GRP-NDF

Gov’t insists on localized peace talks with Reds

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 April) – The government will pursue peace talks with communist rebels to end the 50-year old insurgency, but this time it...

EastMinCom to push for localized peace talks with Reds after Duterte scraps talks with...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 March) – After President Rodrigo Duterte had terminated the appointments of government peace negotiators holding talks with the National...

Ecumenical group welcomes House’s call for resumption of GRP-NDFP peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 25 December) – The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP) on Tuesday said it welcomes House Resolution 2339 urging President Rodrigo Duterte...

Duterte to meet with NDF leaders on possible resumption of peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 November) – President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with leaders of the National Democratic Front (NDF) after his Singapore and...

5 alleged NPA members from Bukidnon surrender in Cordillera; now back in Bukidnon

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) -- Five alleged members of the New People's Army from Bukidnon -- aged 17 to 19 -- who...

2 soldiers hurt in landmine explosion in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 July)  – Two soldiers were injured after a landmine believed to have been planted by New People’s Army (NPA)...

NDFP-Southern Mindanao calls localized peace talks a “surrender package”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Southern Mindanao Region (NDFP-SMR) has rejected the localized peace talks now...

CPP: “‘No’ is a no” to localized peace talks 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 July) --The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) expressed confidence that all New People’s Army (NPA) units on the...

Palace to issue EO on localized peace talks with Reds

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 July) – Malacañang will issue an executive order setting the guidelines for the localized peace talks that local government units may...

For Mayor Sara, Peace 911 instead of localized peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 July) -- Mayor Sara Duterte will focus on extending development programs in insurgency-affected areas of the city than pursue...

Palace insists on holding peace talks with NDFP in PH

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – Malacanang said peace talks between government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) must...

Military drive vs NPA behind cancellation of talks – CPP

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 18 June) – President Duterte cancelled the scheduled resumption of peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines...

Dureza: June 28 resumption of peace talks with NDF reset

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) -- The supposed resumption of the fifth round of formal peace talks between government (GRP) and National Democratic...

Peace talks with NDFP ‘back on track’ – Dureza

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – Peace negotiations between government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will resume sooner...

‘Substantive issues’ can only be tackled in peace talks – Joma

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 April) – The resumption of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front will enable both parties...

Duterte on GRP-NDF peace talks: “Let’s give this another last chance”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 April) --  President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday directed the government peace panel to work on the resumption of the...

Cooperation of House, Senate needed for resumption of GRP-NDFP peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 March) – The cooperation of the Senate and House of Representatives is necessary for the resumption of peace talks...

62 House Reps urge Duterte to resume peace talks with NDF

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 March) -- Sixty-two members of different party-list groups and district representatives in the House of Representatives have signed a...

Duterte to troops: “Destroy the NPA”

MAWAB, Compostela Valley (MindaNews / 22 January) -- "Destroy the NPA" (New People's Army), destroy the organization," President Rodrigo Duterte, commander in chief of...

Duterte welcomes surrender of NDF spokesperson and NPA medic wife

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) -- President Rodrigo Duterte may not remember this but the spokesperson of the National Democratic Front (NDF) Far...

Sison welcomes Duterte’s ‘one-on-one talk’ offer; Dureza says “let’s wait”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 January) -- Prof. Jose Ma. SIson, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front (NDF) and founding chair of the...

Lao to business firms: stop paying ‘revolutionary taxes’ or delay peace in Mindanao  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Dec) -- The chair of the Mindanao Business Council (MinBC) has urged the business sector to stop paying "revolutionary...

Gov’t to resume peace talks with Reds if…

  DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 November) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte might decide to resume talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF) if the latter would...

“Discreet” 5th round of GRP-NDF talks canceled after Duterte junks peace negotiation

DAVAO CITY – The peace negotiation between government (GRP) and National Democratic Front (NDF) again suffered a major setback with the cancellation of the...

Committee for localized peace talks with NPA to meet on Oct.24

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 October) – Members of the Davao City Peace Committee, a body created by City Mayor Sara Duterte to hold localized peace talks with the...

Gov’t peace panel launches CARHRIHL monitoring committee

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 September) – The government (GRP) peace negotiating panel on Friday launched the body that will monitor compliance with an agreement that seeks to protect the rights of...

Ex-lawmaker optimistic on GRP-NDF peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 August) – Hopes for peace remain alive because President Rodrigo R. Duterte is “not the type of a person who immediately closes his...

Duterte on peace talks with NDF: “no more talk, let us fight”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) -- President Rodrigo Duterte announced Friday he is abandoning the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of...

Davao mayor to pursue localized talks with Reds

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will pursue a localized peace negotiation with communist rebels even if the peace talks between government...

Davao folk more hopeful on GPH-MILF peace process than with GRP-NDFP talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 July) – Dabawenyos believe the government’s peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will more likely succeed than that with the National Democratic Front of...

Duterte to NDF: “If you want to talk to us, then my God, please...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 July) -- “If  .. you want to talk to us, then my God, please stop killing us,” President  Rodrigo...

Bello appeals for release of IFI bishop

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 June) – Government (GRP) peace panel chair Silvestre Bello III urged the Department of Justice to review the case of detained Iglesia Filipina...

  NDF tells NPA to stop offensives against military, police

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 June) -- The National Democratic Front (NDF) wants the New People’s Army (NPA) to refrain from carrying out offensives...

NDFP asks gov’t to resume talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 June) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) urged the government (GRP) to resume the fifth round of formal negotiations, after it...

Informal GRP-NDFP consultations to continue

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 May) – Despite the cancellation of the 5th round of talks between the government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the...

5th round of GRP-NDF peace talks called off; Duterte says no to talks for...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 May) --  The 5th round of formal peace talks scheduled May 27 to June 2 in The Netherlands, has...

DAR chief to join GRP-NDF talks on socioeconomic reforms

TAGUM CITY (MindaNews/19 May) – Agrarian Reform Ssecretary Rafael Mariano will participate in the fifth round of peace talks between the government (GRP) and National Democratic Front...

HR group condemns police, military for arresting Iglesia Bishop and three others

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 May) -- Human Rights group Barug Katungod Mindanao condemned the police and military for arresting last Friday in Ozamiz...

Rebs seize Army soldier in Valencia raid

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/09 May) -- An Army soldier was taken captive by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who raided a security agency in neighboring...

Rebels raid security agency office  in Valencia City; seize firearms

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 06 May) -- Suspected communist rebels raided the Valencia City office of a security agency owned by a...

Rebs apologize, offer indemnity to civilian hit by IED

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 May) – The National Democratic Front-Southern Mindanao Region has apologized to the family of a civilian who was hit by an improvised explosive...

GRP, NDF working for consensus on truce, ‘contentious’ socioeconomic provisions — Bello

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 May) – The government and the National Democratic Front are finding ways to arrive at a consensus on a bilateral ceasefire and “contentious...

Mayor Sara Duterte tags NPA “terrorist” for early morning attacks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 29 April) -- Mayor Sara Duterte condemned the "acts of terrorism" perpetrated by the New People's Army (NPA) early Saturday morning,...

Rebels attack soldiers in Aliwagwag Falls; 1 soldier injured, 2 rebels slain

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 April) -- Around 40 suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) attacked a group of soldiers deployed at...

NPA frees 2 Army soldiers in Davao Sur

MATANAO, Davao del Sur (MindaNews/19 April) -- Two non-commissioned officers of the Philippine Army regained their freedom on Wednesday, after almost three months of...

GRP, NDF agree on free land distribution under agrarian reform in CASER talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 April) – Free land distribution will be the basic principle of agrarian reform as one of the elements of the Comprehensive...

Gov’t. NDF sign interim joint ceasefire agrement

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 05 April) -- The Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front (NDF) signed Wednesday an interim joint ceasefire agreement which will...

NDF: CASER first, then ceasefire, or sign both simultaneously

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 April) --  The National Democratic Front (NDF) wants the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER) signed first before the...

NPA eyed in burning of trailer truck in Makilala

UPDATED MAKILALA, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 04 April)- -- A trailer truck loaded with bananas was "intentionally burned" by suspected New People's Army (NPA) along...

NPA eyed in burning of trailer truck in Makilala

MAKILALA, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 04 April)- -- A trailer truck loaded with bananas was "intentionally burned" by suspected New People's Army (NPA) along...

TOP STORIES

MINDAVIEWS

MOST READ