Philippines—NPA Declares Cease-Fire Following Typhoon

Philippine Daily Inquirer | 12/06/2019

Communist rebels in the Philippines have declared a week-long cease-fire in the central Bicol region after a typhoon struck the area on Monday and Tuesday, reports the Philippine Daily Inquirer. The truce will extend until Dec. 12 at midnight, a New People’s Army (NPA) spokesman said on Friday. NPA members were "instructed to do appropriate public services campaign to help those affected by [Typhoon] Tisoy," the spokesman said. The group remains ready to defend itself from government...

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