The CPP’s Central Committee and the NPA’s National Operational Command said the interim ceasefire takes effect today and will remain valid during the course of peace negotiations until superseded by a joint ceasefire agreement or until a notice of termination of the said ceasefire declaration takes effect.
Category: Politics & Governance
“This is part of our aim of providing efficient, caring, and compassionate service. In order to do this, we believe that we must also give due attention to the situation of the employees.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development management and the DSWD-Social Welfare Employees Association…
Both panels already initialed their joint drafts of the affirmation of previously signed agreements, reconstitution of NDFP’s list of Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (Jasig)-protected personnel, acceleration of the peace negotiations, the mode of interim ceasefire, general amnesty of NDFP-listed political detainees, and the convening of the Joint Monitoring Committee of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL).
Soldiers from the 54th Infantry Battalion (IB), likely augmented by other units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), are reportedly intensifying rather than ceasing military operations in the north.
With the kind of ambience on both sides, I don’t think there would be big obstacles. Parang maganda ‘yung usapan across the table,” Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said.
They chose to fight the monsters plaguing the nation and respond to the call for revolutionary change.
The Makabayan bloc wants to make sure that the people’s money will be allocated for basic social services. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA – Progressive partylist lawmakers are set to push for substantial wage increases and increased funds for social services in a “pork barrel-free” 2017 budget, which is set to be deliberated…
Emmanuel “Manny” Mulawan Sr. exposed the irregularities in the bidding and awarding of a Bulk Water Supply Project in Cagayan de Oro City, but instead of being recognized for his efforts, he was arrested on a trumped up charge of rape, which allegedly was committed in Cavite, and has been languishing in the Imus, Cavite Jail for two years already.
Lawyers are hopeful that other local courts will also grant the motions for release on bail of all the 22 NDFP consultants.
“Their memory, knowledge and influence is valuable.”
Peace negotiations shall resume in the higher interest of peace and national security.” – Supreme Court