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COMMENT: FPA and BBL

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 Sept) — Last Monday, while surfing the net for the latest on the Bangsamoro Basic Law bill now in the Congress, we netted an Inquirer Mindanao… »

ADVOCACY MindaNOW: From rags to riches…to ruins!

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 Sept) — We know the popular catch phrase: “From rags to riches.”  But there’s a new one now we should watch out for:  “From rags to riches… »

THE WORM’ S EYEVIEW: On Oct. 12, activate autonomy and start solving local problems

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/27 September)–Autonomy is self-governance. It is to be on top of a situation, managing it, being in control of it. This was what the law meant… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Overprice

Angay pa ba diay ikatingala bisan gani bibingka tag-otsinta ang tagsa sa pang-gobyerno’ng kuwentada ayaw na pangutana mga doctor ni sila sa magic expert expert sa pang-limbong ug kurakot mao… »

COMMENTARY: Treevolution: Beyond The Guinness World Record

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 September) — The Department of Environment and Resources (DENR) in partnership with Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) initiated a tree-planting activity dubbed Treevolution, where .6 million trees are… »

Top Stories

Aliens urged to register at BI or face deportation

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/30 September) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI)-Surigao office will launch the Alien Registration Program this October to account all the foreigners in Surigao del Norte,. Carlos F.… »

Crocs, humans compete for food in Siargao’s Paghungawan Marsh

JABOY, Pilar, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/30 September) – Some residents fish in Paghungawan Marsh in this barangay, but Philippine freshwater crocodiles also hunt for food in the same… »

DSWD mulls raise in grants under CCT program

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 September) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is studying the possibility of increasing the financial grants under the national government’s flagship conditional cash… »

Grenade explosion rocks Isabela City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/30 September) – A grenade explosion rocked Isabela City, Basilan on Monday night amid the tight security measures imposed by both the police and military authorities in that… »

Firm eyes napier plantations in South Cotabato for biofuels

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 September) — Fruit giant Dole Philippines Inc. (Dolefil) is planning to develop plantations for napier grass in parts of South Cotabato province as it moves to… »

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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