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Aquino still has regrets over HK bus hostage crisis

Aug 16, 2014 - 10:46 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says he wanted to talk to the hostage taker himself but being new to the presidency listened to advice not to

Manila invites monks to pray for killed Luneta hostages

Aug 07, 2014 - 4:17 PM

The Buddhist monks will pray at the Quirino Grandstand – the site of the hostage drama – for 12 hours on August 9 for the victims and for the greater good of the Philippines

Still no Palace apology despite HK visa sanction

Feb 03, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says he will continue to speak to the Hong Kong government to convince them to take back the sanction on visa free privileges

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

Hong Kong curbs PH's visa-free privilege

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:16 PM

Hong Kong limits the visa free privilege after it got a negative message from the Philippines over the 2010 hostage crisis

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

Backlash vs OFWs in HK feared over PH refusal to apologize

Nov 06, 2013 - 8:38 PM

Party list group Anakpawis says Hong Kong might stop hiring Filipino workers as well as impose economic sanctions if PH gov t continues to play hard ball

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

HK to Manila execs: Sorry not enough

Nov 01, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Hong Kong wants Manila to grant all its 4 demands in relation to the 2010 hostage crisis

READY TO RUMBLE. Manila mayor Erap Estrada — in full "battle gear" — speaks to bus operators about the Manila bus ban. "Susugirin niyo raw [kasi] kami," he says in jest. Photo by Rappler/Leanne Jazul

DFA on Erap's HK apology: Aquino's stand prevails

Oct 24, 2013 - 4:55 PM

The foreign affairs department says President Aquino s repeated refusal to apologize to Hong Kong should be enough guidance for everyone

READY TO RUMBLE. Manila mayor Erap Estrada — in full "battle gear" — speaks to bus operators about the Manila bus ban. "Susugirin niyo raw [kasi] kami," he says in jest. Photo by Rappler/Leanne Jazul

Erap to issue formal apology for 2010 hostage-taking

Oct 23, 2013 - 4:59 PM

This is not to go against the stand of President Benigno Aquino III but to have closure on the controversy says the secretary of the Manila city council

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

Rappler Newscast | October 10, 2013

Oct 10, 2013 - 10:18 PM

The SolGen says COA findings doesn’t justify scrapping of pork barrel Jeane Napoles faces tax evasion charges Erap celebrates 100th day as Manila Mayor

2010 hostage crisis victims: PH gov't not doing enough

Aug 24, 2013 - 7:34 AM

The brother of a slain tour guide says the Philippine government is not doing enough for victims of the 2010 hostage crisis

Photo by Rappler/Vincent Go.

Lim liable for Luneta bloodbath - Robredo report

Apr 21, 2013 - 1:20 AM

Malacañang however set aside the recommendation to suspend for one month President Aquino s family friend and party mate

Photo by Rappler/Vincent Go.