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By D.L. Mondelo Bulatlat Correspondent ULTRECHT, The Netherlands – “The National Democratic Front of the Philippines is very appreciative of the persistent and painstaking efforts of the ‘Sowing the Seeds of Peace’ (Mindanao Movement for a Just and Lasting Peace).” Thus, stated Luis Jalandoni, chairperson of the NDFP peace panel, as he received the manifesto…

The government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines resumed peace negotiations on Feb. 15, 2011, after a six-year impasse. Up in the talks is the second of the four substantive agenda, socio-economic reforms. Shown above are government peace panel head Alex Padilla and NDF peace panel chairman Luis Jalandoni. (Photo…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
Forging the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (Caser) is said to be the “meat” of the negotiations as it aims to resolve the root causes of poverty and lack of development in the Philippines.

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By SATUR C. OCAMPO At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Posted by Bulatlat.com Yesterday the momentum for the resumption of formal peace talks between the Aquino government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines went a notch higher when the full negotiating panels began a five-day preliminary meeting (Jan. 14-18) in Oslo, Norway.…

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise | BusinessWorld Posted by Bulatlat.com “We look at our brothers and sisters in the NDF as not being enemies nor terrorists but rather as partners in trying to build this nation again…knowing their history of struggle…” – Alex Padilla, head, Philippine Government peace panel “It is an important endeavor to try…