Rebels fire no shots, take AK-47s in raid on power firm guards

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:44:23 +0000

npa Dela Rosa: 513 minors recruited by NPA ‘neutralized’ in last two decades

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Without firing a shot, New Peoples Army (NPA) rebels pulled off a swift raid on the security outpost of Minergy Power Corp. in Balingasag town Misamis Oriental on Monday (Aug. 19). Lt. Col. Anthony Derilo, Army 57th Infantry Battalion commander, said the rebels took five AK-47 rifles; a radio and hundreds of […]

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Group: Anti-Subversion Act revival will revive its ‘horrors’

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:43:26 +0000

Group: Anti-Subversion Act revival will revive its ‘horrors’

Reviving the “dead” Anti-Subversion Act would only revive the “horrors” it had when it was first promulgated, a group composed of lawyers and law students said Saturday.

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2 NPA hitmen, 1 Cafgu, 1 civilian dead in Eastern Samar firefight

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 03:42:49 +0000

2 NPA hitmen, 1 Cafgu, 1 civilian dead in Eastern Samar firefight

TACLOBAN CITY — A former militiaman, two suspected communist rebels, and a civilian were killed in a firefight and subsequent operation on Friday afternoon in Sulat town, Eastern Samar. Juancho Basad, a former member of the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu) and his companion Winifredo Guballo succumbed to bullet wounds in their bodies. The […]

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Village chief gunned down in Leyte town

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:09:24 +0000

gun shot dead killed

TACLOBAN CITY –– A village chief in Hilongos town, Leyte province was shot dead by four alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) on Thursday afternoon. Juan Loquias, 43, chair of Barangay San Antonio, was with his father-in-law and other companions to cook shrimp in the village when the attack happened. The suspects reportedly […]

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Año to rebels: Lay down arms, gov’t will not abandon you

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 03:37:19 +0000

Año to rebels: Lay down arms, gov’t will not abandon you

MANILA, Philippines – Interior Secretary Eduardo Año again called on members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) to lay down their arms, saying government will not abandon them unlike the NPA. “The government will never abandon you as they [communists] did,” Año said in a statement on Friday. “That is the harsh truth. Walang […]

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2 Cafgu members die in clash with NPA in Abra

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 08:50:36 +0000

PNP: Attack on N. Samar police station part of NPA anniversary 'activities'

BAGUIO CITY – Two members of the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu) were killed after suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels attacked a Cafgu detachment in Abra province on Thursday morning. The communist rebels allegedly assaulted at dawn, prompting Cafgu members to exchange gunfire in Sitio Mong-ol, Maguyepyep village of Sallapadan town in Abra. […]

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Return of Anti-Subversion Act defended, assailed

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 21:20:23 +0000

DILG: Calls to emergency hotline 911 now free for select telcos

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año wants to revive the antisubversion law, saying it would effectively end the 50-year communist insurgency by cutting off the funds that come from legal organizations allegedly being used as fronts by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP). “It can’t be […]

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PH Army: 5 rebels wounded in Camarines Sur clash

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 02:56:04 +0000

LEGAZPI CITY –– Five suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were wounded in an encounter with Army soldiers at a remote village in Caramoan town in Camarines Sur on Tuesday. Major Ricky Aguilar, public affairs chief of the 9th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army, said the soldiers were on patrol when they had a […]

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Año cites EO to support police presence in schools

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:22:56 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año in a statement on Sunday cited an executive order that he said could be invoked to increase police visibility in schools “infiltrated” by communist rebels.

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Army, NPA clash even in casualty figures

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:00:55 +0000

CAGAYAN DE ORO—Communist guerrillas and government soldiers clashed anew in the boundaries of Lanao del Norte and Bukidnon provinces early on Sunday (Aug 11). The military said two rebels were killed. But New People’s Army said it suffered no casualty and successfully repelled soldiers who had tried to penetrate rebel territory. The rebels had safely […]

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