Cebu Daily Newscast: Who was Hannah Jay Cesista, the Bar Passer killed in Bohol clash?

CDN Digital 02/26/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, February 26, 2024. Who was Hannah Jay Cesista, the Bar Passer killed in Bohol clash?…

Police continue to verify identity of ‘lawyer’ killed in Bohol encounter

Emmariel Ares 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police are validating the identity of a woman who was one of the fatalities of an encounter that happened in Bilar town in Bohol province on Friday morning. In a phone interview on…

Bohol encounter: Police on full alert following clash with ‘NPA fighters’

Emmariel Ares 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bohol encounter on Friday between government forces and NPA rebels has put the province’s entire police force on full alert status.  Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO) Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Norman Nuez said…

Reds declare 2-day holiday ceasefire, a first in 4 years

Delfin T. Mallari Jr, Dexter Cabalza 12/24/2023

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) ordered its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), to lay down its arms for two days, from 12:01 a.m. on Christmas Day to 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 26, to…

Bohol still a peaceful place to stay, says Aumentado

Doris C. Bongcac 09/09/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The armed encounter, that killed six suspected members of the New People’s Army in Bilar town in Bohol province on September 7, was an isolated case. Governor Erico Aris Aumentado said the provincial…

2 of 6 alleged NPA fighters killed in Bohol clash identified

Emmariel Ares 09/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Two of the six alleged fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA), who were killed during an encounter with Task Group Bohol of the Philippine Army in Bohol province on Thursday morning, September…

Soldier held, then shot dead by alleged NPA rebels in Occidental Mindoro — Army

John Eric Mendoza 04/28/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A soldier, who was on his way home, was held and blindfolded before he was fatally shot by alleged members of communist New People’s Army in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, the Philippine Army (PA)…

NPA rebels in Visayas continue to weaken, says Army official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — NPA rebels in the Visayas continue to weaken in the face of unrelenting operations by government troops in the region. Major General Benedict Arevalo, the acting commander of the Visayas Command (VisCom), confirmed…

Firefight between police, suspected rebels reported in Guihulngan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) confirmed that a firefight between police officers and suspected members of the communist rebels occurred last Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. …

PRO-7 chief orders probe over killing of RMFB personnel in Negros Oriental

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has ordered the Bayawan City Police Station in Negros Oriental to conduct a hot pursuit operation against the perpetrators who shot…

VISCOM lauded for successful anti-insurgency campaign, disaster response

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines applauds the significant accomplishments of the Visayas Command in its various campaigns. Now the challenge is how to sustain their gains…

‘NPA member’ killed in encounter with gov’t troops in Santa Catalina, Neg Or

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An alleged member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed in an ‘encounter’ with government troops in Sitio Tamusi, Barangay Talalak in Santa Catalina, Negros Oriental on Friday, July 1, 2022. In…

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