Gains of the peace talks in 6 months

By Manila Today Staff Reposted from: We list the work and the achievements of the Government of the Philippines’ (GRP) panel under President Rodrigo Duterte and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Peace Panel from the resumption of formal talks in August 2016 up to January 2017. These efforts and achievements should[…]

CPP-NPA declaration terminating the unilateral ceasefire

The August 28, 2016 unilateral declaration of interim ceasefire issued by the Central Committee of the CPP (CPP-CC) and the National Operations Command of the New People’s Army (NPA–NOC) is hereby terminated. The Negotiating Panel of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) shall be given notice today of this termination by the[…]


The Negotiating Panels of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), together with their respective delegations of negotiating bodies, consultants, advisors, resource persons, cooperators and staff successfully held the third round of formal talks in Rome City from January 19 to 25, 2017.  The[…]

NDFP opening speech for 3rd round of peace talks

OPENING SPEECH FOR THE THIRD ROUND OF TALKS IN ROME 19 January 2017 By Fidel V. Agcaoili Chairperson Negotiating Panel of the NDFP Your Excellencies from the Royal Norwegian Government and the Government of Italy, Dear Countrymen in the Negotiating Panels and Delegations of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National[…]

GRP-NDFP Joint Statement, signed during the October 6-9 peace talks

  The second round of the Formal Peace Talks between the GRP and the NDFP was successfully held from October 6 to 9, 2016, through the kind facilitation of the Royal Norwegian government in Oslo, Norway. This Joint statement was signed during the closing ceremonies embodying the current status of the negotiations: (1) Releases: after[…]

New NDFP peace panel chair: ‘Release all political prisoners’

Opening Statement 6 October 2016 Fidel V. Agcaoili NDFP Peace Panel Chairperson Oslo, Norway   Magandang hapon sa ating lahat! This opening statement will be brief. As the newly-appointed Chairperson of the NDFP Negotiating Panel, I intend to pursue the policies of the revolutionary movement on the peace negotiations as ably carried out by my[…]