Conflicts Archive

NPA snatches guns from Iloilo Police Station. NDF had just announced cessation of hostilities. 12 firearms including 8 high-power guns taken away.

Iloilo attack opportunistic. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

NO TALKS: The government toughens stand. Troop reinforcements for last ditch battle. Deaths of civilians and military cannot be overlooked.

Talks not possible after so many deaths. * * * * * * * * *

NDF directs NPA to oppose foreign terrorists. Stop hostilities with government forces in Mindanao. Let us fight the enemy without engaging each other.

NDF to the rescue. * * * * * * * * * * * *

AFP and police nab Maute Bomb maker. Jadid Maute posed as fake student of Mindanao State University. Capability of terrorists significantly eroded: AFP.

Bomb maker nabbed. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Israel likely to close down Al Jazeera. Bureau chief denies and counters allegations. Action against channel following Arab move.

Israel may follow Arab action. * * * * * * * * * * *

Hooded armed gunmen attack Resorts World, Manila. PNP engaged in gunfight with the attackers. No confirmed reports of the details of the ongoing incident.

Attack opposite Ninoy Aquino International Airport. * * * * * * * * * *

Back channel talks on to secure release of hostages. Civil Society organizations helping to secure release. Widespread prayers for release of Priest and others.

Release of hostages sought. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Strict screening of evacuees to nab militants. Night curfew imposed by provincial government. Fleeing rebels using relatives to escape arrest.

Evacuees being checked meticulously. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Two Chinese warplanes intercept US plane. US surveillance plane continues unimpeded. Ist exercise under Freedom of Navigation.

Chinese warplanes confront US plane. PIcs: globalsecurity.org * * * * * * * * *

US ship sails 12 natical miles from Mischief Island. Ist “Freedom of navigation” exercise under Trump. China’s Mischief needs to be controlled.

Mischief Island in focus. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Visiting Forces Agreement with China not admissible: Carpio. Joint military exercises also not possible. Rights need to be asserted in West PH sea.

China not relenting, yet. * * * * * * * * * * * *

US to force Pyongyang to the negotiating table. THAAD interceptor systems deployed in S. Korea. Military action is now a real option on the table.

US readying for military action. * * * * * * * * * * *

China challenges planes with Defense officials. Plans to develop Pag-asa: Lorenzano. China has built impressive military infrastructure.

Perking up defense. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

China prevents fishermen to go to Union bank. Chinese Coast Guard fires 6 shots to stop fishermen. Alejano demands strong diplomatic protest.

China belligerent. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

US drops MOAB – MOTHER OF ALL BOMBS. Move to prevent movement of IS in tunnels. Largest non-nuclear bomb used in combat.

MOAB, THE MOTHER OF ALL BOMBS. * * * * * * * * * *

North Korean missile test fails. New engine which can be repurposed to missiles. North Korea celebrates the success of its missile tests.

Missile failure. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

NATO bolstering its presence in Europe Russian activities cause security concerns. Permanent presence of troops envisaged.

NATO spreading across Europe. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Government peace panel attends NPA meet. Top communist consultants also present. 48th anniversary of CPP in Davao City.

Peace is not close. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Duterte to NPA: Do not destroy Communications/Energy Installations :: Declare perpetual ceasefire first

Do not destroy common many pays for it. Umrao Singh umraoz.wordpress.com Written for: Lars-Magnus Carlsson www.thephilippinepride.com

Carpo advices Duterte; please do not make irresponsible statements in public.

Carpo advices Duterte to refrain from irresponsible statements in public. How long will the nation keep

UN Inspectors coming :: Is the US creating another Saddam?

UN Inspectors invited by President Duterte. PICS COURTESY:Wikipedia The concentration of all the powers that matter

Japan lagging behind in missile race – Pt 2 North Korea leads arms race

North Korea leads arms race. PICS COURTESY PIXABAY/SHUTTERSTOCK Pyongyang’s Arsenal Moreover, the North Korean missiles have

North Korea leaves Japan behind in missile race – Part 1

North Korea is way ahead of Japan in missile race. PICS COURTESY PIXABAY/SHUTTERSTOCK The arms race