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Gov't hopes to start informal talks with MILF in January

Manila, Dec. 22 – The government is eyeing to hold exploratory talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in January next year.

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Tarlac peace sanctuary celebrates 4th year

San Jose, Tarlac, Dec. 21 – Residents of this town will never forget being witness to the frequent skirmishes between military forces and combatants of the New People’s Army (NPA).

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Deles, AFP officials in Samar for wake of soldiers in NPA ambush

Catarman, Samar, Dec. 17 - Presidential Adviser on Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles visits Samar today for the wake of the 10 soldiers ambushed by alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebels and offer assistance to the bereaved families of the victims.

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Gov't remains committed to ceasefire despite alleged NPA ambush

Manila, Dec. 16 – The recent attack allegedly perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA), the armed wing of the National Democratic Front (NDF), did not thwart the government in its commitment to abide by the 19-day ceasefire deal with the Communist forces.

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Ateneans join calls to engage academe, youth in security sector reform


Manila, Dec. 14 – More and more university students have joined the call to raise the consciousness among the academe and the youth in reforming the security sector in the country.

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Gov't eyes peace pact with NDF within 3 years

Manila, Dec. 14 – The government is hoping to forge a final peace agreement with the National Democratic Font (NDF) within three years.

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GRP chair says now is the best time to forge a peace pact with NDF

Manila, Dec. 13 – Government chief negotiator Alexander Padilla said last Friday that now is the best time to find a political settlement with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) who have been waging the armed struggle for the past 41 years.

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