By Nancy Carvajal
, Nikko Dizon
It was the chief minister of Sabah no less who stopped the repatriation to the Philippines of fugitive Manuel Amalilio, the alleged ringleader of the P12-billion Ponzi scheme that victimized 15,000 Filipinos, according to Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas.
By Irene Sino Cruz
, Jhunnex Napallacan
The three technical divers from Malapascua Island, a popular diving spot in northern Cebu, succeeded in locating the ill-fated Piper Seneca plane used by Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, because of their training and experience, according to their associate.
By Frances Mangosing
The United States Department of Defense has approved the requested underwater assistance from the Philippine government as it tried to locate missing Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, said a report Tuesday.
By Robert Gonzaga
A United States naval rescue and salvage ship docked in this freeport zone for repairs will be sent to Masbate City on Tuesday to assist in the search and rescue operation for Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and the two pilots of the light aircraft that crashed into the sea in that city on Saturday.
By Edwin Fernandez
, Jeoffrey Maitem
Shoppers flooded markets in India, women decorated their feet with tattoos in Pakistan, while others in the Philippines prayed for peace and the recovery of Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, as Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid’l Fitr feast marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
By Tetch Torres
The Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) told the Bureau of Immigration that it cannot issue a certification on missing Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani because visiting journalists apply for accreditation with another organization.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Jordanian journalist Baker Abdullah Atyani didn’t have a working permit when he entered the Philippines, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo said Wednesday.
By Julie S. Alipala
Abu Sayyaf leader Radullan Sahiron is holding Jordanian journalist and his two Filipino companions, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo said.
By Christine O. Avendaño
President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday said a Jordanian journalist would be asked to explain why he should not be banned from entering the country again for interviewing Abu Sayyaf bandits without informing local authorities.
By Julie Alipala
Veteran Jordanian TV journalist Baker Atyani and his Filipino crew – Ramelito Vela and Rolando Letrero – are most likely not being held hostage after all, even though they are in the company of Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo said Tuesday.