THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: A SONA should have an empowering message

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) — Like the electricity situation in much of Mindanao and the country, the empowerment of the Filipino remains a pending issue, an unaddressed item… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Ever heard of management by wandering around?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) — People generally don’t comment, but walking around certain barangays reveals a marked contrast between two distinct residential areas. One area is the privately… »

COMMENT: Footnotes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/27 July)– Life’s path twists and turns. A fool he is who wants it straight. Life’s excitement is in its twists and turns as the resilience of… »

CRUCIBLE: Time and Revelation (2)

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) — When we emphasized the role of revelations as furqan or criterion of right and wrong and that they reflect in manifold ways in history, our… »

WORM’S EYEVIEW: How we end up with a Tanda, a Pogi, a Sexy… and Plunder!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/27 July) — If we continue to keep the government of our community on auto-pilot, leaving its affairs to chance or to self-styled caretakers, it will… »

Top Stories

16 killed, 13 wounded in Sulu ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/28 July) – Gunmen believed to be Abu Sayyaf bandits staged an ambush early Monday killing 16 people and wounding 13 others in Sulu, a military official said.… »

Illegal drug trade thrives in Surigao Norte town – official

ALEGRIA, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/28 July) – The illegal drug trade has continued to proliferate in Alegria town in Surigao del Norte, Vice Mayor Uldarico S. Uriarte, Jr. on Monday… »

P14.7B spent on infra in R-12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 July) — The national government has invested around P14.7 billion in the last three years for the implementation of various priority infrastructure projects in parts of… »

Region 12, ARMM get P6.36B for 4Ps

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 July) — The national government has released a total of P6.36 billion in cash grants in the last three years to beneficiaries of its flagship conditional… »

4 soldiers wounded in Zambo Sur ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – Four soldiers were wounded while another one was unscathed in an ambush Sunday staged by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Tigbao, Zamboanga del… »

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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