POETRY: Feeding the Fish

Talk of feeding the fish is rather cute, it is. But talk of feeding the fish with dismembered body pieces, isn’t that rather fiendish? And talk of feeding the fish… »

SOMEONE ELE’S WINDOWS: A three-cornered fight?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 August) – As the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy nears, the list of aspirants for the presidency has been trimmed down to… »

MIND DA NEWS: BBL ‘Binobola’ Lang

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 02 August) — In Tagalog (Pilipino) and other Philippine dialects “bola”, adopted from Spanish, means “ball”. The verb form “binobola” has two meanings — literally,… »

COMMENTARY: Letter to a Mindanaoan Indie Film Student

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — Thank you for the request for an interview. But I must tell you, though I acted as juror of the Caraga region GAD student independent… »

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: In praise of the Jesuits of our youth and those who came after

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — Early this morning as I sat still in our chapel waiting for our community’s  Morning Prayer session to begin, images of Jesuits I’ve met through… »

Top Stories

Davao City Council to probe lumads in Haran evac center

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Aug) – The Davao City Council will probe into the case of some 700 lumads who were allegedly displaced by military presence in their communities… »

DA urged to declare Davao Region as cacao capital

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Aug) – A Davao City Councilor on Tuesday urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to declare the Davao Region as Cacao Capital of the Philippines. Councilor Marissa… »

10,000 visitors eyed in 17th Davao Trade Expo

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Aug) – Some 10,000 visitors are expected to join the 17th Davao Trade Expo (DATE) which will champion the livestock industry in the Davao Region,… »

Government urged to give oil palm a fair share

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – Former Davao City Councilor Peter T. Laviña on Monday appealed to the national government to give the oil palm industry an equal footing to coconut.… »

NDA urges farmers to go into milk production to lessen imports

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 3 Aug) – The National Dairy Authority (NDA) is intensifying its campaign to encourage farmers to venture into fresh milk production as 97 percent of the… »

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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