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After 2-yr absence, rebels back in Aurora

Aurora province’s insurgency-free status, which the military had declared more than two years ago, was put to test after a clash erupted between government soldiers and communist rebels on Thursday.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

AFP hunts NPA raiders in Mindoro using air, sea and ground patrols


A week after New People’s Army rebels attacked the police station in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro, government forces are still looking for the raiders using ground, air and sea patrols.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mindoro town cop chief fired after NPA attack

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The police chief of the remote town of Paluan in Occidental Mindoro province was sacked after an investigation showed that he was nowhere to be found when New People’s Army (NPA) rebels stormed his police station on Friday and left two policemen and a soldier dead.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

NPA attacks Mindoro police station, takes mayor hostage

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At least 50 members of the New People’s Army attacked a police station in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro, Friday afternoon, killing a police officer and a soldier and fleeing with the town’s mayor and another official as hostages.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Drilon pet project foes tagged as rebels


Members of an indigenous people’s group in Panay, who are opposing the construction of a dam in Iloilo, are among those charged with rebellion in connection with an armed clash in Capiz more than a year ago.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »