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

Members 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.

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

The 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 ...

Govt backs out of talks with Reds - The Manila Times

THE 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 ...

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

THE 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 ...

Crucial meeting this week in the Netherlands - Manila Bulletin

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 ...

Confusion mars 5th round of talks - Manila Bulletin

The 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 ...

Philippines halts peace talks with rebels - Reuters

MANILA 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 ...

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

NOORDWIJK 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 ...