Ex-NPA member killed by abandoned colleague

SULTAN KUDARAT – The conversion of a former member of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) to the government became a match for his life after being shot by what is believed to have abandoned his colleagues in the desire to change his life and give his own family peace, it was reported Wednesday in the town of Senator Ninoy Aquino. The victim was identified as Noy Lapi, an adult

199 ex-NPA in Caraga given P80K cash aid each

MANILA, Philippines – As many as 199 former members of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) pledged allegiance to the government and received financial aid in a ceremony at the capitol of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur this Wednesday. Led by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. the distribution of aid to former NPA rebels, including provincial governors and local officials of the region. According