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Why did media cross police lines at the Cubao terror drill?

Apr 13, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Though the terror exercise – which saw incoming police chief Director Oscar Albayalde ordering the rule-breakers to cross the line – is far from reality, there could be days when the police will have it real and worse

NCRPO CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde at a House of Representatives. HOR photo

Police, media 'repeat' 2010 Luneta hostage crisis mistake in Cubao terror drill

Apr 12, 2018 - 6:01 PM

Cameramen cross police lines to shoot the climax of a simulated terror attack. Police respond too late.

FAMILIAR FORMATION? Quezon City Police District operatives surround a hostaged bus, the same way police did in the 2010 Luneta hostage-taking crisis. DARREN LANGIT

5 years of Aquino: Highs and lows

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:05 PM

Rappler looks back at the most criticized and most applauded statements and actions of President Aquino

LAST SONA. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III smiles during a signing ceremony between Philippine's Department of Trade (DTI) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) on business promotion cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 2015. File photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

Rappler Newscast | April 23, 2014

Apr 23, 2014 - 8:25 PM

PH and HK resolve 2010 hostage crisis Lacson: pork barrel scam critics got kickbacks Napoles’ lawyer says his client did not ask to be a state witness

From PH to Hong Kong: Hard to say I’m sorry

Feb 16, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Despite it holding absolutely no political authority in defense and out of solidarity for this tropical country that holds my heart and my passport I just looked around the table and said I’m sorry

Rappler Newscast | November 1, 2013

Nov 01, 2013 - 9:14 PM

Hong Kong says Manila’s apology is not enough US Secretary of State says US spying went too far in some cases Anonymous hacks Singapore newspaper site

China to PH: Don't forget HK hostages

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:39 PM

UPDATED China backs the survivors demands after President Benigno Aquino III refuses to apologize over the 2010 hostage crisis in Manila

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

Despite Erap apology, HK hostage victims plan to sue PH

Aug 21, 2013 - 3:29 PM

New Manila Mayor Erap Estrada s apology is insincere says one victim

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

Opinion: Friendly takes a bad turn in Hong Kong

Jun 06, 2013 - 8:00 AM

What was a friendly match took a turn for the worse after Hong Kong locals racially abused the Filipino crowd

File photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Manila hostage crisis: Hong Kong presses for apology

Aug 23, 2012 - 6:33 PM

Two years after the Manila hostage crisis Hong Kong families renew their demand for Philippine government apology

DEMAND FOR APOLOGY. A woman (C) amongst survivors and relatives of eight Hong Kong tourists who were killed exactly two years ago in a 2010 Philippine bus hostage fiasco in Manila cries as they gather outside the Philippines consulate in Hong Kong to demand an apology on August 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez