Mindanao Reader

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Current Rank: 374 (Personal)
Site Description: This is a personal blog of a university student in Southern Philippines. Here he share books he read, places he'd been, and his reflections on the wonderful people of Mindanao.
Date Joined: Aug 19, 2011

Tags: Mindanao, MSU, Books, General Santos, Peacebuilding

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If I were the President by Jess Dureza
on Oct 25, 2011 in GPH-MILF Peace talks Jess Dureza Basilan Incident If I were the president, I would have immediately flown to Basilan and conducted an AFP command conference at the AFP camp in Tabiawan, Isabela and ordered immediate but calibrated, focused punitive action against all those responsible for the killin...

Know the TRUTH and please don't fan the flames
on Oct 24, 2011 in Basilan Incident Statements Mindanao Conflict Bangsamoro Struggle TV Patrol by Kahlil Urmila Virola GardiolaKahlil Urmila Virola Gardiola*For the past two days, this status has been gaining popularity: I condemn the ABS CBN TV Patrol POLL dated October 20, 2011 for irresponsibly asking a complex question: "Papayag ba kayo na...

PCEC Statement on the Recent Basilan Incident
on Oct 24, 2011 in GPH-MILF Peace talks PCEC Basilan Incident Statements Mindanao Conflict Efraim M. Tendero We grieve and condole from the depth of our hearts with the families and friends of those who were killed from both sides in Sitio Bakisung, Barangay Cambug, Municipality of Al Barka in Basilan last Tuesday, October 18, 2011. In a battle that went fr...

Another Pinoy in Reader's Digest
on Oct 23, 2011 in Mindanao peace Jay Jaboneta Good initiatives Photo:globalnation.inquirer.netLet's take a break from the news about the conflict in Mindanao for the meantime. Here's a story that I'm sure you've already heard about. Remember Jay Jaboneta? He was the one who initiated a fund raising cam...

The Fragile Peace
on Oct 22, 2011 in GPH-MILF Peace talks Inquirer Basilan Incident Rina David 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao I was appalled, for instance, when in the course of reporting the Basilan killings, “TV Patrol,” the early-evening newscast of ABS-CBN, ran an informal poll asking the viewing public if they thought it was time to stop the peace talks and begin a...

NYC Calls for Culture of Peace and Tolerance in Mindanao; Mourns the Loss of Lives in Basilan Encounter
on Oct 22, 2011 in GPH-MILF Peace talks Basilan Incident Mindanao NYC NYC calls for a culture of peace and tolerance among the Filipinos, especially the youth, as part of its new peace and development banner which is the Mindanao 2020 youth agenda. NYC also pledges its support to government efforts in establishing an a...

Let Not Fr. Fausto Tentorio Die in Vain (Media Statement - Peace Advocates Zamboanga)
on Oct 21, 2011 in Mindanao Examiner Statements Fr. Fausto Tentorio WE condemn in the strongest terms the murder and killing of Fr. Fausto Tentorio, a religious of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME), who was treacherously shot dead in the premises of his Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish in Arakan V...

MILF usually surrenders a member who committed a crime
on Oct 20, 2011 in GPH-MILF Peace talks Basilan Incident Mindanao There's a mechanism in place in dealing with the fugitive Dan Laksaw Asnawi. It should be exhausted in dealing with this Basilan incident. While we continue with the peace process, we should also seek justice on the death of the 19 soldiers. Rea...

Fr. Jun Mercado's Statement
on Oct 20, 2011 in Basilan Incident Fr. Jun Mercado IAG A Call for Sobriety and Peace!Folks,Peace!The tragedy that happened in Basilan, specifically the battle in al Barka that left 19 AFP young officers and men killed came as a shock to all. Everybody holds on the ceasefire agreement notwithstanding...

on Oct 20, 2011 in GPH-MILF Peace talks Mindanao Reader Mindanao Mindanao Conflict Armed Forces of the Philippines1. 1Lt Colt Alsiyao, PA2. 1Lt Frank Junder P. Caminos, PA3. 1Lt Vladimer A. Maninang, PA4. 2Lt Jose Delfin E. Khe, PA5. Sgt Ronald G. Sta. Rita, PA6. Sgt Bonifacio R. Mabalot, PA7. Cpl Roderick Cabanua, PA8. Pfc Mark Te...

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