Dozens of young and senior activists gathered in Utrecht, the Netherlands on 15 February to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Philippines’ First Quarter Storm of 1970 – a series of massive and nationwide protest actions against the looming Marcos fascist dictatorship, producing an entire generation of revolutionary cadres who have victoriously built the CommunistMore
Will Duterte scrap all military agreements with the US? It is difficult or even impossible to believe that Duterte would scrap all military agreements with the US, including the Mutual Defense Treaty, Mutual Logistics and Support Agreement and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement.
The VFA notice of termination takes effect after 180 days. The peopleMore
The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has long been irrelevant in the peace process. It has lately been very vocal in opposing the resumption of the peace negotiations, thereby negating the very title of its office, becoming the office againstthe peace process.More
I welcome the desire for resuming peace negotiations, as expressed by Senator Go on behalf of President Duterte, But it is best for the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels toMore
National Security Adviser Hermogenes C. Esperon, Jr. and Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. recently weighed in on the possible resumption of peace talks between the Philippine government (GRP)More
Once more I wish to express warmest greetings of solidarity to the First Quarter Storm Movement and my congratulations for the successful preparations directed by the FQS@50 Coordinating Committee forMore
Political and constitutional reforms are part of the substantive agenda of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations. This has long been established in the The Hague Joint Declaration of 1992 which setMore