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Peace talks between government, CPP-NPA-NDF on hold - CNN Philippines;

Peace talks between government, CPP-NPA-NDF on hold - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesPeace talks between government, CPP-NPA-NDF on holdCNN PhilippinesMetro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 27) — Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza on Saturday said the government will not proceed with the fifth round of peace talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF). Dureza said the peace talks ...and more »

Duterte Govt Cancels Peace Talks With Leftists, Attacks Communist Fighters and Peasants - teleSUR English;

Duterte Govt Cancels Peace Talks With Leftists, Attacks Communist Fighters and Peasants - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishDuterte Govt Cancels Peace Talks With Leftists, Attacks Communist Fighters and PeasantsteleSUR EnglishMembers of the New People's Army stand in formation as they mark the 46th anniversary of its founding in a remote village on the southern island of Mindanao, Dec. 26, 2014. | Photo: AFP. Previous; Next. Published 27 May 2017 (1 hours 39 minutes ago). 0.and more »

Crucial meeting this week in the Netherlands - Tempo (satire)

Crucial meeting this week in the NetherlandsTempo (satire)WHEN government peace negotiators and those of the National Democratic Front (NDF) resume their talks this week in Noordwijk Ann-see, Netherlands, it will be with a great deal of uncertainty and even tension in this fifth meeting. For a time, they were ...and more »

5th round of GRP-NDF peace talks called off; Duterte says no to talks for now - Minda News;

5th round of GRP-NDF peace talks called off; Duterte says no to talks for now - Minda News

Minda News5th round of GRP-NDF peace talks called off; Duterte says no to talks for nowMinda NewsDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 May) — The 5th round of formal peace talks scheduled May 27 to June 2 in The Netherlands, has been called off, following President Rodrigo Duterte's order to the government peace panel not to sit across the negotiating table ...and more »

Government panel suspends peace talks with Reds - Philippine Star;

Government panel suspends peace talks with Reds - Philippine Star

Philippine StarGovernment panel suspends peace talks with RedsPhilippine StarPresidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza announced the decision of the government peace panel to suspend the 5th round of talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands yesterday. Beside him is government ...and more »

NPA warned: Don't join Mindanao fray - Inquirer.net;

NPA warned: Don't join Mindanao fray - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netNPA warned: Don't join Mindanao frayInquirer.netThe military is not specifically targeting the communist New People's Army (NPA) in Mindanao but criminal acts would be “dealt with” as usual, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Saturday. The defense chief reiterated that Mindanao was placed under ...and more »

Govt backs out of talks with Reds - The Manila Times

Govt backs out of talks with RedsThe Manila TimesTHE government on Saturday cancelled peace talks with communist rebels, citing their continuing offensives amid President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao. In a news conference, Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza ...and more »

Don't mess with Marawi City crisis, Lorenzana warns NPA - Manila Bulletin;

Don't mess with Marawi City crisis, Lorenzana warns NPA - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinDon't mess with Marawi City crisis, Lorenzana warns NPAManila BulletinDefense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday warned the New People's Army (NPA) not to get involved with the current Marawi City crisis, reiterating that the implementation of martial law in Mindanao will not target local communists. “Gusto ko lang ...and more »

Martial law not against Reds – Defense chief - The Manila Times

Martial law not against Reds – Defense chiefThe Manila TimesTHE implemention of a Mindanao-wide martial law will not target the New People's Army (NPA), the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) engaged in peace talks with the government, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana clarified on ...and more »

NDFP calls gov't demands 'unreasonable', disruptive of peace talks - GMA News;

NDFP calls gov't demands 'unreasonable', disruptive of peace talks - GMA News

GMA NewsNDFP calls gov't demands 'unreasonable', disruptive of peace talksGMA NewsThe National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on Saturday called the "demands" made on them by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) "unreasonable," and disruptive of the 5th round of peace negotiations. NDFP says GRP ...and more »

Part of the GRP panel at the table just as the 5th Round of peace negotiations was to start in the Netherlands. - InterAksyon;

Part of the GRP panel at the table just as the 5th Round of peace negotiations was to start in the Netherlands. - InterAksyon

InterAksyonPart of the GRP panel at the table just as the 5th Round of peace negotiations was to start in the Netherlands.InterAksyon(UPDATE 3 – 11:44 p.m.) Reports reaching Manila on Saturday, May 27, indicate that the 5th Round of the formal negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) in Noordwijk aan ...and more »

Philippines peace talks with communist rebels break down - Gulf Times;

Philippines peace talks with communist rebels break down - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesPhilippines peace talks with communist rebels break downGulf TimesPeace talks between the Philippine government and communist insurgents broke down on Saturday after a dispute over the rebels' ordering their fighters to step up attacks. But communist negotiators remained hopeful that the discussions being held at a ...and more »

Defense chief says Mindanao martial law not targeting NPAs - Northbound Philippines News Online

Defense chief says Mindanao martial law not targeting NPAsNorthbound Philippines News OnlineMANILA — The declaration of martial law in Mindanao does not target the New People's Army (NPA) operating in the region, said National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Saturday. Secretary Lorenzana, in a statement, said martial law was declared ...and more »

Confusion mars 5th round of talks - Manila Bulletin;

Confusion mars 5th round of talks - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinConfusion mars 5th round of talksManila BulletinThe fifth round of peace negotiations between the Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) now hangs in the balance following a mixed up right at the pre-opening of the talks yesterday in Noordwijk Ann-Zee ...and more »

Philippines government cancels peace talks with rebels - India.com

Philippines government cancels peace talks with rebelsIndia.comManila, May 27 (IANS) The Philippines government on Saturday announced that it will not participate in the fifth round of peace talks in the Netherlands with rebels. By IANS Feeds | Published: May 27, 2017 7:21 PM IST Email. 0 Shares. Facebook share ...and more »

PH government halts peace talks with communists - Update Philippines;

PH government halts peace talks with communists - Update Philippines

Update PhilippinesPH government halts peace talks with communistsUpdate PhilippinesThe Philippine government has announced that it will not proceed with the 5th round of formal talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) after the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) ordered the NPA to intensify operatives ...and more »

Philippines halts peace talks with rebels - Reuters

Philippines halts peace talks with rebelsReutersMANILA Philippine government peace negotiators cancelled formal peace talks with Maoist-led rebels in the Netherlands on Saturday after New People's Army (NPA) guerrillas stepped up offensives in the countryside. The two sides have been engaged in ...and more »

Palace says gov't doubts Reds' sincerity in peace talks - GMA News;

Palace says gov't doubts Reds' sincerity in peace talks - GMA News

GMA NewsPalace says gov't doubts Reds' sincerity in peace talksGMA NewsMalacañang on Saturday questioned the "sincerity" of communists in attaining peace following the government panel's decision to put on hold the 5th round of talks. "We question the sincerity of the CPP/NPA/NDFP, (Communist Party of the Philippines/New ...and more »

GRP to NDFP: 'We will not proceed to participate, unless…' - Bulatlat

GRP to NDFP: 'We will not proceed to participate, unless…'BulatlatNOORDWIJK AAN ZEE, The Netherlands—The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) announced they “would not proceed to participate” in the fifth round of formal peace negotiations until some conditions are met by the National Democratic ...and more »

Palace questions sincerity of Reds in pursuing peace - Inquirer.net;

Palace questions sincerity of Reds in pursuing peace - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netPalace questions sincerity of Reds in pursuing peaceInquirer.netMalacañang Palace questioned on Saturday the sincerity of the communist leadership in pursuing a “peaceful coexistence” shortly after the government peace panel withdrew from the fifth round of negotiations in The Netherlands.and more »