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PNP plans to arrest Joma Sison through Interpol

Sep 10, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The Philippine National Police is preparing to ask the International Criminal Police Organization to issue a red notice against exiled communist leader Joma Sison

PNP CHIEF. General Oscar Albayalde speaking during a press conference at Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

FALSE: Wife of Joma Sison is sister of Senator Leila de Lima

Mar 20, 2019 - 9:51 AM

Senator Leila de Lima has only one sister named Caroline de Lima; 'Julieta' is not her sister. Her two other siblings are Vicente de Lima II and Vicente de Lima Jr.

Ronald Cardema once consulted Joma Sison on forming ‘patriotic’ paramilitary group

Feb 21, 2019 - 9:12 PM

'Cardema has been carried away by the anti-communist and anti-democratic witchhunt under Duterte regime,' the exiled communist leader says about the National Youth Commission chief

DILG: Attack on FDA convoy shows talks with Sison 'futile'

Oct 21, 2018 - 9:20 AM

'When you offer peace with your left hand but shoot with your right hand...that's the height of duplicity,' says DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año

CRIME SCENE. The tailing police vehicle accompanying the convoy of Food and Drug Administration chief Nela Charade Puno is barraged with bullets. Photo from Bicol Police

Duterte says Joma Sison 'played into' his hands with coma rumor

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:10 AM

'Alam ko kagatin niya eh.... I was waiting for this announcement,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about communist leader Joma Sison

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 12th anniversary of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) at the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM), Naval Station Felix Apolinario (NSFA) in Panacan, Davao City on August 23, 2018, urges the members of the New People's Army to go back to the folds of the law as he assures that they will be provided with ample assistance for their reintegration. Also in the photo is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte back in action, says 'matagal pa ako'

Aug 21, 2018 - 9:23 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he's been in Davao City 'resting' and, among other things, watching Netflix

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Jul 02, 2018 - 1:22 PM

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Lorenzana to Joma Sison: Without peace talks, you are irrelevant

Jul 01, 2018 - 8:07 PM

'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

Duterte floats July resumption of peace talks with communists

Jun 08, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza expects specific instructions from President Rodrigo Duterte during the next Cabinet meeting on June 11

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte answers queries from the members of the media in an interview following the inauguration of the Mactan-Cebu-International Airport (MCIA)Terminal 2 in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on June 7, 2018. Joining the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Special Assistant to the President. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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May 25, 2018 - 1:09 PM

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Satur Ocampo says there is still hope for peace under Duterte

Apr 09, 2018 - 9:47 PM

'There is still hope for President Duterte to redeem his promise to achieve peace,' says Ocampo

NDF CONSULTANT. Former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo is included in the Justice Department's terrorist list.  Photo by Jaazaniah Necosia

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Apr 04, 2018 - 1:23 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the ceremonial distribution of the Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) to the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries at the Sultan Kudarat Sports and Cultural Center in the Municipality of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on April 2, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Joma to Duterte: We are ready to resume peace talks ASAP

Apr 04, 2018 - 11:04 AM

How the communist rebels are going to comply, if at all, with President Rodrigo Duterte's conditions remains unclear

YES TO PEACE TALKS. Jose Maria Sison welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte's openness to resuming talks. Photo from Joma Sison's Facebook page

Joma to NPA: Launch more attacks to force peace talks

Feb 04, 2018 - 11:27 AM

At the same time, Sison urges his allies and the government to continue to honor the immunity for communist and government peace negotiators

PEACE TALKS. Filipino communist leader Jose Maria Sison answers journalists' questions during the opening ceremony of the formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Rome. File photo by Tiziania Fabi/AFP

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Joma Sison: Rappler 'shutdown,' Cha-Cha show Duterte aping Marcos

Jan 17, 2018 - 10:55 AM

'Duterte is hellbent on imposing fascist dictatorship...and is flagrantly using basically the same strategy and tactics of mass murder, intimidation, corruption and charter change as the late fascist dictator Marcos used,' says Jose Maria Sison

JOMA SISON. The founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez

Joma Sison 'willing' to hold talks with Duterte

Jan 15, 2018 - 12:10 AM

'In the interest of the Filipino people and for the sake and purpose of resuming the peace negotiations, I am willing to have serious conversations with President Duterte,' says the communist leader

WORD WAR. Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria 'Joma' Sison calls President Rodrigo Duterte the 'number one drug addict' in the Philippines.

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Jan 10, 2018 - 7:52 PM

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Joma Sison slams Malacañang for 'fake news' on Dutch citizenship

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison accuses the government of targeting him, former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño, and Bayan Secretary-General Renato Reyes Jr

FOUNDER: Screenshot of CPP founder Joma Sison's Vimeo video

Joma to Duterte: Let's end war of words, war on the ground

Dec 10, 2017 - 11:35 AM

'If Duterte will just review what the two panels were about to succeed in doing, baka naman mag-change ang isip niya,' CPP founding chairman Joma Sison tells Rappler in an interview

TEACHER AND STUDENT. President Rodrigo Duterte was the student of CPP founding chairman Jose Maria Sison at the Lyceum University in Manila

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Nov 26, 2017 - 1:13 PM

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[OPINION] How Duterte sabotaged the GRP-NDFP peace process

Nov 25, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Government panel officials in his Cabinet and the reactionary armed forces should consider whether he is mentally fit for his office or needs to be replaced in accordance with their 1987 Constitution

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Nov 24, 2017 - 12:56 PM

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Joma Sison: Duterte is PH's top drug addict

Jul 30, 2017 - 9:35 PM

The Communist Party of the Philippines founder also calls the President an utterly stupid coward

WORD WAR. In their continuing tirade, Communist Party of the Philippines Joma Sison calls President Rodrigo Duterte the top drug addict in the Philippines.

Duterte dares Joma Sison, 'Come home and fight'

Jul 27, 2017 - 8:11 PM

You are directing a war from [there] ang namamatay yung naniniwala sa iyo says the President addressing CPP leader Joma Sison

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte awards a wounded personnel medal to Staff Sergeant Arniel Matunhay during the President's visit at Camp Panacan Station Hospital in Davao City on July 20, 2017. Torsal was one of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) personnel who were wounded in an encounter against the New People's Army in Arakan, North Cotabato on July 19. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte to Joma Sison: Pity Norwegian gov't, just kill yourself

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:11 PM

The President jokes that National Democratic Front consultants should have been poisoned when they were served food during meetings in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte lauds the men and women of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) who have continued to serve the country in his speech during the PAF's 70th Anniversary celebration at the Clark Air Base in Pampanga on July 4, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

HIGHLIGHTS: Issues mentioned in SONA 2017

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:13 AM

Rappler compiles the following highlights of President Rodrigo Duterte s second State of the Nation Address

SONA 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) before members of Congress on July 24, 2017. Malacañang photo

Joma on Duterte's 'blatant lie': I don't have cancer

Jul 24, 2017 - 8:34 PM

No findings of cancer of any kind cardiac problem or any other malignancy says the communist leader

Image via http://www.josemariasison.org/

Lorenzana: Criminals, not NPA, target of martial law

May 27, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Despite the back and forth between the CPP NDF and defense officials peace talks between the Philippine government and NDF continue in the Netherlands

SECURITY CHECKS. Government troops man checkpoints in Iligan City on May 24. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

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May 15, 2017 - 12:27 PM

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Joma wary Chinese loans might trap PH to give up West PH Sea

May 15, 2017 - 8:38 AM

UPDATED Communist leader Jose Maria Sison raises 8 questions regarding President Rodrigo Duterte s plans to heavily borrow from China amid a warning it could turn the Philippines into a debt slave of the Asian economic giant


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Joma open to coming home over peace talks or Nat'l Artist award

Apr 09, 2017 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED I am most likely to visit the Philippines to promote and advance the peace process CPP founder Jose Maria Sison tells Rappler

RETURN TO PH? The CPP founder says two things may motivate his homecoming. Photo from Joma Sison's Facebook page

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Duterte tells Joma Sison: Come home, you're free

Apr 05, 2017 - 9:10 PM

I will not arrest him I ll even pay for his hospitalization kung gusto niya says President Rodrigo Duterte

COME HOME. President Rodrigo Duterte is a former student of CPP founder Jose Maria Sison. Duterte file photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo; Sison file photo from http://www.josemariasison.org/

CPP announces leadership change as NPA marks 48th anniversary

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:51 AM

The Communist Party of the Philippines says it has elected young leaders to its central committee as it aims to complete victory

NPA in Metro Manila. Photo by Romeo Mariano/Rappler

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Feb 10, 2017 - 8:19 PM

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Joma Sison reaches out to Duterte, cites gains in peace talks

Feb 10, 2017 - 2:19 PM

The founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines calls for backchannel talks and appeals to his former student to tone down his anti communist rhetoric as they clarify misunderstandings

Duterte scraps talks with communists

Feb 04, 2017 - 11:53 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte says he sees no reason for the talks to resume during his term unless there is a compelling reason to do so

TALKS COLLAPSE. President Rodrigo Duterte scraps talks with communist rebels a day after he lifted government ceasefire with the New People's Army. Photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Despite PH plea, U.S. keeps terrorist tag for CPP-NPA

Feb 03, 2017 - 9:17 AM

The CPP NPA continues to meet the criteria for designation as terrorist group says US State Department acting spokesman Mark Toner

PEACE TALKS. Filipino communist leader Jose Maria Sison answers journalists' questions during the opening ceremony of the formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Rome on January 19, 2017. Photo by Tiziania Fabi/AFP

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PH, NDF talks: Both sides need to make painful compromises

Jan 30, 2017 - 6:34 PM

Government and NDF negotiators begin talks on CASER the heart and soul of the peace process that seeks to draw a roadmap to address widespread poverty in the Philippines

3RD ROUND. Negotiators of the government and the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines are in Rome for the 3rd round of peace talks. Photo from OPAPP

Palace: No reason for US to insist on terror tag for Sison

Jan 26, 2017 - 3:59 PM

The removal of Joma Sison s name from the US international terrorist list would allow the communist leader and President Rodrigo Duterte to meet in Asia

BRINGING JOMA HOME. Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza shakes hands with CPP founder Jose Maria Sison in Rome. Photo from OPAPP

PH, NDF make significant headway in talks despite clashes

Jan 26, 2017 - 7:27 AM

The government and the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines NDF submit drafts on key reform proposals sign side agreements to resolve contentious issues and schedule informal meetings to fast track the completion of a peace deal

SUCCESSFUL 3RD ROUND. Negotiators of the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines declare the 3rd round of talks in Rome a success. Photo from OPAPP

Gov't panel wants Joma Sison to come home

Jan 25, 2017 - 4:47 PM

The government peace panel commits to work for the removal of CPP founder Jose Maria Sison from the US list of international terrorists

COMING HOME? President Rodrigo Duterte is a former student of CPP founder Jose Maria Sison. Duterte file photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo; Sison file photo from http://www.josemariasison.org/

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Jan 20, 2017 - 12:28 PM

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NPA ceasefire will hold over the holidays – Joma Sison

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:02 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte and Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison have a productive phone conversation Monday night December 19

Photo by Edwin Espejo/OPAPP

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Aug 26, 2016 - 8:44 PM

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PH, NDF to resume talks, silence guns

Aug 26, 2016 - 5:49 PM

UPDATED For the first time the National Democratic Front also entertains the idea of discussing a joint ceasefire with the government

SIGNED. Negotiating teams of the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines celebrate the historic signing of an agreement that paves the way for indefinite unilateral ceasefires. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

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Aug 22, 2016 - 9:51 PM

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