Gov't terminates JASIG, issues lookout bulletin vs. NDF consultants - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Duterte administration has terminated the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG), in effect withdrawing the immunity given to National Democratic Front (NDF) consultants temporarily released for ...

Philippine President Duterte declares “all-out war” against Maoist party - World Socialist Web Site

Peace negotiations between the Philippine administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and the Maoist Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) abruptly broke down over the past week. On Tuesday, the Philippine military, with the full sanction of the ...

AFP to hold 'localized peace talks' with communist rebels - Rappler

'I'm sure there are so many NPA who want to go back to the mainstream. Let's give them the chance. Hindi naman lahat ng NPA gusto makipaglaban,' says AFP chief Eduardo Año. Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 1:17 PM, February 08, 2017.

NDF eyes legal action vs. military, gov't - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The National Democratic Front (NDF) vows to fight any move of the government against their consultants, following the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to bring back to jail at least 20 of its consultants. Aside from ...

NDF consultants facing arrest - Manila Bulletin

By Genalyn D. Kabiling, Jun Ramirez, Jeff G. Damicog, Yas D. Ocampo, and Francis T. Wakefield. The government has cancelled the safety conduct passes extended to Communist rebel negotiators following the collapse of the peace talks. Presidential ...

Philippines Government moves to quell Rodrigo Duterte's 'all-out war' on communist rebels - ABC Online

Peace talks between the Philippine Government and communist rebels to end nearly five decades of conflict are still possible even though the President has ordered "all-out war," the country's Defence Minister says. President Rodrigo Duterte announced ...

Immigration put on alert over NDF consultants - Rappler

MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over a meeting of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace panels on September 26. File photo by Ace Morandante/PPD. MANILA, Philippines ...

Govt declares all-out war vs Reds - The Manila Times

The government has declared an all-out war against New People's Army (NPA) rebels who were earlier tagged as terrorists by President Rodrigo Duterte. IT'S ON New People's Army rebels parade in their camp in Sierra Madre mountain. The military has ...

Velez: Questions on the breakdown of peace talks | SunStar - Sun.Star

Here is a president who said he is from the Left, understands the Left and promised peace with the Left. He talks of knowing the historical injustice and the futility of war. "We've been fighting for four decades and what have we achieved? Why don't we ...