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Gov't, NDF eye 5th round of peace talks in August

Jul 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Negotiators will have an informal meeting in July somewhere in Asia to ensure the success of the next round of formal peace talks

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza huddle themselves over breakfast on the day the formal talks between the Philippine government (GRP) and the National for the 5th round are to begin in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.(OPAPP photo)

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

CPP to declare ceasefire no later than March 31

Mar 25, 2017 - 1:56 PM

UPDATED The Communist Party of the Philippines says it looks forward to a similar unilateral ceasefire declaration by the government as mutually agreed upon in backchannel talks from March 10 11

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

Gina Lopez: End social injustice to bring peace to Mindanao

Aug 03, 2016 - 4:48 PM

You can t talk peace if there s rape going on and social injustice happening says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

Duterte 'hopeful' for continued peace talks with communists

Aug 01, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The President says he is yet to decide whether or not he will reinstate the unilateral ceasefire with communists

HOPEFUL FOR PEACE. President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants peace talks with the Left to push through. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

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Aug 01, 2016 - 1:04 PM

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Duterte’s calibrated approach to change

Jul 30, 2016 - 7:45 AM

A calibrated approach to change hinders Duterte from fully pursuing progressive changes

Duterte to CPP: Reciprocate ceasefire by 5 pm, July 30

Jul 29, 2016 - 7:47 PM

The President says he will lift the unilateral ceasefire if the Communist Party of the Philippines does not reciprocate by the deadline he has set

INTERNAL SECURITY. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the command conference at the Western Mindanao Command headquarters in Zamboanga City on July 21. KIWI BULACLAC/PPD

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

Duterte to CPP: Explain NPA ambush or I'll end ceasefire

Jul 28, 2016 - 6:55 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte wants New People s Army members responsible for the attack on government militias in Davao del Norte punished by their leaders

SHORT-LIVED CEASEFIRE? President Rodrigo Duterte declares a unilateral ceasefire in relation to the NPA during his SONA on July 25, 2016. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division