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Japanese businessman shot dead by motorcycle-riding assailants

A man from Aichi Prefecture was fatally shot by a motorcycle-riding gunman who targeted his convoy just hours after he arrived in Manila for a business trip, the police said. Seiki Mizuno, 48, was killed when the gunman, riding tandem, opened fire on a van carrying him, three other Japanese and two Filipinos just before…
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Commentator of a radio station in critical condition after being shot

A commentator of a community radio station is in critical condition after he was shot several times on Wednesday night by still unknown assailants. A police report said Julito Orillaneda, 35, owner and operator of the dxJB FM, was about to disembark from a tricycle when the gunman on a motorcycle shot him several times,…
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Western governments warning its citizens against travel to Philippines

Western governments are warning its citizens against traveling to Philippines, especially all Mindanao, citing the rising threats of terror attacks and kidnappings by Islamist militants. Recent advise, released on Tuesday, warned terrorists were “very likely” to carry out attacks anywhere in the Philippines, including Manila. It said the most acute threat was in the south…
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Reports indicate increased threat level at popular tourist destinations

Terrorists are planning to kidnap foreigners in tourist hot spots across the central and western Philippines, Western governments said Wednesday following a foiled abduction attempt by Islamic militants a month ago. Security has been increased on the western island of Palawan, one of the Philippines’ most popular tourist destinations, after the US embassy warned of…
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