SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Reporting in an era of consequence

(A message for the 9th Mindanao Media Summit held April 25-26, 2014 in Davao City. The summit carries the theme “Communicating the Impact of Climate Change in Mindanao”.) DAVAO CITY… »

Mind da News: “Bangsamoro” Must Go to Congress

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 25, 2014 — “Bangsamoro: Documents and Materials, the two-volume book  jointly published by the Ateneo de Davao University and MindaNews and launched last April 9, should… »


Two ladies inside the powder room of a plush restaurant in Makati. Asawa ni Tanda (AT) : Hey you! Why did you ever come back?! Z#!X+>!!!(in spanish) Secretary ni Tanda… »

WORM’S EYEVIEW: Persistent cynicism

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — In a way, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) can thank the weakness of our democracy for the concessions it won from negotiating… »

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Across the Sea, Mindanao reaches out to Leyte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 April) — For the 210 households who are currently living in the village of Sta. Cruz, a picturesque coastal village in Tanauan, Leyte, Davao del Norte was… »

Top Stories

RDC-12 endorses Koronadal’s bid to host 2015 Palaro

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/25 April) — The Regional Development Council (RDC) of Region 12 has endorsed the bid of Koronadal City to host the 2015 edition of the Palarong Pambansa.… »

DOH: 11 more Etihad passengers from Regions 12 and 13 free of MERS-CoV

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/25 April) — Six more passengers from Region 12 of Etihad Airways flight EY 0424 have tested negative for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).… »

Davao-Japan direct flights to open if…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 April) – A Japanese airline company may open direct flights to and from Japan if there is a visible demand of passengers flying out of Davao City,… »

80% of corals in Siargao lost to blast fishing

DAPA, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/24 April) — Eighty percent of the corals in the island of Siargao including Bucas Grande have been totally destroyed mainly by destructive fishing. Giani Grifoni,… »

Communicating the Impact of Climate Change is 9th Mindanao Media Summit’s theme

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 April) – Mindanawon experts will discuss with Mindanawon media executives the impact of climate change in Mindanao, the theme for the 9th Mindanao Media Summit… »

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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