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PALACE WELCOMES JOMA SISON’S SUPPORT FOR POPE FRANCIS


MANILA, Philippines — Any message of support for Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines is welcome news.
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/115768/palace-welcomes-joma-sisons-support-for-pope-francis/

That was Malacañang’s response to Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Ma. Sison’s statement that it was not true that the New People’s Army was against the pontiff’s visit to the country.

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JOMA SISON DENIES NPA OUT TO HARM POPE FRANCIS DURING PH VISIT


by Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Inquirer.net
12:43pm
Tuesday, December 16th 2014
MANILA, Philippines — Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Ma. Sison has expressed support for Pope Francis and his visit to the Philippines in January next year.
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/115697/joma-sison-calls-pope-francis-progressive-dismisses-papal-visit-threats/

MANILA, Philippines — Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Ma. Sison has expressed support for Pope Francis and his visit to the Philippines in January next year.

“Pope Francis was chosen to solve the problems within the Church. The church people know this very well. They know he is progressive-minded,” Sison said during a web conference at a forum held at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila on Saturday (Dec. 13).

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JOSE MARIA SISON’S LATEST BOOK
LAUNCHED IN THE NETHERLANDS


Detention and Defiance Against Dictatorship, the latest book of Jose Maria Sison, was launched on December 3, 2014 at the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Information Office in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The book contains Sison’s selected writings while in detention in 1977-1986 during the notorious Marcos dictatorship.

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PHILIPPINE DEFENCE PACT BOOSTS US INFLUENCE


Jose Maria Sison, the exiled leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines, and one of the top opponents of the deal told Al Jazeera that the agreement practically reopens the US bases in the country.

“The US military bases shall be practically re-establlished under the guise of facilities built on Philippine military grounds, with the Filipino military personnel practically serving as perimeter security guards and with the Philippine government sharing the costs,” he said.

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JOMA’S RESPONSE TO PNOY


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WHY JOMA SISON SUPPORTS PHILIPPINES’ CASE VS CHINA


ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted at 04/05/2014 2:46 AM | Updated as of 04/05/2014 2:46 AM

MANILA – Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison on Friday said the Philippine government is right in filing a case against China before the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

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PH OPEN TO RESUMING PEACE TALKS WITH COMMUNIST REBELS


By Nestor Corrales
INQUIRER.net
9:09 pm | Friday, February 21st, 2014
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/579670/ph-open-to-resuming-peace-talks-with-communist-rebels

MANILA, Philippines—The Aquino government is open to resuming peace talks with the communist rebels, Communications Secreatry Herminio Coloma Jr. said Friday.

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GOV’T SEEKS NORWAY’S HELP TO RESUME PEACE TALKS WITH LEFTIST REBELS


(philstar.com) | Updated February 21, 2014 – 10:00pm

http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/02/21/1293178/govt-seeks-norways-help-resume-peace-talks-leftist-rebels

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The Philippine government said today that it has sought the assistance of Norway to determine how peace negotiations with leftist rebel group Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) can move forward.

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PALACE TO CLARIFY SISON’S OFFER TO MEET PNoy


By Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News
Posted at 02/21/2014 3:58 PM | Updated as of 02/21/2014 3:58 PM
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/02/21/14/palace-clarify-sisons-offer-meet-pnoy

MANILA – Malacañang said it is keeping its options open in pursuing peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) while it clarifies with the Norwegian facilitator the “parameters” of Jose Maria Sison’s offer to meet with President Aquino.

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JOMA WILLING TO MEET PNoy, TALK PEACE


Report by Danny Buenafe, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau
Posted at 02/21/2014 3:45 PM | Updated as of 02/21/2014 7:02 PM
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/02/21/14/joma-willing-meet-pnoy-talk-peace

To view video clip of the interview, please click on the link below:
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/video/global-filipino/02/21/14/joma-sison-willing-revive-peace-talks-pnoy-admin

UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison is willing to revive peace talks with the Aquino administration.

He is even open to meet with President Aquino, similar to what the latter did in meeting Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim in Tokyo almost three years ago.

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