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THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: It’s time for a federal system in Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Jan) – The helter-skelter way our government conducts peace-building keeps on backfiring. They seem never to learn. It reminds one of The Gang… »

COMMENTARY: Mamasapano, the President, and the Bangsamoro Basic Law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /29 January) — The President has called for a day of mourning for those who perished in Mamasapano. When we fly our flags at half mast on… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Families subverting our values and institutions

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – So much is said about the role and value of the family. Well and good. Because family is the most basic… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Ang Kamatuoran

Kung tinuod ang balita nga gitagoan daw ang mga pobre sa Manila sa pagbisita sa Santo Papa makaingon ka, ka-grabe na ba Unsaon gud pagtago nga ang mga pobre nagkalata… »

COMMENT: BBL: Ask the Supreme Court

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, January 26 , 2015 – What has been persistently being avoided appears now to be the ultimate solution. That can be the great paradox awaiting the Bangsamoro… »

Top Stories

GPH, MILF peace panels sign TOR of decommissioning body

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 January) – The peace panels of the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed the Terms of Reference of the Independent Decommissioning Body (IDB) during their… »

Mass held in GenSan for 44 SAF members slain in Mamasapano

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 January) — The Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 offered a memorial service here on Friday morning as they joined the entire country in mourning the killing… »

Mamasapano children stage ‘peace walk’ in bid to help end war

MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao (29 Jan) – Hundreds of elementary and high school students here have appealed to authorities, and even to lawless elements, to help bring about peace in their communities.… »

IP group hits Sen. Cayetano for ‘fanning anti-Moro sentiment’

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – An indigenous peoples’ alliance accused Senator Alan Peter Cayetano of fanning anti-Moro sentiment and of being “painfully unversed in the intricacies of the… »

PNP holds sendoff ceremony for slain cops

AWANG AIRPORT, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 29 Jan) – The Philippine National Police held a sendoff ceremony for 42 policemen slain in Mamasapano whose remains were airlifted to Villamor Airbase… »

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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