Observation on Duterte's 3-month review of process and agreements in GRP-NDFP negotiations

On the basis of the unrevoked Proclamation Nos. 360 and 374 as well as recent announcements and indications being made by Duterte himself and other GRP officials, many people expect that Duterte will make from his ¨review¨ certain conclusions and demands that he will try to impose on the NDFP and that NDFP will certainly refuse, thus rendering impossible peace negotiations between GRP and NDFP, at least for as long as Duterte is in power.

Ginatanyag nga “Peacetalk” ni Duterte sa CPP-NPA-NDF Lunsay Pasalig kag Pagpanginto

Ginadayaw sang LPC-NPA ang KAUGMAON-KMP kag bug-os nga pumuluyo sa Central Negros sa ila ginhimo nga serye sang Peace Caravan, diin gintambungan sang masobra 3,000 ka pumuluyo sadtong Mayo 10, 2018 kag Hunyo 12, 2018 nga ginkulminar sa Guihulngan, Negros Oriental.

Cancellation of the June 28 NDFP-GRP peace talks shows Duterter's partiality to militarism and deceit over the pursuit of just and lasting peace

The NDFP-Mindanao rejects the latest attempt of the the US-Duterte regime to once again sabotage and derail the peace process by arbitrarily cancelling the resumption of the 5th round of the NDFP-GRP formal peace negotiations, which is set to commence on June 28 as agreed upon by both parties after a series backchannel talks.

International Lawyers’ Resolution on the Philippines Calling for Resumption of Peace Negotiations in a Foreign Neutral Venue

Members of the governing Bureau of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) who just concluded its two-day meeting in Brussels passed a resolution “urging the GRP and the NDFP to honor and abide by their agreements and resume their peace negotiations in a foreign neutral venue in order to try to resolve the basic issues of the Philippine armed conflict so that the Filipino people can attain a just and stable peace.”

On the separate statements of the GRP and NDFP teams

I advice the public and the press that they read and study carefully and compare critically the two separate statements issued by the GRP and NDFP teams after their talks from June 18 to 20.

‘Tambay’ crackdown another brazen attempt to enforce undeclared martial law nationwide

The CPP stand together with the broad democratic sectors in denouncing the Duterte regime’s latest wholesale violation of human rights – the so-called “tambay” crackdown.

GRP and NDFP representatives agree to continue peace negotiations and to overcome obstacles and impediments

Representatives of the NDFP Negotiating Panel headed by Chairman Fidel V. Agcaoili and representatives of the GRP headed by GRP Negotiating Panel Member Hernani A. Braganza met in Utrecht, The Netherlands on June 18-20, 2018.

On Duterte's demand to hold talks in Philippines

By insisting to hold NDFP-GRP peace negotiations in Manila, Duterte is putting forward a demand it knows is totally unacceptable to the revolutionary forces.

Condemn Duterte-AFP’s all-out war to occupy Liguasan Marsh

The CPP strongly condemns the Duterte regime and the AFP all-out war which targets the Moro civilian population living in areas surrounding the 220,000-hectare Liguasan Marsh, in a brazen attempt to force the hand of the Moro people to accept the ignominies of Duterte’s Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), cripple the Moro people’s resistance, and at same time occupy and control the area’s vast natural resources.

NDFP opposes Duterte scheme to hostage its negotiators while the AFP launches brutal military offensives

By dictating the venue of the peace negotiations, in violation of the standing agrement on a neutral foreign venue, Duterte is killing the peace negotiations. He knows very well that the NDFP will never submit itself to negotiating in a venue under his control and manipulation

The US-Duterte regime prefers widespread militarization of the countryside instead of seriously carrying out the agreed peace talks

The US-Duterte regime is showing its disinterest and insincerity to the prescribed peace talks between the GRP and NDFP by unilaterally cancelling the scheduled resumption of the formal negotiations this June 28, 2018 in Norway, despite the fact that it has been signed by both panels.

Duterte setting stage for 'failure' of NDFP-GPH peace talks - NDFP Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte’s cancellation of the formal peace negotiations between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Philippine government (GPH) shows that his interests lie not on achieving a just and lasting peace. Instead, he is deliberately sabotaging the negotiations and setting the stage for its eventual failure.

NDFP Statement on the Historic DPRK-US Summit

The NDFP welcomes the historic meeting between Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and President Donald J. Trump of the United States held last June 12 in Singapore.
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Signifance of the Singapore Summit and Joint Statement of DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald J. Trump

We welcome, applaud and support the U.S -DPRK summit on June 12, 2018, on the basis of the Joint Statement and the related positive pronouncements of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Duterte's postponement of peace talks portends intensified fascist attack

Duterte’s arbitrary postponement of the scheduled resumption of the 5th round of formal talks between the GRP and the NDFP on June 28 portends more intensified fascist attack and treacherous political maneuvers against the NPA and the whole revolutionary movement.

Planned AFP military offensives behind Duterte's talk cancellation

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today said the unilateral cancellation by Duterte of scheduled resumption of peace negotiations was made primarily in consideration of the AFP's ongoing campaign plan for all-out military offensive across the country until the end of 2018.

Expose “two-faced” Duterte in sudden postponement of NDFP-GPH peace talks

President Rodrigo Duterte exposed his “two-faced” character in his sudden postponement of the scheduled resumption of the NDFP-GPH peace negotiations.

Expect heightened militarization, fascist attacks on the people after the postponement of the NDFP-GPH peace talks

The NDF-NEMR condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s sudden postponement of the scheduled resumption of the NDFP-GPH peace talks.

May hangganan ang pagtitimpi, Peace Talks, Ituloy!

Kahapon, June 15, 2018, eksaktong alas dos ng hapon, aktibong nagdepensa ang isang yunit ng Apolonio Mendoza Command-NPA-Quezon sa 15 elemento ng 85th IBPA na nagpapatrulya sa Sityo Guiting, Barangay Lavidez sa bayan ng General Luna.

NDF-Mindanao condemns Duterte's sudden postponement of NDFP-GPH talks

The NDFP-Mindanao condemns President Rodrigo Duterte's sudden postponement of the scheduled resumption of the formal peace negotiations between the NDFP and the Philippine government.

The press and the public have the right to know

The press and the public have the right to know the content of the stand down agreement that was signed on June 9, 2018 by GRP and NDFP negotiating panel chairmen DOLE secretary Silvestre Bello and Fidel Agcaoili and other GRP and NDFP representatives.

Duterte's cancellation of stand down and formal peace talks is unacceptable

Duterte is making himself look foolish and whimsical by claiming "I am not ready" to justify his cancellation of the scheduled talks. In fact, Duterte is merely concealing his disinterest in implementing the stand-down agreement and seriously pursuing formal peace negotiations.
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GRP cancellation of stand down ceasefire starting on June 21 and resumption of formal talks in Oslo on June 28 is frustrating

It is both disappointing and frustrating that the Duterte regime has unilaterally cancelled the scheduled start of the stand-down ceasefire on June 21 and the resumption of formal talks in the peace negotiations in Oslo a week later on June 28.

Condemn violent dispersal of Nutriasia workers strike

The CPP strongly condemns the Duterte regime and the PNP for the violent dispersal of striking workers of Nutriasia earlier today.

On the Rehabilitation of Boracay

The NDFP RWC-SER said the Government of the Philippines (GRP) promise to carry out agrarian reform program in Boracay must start with free land distribution to farmers and indigenous people in the island. The free land distribution component of a new agrarian reform program was agreed by both the NDFP and GRP at the RWCs-SER in the previous rounds of the peace talks.

Ipinagdiriwang ng mamamayan ng Bondoc Peninsula ang pamamarusa sa notoryus na anti-magsasakang si Ruben Carabido

Sa pagkamatay ni Ruben Carabido, napawi ang takot ng mga magsasaka sa notoryus na landgrabber at kakutsaba ng mga panginoong maylupa na matagal na nagpahirap sa mga magniniyog at residente ng Bondoc Peninsula.

Makibaka sa harap ng krisis at pasismo

Mabilis na lumalala ang krisis pangkabuhayan sa ilalim ng rehimeng US-Duterte. Milyun-milyon ang lugmok sa sumisidhing hirap at gutom sa harap ng pumapaimbulog na presyo ng mga bilihin, dagdag na pabigat na buwis at sumasadsad na sahod at kita. Pawang buladas ang pinangakong “pagbabago” ni Duterte. Malinaw ngayon na sa landas lamang ng pag-oorganisa at pakikibaka maisusulong ng mamamayan ang kanilang kapakanan.

85th IBPA, MULING INAMBUS NG NPA-QUEZON

Muling inambus ng New People’s Army sa ilalim ng Apolonio Mendoza Command sa lalawigan ng Quezon ang nag-ooperasyong sundalo ng 85th Infantry Battalion ng Philippine Army, kahapon pasado alas nuwebe ng gabi sa Barangay Cogorin Ibaba, bayan ng Lopez.

NDFP holds moving tribute to Jose “Pepe” Luneta (1944-2018)

The NDFP International Information Office held a moving memorial for Jose “Pepe” Ebora Luneta last June 3 in Utrecht, The Netherlands attended by close comrades, friends, compatriots, and solidarity activists from Germany. Luneta passed away after a long battle with diabetes last May 1 in Bielefeld, Germany.

Scrap the TRAIN law that is plunging the people into utter destitution!

NDFP-North Eastern Mindanao Region are with the people in the region in strongly condemning the constant price increases of basic commodities under the anti-poor, anti-people and pro-imperialist Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law of the US-Duterte regime which started on the first month of this year.

In honor of Comrade Jose 'Ka Pepe' Ebora Luneta

In this memorial meeting, we reiterate our most heartfelt condolences to the family of Comrade Jose (Ka Pepe) Ebora Luneta and to all his comrades and friends in the Philippines and abroad. His lifelong struggle, sacrifices and successes in the service to the oppressed and exploited people console all of us.

Fascist violence is pervasive in Far South Mindanao

The US-Duterte regime’s imposition of martial law in Mindanao makes fascist violence even more pervasive in Far South Mindanao. As civil rights and liberties are being curtailed, the AFP has intensified its increasingly brutal military operations in the past twelve months.

NPA-FSMR thwarts AFP attacks, inflicts heavy casualties on the enemy forces

Military forces under the 10th ID and 6th ID-AFP conducted extensive operations against the revolutionary forces in the different areas of Far South Mindanao that started early last month. All NPA units in the region remain in active defense while the military operations were prolonged.

Amid skyrocketing prices of petroleum products and basic commodities, the US-Duterte regime's TRAIN law chokes the Filipino people on a garrote

Whether the US-Duterte regime admits it or not, it is undeniable that with the skyrocketing prices of petroleum products and other basic commodities, the effects of the much-vaunted TRAIN Law cripplingly burden the Filipino masses of workers, peasants and national minorities, who already suffer under the current economic crunch because their daily wages and incomes are extremely way below the current general cost of living.

NDFP condemns the brutal killing of a lumad mother and wounding of her eight-year-old daughter

The Special Office for the Protection of Children of the NDFP strongly condemns the brutal killing of Beverly Germonimo, a Lumad woman and the wounding of her eight-year-old daughter. The two were shot at by suspected members of the Philippine Army, on May 26 in Salvacion village, Trento, Agusan del Sur.

NPA-NEMR launched series of military counter-attacks

In the face of the constant attacks of the AFP, PNP and paramilitary forces against the people and the revolutionary forces, especially in the country side of the region, NPA-NEMR launched a series of military counter-attacks to defend the people’s welfare and itself.

The Duterte BBL cannot ultimately guarantee the complete recognition of the Bangsamoro's genuine right to self-determination

Duterte’s supermajority in both the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives passed a version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which will be the basis for the establishment of the the Autonomous Region of the Bangsamoro (ARB) replacing the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

Wage increase is necessary for national economic development

The popular demand of workers for increase in the national minimum wage is just and necessary. The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) should heed the call.

‘Basic reforms must be the cornerstone of an interim peace agreement’

The NDFP – Reciprocal Working Group on Social and Economic Reforms welcomes the reported possible signing of an interim peace agreement. This is a sign of movement in the stalled peace negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.

NDFP warmly congratulates Rev. Rex RB Reyes, Jr.

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) warmly congratulates Rev. Rex RB Reyes, Jr. on his being elected Bishop of the EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINES, Episcopal Church in the Philippines.

Unite to oppose the National ID system

National ID system in the hands of murderous strongman will have dreadful results

Reply to Duterte's threat to kill me

PRRD has repeated so many times the threat to kill me that sometimes I surmise that the expression ¨kill¨ has actually become a term of endearment, as in some American comedies.

NDFP Congratulates the Freedom Road Socialist Organization on its 8th Congress

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) conveys its warmest greetings of revolutionary solidarity to the leadership and membership of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization on the occasion of its 8th Congress.

End martial law! Overthrow the US-Duterte regime!

Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao to mount his war of destruction in Marawi, intensify and extend Oplan Kapayapaan and impose his tyrannical and terrorist rule across the country.

Threat of nationwide martial law persists

Within the so-called Constitutional Commission, there is the drive of certain pro-Duterte elements headed by a retired general to draw up a a draft federal charter that makes easier the declaration of martial law by citing ¨lawless violence¨ or ¨a series of offensives by the New People´s Army¨ as the basis for the declaration of martial law.

Duterte "Noynoying" over US and China saber-rattling

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns the Duterte regime for publicly acting indifferent amid the intensified saber-rattling of the US and China which raises military tensions and increases possibility of dragging the Philippines into the middle of superpower armed conflict.

ILPS condemns massacre of Palestinians by Israel

We condemn in the strongest terms the cold-blooded massacre of unarmed Palestinian protesters by Israeli soldiers on March 14 in Gaza in the run up to the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) on March 15, the day the state of Israel was established in 1948 forcing around 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.

The Bangsamoro and the people of Mindanao continue suffer under grievous conditions

The NDFP-Mindanao stands alongside the Bangsamoro, the Lumad and the people of Mindanao and the country in condemning the atrocities of the US-Duterte regime’s martial rule since its imposition on May 23, 2017, which stemmed from the AFP’s failed attempt to “capture Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon.”

BHB-NCMR Responds to Sabotage of the Resumption of the GRP-NDFP Talks with Military Actions

An NPA force under the Western Agusan del Norte - Agusan del Sur (WANAS) Subregional Command harassed last May 15 the troops of the Philippine National Police - Regional Public Safety Battalion PNP-RPSB in launching combat operations in the mountainous part of Sitio Lamusig, Brgy. Tungao, Butuan City.

The Filipino People Firmly Support the Venezuelan People and President Nicolas Maduro in the Upcoming Presidential Election

The Filipino people firmly support the heroic Venezuelan people and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela led by President Nicolas Maduro in the upcoming presidential election. The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) stands in solidarity with President Nicolas Maduro as the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela again organizes a presidential election as another powerful example of the Venezuelan people's exercise of their inalienable right to choose their rightful leader.

Release Zaldy Cañete expeditiously like NPA releases its prisoners-of-war

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) demands the Duterte regime and its Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to accord humane treatment to and expeditiously release wounded New People's Army Red fighter Zaldy Cañete in the same way that the NPA considers captured soldiers as prisoners-of-war to be treated leniently and prompty released.

STATEMENT ON ELIZALDE CANETE

We, in the NDFP panel for the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations, view with great concern newspaper reports about an NPA leader, Elizalde Cañete, being arrested on May 12 while receiving treatment for wounds in Don Carlos Hospital in the province of Bukidnon.

NPA-NEMR temporarily suspends its tactical offensives on and a few days after the barangay elections

The Regional Operational Command of the New People’s Army – North Eastern Mindanao Region directs all units of the NPA and the People’s Militia under its command to temporarily suspend the launching of tactical offensives against Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and CAFGU forces from May 14 until May 18, 2018.

Regarding reports on backchannel talks

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) urges the media and the public to await official statements on the outcome of informal talks between representatives of the NDFP and the GRP.

Protest US Balikatan war exercises and China missile deployment

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns the 2018 Balikatan joint war exercises between the Philippine and US military forces which violate Philippine sovereignty, heighten the militarization of the Asia-Pacific and drag the Philippines to the rising military tensions between the US and China.

Night of cruel bombing in Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Sur, Mati towns

On April 26, the 1st ID AFP dropped 38 bombs in the coastal towns of Sinacaban and Jimenez in Misamis Occidental in a cruel bombing raid conducted from nine in the evening to around four in the morning the following day.

Campaign guidelines in NDFP areas for candidates of barangay election

On May 14, 2018 the reactionary government of the Philippines will hold another round of the bourgeois elections. Although merely a Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan election, a flood of political promises and money for vote buying is to be expected.

Continuing validity and vitality of Marxism

We are at a crucial juncture in world history, in which the parties and mass organizations of the proletariat and the people are once more avidly studying the teachings of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin and Mao and grasping Marxism, Leninism and Maoism as their theoretical and practical weapons in the resurgence and renewed advance of the world proletarian revolution for national liberation, democracy and socialism against imperialism and all reaction.

Tugon ng NPA-Quezon sa mga pahayag ni Duterte sa pagbisita niya sa Bondoc Peninsula

Parang hinulaan ng rebolusyunaryong kilusan ang walang kakwenta-kwentang talumpati ni Duterte sa pagbisita niya sa Bondoc Peninsula kahapon para mamahagi ng CLOA sa ilalim ng pekeng reporma sa lupa ng reaksyunaryong gubyerno.

NDFP Renders High Honors to Ka Carlos Padolina

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) renders high honors to Carlos Padolina who served the people for some thirty years until he died in a tragic motorcycle accident a few days ago. We convey our heartfelt condolences to his wife Luchie, his sons, Christian Carlo and Enrico Carlo, his parents, family, colleagues and friends.

Planong ipamahagi ni Duterte ng CLOA sa Quezon, vote buying - NPA

Pinapaalalahanan namin si Duterte na maghunos-dili sa pang-aalipusta, pambabastos at pagmumura sa mamamayan ng Quezon. Ang makakaharap niya ay mga maralitang magsasaka na kasalukuyang dumaranas ng gutom dahil sa bagsak na presyo ng lukad at kawalan ng lupa ..

Fulfill the tasks of the worker-peasant basic alliance to win the revolution and build a socialist future

As the country’s largest labor organizations unite on the 115th International Working People’s Day under one banner to strongly protest the imperialist and neoliberal policies of labor contractualization and ‘ENDO’, systematic union busting, suppression of workers’ rights, and the prevailing oppressive working conditions utilized by capitalists, the Pambansang Katipunan ng mga Magbubukid-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (PKM-NDFP) calls on all working class and the peasant masses nationwide to take advantage of the social conditions and wage revolution to overthrow the joint class dictatorship of landlords and big bourgeoisie.

Manggagawang Pilipino, magkaisa at buklurin ang buong bayan!

Kasama ng uring manggagawang Pilipino, at ng masang proletaryo sa buong daigdig, ipinagdiriwang ng Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas (PKP) ang Pandaigdigang Araw ng Paggawa. Bigyang-pugay natin ang mga bayani at martir ng kilusang manggagawa. Gawin nating inspirasyon ang kanilang buhay ng walang pag-iimbot na paglilingkod sa bayan.

CPP applauds Panmunjeom Peace Declaration

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces join the Korean people in applauding and celebrating the historic meeting at Panmunjeom between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in last April 27.

On the AFP's brutal killing of 15-year old Rondi Ondo

The CPP condemns in the strongest terms possible the AFP's Eastmincom for the despicable killing of 15-year old boy Rondi Ondo last Saturday (April 21) in Barangay Astorga, Davao del Sur. Ondo, was with his uncle and cousin collecting coconuts when operating troops of the AFP fired upon them mistaking them for NPA fighters.

Message to the NDFP's 45th anniversary

The New People's Army National Operations Command under the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of the Philippines joins other NDFP allied organizations and the whole Filipino revolutionary movement in extending the warmest revolutionary greetings to the National Democratic Front of the Philippines on its 45th founding anniversary.

NDFP vows to fight for national freedom, democracy and international solidarity as it celebrates 45th anniversary; honors international friends of the Filipino people

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) vowed to persevere until victory in the fight for the people's rights and welfare, national freedom and democracy as it celebrated its 45th year anniversary on April 24.

Mensahe ng Pambansang Katipunan ng Magbubukid sa Ika-45 Anibersaryo ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines

Ipinagbubunyi ng rebolusyonaryong hanay ng Pilipinong magsasaka at manggagawang bukid sa malawak na kanayunan ng bansa ang ika-45 anibersaryo ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines.

Strengthen the NDFP and carry forward the people's democratic revolution!

Message of the Communist Party of the Philippines to its allies…

Palakasin ang NDFP at isulong ang demokratikong rebolusyong bayan!

Gugunitain ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) ang ika-45 na anibersaryo nito sa darating na Abril 24. Nananawagan ang Partido sa lahat ng rebolusyonaryong pwersa ng sambayanang Pilipino na maglunsad ng mga pangkultura at pampulitikang pagtitipon at iba't ibang aktibidad para ipagdiwang ang makasaysayang araw na ito.

Resist and overthrow the fascist US-Duterte regime!

It gives us great pleasure to be with you this afternoon to discuss about our common experiences and struggles against state repression and our common aspirations for social liberation and democracy.

CASER as Lynchpin for Building the People´s Strength in the GRP-NDFP Peace Negotiations

It is widely recognized that the implementation of a comprehensive agreement on social and economic reforms is the lynchpin for achieving a just and lasting peace in the Philippines. It is the second and most important of the substantive agenda in the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations. However, it has proven to be the most difficult to negotiate.

CPP on the arrest of Australian Missionary Patrica Fox

Human rights defenders, including foreigners such as Australian missionary Patricia Fox, are friends of the Filipino people, especially the toiling masses of workers and peasants. They help the people express their aspirations for peace and social justice and expose their grievances amid the brutality and cruelty of the Duterte regime. The people warmly welcome them into their communities, homes and hearts.

NDFP condemns shameful treatment of Sr. Patricia Fox by the Duterte regime

Contemptuously disrespecting the 27 years of dedicated service of Australian missionary Sr. Patricia Fox, 71, who generously helped farmers, indigenous people and other Filipino mass organizations, the Bureau of Immigration arrested and detained Sr. Patricia Fox on April 16.

NDFP condemns the forcible disappearance of NDFP consultant Lora T. Manipis and Jeruel B. Domingo

The NDFP vigorously condemns the forcible disappearance of NDFP Consultant Lora T. Manipis and her husband Jeruel B. Domingo.

Surface NDF Consultant Lora T. Manipis and Jeruel B. Domingo!

The National Democratic Front Far Southern Mindanao condemns the involuntary disappearance of NDF consultant Lora T. Manipis and husband Jeruel B. Domingo who both vanished without trace since February 24, 2018. Witnesses last saw the couple in Kidapawan City and they had not made any contact with their family and comrades since then.

On the possible resumption of peace talks

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) welcomes the possible resumption of the NDFP-GRP peace talks after GRP President Duterte reversed his earlier proclamation terminating negotiations in November last year. The revolutionary forces maintain the policy of openness to negotiations to seek solutions to the roots of the armed conflict.

Ang posibilidad ng muling pagbubukas ng usapang pangkapayapaan

Sinusuportahan ng Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas, gayundin ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan, ang posibilidad ng muling pagbubukas ng usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) at Gubyerno ng Republika ng Pilipinas (GRP).

Resumption of peace talks allows the panels to deal with substantive issues and complaints

The resumption of peace talks between the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels is needed precisely to deal with substantive issues and complaints. In the same round of formal talks, as well as in preceding consultations, the panels can present conflicting positions and subsequently seek to solve the problems on mutually acceptable grounds.

GRP-NDFP Negotations on CASER Is Key to Resolving Armed Conflict

The recent statement of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana referring to the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER) as an example of the NPA’s insincerity show his utmost disregard for the Filipino people’s aspirations for economic development through national industrialization and land reform.

On the question of sincerity in GRP-NDFP negotiations

The NDFP is sincere in engaging in peace negotiations with the GRP in order to obtain comprehensive agreements on social, economic and political reforms to address the roots of the armed conflict and lay the basis for a just and lasting peace in accordance with The Hague Joint Declaration.

Prof. Sison: On the question of preconditions in peace negotiations

The Hague Joint Declaration, framework agreement of the GRP-NDFP negotiations, requires that no side can impose on the other side any precondition that negates the character and purpose of peace negotiations. For instance, the GRP cannot precondition the peace negotiations with the surrender of the NDFP.

On the occasion of the 49TH anniversary of the founding of the New People’s Army (NPA)

On this occasion, we salute and applaud all Red commanders, fighters, political officers and members of the People’s Militia, local guerrilla and self-defense units who have rendered invaluable service to the masses of peasants, workers and the national minorities.

Resolutely fight the brutal and rotten fascist puppet US-Duterte regime! Resolutely intensify the revolutionary armed struggle!

The past year witnessed unrestrained terrorist state violence in the US-Duterte regime’s three wars. The brutal all-out-war of suppression focused against the people and the revolutionary movement. The "anti-drug war" summarily killed around 13,000 ordinary people. And the US-instigated anti-Bangsamoro "war on terror" inflicted total destruction on Marawi City and dislocation of close to half a million people and was used to justify martial law in the whole of Mindanao. The people are rising in anger against these brutalities and their worsening economic hardship due to neoliberal policies and increased taxes for government military spending.

Intensify the people's war against the tyranny and terrorism of the US-Duterte fascist regime

The New People's Army continues to grow steadily as it approaches its 50th founding anniversary. Young Red fighters and commanders from among the peasants, workers and urban intelligentsia make up most of its ranks and infuse it with revolutionary vigor, optimism and courage.

PURSIGIDONG HIUSAHON ANG KATAWHAN UG PAKUSGON ANG ARMADONG PAKIGBISOG ARON PALAGPUTON SA GAHUM ANG PASISTANG REHIMENG US-DUTERTE

Ang National Democratic Front of the Philippines-North Eastern Mindanao Region (NDFP-NEMR) puno sa kadasig sa pagsaludo sa ika-49 nga anibersaryo gikan sa pagkatukod sa Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB) kaniadtong Marso 29, 1969.

A complete view of enabling environment for the conduct of GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

The end of hostilities and disposition of forces are the fourth and last item in the substantive agenda of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations in accordance with The Hague Joint Declaration and must be preceded by the comprehensive agreements on respect for human rights and international humanitarian law (CARHRIHL), on social and economic reforms (CASER) and on political and constitutional reforms (CAPCR).

On the occasion of the 49TH anniversary of the founding of the New People's Army (NPA)

The New People's Army must redouble its effort to fulfil the required steps to advance the people's war towards a higher stage, bringing the Filipino people ever closer to its socialist future ...

Hinggil sa kasalukuyang sitwasyon at sa hinaharap para sa usapang pangkapayapaan

Sunod-sunod ang mahahalagang mga pangyayari sa bansa noong mga nakaraang linggo. Kabilang na rito ang mabilis na pag-usad ng kasong impeachment laban kay Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, pag-abswelto kay Kerwin Espinosa at sa iba pang mga personalidad na umanin na sila ay mga big-time drug lord, paglalagay sa mga aktibista at human rights defenders sa proscription petition o isa umang ‘hit list’ ng Department of Justice (DOJ), ..

Mensahe alang sa ika-49 nga anibersaryo sa Bagong Hukbong Bayan

Karong Marso 29, 2018 ang tanang rebolusyonaryong pwersa sa nagkalain-laing natarang gerilya sa North Eastern Mindanao Region (NEMR) ug sa tibuok Pilipinas magsaulog sa ika-49 nga anibersaryo sa pagkatukod sa Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB).

On the resumption of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations

The best test of sincerity is to maintain sobriety and reasonableness in the peace process, comply with mutually approved agreements and concentrate on the negotiation and forging of agreements on social, economic and political reforms to lay the ground for a just and lasting peace for the benefit of the Filipino people.

On Lorenzana "massive surrender" claims

Lorenzana insists there are now 4,356 "NPA surrenderees". If the "trend of massive surrenders," as claimed by him, continues, there will be close to 10,000 "NPA surrenderees" by mid-year.  So "Congratulations!" are in order for Lorenzana and Duterte, because by June, they would have defeated the NPA at least two times over (based on the AFP's estimate of 3,700 members of the NPA at the start of 2018).

Duterte misrepresents NDFP position in peace negotiations with GRP

GRP President Duterte is misrepresenting the position of the NDFP in peace negotiations by claiming that the NDFP merely wants to impose a coalition government on the GRP, with powers divided between the GRP and NDFP, thus fragmenting the national sovereignty.

NDFP Renders Honor to Fr. Dave Albano, Founding Member of the Christians for National Liberation

Ka Dave Albano was among the founding members of the Christians…

End the hoax of Duterte’s “NPA surrender” shows

If we are to believe claims made by officials of the AFP at the end of 2017 that the NPA is down to 3,700 members, then by simple subtraction, one can conclude that the AFP under Duterte has already accomplished what all previous regimes have failed to do: defeat the NPA.

NDFP Renders Highest Honors to Comrade Alfredo “Ka Bendoy” Merilos

An outstanding revolutionary cadre who served the Filipino people with boundless warmheartedness, Comrade Alfredo “Ka Bendoy” Merilos advanced the Philippine revolution since the time of the Marcos dictatorship until the Duterte regime's troops murdered him a few days ago.

Itaguyod ang karapatang-tao laban sa terorismong estado

Ginugunita ng Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas (PKP), kasabay ng sambayanang Pilipino, mga lokal at internasyunal na organisasyon para sa karapatang-tao at para sa kapayapaan, ang ika-20 anibersaryo ng pagpirma sa Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL).

CPP doubts Ka Owen, friend killed in shootout in Naga

The Communist Party of the Philippines today expressed doubts that Bicol revolutionary leader Joey Fajardo engaged the military and police in a shootout before being killed last March 16 in Naga City. Fajardo, 55, was killed together with Liza Beriso Ocampo, a long-time migrant worker from Dubai, who owned the house where Fajardo was temporarily staying in.