LATE BLOOMS: Time of Fireflies

MINDAVIEWS LATE BLOOMS: Time of Fireflies It was the twenty-third, not the twenty-first. But a two-day difference does not much matter, does it? Especially when the stage for its staging… »

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Democracy on the block

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/31 August) — Except for the rally that started on Thursday last week and ended on Monday morning, I don’t know of another incident in the past where… »


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… »

Top Stories

Lumad school director, 2 others killed in Lianga, Surigao Sur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sept) – The executive director of an alternative learning center for Indigenous Peoples (Lumads) and two other members were killed allegedly by paramilitary elements at… »

Buy Kublai Millan merch and support an orphanage

DAVAVO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sep) – Art pieces by Mindanawon artist Kublai Millan find print in mugs, shirts, coloring books, and key chains for the benefit of an orphanage.… »

Family of OFW on death row going to Dubai

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sep) – The family of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from this city who is facing death penalty in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)… »

Pen and ink art pieces for the Badjao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sept) – The Davao chapter of the Guild for Upholding and Harnessing Indispensable Talents (GUHIT) Pinas is staging a pen and ink art exhibition for… »

Vice Mayor Duterte won’t seek mayoral post if…

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sep) – Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Z. Duterte on Tuesday said he would run as barangay captain of Catalunan Grande if his siblings –… »

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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