AFP to CPP-NPA: Surrender those involved in Masbate landmine attack

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) should surrender their troops who were responsible for the landmine attack in Masbate province which killed two, including Kieth Absalon, a football…

8 suspected rebels killed in Guihulngan encounter

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least eight suspected communist-rebels were killed in a firefight with soldiers in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental last Tuesday afternoon, March 23. Major Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson of the 3rd Infantry Brigade of…

Alleged former cadres claim Bakwit schools formed by CPP-NPA to gain sympathy, funds

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men from Mindanao, who claim to be former cadres of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), have alleged that the Lumad Bakwit School is a facade of “a large…

Disastrous propaganda or brazen intimidation?

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 02/01/2021

Professional members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police must be cringing in embarrassment after witnessing blunder upon blunder being committed by their organizations. First, the AFP made a list of University…

‘Coordinated inauthentic behavior’

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/27/2020

Last Sept. 22, the head of Facebook’s Security Policy — Nathaniel Gleicher — announced that, following a thorough investigation, Facebook took down two separate networks for violating FB’s policy on “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” One of them is…

4 ‘CPP-NPA officials’ arrested in Kabankalan, NegOcc

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four high-ranking officials of the Communist Party of the Philippines- New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were arrested by the 15th infantry battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday, July 10,…

Enough with ceasefire! CPP-NPA junks UN, Makabayan call for ‘humanitarian pause’

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) announced that the ceasefire order for the New People’s Army (NPA) would end on Thursday, despite calls from left-leaning lawmakers and the United Nations (UN) for a…

Saint Bernard arrest: Farmer accused of killing 15 people nabbed

Jani Arnaiz 04/11/2020

SAINT BERNARD, Southern Leyte, Philippines – A 76-year-old farmer, who is allegedly among the members of the CPP-NPA terrorist group accused of murdering 15 comrades in May 1985, was arrested on April 9, 2020 in Saint Bernard…

EO 70 a huge factor in campaign against insurgency in Central, Western Visayas

Florence Baesa 12/18/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–The government is gaining in its campaign to end insurgency problems through Executive Order No. 70, which aims to address root causes of insurgency through the Whole-of-Nation approach and the creation of the National…

Human Rights Day a fitting reminder of NPA’s violations on minors, says 4ID commander

Florence Baesa 12/10/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—As Human Rights Day is observed on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, Major General Franco Nemesio Gacal, commander of the 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division, continues to slam the  recruitment of minor combatants by the New…

Palace blasts CPP-NPA’s 50 years as a ‘failed rebellion’

Inquirer.net 12/26/2018

Manila, Philippines — The five decades-long insurgency of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) is a “failed rebellion,” Malacañang declared, as the nation’s Maoist movement celebrates its 50th anniversary on Wednesday. “The 50 years…

Hunt on for CPP-NPAs with arrest warrants

Morexette B. Erram, Therese Mae Alegado 12/08/2017

New Centcom chief appeals to rebs: Return to folds of law The hunt is on. Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) chief, said on Friday that the police would conduct manhunt…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.