NPA rebels - updates

Rappler's latest stories on NPA rebels


LOOK: Government brings former NPA rebels to Hong Kong for sightseeing, shopping

Aug 05, 2019 - 1:49 PM

The trip follows statements from President Rodrigo Duterte that he would reward communist guerrillas who surrender to the government

The government took 89 former NPA rebels on an all-expense-paid trip to Hong Kong from July 30 to August 2, 2019, to give them a "better and another perspective in life." Photo from AFP Eastern Mindanao Command.

7 suspected NPA rebels slain in encounter vs cops

Aug 15, 2018 - 10:41 AM

Cops were only supposed to arrest two individuals who faced frustrated murder charges when they were met with gunfire from armed men

AFTERMATH. Suspected New People's Army rebels are slain after allegedly initiating a firefight against cops serving arrest warrants. PNP photo

Finding no schools in NPA camps, 3 Lumad rebels surrender

Dec 29, 2017 - 2:14 PM

The former NPA rebels say their leader promised to provide them with licensed teachers, but this did not come true

THE CAUSE. New People's Army fighters in Mindanao. File photo by Karlos Manlupig

Police commando killed in NPA clash

Jul 19, 2017 - 11:19 PM

Superintendent Lemuel Gonda identifies Police Officer 1 John Herbert Pingol as the officer killed in action

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4 soldiers killed in NPA attack in Bukidnon

Dec 04, 2014 - 6:15 AM

The soldiers were trying to prevent New People s Army fighters from burning heavy equipment in a road project in San Fernando town

4 killed, 7 injured in NPA attack on civilians in Agusan

Dec 02, 2014 - 12:19 AM

The victims were on their way home from a thanksgiving service the military says

ENCOUNTER. Government forces and the NPA clash in Barangays Baracatan and Catigan in Toril District, Davao City, on July 8, 2014. File photo by Karlos Manlupig

NPA rebels seize 4 cops in police station attack

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:16 AM

The attack in Alegria Surigao del Norte kills 2 rebels and wounds 2 cops

AK-47: NPA rebels' weapon of choice

Jun 11, 2014 - 5:10 PM

NPA rebels in Mindanao started brandishing their AK 47s at about the same time that some 1 000 of these assault rifles were bought by a businessman based in the region

Top NPA rebel killed in Sorsogon clash

May 03, 2014 - 10:59 AM

The army believes the rebel s death is a big blow to the overall tactical capacity of the New People s Army in Bicol

Aquino: Tiamzons' arrest a serious blow to rebels

Mar 24, 2014 - 4:30 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says it is clear Benito Tiamzon and his wife Wilma top leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines have no intention to negotiate peace

NPA leader arrested in Davao

Jul 28, 2013 - 6:46 PM

The captured NPA leader was identified as Maria Loyda Tuzo Magpatoc alias Gwen the front secretary of the rebel group s Far South Mindanao Regional Committee

ARRESTED. Security forces presented NPA leader Maria Loyda Tuzo Magpatoc alias Gwen who was arrested on Sunday, July 28, in Davao del Sur. Photo from the AFP Eastern Mindanao Command

Refusing to pay revolutionary taxes works - Globe CEO

Dec 23, 2012 - 10:15 AM

Globe CEO Ernest Cu reports that the number of attacks on the company s cell sites in the provinces has gone down and they haven t experienced one this year

Ernest Cu speaks to Maria Ressa on #TalkThursday

Hunt for Missing Officer in Zambo On

Dec 04, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Army intelligence unit intercepted disarmed by suspected rebels in Zamboanga Sibugay