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Hong Kong march denounces bungled Philippine hostage rescue

Tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to denounce the Philippines' bungled hostage rescue in which eight Hong Kong tourists were shot dead.


Philippines mourns, HK angry after hijack deaths

Philippines mourns, HK angry after hijack deaths

The Philippines acknowledged "inadequacies" in handling a hostage crisis that killed eight Hong Kong tourists, as anger over the botched negotiations erupted Tuesday in Hong Kong with demonstrations and harsh words.

Senh: Suddenly, the plot for "Speed" doesn't seem too far-fetched. I don't know if you can blame Philippines for this. They probably did the best they could under the circumstances. It's the hijacker that deserves the anger from HK, not the country.


Philippines hostages likely to be freed soon: government

Tribal gunmen holding 46 hostages in the southern Philippines have reached an agreement with negotiators and will free all those in captivity, a government spokesman said on Saturday.


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