‘MYLES IS NOT A REBEL’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/08/2018

Climbing the mountains and immersion in hard-to-reach communities were nothing new to 21-year-old Myles Albasin. But the mass communication graduate of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu was never in any rebel activities, contrary to what…

6 alleged NPA rebels arrested after military encounter in Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, King Anthony Perez 03/03/2018

MABINAY, NEGROS ORIENTAL- Military forces captured six alleged New People’s Army (NPA) members after a firefight ensued between the military and the rebels in Barangay Luyang, Mabinay town, Negros Oriental, at 2 a.m., Saturday. Recovered from the…

‘Lumad’ teacher tagged as NPA rebel freed from jail

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inquirer.net 12/15/2017

A SCHOOL teacher in a lumad (indigenous peoples) community in southern Mindanao was recently released from jail after a trial court in Compostela Valley province dismissed the double murder and frustrated murder filed against her. Amelia Pond,…

Mao ba?

Editorial 11/02/2017

DIGONG’S PROMISE Many netizens reacted strongly on President Duterte’s announcement that he will offer houses and jobs to communist rebels who surrender to the government. Daryl Alonzo wrote, “If that’s the case, then let’s all become part…

Joma: ‘Duterte is No. 1 drug addict’

Inquirer.net 07/30/2017

  President Rodrigo Duterte, as the country’s “No. 1 drug addict,” should be the “most fitting target” of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in its violent crackdown on illegal drugs, Jose Maria Sison, founder of the Communist…

Water crisis hits Syrian capital as gov’t troops attack valley

01/05/2017

BEIRUT — Residents of Damascus are scrambling for clean water after the government attacked rebels holding the city’s main source in a nearby valley, leading to an accidental outage that has stretched on for nearly two weeks.…

Abu Sayyaf earned $7.3 M from kidnappings — report

10/28/2016

Abu Sayyaf pocketed at least P353 million ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the year and have turned to abductions of foreign tugboat crewmen as military offensives restricted the militants’ mobility, a…

Beef up security, businesses urged

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/24/2016

A business group in Cebu urged their members to immediately report to authorities questionable personalities amid the reported presence of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf in Cebu. (Related story : Police monitor Abu Sayyaf presence in Cebu)…

Top Abu Sayyaf commander captured near airport

AP 06/11/2014

MANILA — Philippine army troops and police on Wednesday captured a top Filipino commander of the Abu Sayyaf extremist group who is on the U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists and has acknowledged receiving al-Qaida funds to finance…

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