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You don't have territory in PH, Duterte to Reds

You don’t have territory in PH, Duterte to Reds By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA — Communist terrorists do not have the right to assert ownership over areas they develop as their lairs, President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday. Duterte issued the statement, as he slammed the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) armed wing, the New People’s Army … Continue reading

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IPs to int’l community: ‘Help save our culture, youth from dying’ By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Armed with the mission to save their culture and the next generation of their tribes, eight leaders of Filipino indigenous people (IP) appealed to the members of the European community to stop funding the front … Continue reading

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Court orders arrest of Joma, wife, 36 others over New People’s Army ‘purging’

Court orders arrest of Joma, wife, 36 others over NPA ‘purging’ By Gigie Arcilla  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Exactly five days before the commemoration of the Inopacan massacre in Leyte by surviving families whose loved ones were among the hundreds of victims killed in a mass execution perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) … Continue reading

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Philippines to file complaint before EU, Belgium on funding Communist Party of the Philippines fronts

PH to file complaint before EU, Belgium on funding CPP fronts By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine government is set to file a formal complaint before Belgium and the European Union (EU), which will also request them to stop funding alleged fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army … Continue reading

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Radical reds hinder nationalism, economic growth: NYC chief

Radical reds hinder nationalism, economic growth: NYC chief By Ma. Teresa Montemayor MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — National Youth Commission (NYC) Chairman Ronald Cardema said on Sunday that he is campaigning for “unity and nation-building” and not advocating against youth militants. Cardema made this comment after Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao on Friday criticized his leadership … Continue reading

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Suspected CPP-NPA leader nabbed in Bacolod

Suspected CPP-NPA leader nabbed in Bacolod By Nanette Guadalquiver   BACOLOD CITY (Philippines News Agency) — A suspected leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) was arrested in this city over the weekend. Authorities identified the suspect as Isidro “Gesnar” Castillo, 66, of Barangay Pahanocoy here. Castillo, who had a warrant of … Continue reading