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NPA owns attacks on mining facilities in Mindanao

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Communist rebels on Wednesday owned Monday’s near-simultaneous raids on two mining facilities in Kiblawan, Davao del Sur, and Columbio, Sultan Kudarat, but were mum about Tuesday’s attack in President Roxas town, North Cotabato, in which five rebels were killed.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NPA rebels attack Apex Mining compound in Compostela Valley

The NPA is the armed unit of the Communist Party of the Philippines, and has been waging an insurgency since 1969. AFP FILE PHOTO

Communist rebels on Thursday attacked a big mining firm in Maco, Compostela Valley, burning vehicles and equipment, police and local officials said.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspected NPA rebels burn nickel firm’s dump trucks


Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned two dump trucks working for a nickel mining company operating in the town of Sofronio Española, southern Palawan Sunday night, police said Monday morning.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

North Cotabato cops blame NPA for burning of 10-wheeler truck

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Police authorities in nearby Matalam, North Cotabato, blamed the New People’s Army rebels for the burning on Tuesday of a 10-wheeler truck near a sand quarry there.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police: Fatal southwest China bus fire was arson

In this Thursday Feb. 27, 2014 photo, firemen sprays water on a burning bus in Guiyang, in southwestern China's Guizhou province. AP

Chinese authorities said Friday that they have identified a person suspected of setting a fire aboard a bus that killed six people and injured 35 others this week in the southwestern city of Guiyang.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »