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De Lima survives ‘near-death’ hostage-taking | The wRap

De Lima survives ‘near-death’ hostage-taking | The wRap
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Former senator Leila de Lima says she is safe following a hostage-taking inside Camp Crame in Quezon City on Sunday morning, October 9.

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signs, on Monday, October 10, the SIM Card Registration Act, which requires Filipinos to register their SIM cards along with any government-issued identification document in an ambitious move to combat fraud.

A three-year-old child nicknamed “Ammy” is the only child to escape unscathed last week’s massacre at a nursery in northeast Thailand. 

Explosions shake the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Monday, October 10, after Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of a terrorist attack on a bridge linking Russia and Crimea.

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board warns Public Utility Vehicle drivers against overcharging their passengers. 

Filipino-Australian singer James Reid is featured in “Yes,” one of the songs in Korean rock band The Rose’s latest album Heal. 

The cast of F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers is coming to the Philippines. Thai entertainment group GMMTV announces the Thai actors are bringing their ‘Shooting Star concert tour’ to Manila on November 19 at the World Trade Center, Pasay. — Rappler.com