Speaking before the Filipino migrant workers who wanted to join the opening of the fourth round of talks at the Radisson Blu Palace Hotel here on Sunday morning, government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III said the government panel needed to discuss the instructions from President Duterte with their counterparts from the NDFP.
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Fidel Agcaoili, National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace panel chairperson and Hernani Braganza, member of the government peace panel engage in pre-formal opening talks outside the Radisson Blu Palace Hotel on Saturday (around 3am April 2, Philippine time). (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Following the announcement of government peace panel chair Silvestre Bello III that the Philippine government will not issue a unilateral ceasefire, the Communist Party of the Philippines did not proceed with the issuance of its interim ceasefire on March 31.
The Radisson Blu Palace Hotel in Noordwijk aan Zee in the Netherlands will be home to the negotiators of the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines from April 2 to 6. The peace talks, now on its fourth round, is facilitated by the Royal Norwegian Government. (More…) (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Philippine government chief peace negotiator Silvestre Bello III said the government will not declare a unilateral ceasefire prior to the fourth round of talks with the communists in the coming days.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has formed an adhoc committee to study the causes of Moro radicalism.
The negotiations have taken a “painstakingly slow” process, but the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said it will continue to press on government to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law which it believes is the key to solve the problem of insurgency in Mindanao.
Officials of the Implementing Panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front link arms during the celebration of the third year anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro on Wednesday, Mar.29 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel in Lanang, Davao City.(More…) (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
The head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of Valencia City in Bukidnon clarified Thursday that the school allegedly burned by the New People’s Army turned out to be caused a faulty electrical wiring.
Three farmer activists, including a couple, were killed in Compostela Valley, barely a week before the fourth round of peace talks between communists and the Philippine government.