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Chinese teenager kidnapped in Zamboanga Sibugay


Unidentified men wielding high-powered firearms abducted a Chinese national shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday in
Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pakistani selling house ware in Lamitan City shot dead

Lamitan map

A Pakistani national selling house wares in Lamitan City was killed while his Filipino companion was wounded in a shooting Wednesday.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf seizes Chinese, Germans hostages

Abu Sayyaf group. AFP FILE PHOTO

A Chinese national and two Germans may be the latest hostages of the Abu Sayyaf, according to reports.

Posted: May 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Wrong guy sought for MERS-CoV testing in Zamboanga City

Passengers walk past a thermal scanner at the medical quarantine area at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

The nationwide manhunt for passengers of the Etihad Airways flight No. EY 0424 – the same flight taken by a Filipino male nurse who earlier tested positive for the potentially fatal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) — has led authorities here to the wrong guy.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Kidnapped sisters finally freed

Nadjoua Bansil (left) and sister Linda (right). AP FILE PHOTO

Their experience at being kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf would never deter them from what they believe in: Stand up for marginalized people.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »