By Danilo Adorador III
The government and the National Democratic Front have agreed on a five-day ceasefire for the release of four policemen seized by communist rebels during an attack on a police station in the town of Alegria in Surigao del Norte on July 10, the provincial governor said Monday.
Two days after communist guerrillas attacked Manobo tribal warriors in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, the New People’s Army confirmed that they suffered heavily in the firefight.
The military has said it provided the intelligence report that warned of terror attacks in this city, which Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II and Mayor Rodrigo Duterte had discussed last week.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
What was supposed to be a celebration of peace turned awry after some leftist groups clashed with the Muslims along the Mendiola Bridge in Manila Thursday morning.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Arrested communist leaders Benito and Wilma Austria Tiamzon cannot invoke the Joint Agreement of Safety and Immunity Guarantee (Jasig) to escape arrest, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Monday.