Category: Politics & Governance

CPP orders Xmas truce, Panelo says Malacañan to follow suit

In its order, the CPP asked all commands and units of the New People’s Army (NPA) and people’s militias to implement a nationwide ceasefire that will take effect from December 23 to January 7. By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions SAN VICENTE, Palawan–The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) declared a unilateral ceasefire Sunday, December…

GRP, NDFP proposed reciprocal unilateral ceasefires over the holidays

A joint statement sent to Kodao by NDFP chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison says the proposed ceasefire declarations, if approved by NDFP Chairperson Mariano Orosa and GRP President Rodrigo Duterte, would be effective from midnight of December 23 to January 7. By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions SAN VICENTE, Palawan–National Democratic Front of the…