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WAYWARD AND FANCIFUL: Terminal Stage

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) — It had been almost two hours since Iglesia ni Cristo members started gathering on the sidewalk outside the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal on Sunday… »

Mind da News: ‘Honorable’ but Irresponsible

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, August 28, 2015 – In the media, they strongly express their optimism the House version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law would be passed next month despite that… »

COMMENTARY: Remembering the Martial Law Supreme Court

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 26 Aug) – In a couple of weeks, the entire nation will be commemorating the declaration of Martial Law. Allow me to initiate the process with… »

POETRY: Lost verses

There is a poem In every child that laughs and plays and believes In every woman that cares and suffers in the constancy of a mother’s love In every old… »

BATANG MINDANAW: Riding Toothless

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/25 August) – It was my last day in Malaybalay before leaving for Iligan City. Finally. And I wouldn’t be travelling alone, after all, which was both a… »

Top Stories

Iglesia members end rally in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) — On instructions from their national leadership, members of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) ended at around 10:00 a.m. on Monday their protest action in Davao… »

Panabo farmers ask NIA, local government to repair irrigation system

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) — Farmers appealed to the city government of Panabo, Davao del Norte and National Irrigation Administration (NIA) to repair the damaged irrigation system that supplies water… »

UPDATED: 9 dead, 7 wounded in Tacurong City road mishap

TACURONG CITY (MindaNews/31 August) – The number of persons killed in a collision involving a cargo truck and passenger jeep along the national highway on Sunday afternoon had climbed to… »

Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The struggle will not end”

CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews/30 August) – While Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim was discussing scenarios on the peace process late afternoon of August… »

Murad: Senate version “clearly violated the peace agreement” but “will wait until the final process”

CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 30 August) –House Bill 5811, the substitute bill to the GPH-MILF draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has been criticized by various sectors, including… »

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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Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center (MNICC) is a cooperative composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media. We also believe that Mindanao is not all bad news and that our responsibility as journalists and information providers is to ensure a mixed balance of reports beyond the usual fare published in national newspapers or aired on radio and TV.