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Letter from Mindanao

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: Peace from a cab window in Kuala Lumpur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/01 May) --  A gentle rain accompanied my 40-minute taxi ride  from the hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur to the international airport...

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: What 200 million US dollars can do. By Carolyn O. Arguillas

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 March) –  If  the National Broadband Network – ZTE anomaly had not been discovered, taxpayers would, as soon as the loan is due, be paying US$ 329 million for a project that actually costs only $ 129 million.

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: Rx: see your doctor

UPPER BULANAN, Midsayap, North Cotabato (MindaNews/24 October) – Barangay health worker Evelyn Dojinog Homena, points to a small structure made of wood, a few meters from the roofed stage where the American doctor, a major in the US Armed Forces, is tending to some patients.

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: Malacanang’s flip-flop and the dangers around us

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 June) – If you listen to Secretary Ignacio Bunye, presidential spokesperson, say the appointment of Fr. Eliseo Mercado, Jr. as the new government peace panel chair, is “not yet final” and that the announcement of his appointment did not come from him, you’d think he and Secretary Jesus Dureza, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, don’t serve the same master.

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: What primacy of the peace process?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 June) – Until Saturday afternoon, June 16, everyone was optimistic about the resumption of talks between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: Bedol’s “stolen” documents

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 June) -- Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol claimed on June 11 that the election documents from the province’s 22 towns were stolen on May 29 from his office in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao.

LETTER FROM MINDANAO: The ‘luxury’ road to Tandag

TANDAG, Surigao del Sur (MindaNews/06 May 2007) -- Eleven years ago, traveling from Davao City to Butuan City was so difficult that the closest description of the road condition from the first town of Agusan del Sur until San Francisco (San Franz) was “hellish.”