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Editorial: Preconditions to peace?

In the early days of the Duterte administration, there were high hopes that the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will soon find resolution to the root causes of the almost five decade armed revolution waged by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and New People’s Army (NPA).

Statements: Seryosong solusyunan ang ugat ng armadong tunggalian

Ang mga kabataan at mamamayan ng La Union ay nagkakaisa sa pagsuporta at pananawagan na ipagpatuloy ang usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng Gobyerno ng Pilipinas at ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) at sa seryosong pagsagot sa ugat ng armadong labanan sa ating bayan.

Peace talks, posible a maituloy

CANDON CITY, Ilocos Sur — Nabara ti panangsarabo dagiti mangitantandudo ti karbengan tao ken sumagmamano nga opisyal ti Ilocos Sur ti posibilidad a pannakaituloy ti tungtongan iti kappia iti baet ti Gobyerno ti Pilipinas (GRP) ken ti National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). Iti panagsubli ken panagsango dagiti representante ti agsinumbangir a partido, mapasingkedan manen dagiti immunan a katulagan ken maikkan ti gundaway ti pannakabukel ti Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms (CASER).

Bandillo: Overcome the preconditions

The Hague Joint Declaration is a framework agreement which requires that no side shall impose on the other side preconditions that negate the character and purpose of peace negotiations.

Editorial: Resume peace talks

The year 2017 ends today on a roller coaster of seemingly karmic events. The Davao mall inferno and a major vehicular accident in La Union with huge casualties followed the disastrous typhoons Urduja and Vinta with epic effects respectively in Biliran and in Lanao. The human life disastrous war on drugs has further divided the nation. And instability within government is marked by endless corruption charges now even involving the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Church must not lose hope, push for peace talks

BAGUIO CITY — Padi Rex Reyes, secretary general of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) called on everyone, especially church people not to lose hope and instead push for the continuation of the Peace Talks as President Rodrigo Duterte unilaterally dismisses the Peace Talks.

Statements: On Duterte’s ‘shoot NPAs’ order

CPA strongly condemns the president’s order to shoot NPAs as this is a violation of due process and rule of law. We must not forget that the peace talks is not yet officially terminated if there is no official notice by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) to the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDPF). Hence, the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) should be respected.

Bandillo: Proclamation 360

Now it can be told. Since August, GRP and NDFP Panel members, have been holding informal back-channel meetings to salvage the stalled peace talks. No media releases. No fanfare.

NMs closely monitor peace negotiations

QUEZON CITY — The national minorities are keenly monitoring the developments of the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) especially the discussions on the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER).