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President Duterte bending backward to talk with Reds for lasting peace: Badoy

PRRD bending backward to talk with Reds for lasting peace: BadoyBy Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s desire to forge a lasting peace cannot be doubted or sneered at as he is willing to negotiate with hardcore communist rebels and their allies despite the numerous atrocities carried out by the … Continue reading

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Central Luzon declares Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army ‘persona non grata’

Central Luzon declares Reds ‘persona non grata’ CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) 3 has declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) as ‘persona non grata’ in Central Luzon. This was among the several resolutions issued by the RTF-ELCAC III at … Continue reading

Communists hard to deal with: President Duterte
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Communists hard to deal with: President Duterte

Communists hard to deal with: President Duterte   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — There is slim chance of pursuing peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) as their demandsare hard to meet, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said Friday. In a situational briefing after his aerial inspection in the aftermath … Continue reading

Gov’t to allocate P450-M for rebel integration program in 2019
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Gov’t to allocate P450-M for rebel integration program in 2019

Gov’t to allocate P450-M for rebel integration program in 2019 By Lilian Mellejor DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – The government is allocating PHP450 million to the government’s Enhanced-Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) to accommodate more communist rebels who will surrender and avail of the program next year. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año, in a press … Continue reading

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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