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Gov't, NDF to resume peace talks, suspend military operations

Manila, Dec. 3 – In the first informal meeting held under President Benigno Aquino III’s administration, the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front (NDF) have agreed to resume formal peace talks and observe the suspension of military operations.

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Peace monument unveiled in Zamboanga

Zamboanga City, Dec. 2 – A monument symbolizing Mindanaoans’ steadfast commitment to peace was unveiled on Monday as part of the Mindanao Week of Peace celebration.

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Government asks IMT countries to extend stay in Mindanao

Manila, Dec. 2 - The Department of Foreign Affairs issued yesterday notes verbales to the country-members of the International Monitoring Team (IMT) requesting them to extend the tour of duty of their personnel in Mindanao for three months.

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Gov't won't rest until peace is achieved - P-Noy

Manila, Dec. 1 – President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said that the government will not rest until Mindanao achieves the peace and development its people have been longing for.

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Deles stresses importance of civil society in crafting peace

Zamboanga City, Nov. 29 – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles on Sunday said that the role of civil society is important in “crafting a peace shared by all.”

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QC students plant 'seeds of peace'

Quezon City, Nov. 29 – Twenty students composed of young leaders from the elementary and secondary levels on Saturday planted symbolic seeds of peace and trimmed up a “peace tree,” hopeful that these will grow in their schoolyard along with the peace that they desire for their country.

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Various sectors join launch of Mindanao Week of Peace in QC

Quezon City, Nov. 26 – Representatives from various sectors of society joined the launch of the Mindanao Week of Peace on Thursday to raise awareness among the mainstream public on finding a lasting peace for the troubled south.

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Deles cites govt efforts to reform security sector

Manila, Nov. 26 – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles on Wednesday said that the government has been adopting ways to transform the security sector from one that is focused on internal security operation to one that is centered on human security.

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