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Message of PILIPINA Inc. on the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)

The signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) reminded me of the time when there was high optimism and abundance of goodwill that the Bangsamoro will come to pass. We hope that to carry on that optimism and goodwill.

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Message of Balay Rehabilitation Center on the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)

On this memorable day, when we celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, I wish to congratulate both the Philippine government led by President Benigno S. Aquino III and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) led by Datu Al-Haj Murad, and their respective panels for the signing of the CAB.

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Message of Center for Peace Education – Miriam College on the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)

The peace process in Mindanao may have stalled with the non-passage of the BBL but let us all remember that the CAB, which anniversary we commemorate this month, already reflects the principles for the establishment of an autonomous political entity for the Bangsamoro, recognizing the justness and legitimacy of their aspiration for greater auton

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A Public Statement by the Philippine Campaign to Ban Landmines and the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD)


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Privilege Speech of Deputy Speaker Pangalian M. Balindong delivered on January 27, 2015.

Mr. Speaker, esteemed colleagues in the House of Representatives, I stand before you today, perhaps for the last time in this 16th congress. I speak with a grieving heart for failing to achieve what could have been the crowning glory of my public service to my country and to all Filipino-Muslims of the Philippines.

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Gov. Denis Habawel Message Completion Ceremony of the Army Integration Component under EO 49

Gov. Denis Habawel Message Completion Ceremony of the Army Integration Component under EO 49 November 9, 2015, Camp Melchor F.

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Mrs. Marcelina Bahatan, CBA, Message Completion Ceremony of the Army Integration Component under EO 49

Mrs. Marcelina Bahatan, CBA, Message on the Completion Ceremony of the Army Integration Component under EO 49 November 9, 2015, Camp Melchor F. Dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela


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Peace panel eyes 1-year talks, 5 years implementation of reforms

CEBU CITY—The government (GRP) panel negotiating peace with the National Democratic Front (NDF) is committed in signing a final peace agreement with communist guerillas within one year, giving the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte five more years to start implementing key reforms mutually-agreed upon by both parties.

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Message of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process on the Commemoration of the 2016 National Peace Consciousness Month

Isang pagbati ng kapayapaan sa ating lahat!

This year’s National Peace Consciousness Month is filled with incomparable optimism and unprecedented accomplishments.

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A Tribute to Tengku Ghafar, Malaysian Facilitator by Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza


We heard the sad news  about the sudden passing today of Malaysian peace facilitator Tengku Datu Abdul Ghafar Tengku Bin Mohamad  who was a guiding star and leading light in our work for peace with the Bangsamoro. 

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AFP Statement on signing of indefinite ceasefire (from Marine Colonel Edgard Arevalo, Chief, Public Affairs Office of the AFP)

"The AFP have noted with elation and optimism this breakthrough in the peace negotiations.

"It is a laudable move on the part of the CPP-NPA-NDF to respond positively to President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of reimposition of the Ceasefire "for as long as necessary" to attain lasting peace in the land.

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Oslo round of GRP-NDF talks ends in high note


OSLO, NORWAY— They all came with guarded optimism and managed expectations. 

When they leave tomorrow, August 27, they will be bringing results beyond what they were hoping for.

It was swift and cordial but nevertheless substantive and intense.

None of the acrimonious exchanges happened.  

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GRP-NDF panels ok accelerated timetable on substantive agenda

OSLO, NORWAY—Negotiators from the Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front (NDF) today, August 25,  gave the green light for an accelerated timetable for its Reciprocal Working Committee (RWC) and Reciprocal Working Groups (RWG) to complete work on the substantive agenda of the peace talks in less than a year.

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