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Lorenzana sets conditions for joint ceasefire with communist rebels

Apr 04, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the communist rebels should show sincerity first before peace talks can resume

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 16th founding anniversary of the Supreme Tribal Council for Peace and Development, Inc. (STCPD) at the 3rd Infantry Battalion Headquarters in Calinan, Davao City on March 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) Commander Lieutenant General Benjamin Madrigal Jr., Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Guiling Mamondiong and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Malacañang Photo

DOCUMENT: PH, NDF Agreement on an Interim Joint Ceasefire

Apr 06, 2017 - 12:09 AM

The agreement says a ceasefire will take effect upon the approval and signing of the guidelines and ground rules

TALKS RE-OPEN. The 4th round of talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front open in Noordwijk, The Netherlands on April 3, 2017. Photo by Rolly Francia/OPAPP

PH, NDF agree to forge interim joint ceasefire

Apr 05, 2017 - 8:20 PM

UPDATED The interim joint ceasefire will not address the collection of revolutionary taxes an NPA activity that President Rodrigo Duterte said should stop

NEGOTIATIONS. The 4th round of talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front open in Noordwijk, the Netherlands on April 3, 2017. Photo by Rolly Francia/OPAPP

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Apr 04, 2017 - 10:22 PM

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Apr 04, 2017 - 1:27 PM

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Mar 31, 2017 - 7:31 PM

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Duterte wants bilateral ceasefire deal with NDF sealed in April talks

Mar 31, 2017 - 3:16 PM

The two panels are also expected to decide on the referee in the bilateral ceasefire agreement after Norway begged off from the role

PREPARING TO TALK. President Rodrigo Duterte discusses peace talks with the Left with chief government negotiator Labor chief Silvestre Bello III and Presidential Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on March 27, 2017. Photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

Tiamzons lead communists' backchannel talks with gov't

Mar 09, 2017 - 1:40 PM

Chief presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza is joining the Tiamzon couple for backchannel talks in Europe

COMMUNIST LEADERS. The military tagged Benito Tiamzon as the 'center of gravity' of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Photo by Edwin Espejo/OPAPP

Duterte: Gov't in backchannel talks with communists

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:40 PM

A smiling President Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to spoil developments with the Reds

NO SPOILERS. President Rodrigo Duterte hints at developments in backchannel talks with communists. File photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Palace sets conditions for resuming talks with communists

Feb 20, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Malacañang releases bilateral ceasefire wish list that includes prohibiting the NPA from imposing revolutionary tax and from ambushing the military

HOPE FOR PEACE TALKS? Chief government negotiator Silvestre Bello III and NDF negotiators Fidel Agcaoili and Benito Tiamzon participate in the 3rd round of peace talks in Rome. Photo from OPAPP

Duterte not ready to decide on ceasefire with NPA

Feb 02, 2017 - 4:41 PM

I will decide in the fullness of God s time says President Rodrigo Duterte a day after the New People s Army announced it will lift its ceasefire with the government

CONSULTING WITH MILITARY. President Rodrigo Duterte holds a press conference with military and police officials on January 29, 2017. Photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Duterte awaits meeting with Joma Sison

Jan 16, 2017 - 1:24 PM

The meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and CPP founder Jose Maria Sison will largely hinge on the success of the 3rd round of talks that begin this week

NDF TALKS. CPP founder Jose Maria Sison and chief presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza

Further delay looms in PH-NDF joint ceasefire deal

Jan 12, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the military is ready to go back to war if the negotiation fails due to the difficult demands by communist rebels

DEFENSE CHIEF. Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Rappler file photo

Duterte, Joma Sison agree 'peace process must move forward'

Dec 21, 2016 - 1:40 PM

It was a warm conversation between old friends says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

'MOVE FORWARD.' Malacañang says both President Rodrigo Duterte and Communist Party of the Philippines founding chair Jose Maria Sison agree that the peace process must move forward. File photos by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo; http://www.josemariasison.org/

Gov't not giving up on Dec 10 bilateral ceasefire deal

Nov 22, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Despite reported violations of the unilateral ceasefires declared by both government and the Left government panel chief Silvestre Bello III says the ceasefire is holding out

PEACE TALKS. Government panel chief Silvestre Bello and Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza participate in the signing of a joint statement between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Oslo, Norway on October 9, 2016. Photo courtesy of OPAPP

Joint ceasefire deal urgent as PH military, NPA report complaints

Nov 12, 2016 - 8:20 AM

The National Democratic Front floats a scenario where peace talks continue without a ceasefire

CEASEFIRE IN DANGER? File photo shows NDF negotiators signing a joint statement with government negotiators after the 2nd round of talks in Oslo, Norway on October 9, 2016. Photo courtesy of OPAPP