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Peace adviser welcomes Sara Duterte’s opposition to resumption of peace talks

Peace adviser welcomes Sara Duterte’s opposition to resumption of peace talks.....»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerApr 17th, 2018

Peace adviser welcomes Sara Duterte’s opposition to the resumption of peace talks

Peace adviser welcomes Sara Duterte’s opposition to the resumption of peace talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Mayor Duterte to Rep. Casilao: My position on peace talks reflects sentiment of Dabawenyos

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – City Mayor Sara Duterte lashed out at Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao for criticizing her for her opposition to the resumption of peace negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, saying her position reflected the sentiment of most Dabawenyos. The mayor had asked her […] The post Mayor Duterte to Rep. Casilao: My position on peace talks reflects sentiment of Dabawenyos appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

STATEMENT: Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte: “no to peace talks”

(Statement of Mayor Sara Duterte on the resumption of peace talks with the National Democratic Front, released by the City Information Office on 13 April 2018)  Respectfully, I am asking President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his decision to reopen the negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. I believe the insurgency problem can […] The post STATEMENT: Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte: “no to peace talks” appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Jalandoni: 2-month deadline to start peace talks ‘doable’

LUCENA CITY --- The two-month deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte for the resumption of peace talks between the government and communist rebels is "doable," according to Luis Jalandoni, former chairman of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) panel and now its senior adviser. Jalandoni also revealed on Sunday that there would be a back-channel talks between the NDFP and government representatives scheduled from April 9 to 13 in Utrecht in the Netherlands. "The deadline is doable at least for the signing of the Agrarian Reform and Rural Development and National Industrialization and Economic Development, major parts of Caser," Jalandoni, who is in Utrecht...Keep on reading: Jalandoni: 2-month deadline to start peace talks ‘doable’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Sison seeks talks on Duterte conditions

Exiled communist leader Jose Maria Sison on Thursday welcomed the possible reopening of peace negotiations, and urged the government and rebel negotiators to formally convene soon to thresh out disputes hampering the resumption of the talks.   President Duterte had directed his peace adviser, Jesus Dureza, to find ways to resume the talks, which the former halted last November because of continued attacks by the New People's Army (NPA), the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).   As his conditions for the resumption of the talks, Mr. Duterte wants a complete stop to NPA attacks and the collection of revolutionary taxes and for the rebels to dro...Keep on reading: Sison seeks talks on Duterte conditions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Duterte on GRP-NDF peace talks: “Let’s give this another last chance”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 April) —  President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday directed the government peace panel to work on the resumption of the peace talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF), Secretary Jesus Dureza, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process said in a statement. “Let’s give this another last chance,” Dureza quoted the President […] The post Duterte on GRP-NDF peace talks: “Let’s give this another last chance” appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Duterte orders ‘last chance’ for peace talks with Reds

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his men during the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, April 4, to support the resumption of talks with communist rebels responsible for Asia's longest-running communist insurgency. "Let's give this another last chance," chief peace adviser Jesus Dureza quoted Duterte as saying.  Dureza said the President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

Peace talks with NDFP ‘back on track’ – Dureza

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – Peace negotiations between government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will resume sooner than the 60-day timeline set by President Rodrigo Duterte, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said. “I think we are back on track,” Dureza said during the Annual Plenary […] The post Peace talks with NDFP ‘back on track’ – Dureza appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Solon tells Davao City mayor: Study rebellion roots

Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao on Saturday urged Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to first understand why communist rebellion persists in the countryside before concluding that it was a waste of time to resume peace talks with National Democratic Front of the Philippines.   In a statement, Casilao said Carpio should realize that rebellion persists because of continuing injustice in rural areas, like the concentration of land ownership in the hands of a few families.   On Friday, Carpio said that while she respected the decision of her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, to resume talks with rebels, she believed it would be "counterproductive and plainly useless" because rebel...Keep on reading: Solon tells Davao City mayor: Study rebellion roots.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Mayor Sara to Pres. Duterte: peace talks with NDF is “counterproductive and plainly useless”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 April) — Mayor Sara Duterte is asking her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, to reconsider his decision to reopen peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front (NDF) as it is “counterproductive and plainly useless.” “While I trust the wisdom of the President and his intention to end the insurgency problem peacefully, […] The post Mayor Sara to Pres. Duterte: peace talks with NDF is “counterproductive and plainly useless” appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Sara Duterte to dad: No peace talks with Reds

Like a battered lover saying goodbye to the tormentor, it’s time to end the suffering......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Presidential daughter says no to peace talks with communists

DAVAO CITY – Presidential daughter and mayor of Davao City, Sara Carpio, has appealed Friday to his father, Rodrigo Duterte, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Sara Duterte wants father to ditch talks with communist rebels

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s eldest daughter, who once mounted a local initiative to talk peace with communists, is asking her father to reconsider resuming peace negotiations with communist rebels. In a statement on Friday, April 13, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio dismissed negotiations with communists ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

CPP welcomes possible resumption of peace talks

CPP welcomes possible resumption of peace talks.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Bishops hail peace talks resumption

Catholic bishops have welcomed President Duterte's order to resume stalled peace talks with communist insurgents, albeit with preconditions.   Ozamis Archbishop Martin Jumoad said that any move towards peace "was always well appreciated."   "Where there is peace, there is development. In fact, Pope Paul VI says that the other name of peace is development," he said on Friday.   Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Pea said Mr. Duterte's heart seemed to have "softened somewhat" in favor of peace.   "Dialogue is the way to resolve our problems," he added.   Ceasefire first   The prelates made the remarks following the President's directi...Keep on reading: Bishops hail peace talks resumption.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

2 communist rebels nabbed, amid anticipated resumption of talks

By Minde Nyl R. Dela Cruz TWO suspected rebels were arrested in Catbalogan City, Northern Samar, on Thursday, April 5, amid President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s order to resume peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). This came after a platoon from the 43rd Infantry (We Search) Battalion encountered an undetermined number […] The post 2 communist rebels nabbed, amid anticipated resumption of talks appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Mindanao peace advocates, church leaders welcome resumption of talks

Church leaders and peace advocates welcomed the pronouncement of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte to resume the peace talks between the government and communists after months of uncertainties following its cancellation......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

DND chief backs resumption of peace talks with Reds

THE Department of National Defense (DND) will support the decision of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to give the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) a last chance. DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he support the last chance initiative of President Duterte to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Another shot at peace talks?

PRESIDENT Duterte Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Peace Secretary Jesus Dureza to work on the resumption of peace talks between the government and the communist rebels. The President gave the order during the 24th Cabinet meeting in Malacañang, a day after he said he would want to resume the stalled talks….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Duterte on UN Human Rights Chief, DOLE on Jollibee, Sison on resumption of peace talks | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte calls the United Nations human rights chief 'empty-headed' over international criticism of the Philippine leader's bloody war on drugs.  The Labor Department orders popular Philippine fast food chain Jollibee to regularize 6,482 workers.  Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison says they are ready to resume peace negotiations and finish draft agreements ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018