Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation 

KORONADAL CITY, June 17 –- Police and military authorities here have been placed on heightened alert for possible retaliatory attacks from communist rebels after a clash with government forces Friday morning that left two rebels killed.

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Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation 

KORONADAL CITY, June 17 –- Police and military authorities here have been placed on heightened alert for possible retaliatory attacks from communist rebels after a clash with government forces Friday morning that left two rebels killed.

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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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Armed group threatens media against covering CCP anniversary

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Armed group threatens media against covering CCP anniversary 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 26 — An armed group based in Mindanao threatened members of the media who will cover the 47th Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) anniversary today, Dec. 26.

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Former 'NPA rebel' surrenders to authorities in Negros Oriental

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Former 'NPA rebel' surrenders to authorities in Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 10 -– A self-proclaimed former member of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) has surrendered to the 79th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army based in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental.

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Military fetes 21 gun-salute during burial of town mayor in Butuan City

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Military fetes 21 gun-salute during burial of town mayor in Butuan City 

BANCASI, Butuan City, Oct. 29 – The volley of 21-gun salute broke the sepulchral silence of the graveyards as the bodies of Loreto town Mayor Dario Otaza and his son Daryl were laid to rest here Wednesday.

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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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Trooper hurt during NPA clash in Davao Del Norte

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Trooper hurt during NPA clash in Davao Del Norte 

MANILA, July 15 — While on security patrol, a trooper from the 68th Infantry Battalion was shot and wounded during an encounter with New People's Army (NPA) bandits at Sitio Bagang, Barangay Palma Gil in Talaingod town, Davao Del Norte Thursday morning.

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Army troops pursue NPA rebels after clashes in south Negros Oriental

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army troops pursue NPA rebels after clashes in south Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 16 -– Philippine Army troops continue to pursue suspected members of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) following two sporadic clashes early this week at Barangay Talalak in Sta. Catalina town, Negros Oriental.

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NPA weapon seized during Davao Del Sur clash

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on NPA weapon seized during Davao Del Sur clash 

MANILA, May 5 — Troopers from the 73rd Infantry Battalion have recovered New People's Army M-16 automatic rifle and a magazine during a 30-minute encounter in Sitio Busao, Barangay Mangulibas, Jose Abad Santos town, Davao Del Sur Monday afternoon.

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