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Tiamzons claim captors took P1.5M from them

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

Captured communist leaders Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma, claimed military and police personnel made off with some P1.5 million in cash intended for victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda when they were arrested in Cebu last month.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New terms given for resumption of talks with communists

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Deles: New terms. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government will restart peace talks with the communists only if both sides have a “doable and time-bound agenda.”

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Love of pets gave Tiamzons away

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The pets of Communist Party of the Philippines chairman Benito Tiamzon and his wife Wilma were presented to the media on Thursday at the Central Command in Cebu. The pets were with the couple during their arrest on March 22.

The military has adopted two dogs and a cat belonging to captured communist leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon, saying they can be turned into “peaceful pets.”

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino leaves door open to peace talks with NDFP

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President Benigno S. Aquino III.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Aquino on Monday said the arrest of Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma, dealt a “serious blow” to the communist movement but left the door open for the resumption of peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: Tiamzons were ‘in charge’

Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma Austria, both members of the Communist Party of the Philippines’ Central Committee, were the ones “in charge,” according to government intelligence sources before their arrests on Saturday. FILE PHOTOS

Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma Austria, both members of the Communist Party of the Philippines’ Central Committee, were the ones “in charge,” according to government intelligence sources before their arrests on Saturday.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

2 soldiers killed, 3 wounded in North Cotabato clash

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Days after communist rebels attacked a military detachment and the police headquarters in Matanao, Davao del Sur, two government forces were killed while three others were wounded in a firefight in North Cotabato on Saturday.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

With NPA’s strength, peace talks an option for next president–Sison

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Exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder, Jose Ma. Sison. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Whoever will succeed President Aquino in 2016 should seriously consider the resumption of the aborted peace negotiation between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), the self-exiled founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said Monday.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NPA still the most potent threat–AFP

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The longest-running communist insurgency in Asia remains the “most potent internal security challenge” to the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the military said on Friday.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7 soldiers, 2 others wounded in NPA encounter in Agusan Sur

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Nine people were wounded, seven from the Army, in an ambush by New People’s Army in Agusan del Sur on Thursday.

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

NPA asked to give up ‘fruitless insurgency’ of over 65 years

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines called on the Communist Party of the Philippines and its New People’s Army to give up their armed struggle, calling it a “fruitless insurgency.”

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Attack of gov’t forces continue despite truce – CPP

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Government forces continue to conduct offensive military operations against communist New People’s Army rebels despite the 26-day ceasefire declared by President Benigno Aquino III, according to the Communist Party of the Philippines.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military chief dreams of truce for eternity

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A ceasefire for eternity.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PNP to stop turning cops into sitting ducks in fitness tests

The Philippine National Police may do away with physical fitness tests in combat zones, at least for older policemen, and instead require them to undergo executive medical examinations to spare them from rebel attacks, Director General Alan Purisima, PNP chief, said here on Thursday.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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