mindanao : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic
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- Wealth-sharing deal offers hope in Mindanao
The Philippine government has agreed to give sweeping fiscal powers to Muslim rebels on the island of Mindanao in a bid to end the country's decades-long insurgency.
July 16, 2013 - IRIN
- Philippines, Muslim Rebels Forge Wealth-Sharing in Peace Accord
The Philippines and Muslim rebels signed a wealth-sharing agreement after eight months of talks, bringing President Benigno Aquino closer to a final pact ending four decades of insurgency in resources-rich Mindanao island.
July 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
- Ninoy Aquino in Reuters
My government will be sincere in dealing with all the peoples of Mindanao. We are committed to a peaceful and just settlement of conflict, inclusive of the interests of all,he said.
- President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in The Age
I am very pleased that President Arroyo has made such good progress on dealing with counterterrorism issues. She has initiated a peace process in Mindanao that we think has the potential to bring peace and stability to a part of the Philippines... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA ABS CBN News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/07/30/09/rp-us-ties-forefront-arroyo-obama-meeting&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGlnrw49gArKkAzQ72bMWzSAB5hQQ Jul 30, 2009
63746 85096 mindanao Arroyo added: We will not tolerate and will crush any attempt to disturb peace and development in Mindanao," the country's main southern island where the MILF has been waging a separatist rebellion since 1978.