The New People’s Army said they burned heavy equipment in two of the biggest foreign mining investments in Mindanao last week, including one co-owned by the fourth richest Filipino tycoon.
The New People’s Army (NPA) announced Sunday they are intensifying their total log ban campaign in Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte and Agusan del Sur, starting with the capture of a “protector” of big loggers—a soldier belonging to the 72nd Infantry Battalion.
The Moro National Liberation Front–Executive Council of 15 (MNLF-EC15) said that the peace agreement signed today between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GRP-MILF) is “problematic” and accused the Malacanang of abrogating the 1996 First Peace Agreement (FPA) with the MNLF,
A leader of a Moro organization here said that there is still hope for peace in the country if the “corrupt government” will be headed by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
After their successive attacks on police and military troops in Matanao, Davao del Sur, the New People’s Army issued a statement saying their attacks were “punishment” for protecting a mining company and criminal syndicates.