DILG to probe candidates with campaign materials in NPA-infested areas

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 08:29:48 +0000

The DILG will investigate candidates whose campaign materials are distributed openly in areas held by the New People’s Army (NPA).

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After polls, DILG to file cases vs local officials financing NPA

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 04:07:21 +0000

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Thursday it will be filing charges after the elections against incumbent

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Militant groups dared to condemn Red ‘atrocities’

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 21:02:07 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Unless suspected front groups for communist insurgents publicly condemn alleged atrocities committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), the Armed Forces of the Philippines will consider them complicit. At a press briefing on Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, spokesperson for the […]

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Gov’t army in Eastern Visayas OK with local peace talks

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 06:03:21 +0000

The military in Eastern Visayas is in favor of localized peace talks with members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front-New People’s Army (CPP-NDF-NPA).

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Lacson urges gov’t to exclude Sison from talks with Reds

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:37:55 +0000

Lacson urges gov’t to exclude Sison from talks with Reds

MANILA, Philippines — The government should focus on holding peace talks with rebels who do not listen to Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison as this could be more productive, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Tuesday.

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Ex-rebel bares communist group getting campaign fees from candidates

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 06:05:52 +0000

A former member of the communist-led New People’s Army (NPA) warned that there are candidates, including those running for a Senate seat in the 2019 elections, who are shelling out millions of pesos to pay for “campaign fees” for them to get endorsements from leftist organizations.

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Ilocos declares NPA persona non grata

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:18:45 +0000

Ilocos declares NPA persona non grata

DAGUPAN CITY — Saying communist rebels have “raped and pillaged the country,” the Ilocos region councils on peace and order and development have declared the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), as persona non grata (unwelcome person).

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Ex-colonel in ‘shabu’ smuggling inquiry tapped for peace talks

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 23:16:04 +0000

The retired military colonel who was linked to the P6.4-billion shipment of “shabu” (crystal meth) that slipped past the Bureau of Customs in 2017 has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as head of an office in charge of the government’s shift to localized peace talks with the communist insurgents.

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