By Christian V. Esguerra
The government on Sunday refused to release two top officials of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma, who were arrested on Saturday, further dimming prospects of reviving peace talks with the largest rebel group in the country.
Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma Austria, both members of the Communist Party of the Philippines’ Central Committee, were the ones “in charge,” according to government intelligence sources before their arrests on Saturday.
By Delfin Mallari Jr.
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has assailed the conviction of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant Eduardo Sarmiento, calling his 40-year prison sentence “cruel.”
By Juan Mercado
Contrast is a compelling tutor. Compare the track records of talks for peace by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). Both were intractable insurgencies. In Sultan Kudarat, MILF, World Bank and UN signed Fasttrac or Facility for Advisory Support for Transition Capacities. Based in Cotabato City, this three year [...]
By Marlon Ramos
Ranking officials of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) are divided over the imposition of permit to campaign fees by its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), on candidates for the May elections, the Philippine National Police said Monday.
Communist rebels on Monday ambushed two military trucks in Tubungan town, wounding at least three soldiers and two civilians.
By and Dona Pazzibugan
, Delfin Mallari Jr.
, Inquirer Southern Luzon
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Sunday vowed to intensify attacks of its military wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), against state security forces to compel the government to talk peace with the insurgents.
By Tarra Quismundo
He’s the revolutionary on the night shift, working past midnight to check on the news from home and stay in touch with comrades from halfway around the world. On other days he’s playmate to a 3-year-old, taking his turn at the slide in the playground.
By DJ Yap
, Dona Pazzibugan
So what if the United States may be dipping its finger in the peace process? The secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) should understand the Muslim insurgents’ perspective on the peace talks. Reacting to a CPP statement suggesting that the United States had exerted pressure on President [...]