TRANSCRIPT: DNX interview with Ka Juaning Magbanua, spokesman, Apolinario Gatmaitan Command, New People’s Army-Negros island
DNX interviewed during its podcast on 24 June 2020 Ka Juanito Magbanua, spokesman of the New People's Army's Apolinario Gatmaitan Command in Negros island, over a variety of issues, ranging from the COVID pandemic and its effects on workers to political developments in the island, the death of Danding Cojuangco and the possible emergence of new kingmakers.
JDM: Sir let's move away with the COVID-19 topic, let's talk about the local issues. According to AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines), there were more surrendering, killings and resolutions to this existing feud that indicates the enfeebling forces of CPP (Communist Party of China) and NPA (New People's Army). What would you like to say about this?
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - A regional officer of the New People's Army praised its five "martyrs" killed in Mabinay town yesterday, saying their "dauntless sacrifice" will lead to more Red fighters joining its revolution.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The New People's Army was quick to the draw today, refuting the statement of an Army spokesman that it is losing mass support amid the series of surrenders by its Red fighters and successive battlefield losses wrought on it by government troops.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The spokesman of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division today said the New People's Army has more firearms than Red fighters, an encounter in the hinterlands of Oriental Negros town today indicated.