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Former Rebels see E-CLIP as their ‘hope to start a new life’

Former Rebels see E-CLIP as their ‘hope to start a new life’

The hope to start a new life with their families fueled the desire of 96 former members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) to finally surrender to the government. And through the benefits under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) awarded to them here in a ceremony organized by the...

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QCPD files raps vs. NDF consultant, 2 others

QCPD files raps vs. NDF consultant, 2 others

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) has filed charges against National Democratic Front (NDF) consultant Vicente Ladlad and two others who were nabbed in a raid early Thursday. In a statement Sunday, Chief Supt. Joselito T. Esquivel Jr., QCPD director, said illegal possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives were filed against Ladlad, Alberto Villamor and...

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14 NPAs, 105 supporters surrender in Zambo Sur

14 NPAs, 105 supporters surrender in Zambo Sur

Fourteen New People’s Army (NPA) rebels and 105 supporters surrendered and condemned the NPA in a rally Friday in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, officials said. Lt. Col. Jonathan Obena, the Army’s 44th Infantry Battalion (44IB) commander, said the group of NPA rebels and supporters surrendered Friday in the municipality of Bayog, Zamboanga del...

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CPP-NPA Terrorists Surrenders in Surigao del Sur

CPP-NPA Terrorists Surrenders in Surigao del Sur

Two (2) Communist Party of the Philippines – New Peoples’ Army terrorists (CNTs) of Guerilla Front Committee 14 (GFC14) voluntary surrender to 75th Infantry MARAUDER Battalion (75IB) at Brgy Sto Niño, San Agustin, Surigao del Sur at 12:00PM, Saturday, November 03, 2018. One of the surrenderee was identified as Alias Undoy, 21 years old, single...

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IPs seek legal aid from PRRD; to file raps vs. CPP-NPA

IPs seek legal aid from PRRD; to file raps vs. CPP-NPA

A group of indigenous peoples (IPs) on Thursday met with President Rodrigo Duterte and presented four resolutions, including one seeking legal assistance for the filing of appropriate charges against the communists and their founding leader Jose Maria Sison. The meeting between the 31 IPs representing at least eight tribes from Mindanao and Duterte took place...

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President Duterte receives resolutions from Lumad Groups

President Duterte receives resolutions from Lumad Groups

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Thursday, November 8, formally received the resolutions made by the indigenous peoples from different tribes of Mindanao. During his private meeting with the different members of the Lumad Groups at the Malacañang Golf (Malago) Clubhouse, he was presented with the following resolutions: “A resolution requesting President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, through...

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NDF consultant, 2 others nabbed in QC raid

NDF consultant, 2 others nabbed in QC raid

Police and military operatives arrested a consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and two others in a raid in Quezon City before dawn Thursday. In a press briefing at the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) in Camp Bagong Diwa, PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde identified the suspects as Vicente...

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Significant drop in Mindanao crime rate due to martial law: PNP

Significant drop in Mindanao crime rate due to martial law: PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said crime rate in Mindanao significantly declined since martial law was implemented last year. Citing PNP data, PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said that from the 8.79 crime rate in Mindanao in 2017, it went down to 5.92 from January to September this year. “We can attribute...

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War on drugs’ net satisfaction rating remains ‘very good’: SWS

War on drugs’ net satisfaction rating remains ‘very good’: SWS

Majority of Filipinos continue to appreciate the Duterte administration’s relentless campaign against illegal drugs, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The 2018 Third Quarter SWS survey found that 76 percent of the 1,500 respondents are satisfied with the war on drugs, while 12 percent were dissatisfied, resulting in a net satisfaction rating...

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7 NPA terrorists surrender in Agusan del Sur

7 NPA terrorists surrender in Agusan del Sur

SEVEN (7) members of NPA, GF14 voluntary surrendered to 75th Infantry MARAUDER Battalion along with their firearms at Sitio Cosep, Brgy Bayugan 3, Rosario, Agusan del Sur at 6 ‘o clock in the morning, Sunday, November 04, 2018. The surrenderees were identified as Alias Nina, Alias Pitong, Alias Bal, Alias Cisar, Alias Barako, Alias Renny...