By Annelle Tayao-Juego
For the sixth time, a Manila court postponed the promulgation of judgment in the kidnapping and double homicide case against two men for the 2000 abduction and killing of 5-year-old Eunice Kaye Chuang and her nanny, this time because of a “conflict” in the judge’s schedule.
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.
By Julie S. Alipala
Swiss national Lorenzo Vinciguerra, one of two European birdwatchers the Abu Sayyaf kidnapped more than two years ago, escaped from captivity during a military strike against his captors in Sulu, and apparently even killing one of them Saturday morning.
Nigerian security personnel have stepped up efforts to rescue three kidnapped foreigners in the oil-rich Niger Delta, a military official said Friday.
By Julie Alipala and Liza Jocson
Five suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf were killed as the military launched combat operations in Sumisip, Basilan, a military spokesperson said on Monday.