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events and issues involving armed insurgent groups — CPP-NPA-NDF, MILF, MNLF


NPA razes cyanide plant in Quirino, Ilocos Sur

QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur — At dawn of Saturday, 23 July 2016, some 35 men and women belonging to the Antonio Licawen Front Operational Command of the New People’s Army laid siege to a small-scale ore processing plant in Sitio Nacawcawa, Barangay Patiacan, and razed it.


Editorial: Patience, sobriety, vigilance

Richard Holbrooke, quoted, “World War I was not inevitable, as many historians say. It could have been avoided, and it was a diplomatically botched negotiation.”


CPDF hits local peace talks, peace zones as divisive

BAGUIO CITY — The revolutionary movement of the Cordillera claim that the Aquino administration’s move of creating “peace zones” and pushing for localized peace talks are meant to divide and mislead the Filipino people.

SALUTE. Members of the New People's Army execute a gun salute during their ceremonies to celebrate the anniversary of the NPA. Photo grabbed from

NPA spokes says abusive soldiers are targets

BAGUIO CITY — Government soldiers become targets of New People’s Army (NPA) attacks only when they are conducting military operations or are proven to have committed grave violations against the people and the revolutionary movement, according to an NPA spokesperson.


CPDF says election is not the answer

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera People’s Democratic Front (CPDF) claims that the elections will not solve poverty, lack of jobs, corruption and all other systemic problems of the country, but the armed revolution will.