quirino hostage - updates

Rappler's latest stories on quirino hostage


Erap in HK to bring compensation for hostage victims

Apr 22, 2014 - 2:21 PM

UPDATED Bringing an undisclosed amount of cash and reportedly accompanied by two national officials he says we should take responsibility for the 2010 incident

Luneta crisis: Erap to meet Hong Kong officials April 24

Apr 21, 2014 - 8:40 PM

The meeting is reportedly a joint effort by the Manila city government and Malacañang even as the President maintains that no apology is necessary

HK, MANILA TIES. Manila mayor Erap Estrada again plans to visit Hong Kong to make amends over the botched 2010 Quirino hostage taking incident. Photo by Rappler

Erap sets HK trip after birthday to make amends

Apr 15, 2014 - 7:22 PM

After his birthday on April 19 Manila Mayor Erap Estrada intends to travel to Hong Kong to personally say sorry for the botched 2010 Quirino hostage crisis

HK to scrap visa-free access for Filipinos?

Nov 08, 2013 - 5:05 PM

Palace Communication Secretary Sonny Coloma says the two sides are working quietly to resolve the issue

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

HK to PH: Take 'concrete steps' or face sanctions

Nov 05, 2013 - 3:16 PM

UPDATED Without going into specifics Hong Kong s Leung warns of sanctions as lawmakers mull the cancellation of visa free travel for visitors from PH

APOLOGY OR FACE SANCTIONS. In this file photo, Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying arrives to attend the Leaders Retreat during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bali, Indonesia, 07 October 2013. EPA/Dita Alangkara/Pool