Leave MindaNOW: ‘Destructive’ Tampakan mine opposed by groups across PH

Groups and advocates from the academe, youth, religious sectors and civil society organizations yesterday convened for an online forum discussing the ecological impacts, recent developments, and ongoing petition against Sagittarius Mines Inc.’s (SMI) Tampakan Mining Project in South Cotabato, an open-pit mine site that is... Read More

Gwyneth Marie Vasquez December 15, 2020
  • Biologist-priest affirms: some Covid vaccines use cell lines from aborted fetus

    “For many Filipinos this will be a controversial moral choice.” Rev. Nicanor Austriaco, a Filipino professor of biology and theology in the United States, said AstraZeneca and Gamaleya COVID-19 vaccine candidates were developed with cell lines obtained from a fetal abortion in 1972 in the...Read More

  • More time needed in BARMM transition, research suggests

    Due to drawbacks magnified by the pandemic, Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) calls for the extension of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) transition period. In a virtual conversation entitled “Where is the Bangsamoro Now?: A Rapid Midterm Review,” BTA interim chief  minister Ahod...Read More

  • Datu Piang attacked by BIFF, no casualties reported

    Dulawan, Datu Piang’s town proper located in Maguindanao, has been under attack by ISIS-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) which caught Notre Dame of Dulawan, Sta. Teresita church, and a police car on fire, sources say. Philippine Army Chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana confirms this...Read More

  • Women’s resistance to state attacks highlighted in online forum

    Women from different sectors gathered to discuss different strategies, strengths, and victories of women resistance efforts during an online forum hosted by Liyang Network titled "Sukol Day!: Women Advancing the Struggle Against Fascism and Development Aggression" last November 28 via zoom and Facebook Live. Topics...Read More

  • Mindanaoan UP students raise P20k for #UlyssesPH victims

    To aid regions in the country ravaged by previous typhoon Ulysses, the University of the Philippines Katilingban sa mga Anak Mindanao (UP Kalinaw) raises a total of Php 20, 763.30 through their Mindanao-based Kahiusa donation drive. UP Kalinaw’s Kahiusa donation drive is an initiative launched...Read More

  • LIST: Mindanao-based relief drives for typhoon victims in Luzon

    In response to the calamities that recently struck Luzon, various Mindanao-based organizations and groups have launched relief drives aiming to raise funds and provide necessities to families and individuals affected by Typhoon Ulysses (Vamco) and Typhoon Rolly (Goni). Battering the island province of Catanduanes and...Read More