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Meng Hongwei is among a growing group of Communist Party cadres caught in President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign, which critics say has served as a way to remove the leader's political enemies
Prosecutors 'decided to arrest Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes,' the Supreme People's Procuratorate says in a brief statement
'This we strongly protest because they are violating our rights as health workers to work and function as health workers, to serve the people whom we are duty-bound to serve,' says Dr Edelina dela Paz, Health Action for Human Rights chairperson
(UPDATED) Meng Hongwei, who served as the vice minister of public security, vanished in September 2018 during a visit to China from France, and was later accused of accepting bribes
RMP national coordinator Sister Elenita Belardo denies the accusation of Brigadier General Antonio Parlade Jr that her group funds terrorist activities
Philippine officials want EU and Belgium to stop funding the Rural Missionaries of the Philppines, Ibon Foundation, Karapatan, and other groups saying the funds are only prolonging the communist insurgency
An unknown person distributed the list to journalists during a human rights forum in Cagayan de Oro City on Friday, February 22
A marble plaque with the names of Marx and his family – the monument's oldest and most fragile part – was repeatedly hit with a blunt metal instrument
'Present petition remains to be without legal and factual basis and repackaged the old one in order to railroad the legal process,' says NDF legal consultant Edre Olalia
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses 'extreme concern' that China has 'chosen to arbitrarily' apply the death penalty
As the social divide continues, the armed communist revolution will simply endure
President Rodrigo Duterte says the CPP-led armed struggle has led to nothing but bloodshed
DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says for peace talks to resume, the CPP-NPA must first 'renounce their armed struggle'
Communists in Quezon Province hold an intimate celebration
The Armed Forces of the Philippines urges Filipinos to 'remain vigilant against attacks' by the Communist Party of the Philippines as it marks its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, December 26
The National Democratic Front in the Bicol region chides the PNP for using the guerrillas as default suspects in high-profile murders
Chinese President Xi Jinping leads a ceremony at Beijing's imposing Great Hall of the People to mark the anniversary of the launch of 'reform and opening up'
Xi Jinping vows to press ahead with economic reforms but makes clear that Beijing will not deviate from its one-party system or take orders from any other country
The billionaire’s Communist bona fides are revealed by the People’s Daily, the party’s official mouthpiece, in an article praising contributors to China’s development
President Rodrigo Duterte says self-exiled communist leaders Fidel Agcaoili and Luis Jalandoni requested a meeting with him in the Philippines
Does the military have a reverse IQ test for those who they recruit into military intelligence?
The long and short of it is that military poking about in campus was always never efficacious
(UPDATED) Military chief General Carlito Galvez Jr, who does not identify the schools, says this is part of the communists' bid to form a 'broad coalition' to unseat President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Armed Forces chief General Carlito Galvez says there is no coalition between the Communist Party of the Philippines and the Liberal Party
President Rodrigo Duterte says he is happy that the Commission on Appointments rejected leftists in government
(UPDATED) Long lines of officials, police, relatives, and monks in golden robes stream through the National Funeral House in central Hanoi where Quang's flag-draped coffin lay beneath a large portrait of the leader
President Tran Dai Quang will lie in state in Hanoi before being buried in his hometown in Ninh Binh province on September 27
Local government officials who give aid to communist rebels will lose powers over the police, says President Rodrigo Duterte
'Surely, this pretend "localized" peace talks will not involve even a single genuine revolutionary force. Duterte will certainly be negotiating only with its own shadow,' says the Communist Party of the Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to issue an executive order formalizing guidelines for peace talks between local governments and communists in their areas
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The Communist Party of the Philippines notes that a presidential proclamation formally terminating peace negotiations 'has never been rescinded'
Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza says President Rodrigo Duterte also wishes for Norway to continue as facilitator in the event peace talks are resumed
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Malacañang also claims that Church leaders are only criticizing the President because 'their candidate' lost in the 2016 elections. But criticism from Church leaders began when Duterte cursed Pope Francis, months before he topped presidential surveys.
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'Mr Sison, you know that the peace talks is the only thing that is keeping you in the limelight,' Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana tells Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria 'Joma' Sison
The Communist Party of the Philippines also argues that Duterte's counterinsurgency program Oplan Kapayapaan 'is doomed to fail'
The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform encourages both government and the National Democratic Front to 'open the doors to dialogue'
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Saying military operations against communists will continue, the President belittles the New People's Army's capability to harm the government
(5th UPDATE) Sison's announcement comes on the day both sides were supposed to resume talks in Oslo
Jose Maria Sison predicted more bloodshed. Indeed, clashes between government troops and communist rebels have flared up anew. What is to be done?
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says holding the peace talks here will show the government's sincerity and confidence in both parties, and the communists' recognition of the legitimacy of the Philippine government
NDF chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison describes as 'unacceptable' the unilateral cancellation of a stand down agreement signed by both sides on June 9. It was supposed to take effect on June 21.
But the court does not lift the standing warrants of arrest against Benito Tiamzon and Adelberto Silva, saying the 'provisional liberty' is for the sole purpose of the travel
Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza expects specific instructions from President Rodrigo Duterte during the next Cabinet meeting on June 11
The President also says there is no need to take Sison's suggestion to meet in Hanoi as he will guarantee the communist leader's safety in the Philippines
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