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Posts Tagged ‘New People’s Army (NPA)’

Gov’t upholds ‘no negotiation policy’ as kin call for abducted soldiers’ release

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 02:12 PM | No Comments
BUTUAN CITY, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has intensified its pursuit operations against members of New People’s Army (NPA) in Agusan del Sur who abducted government...

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...

REPASO 2018: Dengvaxia scare, communist terrorism and the Martial Law

Posted on Tuesday, 1 January 2019 01:31 AM | No Comments
  The trauma of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine has caused the government the public’s trust to its other vaccination programs. Measles cases in the country soared by more than 300%...

Hot pursuit operation launched vs. abductors of gov’t troopers in Agusan Del Sur

Posted on Thursday, 20 December 2018 03:54 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday (December 20) confirmed that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) already launched a hot pursuit operation against the abductors...

5 NPA members surrender in Bukidnon

Posted on Monday, 26 November 2018 02:47 PM | No Comments
BUKIDNON, Philippines – Five members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to military authorities of the 8IB, PA based in Bukidnon. The returnees identified only by their aliases Lucas,...

96 former NPA rebels in Surigao return to gov’t fold

Posted on Monday, 12 November 2018 05:18 PM | No Comments
  Around 96 former members of the New People’s Army from Surigao surrendered to the government amid ongoing localized peace talks. Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año led the...

1 soldier killed in clash with NPA in General Nakar, Quezon

Posted on Tuesday, 6 November 2018 10:27 AM | No Comments
  RIZAL, Philippines – The Public Affairs Office of the 2ID Philippine Army in Camp Capinpin released a report Monday (November 5) of the military’s two separate encounters with the...

Two NPA leaders in Samar surrender to authorities

Posted on Wednesday, 31 October 2018 10:14 AM | No Comments
  SAMAR, Philippines – Two high ranking officials of the New People’s Army (NPA) recently surrendered to authorities of the 2nd Eastern Samar Provincial Mobile Force Company of the Philippine...

Duterte warns Reds to stop pestering communities

Posted on Thursday, 25 October 2018 03:59 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte issued another stern warning against the New People’s Army (NPA) and its allied forces. The Chief Executive said he is determined to mobilize...

PNP assures strength in view of possible NPA terror attacks

Posted on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 03:58 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed on Tuesday (October 23) that the New People’s Army (NPA) is brewing a number of terror attacks possibly to be...