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5 NPA rebels dead in Abra clash–Army official


Members of the 41st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army killed five members of the New People’s Army in Abra Thursday morning, an Army official said.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cops arrest 2 UP graduates in Nueva Ecija for communist links

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A team of policemen and soldiers on Saturday arrested two University of the Philippines (UP) graduates who have joined the Kabataan and Anakbayan party-list groups for their alleged links to communist rebels in the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Military chief optimistic of communist insurgency’s defeat

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Retired Gen. Emmanuel Bautista .  PHOTO from AFP Public Affairs Office

Armed Forces chief General Emmanuel Bautista says he is leaving the military service with high hopes that the communist insurgency, which dates back to the late 1940’s, will finally be defeated.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP wants Tiamzons evicted from Crame jail

Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army chief Benito Tiamzon (left) and his wife, Wilma (right).  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines–As it prepares for the impending arrest of three senators charged with plunder, the Philippine National Police (PNP) is seeking to eject alleged communist leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon from its detention facility. But a Manila court hearing the multiple murder case against the Tiamzons denied Wednesday the PNP’s motion to have the couple transferred to a regular […]

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Military ready to use force vs NPA if needed

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

Following the release of a group of surveyors, the Armed Forces of the Philippines vowed to intensify its crackdown against the communist rebels.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »