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Igorot inmates at New Bilibid Prison fear for safety

Igorots imprisoned at the New Bilibid Prison expressed concern for their security following the demotion of “kubols” inside the maximum-security compound led by BuCor chief Gerald Bantag, according to their relatives.

Persona non grata not effective say Kalinga reds

Communist guerillas operating in Kalinga said the pressures employed by the national government to local officials to pass legislations declaring the revolutionary movement as persona non grata would not hinder their operation and growth.

No casualties incurred in Sagada clash – NPA

The New People’s Army (NPA) Command in the Ilocos and Cordillera denied that its unit, responsible for the attack against government troops that left one soldier dead and another injured on September 26 in Sagada, Mountain Province, incurred casualties.

NPA Abra downplays persona non grata declaration

New People’s Army guerillas in the province of Abra downplayed the persona non grata declaration of the Provincial Peace and Order Council stressing that it is bound to fail like other previous attempt of the government to destroy the communist-led armed revolution.

PMA Superintendent steps down over the death of cadet

Amid hazing allegations that resulted in the death of a Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio, the superintendent and the commandant of the Philippine Military Academy announced their resignation in a brief press conference on September 24.

Repinking my toes and snuffing smoking

Then two months ago, I woke up with an inch-long open wound on the top side of my right foot. I don’t remember having bumped on anything and the tongue of my shoe did not show any sharpness that could cause any abrasions. The wound was just there, gaping at me. When I showed it to my wife, she tried to be calm, but I could feel the horror she was having. I got scared.