Message for the New Year 2011

Gregorio "Ka Roger" Rosal
CPP National Spokesperson
December 31, 2010

To all the revolutionary forces and the Filipino people: I would like to extend my most ardent greetings on the occasion of the coming New Year. We approach 2011 in the face of intensifying crisis, poverty and suffering. As we have witnessed these past few months under the new Aquino government, we cannot expect any changes that would bring any good or relief to the toiling masses and the people.

63rd IB, pinarusahan ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan

Ka Amado Pesante
Rodante Urtal Command, NPA-Northern Samar
Disyembre 15, 2010

Inambus ng mga Pulang mandirigma ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan (BHB) sa ilalim ng Rodante Urtal Command, isang unit ng Efren Martirez Command, ang nag- operasyong mga elemento ng Bravo Company ng 63rd IB sa Brgy. Perez, Las Navas, Northern Samar noong ika-14 ng Disyembre, 2010 bandang alas dos nang hapon. Namatay sa naturang ambus ang 10 elemento ng Philippine Army, matapos pasabugan ng command-detonated na explosibo at paputukan ng mga Pulang mandirigma.

Tumagal nang 20 minuto ang labanan. Isang sundalo ang nakaligtas at malubhang nasugatan at agad na nilapatan ng paunang lunas ng mga pulang mandirigma, subalit agad ding namatay. Dalawa ang sumurender. Walang kaswalti sa panig ng mga Pulang mandirigma. Nakumpiska sa labanan ang 11 matataas na kalibre ng armas na kinabibilangan ng 10 M16 armalite at isang K3 machine gun, mga bala at gamit militar.

On Taxation and Peace negotiations

Interview with Prof. Jose Maria Sison
NDFP Chief Political Consultant

By Lira Dalangin Fernandez
Philippine Daily Inquirer
December 29, 2010

Happy holidays, Professor Joma! Kumusta po kayo.

Hi Lira! Happy holidays and best wishes for the new year!
I am fine.

1. Several officials here say that the issue of revolutionary tax being imposed on firms, such as mining companies, should be among the agenda in the talks. what's your take on this?

Answer: There is yet no peace agreement. The two conflicting sides of the civil war in the Philippines are still negotiating. Everyone must recognize the fact that there are two governments in the Philippines.

Message of the NDF-Mindanao on the CPP's 42nd anniversary

Jorge "Ka Oris" MAdlos
December 26, 2010

In behalf of all revolutionary organizations under the umbrella of the National Democratic Front-Mindanao, we wish to congratulate and salute the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) as it celebrates today its 42nd founding anniversary. With utmost admiration, we salute all the heroes and martyrs who offered their lives in the struggle for national freedom, social justice, genuine democracy and lasting peace.

CPP reiterates large-scale mining ban

CPP Information Bureau
December 29, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today reiterated the policy by the people's democratic government banning all enterprises, including big foreign mining and logging firms, that engage in large-scale plunder of the natural resources, landgrabbing and destruction of the environment.

The policy calls for the people's democratic government to "ban, disable and dismantle" such firms which violate the welfare and interests of the people and disregard the rules and regulations of the people's democratic government. These firms also connive with and use the fascist armed forces and paramilitary to protect their plunderous interests and fight the revolutionary forces.

Continued AFP counter-insurgency operations and terrorism make a mockery of ceasefire--CPP

CPP Information Bureau
December 29, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) decried numerous ceasefire violations by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as the latter continues to carry out aggressive counterinsurgency operations and terrorism in various places in the country. The 19-day reciprocal and concurrent holiday ceasefire between the AFP and the New People's Army (NPA) began on December 16, 2010 and will last until January 3, 2011.

Paglabag sa Tigil-Putukan ng 80IB-PA sa Mindoro

Ka Higom Maragang
Lucio de Guzman Command, NPA-Mindoro
Disyembre 28, 2010

Lalong pinalala ng 80IB-PA ang paglabag nila sa idineklarang tigil-putukan sa mga pagsisinungaling at pagtatanggol sa pagsalakay nila sa NPA noong hatinggabi ng Dis.23, 2010. Nagresulta ito sa pagkamatay ng sibilyan na si Stephen Lester Barrientos, at pagkahuli kay Christian Bascos.

CPP celebrates revolutionary victories marking its 42nd anniversary

CPP Information Bureau
December 27, 2010

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Red fighters and participants arrive at the venue as soon as the sun rises.

Thousands join CPP celebrations despite AFP/PNP harassments

CPP Information Bureau
December 27, 2010

Several thousand people joined celebrations yesterday of the 42nd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in a what was described as "one of the biggest celebrations of the revolutionary victories of the Filipino people exhibiting the continuing growth of the revolutionary movement led by the CPP."

Fulfill the requirements for the advance of the people's war from the strategic defensive to the strategic stalemate

Message of the Central Committee, CPP
December 26, 2010
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We celebrate the 42nd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines under the theoretical guidance of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism by renewing our resolve to fulfill the political and other requirements for advancing from strategic defensive to strategic stalemate in the people's war for national liberation and democracy against US imperialism and the local exploitating classes.

We salute all Party cadres and members for strengthening the Party ideologically, politically and organizationally, for victoriously leading the New People's Army, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, the mass organizations, the organs of political power and the broad masses of the people for overcoming Oplan Bantay Laya I and II of the US-Arroyo regime, and accumulating the all-round strength to fight and defeat the campaigns of suppression being launched by the US-Aquino regime.

Solidarity message from the Japan Communist League (JCL)

Jun Sugiyama
International Secretary
Japan Communist League (JCL)

Dear comrades,

We, the Central Committee of Japan Communist League (JCL) would like to extend our revolutionary congratulations to all comrades of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of the reestablishment of CPP.