Philippines and communist rebels take one big step toward peace

In the recently concluded first round of talks in Oslo, Norway, the Philippines government and National Democratic Front signed 10 agreements. The second round of talks will be in October and there is still a long way to go for… Read More › sci tech news Continue reading Philippines and communist rebels take one big step toward peace

Philippines and communist rebels start peace talks after truce in Oslo

(From Reuters) The Philippine government and Maoist-led guerrillas opened peace talks in Oslo on Monday to try and end nearly five decades of conflict that has killed more than 40,000 people. Both sides, who agreed a truce over the weekend,… Read More ›
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Philippine government agrees new truce with Maoist-led rebels

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed a new ceasefire with Maoist-led guerrillas, who declared a truce several hours before, ahead of fresh peace talks in Norway next week, a senior administration official said on Saturday. The ceasefire… Read More ›
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Oslo talks: President Duterte likely to walk the extra mile for peace

MINDANAO, Philippines — Amid the proposed peace talks with maoist rebels in Oslo on August 20, the Philippine government has warned them that their continuous use of landmines against soldiers and civilians may force the government to pull out of… Read More ›
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Philippines’ Duterte withdraws communist ceasefire

(From AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday withdrew a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels after his ultimatum for the group to reciprocate lapsed. Duterte had announced the truce on Monday to help end one of Asia’s longest insurgencies which… Read More ›
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