Writers and artists nominate Joma Sison as National Artist

“The nomination of Jose Maria Sison for national artist for poetry and the essay is moved by recognition of the crucial role he has a played and continues to play in the making of the Filipino community and nation by developing and enhancing the Filipino capacity to understand the Philippine crisis through the poems and the hundreds of essays he has written on the manifold aspects of that crisis,” a part of the nomination entitled “Jose Maria Sison’s Enduring Legacy: People’s Art, People’s Culture” read […]


Duterte and communist rebels express willingness to resume peace talks

The leader of the communist party of the Philippines Jose Maria Sison announced on Tuesday that negotiators from the political arm of his rebel grouping were ready to resume peace talks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, after the Philippine leader appeared to leave the door open for a return to the negotiating table during a speech he made earlier that day. […]


Sison seeks talks on Duterte conditions

Exiled communist leader Jose Maria Sison on Thursday welcomed the possible reopening of peace negotiations, and urged the government and rebel negotiators to formally convene soon to thresh out disputes hampering the resumption of the talks. […]


Sison brands resumption of peace talks necessary

DAVAO CITY – Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison said the resumption of the peace talks between government (GRP) and National Democratic Front is necessary to thresh out substantive issues and deal with the complaints and expressed confidence they can achieve a “substantial success.” […]