Entries by Kodao Productions

GRP-NDFP audio information plugs

LISTEN to these audio information plugs on the peace process between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. What is its history?  What benefit is it to the people? What can the Filipino people do to support the peace negotiations?

Datu Jemboy Mandagit: A Warrior Datu for peace

A special report by Raymund B. Villanueva WARRIOR Datu Jemboy Mandagit was among the leaders of the 40,000-strong rally outside the House of Representatives summoned by President Rodrigo Duterte for an audience with him after his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). Like tens of millions of Filipinos, the young Warrior Datu thought change would finally […]

Benito and Wilma Tiamzon walk free from detention

Benito Tiamzon and Wilma-Austria-Tiamzon thanked the Filipino people and the New People’s Army after their release this afternoon from the Philippine National Police Custodial Center at Camp Crame. They also thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for ordering their release to enable their participation as National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultants in its formal peace talks […]

13 consultants free; 6 others remain in detention as talks fast approaches

THIRTEEN National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultants have been released while six others are still in detention as the resumption of the formal peace talks fast approaches. Since August 15, Ma. Concepcion Araneta-Bocala; Ariel Arbitrario; Renante Gamara; Alan Jazmines; Alfredo Mapano; Tirso Alcantara; Kennedy Bangibang; Eddie Genelsa; Ruben Saluta; and Adelberto Silva […]

NDFP consultants eager to participate in talks

NINE National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultants who have been freed since Monday are eager to participate in the formal negotiations with the Duterte government on Monday. In an impromptu press conference in Quezon City last night, the nine said their liberty, albeit temporary, is proof that both parties are sincere in resuming the talks.

BREAKING NEWS: More NDFP consultants walk free

National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultants Alan Jazmines, Tirso “Ka Bart” Alcantara, Renante Gamara and Ernesto Lorenzo were released on bail this afternoon at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City. Simultaneously, Alfredo Mapano, another NDFP consultant, was released on bail this afternoon from the Misamis Oriental provincial jail.

Martial Law victims file petition vs Marcos burial as hero

Martial Law victims filed a petition before the Supreme Court yesterday opposing President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Cemetery of Heroes). The petitioners said that the Philippines will be a laughing stock of the rest of the world if a president it ousted in 1986 for […]

STREETWISE: Why peace talks hang in the balance

Streetwise By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Why peace talks still hang in the balance And so it has come to this.  After stoking such high expectations about the resumption of peace talks between the  Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and what the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)  considers the top “security threat” in […]