Lacson urges gov’t to exclude Sison from talks with Reds

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:37:55 +0000

Lacson urges gov’t to exclude Sison from talks with Reds

MANILA, Philippines — The government should focus on holding peace talks with rebels who do not listen to Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison as this could be more productive, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Tuesday.

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Duterte calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ with Reds

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:59:15 +0000

Duterte calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ with Reds

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday called for an “immediate ceasefire” with the New People’s Army (NPA).

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Palace: Duterte OKs national plan vs communist insurgency

Credit to Author: CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:43:23 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte approved a national plan to integrate the government’s efforts to address the armed conflict with local communists, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Palace spokesman Salvador…READ

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Local peace negotiation means death of peace talks – Joma Sison

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:56:08 +0000

Exiled communist leader Jose Maria “Joma” Sison on Tuesday said the determination of the Duterte administration to pursue local peace talks

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Palace: Duterte still open to peace talks with Reds

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 21:31:25 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest plan to create a new five-member government peace panel was proof of his openness to talk with the communist insurgents, even if he had previously rejected the idea.

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New peace panel to give ‘fresh hope’ amid armed conflict in PH — Galvez

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:56:56 +0000

The new peace panel will oversee localized peace agreements and provide “fresh hope,” Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez said Monday.

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Military welcomes panel for peace talks, Sison rejects it

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:46:15 +0000

AS the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday welcomed the proposed formation of a panel that would negotiate peace anew with communist rebels, their leader Jose Maria “Joma”…READ

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Duterte tells Reds: With peace talks over, why should I be scared of you?

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:57:49 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte mocked the communist rebels on Tuesday as he reiterated his earlier statement that the peace talks are over.

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Ex-military colonel named head of secretariat of TF dealing with communists

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 03:05:53 +0000

Ex-military colonel named head of secretariat of TF dealing with communists

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former military colonel as the executive director of the national secretariat of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict.

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