11 gov’t troops killed, several others wounded in Samar island offensives: NPA-EV

The escalating human rights abuses in Samar provinces, linked to a rising trend of military operations in peasant communities, has roused the New People’s Army (NPA) in Eastern Visayas to launch tactical offensives which left at least eleven (11) soldiers dead, according to the Efren Martires Command of the NPA in Eastern Visayas.

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Yolanda survivors see hope for recovery in peace talks resumption

The social and economic reforms agenda to be tackled at the formal resumption of peace negotiations between the Philippine government (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) give fresh hope to victims of calamities in Eastern Visayas.

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