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NPA

abbreviation for
(Journalism & Publishing) Newspaper Publishers' Association
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Noun1.NPA - a terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Sparrow Unit - a hit squad of the New People's Army in the Philippines
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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Also, we have not been enrolled into the defined benefit pension scheme of the NPA.'
Lorenzana said it was CPP founder Jose Maria Sison who first labeled these groups as front organizations of NPA.
Nicolas said the former NPA rebels, who earlier surrendered to authorities, identified Ka Nasi as a front secretary under the NPA's Western Mindanao Regional Party Committee.
Arevalo said soldiers of the 62nd Infantry Battalion were responding to the reported presence of NPA rebels when the clash occurred.
On March 19 this year, Illana said the unit immersed its community support teams in Barangay Kibalabag, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, a geographically isolated heavily influenced by the NPA.
"The NPA members, under the instruction of the CPP leaders have not stopped from attacking civilians and destroying civilian properties in violation of the International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
Mr Hassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NPA, made this known when he presented the Brookfield Viscometer to the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) at a brief event in Accra on Monday.
Lacson, in a news statement, said so many lives had already been lost in the 50 years that the CPP and its armed wing, the NPA, had been waging a guerrilla war trying to overthrow the government.
An official source at ACE told Media on Wednesday that several doctors of Nishtar hospital were receiving NPA despite parcticising in the evening.
"More and more Americans are looking for truly natural alternatives to synthetic chemicals for health, wellness, personal, and home care products," said Daniel Fabricant, president and CEO of NPA. "For the past 10 years NPA has led the movement to bring clarity to the term and developed a standard for natural."
"Yes, it is an all-out war because they are already considered by the president [Rodrigo Duterte] as terrorist[s]," (http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2017/02/07/government-in-all-out-war-vs-npa-delfin-lorenzana.html) Lorenzana said about NPA.