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The Philippines government to hold peace talks with Communist Party of Philippines on 18 January with hope to end one of Asia's longest insurgencies

President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants to “walk the extra mile” to achieve peace with Communist guerrillas in Philippines and end a conflict which has claimed an estimated 30,000 lives since the 1960s, reports BBC. 697 more words


Philippine government, communist rebels sign ceasefire deal

AFP and Reuters

© BERIT ROALD, NTB scanpix, AFP | Representatives of the Philippine government meet with leaders of the Philippine Communist Party and the Norwegian Foreign Minister during peace negotiations in Oslo, on August 22, 2016… 202 more words

Top Philippine communist leaders freed to join peace talks -- Communist rebel leaders thank President Duterte

Published August 19, 2016

Associated Press

 The first batch of communist rebel leaders to be released, from left, Adelberto Silva, Concha Araneta-Bocala and Alan Jasminez, display a hashtag during a news conference following their release on bail Thursday, Aug. 799 more words

Spartan Formulations and Perceptive Vignettes

A Dual-Book Review by Myfel Joseph D. Paluga, Department of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines Mindanao

Crisis Generates Resistance. By Jose Maria Sison. Volume 1 of… 3,635 more words


The war against CPP-NPA continues

Was the unilateral ceasefire ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte in good will with the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) a lost opportunity or does Jose Maria Sison, CPP’s exiled leader, simply underestimate Duterte’s resolve to win the war against his rebel forces? 313 more words


Which New Power Arrangements in the Philippines?

Partyforumseasia:    With the high voter turnout of 81.62 percent, president-elect Duterte’s landslide lead was so clear that his victory could be announced long before all votes had been properly counted. 533 more words

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Philippines President-Elect Duterte vows to swiftly end the Communist rebellion


© AFP/File | Philippines’ incoming president Rodrigo Duterte is hoping to bring a swift political settlement to the Communist rebellion that has killed about 30,000 people and impoverished vast swathes of the country… 382 more words