This was revealed when the mayor reacted to the facebook posts of Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman, Jose Maria Sison who said that “Mayor Duterte should become president if he is willing to have a democratic coalition government with the revolutionary forces and other patriotic and progressive forces of our people.”
Saying that they have all the time of the year for military operations, a leader of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines urged all Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) generals and commanders to allow their troops to go home and celebrate Christmas with their families as the rebels would also want to have a peaceful celebration with their families and friends.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) announced it will be holding a peace consultation coinciding with the 46th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines on December 26.
Family members appealed to New People’s Army guerrillas to release two Army men they captured on December 2 and held as prisoners-of-war (POW).
Senator Teofisto “TG” Guingona III, chair of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee said that the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) “is not easily sailing in Congress” due to contentious and constitutional issues that lawmakers need to examine and look into.
A funeral march of hundreds marked the burial here Friday of the student-leader turned New People’s Army fighter who was killed in combat with government troops in Sarangani province.
Schoolmates and teachers from the University of the Philippines Mindanao hailed slain student leader Rendell Ryan Cagula with a tribute on Thursday night at the atrium that used to be the sole venue for graduation and student council campaigns.
The Bangsamoro development plan is consistent with the national development plan “that is anti-Moro and pro-foreign (investors),” a Moro group has claimed.
The New People’s Army (NPA) launched anew successive tactical offensives in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental to afford “revolutionary justice for the victims of military fascism.”
“NPA will immediately declare its own suspension of offensive operations with the same duration and scope as soon as the GPH declares its SOMO and SOPO.”