By Nikko Dizon
The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday said its troops targeted Abu Sayyaf leader Furuji Indama and not the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the ongoing military operation in Basilan that has left two soldiers and 18 others dead, including four MILF fighters.
By Frances Mangosing
The military in the Visayas denied on Wednesday the accusation of human rights group Karapatan that its forces were responsible for the missing companion of the arrested top communist leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon.
By Bong Lozada
Deaths continue to pile up three days after government forces clashed with the Abu Sayyaf group in Basilan.
By Orlando B. Dinoy
Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels raided the house of Mayor Jimmy Joyce of Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occidental on Sunday morning, carting away firearms.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Sunday lambasted the President Benigno Aquino III’s administration, claiming it should not rely on the United States to defend Philippine territory and modernize the military.
By Bobby Lagsa
Thirteen of the 72 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who surrendered to the military in Cagayan de Oro City were children, while a number of them were minors when they joined the insurgency, the military said, adding that this showed the communists were fielding child soldiers in its war to establish a Maoist government in the Philippines.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) told the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) not to use the recently signed Bangsamoro peace agreement as its propaganda tool, after the latter released a statement cautioning the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to be “vigilant” against government “machinations.”
The civilian ship reportedly blocked by Chinese coast guards on Saturday managed to reach its destination and resupply the provisions of the BRP Sierra Madre that was stationed at the Ayungin Shoal, the military said.
As it congratulated its armed group the New People’s Army (NPA) during its 45th founding anniversary, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) claimed it could increase its armed forces to 25,000.
By Ramon Tulfo
How could Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), who got an average grade of 98 percent (he got a grade of 100 percent six times), have lied about his tardiness which led to his dismissal?
By Allan Nawal and Williamor Magbanua
A non-government organization working for children has accused the military of abducting a 14-year-old boy in Magpet, North Cotabato, and later presented him to be a child combatant of the New People’s Army.
By Marlon Ramos
Follow the light. The military said on Wednesday the historic signing of the peace agreement on Thursday (Mar. 27) between the government and Moro rebels was a “beacon” for communist insurgents to return to the negotiation table.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
What is the purpose of the taunting? A militant group posed the question to the Armed Forces of the Philippines after it made a “taunting remark” against the New People’s Army saying they have captured their top leaders just in time for the NPA’s 45th founding anniversary on March 29.