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COMMENT: Between the Lines: What?

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/31 July)– In our Mind da News article, “SONA 2014 at a Glance”, July 29, we commented in passing on the President’s four-paragraph statement concerning the “Bangsamoro”… »

CRUCIBLE: Eidu l-fitr 2014: A Call to End the War in Gaza

[Eidu l-fitr khutbah delivered at the lawn garden of the Romulo Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman on 28 July 2014]. Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. All praise is… »

ADVOCACY MINDANOW: An emotional president

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — When President Aquino choked a bit trying hard to hold back tears towards the end of his SONA last Monday he was obviously emotion-filled. Contrary… »

WORM’S EYEVIEW: The compelling power of the media

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — The media are a powerful conditioner of public attitudes and values, affecting society in subtle ways. They therefore ought to be monitored for… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: The KBP should live up to its commitment

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Sometimes one gets the impression from listening to local radio that we’re under assault by aliens from other galaxies. But then… »

Top Stories

DC health office to hospitals: Breast milk is still best for babies

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 July)–The City Health Office (CHO) has warned private hospitals that they could lose their permits if they continue to directly or indirectly discourage mothers from breastfeeding their… »

Davao council awaits NCIP side on Aboitiz geothermal project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 July)–The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) needs to give its recommendation first before a joint city council committee can draft a report regarding the request of… »

Cops’ release gesture of goodwill for peace talks – NDFP

HINIMBANGAN, Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte (MindaNews/30 July) – The release Tuesday of four policemen who were held captive by the New People’s Army since July 10 was a gesture of… »

Zamboanga City’s 100,000,000th baby a boy

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — The Commission on Population (POPCOM) has announced that a baby boy, whose mother is from Barangay Putik, is the 100,000,000th baby in this city. Ceicil… »

SouthCot Gov. Fuentes named RPOC-12 chair

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 July) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes as chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) of Region… »

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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