TARGET PRACTICE: Biggest obstacle

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 March) – This is about politics. Everyone who visits the city nowadays, the first question that he or she wants answered is: “Is your mayor running for… »

TURNING POINT: One Crooked Thing in Daang Matuwid

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/30 March) — Absurd, anomalous and irresponsible. How else would you describe the act of Regional Executive Director (RED) Ruth M. Tawantawan of the Department of Environment… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: What good do synchronized barangay assemblies serve?

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/29 March) — One wonders what good the synchronized barangay assemblies do for the grassroots in terms of empowering the people, good governance for the community,… »

COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS: Alisin natin ang bagahing daladala natin, ang mga biases, prejudices at discrimination

Mike P. Alon (Deliveredy by Mike P. Alon, organizer of the integrated Mindanaons Assistance for Natives (IMAN), during the graduation rites at the Ateneo de Davao University on March 28,… »

MIND Da NEWS: Apostles of Peace

  GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 28 March) — Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan from June 7, 1933 when it was founded as a first year high school until March… »

Top Stories

Damages to corn, rice from dry spell in R-11 can reach P305M – official

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 March) — The dry spell can potentially result to P304 million worth of damages to corn and rice in the region, an official of the Department of… »

Close to 1M has in Mindanao eyed for oil palm

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 March) –The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) identified 959,000 hectares of lands as potential areas for oil palm investments. In the recent presentation made by Romeo M. Montenegro,… »

3 grandchildren of Zambo Sur town mayor seized

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/01 April) – Ten gunmen believed to be kidnappers seized late Tuesday the three grandchildren of the town mayor of Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur. Senior Supt. Sofronio Ecaldre,… »

Tukanalipao HS grads get P5000 each from regional gov’t

MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao (MindaNews/31 March) – Graduates of a public high school in this town received an unexpected cash bonus of P5,000 each from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)… »

Laguindingan airport gets P14B expansion project

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 31 March) – Bidding for the P14.62-billion expansion program for the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental will start this month by the Department of… »

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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