2010-09-20 10:33:01 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday the fact-finding report on last month's hostage crisis has been given to Chinese embassy officials.
2010-09-20 06:45:23 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine government will provide the Chinese government a copy of the final report on the Aug. 23 hostage-taking incident before it divulges the findings to the public, the presidential palace said on Friday night.
2010-09-17 02:18:54 GMT SINA.com
MANILA, the Philippines - The Philippine justice secretary said on Thursday she will recommend criminal and administrative charges against about 10 officials, police officers and journalists over the deaths of eight Hong Kong tourists last month in a botched hostage rescue.
2010-09-17 01:48:25 GMT SINA.com
Eight Hong Kong tourists who died during a bus hijacking in the Philippines last month were killed by the hostage-taker and not during a rescue attempt, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Thursday.
2010-10-12 23:30:51 GMT Xinhua English
HONG KONG - The people of Hong Kong, especially the survivors and the victims' families, would find it hard to accept, and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(SAR) government was disappointed at, the report by the Philippine government on the deadly hostage crisis in Manila on August 23, the city's government said in a statement on Tuesday.
2010-09-21 00:29:01 GMT Xinhua English
HONG KONG, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will scrutinize the Philippines' first report on the hostage-taking incident, and expects the Philippine authorities to step up efforts to complete the work as soon as possible, said a Hong Kong government spokesman on Monday.
2010-09-20 12:36:41 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Sept. 20 (Xinhua)-- The Philippine fact finding committee has recommended the filing of charges against senior local and police officials who are believed to be liable for the Aug. 23 hostage fiasco that led to the death of eight tourists from Hong Kong, President Benigno Aquino III said Monday.
2010-09-17 00:39:13 GMT China Daily
MANILA - At the observation deck overlooking the perfectly shaped mounds known as the Chocolate Hills overlooking Bohol Island in the central Philippines, Korean is the foreign language most often heard.
2010-09-13 07:57:13 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Philippine tour operators are confident that the country's travel industry will continue to grow despite the negative publicity generated by the Aug. 23 hostage crisis, Tourism Congress President Alma Jimenez said in a statement Monday.
2010-09-06 08:16:50 GMT SINA.com
Top officials yesterday joined about 1,000 mourners to pay tribute to tour guide Masa Tse Ting-chunn, who was killed in Manila last month by a sacked Philippine cop seeking reinstatement.
2010-09-03 09:55:50 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he is taking responsibility over the failed attempt to save the lives of the eight Hong Kong residents who were held hostage by a dismissed police officer.
2010-08-24 14:15:52 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Embassy officials in the Philippines confirmed on Tuesday that the death toll from the hostage crisis in Manila on Monday remain at eight up to Tuesday.
2010-08-24 01:51:59 GMT Xinhua English
MANILA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from Monday's hostage crisis in Manila climbed to 10 as of early Tuesday, with another hostage succumbing to injuries in a Manila hospital.
2010-08-24 00:14:29 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- At least eight tourists from Hong Kong were confirmed dead and another two seriously injured in a bus hijack in Manila Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said Monday night.
2010-08-23 14:48:16 GMT SINA.com
MANILA, Philippines – A dramatic hostage-taking in the Philippines capital ended with six bus passengers dead Monday after shots rang out and police stormed the vehicle.
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