Kim Jong Un ready to hold talks with Japan’s Abe ‘at any time’

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he is ready to hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe “at any time”, as Tokyo eyes tentative steps towards normalizing bilateral ties. Mr Kim conveyed this to…

Duterte to resume talks with Reds if….

Inquirer.net 04/03/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said that he would resume talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as long as the New People’s Army (NPA) stops its series of attacks and collection of “revolutionary taxes.”…

Duterte is open to hold talks with Church heads

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/14/2018

THE Duterte administration is willing to have a dialogue with Church leaders. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday said this as he echoed the willingness of President Rodrigo Duterte to enter into a dialogue with Catholic Church…

Trump to consider exploratory talks

Inquirer.net 11/13/2017

US-PH FREE TRADE AGREEMENT US President Donald Trump will “consider exploratory talks” on a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Philippines following a bilateral meeting on Monday, according to Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. Lopez told…

MAO BA?

Editorial 09/01/2017

JUSTICE Couple Surlito and Alane Sinugbohan were shot to death by unidentified assailants inside their home in Badian town, Cebu, on Thursday night as they were having dinner with their children. As the Badian police ruled out…

Kevin Kwan talks about his writing process and his books’ rich characters

Marc Eric Cosep 08/26/2017

BOOK lovers are in for a special treat today at Kevin Kwan’s book signing event by National Book Store at the Sky Wing of SM Seaside City Cebu. This will be the first time Kris Aquino, who has a…

Treachery amid talks

Editorial 07/24/2017

The communist New People’s Army (NPA) and its political affiliates the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Democratic Front (NDF) must have overestimated its appeal to the public when it chose to stage an…

AFP ready should peace talks fail

Calvin Cordova 07/20/2017

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines-Central Command (AFP-Centcom) expressed readiness for any eventuality that may occur following the cancellation of the back-channel talks between the government peace panel and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National…

MALACAÑANG CANCELS TALKS WITH REDS

AFP, Inquirer.net 07/19/2017

The peace initiatives involving the scheduled back-channel talks with the communist rebels were canceled on Wednesday, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said. The back-channel talks by the government peace panel were supposed to take…

Brgy polls should proceed – Davide

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/17/2017

AS TALKS about another possible postponement of this year’s upcoming barangay elections continues, the province’s top officials weigh-in on the issue. Gov. Hilario Davide III said that he heard reports that along with the supposed postponement of…