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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… »

COMMENTARY: How important is the Constitution to us?

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/26 January) — I wonder how many Filipinos are still aware of the significance of February 2. To remember this particular date is extremely important because it is… »

Top Stories

It was self defense, not massacre – Murad

CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – “It was not a massacre, it was self defense.” Moro Islamic Liberation Front chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim said their fighters acted in… »

Napeñas’ tour of duty includes Mindanao

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/28 January) – Chief Supt. Getulio Napeñas, who was sacked as director of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) following the tragic death of 44 of his… »

Davao flies flag at half mast

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday ordered the city’s flags be flown at half mast in a show of sympathy to the fallen Special Action… »

As war drums beat elsewhere, residents in Mamasapano village pray for peace

TUKANALIPAO, Mamasapano, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) –   As war drums are beating elsewhere, residents in this village where a bloody misencounter Sunday left at least 54 persons dead –… »

Cleanup of Davao’s polluted rivers urged

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – The committee on environment of the city council here is asking the City Mayor’s Office to assign an environmental sanitary specialist at the… »

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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