CRUCIBLE: High Horse of Crusades (2)

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 5 March) – As we stumbled on the idea of fitrah to mean pattern or natural order as our way to reflect on President Barack Obama’s reminders for… »

PEACETALK: Why the euphoria of FAB and CAB did not last long: What comes next for BBL?

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 5 March) – The euphoria for the GPH-MILF (Government-Moro Islamic Liberation Front) agreements (Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro and Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro) was a… »

COMMENTARY: Of Political Dynasties and Local Term Limits

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 5 March) – The rationale for the imposition of a specific time frame for elected office was best expressed by a member of the Constitutional Commission… »

TURNING POINT: The Scourges of Corruption

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 5 March) – Corruption in government service is dishonesty in its worst form and scale. It subverts and weakens the authority of government and deprives… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Little things below that make up the big things in the nation

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 5 March) – Most people think governing is a task performed by people in power only, that it only concerns public officials, while the… »

Top Stories

ASEAN Economic Integration won’t threaten PH service sector – official

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/06 March) – There will be no unregulated entry of foreigners in the service sector in the country as a result of the upcoming implementation of… »

GenSan eyes cloud-seeding as dry spell worsens

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 March) — The city government is studying various measures, including the conduct of cloud-seeding operations, to counter and mitigate the impact on an ongoing dry spell… »

DA to help replace farm animals killed in armed conflicts

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 March) — The Department of Agriculture will facilitate the replacement of farm animals killed as a consequence of armed conflict, Agriculture Secretary Prospero Alcala said in a… »

Raids yield nearly P30M worth of shabu in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 March) — Police operatives in Region 12 seized nearly P30 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu in the last two months in various operations in… »

2 public school teachers seized in Zambo Sibugay

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/06 March) – Gunmen believed to be Abu Sayyaf bandits kidnapped two public school teachers Thursday in Talusan town, Zamboanga Sibugay, a police official disclosed. Senior Supt. Jose… »

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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