Issue: April 24, 2014   (Archive)
Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Closure for families `so victims can find peace'
The families of victims of the 2010 deadly Manila hostage drama are finally getting some closure.



'Most sorrowful regret'
Hong Kong yesterday lifted the black travel alert and diplomatic sanctions imposed on the Philippines after family members and survivors of the 2010 Manila bus hostage incident accepted the Philippines' "most sorrowful regret, profound sympathy and sincere condolences."

How the marathon unfolded
Aug 23, 2010: A hostage-taking in Manila ends as seven Hong Kong tourists and their tour guide are killed in their coach by a deranged ex-cop.

Disgraced president comes back a hero
Joseph Estrada's reputation was in tatters when he was kicked out of office three years into his presidency in 2001.

Long road to finding a final resolution
Benigno Aquino, the son of famous parents, was barely in his second month in office as president of the Philippines when he was confronted with the biggest crisis of his political career.



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