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Minda News
Duterte: honor peace agreementsM’LANG, North Cotabato (MindaNews /04 August) – The next President of the Phili
Duterte: honor peace agreements
Minda News / Posted 6 hours ago
M’LANG, North Cotabato (MindaNews /04 August) – The next President of the Philippines will have to deal with the peace processes with the Moro and the National Democratic Front (NDF) but more than just talking peace, he or she should understand the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
OPAPP: Arrest of CPP-NPA leader not illegalMANILA - The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on
OPAPP: Arrest of CPP-NPA leader not illegal
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 20 hours ago
MANILA - The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on Tuesday said the arrest of Ma. Concepcion Araneta Bocala, alias "Concha" and "Etang," the alleged secretary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP's) Panay... Read more
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Business Standard India
Naga peace accord: Other militant outfits may follow suit, says INPT prezThe signing of the peace accord between the central government and the NSCN-IM
Naga peace accord: Other militant outfits may follow suit, says INPT prez
Business Standard India / Posted 21 hours ago
The signing of the peace accord between the central government and the NSCN-IM will encourage other militant outfits to begin peace talks with the government, a former terrorist-turned-politician said here on Tuesday. "We welcome the peace accord... Read more
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New Kerala
Government won't reduce central forces in northeast There is no plan to reduce the deployment of central security forces in the n
Government won't reduce central forces in northeast
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
There is no plan to reduce the deployment of central security forces in the northeast, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday. The minister also told the Lok Sabha that the... Read more
22h
New Kerala
'Naga accord: Others may follow will suit' The signing of the peace accord between the central government and the NSCN-I
'Naga accord: Others may follow will suit'
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
The signing of the peace accord between the central government and the NSCN-IM will encourage other militant outfits to begin peace talks with the government, a former terrorist-turned-politician said here... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Army: Nothing illegal in Concha’s arrestTHE Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division said there was nothing illegal in t
Army: Nothing illegal in Concha’s arrest
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
THE Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division said there was nothing illegal in the arrest of the alleged top leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) in Panay Island. Major Ray... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘No pass for Red leader’THE ranking Communist Party of the Philippines official who was captured in Ilo
‘No pass for Red leader’
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
THE ranking Communist Party of the Philippines official who was captured in Iloilo City last week is not covered by safe-conduct agreement that the government with the communist rebel movement, chief government peace negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe arrested top rebel leader of Panay, Ma. Concepcion Araneta-Bocala, and elus
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
The arrested top rebel leader of Panay, Ma. Concepcion Araneta-Bocala, and elusive Negros rebel leader Frank Fernandez, a former priest, have one thing in common. Both have P7.8 million out as reward each, for their captivity, the military... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
CPP-NPA leader questions arrestTHE topmost leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Arm
CPP-NPA leader questions arrest
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
THE topmost leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army – National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) in Panay Island questioned her arrest by a joint PNP and military operation August 1 in Molo, Iloilo City. Maria Concepcion... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Top Red in Panay fallsSECURITY forces on Saturday arrested a leader of the Communist Party of the Phi
Top Red in Panay falls
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
SECURITY forces on Saturday arrested a leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army at her safe-house in Iloilo City’s Molo district, according to the military. The military identified the communist leader as Maria Concepcion... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
CPP-NPA officer nabbed in IloiloMOLO, Iloilo City - A high-ranking leader of the Communist Party of the Philipp
CPP-NPA officer nabbed in Iloilo
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 3 days ago
MOLO, Iloilo City - A high-ranking leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines - New People's Army (CPP-NPA) in Panay Island was arrested by joint police and military forces in Calumpang, Molo, Iloilo City early morning on... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Tiamzons react to Aquino’s ‘notorious’ tag « BulatlatFILE PHOTO: Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria Tiamzon attend today’s hearing at
Tiamzons react to Aquino’s ‘notorious’ tag « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 4 days ago
FILE PHOTO: Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria Tiamzon attend today’s hearing at the Manila Trial Court Branch 32. (Photo by Ronalyn V. Olea / Bulatlat.com) “We are ‘notorious’ only in the hearts of those who make the people suffer, but we are loved... Read more
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The Hindu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to BhutanThe significance of the visit lay not in what Mr Modi said, but the symbolism o
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Bhutan
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The significance of the visit lay not in what Mr Modi said, but the symbolism of him making a visit to Bhutan. By choosing to make Bhutan the first foreign country to visit, a month after assuming the office of Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi sent... Read more
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The Hindu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to BhutanThe significance of the visit lay not in what Mr Modi said, but the symbolism o
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Bhutan
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The significance of the visit lay not in what Mr Modi said, but the symbolism of him making a visit to Bhutan. By choosing to make Bhutan the first foreign country to visit, a month after assuming the office of Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi sent... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » These are what the Communists will do if they win in the PhilippinesBeware of communists, they will confiscate your properties after forcing your f
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » These are what the Communists will do if they win in the Philippines
Mong Palatino / Posted 6 days ago
Beware of communists, they will confiscate your properties after forcing your family to live in a labor camp. Is this true? Perhaps yes, but only if you belong to the .01 percent of the 1 percent of the ruling elite, and only if your family’s... Read more
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Daily News
Mandate for a changeThe general election campaign is in full swing and the UPFA campaign which hit
Mandate for a change
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The general election campaign is in full swing and the UPFA campaign which hit a major road block at its inception, is slowly sputtering to life. The overall low key campaign, sans posters etc, through a tough enforcement of the election laws, by... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Sectors dissect Aquino’s final SONA « Bulatlat“Aquino repeated the general outline of his previous SONAs. It goes like this:
Sectors dissect Aquino’s final SONA « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 7 days ago
“Aquino repeated the general outline of his previous SONAs. It goes like this: first, blame the previous administration, cite parents, then give out some cherry-picked data. Blame anyone else…for other shortcomings.” – Kabataan Rep. Terry... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SAF 44 kin slam SONA omissionRELATIVES of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) police commandos slain in the co
SAF 44 kin slam SONA omission
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
RELATIVES of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) police commandos slain in the covert Mamasapano operation in January took President Benigno Aquino III to task Tuesday for failing to mention their sacrifice in his final State-of-the-Nation Address... Read more
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Minda News
BBL in PNoy’s SONA: 3 minutes out of 130-minute speechDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – One paragraph, the rest video materials, for a
BBL in PNoy’s SONA: 3 minutes out of 130-minute speech
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – One paragraph, the rest video materials, for a total of three minutes on what is supposed to be an “urgent” bill — the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) — out of a total of 130 minutes of President Benigno Simeon Aquino’s... Read more
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Rappler
Business: More work for Aquino post-SONA 2015KEY PLAYERS. “The President has key members of his team and Congress leaders in
Business: More work for Aquino post-SONA 2015
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
KEY PLAYERS. “The President has key members of his team and Congress leaders in place, and still has 6 months to accomplish more before official campaigning and post-election transition,” says John Forbes of The American Chambers of Commerce. Photo... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Workers belie rosy economic growth figures « BulatlatThe disparity between the rich and the poor has only widened as wages were kept
Workers belie rosy economic growth figures « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 8 days ago
The disparity between the rich and the poor has only widened as wages were kept depressed and dragged further down by the two-tier wage system, which the Aquino administration introduced early into its term. MANILA – In most of his speeches,... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam on high alert after Punjab attack The Assam government sounded a high alert on Monday to thwart any attack by a
Assam on high alert after Punjab attack
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
The Assam government sounded a high alert on Monday to thwart any attack by anti-national forces, on a day terrorists killed seven people in Punjab. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said anti-national forces were... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Belmonte pushes for BBL, Cha-cha as Congress resumesMANILA -- House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. renewed his pitch for the propos
Belmonte pushes for BBL, Cha-cha as Congress resumes
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA -- House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. renewed his pitch for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and economic Charter change in his remarks at the opening of the 3rd and final regular session of the 16th Congress. Belmonte also stressed... Read more
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Rappler
Reds claim growth under Aquino administrationMORE MEMBERS? The NDF belittles economic gains under Aquino government and clai
Reds claim growth under Aquino administration
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
MORE MEMBERS? The NDF belittles economic gains under Aquino government and claims NPA guerilla fronts increased under his term. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in Mindanao... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Aquino’s Final SONA | ‘He’s scared witless’ — rights group « Bulatlat“The SONA overkill security preparations are indications of a regime that is sc
Aquino’s Final SONA | ‘He’s scared witless’ — rights group « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 9 days ago
“The SONA overkill security preparations are indications of a regime that is scared witless of the people’s defiance and actions.” MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III and the US President Barack Obama were found guilty of human rights... Read more
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Minda News
PNoy has enough time to forge peace with Reds – bishopsMALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – President Aquino only has less than a yea
PNoy has enough time to forge peace with Reds – bishops
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – President Aquino only has less than a year left in his term, but it is enough to forge peace with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, leaders of the Ecumenical Bishops Forum said. “Lasting peace... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Portrayal | Exhibit gives faces to ‘the invisible’ « BulatlatThe human rights group Karapatan currently holds an art exhibit to bolster its
Portrayal | Exhibit gives faces to ‘the invisible’ « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 11 days ago
The human rights group Karapatan currently holds an art exhibit to bolster its campaign to free political prisoners all over the country. “Portrayal” shows over 50 portraits of political prisoners — people whom the group said government tries to... Read more
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New Kerala
NDFB (S) millitant arrested in Kokrajhar Security forces on Tuesday apprehended an alleged militant belonging to the N
NDFB (S) millitant arrested in Kokrajhar
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
Security forces on Tuesday apprehended an alleged militant belonging to the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbjit) from Assam's Kokrajhar region. One 7.65 mm pistol, around 600 live rounds of... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Belmonte: OPAPP silent on resuming peace talks with RedsMANILA - House Speaker Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte on Monday said the Philippine
Belmonte: OPAPP silent on resuming peace talks with Reds
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA - House Speaker Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte on Monday said the Philippine government has not acted on the overture of the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF) to resume peace talks. Belmonte, together with... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Gov't yet to respond to Reds' peace overture: SpeakerMANILA - House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said the Philippine government ha
Gov't yet to respond to Reds' peace overture: Speaker
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA - House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said the Philippine government has not yet acted on the overture of the Communist Party of the Philippines - National Democratic Front to resume peace talks. Belmonte and other top House officials like... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New AFP chief welcomes gov't openness to resume talks with NDFMANILA, Philippines - The military under newly-installed Armed Forces chief Lt.
New AFP chief welcomes gov't openness to resume talks with NDF
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The military under newly-installed Armed Forces chief Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri welcomed the possible resumption of the stalled peace talks with communists and vowed to cooperate with government negotiators to resolve the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
IED blast rocks police station in ComValMANILA -- An improvised explosive device (IED) was lobbed by a suspected member
IED blast rocks police station in ComVal
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA -- An improvised explosive device (IED) was lobbed by a suspected member of the New People's Army (NPA) near the Mabini Police Station in Compostela Valley Saturday night, a military official said. Capt. Alberto Caber, public affairs officer... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
IPT 2015 | ‘US gov’t violates Filipino people’s right to self-determination’ « Bulatlat“When the US says jump, the Philippines would ask, to which floor, Your Honor?”
IPT 2015 | ‘US gov’t violates Filipino people’s right to self-determination’ « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 17 days ago
“When the US says jump, the Philippines would ask, to which floor, Your Honor?” MANILA – The United States and the Philippine governments should be held accountable for their violations on the Filipino people’s right to self-determination, witnesses... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Oriental is on its way to becoming insurgency-free by the end of 2015, with government
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
is on its way to becoming insurgency-free by the end of 2015, with government and civilian authorities saying the end goal is worth all the efforts put together by stakeholders. Col. Allan Martin, commander of the 302 nd Infantry... Read more
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Minda News
NPA raid in Gingoog village leaves women, children shockedALAGATAN, Gingoog City (MindaNews/15 July) – The attack by the New People’s Arm
NPA raid in Gingoog village leaves women, children shocked
Minda News / Posted 20 days ago
ALAGATAN, Gingoog City (MindaNews/15 July) – The attack by the New People’s Army (NPA) on soldiers of the 58th Infantry Battalion here Saturday afternoon has left several women and children traumatized. “My four-year old daughter kept on saying ‘God... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
NPA honors Parago with 21-gun salute « BulatlatA New People’s Army unit in the foothills of Mt. Apo honored Leoncio “Commander
NPA honors Parago with 21-gun salute « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 21 days ago
A New People’s Army unit in the foothills of Mt. Apo honored Leoncio “Commander Parago” with a military parade and a 21-gun salute two days after the late rebel leader was cremated in Davao City last July 10. A platoon belonging to the NPA’s Mt. Apo... Read more
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New Kerala
Security forces nab NDFB(S) terrorist in Assam, ammunition recovered A joint operation carried out by the army and the Assam Police succeeded in t
Security forces nab NDFB(S) terrorist in Assam, ammunition recovered
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
A joint operation carried out by the army and the Assam Police succeeded in the capture of a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) terrorist from the... Read more
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New Kerala
Sonitpur attacks: NIA files chargesheet against four accused The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet before the S
Sonitpur attacks: NIA files chargesheet against four accused
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet before the Special NIA court here against four persons accused of killing civilians at Sonajuli in Sonitpur district in... Read more
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New Kerala
NIA files charge sheet over December massacre in Assam Six months after Bodo militant outfit NDFB massacred close to 80 innocent civ
NIA files charge sheet over December massacre in Assam
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Six months after Bodo militant outfit NDFB massacred close to 80 innocent civilians in a series of attacks in Assam, the NIA on Monday filed a charge sheet, naming four leaders of the insurgent... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Govt asks Reds for agendaPEACE talks with the communist National Democratic Front should resume without
Govt asks Reds for agenda
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
PEACE talks with the communist National Democratic Front should resume without preconditions and must be based on time-bound and doable agenda, Peace Process Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles reiterated on Monday. “We continue to search for ways to... Read more
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Rappler
Talks with CPP should restart without ‘preconditions’ – DelesRESUMPTION OF TALKS? Malacanang is hopeful resumption of talks with CPP-NDF-NPA
Talks with CPP should restart without ‘preconditions’ – Deles
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
RESUMPTION OF TALKS? Malacanang is hopeful resumption of talks with CPP-NDF-NPA will prosper after the meeting of House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and CPP founder Jose Maria Sison in Netherlands. MANILA, Philippines – The Office of the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace hoping for progress in talks with RedsMANILA – Malacañang is hoping for progress in the Philippine government's peace
Palace hoping for progress in talks with Reds
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA – Malacañang is hoping for progress in the Philippine government's peace talks with communist leaders following a meeting between House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison. ''Sana po... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace hopeful on resumption of peace talks with RedsMANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is optimistic that the stalled peace talks wit
Palace hopeful on resumption of peace talks with Reds
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang is optimistic that the stalled peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines may gain new traction following a recent meeting between Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and CPP founder Jose Ma. Sison in the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Malacañang hopes talks happenTHE Palace said Sunday it hoped peace negotiations with communist rebels would
Malacañang hopes talks happen
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 days ago
THE Palace said Sunday it hoped peace negotiations with communist rebels would resume soon, but reiterated that it would not release captured guerrilla leaders as a condition for new talks. “We are hoping that from initial talks between House... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Palace hopes initial talk with communist rebel leaders in the Netherlands will lead to reopening of new dialogueMANILA — Malacanang said on Sunday it hopes that the initial talk with the comm
Palace hopes initial talk with communist rebel leaders in the Netherlands will lead to reopening of new dialogue
Zamboanga Times / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA — Malacanang said on Sunday it hopes that the initial talk with the communist party leaders in the Netherlands will lead to reopening of dialogue with the rebels. “Sana po mula doon sa inisyal na pakikipag-usap ni (House) Speaker (Feliciano)... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Reds want peace talks in 3rd qtrInformal talks between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippine
Reds want peace talks in 3rd qtr
Manila Standard Today / Posted 24 days ago
Informal talks between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front will likely resume in the third quarter of the year, CPP founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison told The Standard in an interview from... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Sison-Belmonte meeting 'a good start'MANILA – Malacañang welcomed the meeting between House Speaker Feliciano Belmon
Sison-Belmonte meeting 'a good start'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA – Malacañang welcomed the meeting between House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and Communist Part of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda described the meeting Belmonte and... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
NPA mass base shown in Ka Parago’s burial « BulatlatDAVAO CITY – The attendance of an estimated 10,000 individuals in the funeral m
NPA mass base shown in Ka Parago’s burial « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 24 days ago
DAVAO CITY – The attendance of an estimated 10,000 individuals in the funeral march of a fallen rebel commander is a “reflection” of the New Peoples Army’s strength of its mass base here, a prominent militant leader said. Former Bayan Muna partylist... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace welcomes Joma Sison's support for case vs ChinaMANILA, Philippines — The statement of Communist Party of the Philippines' (CPP
Palace welcomes Joma Sison's support for case vs China
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The statement of Communist Party of the Philippines' (CPP) founder Jose Maria "Joma" Sison supporting the case filed by the Philippines against China before a United Nations arbitral tribunal is a positive development for... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Reds now ready to start new talks, says BelmonteHOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Friday the communist leaders living i
Reds now ready to start new talks, says Belmonte
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Friday the communist leaders living in exile in Utrecht had said they were ready to resume informal peace talks with the government, but the government did not give any commitment. He said Jose Maria Sison... Read more
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