Military on the lookout for ‘permit to campaign’ and ‘permit to win’ extortion schemes

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The military here said they are anticipating any attempt of “permit to campaign” and “permit to win” extortion schemes of alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) during the election period. Major…

Ateneo, La Salle, UST, FEU slam allegations of ‘recruitment havens’ for communist rebels

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), De La Salle University (DLSU), University of Santo Tomas (UST)  and Far Eastern University (FEU) on Sunday denounced the allegations of a top military official where he said…

Centcom chief to NPAs: Surrender guns, choose peace

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lieutenant General Roberto Ancan, commander of Central Command (Centcom), appeals to the Communist NPA Terrorist (CNTs) in Visayas to surrender their firearms and choose peace. This, after five suspected members of a communist-rebel…

Two of three dead suspected NPAs laid to rest in NegOr

Florence Baesa 05/02/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Two of the three suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA), who were killed during an encounter in Barangay Camudlas, Bindoy last April 30,2020, were laid to rest at the…

3 soldiers dead, 4 wounded in Negros Occ. encounter with NPAs

Florence A. Baesa 04/19/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Three soldiers were killed while four others were wounded after soldiers from the 94th Infantry Battalion encountered an undetermined number of NPAs (New People’s Army members) in Barangay Carabalan, Himamaylan City,…

More combat troops from Panay arrive in Bacolod

Florence Baesa 02/29/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — More combat troops from Panay Island have been deployed to Negros Island to help in the military’s combat operations against the Communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the area. This developed after the…

Duterte: Peace with NPAs may come ‘much earlier’

Julie M. Aurelio 02/07/2020

Peace may come earlier than you think, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday, referring to peace talks with communist rebels that have been terminated some two years back. “With the rate that the (New People’s Army, or…

PNP monitoring NPA’s student recruitment ploy

06/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police is monitoring the possible recruitment of students by the New People’s Army (NPA) as school year 2019-2020 kicked off Monday, PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde said. “That is being monitored…

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