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Labor groups: Draft order vs contractualization betrays dialogue with Duterte

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:35 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says In the meantime there s a law which allows certain forms of contractualization That is what we will implement

STAKEHOLDERS. Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III meets with representatives of the labor and employer sectors. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Are the Lumad victims in war and peace?

May 07, 2015 - 1:36 PM

What is the impact of the peace process on indigenous peoples in Mindanao?

Marcos aims to finish BBL hearings by May 25

May 05, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Senators welcome the recommendations of the Citizen s Peace Council on how to make the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law constitutional and inclusive

REVIEW. Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senate committee on local government chair Senator Bongbong Marcos Jr. receive the full report of the Citizens' Peace Council on May 5, 2015. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

FULL REPORT: Peace Council on the Bangsamoro Basic Law

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:21 AM

Read the full report of the Malacañang convened group below

FULL REPORT. Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. and other members of the Citizen's Peace Council face lawmakers during the final public hearing for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on April 27, 2015.

Peace Council: Bangsamoro law constitutional, acceptable

Apr 27, 2015 - 1:43 PM

House ad hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law chair Rufus Rodriguez however maintains his position on deleting 8 provisions of the proposed law

RECOMMENDATIONS. Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. and other members of the Citizen's Peace Council answer questions from lawmakers during the hearing for the Bangsamoro Basic Law at the House of Representative in Quezon City on April 27, 2015.

Peace council names 17 co-convenors

Apr 10, 2015 - 9:08 AM

The peace council will focus on 4 key issues on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

FIRST MEETING. (From left) businessman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala; peace advocate Bai Rohaniza Sumndad-Usman; former ambassador Howard Dee; former Chief Justice Hilario Davide; and former Constitutional Assembly delegate Wilfrido Villacorta. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle was not able to make it to the meeting but was represented by Bishop Pablo Virgilio David. Photo from the Peace Council

Mindanao’s first cardinal asks Catholics: Pray for peace summit success

Apr 05, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The citizens peace summit aims to ensure that the self determination aspired for by the Moros does not become an empty word says Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo

RAISED IN MINDANAO. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo speaks about from experience about the Mindanao conflict. File photo courtesy of Fabio Frustaci/EPA

'Peace council an avenue for dialogue, not a pressure group'

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Funding for the independent body will come from the private sector the group says

DIALOGUE. Muslim groups led by Mindanao Alliance for Peace rally at the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City to call for the immediate passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Despite dangers, 'moderate' Taliban talk peace

Feb 23, 2014 - 6:46 PM

A moderate faction of the Taliban is pushing hard for a new peace dialogue in a move fraught with danger but openly welcomed by Kabul

CASUALTY. In this photograph taken on February 17, 2014, Pakistani residents stand near the body of Mullah Abdul Raqeeb, a former minister for refugees in Afghanistan under the Taliban, at a hospital after he was killed by gunmen in Peshawar. AFP photo/Files

Karzai heads to Pakistan to seek more Taliban releases

Aug 24, 2013 - 10:11 PM

We hope the visit will bear good results in regards to peace negotiations and security of Afghanistan Karzai said

RELEASE MORE.  Afghan president Hamid Karzai addresses a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul on August 24, 2013. Photo by AFP/Massoud HOSSAINI