Philippines: October 19, 2004


The NPA's success in extorting money from businesses has grown over five times in the last five years. Most of the growth has come in the past year, since the NPA was identified as a terrorist organization, and cut off from contributions from foreign supporters. The increased use of extortion has caused some businesses to cut back operations, causing unemployment. In other cases, large companies have fought back, resulting in loss of life and destroyed property. NPA has become less popular, as it is increasingly seen as a bunch of gangsters running an extortion racket. 


Article Archive

Philippines: Current 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999 



Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close