By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
After President Aquino belatedly approved the proposed extension of Christmas ceasefire up to January 15, the communist-led National Democratic Front of the Philippines recommended to the Communist Party of the Philippines to also declare the extension of its own truce period.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday declared an 18-day suspension of military operations (Somo) against communist insurgents, from midnight of Dec. 16 up to 1 a.m. of Jan. 3, according to the AFP public information office.
By Nikko Dizon
The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Saturday declared an 18-day Suspension of Military Operations (Somo) against communist insurgents, the military’s public information office said.
By Matikas Santos
Newly installed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Lieutenant General Jessie Dellosa on Thursday declared an 18-day suspension of military operations (SOMO) against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) starting Friday.
By Frances Mangosing
Despite the one-day suspension of offensive military operations (Somo) on Wednesday, two from the government side were abducted and killed by suspected communist rebels in Davao City, a military officer said Thursday.