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AFP, PNP vow relentless efforts to crush NPA

AFP, PNP vow relentless efforts to crush NPA

MANILA — The military and the police on Wednesday vowed to undertake relentless efforts in compliance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to wage an all-out war against the communist terrorist group New People’s Army (NPA). “We are engaging the New People’s Army all out — employing and utilizing all its resources in a focused, surgical,...

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AFP to conduct more intel ops vs. NPA hit squads

AFP to conduct more intel ops vs. NPA hit squads

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will beef up intelligence operations to foil New People’s Army (NPA) hit squads from attacking off-duty military personnel. This was disclosed by AFP spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo in a message to reporters Monday. “While it still remains an idea (to form a unit tasked to hunt or...

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MILF chair Murad visit to bolster ties with AFP, gov’t

MILF chair Murad visit to bolster ties with AFP, gov’t

The visit of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Monday will further cement the group’s trust in the government and military. Murad’s visit to Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters is also the first, AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato told reporters Sunday. “It’s...

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Beware of groups recruiting students Army tells parents, schools

Beware of groups recruiting students Army tells parents, schools

The Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Division has issued a warning to parent and schools to monitor groups mobilizing students to join mass actions and recruiting them to become New People’s Army (NPA) cadres. Maj. Gen. Noel Clement, commander of the 10th ID, on Sunday confirmed there are individuals in Davao personally recruiting students for mass...