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The group was believed to be behind the series of kidnapping incidents against foreign nationals who are high roller casino players in recent months
(UPDATED) Hoang Trung Thong and Hoang Va Hai were among the crew members of a Vietnamese cargo vessel attacked by the Abu Sayyaf off Sibago Island in Basilan in November 2016
The New People's Army releases Technical Sergeant Joseph Paredes nearly a month after he was abducted by communist rebels in Valencia City
The court grants the motion of Superintendent Rafael Dumlao III to be detained in Camp Crame to defer his transfer to any detention facility
(UPDATED) Edgar Matobato is ordered arrested for the kidnapping of alleged terrorist Sali Makdum in 2002, a non-bailable offense
The worsening situation in Sulu is prompting the military to consider transferring an entire division to province
The Pampanga police file a criminal complaint against Jung Young Hun before an Angeles prosecutor
Authorities have yet to determine if Jose and Jessica Palma Duterte are related to the President
'Are Filipinos more inclined to commit crimes than Korean nationals?' asks Sta Isabel
The troops reportedly encounter the group of Abu Sayyaf top leader Radullan Sahiron
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The Abu Sayyaf is known to operate in the area but the Philippine Coast Guard says investigation is still ongoing
Jee's widow, Choi Kyung-jin, cites reports that NBI men were involved in the murder of her husband
The lawyer for Jee Ick Joo's widow tells the DOJ panel, 'As far as the NBI is concerned they are not part of this case anymore'
(UPDATED) The Abu Sayyaf Group is reportedly asking for P30 million in ransom, based on a video
From police chief to fugitive to senator – Ping Lacson talks about law enforcement as a person who has been in both sides of the law
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The Senate will 'wait and see' how the PNP's order to stop anti-illegal drugs operations will pan out, says Senator Panfilo Lacson
It takes the death of a South Korean businessman – an embarrassment, says President Duterte – for the PNP to realize it's gone too far in its war on drugs
President Duterte will 'determine' when the police can go back to its anti-illegal drugs operations, says the PNP chief
(UPDATED) Former cop Gerardo Santiago, who returned to Manila from Canada on Friday, is now under the protective custody of the National Bureau of Investigation
The testimony at the Senate is not the first time retired police general Marcelo Garbo is mentioned in relation to Ricky Sta Isabel, suspect in the killing of a Korean businessman
'Tangina kayong pulis, bantay kayo, hindi ko kayo papalusutin. You will suffer. Maybe I can send your heads to South Korea,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech before foreign investors
The kidnap-slay case of Jee Ick Joo is only the latest controversy to hound the Philippine police as it wages its war on drugs
SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel says he no longer feels safe inside Camp Crame after implicating 'powerful' officials in the abduction and murder of Jee Ick Joo
President Rodrigo Duterte conveys his sympathies to the South Korean businessman's widow
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The PNP vows no cover-up as they investigate the kidnap and murder of Jee Ick Joo
Why this brazenness, why this air of impunity, why this roguery?
The spike in abductions sparked Indonesian warnings that the region could become the "next Somalia"
South Korea's foreign minister expresses his 'grave shock' over the alleged involvement of Filipino policemen in the murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo
(UPDATED) Senators warn the PNP boss against allowing his men to take advantage of the war on drugs to abuse power
The Korean businessman was apparently killed inside Camp Crame, the police headquarters, hours after he was kidnapped in Angeles City
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The PNP chief also calls on the public to stop using the term 'Tokhang for ransom,' saying it 'hurts' the police force
About the hostages that could die because of his orders, Duterte says, 'Sorry, collateral damage'
Top police officials say SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel is lying when he says the Anti-Kidnapping Group is part of a kidnapping syndicate
Amid allegations that he was involved in the abduction of a Korean businessman, Senior Police Officer 3 Ricky Sta Isabel resigns from the police service
The South Korean businessman was allegedly abducted by a low-ranking police officer assigned in the anti-illegal drugs unit of Angeles City
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says his government is committed to finding the remaining 195 schoolgirls who were abducted almost 3 years ago
Hairulla Asbang, who was wounded in a previous encounter with government troops, is captured inside a hospital
Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman had two sons after being kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 during a backpacking trip
(UPDATED) Little did the abductors know that the 'fishermen' they wanted to kidnap were Malaysian maritime policemen
The waters between Malaysia's eastern state of Sabah on Borneo island and the southern Philippines have for years seen repeated kidnappings by the Abu Sayyaf militant group.
Cagayan de Oro Police director Ronnie Cariaga says it is better that the NBI investigate the kidnapping of Enrique Fernandez III 'to prevent perception of cover-up since this involves police from COCPO'
The National Bureau of Investigation in Northern Luzon is looking into the involvement of the arrested policemen in other illegal activities
(3rd UPDATE) The Coast Guard identifies the Vietnamese crew on board the seized foreign vessel spotted on Saturday, November 12, in the vicinity of Paseo del Mar in Zamboanga