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Families of media victims seek UN support

NEW YORK (MindaNews/09 September) -- The families of the media victims in the Nov. 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre in Maguindanao province have asked the...

P-Noy absent in Mindanao biz confab

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/4 Aug) – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, who was supposed to keynote the 21st Mindanao Business Conference Saturday, did not set...

63 fishermen from Agusan town rescued

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte  (MindaNews/01 August) – Sixty-three fishermen from the town of Buenavista in Agusan del Norte were rescued after huge waves swept...

PEOPLE’S MARCH.

PEOPLE'S MARCH. Militant groups march along Bankerohan Bridge in Davao City en route to the Freedom Park along Roxas Avenue Monday afternoon, (July 23) ...

Hero’s welcome still awaits Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 June) -- Despite losing his welterweight title in Sunday’s controversial match in Las Vegas, a hero’s welcome still awaits boxing...

Green Economy: Does it include Mindanao?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 June) –  A Mindanao Economy and Environment Summit will be held next week in time for the June 5 celebration of...

Sweet 16

Volunteers from Balay Mindanaw, on the occasion of the group's 16th anniversary, help build homes for Sendong survivors in Barangay Indahag in Cagayan de...
ANTI-INSURGENCY COPS. Members of the Regional Mobile Group of the 132nd Regional Public Safety Company based in Km. 90, the boundary of Surigao del Sur and Surigao del Norte, were deployed to the area on Thursday afternoon on alleged intelligence reports of armed men in the minesite of Shen Zou Mining Group Corporation. Policemen (in blue uniform) from Claver, Surigao del Norte responded to reports that a "commotion" occurred in the area on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Contributed photo

Tension grips Red Mountain anew as Mamanwas take over minesite

KM. 90,  Surigao del Sur (MindaNews/06 May) – Tension has gripped another mining company here as at least a hundred members of the Mamanwa...

CHR-ARMM

CHR-ARMM. Atty. Laisa Alamia (left), Director of the newly-created Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) takes her...

Proletarian Ride

PROLETARIAN RIDE. Workers riding on motorcycles celebrate May 1 Labor Day in Davao City on May 1, 2012. The workers are demanding a P125...

Malaybalay passes resolution stopping expansion of agri plantations

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/17 April) – The Malaybalay city council has passed a resolution imposing a moratorium on the expansion of agricultural plantations citing environmental...

Barangay chair asks: “What road rehab?”

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/18 Feb) –   Residents of barangays identified as beneficiaries of former President Arroyo’s farm-to-market road projects in 2008 want to know if...

CDO’s Bishop Ledesma hits City Hall over hydraulic mining

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/14 February) – Archbishop Antonio Ledesma reprimanded City Hall officials for maintaining a “business as usual” attitude on the destructive...

Troops seize bomb-making materials in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/08 February) – Combined military and police personnel out to serve a warrant of arrest against wanted persons instead seized bomb-making materials...

Kagay-anons commemorate 40th day since Sendong

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/26 January) – More than 7,000 residents here gathered on top of the Kagay-an Bridge Wednesday night lighting candles and...
Fr. Eduardo Vasquez Jr. shoots video during the funeral mass for slain Italian missionary Fr. Fausto “Pops” Tentorio, PIME, in Kidapawan City on October 25, 2011. Mindanews File Photo by Keith Bacongco

Camera-toting priest from Mindanao awarded Ninoy and Cory Aquino Fellowship

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/07 December) -- For giving voice to the minority Mindanaoans through video documentaries, courageously exposing truth in the name of justice and...

COMMENT: A Dangerous, Costly Game (Part II: Two Reports)

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/8 Nov) – With exception of few references to reports from Luwaran, the MILF official website, and to statements of top...

New type of bomb used in Sangali

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/29 October) – The improvised bombs that exploded or were detonated this week in Barangay Sangali here this week were new types...

13 Bukidnon villages in ILO child labor program

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 October) – Thirteen barangays in two cities and two towns in Bukidnon have been identified  for the International Labor Organization-funded child...

300 gold tunnels ordered closed in South Cotabato

M24tunnels KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/24 October) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has served the closure order affecting at least 300 gold tunnels in the...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: IHL and cyber warfare (Second of two parts)

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 August) – Yesterday, this column shared the transcript of an interview with Cordula Droege, a legal expert at the International Committee...

Car bomb case now with Task Force EGO

TACURONG CITY (MindaNews/18 August) –  The search for the person who bought the white KIA Avella car that was laden with bomb and exploded...

Kadayawan Motocross

Ace rider Bornok Mangosong performs a "no hander" trick as he crosses the finish line during the Kadayawan Motocross Race on Sunday, 14 August...

Grand Kanduli

GRAND KANDULI. The earlier announcement was State of the Province Address  but Friday's even turned out to be a Grand Kanduli n celebration of...

BJMP negotiating release of colleagues held hostage by NPA

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 July) – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology has approached different personalities, including a local official in Quezon town and...

Bankerohan: Beans Vendor

BEANS. Jean Octavio cuts Baguio beans with a sharp razor at the Bagsakan Center in Bankerohan, Davao City on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. She...

NPAs rescue inmate from BJMP custody in Bukidnon, hostage 4 jail personnel

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – New People’s Army rebels rescued one of their comrades in a daring raid in Bukidnon at dawn today and...

Threatened

THREATENED Dietmar Schug, country director of the Committee of German Directors spoke to a group of lumad women during the graduation rites of a...

Lake Mainit

LAKE MAINIT. A fisherman prepares to sail in in Lake Mainit in Jabonga town in Agusan...

70 victims of trafficking rescued in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/19 June) – At least 70 victims of  trafficking, 30 of them women, were rescued here from June 13 to 17. On Friday,...

After 2 years, justice remains elusive for slain farmer-leader

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/13 June) – Two years after his death, justice has remained elusive for a farmer-leader in Sumilao, Bukidnon who helped organized a...

Chinese couple implicated in marine products smuggling in hiding

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/10 June) – The Chinese couple suspected of smuggling black corals and stuffed turtles have gone into hiding, a police official said...

2009 Calendar

  MINDANAO 2009 Calendar. Now on sale at P200 per copy (postage not included). Email your orders now at calendar at mindanews.com; call (082)...

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IN MEMORY OF. Families of some of the victims of the Nov. 23 Ampatuan Massacre visit their loved ones at the Forrest Lake memorial...

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