Philippines

Terrorism, insurgency continue to disrupt public order: PRRD

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Duterte. (Presidential Photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday lamented that terrorism and insurgency remain a threat to public order amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Speaking before troops in Jolo, Sulu, Duterte said terror groups and the communist movement have done nothing but disrupt progress … Continue reading

Philippines

Reds non-declaration of holiday truce ‘immaterial’: AFP spox

Reds non-declaration of holiday truce ‘immaterial’: AFP spox By Priam Nepomuceno   AFP spokesperson, Marine Maj. Gen. Edgard Arevalo. (File photo) MANILA – Whether the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) declares a ceasefire or not during the Yuletide season is “immaterial”, a military official said. “It’s immaterial whether the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) declares a … Continue reading