#ProjectMindanao - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #ProjectMindanao


Young Maranao advocate says empathy key to promoting peace, dev't

Feb 27, 2018 - 10:52 AM

After leaving his hometown to study in Cebu, 21-year-old peace advocate Jamil Faisal Adiong says he realized the potential of Mindanao to prosper if only peace reigns in the region

Kidnappers take owner of Dipolog Italian restaurant

Oct 07, 2015 - 9:11 PM

Rolando del Torchio a former Italian missionary liked Dipolog so much he decided to stay here where he opened his own pizza house

A historic opportunity for lasting peace

Sep 21, 2015 - 1:35 PM

At the end of the day the people of the Philippines must find their own way to sustained peace and inclusive development

Mamasapano valedictorian seeks peace through education

Jul 15, 2015 - 2:31 PM

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has the highest number of out of school youth across the country as of 2010 A 17 year old student wants to help change this status

Mindanao peace: Looking from afar in hope and admiration

Jul 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM

There are all kinds of tensions in the world and if the Philippines can make the peace process work by creating a democratic inclusive and genuinely autonomous region it will become a model for resolving conflict elsewhere

Substitute Bangsamoro bill: Proposals from senators so far

Jun 24, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Here is a list of current suggestions from the Senate on the Bangsamoro bill

AMENDMENTS. What proposed changes to the Bangsamoro bill have emerged from the Senate so far? Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

MILF chief: Decommissioning 'deeply personal,' not just statistics

Jun 16, 2015 - 4:30 PM

This is not propaganda says MILF chief Murad Ebrahim It s proof that it is ready to begin its transformation to a political organization

Aquino witnesses historic MILF arms turnover

Jun 16, 2015 - 7:22 AM

Unique in the world the Moro Islamic Liberation Front begins the first phase of a staggered decommissioning of its weapons in a tightly watched peace process

'BEYOND USE.' The Moro Islamic Liberation Front starts the decommissioning process. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Senators on Bangsamoro basic law: Where do they stand?

Jun 05, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Here are the previous pronouncements and statements of all 24 senators regarding the proposed Bangsamoro basic law

Peace panels form task force for MILF's turnover of weapons

Jun 02, 2015 - 2:15 PM

A percentage of rebel firearms will be turned over if and when the proposed Bangsamoro basic law is passed and ratified

ARMS DEAL. This photo taken on Oct 15, 2012 shows members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) standing in formation during a celebration inside Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat town, in the southern island of Mindanao. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/AFP

#HearMindanao: What is peace in Mindanao for you?

Jun 02, 2015 - 1:02 PM

What does peace in Mindanao mean to you? What do you think of the ongoing peace talks between the government and MILF?

Escudero on Bangsamoro law deadline: We're not Grade 1 students

Jun 02, 2015 - 10:20 AM

Senator Francis Escudero stressed that the Senate will not follow the deadline set by Malacañang or Senate President Franklin Drilon on the passage of the Bangsamoro basic law

Osmeña: Palace 'goodies' might help sway senators to pass BBL

May 26, 2015 - 7:01 PM

Senator Sergio Osmeña III says he won t attend the senators meeting with President Aquino lest he be accused of receiving some kind of pork barrel

BANGSAMORO VOTE. Senator Sergio Osmeña III's 'naughty' remark about using certain rewards for senators comes after talks that congressmen were bribed to vote yes to the Bangsamoro bill. Rappler file photo

Mindanao tribes hold ritual to 'enlighten' Congress on BBL

May 11, 2015 - 10:29 PM

The panel has failed us and now we hope the Congress will be enlightened to hear our voices and pass a BBL that is truly inclusive and just

Rappler Talk: Are the Lumad victims in war and peace?

May 07, 2015 - 1:36 PM

What is the impact of the peace process on indigenous peoples in Mindanao?