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THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Let’s have all-out law enforcement

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/20 August)–It’s been a decade and a half since Pres. Joseph Ejercito “Erap” Estrada embarked on a reckless course in Mindanao—by declaring “All-Out War” against the… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Still not convinced that pork is bad?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/19 August)–Although Malacañang has said that there will be no more pork, don’t bank on it. No less than the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines… »

MIND DA NEWS: BBL: Vital Questions

GENERAL SANTOS CITY(MindaNews/19 August)– By the end of this month or earlier, the BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) draft, the proposed BBL bill, will be submitted to the Congress. Three reports… »

ADVOCACY MindaNOW: My own term-extension story: Unlike Mar Roxas, I got ‘burned’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 August)—I have a complaint to make. When Sec. Mar Roxas made public his own intentions of extending P-Noy’s term, Malacanang appeared to be patting him on the… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: A Framework for Genuine Democracy as P-Noy’s Legacy?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/18 August)–It’s still so early but there’s already so much talk of what’s going to happen in 2016 and beyond. But we hear little or nothing… »

Top Stories

NPA rebels sued for arson in Koronadal City

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 August)– Police have filed arson charges against an alleged leader and several members of a New People’s Army (NPA) unit operating in the hinterlands of South… »

Task group formed to solve Zambo trader’s abduction

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/20 August) – A task group has been activated to address the abduction of a businesswoman seized here Monday evening by gunmen believed to be members of a… »

South Cotabato eyes new tourism circuit

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 August) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has allocated an initial P2 million for the development a new tourism cluster or circuit in the area.… »

5 hurt in Cotabato City plaza explosion  

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 19 August) – A soldier on security patrol and four other persons were hurt when a suspected improvised explosive device went off at around 8:30 p.m.… »

Gunmen seize businesswoman in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/19 August) – Gunmen clad in camouflage uniforms seized a businesswoman here Monday evening, while her husband managed to escape from the suspects, police said. Abducted was Michelle… »

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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