Month: January 2017

Reds support peace talks

MANILA — Members of underground organizations under the National Democratic Front of the Philippines held a lightning rally this morning in Cubao, Quezon City in support of the ongoing peace talks between the government and the NDFP. In a statement, the NDFP-Metro Manila welcomed the third round of talks between the two parties as socioeconomic…

Rekindling optimism over GRP-NDFP peace talks

Negotiate in a non-adversarial way. Resolve differences and overcome obstacles. Focus on the substantial agenda of social, economic and political reforms that address the root causes of the armed conflict and thus move decisively forward to a just and lasting peace. Invoking these vital principles, the two panels in the revived GRP-NDFP peace talks under…

The Trump presidency | What is in store for the US and the world?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The shocking victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections – despite the lies that he dished out, his racist, xenophobic, homophobic, anti-women statements, and his blunders during the debates – has been attributed to the rise of the “populist right” in the US and Europe. Understandably so because…