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PEACETALK: Let the blood shed at Mamasapano clear, and not blind, our vision in the quest for truth and justice

(Keynote Address of Sec. Teresita Quintos Deles at the Bangsamoro Peace Forum In Pursuit of Peace, Truth, and Justice Forum, ISO, Ateneo de Manila University,  26 February 2015) A month… »

PEACETALK: Justice can be attained if we all sit down with calmer heads

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/01 March) — I am writing this letter as the hate I see over unfortunate incidents has risen. We have politicians crying for “Blood, Blood, spill it on… »

Kapait sa Bibingka

Bága sa ibabáw, bága sa ilalom, sa walá kaláyo, sa tuó kaláyo gihapon, haskang paita, ambot asa mi padulong, among kahimtang daw bibingka intawon. Nanagsumpaking mga puwersa nga armado, tigpanalipod… »

CRUCIBLE: High Horse of Crusades (1)

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/28 February)– In a recent National Prayer Breakfast at the White House, President Barack Obama tried to rationalize the innate tendency in man to engage on acts beyond… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Make autonomy operative first before going federal

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/27 Feb) — Federalism should not be viewed as a panacea for our problems in politics and government. Shifting to a federal system can also be… »

Top Stories

Evacuees in Maguindanao bewail hardships caused by displacement

SHARIFF SAYDONA, Maguindanao (MindaNews/02 March) – Crossing rivers at nighttime with children and carabaos either on foot or aboard motorboats. This was just one of the hardships that civilians displaced… »

5 aliens among targets in all-out offensive in Maguindanao

AWANG, Maguindanao (MindaNews/02 March) – Military and police authorities in Maguindanao are hunting down four “Indonesians” and an “Arab-looking chemist” who were reportedly hiding in the province with Filipino bomb… »

Water rationing up in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/02 March) – In addition to 4-hour daily rotational blackouts, residents will have to deal with water rationing due to decreasing supply from the source. Engr. Teotimo Reyes… »

15 MSMEs in Sarangani to avail of DTI’s biz development program

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/02 March) — Fifteen micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Sarangani Province are set to benefit from an innovative business development program of the Department of… »

GenSan BFP to launch fire safety awareness campaign

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/02 March) — Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel will launch this week a “house-to-house” information and awareness campaign on fire prevention and safety in connection with… »

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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