Bello to NPA: Stop arson attacks before talking peace

MANILA – Efforts to revive peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels will not succeed if the New People’s Army does not stop committing acts of arson, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Tuesday. The NPA torched P65 million worth of heavy equipment in 3 far-flung villages in Davao City on Black Saturday and … Continue reading Bello to NPA: Stop arson attacks before talking peace

AFPRESCOM Change of Command Ceremony

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – Lieutenant General Salvador Melchor Mison Jr. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Vice Chief of Staff, hands over the Command Symbol to Colonel Rolando Rodil PA(MNSA) as he assumes duty as Acting Commanding Officer of the AFP Reserve Command (AFPRESCOM) during the “Change of Command with Retirement Ceremony” on Tuesday, … Continue reading AFPRESCOM Change of Command Ceremony

Davao attack shows NPA lack of concern for dev’t, economic growth

MANILA — The New People’s Army (NPA) latest torching of engineering equipment used in constructing the Davao Bypass Road Callawa in Buhangin, Davao City clearly shows the rebel group’s lack of concern for national development and economic growth. This was stressed by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bienvenido Datuin in a … Continue reading Davao attack shows NPA lack of concern for dev’t, economic growth

6 NPA rebels in Mindanao SURRENDER

Post from: Civil Relations Service, AFP The surrenderees will be given government aid through the Comprehensive Local Integration Program with Php 15, 000 financial support, another Php 50,000 for livelihood and a remuneration for the surrendered firearm. They are: Rolando, Gilbert and Longking Kanakan, Leo Bakat, Artem Turunan and Biboy Indofo under the New People’s … Continue reading 6 NPA rebels in Mindanao SURRENDER

Army Commander to Frank Fernandez: We didn’t force the NPAs to tell the truth, you forgot to instruct them to lie

Post from: we support AFP Army Commander to Frank Fernandez: We didn't force the NPAs to tell the truth, you forgot to instruct them to lie [2018-03-09] CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan Capiz – Brigadier General DINOH A DOLINA, Commander of the Army’s 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division slammed the NDF-Negros spokesman Frank Fernandez for accusing the Army … Continue reading Army Commander to Frank Fernandez: We didn’t force the NPAs to tell the truth, you forgot to instruct them to lie

Army: 6 NPA members, including UP student and 2 minors, nabbed in Negros

Post from: Peace 88.3 FM The military on Saturday said it had arrested six suspected New People's Army members, including a former University of the Philippines (UP) student and two minors, in Mabinay, Negros Oriental. Captain Eduardo Precioso Jr., spokesperson of the Philippine Army's 3rd Division, said the suspected NPA members were arrested in Barangay Luyang … Continue reading Army: 6 NPA members, including UP student and 2 minors, nabbed in Negros