By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
The chief of the San Juan City police and members of his Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team were relieved of their posts Thursday as an investigation got under way on their possible lapses in handling the June 27 hostage drama that left a lawyer and a security guard dead.
By Jeannette Andrade
A 57-year-old American national who was reportedly dumped by his Filipina girlfriend has reportedly held hostage an employee of an apartelle in Quezon City.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
Four more people were injured, including a policeman, in a grenade explosion while police were clearing the scene of a 10-hour hostage drama that ended in the killing of five people, including the hostage-taker, on New Year’s Eve.
By Michael Lim Ubac
, Nancy Carvajal
President Benigno Aquino III is upholding the Philippine government’s position not to extend a formal apology to Hong Kong for the August 2010 Rizal Park hostage crisis which left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.
A 5-year-old boy held hostage in an underground Alabama bunker for almost a week was rescued Monday in a raid that left the kidnapper dead, authorities said.