By Tarra Quismundo
Despite the advisory issued by the United States to its citizens against traveling to Sulu, US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg went ahead with his first trip to Jolo on Monday to meet with local leaders, youth and American troops stationed there.
A Taiwanese tourist who was kidnapped more than a month ago at a Malaysian island resort returned to Taiwan on Saturday after she was rescued in Sulu on Friday.
By Julie S. Alipala
“Now I see the light of freedom. My freedom is back.”
A Jordanian journalist has identified the leader of an al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group that held him for a year and a half in the jungles of the southern Philippines after luring him with a promise of an interview.
A Jordanian TV reporter on Thursday described escaping captivity by Islamic militants in the southern Philippine jungle following an 18-month kidnap ordeal that saw him lose a third of his body weight.