Category: Breaking News

Reds end unilateral ceasefire

In a statement, the CPP’s Central Committee and the NPA’s National Operations Command cited two reasons for the termination of the unilateral ceasefire — the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP)’s non-compliance with its obligation to release all political prisoners and the continuous military operations by government troops in rural communities.

Burgos kin, rights advocates slam appointment of Año as military chief

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Three days before the International Human Rights Day, a military officer known for gross human rights abuses was named Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff. President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año to the highest military post this morning, replacing Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya…