, BIFF, ASG or others carve out Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/30 January) — There isn’t a square meter of land or underwater area within the jurisdiction of our Republic that does not fall under the jurisdiction… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Sakit Palandungon

Dili tiaw ang kaguol, kabalisa sa nahitabon sa Maguindanao kitang tanan nahagsa daw bata’ng nagkapakapa ilalom sa kangnitngit sa kahadlok gidagit Ngano man pangutana natong tanan unsay hinungdan daw inosente… »

COMMENTARY: A Mindanawon’s view of the complex issues facing the Land of Promise

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 30 January) — When Mindanao is in trouble, Manila is shaken and the whole country is upset. How do we understand Mindanao, how should… »


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Top Stories

GPH, MILF peace panels sign TOR of decommissioning body

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 January) – The peace panels of the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed the Terms of Reference of the Independent Decommissioning Body during their special… »

Mass held in GenSan for 44 SAF members slain in Mamasapano

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 January) — The Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 offered a memorial service here on Friday morning as they joined the entire country in mourning the killing… »

Zambo City registers less dengue cases

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/30 January) – The number of dengue cases in the city decreased by 1,221 in 2014 compared to that in 2013, the City Health Office said. Dr. Rodelin… »

South Cotabato allots P2.4M for tourism planning

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 January) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has set aside some P2.4 million for the crafting of the comprehensive tourism master plans of seven municipalities… »

Mamasapano children stage ‘peace walk’ in bid to help end war

MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao (29 Jan) – Hundreds of elementary and high school students here have appealed to authorities, and even to lawless elements, to help bring about peace in their communities.… »

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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