By DEE AYROSO
If the war between the armed forces of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and those of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) officially and finally ends as a result of the peace talks between these adversaries, Rodrigo Roa Duterte will secure a place in history as the most effective president the Philippines…
Independent think-tank Ibon Foundation launched a campaign on peace talks awareness.
Progressive health groups still pin hope on the resumption of the GRP-NDFP peace talks to bring in reforms in health service.
The most important peace document submitted by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines contains seven parts and is 82 pages long. Here’s a summary of the proposed Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms or CASER: The preamble links the country’s economic backwardness to its colonial history. But it also highlights the potential to…
A peace consultant narrates how revolutionary efforts improved lives and showcased self-determined development in the remotest mountain communities.
“This is the meat of the problem, the basic suffering of the people, which is connected to their stomach.”
“The resumption of the peace negotiations is in the best interest of farmers and the peasant masses.”
“Who would not want national sovereignty? Who would not want land reform…that would ensure food security? Who would not want a patriotic, progressive culture?
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — An urban poor group said it is high time for the government to take the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines seriously and to look into the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (Caser) as an opportunity to address the roots of poverty in…
By RONALYN V. OLEA
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines refers to the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement of Social and Economic Reforms as “the meat” of the peace talks as it aims to address the root causes of the armed conflict.