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  • Free top Reds, govt panel told

    Free top Reds, govt panel told

    CPP-NDF sets prelude to peace talks

    THE Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front is seeking the release of its consultants, including detained top rebel leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon, CPP founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison said. In an interview with Manila Standard, Sison also disclosed receiving information from the...
  • Insincere

    Insincere

    Top Communist says government not serious about talking peace

    MARIHATAG, Surigao del Sur – The top communist rebel leader in Mindanao doubted the government’s sincerity in seeking an end to the country’s 46-year Maoist insurgency and is not hoping to see a happy end to the peace talks in his lifetime. Speaking with reporters during the 46th anniversary...
  • Noy worse than Gloria, CPP says

    Noy worse than Gloria, CPP says

    But Reds free 2 soldiers ahead of negotiations

    THE Communist Party of the Philippines accused the Aquino administration Friday of being worse than the Arroyo government in terms of violating human rights and immunity agreements. The critical assessment was released on the CPP’s 46th anniversary despite the expected resumption of formal peace talks...
  • Palace welcomes talks

    Palace welcomes talks

    Dialog with Reds is way to peace — Malacañang

    THE Palace welcomed Thursday the statement of the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front on the resumption of formal peace talks in January as CPP founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison said the rebel group is now finally open to negotiating an indefinite ceasefire. Sison “The government...
  • Talks with Reds resume

    Talks with Reds resume

    Breakthrough leads to end of three-year impasse

    NEGOTIATIONS to end the longest-running communist insurgency in the world will likely resume after the visit of Pope Francis in January, a breakthrough in the three-year impasse in talks that started 28 years ago, according to Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Ma. Sison. Sison...

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