President Rodrigo Duterte is uncertain if peace talks with communists can be restarted considering their demand for a coalition government.
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The goal of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) to overthrow President Rodrigo Duterte only shows that they are truly enemies of the state, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said.
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Just a day after a Davao journalist received a death threat for allegedly being a Communist, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed he knows of journalists who are Communists.
Senator Risa Hontiveros assailed President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year, saying Duterte is emulating former President Ferdinand Marcos.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communist rebels.
The government and the communist rebels have forged a joint ceasefire agreement but will not yet automatically silence their guns.
Government forces will be waging an all out war against the New People's Army now that the peace talks have been scuttled and a ceasefire is no longer in place, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Tuesday (Feb. 7).
President Duterte has superb PR skills with a "master at emotive politics" following his decision to scrap the peace talks with communist rebels, said former Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello.
President Duterte has asked freed communist rebel leaders to return to the country and surrender to authorities following the setbacks in the peace negotiations.
President Duterte has had enough of the insincerity of the communist rebels in peace negotiating table.
Militant rights advocates are optimistic nearly 20 peace consultants of the National Democratic Front will be released
A ceasefire between the government and communist rebels is still possible, once both sides resume peace negotiations in August, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.