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article imagePhilippine govt, Communist rebels sign ceasefire deal

By AFP     Aug 26, 2016 in World

The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.

"This is a historic and unprecedented event ... (but) there is still a lot of work to be done ahead," President Rodrigo Duterte's peace adviser Jesus Dureza said during the signing ceremony in Norway, which is mediating the talks.

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