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Editorial: Are we truly an independent nation?

The former President Diosdado Macapagal on May 12, 1962, declared June 12 a Philippine public holiday, to commemorate the “people’s declaration of their inherent and inalienable right to freedom and independence,” and in 1964 he proclaimed June 12 as the Philippine Independence Day.

Bandillo: The 5th round of Peace Talks

I will be attending the 5th Round of GRP-NDFP Peace Talks at Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands on May 27-June 1, 2017. I just received my international plane ticket and insurance courtesy of the Royal Norwegian Government, the third party facilitator in the ongoing GRP-NDF Peace Talks. The venue of talks is a charming beach town on the north coast of The Netherlands. The place offers picturesque vistas of the North Sea from large in-room windows.

Youthspeak: Ano ba ang Peace Talks na ‘yan?

Tinanong ko na din yan sa sarili ko noong una kong narinig ang salitang yan sa hayskul. Hindi pa nakiliti ang isip ko noon kaya pinalipas ko ang pagpapalalim at nag-DOTA muna hanggang sa namulat na ako sa mga mahahalagang isyu ng bayan at isa na nga doon ang peacetalks. Sa kabila napakabilis na akses ng kabataan sa multimedia, tila nahuhuli pa rin ang malaking seksyon ng kabataan sa kaalaman dito. Kaya subukan natin alamin sa artikulong ito ang mga kadalasang tanong ng karaniwang kabataan hinggil sa usapin ng peacetalks.

Moro-Christian group hits Duterte’s “on-off” stance on Peace Talks

BAGUIO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte’s “on-off-on” stance on the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is “nauseating” as state-perpetrated violence among national minorities and activists continue to rise, a grassroots alliance of Muslims and Christians said.

As The Bamboos Sway: On the Philippine Peace Talks, foreign domination and Gina Lopez

In the push for wanting to achieve peace in the Philippines through the ongoing revived peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government Republic of the Philippines (GRP), Filipino immigrants and Filipino-Americans trooped to the Philippine Consulate on Los Angeles, California last April 28, 2017.

Solon urges mass participation in Peace Talks

BALBALAN, Kalinga — A progressive law maker urged the Filipino masses to actively participate in the peace negotiations and push the Duterte administration and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to pursue agreements that would address the root causes of the almost five-decade long armed rebellion in the country.

Five reasons why the peace talks are ‘unprecedented’

QUEZON CITY — The formal peace negotiations between the Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) concluded an “exacting yet successful” fourth round of talks in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

Editorial: Assuring peace

The past few months have been a “whirlwind romance” for the peace panels of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) — a successful third round of the Peace Talks in Rome in January; followed by the lifting of unilateral ceasefires of both parties which eventually led to the GRP suspending the talks in February, and; a few days ago, the GRP-NDFP successfully concluded the fourth round of the peace talks in The Netherlands.

Bandillo: Successful Noordwijk Talks

The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have successfully concluded the fourth round of talks on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Palace Hotel in Noordwijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands.