Palace, NPA declare ceasefire this Christmas

The Philippine government and the CPP-NDF NPA rebels will be declaring a 19-day ceasefire in time for the Christmas season, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process announced Friday. The traditional holiday ceasefire will take effect on December 16, 2010 until January 3, 2011.

In his Twitter posts, ABS-CBN reporter RG Cruz quoted presidential adviser on the peace process Teresita “Ging” Deles as saying that the ceasefire is “unilateral on both sides.”

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Here is RG Cruz' report posted on his blog.