Progressive organizations on Friday, December 8, urged Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to convince her father to return to the negotiating tables with communists.
Is the issuance of Proclamation No. 360 enough to terminate the peace talks between the government and the communists?
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Thursday, November 23, announced that Davao City Peace Committee (DC-PEACE) will push through with initiating localized peace talks with New People’s Army, or until it would receive the official document from the Office of the President cancelling all forms of negotiations.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines said the possible reforms that will benefit millions of farmers is now hanging on the edge with the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte to discontinue the peace negotiations.
The peace negotiations have gained strides under the Duterte administration so it comes as a surprise to a church leader and peace advocate why the President has to discontinue it.
A Catholic leader advised the government to push through with the peace negotiations with Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) instead of pursuing local peace talks undertaken by some local government units.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) said efforts to conduct localized peace talks are bound to fail.
The Royal Norwegian Government on Tuesday appointed a new special envoy to the peace process between the Philippine government and the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) released a summary of their socioeconomic proposal to the government which would be discussed once the peace negotiations between both parties resume.
The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) said Friday, September 29, that it will distance itself from the local government’s efforts in talking with the Communist rebels here.