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NPA surrenderees to be given own lands

Posted on Friday, 8 February 2019 02:25 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte wants former members of the New People’s Army (NPA) who have returned to the government fold to be included in the next land distribution...

Police recover NPA’s anti-tank IED in Surigao del Sur

Posted on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 12:19 PM | No Comments
A tip from a rebel returnee led the Philippine National Police (PNP) to uncover an anti-tank improvised explosive device (IED) buried by the rebel group, New People’s Army (NPA) along...

Kin of NPA captives want to halt AFP ops in Caraga for safe release of hostages

Posted on Monday, 28 January 2019 04:54 PM | No Comments
It has been over a month since the abduction of Corporal Erick Manangan, Private First Class Darlino Carino Jr. and 13 members of the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU)...

Authorities warn of disqualification, imprisonment for candidates funding NPA

Posted on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 02:40 PM | No Comments
BUTUAN CITY, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in CARAGA region warn election hopefuls against giving in to extortion ploys of...

Army recovers firearms, ammo after NPA clash in Negros Oriental

Posted on Monday, 21 January 2019 05:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Soldiers from the Philippine Army’s 302nd Brigade recovered various weapons and paraphernalia from members of the New People’s Army (NPA) after encountering the rebel forces in Brgy. Tacpao,...

AFP not reciprocating Reds’ 5-day ceasefire declaration

Posted on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 06:26 PM | No Comments
The military is not inclined to recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte to suspend the military offensive operations against the communist rebels this holiday season. This is despite the Communist Party...

NPA’s holiday ceasefire a sham — Año

Posted on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 03:53 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The unilateral ceasefire declared by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is meaningless and for propaganda only, according to Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año....

More than just a holiday truce, gov’t seeks permanent truce with the NPA — Malacañang

Posted on Tuesday, 4 December 2018 05:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with his Cabinet may include the reported recommendation of the defense department not to declare a holiday truce with the communist rebels or...

Indigenous leaders seek probe into alleged rights abuses by NPA rebels

Posted on Monday, 3 December 2018 06:51 PM | No Comments
The leaders of the indigenous people (IP) of Mindanao have united to form a resolution that calls on authorities to investigate the continuous human rights violation committed by the Communist...

Duterte mulls over formation of own hit squad vs NPA rebels

Posted on Wednesday, 28 November 2018 04:00 PM | No Comments
    BOHOL, Philippines — In his speech last night at Camp Raja Sikatuna in Bohol,President Rodrigo Duterte said he is considering forming his own hit squad to combat the...