70 years after the Korean War started, peace remains elusive

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:16:59 +0000

When war broke out in the Korean peninsula seven decades ago this month, the Philippines was the first in Asia — and one of two countries in Southeast Asia — to respond. The Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea numbered more than 7,200, and among them was a young lieutenant who would later become president of […]

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Water, Peace, & Security — Under Threat

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 02:26:48 +0000

Featured Image: Cynthia Shahan, All Rights Reserved. Not CleanTechnica’s photo rights. All Rights Reserved. Not for use by any other writer, publication, and certainly no other blogger. Cynthia ShahanWe write about CO2 emissions of fossil fuels quite a bit on CleanTechnica, but there is something that bears repetition as well. It is that renewable energy typically uses much less water than other electricity sources. The overuse of water, including for our power plants, is something that critically threatens our children

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Duterte praying Misuari will be ‘enlightened’ to settle issues with MNLF

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:55:56 +0000

Duterte praying Misuari will be 'enlightened' to settle issues with MNLF

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte is praying for the “enlightenment” of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chair Nur Misuari to further boost peace efforts in Mindanao. Speaking before newly appointed officials in Malacañang, Duterte said there are still “sparks” in Mindanao that are threatening to derail the “smooth transition” of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in […]

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Eid’l Fitr message: Senators call for peace, justice in Mindanao

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 02:58:38 +0000

Eid'l Fitr message: Senators call for peace, justice in Mindanao

In observance of Eid’l Fitr, senators are wishing for peace and justice for the Muslim communities especially in Mindanao.

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Albayalde: No threats to peace, security in Metro for Holy Week but full alert remains

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 06:32:47 +0000

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief General Oscar Albayalde on Wednesday assured the public that there were no threats to peace and security during the Holy Week but said the PNP…READ

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G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:44:02 +0000

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G7 urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.

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Ball-for-arms: Raising future athletes in conflict-stricken Mindanao

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:35:06 +0000

Balls-for-arms: Raising future athletes in conflict-stricken Mindanao

A Marine who spent most of his years in combat in Mindanao has a goal in mind: shield children from taking up arms through sports.

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Gov’t not eyeing peace deal with Misuari’s MNLF – Medialdea

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:02:22 +0000

Gov’t not eyeing peace deal with Misuari’s MNLF – Medialdea

The government is not looking at a new peace deal with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) led by its founding chair Nur Misuari.

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Palace to Joma Sison on peace talks: It is time to rejoin society

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 07:42:23 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — “It is time to rejoin society.” Malacañang said this after exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison described as an “insult” President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to revive the stalled peace talks between the government and communist rebels. “Instead of welcoming the President’s softening of his hardline stance […]

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