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No peace talks yet with reds

THE resumption of peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels will not proceed on June 28 as the Duterte administration wants to hold more consultations with the public.Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza made the announcement yesterday, pointing out it is important to get the support of the people in….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 14th, 2018

Duterte open again to talks with Reds, but…

President Rodrigo Duterte said he was still open to peace negotiations with communist rebels but didn't want to hold talks with any of their top leaders and chief negotiators.   He also suggested that they must first abandon their armed struggle, which the rebels have repeatedly said they would not do before a final peace deal.   In a message intended for exiled rebel leaders, he said: "You come (here), cut and cut cleanly. You adopt the democracy that we find ourselves in."   Jose Maria Sison, founding chair of the 50-year-old Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), Fidel Agcaoili, head of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and...Keep on reading: Duterte open again to talks with Reds, but….....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

Reds open to resumption of peace talks

        LUCENA CITY -- The leader of the communist-led National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) casually received President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement that he is not closing the door for the possible resumption of the stalled peace talks with the Maoist-inspired insurgents.   "The position of the NDFP is clear: it is open to resume peace negotiations with the GRP (Government of the Republic of the Philippines) under the Duterte regime anytime the latter so decides to avail of this avenue to bring about basic social, economic and political reforms for the benefit of the Filipino people," Fidel Agcaoili, NDFP chair, said in a sh...Keep on reading: Reds open to resumption of peace talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

8,000 Reds surrender under localized peace talks — Lorenzana

MANILA, Philippines ---More than 8,000 communist rebels have surrendered since the government carried out localized peace talks, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Friday. In a Palace briefing, Lorenzana noted that most of the communist rebels who surrendered were from the Region 11 (Davao region), Masbate, and Samar. "For this year only, sabi nga ng in-charge, si General (Reynaldo) Mapagu, more than 8,000 already came down," Lorenzana said. The Defense chief said that some 1,700 of the surrenderees were the rebel group's unarmed "militias," noting that they are now surrendering because the issues raised by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) are now being addresse...Keep on reading: 8,000 Reds surrender under localized peace talks — Lorenzana.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

Army general backs truce with Reds, but…

Major General Felimon T Santos, Jr., Commander of the 7th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army, said that he is in favor of local talks for peace with the rebels provided they will lay down their arms. Army general backs truce with Reds, but… Source link: Army general backs truce with Reds, but….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Gov’t urged to resume peace talks with Reds

Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano on Sunday said the Duterte administration's decision to forgo the possibility of forging a peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) was tantamount to "abandonment of duty." "The government must never say that they are hopeless about peace. It is an abandonment of duty to resolve social ills that led the insurgents to incite protests," Alejano said in a statement. Alejano, a former Marine captain, said the national government should hear the valid concerns of insurgents and deal with these without resorting to violence. "We should not set aside peace talks because it involved the overall security of the people," the Magdalo repre...Keep on reading: Gov’t urged to resume peace talks with Reds.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Comment on Gov’t suspends talks with Reds by EQUIPPING DISCIPLES OF LOVE IN THE MIDST OF RESOURCE-BASED ARMED CONFLICTS IN MINDANAO – DANN & JOJI PANTOJA

[…] (AFP) and the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) that has been going on since 1971. Right now, there’s impasse in the peace negotiations between the AFP and the […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

PNP doubts sincerity of Reds in pursuing peace | News

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday expressed its doubts over the sincerity of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in resuming peace talks after its armed wing, the New People's Ar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Comment on Gov’t suspends talks with Reds by CANADIAN MINING INDUSTRY AND PEACEBUILDING IN THE PHILIPPINES – DANN & JOJI PANTOJA

[…] Philippines (AFP) and the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) has been going on since 1971. Right now, there’s impasse in the peace negotiations between the two […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

DU30 open to new peace talks

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he is willing to give peace talks with the Reds another try but only if Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison can give him a good reason to go back to the negotiating table. Duterte aired this challenge to Sison as he also reiterated his […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

Palace to Reds: Walk the talk on peace

Malacañang yesterday renewed its call for the Communist Party of the Philippines to support President Duterte’s call for peace after CPP founding chairman Jose Maria Sison reiterated his openness to resume the stalled talks with the government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Up to Duterte to resume peace talks with Reds — Sison

Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison yesterday said it is up to President Duterte to end his position of terminating peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Military arrests ‘ouster plot’ Reds in Laguna

Five alleged communist rebels, including a peace talks consultant, believed to be involved in the plot to oust President Duterte were arrested at an Army checkpoint in Sta. Cruz, Laguna last Monday afternoon, the military reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Duterte sees Reds defeated in mid-2019

President Duterte is expecting the defeat of the decades-old communist insurgency by the second quarter of 2019 as the prospects for peace talks between the government and the rebels remain uncertain......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

House move to urge PRRD to resume talks with Reds hailed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – House Resolution 1803 adopted by the House Special Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity on September 12 calling on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resume the stalled peace talks between government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is a positive move. NDFP negotiating panel […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Duterte official quits over end of peace talks with Reds

MANILA: A Left-leaning former lawmaker on Monday announced her ‘irrevocable’ resignation from the cabinet mainly over the decision of President Rodrigo ‘Rody’ Duterte to formall Source link link: Duterte official quits over end of peace talks with Reds.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Duterte official quits over end of peace talks with Reds

MANILA: A Left-leaning former lawmaker on Monday announced her 'irrevocable' resignation from the cabinet mainly over the decision of President Rodrigo 'Rody' Duterte to formall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Duterte open to talks with Reds, Abus

President Rodrigo Duterte is still willing to talk peace with communist rebels, although not anytime soon. 'The communists -- we will talk eventually whichever way you want it. We will talk in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Duterte’s mood changes lead peace talks with Reds nowhere

[Editor's Note: President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 23. The Inquirer looks back at promises he made in Sona 2016 and Sona 2017, and how he and his administration performed on those promises. We will also look at major issues that marked his two years in office in our #Sona2018 series.] Like a stormy romance, peace talks between the government and communist insurgents have always careened off the path to church. Peace in the negotiations has always depended on President Rodrigo Duterte's mood, although supporters of the effort to put an end to the insurgency that's been going on for half a century have not given up on their...Keep on reading: Duterte’s mood changes lead peace talks with Reds nowhere.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Reds reject local peace talks - Philippine Star

Reds reject local peace talks - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Reds reject local peace talks

Communist rebels yesterday said they would not hold localized peace talks with the government, dismissing them as “pretend talks.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018