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Noun1.RPA-ABB - an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s
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
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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Fifty former members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) in Negros Oriental have completed a skills training program offered by the government's Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
It said the attacks were 'the handiwork of the Duterte fascist regime and its military, police and paramilitary forces, including its henchmen in the Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB).'
BACOLOD CITY - About 30 armed men believed to be New People's Army (NPA) fighters killed two members of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army -Alex Bongcayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) and wounded three others in an attack at Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Wednesday, the military reported.
Like 'Commander Nilo dela Cruz' and 'Caridad Magpantay' who were tagged 'chairman, RPA-ABB' and 'Suprema Caring,' respectively, I deny being a signatory to the open letter to President Duterte published in the form of a paid ad ('Democratic Front for Filipinism,' A20, 8/13/16).
During his visit in Negros Occidental last March 8, the peace adviser committed to providing assistance packages to former members and families of Revolutionary Proletarian Army - Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) as well as ex-NPA rebels.
Unfortunately, my name, cited as 'Commander Nilo dela Cruz, chairman, RPA-ABB,' was listed as one of the signatories to the statement.
Members of the NPA freed Cerilo Bagnoran, a member of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB), who had been captured by the rebels in La Castellana town during a raid on a cock farm owned by another RPA-ABB member identified as Rene Uropa.
Stephen Paduano, better known by his alias Carapali Lualhati when he was national commander of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB), took his oath as representative of party-list group Abang Lingkod on Wednesday.
"We also received reports about the involvement in illegal drug trading by the Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade-Tabara Paduano Group, (RPA-ABB) said Guerrero.