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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Joma ridicules Duterte’s localized peace talks with NPA

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:59:31 +0000

Joma ridicules Duterte's localized peace talks with NPA

CPP founding chair Jose Maria Sison throws shade at President Duterte for failing to negotiate with a “real commander” in localized talks.

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Palace: Duterte still open to peace talks with Reds

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 21:31:25 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest plan to create a new five-member government peace panel was proof of his openness to talk with the communist insurgents, even if he had previously rejected the idea.

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8 Army troops hurt in clash with NPA in Misamis Occidental

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 03:57:03 +0000

PAGADIAN CITY — Eight soldiers from the Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Battalion (IB) were slightly wounded in a clash with the New People’s Army in Barangay Nueva Vista, Don Victoriano, Misamis Occidental shortly before midnight on Wednesday, reports reaching here today said.

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PNP honors 8 cops wounded in clash with NPA in Mountain Province

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:49:19 +0000

8 cops wounded in PNP-NPA clash in Baguio get medal

MANILA, Philippines — Eight police officers who were wounded in skirmishes with communist rebels in Mountain Province were duly commended and honored in Baguio City on Tuesday.

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NPA kills soldier, 6 more wounded in battle in Lanao Sur

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:32:57 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Communist insurgents killed an Army soldier and wounded six more in ferocious clashes in Lanao del Sur, one of five provinces under the Muslim autonomous region in the Southern…READ

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NPA owns up to abducting 3 people in Oriental Mindoro

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 17:30:17 +0000

CITY OF CALAPAN – The New People’s Army (NPA) assumed responsibility for the brief “arrest” of three people, including a village chief, in Bansud town in Oriental Mindoro province on Friday evening. On Sunday, Madaay Gasic, spokesperson of Lucio de Guzman Command of NPA-Mindoro identified Peter Delos Santos, Malo village chair, and village police chief […]

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