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Next president: No choice but to pursue peace with MILF
Despite obstacles peace panels from the Philippine government and the MILF say there s reason to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the signing of the peace deal with the MILF
From Malacañang to the streets, women are demanding better lives
Have things really improved for Filipino women?
With BBL 'dead,' transitional justice key to Mindanao peace efforts
While the proposed BBL was not passed in the 16th Congress the Third Party Monitoring Team of the Bangsamoro peace process says there has been progress in efforts to achieve peace in Mindanao
Blame absentee, indifferent lawmakers for failed BBL
Miriam Coronel Ferrer however calls for sobriety and perseverance
Ferrer urges Congress to pass Bangsamoro bill as session resumes
The government s chief peace negotiator has criticized both chambers of Congress for absenteeism one of causes of delay in the bill s passage
Ferrer: Pass Bangsamoro Basic Law before APEC, not December
Beating the deadline by a month will send a positive message to the international community says the government s chief peace negotiator
Declare Bangsamoro peace deals unconstitutional – Philconsa
Philconsa leads a group in filing a petition against the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro and the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro the basis of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law
Decommissioning of rebel firearms begins June 16
President Benigno Aquino III will witness the turnover of the first batch of Moro Islamic Liberation Front firearms in Maguindanao
Recto: Clarify Bangsamoro gov't responsibilities
How powers will be shared between the central government and the Bangsamoro government continues to be a controversial issue in the proposed Bangsamoro law
Most important parts of BBL intact - gov't negotiator
Lawmakers have only 3 weeks to debate the bill on the floor introduce amendments reconcile contradicting provisions and ratify the final version
Chief PH gov't negotiator receives Clinton peace award
If former secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton had been called a ‘funny lady’ in the course of her drive to find peaceful solutions and creative compromises in one area of conflict I in turn had been called a dumb bitch says Ferrer
Aquino on Espina, Binay vs Poe, ‘royal baby’ | The wRap
The president confirms Espina did resign Binay’s camp claims it’s not worried about Grace Poe The countdown for the ‘royal baby’ begins
Rappler Talk: Will the peace process survive the Mamasapano crisis?
Government Peace Panel chair Miriam Coronel Ferrer discussed the challenges facing the peace process in the aftermath of the Mamasapano clash
Marcos: Iqbal alias mocks gov't, peace process
Will the controversy over MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal s use of an alias cloud Senate hearings on the Bangsamoro Basic Law?
'Should we disregard history, hard work on Bangsamoro law?'
Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal tells graduates of Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan that the youth will reap the fruits of the peace process
Is it time for plan B for the peace process?
Peace advocates in the past have said there s no plan B in the peace process with the MILF After Mamasapano observers say it s time to talk about alternatives
Iqbal releases copy of Philippine passport
The chief negotiator of rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front reiterates he does not own a Malaysian passport as alleged by some camps
Coronel hits 'top 2 trending lies' on BBL
These conclusions are being derived from a basic misreading or misrepresentation of a provision in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law says the government s chief negotiator with Moro rebels
Miriam: Start peace process all over again
We have to stop talking of negotiating the Constitution That is heresy The Constitution is supreme says Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago
Students divided over Iqbal’s Xavier University invite
With rumors of student walkouts the university will be on red alert during its Baccalaureate Mass and university convocation on March 26
Peace panel: Traitors or protecting gov’t?
Senator Francis Escudero joins calls for the removal of government peace negotiators and adds his voice to criticism of the Bangsamoro bill
Marcos: Bangsamoro bill in 'coma'
If both houses of Congress vote today I dare say not only this version but maybe any version will not pass Senator Bongbong Marcos says
Sacked SAF commander apologizes for delay in peace process
Government chief negotiator Miriam Ferrer says that based on her computation the peace process will be delayed by at least a month
Gov't, MILF in backchannel talks to return SAF arms
UPDATED It might not happen in an instant as the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is still in the process of tracking down weapons the chief government negotiator says
Give peace a chance – Gov't and rebel negotiators
Both sides say talks on disarming the rebels have made progress and they vow not to waver in implementing an accord on the voluntary surrender of weapons
Preparations underway for Bangsamoro transition government
The ceremonial turnover of the first batch of rebel firearms is postponed to 2015
Authority over Lake Lanao: Bangsamoro bill has to be clear
Mindanao officials raise concerns about who will have jurisdiction over this major source of electricity in Mindanao when Lanao del Sur is proposed as a core territory of the Bangsamoro government
MILF rebels start arms decommissioning process
Philippine government and MILF negotiators started meeting in Malaysia to discuss the disarmament process key to ending the insurgency in the country s south and sealing a peace deal
Peace brokers grilled: Does Bangsamoro bill create sub-state?
Senators raise concerns over the single biggest issue in creating a Bangsamoro entity: Will central government still prevail over the Bangsamoro government?
MILF still unhappy with status of draft law
The government and MILF panels are set to meet again before Monday the President s scheduled State of the Nation Address to iron out differences
Proposed Bangsamoro law still in limbo
2nd UPDATE President Benigno Aquino III and MILF chief Al Haj Murad Ebrahim will meet again on the proposed law as the government and the MILF struggle to settle key differences
Gov't, MILF end KL meeting on a 'positive note'
Discussions in Kuala Lumpur on specific concerns pertaining to a proposed law that creates an autonomous government in Mindanao are to continue in Manila
Peace panels in KL to resolve issues on draft Bangsamoro law
The meeting comes after Mohagher Iqbal chief negotiator of the MILF accused Malacañang of heavily diluting the proposed Bangsamoro law
Angelina Jolie, warzone rape, and the celebrity effect
Did her presence at the Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict turn attention toward or away from the issue?
Women in PH peace process: participation from the ground up
The participation of women in the peace process in Mindanao will be put in the spotlight when the 11 member Philippine delegation attends the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London from June 10 to June 13
Clock is ticking on draft Bangsamoro law
What is the status of Malacañang s review of the Bangsamoro Basic Law?
Bangsamoro draft law 'complete'
3rd UPDATE But not all commissioners sign the proposed law which will be submitted to Malacañang for review
Miriam: I’m not out to scuttle Bangsamoro deal
Santiago takes a constructive tone saying she is engaged in forward thinking about the consequences of the deal
Gov't, MILF sign historic final peace pact
After 17 years the Philippine government and muslim rebels sign a peace agreement on the Bangsamoro entity
Peace be with us
As Jimi Hendrix once said When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace
'No more war. We are tired of it.'
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak more than 500 MILF members and hundreds of other guests witness the signing of the peace deal between the Aquino government and the MILF
HIGHLIGHTS: Signing of the Bangsamoro
On March 27 2014 years of talks between the Philippine government and the MILF will come to a successful end as the parties sign the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro
Close to 500 MILF members to visit Malacañang
The military declares a red alert in Central Mindanao
Gov't, MILF panels back in KL to finalize peace pact details
Preparations are underway for the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro in Malacañang on March 27
Which LGUs form Bangsamoro territory? Definitions needed
At a hearing on a resolution filed by Mindanaoan Senator Guingona resource persons debate which localities will be included in the future Bangsamoro entity
GPH-MILF peace deal: Groundwork begins
Rappler talks to Miriam Coronel Ferrer Yasmin Busran Lao and Senen Bacani of the government s peace panel
Historic firearms deal paves way for peace
The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front end the 43rd round of talks in Malaysia with a firearms deal the final annex in the peace talks
GPH-MILF firearms deal: A happy 'ending' to the peace talks
When does the MILF want the comprehensive peace agreement signed? Iqbal says very soon even tomorrow if possible
What happens to MILF after peace deal?
The rebel group sees itself transforming into a social movement even as it works on building a political party in time for the 2016 elections
Peace agreement soon? Gov't, MILF optimistic
MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal and government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel Ferrer grant a rare joint interview