Philippines

IP leaders retell CPP-NPA ‘deceptions’ in Malacañang

IP leaders retell CPP-NPA ‘deceptions’ in Malacañang By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Indigenous Peoples (IPs) leaders on Wednesday retold their stories on the ‘’deceptions’’ of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) against the residents of far-flung communities in the Philippines. In a press briefing in Malacañang following … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte raises bounty anew for capture of cops’ killers to P5-M

PRRD raises bounty anew for capture of cops’ killers to P5-M By Jelly Musico  MANILA  (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has increased anew the bounty for the capture ‘dead or alive’ of those who killed four police personnel in Ayungon, Negros Oriental from PHP3 to PHP5 million, Malacañang announced on Wednesday night. “We … Continue reading

Philippines

Los Angeles county Filipino-American exec vows to share Indigenous Peoples leaders’ stories

LA county Fil-Am exec vows to share IP leaders’ stories By Gigie Arcilla   LOS ANGELES, California (Philippines News Agency) – A Filipino American (Fil-Am) Cerritos City official admitted he was moved by the stories of indigenous peoples’ (IPs) leaders and vowed to share them after meeting with him at the City Hall here on July … Continue reading

Philippines

Central Luzon declares Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army ‘persona non grata’

Central Luzon declares Reds ‘persona non grata’ CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) 3 has declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) as ‘persona non grata’ in Central Luzon. This was among the several resolutions issued by the RTF-ELCAC III at … Continue reading

Philippines

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
Philippines

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
Philippines

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

Philippines

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