CRUCIBLE: Travel and Retreat

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/15 April) – The University of the Philippines will have a long vacation with the shift of academic calendar (August to December for the First Semester) in consonance… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Debate on when life begins lives on

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 April) — A total of fourteen petitions questioning the constitutionality of the reproductive health (RH) law were filed at the Supreme Court, which handed down a decision… »

QUN FAYA QUN: Stories and Realities

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 April) — For almost more than four decades, we were made to believe that there was such thing as a Bangsa Moro nation – a nation of… »

COMMENT: Impact Overrated (2)

II. Personal Testimony GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 14, 2014 – In the first part of this article, we cited some data from a paper at the University of the Philippines,… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Ang Gahum ni Mommy

Karong gigamit na ni Mommy ang passport sa victory ni Manny di na gyud mag-alig-alig ang many pusta jud mo pirmi kang Manny Tan-awa si Badly, aw, Bradley gi-orasyonan ni… »

Top Stories

Ata-Manobo ‘bakwits’ demand military pullout from Talaingod

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 April) – Ata-Manobo evacuees from Talaingod, Davao del Norte held a picket Tuesday before the regional offices of the Commission on Human Rights and National Commission on… »

Illegal mining remains unchecked in Surigao town

MALIMONO, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/15 April) – Many residents, the Church and at least some local officials of this town are openly against mining. Tarpaulins proclaiming the anti-mining sentiment hanged… »

30,000 Camiguin-bound passengers expected at Balingoan port

BALINGOAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/15 April) – Port authorities here are gearing up for the arrival of around 30,000 passengers that will be heading to Camiguin Island for the Holy Week.… »

Zambo City augments security for Holy Week

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/15 April) – Police and military authorities have beefed up local security to ensure the protection of Catholic faithful who are expected to flock to the Mayor Cesar… »

Balingasag mayor assures town is red-tide free

BALINGASAG, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/15 April) — Local officials invited reporters and investors to a feast of grilled and “kinilaw na bangus,” on Tuesday to prove that it is safe to… »

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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