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Aileen San Pablo Baviera: Revolutionary at heart, more than a China watcher

Mar 25, 2020 - 12:12 PM

Unknown to many, Aileen was also involved in the Philippine Left's revolutionary struggle

NDF consultant arrested for illegal gun possession, nothing more – Dela Rosa

Feb 01, 2018 - 2:19 PM

'Kilala siya na personality ng kabila, binabantayan siya, minomonitor siya, nakitaan siya ng baril, hinuli,' explains top cop Ronald dela Rosa

NEW GUNS. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa checks on their new firearms, presented in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Duterte to order mass arrest of NDF consultants 'any day'

Dec 06, 2017 - 6:23 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says an insider has been 'secretly' giving him information about conversations of leftist leaders, information which led him to cancel peace talks

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 2017 Model OFW Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA) at the Malacañan Palace on December 5, 2017, expresses his concern over how illegal drugs continue to destroy Filipino families especially those who have OFWs as parents. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Año, Lorenzana, Manafort | Midday wRap

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:19 PM

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Amid ties with Left, Mariano says he was never part of communist groups

Aug 30, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Mula noon hanggang ngayon ay nasa legal democratic organization po ako says Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano who was nominated to the Cabinet by the National Democratic Front

LEFT TIES. Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano says he was never a part of the CPP-NPA-NDF. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

CA grills Taguiwalo over links to Left

May 03, 2017 - 1:22 PM

The Commission on Appointments defers the confirmation of Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo after being questioned over her ties to the Communist Party of the Philippines

DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo speaks at a workers rally on May 1, 2017, Labor Day at the Liwasang Bonifacio. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 3-9, 2017

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:14 AM

Hello Here s a round up of videos from the past week you need to watch

Sueno, peace talks, Russia bombing | Midday wRap

Apr 04, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Gov't sees 'no reason' to declare unilateral ceasefire

Mar 31, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The communists are not expected to declare a unilateral ceasefire on March 31 says government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III

NO CEASEFIRE SOON. The government's chief negotiator Bebot Bello does not expect the communists to declare a unilateral ceasefire on March 31. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Arroyo | Evening wRap

Mar 20, 2017 - 10:11 PM

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House panel approves reso urging Duterte to continue peace talks

Feb 21, 2017 - 6:40 PM

130 congressmen want the Philippine government and communists to return to the negotiating table

APPROVED. 130 congressmen sign a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to continue the peace negotiations. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Lascañas, Andanar, peace talks | Evening wRap

Feb 20, 2017 - 9:45 PM

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102 lawmakers urge Duterte to continue peace talks

Feb 09, 2017 - 3:50 PM

The congressmen say the Duterte administration reached remarkable and unparalleled headway in the negotiations compared to other administrations

PRO-PEACE. Makabayan lawmakers lead the filing of the resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to continue the peace talks with communists. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Duterte gov't terminates JASIG

Feb 07, 2017 - 6:52 PM

UPDATED NDF chief negotiator Fidel Agcaoili says he finds the government notice odd because it only terminates the JASIG and not the peace negotiations but has the same effect

FOR PEACE. Some of the freed political prisoners raise their clenched fists as they hold a press conference at the social hall of the Episcopal Mission Center in Quezon City. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ceasefire, factory fire, Uber | Evening wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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Enrile, Lorenzana, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Feb 01, 2017 - 8:41 PM

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Philippine Constabulary, Andanar, ceasefire | Evening wRap

Jan 31, 2017 - 8:31 PM

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Aquino, peace talks, Trump | Midday wRap

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:19 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Maria Ressa

Gov't chief peace negotiator visits NPA turf during anniversary

Dec 27, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Secretary Silvestre Bello III assures rebels that President Rodrigo Duterte will keep his promise to release sickly and elderly political prisoners

New Peoples Army guerillas march in Davao City to celebrate the 48th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines on December 26, 2016.

Duterte to release around 20 political prisoners by Dec 25 – Bello

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Some of those likely to be released may be asked to join the ongoing peace talks says chief government negotiator and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

TALKING PEACE. President Duterte talks to Leftist leaders in Davao City. File photo from PPD

Duterte: The communists will die for me

Dec 13, 2016 - 12:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also suggests that members of the New People s Army consider him as their idol

'LEFTIST' PRESIDENT. President Rodrigo Duterte is confident he still has the support of communists. Photo by Ace Morandante/PPD

Duterte won’t release political prisoners: ‘They’re my ace’

Dec 08, 2016 - 6:56 PM

I have conceded to the communists too much too soon As yet I have yet to see a substantive progress in the talks says President Rodrigo Duterte

TALKING PEACE. President Duterte talks to National Democratic Front leaders. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division

Ronnie Dayan, Marcos burial, Mayweather-Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Nov 22, 2016 - 9:33 PM

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Marcos burial won't affect peace talks with Left – Bello

Nov 22, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The issue of burying the strongman is of little significance to the purpose of peace talks and that is to achieve just and lasting peace for our country says government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III

TALKING FOR PEACE. Government panel chair Silvestre Bello addresses negotiators during the second round of formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Oslo on October 6, 2016. Photo courtesy of OPAPP

Duterte: Gov't truce with communist rebels starts August 24

Aug 25, 2016 - 11:17 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte restores the government s unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels at 11:35 pm on August 24 but the truce was supposed to be in effect for several days already

'BE FRIENDLY.' President Rodrigo Duterte urges the military and the police to 'be friendly' to the New People's Army while the ceasefire is in effect. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

#AnimatED: Hope in Oslo

Aug 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Here s the paradox: Duterte is the biggest factor for peace with the communists yet he may also be an obstacle

Tiamzons, Duterte vs De Lima, Usain Bolt | 6PM wRap

Aug 19, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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Tiamzons released to join Oslo talks

Aug 19, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Communist leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon are optimistic of the chances of a peace deal between the government and the National Democratic Front under the Duterte administration

TEMPORARY FREEDOM. Benito and Wilma Tiamzon greet their colleagues with clenched fist after their release from Camp Crame on August 19, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Burden on CPP to restore trust in peace talks – Palace

Jul 29, 2016 - 2:05 PM

There is a very brief window of opportunity says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

PEACE TALKS ENDANGERED. An ambush by NPA rebels in Davao del Norte threatens peace talks betweenn the government and the Left. File photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rapper

Dureza: Peace talks to be inclusive

Jul 02, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The presidential adviser on the peace process says the Duterte administration will honor signed peace agreements but adds they will have to be consistent with planned reforms

PEACE TALKS. Presidential adviser on the peace process Jesus Dureza meets with the CPP-NDF-NPA. Photo from Jesus Dureza's Facebook page

Dureza: We are now at the threshold of peace

Jun 17, 2016 - 11:19 AM

Four years after its breakdown and collapse we are now on the threshold of a resumption of the stalled peace talks with the CPP NPA NDF chief government negotiator Jesus Dureza says

SELFIE TIME. Duterte peace adviser Jesus Dureza (right) poses for a selfie with NDF peace panel chair Luis Jalandoni (left) and CPP founder Jose Maria Sison. Photo from Dureza's Facebook page

Marcos’ complaint, political prisoners, Emma Watson | 6PM wRap

May 24, 2016 - 6:52 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Joma Sison, Duterte's anti-crime crusade, Warren Buffett | 12PM wRap

May 17, 2016 - 12:27 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Duterte, Joma on Skype: Ceasefire if Davao mayor becomes president

Apr 27, 2016 - 1:51 AM

The ceasefire will cover not just the Communist Party of the Philippines National Democratic Front CPP NDF but also revolutionary groups like the Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF and the Moro National Liberation Front MNLF

DUTERTE. Photo by Editha Caduaya

72 NPA members surrender in Cagayan de Oro

Mar 28, 2014 - 5:40 PM

The rebel returnees include 13 minors which the AFP says violates the international humanitarian law

GUNS FOR PEACE. photo by bobby lagsa

Leftists, Muslims clash in Mendiola

Mar 27, 2014 - 12:09 PM

Leftists hold a lightning rally near a group of praying Muslims at Mendiola sparking a scuffle