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The Massacre Victims of Luneta and Maguindanao

The victims of the Luneta massacre —Chinese tourists from Hong Kong —and the victims of the Maguindanao massacre have much in common. Both were victims of multiple murders at the hands of state agents. 947 more words

Apologize, Damn You

I once got a good piece of advice, one that was contrary to what I’d always believed, to be completely honest about it, from Mr. Rene Q. 876 more words

Politics

Families of Victims of Manila Bus Siege Demand for Apology

The Manila Bus Hostage incident that happened on August 23, 2010, where 8 Hong Kong nationals were awfully killed by the disgruntled former senior inspector, Rolando Mendoza is now creating a backlash to the Philippine National Government over its poor handling of the incident that cause the death of the hostages. 429 more words

Travel And Food

Two Years after the Bloodbath

Exactly two years ago, on the day after the bloodbath at the Quirino Grandstand, this was the headline of The Philippine Daily Inquirer. Yesterday marked the second year of the infamous Manila Hostage Tragedy where 8 Hong Kong tourists died when dismissed police officer Senior Inspector Rolando Mendoza hijacked a tourist bus carrying 25 people in an attempt to get his job back. 966 more words

Philippines

A Year After

This day marks the first anniversary of the infamous Manila Hostage Tragedy where 8 Hong Kong tourists died when dismissed police officer Senior Inspector Rolando Mendoza hijacked a tourist bus carrying 25 people in an attempt to get his job back. 751 more words

Pinoy

A Year After…

It was more than a perfect storm, neither was it an ordinary hostage drama. Exactly a year ago, a hostage situation took place at Quirino grandstand. 322 more words

Philippines

2010: The year of the rise of the Philippine idiocracy!

What a year it has been! 2010 is the year I and many other like-minded people will never forget. As a Filipino, I never thought it was still possible to learn many new things about the culture I was born into. 1,500 more words

Noynoy Aquino