The Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) successfully concluded another round of talks after both panels signed a joint statement highlighting agreements on major agenda points on 25 January 2016 in Rome, Italy.

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‘I am pleased that representatives of the Philippine Government and the communist movement NDFP are now meeting for a new round of talks. Despite challenges along the way, the parties have shown great willingness and dedication over the last six months to work for peace, after almost 50 years of conflict. One reflection of this is that the ceasefires that were announced in August have held unti...

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila will be closed on the following dates in line with the holidays this December:

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Filippinske myndigheter melder at supertyfonen Lawin (internasjonalt kjent som Haima) vil komme inn over land ved Cagayan/Isabela i løpet av de neste 24 timene. Det kan forventes svært kraftig vind og nedbør, samt stormflo, flom og jordras over store deler av nordlige Luzon.

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Folkehelseinstituttet har kommet med et reiseråd for Filipinene. Bakgrunnen for reiserådet er utbruddet av zikafeber/zikavirus på Filipinene. Blant annet frarådes gravide å reise til Filipinene.

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StreetLight Philippines founder Erlend Johannesen received the 2016 Presidential Award for outstanding foreign individuals from Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte at the Malacañan Palace on 19 December 2016.

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The new center of the Norwegian NGO Bridge Builder was inaugurated in its new location in Parañaque City, Manila, on 21 October 2016.

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The Philippine government (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) successfully conclude another round of negotiations after both parties signed the joint statement 9 October 2016 in Oslo, Norway. The conflict between the Government and the communist movement has lasted for 47 years, and peace negotiations have been held intermittently for 30 years. Norway has been a...

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‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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