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Duterte renews conditions as GRP-NDF peace panels begin 4th round in The Netherlands

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 03 April) -- As government casualties mount, President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday renewed his conditions for the peace...

NDF indicts PNoy, North Cot officials on Kidapawan dispersal; Duterte says “that’s for the...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 April) -- The National Democratic Front in Southern Mindanao indicted former President Benigno S. Aquino III, North Cotabato Gov....

CPP says ceasefire declarations should be reciprocal

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/01 April) -- The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Saturday said it did not issue a declaration of interim ceasefire...

Sans truce, expect NPA attacks even as peace process moves on — Sec. Bello

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 March) – Expect the New People’s Army to launch attacks even while the peace process is ongoing because the rebels want...

CPP vows unilateral ceasefire before March 31; written ceasefire, says Duterte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) --  The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said it will support the forging of a bilateral ceasefire...
Julie Bishop, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, chats with teachers from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) following a press briefing at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City on Friday, 17 March 2017. The Australian government has been supporting education in the ARMM since 2002.MINDANEWS PHOTO

Australia to give A$130M for peace efforts, education in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 March) – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday announced that her government is giving the Philippines some A$40 million for...

Bello: peace talks to continue despite attacks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 March) – The next rounds of peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines will push through despite recent...

Burned bus was on its second day of plying Marbel-Tacurong-Davao route

TALUNTALUNAN, Makilala, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 13 March) -- A newly-acquired passenger bus on its second day of plying the Marbel-Tacurong-Davao route was burned...

Biz leaders welcome resumption of GRP-NDF peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 March) -- The business leaders here said they welcome the revival of the peace negotiations between the government (GRP)...

Dureza announces resumption of GRP-NDF peace talks; ceasefire restored

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 March) -- The peace process between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) is back on track,...

PNP chief urges resumption of GRP-NDF peace talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 March) – The government and the National Democratic Front must resume peace negotiations that have been stalled since early last month...
Jorge Madlos or Ka Oris, spokesperson of the National Democratic Front in Mindanao during an interview with the media on July 24,2012 inside their guerrilla base somewhere in Northern Mindanao. MindaNews File Photo by Ruby Thursday More

Reds still willing to continue peace talks with gov’t

SOMEWHERE IN NORTHERN MINDANAO (MindaNews/26 July) – Communist rebels are still willing to continue the peace negotiations with the government even if President Benigno...

GPH, NDF meet to revive talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 June) – The Philippine government (GPH) and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace panels are talking again. The Office of...

Release of NDF consultants up in GPH peace panel meet

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/10 October) — The government peace panel will meet on Wednesday to discuss calls made for the release of detained...

Release of peace consultants not precondition but requisite to formal talks – NDF

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/15 Sept) – The demand for the release of the National Democratic Front’s (NDF) detained peace consultants prior to the...

Gov’t, NDF urged to pursue Caser talks

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/06 September) – The peace panels of government and the National Democratic Front should "exert more effort in ironing out"...

Reds gets Duterte as ‘resource person’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/1 September) – The communist-led National Democratic Front (NDF) on Wednesday said it has tapped Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte...

NDF’s Agcaoili tells gov’t to honor agreement on security, immunity

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 Apr) – One of the top negotiators of the National Democratic Front (NDF) said the passports granted to three NDF consultants...

NDF sets 10-point agenda as condition for truce

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 April)—The National Democratic Front (NDF) will agree to a truce with the government if President Benigno S. Aquino III signs the...

GPH, NDF peace negotiators upbeat on talks

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 April) – Two peace negotiators, one coming from the Philippine government and the other from the National Democratic Front (NDF) yesterday...

Sec. Avisado: focus on objective of peace process

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 March) – An official from the Office of Vice President Jejomar Binay appealed to the public not to be swayed by...

Bukidnon governor tells rebs to show sincerity in peace talks, stop ‘extortion’

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 February) – Communist rebels should stop their “extortion” activities if they are really sincere in their efforts to talk peace with...

Peace advocates hail renewed talks between gov’t and NDF

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/16 Feb) -- Peace advocates in Mindanao hailed the renewed talks between the government and the communist rebels saying the negotiations can...

Militant group wants Dolefil issues included in GPH, NDFP peace talks

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/14 Feb) --  A militant group here on Monday urged the inclusion of the labor row and land use issues at...

VM Duterte’s disappointment on arrest of NPA: ‘twas a question of principle’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 January) –  His disappointment over the arrest of an alleged New People Army (NPA) leader on New Year’s Day was “nothing...

Army ‘peace and dev’t teams’ accused of harassment, other abuses

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 January)—Accusations of harassment and other abuses against civilians and groups suspected of supporting the underground movement greeted the initial deployment of...

Rebels call Army’s offer of medical help to Madlos ‘cheap gimmick’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/15 January) -- The 4th Infantry Division announced it was willing to extend medical assistance to National Democratic Front -...

NPA rebel's arrest not truce violation — police

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 January) -- The military had nothing to do with the arrest of a New People's Army rebel in Toril district here...

NPA decries ceasefire violation with the arrest of a comrade in Toril

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 January) -- The Communist New People's Army said the government has violated the mutually-declared ceasefire with the NPA, with the New...

10th ID spokesperson on peace talks: It must take place under a truce

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 December) -- Soldiers also look forward to the resumption of peace talks between the government and the communist-led National Democratic Front...

'Civilians to suffer if peace talks won't resume'

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 December) - Civilians will continue to bear the brunt of the armed conflict in Southern Mindanao unless the peace talks between...

NPA targets stalemate with gov't forces; military says it's all publicity

SAN AGUSTIN, Surigao del Sur (MindaNews/27 December) -- With barely two kilometers and a hill separating a large column of communist rebels and a...

CPP issues truce order to NPA units

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 December) - The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today issued a ceasefire order to its armed...

Gov't, NDFP agree on holiday truce; will resume formal talks by Feb. 2011

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 December) - From December 16 to January 3, 2011 the guns will hopefully be silent, as the Philippine government and the...

NDF-Mindanao on peace talks with NDF, MILF: do not delay

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 November) -- The National Democratic Front (NDF) in Mindanao urged peace advocates in the island to convince the Aquino government not...

Lumads, civil society call on gov't to resume peace talks with NDF

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 October)- Indigenous peoples and civil society groups today called on the Aquino administration to resume the peace talks with the communist-led...

NPA denies using banned landmines

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 September) -- The communist-led New People’s Army has branded as pure propaganda claims by the military that it is...

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