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Armed Forces Philipppines condemns New People’s Army attack on Oriental Mindoro power plant

AFP condemns NPA attack on Oriental Mindoro power plant By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday strongly condemned the latest atrocity of the New People’s Army (NPA) when rebels torched and destroyed heavy equipment, vehicles and other facilities of the Santa Clara Hydro Power Plant … Continue reading

Marines hunt down NPAs in Sultan Kudarat ambush
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Marines hunt down NPAs in Sultan Kudarat ambush

Marines hunt down NPAs in Sultan Kudarat ambush By Edwin Fernandez CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao (Philippines News Agency) — The military, backed by police, has launched a manhunt against communist rebels who ambushed government forces in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat on Thursday morning. Major. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID), said two … Continue reading

Family of ex-rebs reunites, sets new beginning this Christmas
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Family of ex-rebs reunites, sets new beginning this Christmas

Family of ex-rebs reunites, sets new beginning this Christmas By Marilyn Galang  FORT MAGSAYSAY, NUEVA ECIJA (Philippines News Agency)– The first day of the Christmas season in Philippine Catholic Church is a day of another beginning for Rachel Galario, a former amazon of the New People’s Army. She and her former communist partner have been reunited … Continue reading

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Duterte calls Joma Sison as having ‘bankrupt mind’

Duterte calls Joma Sison as having ‘bankrupt mind’ By Bill Visaya SANTA ANA, Cagayan (Philippines News Agency) — Calling communist leader Jose Maria Sison as having a “bankrupt mind,” President Rodrigo Duterte lambasted the Communist Party of the Philippines founder for reportedly pushing insurgents in the country to become “robots.” In his Monday speech at … Continue reading