74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

The final chapter of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front’s (CPP-NPA-NDF) reign of terror has now been written off as more local government units (LGUs) have joined this administration in condemning the atrocities of these lawless groups by declaring as persona non grata in their respective localities. At the weekly virtual… Continue reading 74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

NTF-ELCAC official dismayed by NPA terrorists’ acquittal in the Inopacan massacre

Despite the acquittal of 15 of 40 communist leaders and members, Secretary Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., vice-chairperson of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) said on Sunday that the Inopacan massacre victims’ fate remains in the hands of Jose Maria Sison and his co-defendants. The decision of the Manila Regional Trial… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC official dismayed by NPA terrorists’ acquittal in the Inopacan massacre

3 NPA terrorists captured in Zamboanga del Norte amid Typhoon Odette onslaught

Following a firefight in Zamboanga del Norte on Friday amid Typhoon Odette’s onslaught, government troops seized three New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents, two of whom were wounded. In a phone interview on Saturday, Lt. Col. Nolasco Coderos, commander of the 97th Infantry Battalion, claimed the three rebels were caught after a 10-minute gunfight in Barangay… Continue reading 3 NPA terrorists captured in Zamboanga del Norte amid Typhoon Odette onslaught

Legislators back higher NTF-ELCAC 2022 budget

The resounding pleas of local officials to reinstate the P28.1-billion budget of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) has gained ground, as it continues to change the perceptions of many legislators especially those in the 2022 Congressional Bicameral Conference Committee (bicam). Before the 2022 Bicam, Senate Finance Committee chairman Senator… Continue reading Legislators back higher NTF-ELCAC 2022 budget

Western Visayas ELCAC urges NPA rebels in Panay to surrender

The Western Visayas Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF6-ELCAC) has urged remnants of the Communist Party of the Philippines New People’s Army National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) in Panay to put down their arms, return home, and live in peace. In a statement posted on Tuesday, lawyer Flosemer Chris Gonzales, spokesperson of the RTF6-ELCAC,… Continue reading Western Visayas ELCAC urges NPA rebels in Panay to surrender

CIDG file criminal cases vs Sison, 9 NPA rebels over Isabela mining sites attack

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) announced on Thursday that it has filed criminal charges against Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), and some of its ranking members in connection with an attack on mining sites in Isabela in October 2015. “Investigators of CIDG… Continue reading CIDG file criminal cases vs Sison, 9 NPA rebels over Isabela mining sites attack

Political will needed to fight communist terrorists — Esperon

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. emphasized on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, that political will is required to combat communist terrorists, the Philippines’ biggest political threat. Esperon, who is also the vice chair of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), made the statement after the Senate cut the task force’s… Continue reading Political will needed to fight communist terrorists — Esperon

Army debunk CPP’s claims that NPA’s Ka Oris was ‘ambushed’

After the most sought New People’s Army (NPA) spokesperson and Communist Party of the Philippines – National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF) leader Jorge “Ka Oris” Madlos was killed in an encounter in the mountainous terrain of Sitio Gabunan, Brgy. Dumalaguing, Impasugong, Bukidnon on October 30, the CPP accused state forces of “staging” an armed confrontation ostensibly… Continue reading Army debunk CPP’s claims that NPA’s Ka Oris was ‘ambushed’

7 NPA rebels surrender in Davao del Norte

The 10th Infantry Division (10ID) claimed in a statement Wednesday that seven guerrillas from the communist terrorist New People’s Army, including two minors, surrendered to the 60th Infantry Battalion (60IB) in Davao del Norte, carrying with them four high-powered firearms. They are all members of the Weakened Guerilla Front (WGF) 3, Sub Regional Committee (SRC)… Continue reading 7 NPA rebels surrender in Davao del Norte

6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, said that six (6) New People’s Army (NPA) combatants were killed in two separate clashes in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte. According to reports, the NPA was confronted in its hideout by the 1st Special Forces Battalion (1SFBn) under the operational supervision of… Continue reading 6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes