No ceasefire ever again – Duterte

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 16:25:19 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has ruled out any ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), saying the government will work to crush communist rebels. The President declared that there will be no ceasefire this Christmas “or ever again.” In his weekly address to the nation late Monday, […]

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NPA not free from blame in Jevilyn Cullamat’s death

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 16:21:33 +0000

Before anything else, we extend our condolences to Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Eufemia Campos Cullamat, whose daughter, Jevilyn, was killed in a skirmish last week between the military and the New People’s Army (NPA). As many have said, no parent should have to endure the death of his or her child. Jevilyn was just 22 […]

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DILG tells PNP to be on full alert vs Reds

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 07:08:31 +0000

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to be on full alert status after the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) ended their ceasefire declaration with the government. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año condemned the communist group for ending its ceasefire declaration […]

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Army dismantles NPA base in Occidental Mindoro

Credit to Author: Roselle Aquino| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 04:12:32 +0000

CAMP CAPINPIN, Tanay, Rizal: Government forces have dismantled the possible headquarters of New People’s Army – Southern Tagalog after a 30-minute firefight on Thursday at Barangay Manoot, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro. According to the Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Battalion, among those items recovered from the site was one M16 rifle, one Cal .38 pistol, eight anti-personnel […]

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PH communist party orders truce amid Covid-19 pandemic

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:33:02 +0000

THE Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Tuesday night declared a unilateral ceasefire amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. Under its ceasefire order, the CPP Central Committee formally declared that the truce would start at 12 midnight on March 26 until 11:59 p.m. of April 15. The CPP declaration came after President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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Sison told: Show patriotism for Filipinos amid Covid-19

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 03:45:50 +0000

MALACAÑAN on Friday urged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Ma. Sison to show his patriotism and work for peace amid the government’s fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the statement after he slammed Sison for calling President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

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Ex-communist leader arrested in Pampanga 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:45:40 +0000

A former official of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) was arrested in Angeles City, Pampanga on Tuesday, police said. Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesman, said Rodolfo Salas alias “Commander Bilog,” 72, was arrested at 5:50 a.m. in his residence at Doña Carmen St., Mountainview, in Balibago. Police served the warrant of arrest to […]

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Move to revive anti-subversion law needs further study – Palace

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:28:03 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The proposal to revive the anti-subversion law needs further study as Malacanang urged parents to educate their children not to join Left-leaning groups that may overthrow the government. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Interior Secretary Eduardo Año’s suggestion to outlaw membership in the Communist Party of the Philippines should be discussed thoroughly. […]

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CPP tells Bato, Albayalde: Country would be worse without student activism

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:38:19 +0000

CPP tells Bato, Albayalde: Country would be worse without student activism

MANILA, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has insisted that the Philippines would be in a far worse situation without student activism, amid claims that progressive groups kidnap and brainwash university students. CPP was reacting to assertions by former Philippine National Police chief and now Senator Ronald dela Rosa and incumbent chief […]

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Claims of state-sponsored killings? Palace says baseless, malicious

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 03:06:13 +0000

Claims of state-sponsored killings? Palace says baseless, malicious

“Baseless and laced with malice” was how Malacañang described Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares’ claims on state-sponsored killings.

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