Posts by tag: peace talks

5 years ago

Pantukan blast hurts 7 soldiers

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Two days after the Philippine government called for an end to violence and a militant lawmaker urged for the resumption of peace negotiations with communist rebels, seven government troops were hurt by explosives purportedly detonated by the New People’s Army at dawn Tuesday in Pantukan town, Compostela Valley.

5 years ago

Fathers of NPA captives seek help of Third Party Facilitator, Duterte for the release of their sons

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Bishop Modesto Villasanta, spokesperson for the Sowing the Seeds of Peace, said they are always ready to facilitate such request.  His group already facilitated a number of releases of NPA captives in the different far-flung areas in the region.  They acted upon the request of the families, local government units and church denominations, among others.

6 years ago

Today’s View: Let’s give peace a chance

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By BEVERLY ANN S. MUSNI, YR.

Davao Today

Peace comes with a high price.  It comes not just with a symbol of a dove and the signing of agreements.  It comes with a commitment to achieve actual results through genuine and sincere reforms for the majority of the people.