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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

Joma Sison declares he won’t return to PH, blames Duterte for ‘upsetting’ peace talks schedule

EXILED Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison on Wednesday said he would not return to the Philippines in August following President Rodrigo Duterte’s “upsetting” of the negotiating panels’ schedule. “[My return] cannot be in August anymore because Duterte has upset the work schedule of the panels by canceling the resumption of the [...] The post Joma Sison declares he won’t return to PH, blames Duterte for ‘upsetting’ peace talks schedule appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News39 min. ago

No more third party in talks with Reds: Duterte

MANILA: President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte wants to do away with a third party facilitator and resume peace talks with communist rebels instead in the Philippines mainly to save on costs, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

Prospects for US-Taliban talks rise after Afghan ceasefire

Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks. Source link link: Prospects for US-Taliban talks rise after Afghan ceasefire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Joma Sison returning in August for peace talks - Philippine Star

Joma Sison returning in August for peace talks - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated News11 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte killing peace talks – Joma

President Rodrigo Duterte is “killing” peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) by ruling out a third-party facilitator for the negotiations, exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said on Tuesday. “The political swindler and butcher Duterte is willfully and maliciously killing the peace negotiations by [...] The post Duterte killing peace talks – Joma appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

BEIJING --- Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for US security guarantees. State broadcaster CCTV said Xi told Kim that through the "concerted efforts of the relevant countries" negotiations regarding issues on the Korean Peninsula are back on track and the overall situation is moving in the direction of peace and stability. The summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore marked an "important step toward the political solution of the Korean Peninsula nuclear is...Keep on reading: China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Joma Sison returning in August for peace talks

Self-exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison has agreed to return to the country for the peace talks in August......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

Roque: Norway can still have a role in GRP-NDFP peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 June) – Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque clarified on Tuesday that the Royal Norwegian Government can still continue as a third-party facilitator to the peace talks between government (GRP) and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace panels. During a press briefing in Cotabato City on Tuesday, Roque said all third parties who […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News20 hr. 18 min. ago

Duterte on peace talks with Reds: Why do we have to talk the f–ing thing outside?

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday insisted that peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels should be held in the Philippines and not in a foreign country.   Source link link: Duterte on peace talks with Reds: Why do we have to talk the f–ing thing outside?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News20 hr. 52 min. ago

Postponement of talks makes entire peace negotiation uncertain — NDFP consultant

The decision of the government to postpone the supposed 5th round of talks with the communist leaders throws the “entire peace negotiation into a darker cloud of uncertainty,” a consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines said. Postponement of talks makes entire peace negotiation uncertain — NDFP consultant The decision of the government… link: Postponement of talks makes entire peace negotiation uncertain — NDFP consultant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News20 hr. 52 min. ago

Norway can still help with peace talks, Palace clarifies

Norway can remain as third-party facilitator in talks with communist rebels even if the government wants the negotiations to be held in the Philippines, Malacañang said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News22 hr. 5 min. ago

Palace changes tone on NDFP talks

Having stayed the scheduled resumption of the peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front supposed to happen on June 15, President Rodrigo Duterte changed tone and wanted the negotiations to continue in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Palace: We’re Filipinos, let’s talk peace in Philippines

There is no need for a third party facilitator for the peace talks between the government and the communists because the matter can be addressed by Filipinos, Malacañang said yesterday. Source link link: Palace: We’re Filipinos, let’s talk peace in Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Gov t wants PH as venue of peace talks

Gov t wants PH as venue of peace talks.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Palace: We’re Filipinos, let’s talk peace in Philippines

There is no need for a third party facilitator for the peace talks between the government and the communists because the matter can be addressed by Filipinos, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Dureza: Norway still third-party facilitator in peace talks with Reds - Inquirer.net

Dureza: Norway still third-party facilitator in peace talks with Reds - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Duterte rules out facilitator in peace talks

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte does not want a third party facilitator in the peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels. The President also wants the peace talks to be held in the Philippines. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte emphasized that the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines–New People’s Army–National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) [...] The post Duterte rules out facilitator in peace talks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018