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Hong Kong Disappointed with Revised Committee Report

May 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Hong Kong officials expressed disappointment over the Philippine legal team-revised IIRC (Incident Investigation and Review Committee) report which spared several officials from the “harsh” punishment recommended by the committee tasked to investigate the tragic Manila bus hijacking which left eight Hong Kong nationals dead.   A Hong Kong government spokesman said in a statement that, […]

Hong Kong Lawmakers Demand Apology and Compensation

September 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rolando Mendoza may have already been buried, but the damaging effects of his atrocious acts against the hostages linger on. Aside from causing a rift in the diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Hong Kong, the 10-hour hostage-taking that led to the death of eight Hong Kong nationals and injuries for those who have survived, […]

Chinese Scientists Invent Anti-HIV Gel

March 21, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Chinese scientists are designing a gel containing an experimental drug which they hope can reduce HIV infections in women. The search for this “HIV-inhibitor” or prophylaxis is gaining urgency in China as studies show that HIV infections are rising sharply among Chinese women, with sex becoming the number one mode of HIV transmission. According to […]

Philippines Held A National Day of Mourning for Hostage-Taking Victims

January 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Today is a national day of mourning in the Philippines. All flags are on half-mast and government employees observed three minutes of silence wherein all government services, except those for emergency services and border control, have been suspended. A makeshift shrine was also erected in front of the Quirino Grandstand, where the 11-hour hostage-taking took […]

Philippines: At least 10 Might Be Charged in Botched Bus Rescue

January 21, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The committee investigating the botched Hong Kong tourist bus rescue is only just about to finish the report to be submitted to President Benigno Aquino III later in the week, but this early its chairperson, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima, said at least 10 people might be charged in the bungled rescue of tourists last […]

The Manila Bus Hostage Crisis Video Reveals Lapses

August 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Manila Bus Hostage Crisis Videos Reveals Lapses – former Manila Police, Inspector Rolando Mendoza held hostage 22 Hong Kong Nationals and 4 Filipinos aboard a Travel Bus in Manila, particularly at the Quirino Grandstand. Negotiations were held and all was looking to end up well. All of a sudden hell break lose and the […]

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