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Handshake for peace

Optimism now oozes that with the Singapore summit, there is also the big possibility the Koreas which are in state of war for a long time might become one again, like what happened to East and West Germany in 1990. It was a handshake – a simple handshake at that – lasting for about 10 […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJun 14th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Momentum for peace

Say what you will about their personality quirks; that was still a historic handshake the other day between the leaders of the United States and North Korea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

North and South Korea to seek peace regime to end war

SEOUL, South Korea (3rd UPDATE) – The leaders of North and South Korea agreed Friday, April 27, to pursue a permanent peace and the complete denuclearization of the divided peninsula, as they embraced after a historic summit laden with symbolism. In a day of bonhomie including a highly symbolic handshake over the Military ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Rival Korean leaders cross demarcation line

GOYANG, South Korea: The leaders of North and South Korea agreed Friday to pursue a permanent peace and the complete denuclearization of the divided peninsula, as they embraced after a historic summit laden with symbolism. In a day of bonhomie including a highly symbolic handshake over the Military Demarcation Line that divides the two countries, [...] The post Rival Korean leaders cross demarcation line appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Korean gov’t ministers meet to discuss post-summit specifics

SEOUL, South Korea --- The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday to discuss further engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea. South Korea said Monday's talks will be aimed at finding ways to carry out peace agreements announced after the summit last month between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. The meeting between senior officials comes at a sensitive time as Washington has expressed unease over the fast pace in inter-Korean engagement, which it says should move in tandem with U.S.-led efforts to denuclearize the North. Before leaving f...Keep on reading: Korean gov’t ministers meet to discuss post-summit specifics.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 56 min. ago

Israel approves 31 settler homes in flashpoint Hebron – minister

JERUSALEM – Israel's government Sunday, October 14, approved the construction of 31 settler homes in Hebron, the first such green light for the flashpoint West Bank city since 2002, a cabinet minister said. Construction permits were agreed in October last year but needed the government's approval, according to the Peace Now ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News15 hr. 35 min. ago

Taliban confirm meeting with U.S. peace envoy in Qatar

KABUL, Afghanistan – A Taliban delegation has met with US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Qatar to discuss ending the Afghan conflict, the militant group said Saturday, October 13, the first time either side has officially confirmed talks. The direct negotiations – a longstanding Taliban demand – were held as Khalilzad seeks ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Mozambique opposition cries foul over election

MAPUTO, Mozambique –  Mozambique 's Renamo opposition on Saturday accused the government of falsifying local election results in several areas, warning that such a move could prompt it to abandon peace talks. The country went to the polls on October 10 in a key test for the ongoing peace talks between the ruling ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

PPOC, PADAC create audit team for town councils

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Oct. 12 (PIA) --The Capiz Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) approved measures to strengthen the local councils and the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

U.N. envoy no longer acceptable for Palestinians

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories – The Palestinian leadership will no longer work with the UN peace envoy, a senior official said Thursday, October 11, accusing him of overstepping his role by seeking a deal between Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas. Ahmed Majdalani, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

[ANALYSIS] Leila de Lima and the Nobel Peace Prize

  On October 5, 2018, the Norwegian Nobel Committee, a 5-member committee appointed by the Parliament of Norway, awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to campaigners against rape in warfare, Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege . These individuals truly deserve the award, and the cause they are fighting for is certainly ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Letters to the Editor: A land governed by rule of law, harmony, love, and peace

Dear Editor-in-Chief, Today marks the first day in filing for certificate of candidacy for both local and national elections in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

‘Rock in peace, Niña!’

Rock, not just rest......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

China seriously challenging peace, says Taiwan president

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen accused China of "seriously challenging" peace and stability Wednesday, October 10, describing the island she leads as being on the frontline of tensions in the Pacific. It comes as Beijing pursues a multi-pronged attack on any claims to sovereignty by self-ruled democratic Taiwan, which ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

City works to maintain peace and order, keep BPOs

WILL the current peace and order situation in Cebu City affect its ranking in the top 20 outsourcing destinations in the world? Cebu City ranked eighth in 2016, but moved four places lower, ranking 12th the following year. For 2018, it has moved a notch higher and placed 11th, according to investment advisory firm Tholons.… link: City works to maintain peace and order, keep BPOs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

RPOC members meet to review peace and order programs in Calabarzon

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Oct 8 (PIA) - Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) chairperson Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla met recently with officials from the Philippine National Police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

RPOC members meet to review peace and order programs in Calabarzon

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Oct 8 (PIA) - Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) chairperson Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla met recently with officials from the Philippine National Police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Pepsi Philippines and PDRF turnover first 20,000-liter water tank in Marawi City

The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), together with Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPPI) turned over the first water tank from their “Water for Peace in Marawi” project......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

‘On Her Shoulders’ tells of painful burden carried by IS sex slave survivor

In the soon to be released documentary "On Her Shoulders", Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad says she didn't want to become known as a "victim of Daesh terrorism." Murad, 25, a member of Iraq's Yazidi minority who was enslaved by the Islamic State group, on Friday won the coveted award along with Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege. They were honored for their work in fighting sexual violence. Murad's painful work speaking out on behalf of her community is chronicled in Alexandria Bombach's film, which won the Directing Award for U.S. Documentary at the 2018 Sundance Festival. "I would like to not have to tell people what happened to me... I would like them to know me as a ...Keep on reading: ‘On Her Shoulders’ tells of painful burden carried by IS sex slave survivor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Garcia to Tomas: Meet cops regularly

WITH the growing peace and order concerns in Cebu City, Councilor Raymond Garcia has urged Mayor Tomas Osmeña to take action. “I don’t like to make any comments until and unless an investigation is made because it’s hard to listen only to one side without listening to the side of the police,” Garcia said when… link: Garcia to Tomas: Meet cops regularly.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

DR Congo s Dr Mukwege, Yazidi campaigner Murad win Nobel Peace Prize 2018

OSLO, Norway – Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, October 5, for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world. The pair won the award for their "efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war," Nobel ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018