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Duterte renews call for communists to surrender

By Azer Parrocha   SURRENDER. President Rodrigo Duterte returns to Manila a day after Christmas to meet with selected members of his Cabinet along with infectious disease experts in Malacañang Palace on Dec. 26, 2020. Duterte renewed his call for communist rebels to surrender, saying their leaders had no more “ideological setup in their minds.” (Presidential photo by … Continue reading

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Reds in no shape to celebrate 52nd anniversary: AFP chief

By Priam Nepomuceno   AFP chief-of-staff Gen. Gilbert Gapay (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is in no shape to celebrate its 52nd founding anniversary following a series of political and tactical setbacks, the chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said. “The CPP-NPA (New People’s Army) and … Continue reading

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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

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Duterte says no ceasefire with Reds ‘ever again’

Duterte says no ceasefire with Reds ‘ever again’ By Jelly Musico   Photo courtesy of NPA/Mitchell Maduro MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte said he will not declare a ceasefire “ever again” with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) for the rest of his term. “There will be no ceasefire … Continue reading

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Not red-tagging, we are identifying you, President Duterte to Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army fronts

Not red-tagging, we are identifying you, PRRD to CPP-NPA fronts By Azer Parrocha  GRAND CONSPIRACY. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang Park, Manila on Nov. 30, 2020. Duterte said … Continue reading

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Commies extort P300-M annually from telcos: ex-NPA member

Commies extort P300-M annually from telcos: ex-NPA member By Benjamin Pulta   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Communist terrorist groups (CTG) collect up to PHP300 million annually through extortion from telecommunication companies in the country, a former member said on Tuesday.  “If there is one single (group that has) mafia-style single extortion machinery, it is the CPP … Continue reading

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Filipinos learned lessons of martial law: Palace

Filipinos learned lessons of martial law: Palace By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Monday rejected the claim by human rights group Karapatan that the country is currently experiencing a “de facto martial law” under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte. In a virtual presser, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the situation under … Continue reading

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Badoy to resign if Makabayan solons condemn CPP-NPA-NDF

Badoy to resign if Makabayan solons condemn CPP-NPA-NDF By Filane Mikee Cervantes   PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Marie Badoy. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Lorraine Marie Badoy said Friday she would heed the calls of Makabayan lawmakers to resign if they would publicly condemn the atrocities of the Communist Party of the … Continue reading

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Groups slam CPP-NPA atrocities anew, Joma’s book on revolution

Groups slam CPP-NPA atrocities anew, Joma’s book on revolution By Lade Jean Kabagani   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) —Anti-communist groups denounced the longstanding violence and atrocities committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) and its allies as they staged a protest anew in front of the Dutch Embassy in Makati … Continue reading

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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