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COMMENT: A Postscript: to “Good! Enough? In All Honesty …”

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 10 March) — In “Good! Enough? In All Honesty …” (COMMENT: MindaNews, February 22, 23 and 26), we said the New BTC (Bangsamoro Transition Commission) could craft a new Bangsamoro basic law and present it to President Rodrigo R. Duterte by July 24, 2017 for submission to the Congress if the […]


Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza and Maj. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., commander of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division in Cagayan de Oro City, flash the peace sign Wednesday morning during the 4ID’s 47th anniversary rites not…

Party time

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza plays the trumpet while Presidential Adviser on Economic Affairs and Information Technology RJ Jacinto plays the guitar during the performance of their cluster of Cabinet secretaries at the Christmas party hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malago Clubhouse in the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound on […]

Duterte “patiently waited” for NDF’s response; CPP calls for simultaneous declaration of unilateral ceasefire on August 20

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 July ) – President Rodrigo Duterte “patiently waited” for two more hours past his 5 p.m. deadline on Saturday for the National Democratic Front (NDF) to reciprocate government’s unilateral ceasefire but “knowing that an unanswered ceasefire declaration was not for the best interest of the nation,” lifted his ceasefire order, […]

Reunion Across the Table

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Sec. Jesus Dureza meets with Moro Islamic Liberation Front Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim on Thursday to discuss the implementation phase of the peace process at the MILF’s headquarters in Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. MindaNews photo by Keith Bacongco