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Lorenzana sets conditions for joint ceasefire with communist rebels

Apr 04, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the communist rebels should show sincerity first before peace talks can resume

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 16th founding anniversary of the Supreme Tribal Council for Peace and Development, Inc. (STCPD) at the 3rd Infantry Battalion Headquarters in Calinan, Davao City on March 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) Commander Lieutenant General Benjamin Madrigal Jr., Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Guiling Mamondiong and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Malacañang Photo

PH, NDF agree to forge interim joint ceasefire

Apr 05, 2017 - 8:20 PM

UPDATED The interim joint ceasefire will not address the collection of revolutionary taxes an NPA activity that President Rodrigo Duterte said should stop

NEGOTIATIONS. The 4th round of talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front open in Noordwijk, the Netherlands on April 3, 2017. Photo by Rolly Francia/OPAPP

Duterte wants bilateral ceasefire deal with NDF sealed in April talks

Mar 31, 2017 - 3:16 PM

The two panels are also expected to decide on the referee in the bilateral ceasefire agreement after Norway begged off from the role

PREPARING TO TALK. President Rodrigo Duterte discusses peace talks with the Left with chief government negotiator Labor chief Silvestre Bello III and Presidential Peace Process Adviser Jesus Dureza at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on March 27, 2017. Photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

Duterte: Gov't in backchannel talks with communists

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:40 PM

A smiling President Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to spoil developments with the Reds

NO SPOILERS. President Rodrigo Duterte hints at developments in backchannel talks with communists. File photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Palace sets conditions for resuming talks with communists

Feb 20, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Malacañang releases bilateral ceasefire wish list that includes prohibiting the NPA from imposing revolutionary tax and from ambushing the military

HOPE FOR PEACE TALKS? Chief government negotiator Silvestre Bello III and NDF negotiators Fidel Agcaoili and Benito Tiamzon participate in the 3rd round of peace talks in Rome. Photo from OPAPP

Duterte, Joma Sison agree 'peace process must move forward'

Dec 21, 2016 - 1:40 PM

It was a warm conversation between old friends says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

'MOVE FORWARD.' Malacañang says both President Rodrigo Duterte and Communist Party of the Philippines founding chair Jose Maria Sison agree that the peace process must move forward. File photos by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo;