MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/26 December) — At about 7:10 pm on December 9, news about the bus bombing in Central Mindanao University was broadcast on GMA. That got my attention but… »

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: My Nine Christmas Prayers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 December) — Despite having to wake up early in the morning, millions of Filipinos wake up at dawn beginning on 16 December to attend the Misa de… »

WAYWARD AND FANCIFUL: Two men, two days before Christmas  

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 24 Dec) —  We did not have a car pass. The Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces elements doing sentry duty at the Simuay entrance to Camp… »

SEASON’S SPECIAL: Christmas through 80 Years

MINDAVIEWS SEASON’S SPECIAL: Christmas through 80 Years Patricio P. Diaz / MindaNews GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 24 December 2014) — In eighty years so much has changed; yet, it… »

CRUCIBLE: Abdulmari Imao: A Necrological Prayer

PASAY CITY (MindaNews/22 December) – First of all, we would like to pray for the repose of the soul of the late Abdulmari Imao; that he may have the safe… »

Top Stories

20 injured by firecrackers in South Cotabato, GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/26 December) — A 43-year-old man lost a finger while 19 others, mostly children, sustained various firecracker injuries in connection with the Christmas revelries in this city… »

Davao City celebrates 14th Christmas and New Year with no firecracker blasts  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 December) – Dabawenyos greeted their 14th Christmas without firecracker explosions and are preparing to welcome 2015 by blowing their party horns and yes, dancing, in the 2nd… »

Making residents happy with family portraits as Christmas gifts

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 25 Dec) – Photohobbyists out there, maybe you’d like to make use of your expensive gear and your skills to make other people happy during this… »

MILF party to field candidates in 2016 for regional gov’t only, not for local  

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 24 December) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s proposed political party – the United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP) — will field candidates in 2016 not… »

Maguindanao town celebrates unity through dancing

UPI, Maguindanao (MindaNews/ 24 December) —Drums beat loud and fast. A showcase of moves with the bilao and the indigenous basket biton for props, a splash of colors and folk rhythms… »

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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