“We only ask for what is just and humane for us.”
Month: August 2016
FULL TEXT: Joint Statement on the Resumption of the Formal Talks in the Peace Negotiations between the GRP and NDFP
The Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines signed this Joint Statement on the Resumption of the Formal Talks in the Peace Negotiations between the GRP and NDFP last Aug. 26 in Oslo, Norway.
“We cannot achieve this successful and very significant step forward in the peace negotiations without the strong commitment of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the spirit of goodwill and friendliness of our counterparts…”
Some 200 students stormed the UP Board of Regents meeting in a protest Aug. 25.
Improving the quality of life of the people is the better option than violence.
Agrarian Reform Sec. Rafael Mariano ordered the distribution of the lands being controlled by the Cojuangco family through Tadeco.
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).
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective After weeks of word war between President Duterte and Sen. Leila de Lima, which has been turning personal and ugly, the President has finally released the matrix of operations of the illegal drug trade emanating from the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP). What the matrix shows is the interconnection of personalities…
A climate change activist writes about one of the Lumad tribes besieged by mining and logging companies in Mindanao.
“Higher taxes for oil would create a domino effect that would spike the prices of basic goods and services like water and electricity.”
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.