Ambassador Marciano Paynor, Jr. said the cancellation of the event was recommended by the ASEAN Committee on Security.
New People’s Army
The Western Command (WESCOM) Headquarters here has confirmed early Friday afternoon the clash between government peacekeepers and armed rebels in Bataraza, southern Palawan.
Why not pursue peace talks at the level of regions where communist insurgency is a known problem?
Supposed violations by the Armed Forces of the Philippines are hampering a bilateral ceasefire agreement between the government and the National Democratic Front, the communist New People's Army claimed.
Despite an indefinite ceasefire to facilitate peace talks, the military continues to conduct offensive operations in Sorsogon, the New People's Army claimed.