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Mindanao businesses losing P30M an hour due to power crisis

COTABATO CITY, Philippines  — Mindanao’s business community has been losing some P30 million for every hour of power outage, industry leaders said. http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/05/08/1320757/mindanao-businesses-losing-p30m-hour-due-power-crisis

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Peace agreement at last!

Government and MILF ink peace deal in Mindanao By Federico V. Magdalena, PhD HONOLULU: March 28, 2014. After 17 years of long, contentious peace talks, the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have signed the Comprehensive Agreement for … Continue reading

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CPS Digital Project featured at MSAP Hawai‘i

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Muslim Societies in Asia and the Pacific (MSAP) has just published a short feature article on the digital project undertaken by the Center for Philippine Studies, which is part of the larger eMindanao initiative. This project is an annotated bibliography … Continue reading

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Historic failures haunt Moro peace deal

http://www.morungexpress.com/Perspective/110911.html After two years of intensive negotiations, the Philippine government and the country’s largest rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), have signed a final peace agreement which paves the way for a lasting resolution of one of the … Continue reading

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Commentary: CIU Chronic Affiliction

http://www.mindanews.com/mindaviews/2014/02/06/comment-ciu-chronic-affliction/ GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 6 Feb) – Jeremy Simons of“i-Emergence / Initiatives for International Dialogue”– coordinator of the Bangsamoro Cultural Advocacy Project, an instructor at the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute and Restorative Justice Consultant – wrote inMindaNews(February 2, 2014:PEACETALK: … Continue reading

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[SPECIAL REPORT] The women in the Bangsamoro peace process: history, herstory

[SPECIAL REPORT] The women in the Bangsamoro peace process: history, herstory KUALA LUMPUR (MindaNews/28 January)  —  When the history of the peace process between the Philippine government (GPH) and the Bangsamoro is written, the story of the women who helped … Continue reading

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ARMM investments reach P1.4B, up by 157% in 2013

ARMM investments reach P1.4B, up by 157% in 2013 MANILA, Philippines – The continuing peace talks between the government and a group of Moro insurgents has appeared to convince investors to place their stakes in the Autonomous Region in Muslim … Continue reading

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