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Kidnap victim recounts ‘horrible’ ordeal at Senate hearing

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A victim of kidnapping twice on Tuesday faced the Senate and shared his “horrible” experience that may well illustrate the deteriorating law and order in the country.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palparan asks CA to quash kidnap, illegal detention case

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Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr.   RAFFY LERMA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The lawyers of retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. asked the Court of Appeals, on Monday, to quash the kidnapping and serious illegal detention case filed against him for the 2006 abduction of two University of the Philippines students in Bulacan province.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Faraway dream of Tsinoys: To be unafraid

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ILLUSTRATION BY STEPH BRAVO

The Philippine National Police’s Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) replaced the Presidential Anti-Crime Emergency Response (Pacer) in 2012. It is a unit encompassing other crimes besides KFRs. Again, the situation has deteriorated alarmingly; not just Tsinoys and Filipinos but also Koreans and other nationalities have joined the roster of KFR, or kidnap for ransom, victims.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Scared, Chinese-Filipinos flee PH to start anew abroad

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illustration by steph bravo

Ten years before the kidnapping and murder of Betti Chua Sy, a funeral-protest march 10 kilometers long and attended by 20,000 people was held for another victimized member of the Chinese-Filipino community.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Tsinoys as kidnap targets: Hard workers, silent victims

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Seven out of 10 kidnap-for-ransom (KFR) victims in Manila this year are Tsinoys—Chinese-Filipinos with every right to live in peace as much as the next Pinoy; Filipino citizens and ethnic Chinese, not aliens.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

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