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Sison, Magdalo in ‘loose conspiracy’ to oust PRRD’s gov’t

Sison, Magdalo in ‘loose conspiracy’ to oust PRRD’s gov’t By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said Communist Part of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s Magdalo and other groups opposing his presidency are in “loose conspiracy” to overthrow his government. “They have … Continue reading

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Duterte calls Joma Sison as having ‘bankrupt mind’

Duterte calls Joma Sison as having ‘bankrupt mind’ By Bill Visaya SANTA ANA, Cagayan (Philippines News Agency) — Calling communist leader Jose Maria Sison as having a “bankrupt mind,” President Rodrigo Duterte lambasted the Communist Party of the Philippines founder for reportedly pushing insurgents in the country to become “robots.” In his Monday speech at … Continue reading

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Duterte wants more public consultation on peace talks: Dureza

Duterte wants more public consultation on peace talks: Dureza By Lilian Mellejor DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the government peace panel to further engage the public to draw more support for the peace negotiations with the Maoist Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF). This … Continue reading

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Duterte to Joma : Don’t worry about your safety

Duterte to Joma : Don’t worry about your safety By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday clarified his previous statement against Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison, saying “Aquino-style” assassination will not happen to him. “There is no Aquino-style killing where I will shoot … Continue reading

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Reds told to stop atrocities vs. civilians

Reds told to stop atrocities vs. civilians By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) stressed that the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) must convince its members to stop committing atrocities against civilians to prove its sincerity and commitment in forging lasting … Continue reading