Candidates told not to give in to NPA extortion demand

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Candidates told not to give in to NPA extortion demand 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is urging politicians running in the May 2016 elections not to give in to the New People's Army (NPA)'s extortion demand.

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4 soldiers wounded in clash between Army, NPA in Bukidnon

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4 soldiers wounded in clash between Army, NPA in Bukidnon 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 21 –- An alert Army patrol foiled a rebel attack in a mountain village in Bukidnon on Sunday, but four soldiers were wounded in the ensuing firefight, the military reported Monday.

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60-year-old man killed in rebel attack in Camarines Norte

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 60-year-old man killed in rebel attack in Camarines Norte 

MANILA, June 16 — A 60-year-old man was killed when three unidentified New People's Army (NPA) rebels fired at a temporary patrol base at Barangay Alayao, Capalonga, Camarines Norte Tuesday morning.

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3-day 'Summer sa Samar' launch concluded

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3-day 'Summer sa Samar' launch concluded 

CATBALOGAN SAMAR, April 22 — The three-day familiarization tour to tourism-ready destinations in Samar has concluded on Tuesday with the local government raising optimism that the province will be included in future travel plans.

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NPA tax collector gunned down by fellow rebels for non-remittance of revenue

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on NPA tax collector gunned down by fellow rebels for non-remittance of revenue 

LEGAZPI CITY, March 2 — A 44-year-old active member of the New People's Army (NPA), who collected revolutionary tax for the movement, was gunned down by his companions at about 12 noon Monday at Barangay Lourdes, Pilar, Sorsogon.

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Families of central Negros massacre victims still calling for justice after 2 years

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Families of central Negros massacre victims still calling for justice after 2 years 

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 29 — Families of victims and survivors of the ambush-massacre perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Puso, La Castellana, Negros Occidental two years ago are still seeking justice.

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Caraga regional police says personnel were ‘abducted’ not ‘POWs’

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Caraga regional police says personnel were ‘abducted’ not ‘POWs’ 

BUTUAN City, Jan 8 — The Caraga Regional Police Office 13 insists that their personnel who are now in the hands of the New People's Army (NPA) rebels were victims of abduction and not prisoners of war or POWs.

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Police blame NPA in burning of heavy construction equipment

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Police blame NPA in burning of heavy construction equipment 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Dec. 9 -– Police here have identified the men behind the burning of four heavy equipment of a private construction company working on a road project beside Mt. Apo, the country’s highest peak, police said Tuesday.

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Church, military bury remains of unknown rebel

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on Church, military bury remains of unknown rebel 

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan De Oro City, Dec. 2 — Military and church officials on Tuesday jointly buried an unknown rebel whose skeletal remains were recovered in the mountain trails of Bukidnon two days ago.

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Central Command ready to help PNP in securing Pope Francis during Tacloban visit

December 1, 2014 by · Comments Off on Central Command ready to help PNP in securing Pope Francis during Tacloban visit 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 30 (PNA) — The Cebu City-based Central Command on Sunday announced that all its forces are ready to assist the Philippine National Police (PNP) in securing Pope Francis, who is expected to visit Tacloban, this coming January 2015.

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