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THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Our democracy needs authentic parties

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/20 September) — It’s our society’s misfortune that not a single individual vying for national or local leadership today can claim to belong to or represent… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Without formal parties, it’s just ukay-ukay politics

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/19 September) — It’s still early for the 2016 presidential elections to be heating up but quite late for establishing the necessary conditions for a decent… »

PEACETALK: We live in the cusp of Philippine history

(Acceptance speech of Orlando B. Cardinal Quevedo, OMI, Archbishop of Cotabato, Bukas-Palad awardee 2014, Ateneo de Manila University, September 2014) Most profoundly I thank Ateneo de Manila University, its Board… »

BISAG UNSA: Ang Kahawod sa Mga Pilipino sa Tuig 1730

DAKBAYAN SA DABAW (MindaNews/Septiembre 16) — Ang Katsilang Heswita nga si Pedro Murillo y Velarde na-asayn dinhis Pilipinas sa mga tuig 1730. Otro sab ning nakamenos pag-ayo sa mga Pilipino… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: 2nd Term

Samok pa kanus-a gud ang politiko dili mangambisyon og 2nd term maka-addict baya ang intelligence fund ug tanang funds nga binuang mao bitaw’ng daghay gusto’g 2nd,3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th,… »

Top Stories

Blast rocks Lamitan City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/20 September) – A suspected improvised explosive device went off in Basilan province late Friday prompting government forces to be placed on alert status. The explosion toppled down… »

Survivor of Maharlika 2 shocked by reports he’s missing

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/20 September) – He was saved by another vessel after the ferry he was riding, M/V Maharlika 2, sank off Southern Leyte last Saturday. Later, however, reports named… »

Quakes hit North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/20 September) – A series of earthquakes hit North Cotabato on Saturday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in a bulletin. The first, a… »

Kin of dead Maharlika 2 passengers cope with loss; some anxious of the future

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/19 September) — For some families of the passengers who died when MV/Marharlika 2 sank off Southern Leyte over the weekend, the loss did not only mean grief… »

Yes to intercropping, no to oil palm, says Davao councilor

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 September) — A member of the City Council has proposed implementing intercropping projects such as cacao and banana instead of massive oil palm ventures in Paquibato and… »

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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