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…

Suspected NPA killed in encounter with government troops in Agusan del Norte

Florence Baesa 12/05/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A suspected member of the New People’s Army ( NPA) was killed during an encounter between troops of the 23rd Infantry Battalion (23IB) and suspected rebels in Sitio San Jose, Barangay Durian, Las Nieves,…

57 activists arrested in Negros

Carla P. Gomez 11/02/2019

BACOLOD CITY—Police and soldiers arrested 57 people, including 15 minors, in simultaneous raids on offices of progressive groups in this provincial capital and in Escalante City beginning Thursday night, the eve of All Saints’ Day. Fifty-five were…

Vigilant civilians playing a vital role in fight against rebels in Negros

Florence Baesa 10/10/2019

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental—With the continued help of vigilant civilians, Brigadier General Eric Vinoya, the Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF) Negros, is confident the insurgency problems in Negros Island will be put to an end…

Duterte warns: Expect ‘radical change’ in gov’t war on rebels

Julie M. Aurelio - Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday warned of a “very radical change” in the government’s war on communist insurgency, terrorism and illegal drugs. The President reminded the Armed Forces of the Philippines to end the…

USC alumni basketball: Four teams score lopsided wins

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 08/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The 2011 Sharks got their title campaign in the University of San Carlos North Alumni Basketball Club Mayor’s Cup 2019 off to a rousing start as they beat rivals, 2008 Flyboys, 82-62, on Sunday evening,…

Año to rebels: Lay down arms, gov’t will not abandon you

08/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Interior Secretary Eduardo Año again called on members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) to lay down their arms, saying government will not abandon them unlike the NPA. “The government will never abandon…

Red Vipers, Spartans, Gilas Defenders win in IBP hoops tourney

JONAS PANERIO 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Aniceta Red Vipers, the Spartans and the Gilas Defenders all came away with victories in the 2019 Integrated Bar of the Philippines Basketball League First Conference on Sunday at the Capitol Parish…

Gilas Defenders stay unbeaten in IBP cagefest

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/22/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The Gilas Defenders and the Pañeros kept their spotless records intact after they pulled off convincing victories in the IBP Basketball League 2019 1st Conference last Sunday, July 22, 2019, at the Capitol Parish Gym.…

AFP warns about rebels extorting funds from candidates

Delta Dyrecka Comendador Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rebel groups will take the opportunity to extort funds from the electoral candidates during the election period, according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (AFP-CentCom). Major General Noel Clement, the…

Gov’t soldiers after suspected rebels who fled from Mabinay encounter

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Command (Centcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now conducting a hot pursuit operation against suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) following an encounter with the…

NPA rebels tagged for burning heavy equipment in NegOr

Rosalie Abatayo 01/03/2019

At least 11 heavy equipment owned by a mining company were burned down in Barangay Jandalamanon, Ayungon, Negros Oriental at around noon on New Year’s Day which state forces believe to be the work of the New…

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