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ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (8)

8th  of 18 parts (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published in 2000) Chapter...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (7)

7th of 18 parts (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published in 2000) Story...

COMMENTARY: Why the AFP and PNP are red-tagging, but not black-tagging

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 November) -- I really take offense why I am being red-tagged in General Santos City even if it...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (6)

6th of 18 parts (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published in 2000.) Chapter...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (5)

5th of 18 parts  (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published in 2000.) Implication...

MUSINGS FROM TEXAS: Gubot Pas Lukot

MCALLEN, Texas (MindaNews / 12 November) - Bisan pa tuod gianunsyo na sa mainstream media dinhis Estados Unidos nga nidaug si Joe Biden (kanhi...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (4)

4th of 18 parts Rudy B. Rodil (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (3)

3rd of 18 parts Rudy B. Rodil (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (2)

2nd of 18 parts (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published in 2000) Chapter...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Kalinaw Mindanaw: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996 (1)

1st  of 18 parts (This is a revised version of the book “KALINAW MINDANAW: The Story of the GRP-MNLF Peace Process, 1975-1996” published in 2000) This...

BANGSAMORO SPEAKS: Crucial lesson from the downfall of Pres. Donald Trump

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 08 Nov) -- Populist leadership style has limits, dictated by the imperatives of political decency! Statesmanship will always prevail over...

LATE BLOOMS: Just like in the movies

  In the news was something hitting me as oh so amazing, something I thought only happening in some movies I’d been watching. Shot three times, a man somehow...

QUARANTINE DIARIES: Being COVID-positive ends when positivity begins, when you allow hope to prevail...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 November) -- Just 10 days ago, I underwent an RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) test along with some...

COMMENTARY: Am I Being Red-Tagged?

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 07 November) -- Red-tagging appears in many shapes and forms. That you are being red-tagged may not be made...

TURNING POINT: Pathetic

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 07 November) -- Pathetic, how else would you describe the man? On the verge of losing, US President Donald Trump...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the GRP-MNLF Interim Agreement of 1995 (2)

Last of 2 parts: Prospects of the Talks By Rudy Buhay Rodil ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 4 Nov) – The status of the talks is clearly...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the GRP-MNLF Interim Agreement of 1995 (1)

1st of 2 parts ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 3 Nov) – The 1995 Interim Agreement represents the product of two years of formal peace talks....

EMERGENCE: The Health of the Filipino Farmers

(Dr. Jean Lindo delivered this speech at the “Kumusta Ka Tano?” webinar on Peasants’ Health Programme on 31 October 2020,  organized by the Philippine...

BATANG MINDANAW: Notes from Twitterverse: News Channels Without News

ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL (MindaNews / 01 November) -- What people from the country’s self-coronated capital region don’t understand is that it was,...

QUARANTINE DIARIES: How Gensan’s Dads Screw Up The Covid-19 Response

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MIndaNews / 31 October) –With all eyes now beaming towards the 2022 national and local elections, our city councilors in GenSan...

THOUGHTS TO LIVE BY: Prepare for UNDAS:  Some Notes

The Feast of All Saints (November 1) originated in the East in the 4th century as the Feast of Martyrs. Pope Gregory IV...

TURNING POINT: Communicating Development

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 30 October) – Senator Imee Marcos sneered at development communication (devcom) for its irrelevance to the times, calling it...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination (6)

Last of six parts: The Need for a Model: Islamic State or Revolutionary Line? By Rudy Buhay Rodil ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 28 Oct) – The...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on  the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination (5)

Relations with Other Lumad and Christian Populations Part 5 of 6 ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 27 Oct) – To this day, it is not clear why...

A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: An Art Fair in This Time of the Pandemic?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 October) --- A fair – understood as an event organized for the general public held in a big public...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on  the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination (4)

Part IV Pressures of Tradition: The Pagan and Islamic Past The particular case of Lanao will illustrate what we wish to convey. When Islam arrived in the...

TRIBUTE: The Chief

The Seventh Day or Pagpito according to Islamic beliefs is most important after the death of a loved one. It is the day that...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination (3)

The MNLF Response: Their View of the Present Moro Situation ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 25 October) --- In an article entitled “A Case of Self-Determination”...

PANTAW A MAREG: Rain Do not Drop

'Tis music to my ears This heavy October downpour At ten o’clock in the evening. I can hear a tiny stream quickly forming At the narrow water canal A...

TURNING POINT: The Message

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 24 October) -- Pope Francis is misunderstood. The Pope does not approve or promote same sex marriage, which is...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination (2)

  The Bangsamoro People’s Fight for Self-Determination: Historical Perspective ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 24 October) ---To be able to situate the Bangsamoro people’s struggle in...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination (1st of 6 parts)

MINDAVIEWS ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Reflections on the Bangsamoro Right to Self-Determination 1st of 6 parts By Rudy Buhay Rodil ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 21 Oct) – The subject of...

ALPSIDE DOWNED: Mistakes

BERN, Switzerland (MindaNews / 21 Oct) – If there is something that Switzerland can tell Filipinos at this point of the pandemic, it is...

OUR MARAWI: Pabalikin na mga tao at ipasa na ang Marawi Compensation Act

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 20 October) -- Mr. President, BE TRUTHFUL AND HONEST ABOUT MARAWI ISSUES AND CONCERNS KAMI PO ANG HIGIT NA NASASAKTAN. Do...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Bangsamoro Struggle from a Global Perspective

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 19 October) --- Sinulat ko noong Nov 15-20, 1986. Ito ang lekyur ko sa 2nd Annual Congress of PAMOKAU, Diocesan...

TODAY’S THOUGHTS TO LIVE BY: Oct. 19, Mon,  29th Week in Ordinary Time:

  Today's Thoughts to Live by, Oct. 19, Mon,  29th Week in Ordinary Time: Readings -- Ephes. 2:1-10; Ps. 100:1-2, 3, 4, 4-5; Lk. 12:13-21. 1st Reading, Ephes. 2:1-10...

TRIBUTE. To A Baby Brother:  “The Lord gives; the Lord takes. Praised be the...

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 18 October) -- Benin was born on a Holy Thursday, April 8, 1971. He was a bundle of joy with...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The rats of Marawi and Stalingrad

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 18 October) – This month marks the third anniversary of the “liberation” of Marawi City from Islamic State-inspired militants who...

REFLECTIONS: Magsukul, Yusoph Jikiri

(Susan Palad posted this on her Facebook page on September 24, 2020.  Ms Palad married Yusoph Jikiri after the signing of the 1996 Final...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Personal Reflections on Kalinaw Mindanaw (5)

Last of five parts Singing the song of peace, Kalinaw Mindanaw, in their own respective language and culture. KALINAW MINDANAW PEACE CREDO TAGALOG (ORIGINAL): (Rudy “Ompong” Rodil) Kalinaw Mindanaw! Lumad,...

PEACETALK: Increasing Female Filipino Peacekeepers and the WPS Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC (MindaNews / 17 October) -- In August, the Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2538 (2020), which calls upon the United Nations (UN),...

OUR MARAWI: Boycott

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 17 October ) -- Moro Consensus Group is appealing to our fellow Moro/Meranaw Civil Society Organizations and Internally Displaced Persons...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Personal Reflections on Kalinaw Mindanaw (Part 4 of 5)

Session with Experts Part of the GPH-MILF Peace Negotiation On the occasion of Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), Chair was Mrs. Mô Bleeker of Swiss...

REFLECTIONS:  Deafening Silence

I experienced an eight-day silent retreat last month as climax to my 90-day residential renewal program with the other 24 priests of different ages,...

FASTLANES: Bukot og habol

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 15 October) – When I was a kid, I loved hearing my Lola talk about how they survived the...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Personal Reflections on Kalinaw Mindanaw (Part 3 of 5)

Session with Experts Part of the GPH-MILF Peace Negotiation On the occasion of Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), Chair was Mrs. Mô Bleeker of Swiss...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Personal Reflections on Kalinaw Mindanaw (Part 2 of 5)

Session with Experts Part of the GPH-MILF Peace Negotiation On the occasion of Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), Chair was Mrs. Mô Bleeker of Swiss...

WAYWARD AND FANCIFUL: Nobody home

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Oct) – My neighbor Jimmy Sasin had a stroke and died some years ago. His wife and kids went...

ANGAY-ANGAY LANG: Personal Reflections on Kalinaw Mindanaw, Part 1 of 5

  Session with Experts Part of the GPH-MILF Peace Negotiation On the occasion of Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), Chair was Mrs. Mô Bleeker of Swiss...

INTEGRAL ECOLOGY: Remembering the “Dangerous Memory” of Fr. Nery Lito Satur

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 13 October) -- It was October 14, twenty-nine years ago, when we heard over radio station dxDM-AM Malaybalay...

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