Syria rebels give up Ghouta in major win for regime

AFP 04/12/2018

Rebels in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta surrendered their heavy weapons and their leader left the enclave, a monitor said Thursday, signalling the end of one of the bloodiest battles of Syria’s seven-year war. The Syrian flag was raised…

6 alleged rebels test negative for gunpowder residue

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/20/2018

CEBU CITY—The six persons tagged as communist rebels and arrested by the military in Mabinay town, Negros Oriental last March 3 tested negative for gunpowder residue. The results of the paraffin tests conducted by Negros Oriental Provincial…

Myles’ parents seek release of daughter, 5 others tagged as ‘rebels’

Ador 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 not involved in any rebel activities contrary to…

UP CEBU GRAD, 5 OTHERS CAPTURED IN NEGROS

Benjie Talisic, Carla Gomez, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/03/2018

SUSPECTED NPA REBELS Six suspected communist rebels — among them a young graduate of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu and two minors — were captured following an encounter with government troopers in Mabinay town, Negros…

10 alleged NPA rebels torch truck in Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic 02/22/2018

A hauler truck used for carrying sugarcanes was blocked and burned by alleged members of the New People Army (NPA) in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental on Thursday afternoon. According to Samuel Barnayha, 37, he was transporting the…

Martial law Christmas

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/21/2017

Cagayan de Oro City—The last time I visited the City of Golden Friendship martial law was in effect but somehow, with the exception of the presence of mobile checkpoints, one could hardly feel any tension caused by…

Duterte to NPA rebels: Surrender, get houses, jobs

Inquirer.net 11/01/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte made a fresh call to the communist rebels to surrender as he vowed to “continuously” talk to them even though the fifth round of talks collapsed. Duterte issued the statement at a press briefing…

Spartans crush Rebels for 2nd win; Cavaliers bag first in IBP hoops

PR 10/24/2017

THE Spartans earned their second win in four games while the Cavaliers finally barged into the win column in last Saturday’s resumption of the 2017 IBP basketball league at the Capitol Parish gym. Power rookie Oliver Moeller…

PRO-7 eyes rebels

Nestle L. Semilla 10/03/2017

ASIDE from its role in the region’s war against drugs and criminality, police officers under the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) are also ordered to focus on insurgency issues particularly in Negros Oriental. Chief Supt.…

ATTACKS STAGED BY SUSPECTED NPA REBELS IN THE VISAYAS SINCE 2015

CDN Research 07/22/2017

OVER the last two and a half years, while it seemed like skirmishes involving state forces and the New People’s Army in the Visayas had died down, there were actually nearly a dozen such incidents. None, however,…

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