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Abus free Chinese hostage; Filipino student escapes


The Sulu faction of the Abu Sayyaf terror group has freed a Malaysian-Chinese man it had held captive for six months, according to the military.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Rented’ van used in foiled abduction

Police are looking for two men who rented the white van that was used in what was believed to be an attempt to kidnap a 13-year-old male student in Quiapo, Manila, on Nov. 27.

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MPD traces van used in failed ‘abduction’


The Manila Police District (MPD) said it had identified the owner of the white van used in what may be a failed abduction targeting a 13-year-old male student in Quiapo last week.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Many kidnap cases linked to illegal drugs, gambling debts – anti-crime group

MRPO founding chair Teresita Ang-See INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An anti-crime watchdog has warned that many kidnapping cases in the Philippines are not for ransom alone and are linked to illegal drugs, gambling debts and rivalry between criminal gangs.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Family makes tearful plea for abducted Miss Honduras

Miss Honduras 2014

The family of the reigning Miss Honduras pleaded with police Monday to find their teenage daughter, who was abducted just days before she was set to fly to London for the Miss World contest.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »