Monday, December 24, 2012

Master Article List, 2000 Jan. - June

Master Article List 1985-1999,
Master Article List, 2000 Jan. - June
Master Article List 2001
Master Article List 2002
Master Article List 2003-2012


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January 1, 2000, WIN News, Philippines: Family Planning Opposed by Catholic Church, 643 words
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January 2, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, page 12, 'Balweg knew he was going to die', by Tony Bergonia,
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January 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't leaves door open for NDF, by Paolo Romero,
January 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:22 AM, Estrada children unload themselves of key positions,
January 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:13 AM, Maceda to file suit vs Vizconde,
January 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:52 AM, Cebu seaweed specialist cries foul on "reduction" issue,
January 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:47 AM, Etta chides SC on impeachment decision,
January 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:22 AM, Shield economy from politics, Erap reminds economic managers,
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January 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, 4 NPA rebels killed in N. Samar encounter, by Paolo Romero...,
January 7, 2000, ABS-CBN, 04:33:59 AM, It's not yet over, by Mike Cohen (01/07/2000)
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January 8, 2000, BBC News, Philippines reform package shelved,
January 8, 2000,The Philippine Star, Joma behind Balweg's murder? by Paolo Romero, Teddy Molina,
January 8, 2000, The Straits Times, p.44, Philippine Troops to Attack Rebels, [Page View]
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January 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.16, 112 fell victim to kidnappers, [Page View]
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January 11, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Filipino gang abducts Chinese businesswoman, [Page View]
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January 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, NPAs seize Air Force chaplain,
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January 17, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:27 AM, Intramuros is falling apart, by Boo Chanco,
January 17, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:18 PM, Corporate employees join rallies in Ayala Ave.,
January 17, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:14 PM, FVR walk now reaches EDSA Shrine,
January 17, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:00 PM, Trial can't start on absence of quorum,
January 17, 2000, ABS-CBN, Private prosecutors call on Davide to follow Pimentel's 'noble example',
January 17, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:28 PM, Private prosecutors as well to withdraw appearance in the court,
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January 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:00:00 AM, Desperate effort in combating crime, by Kiko Pangilinan,
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January 22, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:11 PM, Senate vows to block "bank secrecy law" revision,
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January 23, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:16 PM, Separate military-NPA encounters claim five casualties,
January 23, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:12 PM, AFP lists 13 rebel stronghold,
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January 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:11 PM, World Bank officials congratulate GMA,
January 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:45 PM, SC issues TRO vs dumping in San Mateo,
January 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:38 PM, RP peso ends firmer,
January 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:14 PM, Malacañang to complete appointments in 10 days,
January 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:02 PM, IBP condemns hold-departure order vs. Estrada et. al.,
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January 26, 2001, BBC News, Arroyo gets tough with new cabinet,
January 26, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:41 PM, Guidelines set to safeguard war games,
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January 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:56 PM, Cardinal Sin renews tirade against Estrada,
January 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:10 PM, Estrada hastens passage of Securities Act,
January 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:59 PM, AFP to secure sites of RP-US military exercises,
January 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:05 AM, 2 jeepney hold-uppers shot dead,
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January 30, 2001, BBC News, Arroyo pledges to 'crush' enemies,
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January 31, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf frees trader in Sulu after 70 days, by Roel Pareño,
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February 2, 2000, ICT Herzliya, Philippines Army Says MIFL Recruits Working for Abu Sayyaf,
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February 3, 2000, CNN.com, The War Within, Looks at Muslim extremism in UK. by Christine Amanpour,
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February 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf rebels kidnap bank teller, by Roel Pareño,
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February 8, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer,Op-Ed, Vigilantes and cannibals, by Michael L. Tan,
February 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Businesswise: Set Manero free, by Firmo M. Tripon,
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February 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, US troops due here tomorrow,
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February 13, 2000, The Filipino Express, Rebels free businessman, then kidnap another,
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February 15, 2000, The Philippine Star, Alert on in Sulu amid Sayyaf terror plot, John Unson, Roel Pareño,
February 15, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:26 PM, The mysterious Asi puppeteer, by Barry Pascua,
February 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.29, Muslim Rebels Kill Filipino Sergeant, [Page View]
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February 18, 2000, Straits Times, KL-Jakarta border panel now a catalyst for boosting economic growth,
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February 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:05 PM, PBA's "elite 25" list, by Barry Pascua,
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February 20, 2000, BBC News, Philippines peace talks off,
February 20, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Official tells people to arm themselves, [Page View]
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February 21, 2000, BBC News, Philippines grenade attack,
February 21, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:41 AM, "No SC gag order on me" -- Perez,
February 21, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:14 AM, Gay promoter arrested for recruiting students,
February 21, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:00 AM, Robbers arrested in hold up try,
February 21, 2001, ABS-CBN, 12:13 AM, Estrada mistress backs out,
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February 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Series of bombings in Basilan kills one, wounds 18 others, by Manolette C. Payumo,
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February 25, 2000, CNN, 9:53 PM HKT (1353 GMT) At least 16 die of burns in Philippine bus bombing,
February 25, 2000, New York Times, 41 Dead in Philippines Bombing,
February 25, 2000, The Independent, Bus bomb kills 32 Filipinos in ferry explosion,____________________________________
February 26, 2000, Los Angeles Times, Bomb Aboard Bus Kills 26 in Philippines,
February 26, 2000, The Independent (London), Bus bomb kills 32 Filipinos in ferry explosion,
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February 28, 2000, BusinessWorld (Philippines) After bombings, rebels burn bus in Davao City,
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February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:39 PM, MILF says all-out war in Mindanao possible,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:06 PM, Robbers strike anew, burglarize Mercury Drug,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:24 PM, MILF abducts another farmer in North Cotabato,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:29 PM, Sandiganbayan junks $150M Marcos settlement,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:40 PM, PSE's Almadro to file countersuit against Dante Tan,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:33 PM, RP owes SGS P4.5 billion,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:00 PM, Mayon erupts again twice,
February 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:36 PM, 9 firms select public schools to be granted aid,
February 29, 2000, Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf tells Sulu clergy: Convert to Islam or face, Roel Pareño,
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March 1, 2000, BusinessWorld (Philippines), Peace talks to proceed despite bombings,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:51 AM, Death toll in Ozamiz bombing reaches 37,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:59 AM, Manhunt for CL holdup gang leader on,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:54 AM, Newsboy molests 4 yr old neighbor,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:54 AM, Rapist father arrested,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:20 AM, Fugitive robber-killer nabbed,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:28 AM, Female's hacked up corpse found in Pasay,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:03 AM, Yasay linked to Dante Tan's PR man,
March 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:38 AM, Razon sacks WPD Integrated Jail Unit,
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March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:57 PM, Transport groups threaten massive strike,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:15 PM, RP welcomes U.S. assistance to Mt. Mayon victims,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:00 PM, Martial Law victims to go to Swiss SC,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:11 PM, Makati, Valenzuela Metro's most polluted area,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:04 PM, Gov't workers to get wage hike soon -- Palace,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:23 PM, Shell, Petron depot in NegOr strafed,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:49 PM, Biazon dismisses RAM threats,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:05 PM, Army-NPA clash in Bohol,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:43 PM, 2 ASG killed while extorting in Basilan,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:17 PM, L300 van burned in Saranggani,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:04 PM, Perception of cronyism hurting stocks - Yasay,
March 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:23 AM, Marine slain in robbery attempt,
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March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:27 PM, RP, US wrap up Balikatan 2000,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:25 PM, PNP senior officers in hot water,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:37 PM, Ten-second earthquake shakes Legaspi,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:27 PM, Joma accuses Lacson of coddling ABB,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:05 PM, Miners threaten to hostage Davao airport,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:44 AM, Davao entry of international drug ring feared,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:35 AM, Cavite cop-witness ambushed,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:06 AM, Mayon explosion beneficial to agriculture,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:25 AM, Mayon evacuees cramp public schools,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:02 AM, CBCP promotes porn-free Internet server,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:48 AM, Pinoy seafarers pass Japanese licensure exam,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:18 AM, CSC supports Lacson proposal on overweight cops,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:52 AM, Roco revives bill to repeal vagrancy law,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:31 AM, Estrada gives Bukidnon towns P1M,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:53 AM, Marcos money earns presidential merit award,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:45 AM, Yasay wants press reports regulated,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:27 AM, Estrada okayed firing of Journal's 300 workers,
March 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:04 AM, ABB chief says bombings part of their tactic,
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March 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf leader nabbed, by Roel Pareño,
March 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.47, Muslim Nabbed Over Bomb Attacks, [Page View]
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March 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:06 AM, Silly, ridiculous, by Barry Pascua,
March 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:36 AM, MILF rebs raid Christian village,
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March 7, 2000, CNN.com, Amnesty report says Indonesian forces torture, kill rebels,
March 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, ABB to purse peace talks with gov't despite bombings,
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March 8, 2000, BBC News, Asia mulls piracy measures,
March 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Afghans trained Moro rebs behind bombing?
March 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Afghan training of rebels probed, by Cathy Rose A.Garcia,
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March 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:40 AM, Shooter's Bounce, by Barry Pascua,
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March 12, 2000, New York Times, After Slaying, an Effort to Move Pakistan Trial,
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March 14, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF on firearms acquisition recruitment binge,
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March 16, 2000, BBC News, Philippine child rebel defiant,
March 16, 2000, Philippine Star, 2 dead, 6 hurt in bus blasts in South, Suspect In Ozamiz Bombing Falls,
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March 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:03 AM, Is Tanduay really unstoppable?, by Barry Pascua,
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March 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF threatens to quit peace talks, by Marie Leotes, Cathy Rose Garcia
March 20, 2000, Bernama, Gov't Not Giving Up Talks with MORO Separatists,

Monday, March 20, 8:30 AM, Basilan Schools' Abduction (...OR MARCH 19?)
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March 21, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf rebels take 77 people hostage in Basilan,
March 21, 2000,The Philippine Star, Seven slain as Muslim rebels attack army outpost in Lanao
March 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro terrorists abduct Basilan priest, teacher, Cathy Rose A.Garcia,
March 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Second abduction by Abu Sayaff this month Moro...abduct Basilan priest,
March 21, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Page 3, Abu Sayyaf rebels seize 2 Basilan schools,
March 21, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Autonomy or Separation; MNLF warns of war again,
March 21, 2000, AFP / The Straits Times, p.28, Four Abducted by Muslim Rebels, [Page View]
March 21, 2000, PHNO, Abu Sayyaf Rebels Take 77 Hostages in Basilan, Diigo,
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March 22, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Basilan rebels threaten to kill 43 hostages, by Julia Alipala-Inot,
March 22, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Erap orders all-out war vs Moro rebels
March 22, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Muslim Rebels Threaten to Kill 43 Hostages,
March 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada orders new offensive vs Moro rebels in Mindanao,
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March 23, 2001, BBC News, Philippines to review ban on sex film,
March 23, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.3, Abu Sayyaf rebs free pregnant woman, 2 boys,
March 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, 2 kidnap victims rescued, by Roel Pareno,
March 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, AFP won't negotiate with Sayyaf for hostages' release,
March 23, 2000, The Philippine Star Editorial, The Abu Sayyaf threat,
March 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't won't negotiate for hostages release,
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March 24, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.6, Cops rescue 2 teachers from Basilan abductors,
March 24, 2000, AP Online, Muslim Rebels Threaten Hostages,
March 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, 'Crisis committee' to handle Sayyaf negotiations,
March 24, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov t to get back Basilan hostages from Abu Sayaff,
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March 25, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Muslims Release Hostages,
March 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Military ready to help fight kidnaps,
March 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.1, Abu Sayyaf chief's kin abducted,
March 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.4, Military warns Kauswagan folk on house burning,
March 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.17, Sayyaf head a gov't agent, says legislator, Nash Maulana,
March 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.21, Abu Sayyaf chief's kin abducted,
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March 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, 18 Abu Sayyaf hostages freed, by Roel Pareño, with Paolo Romero..,
March 26, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Abu Sayyaf Frees 18 Basilan Hostages
March 26, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:28 PM Change of Jurisdiction, by Mike Cohen,
March 26, 2000, AFP / The Straits Times, p.27, Rebels release 18 hostages in Philippines, [Page View]
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March 27, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Filipinos To Join Lawsuits Against Japanese Firms,
March 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf to kill captives if Janjalani's kin not freed,
March 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Result of abduction of rebel leaders relatives Abu Sayyaf seen releasing,,,,
March 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Basilan governor, AFP deny part in abductions, by Manolette C. Payumo,
March 27, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu Sayyaf chief's kin abducted, by Julie Alipala-Inot, Diigo,
March 27, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, UN backed independence vote in Mindanao urged, Diigo, _______________________________________________________________________________
March 28, 2000, The Philippine Star, Military braces for possible attacks on NPA anniversary,
March 28, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't negotiator with Sayyaf quits,
March 28, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Negotiator quits; fate of Abu Sayyaf hostages in jeopardy,
March 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't backs down on Abu Sayyaf.
March 28, 2000, New Straits Times, The true picture of Islam, by Zakiah Koya,
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March 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:04 AM, Female lawyer abducted in Zamboanga del Norte,
March 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:48 PM, Gov't to sue Danding and other SMC officials,
March 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:17 PM, Arroyo names Alvarez to DENR post,
March 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:06 PM, DoJ probes P40-M SIM card smuggling,
March 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:47 PM, Arroyo gov't rates higher than Erap's,
March 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels threatening to kill Basilan hostages,
March 29, 2000, AFP / The Straits Times, p.35, 3 die as hostage-takers clash with troops, [Page View]
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March 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, DND downplays foreign aid to Abu Sayyaf, by Cathy Rose A.Garcia...,
March 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Pope prays for peace in Mindanao, by berty Dones, Paolo Romero and Perseus Echeminada,
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March 31, 2000, BBC News, Suharto: Shades of Pinochet?
March 31, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro leftist rebels forge new alliance,
March 31, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Vigilantes want hostage swap,Diigo,
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April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, ADB commits to lend RP 235 million dollars for Mindanao projects,
April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, A challenge to do better,
April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sin: Estrada causing all our troubles, by Sandy Araneta,
April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't officials laugh off coup rumors,
April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf warns media, owns slay of critic, by Alvin Tarroza and John Unson, Diigo,
April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, ADB commits to lend RP $235 million for Mindanao projects, by Donnabelle L. Gatdula, Diigo,
April 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, ADB commits to lend RP 235 million dollars, by Donnabelle L. Gatdula, Diigo,
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April 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Zamboanga mediamen denounce Abu Sayyaf, by Alvin Tarroza,
April 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Coup rumors,
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April 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, On coup rumors, assassination plots and the Public mood, by Kiko Pangilinan,
April 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Market Forces: An ousted president,
April 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Roots: Christian forgiveness,
April 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Ousting Erap,
April 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada raps rumors of military uprising,
April 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Erap's discussion with his advisers on the economy,
April 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Marcos deal hangs,
April 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Security expert urges new regional models of consensus,
April 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Bugged,
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April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Committee to grant Abu Sayyaf demands on talks, 317 words,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Orly to stay, but wife to leave Cabinet; Angara to stay,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Reform bills tied to new IMF aid, says Buenaventura,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada prepares new anti-poverty program,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, SILENT PROTEST'S WHO'S WHO,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Silent Protest movement campaigns vs Erap's gov't,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Guingona to Estrada: Quit now for RP sake,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, IMF airs concern about Erap gov't expenditure plan,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Profile: Homeless millionaires of Payatas,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Eastern Telecom-Alcatel deal,
April 4, 2000, BusinessWorld, Telecoms reform program stalls (Senators losing interest in liberalization),
April 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Promoting entrepreneurship,
April 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, Vigilantes give Sayyaf April 15 deadline, by Alvin Tarroza,
April 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, 4 MILFs, soldier die in new clash,
April 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, It's not a matter of time, but a matter of will, by Maximo V. Soliven,
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April 5, 2000, ICT.org, Hostage Crisis in the Philippines Continues,
April 5, 2000 ABS-CBN, 3:31 PM, Estrada belittles Silent Protest movement, Guingona,
April 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Cordillera leader warns of fresh hostilities,
April 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Probe of Malacanang sought,
April 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Refute raps, Gemma told,
April 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Drunken soldiers kill six in Mindoro,
April 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, 'Crazy people' in band, Estrada says of Silent Protest movement,
April 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ombudsman raps ex-SRA executives in sugar scam (Officials charged in court),
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April 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Padilla's help last resort, 202 words,
April 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, AFP troops pulled from Mindoro after two drunk soldiers killed six civilians,
April 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ill-gotten wealth,
April 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Lawyer asks SC to gag Silent Protest group, others attacking President Estrada,
April 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Washington outlines strategy to combat Internet crimes,
April 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada's ratings,
April 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, Janjalani's pregnant wife, daughter freed,
April 6, 2000, Seattle Times / AP, That rumble . . . was it my tummy or the volcano?, by Jim Gomez,
April 6, 2000, PHNO, Abu Sayyaf Plans Movie Starring Robin as Slain Chief, Diigo,
April 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, 8 Moro rebels 4 soldiers killed in Lanao Norte clashes,
April 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Basilan Hostages Erap won t let Robin join talks,
April 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, RP seeks 2 M dollars ADB grant for surveillance network,
April 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, 8 Moro rebels, 4 soldiers killed in Lanao Norte clashes,
April 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, An environmental hot spot,
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April 7, 2000, ABS-CBN, Terror sought by Abu Sayyaf to hasten hostage swap deal,
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Drunk soldiers to be tried,
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, No Moro peace agreement by June, MILF leader says won't meet Erap deadline,
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Rule of Law: Anatomy of a coup rumor.
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Graft charges filed against DoF, Shell, Petron executives.
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, ABS-CBN posts 15% income growth.
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Erap buddy to be named PNOC chief.
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ombudsman to appeal Lapid's reinstatement.
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Silent Protest founder unfazed by sedition rap.
April 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, RP needs stronger, steadier leader, ex-president claims,
Diigo, April 7, 2000, PHNO, Vigilantes Release Janjalani Wife, Infant,
April 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, A daily nightmare,
April 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Janjalani's wife, daughter freed, by Alvin Tarroza,
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April 8, 2000, The Straits Times, p.45, Philippine rebels free 2, [Page View]
April 8, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf frees two hostages,
April 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Mindanao peace summit eyed, by Edith Regalado,
April 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Mindanao peace summit eyed,
April 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, RP still most attractive to foreign investors FVR,
April 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf frees kidnapped trader, by John Unson,
April 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf frees 2 students as 'gesture of gratitude,
April 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Punctuality Week,
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April 9, 2000, AP Online, Bomb Explodes in Philippines, 404 words,
April 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, A safe blood supply,
April 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Iranian terrorist intercepted at NAIA, by Rey Arquiza,
April 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, 'Opposition bankrupt, leaderless', by Paolo Romero
April 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Mindoro massacre suspect falls by Joe Leuterio, Gina Tabonares,
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April 10, 2000, BBC News, Doctors stop Suharto questioning,
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Army troops kill 19 Moro rebels in MILF camp raid,
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF camps may become ecozones,
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Dear Editor: Napocor clarifies contracts with IPPs.
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada urges American investors to look beyond 'the theatricals'.
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, NTC to allow another telecom firm to fill Islacom's rollout obligations in Visayas.
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, 'Silent Protest' in Cebu island.
April 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Protests against Estrada not surprising, claims NDFP,
April 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, Lee has only 2 security escorts, says Villanueva, by Edith Regalado, Diigo,
April 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, Vigilantes threaten to rescue Sayyaf hostages, by Roel Pareño, Diigo,
April 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada supports dev't plan for MILF areas says Aventajado,
April 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Earth Week 2000,
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April 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, An opposition in disarray,
April 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf: Give us Robin or we'll give you death,
April 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, Replace MMDA, Mathay urges, by Romel Bagares,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Killings to start in two days unless demands granted Moro terrorists threaten to start executing hostages, by Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Diigo,April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro terrorists threaten to start executing hostages, by Cathy Rose A.Garcia,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Attacks on MILF camps in Lanao to persist - AFP,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, BellTel bent on finishing rollout plans sans partner,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Revenue officials to investigate 20 large taxpayers ('Patterns of unsatisfactory compliance' detected),
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Underemployed down to 6.12M as industry recovers,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, German report names Marcos advisers,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Suspected leftists in Bohol burn four trucks,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Four OFWs get pardon,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Deputy scores Desierto,
April 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mojica suspension sought,
April 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf, vigilante group renew threats,
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April 12, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Attacked in Philippines,
April 12, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Military Kill 41 Guerrillas,
April 12, 2000, Star, Beware of the Moro rebs who never miss a trick: Will Robin be hostage, 'action star'
April 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't, MILF meet on Lanao clashes,
April 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels not to blame for blackout in Mindanao -- Zamora,
April 12, 2000, The Straits Times, p.29, Manila actor to help in hostage crisis, [Page View]
April 12, 2000, The Straits Times, p.29, Giving in to rebels 'a dangerous precedent', [Page View]
April 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, Akbar tagged in Janjalani helper's abduction,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Suspected rebs gun down ex-Army major linked to Dulag slay,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, The surveys, their meaning; Apocalypse, if Mindanao explodes,by Teodoro Benigno,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Basilan exec: We'll wipe out Sayyaf kin, by Alvin Tarroza, Diigo,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Protect intellectual property rights,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Dong vows to survive 'snake pit', by Paolo Romero,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Calimlim now No. 2 in Armed Forces, by Mike Frialde Diigo,
April 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Beware of the Moro rebs who never miss a trick: Will Robin be hostage,'action star'--or stud? by Max Soliven,
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April 13, 2000, Los Angeles Times Wire Reports, At Least 56 Reported Killed After Ferry Tips,
April 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Opinion, Robin just a face-saving device for Sayyaf retreat, by Federico D. Pascual,
April 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf stays beheading after meeting with Robin, by Roel Pareño,
April 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF 'shadow gov't' in Cotabato bared, by Mike Frialde,
April 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, A new spokesman,
April 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Suspected rebs torch poultry farm, by Benjie Villa, Diigo,
April 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Op-Ed, Robin just a face-saving device for Sayyaf retreat, by Federico D.Pascual,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't grants terrorists' demand (Movie actor off to Basilan today to...
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Padilla sees Abu Sayyaf leaders at Basilan camp, by Cathy Rose A.Garcia,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, 70 rebels, 23 soldiers die in Lanao de Norte battle, Cathy Rose A. Garcia,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't, MILF meet on Lanao clashes,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels not to blame for blackout in Mindanao - Zamora,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, AFP wants more money,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Advocacy: Worsening state of copyright piracy,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Malacanang probe body unearths P4.5-B tax credit anomalies,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Southern Luzon workers protest vs violent strike dispersals,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't still to pay for land,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Cop in Bohol arson cleared,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, 2,000 more cops to ensure peace during Pasay polls,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Senators elect Drilon as Senate chief,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Turf war rages as Erap acknowledges mistake in naming two NAFC chiefs,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, PNP admits it's helpless against gambling,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Bill passes on P240-B Napocor loans to gov't,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Trunked radio firm to focus on low-income group,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Nextel considers additional investments in RP,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Sandiganbayan barred from ruling on Olivares request for PJI funds,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Widow wants Erap impeached,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Solons call for 25-yr. log ban in Mindanao,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Probe scandal, SC told,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Decide suit, Imelda asks,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Looc case probe pushed,
April 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Solon wants Cebu probe,
April 13, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Troops kill 41 rebels in raid on Mindanao base, [Page View]
April 13, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Film star to the rescue, [Page View]
April 13, 2000, ABS-CBN, Estrada warns Abu Sayyaf vs harming hostages,
April 13, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:01 PM, Sick child hostages freed as Abu Sayyaf "gift" to Robin,
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April 14, 2000, BBC News, Philippines police disarm bombs,
April 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, 5 'Sayyaf men' nabbed for '95 Cotabato kidnap, by Allen Estabillo, Diigo,
April 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Rice for Sayyaf to open talks,
April 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, RP-US talks on programs for former bases begin, by Aurea Calica, Diigo,
April 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Jerry on old job: A choice between homicide and suicide, by Paolo Romero
April 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Public to pay for Napocor debts,
April 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Will the maritime industry ever shape up?,
April 14, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf seen to free Basilan hostages,
April 14, 2000, BusinessWorld, 54 drown as motor launch capsizes off Jolo,
April 14, 2000, The Straits Times, p.32, 100,000 flee fierce clashes in Philippines, [Page View]
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April 15, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebel Bids 'Impossible', by Aaron Favila, Associated Press Writer,
April 15, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf frees two ailing children, by Edith Regalado and Roel Pareno, Diigo,
April 15, 2000, The Philippine Star, Army overruns MILF camp,
April 15, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Legalizing jueteng,
April 15, 2000, The Philippine Star, NBI arrests suspect in Ozamiz ferry bombing, by Jose Aravilla, Diigo,
April 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.44, Philippine rebels free two sick children, [Page View]
April 15, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf demands on terrorists' release denied,
April 15, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf demands release of jailed terrorists in US,
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April 16, 2000, The Philippine Star,Abu Sayyaf demand impossible - Estrada, by Paolo Romero,
April 16, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, The Abu Sayyaf is having fun, Diigo,
April 16, 2000, PHNO, ERAP, Mercado Call Abu Sayyaf Demands Impossible, Diigo,
April 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Manila rejects rebel demand for freeing of bomber in US,
April 16, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Erap to Abu: We'll teach you a lesson, by Donna S. Cueto and Juliet L. Javellana, Diigo,
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April 17, 2000, AP Online, Quick Peace Unlikely in Philippines, by Oliver Teves,
April 17, 2000, ICT.org, Abu Sayyaf Demands Release of Ramzi Yousef,April 17, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Holy Week prayers,
April 17, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf threatens beheadings anew by Roel Pareño,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Heavy fighting in Lanao del Norte won't delay peace talks peace panel,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Coast Guard can't locate capsized boat's operator; death toll reaches 130,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mass protests greet WB-IMF meetings,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't on track to achieve balanced budget by 2003,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Second SEC report on BW Resources scandal to implicate more,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mayor, treasurer charged,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Justices out of tax credit scam trial,
April 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Foreign ships fishing near RP-claimed islands, reefs,
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April 18, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Shrugs Off Rebel Threat, by Oliver Teves, Associated Press Writer,
April 18, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf warns: We'll kidnap Americans, by Roel Pareño,
April 18, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Silent killers,
April 18, 2000, PHNO, News Blackout Poised Over Abu Sayyaf Antics, Diigo,
April 18, 2000, Philippine Headline News, News Blackout Poised Over Abu Sayyaf Antics,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, National security chief scored for Mindanao problem,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Aguirre scored for Mindanao problem, by Norman P. Aquino and Jennee U. Rubrigo,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Editorial: To Take a Stand: The women of Mindanao speak out,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Editorial, True North: Moro-Moro, by Christina S. Cheng, 700+ words,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Two Quezon town clashes kill five communist rebels and a soldier,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Holy Week schedule at the Manila Cathedral,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Pilgrimage to provincial churches marks Intercon's Lenten celebration,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Menial jobs for prisoners,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ferry hits reef in Batangas, goes down with 17 vehicles,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Database to curb graft in public works projects,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, ASEANWATCH: The devil is in the details,
April 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, RP more attractive given reform bills' passage,
April 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf threatens to kill Americans in RP,
April 18, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Now, Abu Sayyaf threatens to kill, kidnap Americans, by Julie Alipala-Inot, Carlito Pablo, Diigo,
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April 19, 2000, BBC News, Muslim rebels behead two hostages,
April 19, 2000, BBC News, "Sword of God" at war, [Bad Link]
April 19, 2000, Associated Press / Christian Science Monitor, Philippines' rebel threats escalate,
April 19, 2000, AP Online, Two Philippine Hostages Beheaded,
April 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, Estrada favors news blackout on Abu Sayyaf,
April 19, 2000, PHNO, Rebuffed, Sayyaf to Behead 2 Male Hostages Today, Diigo,
April 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, Demotion, fines for 3 US sailors, by Aurea Calica, Diigo,
April 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Cleaning up the BIR,
April 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada to spend birthday with poor, by Paolo Romero,
April 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, 10 'Kristos' to be nailed in Pampanga; number of young flagellants up,
April 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf's 'gift' to Estrada: Two hostages' heads, by Aurea Calica,
April 19, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Rebuffed, Sayyaf to Behead 2 Male Hostages Today,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Wednesday worries, Tangoing with terrorists,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't ready to counter terrorism (Aguirre downplays Abu Sayyaf threat)
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, ARMM's Misuari scores AFP killing of MNLF fighters,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, International Herald Tribune picks Manila as its 8th print site in Asia,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ombudsman suspends LWUA chief for six months,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Erap's public satisfaction rating still on decline,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, AdLib: Movie stars in the foreign service,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Wednesday worries, Tangoing with terrorists, Diigo,
April 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, BIR resistance to reform seen abetting graft,
April 19, 2000, The Straits Times, p.40, US rejects call by rebels to free terrorists, [Page View]
April 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf claims 2 male hostages beheaded,
April 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, US embassy to Americans: Stay away from Basilan,
April 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, Estrada favors news blackout on Abu Sayyaf,
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April 20, 2000, BBC News, Philippine executions revenge threat,
April 20, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Jet Data Recorder Found, by Jim Gomez, 655 words,
April 20, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Pilot Had Poor Visibility, by Jim Gomez,
April 20, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Hostage Rescue Planned,
April 20, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Rebels kill two hostages,
April 20, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 2 Abu Sayyaf Hostages Beheaded,
April 20, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Actor goes to hostage-takers' den,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf claims to have beheaded two teachers, by Roel Pareño and Paolo Romero,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Cebuano to be nailed for 11th time amid money-making raps,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Kidnap gang busted, by Mike Frialde,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Soldiers or Moro rebs? In Maguindanao, looks can be deceiving, by John Unson
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Opinion, We favor partial news blackout on Abu Sayyaf - Postscript, by Federico D.Pascual,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Flying the dangerous skies,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Cebuano to be nailed for 11th time amid money-making raps,
April 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Blame Estrada s macho policy for turmoil in Mindanao Dureza,
April 20, 2002, The Philippine Star, US allots $4 million for Basilan projects, by Paolo Romero and Romel Bagares,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels threaten to abandon peace talks,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, PERSPECTIVE: What the critics of IMF and World Bank gained,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Erap says solons got allowance, not bribe, for backing gov't bill,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Uncertain rules make nation less competitive,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, B-day prayers for Estrada,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Upshot: A third look at Jesus,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Petron bags P3.3-billion Napocor fuel supply need,
April 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, 'Protection of Mother Earth has deep spiritual basis',
April 20, 2000, ABS-CBN, Religious war feared in Basilan after beheadings,
April 20, 2000, PHNO, 2 Abu Sayyaf Hostages Beheaded, Diigo,
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April 21, 2000, BBC News, Philippines shoot-out with Muslim rebels,
April 21, 2000, The Straits Times, p.50, How 2 hostages were beheaded: Rebel, [Page View]
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April 22, AFP Launches Large-Scale Offensive Against the Basilan School Kidnappers
April 22, 2000, BBC News, Philippine troops attack hostage hide-out,
April 22, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Military Attacks Rebels, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words,
April 22, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Military Shells Camp, by Oliver Teves,
April 22, 2000, AP Online, Report: Philippine Army Shells Camp, 559 words,
April 22, 2000, ABS-CBN, Military launches offensive vs. Abu Sayyaf,
April 22, 2000, The Straits Times, p.34, Vigilantes prepare to attack rebel camp, [Page View]
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April 23, 2000, BBC News, Philippine army 'to crush' rebels,
April 23, 2000, New York Times, Filipino Army Attacks Rebels Holding Hostages,
April 23, 2000, The Washington Post, 2 Filipino Soldiers Killed in Rescue Effort,
April 23, 2000, Associated Press, Muslim Camp Attacked in Philippines, 700+ words,
April 23, 2000, The Sunday Herald, Soldiers die in bid to free hostages,
April 23, 2000, Scotland on Sunday, Troops launch new assault on hostage-takers, by Katherine Hope,
April 23, 2000, Seattle Times, Philippine forces attack hostage-holding rebels, Diigo,
April 23, 2000, ICT.org, Philippines Military Launches Hostage Rescue Operation,April 23, 2000, The Filipino Express, 100,000 flee Lanao fighting,
April 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Reawakening,
April 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, Davao airport lacks radar, modern landing equipment, by Edith Regalado,
April 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, Troops start rescue of Sayyaf hostages, by Roel Pareño, with reports from Gina Tabonares,
April 23, 2000, The Straits Times, p.21, Manila launches operation to rescue hostages, [Page View]
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Easter Sunday Evening, April 23, 2000, Sipadan Hostage Taking
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April 24, 2000, BBC News, Gunmen seize tourists in Malaysia,
April 24, 2000, BBC News, Modern pirates: Armed and ruthless,
April 24, 2000, CNN News, Kidnappers flee toward Philippines with hostages from Malaysian resort,
April 24, 2000, CNN News, Philippine negotiator, kidnappers prepare for talks,
April 24, 2000, CNN News, Hunt intensifies for gunmen behind tourist kidnapping at Malaysian resort,
April 24, 2000, The Washington Post, Philippine Forces Hit Rebel Stronghold,
April 24, 2000, The Washington Post / Seattle Times, Muslim rebels in Philippines claim they abducted tourists, by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Diigo,
April 24, 2000, The Associated Press / Seattle Times, Philippine rebels are vague about role in abduction of 20, by Ranjan Roy, Diigo,
April 24, 2000, Associated Press / The Columbian, 20 Hostages Taken in Malaysia, by Ranjan Roy,
April 24, 2000, Associated Press, Gunmen Take Hostages in Malaysia, by Ranjan Roy, 700+ words,
April 24, 2000, Associated Press, Hostages Held on Malaysian Island, by Sean Young, 673 words
April 24, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Army Attacks Muslim Camp, by Pat Roque, 700+ words,
April 24, 2000, AP Online, 21 Held Hostage on Malaysian Island, by Sean Young, 410 words,
April 24, 2000, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Malaysia At Least 20 Hostages Held on Remote Island,
April 24, 2000, The Birmingham Post, Army Kills Rebels in Assault to Free Captive Schoolchildren,
April 24, 2000, The Independent, 20 guerrillas die in gun battle to free hostages, Adam Leigh, K. Muller,
April 24, 2000, Reuters, Philippines ready to intercept kidnappers,
April 24, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Tausug Gunmen Head for RP w/ 20 Abducted Tourists,
April 24, 2000, AFP / The Straits Times, Vengeance beheading by Christian cult, Page 28,
April 24, 2000, The New Straits Times, Christian cult beheads separatist, says report, page 22,
April 24, 2000, New Straits Times, Nine rebels killed in clashes,
April 24, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 28 killed as army presses drive to save hostages, by Aris R. Ilagan,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Lead: Armed pirates take hostages on Sipadan Island,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Sabah East Coast no stranger to pirate attacks,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Graffiti poser on Sipadan Island,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Pirates' den could be located, says Misuari,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, P'pines assures M'sia of help in rescuing hostages,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Kidnapping may be political, says IGP,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Pirates and hostages located, says Defence Minister,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Sabah Deputy Police Chief not among hostages,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, All hostages safe, says Syed Hamid,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Security forces in hot pursuit of pirates,
April 24, 2000, Bernama, Armed pirates take hostages on Sipadan Island,
April 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, Malaysian search team spots abducted foreigners,
April 24, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2 hostages hurt in military ops vs Abu,
April 24, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Filipino troops closing in on rebel camp, [Page View ]
April 24, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Vengeance beheading by Christian cult, [Page View ]
April 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Soldiers kill 1, hurt 4 in Iligan shooting, by Lino De La Cruz, Diigo,
April 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, 20 killed in assault on Abu Sayyaf lair, by Roel Pareño, with Mike Frialde, Efren Danao, Edith Regalado, Diigo,
April 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, No turning back,
April 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Op-Ed, In God's name? - Gotcha, by Jarius Bondoc,
April 24, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Gov't troops press attack on Abu lair, by Julie Alipala-Inot, Diigo,
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April 25, 2000, BBC News, Malaysian kidnap 'puzzle',
April 25, 2000, BBC News, Philippines separatists' kidnap claim,
April 25, 2000, CNN News, Malaysian authorities intensify efforts to rescue hostages taken from resort,
April 25, 2000, Time Magazine, Sometimes, Paradise Can Be a Nightmare, by Tony Karon,
April 25, 2000, New York Times, Tourists Are Seized in Malaysia; Tie to Philippine Clash Claimed,
April 25, 2000, New York Times, 20 Kidnapped From Malaysian Resort Island, by Thomas Fuller,
April 25, 2000, Intl. Herald Tribune, 20 Kidnapped From Malaysian Resort Island, by Thomas Fuller,
April 25, 2000, Albany Times Union (NY), 20 Taken Hostage at Malaysian Resort,
April 25, 2000, Washington Post, Gunmen Take Foreigners Hostage in Malaysia, by Rajiv Chandrasekaran,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Americans Recover From Hostage Drama, by Jocelyn Gecker, 666 words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Americans Escape Malaysia Abduction, by Jocelyn Gecker, 646 words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Back Off Kidnapping Claims, by Pat Roque, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Troops Press Assault, by Pat Roque; 565 words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Hostages Said To Be in Philippines, by Pat Roque, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Malaysia Hostage Search Continues, by Pat Roque, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Hostages, Kidnappers Have Vanished, by Pat Roque, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, AP Online, Malaysia Searches for Hostages, by Ranjan Roy, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, AP, Gunmen Take Hostages in Malaysia, by Ranjan Roy,
April 25, 2000, AP / The Columbian, Malaysia Searches Seas For Hostages, by Ranjan Roy, 630 words,
April 25, 2000, The Cincinnati Post, Kidnappers Take Hostages From Resort, 239 words,
April 25, 2000, The Independent (London) Armed Bandits Seize Tourists on Tropical Isle, by Kathy Marks,
April 25, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Gun Gang Snatches Tourists, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, The Herald, Pirate terror on holiday island,
April 25, 2000, The Mirror, Kidnap Island; Boat raiders grab 10 tourists from diving resort, Mark Dowdney
April 25, 2000, Daily Mail (London) Britons on kidnap alert after coral island terror. by Richard Shears,
April 25, 2000, Daily Record (Glasgow), Kidnap Island: Rebels Are Blamed for Resort Raid, 558 words,
April 25, 2000, The Scotsman, Ten tourists kidnapped from tropical island resort, by David Smith,
April 25, 2000, The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland), Tourists Held Hostage on Paradise Island,
April 25, 2000, Reuters, Malaysia, Philippines Scour Seas for 20 Hostages,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Muslim separatists admit kidnapping foreigners in Malaysia,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Muslim gunmen admit kidnapping foreigners in Malaysia
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Hostages being held near Philippine island group: report,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Philippine official offers bounty for Islamic extremists,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Malaysia counts the cost of hostage drama on tourism trade,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Five arrested in connection with Malaysian resort abduction,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Abu Sayyaf written on Sipadan walls: report,
April 25, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Abu Sayyaf, or Bearer of the Sword, has history written in blood,
April 25, 2000, AP / The Strait Times, Philippine rebels withdraw claim on Malaysian kidnapping,
April 25, 2000, The Malay Mail, Back off, or else?, by Eddie Chua and Tony Emmanuel; 685 words
April 25, 2000, The Malay Mail, The hostages, 250 words,
April 25, 2000,The Malay Mail, Radical splinter group, 283 words,
April 25, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 3 Soldiers, 25 Rebels Killed in Basilan Assault,
April 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.1, Abu Sayyaf linked to Malaysia kidnap,
April 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.18, Abu Sayyaf linked to Malaysia kidnap,
April 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Op-Ed, p.19, Abu Sayyaf's day numbered, by Ramon Tulfo,
April 25, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, AFP: We'll finish rescue on Wednesday, by Julie Alipala-Inot...,
April 25, 2002, The Philippine Star, Crackdown widened in Mindanao, by Paolo Romero,
April 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Moro rebels intensify collection of illegal toll fees on Lanao highway,
April 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, An investment in aircraft safety,
April 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf eyed in kidnap of 22 from Sabah isle,
April 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Ex-MNLF rebels used vs Sayyaf, by Berty Dones, John Unson,
April 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Land mines hamper rescue of 27 hostages in Basilan by Roel Pareño,
April 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Coming soon: The Great Escape of Abu Sayyaf - Federico D. Pascual,
April 25, 2000, New Straits Times [Malaysia], IGP: Abductions may be political, by Joseph Bingkasan...,
April 25, 2000, New Straits Times, Witness: It was over in minutes,
April 25, 2000, New Straits Times, Gunmen abduct 20, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Graffiti Poster on Sipadan Island, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Armed Pirates Take Hostages on Sipadan Island, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Nur Misuari pledges to help secure release of hostages,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Assistant cook Lee may be captive number 21,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Families of two hostages pray for their release,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Remain calm, give info, Shafie advises Semporna people,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Hostages are now outside Malaysia's waters, says Najib,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia still a safe haven for tourists: PM,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Cops close Pulau Sipadan, search for hostages continues,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, No demands yet from pirates, says Philippine ambassador,
April 25, 2000, Bernama, Armed Pirates Take Hostages on Sipadan Island, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Still no confirmation on beheadings - Puno, by Leotes Marie T Lugo,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Tausug-speaking gunmen abduct 20 hostages from Malaysian island resort,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Businesswise: War without end, by Firmo M. Tripon, 700+ words,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't, Moro rebels postpone scheduled talks,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't to hold special meeting with Moro rebels,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Still no confirmation on beheadings - Puno,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Church asks unions to end fight for more members,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gold prices seen topping $300 per ounce this year,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Calling a Spade: Loose ends on 'bribe' case,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Perspective: 'Bribery' scandal over power reform bill: ADB had role,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Burden sharing still a puzzle with Napocor debts going to gov't,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Nokia to market Cisco technology,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Lucio Tan says he'll unload holdings in PAL for $800M,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, House junks call for probe,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, 79 crash victims identified,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Sulu bombing, strafing wound seven soldiers,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Japan stops funding for projects in Mindanao,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, NLRC ordered to resolve labor dispute at Journal,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Crash recovery efforts ongoing; voice, data recorders to US for transcription,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, British Army training,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Graft charge vs Ecleos,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Senate's accident review,
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Deal to jointly sell PNB shares ready (Lucio Tan, gov't to sign accord today),
April 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada's Easter message: I forgive those who accuse me falsely,
April 25, 2000, ABS-CBN, Gov't pounds on Abu Sayyaf base, slays 25 rebels,
April 25, 2000, ABS-CBN, P2M worth of illegal lumber found in MILF camp,
April 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, KL, Manila step up search for hostages, [Page View]
April 25, 2000, The Straits Times, The Sipadan Incident, KL, Manila step up search for hostages, [Text]
April 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, KL, Jakarta tussle for top dive island, [Page View]
April 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Rebels flex muscles due to 'weak' Estrada, [Page View]
April 25, 2000, PHNO, Newsflash!!! Abu Sayyaf Claim Malaysian Abductions, Diigo,
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April 26, 2000, BBC News, Philippines kidnappers identified,
April 26, 2000, BBC News, Philippines kidnappers reveal demands,
April 26, 2000, BBC News, Dangerous waters,
April 26, 2000, CNN News, Malaysian authorities intensify efforts to rescue hostages taken from resort,
April 26, 2000, New York Times, Confusion Reigns After Malay Resort Kidnapping,
April 26, 2000, New York Times, Official Confusion as Police Widen Search for 21 Remaining Hostages:,
April 26, 2000, Washington Post, Police Press Search for Malaysia Abductees; by Rajiv Chandrasekaran,
April 26, 2000, Albany Times Union, Authorities Lose Track of Terrorists, Hostages, 526 words,
April 26, 2000, The Independent, Armed guards mount watch on paradise as rebels claim to have 21 more hostages, by Kathy Marks, Diigo,
April 26, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Tourists Seized in Raid by Islamic Extremists, 562 words,
April 26, 2000, AP Online, Hostages Said To Be in Philippines, by Aaron Favila, 700+ words
April 26, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Kidnap Ransom Sought, by Aaron Favila, 700+ words,
April 26, 2000, AP Online, Ransom Sought for Malaysia Hostages, by Aaron Favila, 700+ words,
April 26, 2000, The Columbian / AP, Kidnappers Demand $2.4 Million For 21 Hostages, Jonathan Salant,
April 26, 2000, Reuters, Philippines seeks talks to free hostages,
April 26, 2000, Asia One, Sipadan Hostage Crisis, 2 big questions: Why kidnap those on Malaysian soil?
April 26, 2000, AFP, Malaysian hostages may be segregated for separate negotiations,
April 26, 2000, AFP, Resort island hostages sighted in Philippines,
April 26, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Hostages split into two groups,
April 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Create a new transport safety agency,
April 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Peso hits new low vs dollar,
April 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Military pounds MILF rebels in Lanao Norte, by Lino De La Cruz,
April 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Ex-MNLF rebels used vs Sayyaf, by berty Dones, John Unson,
April 26, 2000, New Straits Times, PM: We won't accuse any party till we have clear info,
April 26, 2000, New Straits Times, Five held over Sipadan abduction, Pulau Sipadan hostage crisis,
April 26, 2000, New Straits Times, Five held over Sipadan abduction, 700+ words
April 26, 2000, New Straits Time, Couple who escaped spend day in hotel, 340 words
April 26, 2000, New Straits Times, Two Suluk-speaking waitresses spared, 300 words,
April 26, 2000, New Straits Times, Gunmen abduct 20,
April 26, 2000, New Straits Times, IGP: Abductions may be political.
April 26, 2000, The Malay Mail, Former Moro rebels join op against Abu Sayyaf group, 211 words,
April 26, 2000, The Malay Mail, Mission into Danger Islands, by Eddie Chua; 492 words,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Special committee set up to tackle abduction case,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia will ensure all those abducted are safe,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Speculation on Sipadan kidnapping undermines tourism,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Police tighten security in Sabah waters,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Be patient as govt trying to resolve situation, relatives told,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Possible location of hostages still unconfirmed,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Public can visit Sipadan as usual with permit from NSC,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, No demand from Sipadan hostage takers, says Police,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Police Aircraft Join Search For Hostages, by Jackson Sawatan,
April 26, 2000, Bernama, Possible Location of Sipadan Hostages Still Unconfirmed, 321 words,
April 26, 2000, Bernama. Hostages Are Now Outside Malaysia's Waters, Says Najib, 300 words
April 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military far from rescuing hostages, says Abu Sayyaf, Ruffy L. Villanueva,
April 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Wireless Application Protocol: Wireless technologies opens product possibilities for vendors.
April 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't forming new team to probe Samal island crash.
April 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Editorial: Advocacy: A matter of conscience.
April 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Western Visayas economic growth to be led by tourism,
April 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, House body admits doling out P50,000 to each solon,
April 26, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:50 AM, Abu Sayyaf rebels in Isabela ordered killed,
April 26, 2000, ABS-CBN, Gov't troops strafe MILF rebels in Lanao,
April 26, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:46 AM, One more year of nothing much - Boo Chanco,
April 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Where are the hostages?, [Page View]
April 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.2, Abu Sayyaf: We abducted resort hostages, [Page View]
April 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.47, 'Abu Sayyaf' Written on Office Walls, [Page View]
April 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.66, Malaysia faces tough choices in kidnap crisis, [Page View]
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April 27, 2000, BBC News, Hostages 'safe' in Philippines,
April 27, 2000, BBC News, Philippines government envoys visit tourist hostages,
April 27, 2000, BBC News, "No Ransom" says Philippines Hostage Negotiator,
April 27, 2000, CNN, Faulty boat prevents release of Malaysian hostages,
April 27, 2000, CNN, 17 of 21 hostages in Philippines spotted 'alive and kicking',
April 27, 2000, The Columbian / AP, Philippine President Kidnappers' Demand, by Oliver Teves,
April 27, 2000, The Herald News - Joliet (IL) Kidnappers Demand Ransom,
April 27, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Ransom Demand Rejected, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words,
April 27, 2000, AP Online, Southeast Asia Waters Hide Rebels, by Ranjan Roy, 700+ words,
April 27, 2000, AP, Kidnappers make ransom demand after hostage grab on Malaysian resort,
April 27, 2000, Associated Press, Hostages taken from resort held in remote part of Philippines,
April 27, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Rebels Hold Hostages on Remote Island, 559 words,
April 27, 2000, The Independent, Philippine militants demand pounds 1.5m ransom for tourists,
April 27, 2000, CBC, Malaysian hostages could be freed: report,
April 27, 2000, ITN, "No truth to Philippine hostage release claims",
April 27, 2000, AFP, Chief government negotiator to reject any ransom demands,
April 27, 2000, AFP, Chief state negotiator delays trip to meet hostage captors,
April 27, 2000, AFP, Former Muslim warrior Nur Misuari returns to old haunts as negotiator,
April 27, 2000, AFP, Malaysia willing to negotiate with abductors: Mahathir,
April 27, 2000, AFP, Kidnapping only growth industry on hostage island,
April 27, 2000, AFP, Philippines makes first contact with Muslim extremists over hostages,
April 27, 2000, Reuters, Philippines sends negotiator to kidnappers,
April 27, 2000, Reuters, Faulty boat blocks release of Malaysian hostages,
April 27, 2000, ICT.org, Resort Hostages Held on Jolo Island,April 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, 1st round of Sayyaf talks cancelled, by Roel Pareño,
April 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, Two MILF camps captured, by Lino De La Cruz,
April 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, Bad weather hampers rescue of hostages in Basilan, by Paolo Romero,
April 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF ignores demand to remove checkpoints, by Liberty Dones,
April 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sabah hostages now, by Roel Pareño, Edith Regalado, Paolo Romero,
April 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Affordable should not mean unsafe,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Hostages Taken to Different Places,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Panel to tackle hostage crisis, by Said Ramlan, 700+ words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, 'Hostages taken to different places', 526 words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, KL gives missions assurance on safety of hostages, 372 words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Security to be beefed up, 284 words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Panel to tackle hostage crisis (HL), by Ramlan Said; 700+ words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, 'Sipadan closure will not affect tourism', 446 words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, 'Hostages taken to different places, 526 words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Life's very much at same slow pace in Semporna, 408 words,
April 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Abduction dominates State Cabinet session, 408 words,
April 27, 2000, The Malay Mail, Going for global plug, by Eddie Chua; 620 words,
April 27, 2000, The Malay Mail, Going fir global plug, by Eddie Chua; 620 words,
April 27, 2000, The Malay Mail, Tong Ket Ming the first Malaysian to be held by the Abu Sayyaf group in 1998,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Sipadan: Nur Misuari to meet emissary of kidnappers tomorrow,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Misuari vows to work for release of captives,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Close KL-Manila cooperation in Sipadan case, says envoy,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, M'sia willing to negotiate with Sipadan kidnappers, says PM,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, M'sian embassy denies it will pay ransom,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Security patrols in M'sian waters to be stepped up - Najib,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, The very name of Abu Rajak Janjalani strikes fear in Mindanao,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Misuari's men make contact with Sipadan kidnappers, by E Sivabalan,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Operations Centre Set Up Following Sipadan Incident,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, The Very Name of Abdul Rajak Janjalani Strikes Fear in Mindanao,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Eight of 21 Captives Released,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Elite Force Awaits Misuari's Directive to Deal with Kidnappers, by Ali Mammat,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Misuari Vows to Work For Release of Captives,
April 27, 2000, Bernama, Sipadan: Nur Misuari to Meet Emissary of Kidnappers Tomorrow,
April 27, 2000, The Star Online [Malaysia], Sighted: Sipadan hostages split up, then reunited on Sulu island,
April 27, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Muslim rebels behead two hostage, 501 words,
April 27, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Standing up to terrorism, 532 words,
April 27, 2000, AsiaOne, The Sipadan Hostage Crisis: 'We Won't Pay Ransom,' Reports Melvin Singh,
April 27, 2000, AsiaOne [Singapore] The Sipadan Hostage Crisis,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:51 PM, Marines seize MILF communications base in Lanao,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:57 PM, Gov't open to death price on Abu Sayyaf,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:40 AM, Ceasefire with Abu Sayyaf denied,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:19 AM, Ulama council questions Abu Sayyaf principles,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:14 AM, MILF negotiating with Abu Sayyaf for hostages' release,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN. 2:07 AM, Two MILF camps overrun, 26 rebels killed,
April 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:07 AM Mindanao traders want media to tone down crisis reports,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abductors reportedly demanding PhP30 million,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Kidnappers holding foreign hostages in Jolo isle military,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Good governance cited as 'missing link' in anti-poverty drive,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Probe bribery, Ani asked,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Keep ATO out of crash probe, crash victims' heir asks Court,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Sandiganbayan orders officials' arrest,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Pinoy na Pinoy: Holding on to the beliefs of our ancestors,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Census to use ICR technology,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Editorial: One Voice: The tragedies of Holy Week,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Upshot: America's split-level diplomacy,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, ADB sees slow growth for RP,
April 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Malacanang expanding membership in economic superbody,
April 27, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Sipadan kidnap victims located, [Page View]
April 27, 2000, The Straits Times, p.20, Security boost in Basilan, [Page View]
April 27, 2000, The Straits Times, p.20, No quick end to hostage crisis, [Page View]
April 27, 2000, The Straits Times, p.20, Kidnappers move hostages from one hideout to another,
April 27, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu Sayyaf The beginning, Diigo,
April 27, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abductors seek P100 M ransom, by Noralyn Mustafa, Hernan P. dela Cruz and Carlito Pablo, Diigo,
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April 28, 2000, BBC News, Hostages tell military to back off,
April 28, 2000, CNN News, Philippines tries force and diplomacy in kidnap crises,
April 28, 2000, CNN News, 17 of 21 hostages in Philippines spotted 'alive and kicking',
April 28, 2000, CNN News, Philippine negotiator, kidnappers prepare for talks, (Basilan)
April 28, 2000, Time Magazine, Sometimes, Paradise Can Be a Nightmare,
April 28, 2000, New York Times, Abduction at Malaysia Resort Reverberates Across Southeast Asia : Fears of Islamic Extremism Grow, by Michael Richardson, Diigo,
April 28, 2000, Seattle Times, Philippine troops take rebel stronghold; hostages unfound, Diigo,
April 28, 2000, International Herald Tribune, Fears of Islamic Extremism Grow;, by Michael Richardson,
April 28, 2000, Washington Post, Philippines Rejects Borneo Kidnappers' Ransom Demand, Oliver Teves,
April 28, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Troops Take Stronghold, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words.
April 28, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Kidnap Talks Begin, by Aaron Favila, 697 words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Objective still frustratingly unclear, by Shareem Amry; 700+ words,
April 28, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Philippines Rejects Demand for Ransom, 614 words,
April 28, 2000, The Independent (England), Philippines rules out ransom for hostages, by Kathy Marks,
Diigo, April 28, 2000, Sydney Morning Herald, Guerillas braced for assault, by Jason Gutierrez,
April 28, 2000, Sunday Times (UK) Ex-rebel to seek hostage release,
April 28, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Malaysians fed information to Filipino Muslim captors: police,
April 28, 2000, Agence France-Presse, "Snipers" block rescuers' path in Philippine hostage drama,
April 28, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Eight Malaysians expected to be freed shortly: Philippine sources,
April 28, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Philippine emissaries negotiate with captors of resort holidaymakers,
April 28, 2000, Agence France-Presse, For hostages' relatives false hope brings more agony,
April 28, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Porous border, lack of surveillance expose islands to pirate raids,
April 28, 2000, Reuters, Kidnappers may have had local aid-Malaysian police,
April 28, 2000, Reuters, Philippines says hostage talks could drag on, by Raju Gopalakrishnan,
April 28, 2000, Reuters, U.S. backs Philippine bid to end hostage crisis,
April 28, 2000, Reuters, Hostages kept in Philippine hills far from law,
April 28, 2000, The Star, Sulu ringed: Philippine military cordon off island where the 21 hostages are held,
April 28, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] No news on release, says IGP,
April 28, 2000, The Malay Mail, Where are you, Tong?, by Eddie Chua; 444 words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, I know they are all alive, says the Governor of Sulu, by Zainon Ahmad,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Dreams come true is no idle saying for Alice Lu, 393 words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Defence Ministry intensifies patrols after Sipadan incident, 406 words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Foreign tour agents feel Sabah still has lot to offer, 540 words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Objective still frustratingly unclear, by Amry Shareem, 700+ words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Dr M: We are willing to talk with kidnappers, by Zubaidah Abu Bakar,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, News of release of eight hostages proves to be false, 314 words,
April 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Abduction fails to spoil holiday spirit, 268 words,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Security Patrols in Malaysian Waters to be Stepped Up - Najib,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Misuari Vows to Work for Release of Hostages, 700+ words,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Elite Force Awaits Misuari's Directive to Deal with Kidnappers,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Eight of 21 Captives Released,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia Still a Safe Haven for Foreign Tourists
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Sipadan: Family Leaves Everything to the Government,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, IGP despatched to the Philippines to handle adduction case,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, M'sia monitors negotiations to secure release of 21 captives,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Life no longer the same for victims' relatives,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Police probe shows local people involvement in kidnapping - IGP,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Sulu governor refutes hostage release reports,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Negotiations with emissary of kidnappers set for today,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Negotiations with Emissary of Kidnappers Set For Today,
April 28 , 2000, Bernama, Sulu Governor Refutes Hostage Release Reports, by Ali Mamat,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Sipadan: Nur Misuari to Meet Emissary of Kidnappers Tomorrow, 700+ words,
April 28, 2000, Bernama, Probe shows local people involvement in kidnapping,
April 28, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:19 AM, Ulama council questions Abu Sayyaf principles,
April 28, 2000, ABS-CBN, MILF bombers target CDO,
April 28, 2000, ABS-CBN, NPA rebels raid Cebu town mayor's office,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Two soldiers die, 11 others wounded on Basilan isle, Ruffy L. Villanueva,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Travel Trade East: Tourism receipts hit the P10-billion mark, E.P. Patanne,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, DHL sets up tracking service through cellphone,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Postcards from paradise,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Cerqueda, Cuisia form hotel management firm,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Cordillera tourists unhappy with new ordinances,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Silent Protest schedules new noise barrage today,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Congress 'payola' probe,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Lopez falsification raps,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Kokoy bail after 9 years,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Holiday Pleasures: Enjoy a safe, hassle-free vacation by planning ahead,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Holiday Pleasures: RP destinations all set for summer,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Eastern Telecoms puts up gigabit area network,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Radio firm airs concern over illegal operators,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada reiterates promises to change,
April 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, ABS-CBN plans studio complex on Ortigas lot,
April 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.3, Philippine govt contacts kidnappers, [Page View]
April 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.38, Manila says it won't give in to ransom demands, [Page View]
April 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.39, Sulu officials know location of 15 hostages, [Page View]
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April 29, 2000, BBC News, Kidnappers evade Philippines army,
April 29, 2000, BBC News, Kidnap victims 'alive but weak',
April 29, 2000, CNN News, Philippines tries force and diplomacy in kidnap crises,
April 29, 2000, Fox News, Troops in Philippines Search For Malaysian Hostages,
April 29, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Rebels Issue Demands, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words,
April 29, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Religious Leader Is Go-Between for Hostages,
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, Army cordons off Talipao, by Zainon Ahmad in Jolo; 689 words,
April 29, 2000, The Scotsman, 'If they won't negotiate, we will behead all the foreigners', 700+ words,
April 29, 2000, The Independent (London, England), Hostages 'face beheading threat', 182 words,
April 29, 2000, The Economist (US), Tourist trap, 700+ words,
April 29, 2000, AFP, Filipino Muslim extremists want UN, OIC to intervene in hostage crisis,
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, When hopes were dashed, 325 words,
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, Villagers told to be on the lookout for `bad hats',
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, Hostage's daughter returns to school but can't focus on studies,
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, IGP to help free hostages (HL) by Ramlan Said Tony Emmanuel,
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, Wildlife ranger among those kidnapped, 414 words,
April 29, 2000, New Straits Times, Army cordons off Talipao, by Zainon Ahmad in Jolo; 689 words,
April 29, 2000, Bernama, Misuari picks MNLF military chief to pave way for negotiations, by Ali Mamat,
April 29, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Talks to free hostages continue,
April 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Reduce them to ashes, Diigo,
April 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF attempt to retake camp in Kauswagan foiled by Army, by Lino Dela Cruz and John Unson,
April 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, Opinion We favor partial news blackout on Abu Sayyaf, by Federico D. Pascual
April 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, ABB man in Pring, Zarcal slays falls, by Paolo Romero,
April 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, Malaysia sends police chief to RP, by Reuters, Paolo Romero,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 50 rebs, 7 soldiers die as Basilan hostages still lost,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, Military storms Abu Sayyaf bunker, Janjalani missing,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3 MILF rebels killed in Maguindanao clash,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, MILF attacks military camp in Maguindanao,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, Misuari stays as negotiator in Sipadan kidnapping,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, Kidnapped Sipadan tourists suffering,
April 29, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf rejects Misuari as chief negotiator,
April 29, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Threat to behead foreign hostages, [Page View]
April 29, 2000, The Straits Times, p.41, Police and troops comb Sulu jungles, [Page View]
April 29, 2000, The Straits Times, p.41, Civilians use rebel homes for protection, [Page View]
April 29, 2000, The Straits Times, p.69, Abu Sayyaf a govt-created Frankenstein, [Page View]
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April 30, 2000, BBC News, Talks resume on Philippines hostages,
April 30, 2000, BBC News, Kidnappers evade Philippines army,
April 30, 2000, BBC News, Filipino army takes rebel base,
April 30, 2000, CNN News, Two hostage dramas drag on in Philippines,
April 30, 2000, Albany Times Union (NY), Extremist Muslims in Philippines Reveal Demands,
April 30, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Forces Battle Rebels, 700+ words,
April 30, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Forces Seek Hostages, by Oliver Teves,
April 30, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Setback as Philippines hostage crisis enters second week,
April 30, 2000, Agence France-Presse, Deadlock as Philippines hostage crisis enters second week,
April 30, 2000, Associated Press, Philippine troops spray tear gas in tunnel, looking for rebels, hostages,
April 30, 2000, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) Philippines: Ransom demands issued,
April 30, 2000, Sunday Mail (Glasgow) Hell of hostages in hut,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Foreign terrorists involved in kidnap - Salapuddin, by Jess Diaz,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't dismisses beheading threat,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Army offensive on vs MILF checkpoints by John Unson,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't dismisses beheading threatDiigo,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, Shooting ourselves in the foot,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Foreign terrorists involved in kidnap - Salapuddin, by Jess Diaz Diigo,
April 30, 2000, The Philippine Star, Army offensive on vs MILF checkpoints, by John Unson, Diigo,
April 30, 2000, The Filipino Express, Nida: First actress negotiator, 405 words,
April 30, 2000, The Filipino Express, We'll kill Americans, say extremists, 611 words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Steps taken to secure release of 21, 276 words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, IGP may be needed for talks with kidnappers, 361 words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Rebels reject Misuari, seek new negotiator, 545 words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, European tourists returning from Pulau Sipadan say island is safer now,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Forging culture of disaster prevention, by K. Bala, 484 words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Need for convincing security plan, by A. Kadir Jasin; 700+ words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Wives await husbands' return, 690 words,
April 30, 2000, New Straits Times, 600 illegals detained, by Joniston Bangkuai; 554 words
April 30, 2000, Bernama, M'sia to Ensure Safety of Sipadan Captives - Abdullah,
April 30, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, Borneo: Kidnappers may have had local help: IGP.
April 30, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, Borneo: Ransom? Forget it!, 167 words,
April 30, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Philippine govt: No replacing of negotiator, [Page View]
April 30, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Jolo residents caught in crossfire again, [Page View]
April 30, 2000, New Paper [Malaysia] Page 20, But did anyone care that they’re holding kids, too?, [Page View]
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May 1, 2000, BBC News, Hostage drama highlights bitter conflict,
May 1, 2000, BBC News, Shots fired at hostage convoy,
May 1, 2000, BBC News, Philippines hostage convoy fired on,
May 1, 2000, BBC News, Hostage drama highlights bitter conflict,
May 1, 2000, BBC News, Separatists warn of 'all-out war',
May 1, 2000, BBC News, Doctor to visit Philippines hostages
May 1, 2000, CNN.com, Hostages speak about their plight, 4:08 p.m. HKT (0808 GMT)
May 1, 2000, CNN News, Hostages in Philippines ill, say conditions worsening,
May 1, 2000, The Birmingham Post, Troops' Battle to Free Island Children Fails, by Romeo Ranoco,
May 1, 2000, The Independent, Bandits escape soldiers' attempt to rescue children, by Katherine Butler,
May 1, 2000, Seattle Times, Aid for hostages in Philippines, Diigo,
May 1, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostages Said Sick, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words,
May 1, 2000, The Columbian / AP, Hostages Are at Mercy of Rebel Army, by Oliver Teves,
May 1, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Forces Seek Hostages, by Oliver Teves,
May 1, 2000, New Straits Times, DPM: Norian told to ensure safety of hostages, 472 words,
May 1, 2000, AP Online, Ailing Hostages Plead for Water, by Aaron Favila, 700+ words,
May 1, 2000, AP Online, Teachers Center of Hostage Crisis, by Oliver Teves,
May 1, 2000, AP / The Columbian (Vancouver), Hostages Are at Mercy of Rebel Army, by Oliver Teves,
May 1, 2000, Newsweek International, The Clock Ticks For Estrada,
May 1, 2000, CBC, Conditions worsen for hostages in Philippines,
May 1, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Assault Fails To Find Hostages Held By Rebels,
May 1, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Roundup of 500 Filipinos Not Retaliatory - Aguirre, 700+ words,
May 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf issues demands,
May 1, 2000, New Straits Times, Drop in number of passengers to Semporna after abduction incident,
May 1, 2000, New Straits Times, Divers still drawn to beauty of island, by Jaswinder Kaur, 542 words,
May 1, 2000, New Straits Times, DPM: Norian told to ensure safety of hostages, 472 words,
May 1, 2000, New Straits Tim, Italian tourists didn't take it seriously after news of hostage-taking broke out,
May 1, 2000, Bernama, Life No Longer the Same for Victims' Relatives,
May 1, 2000, Bernama, IGP Despatched to the Philippines to Handle Abduction Case, 390 words,
May 1, 2000, Bernama, Sulu Governor Refutes Release Reports,
May 1, 2000, Bernama, M'sia Monitors Negotiations to Secure Release of 21 Captives, 343 words,
May 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:32 AM, Piracy - Mike Cohen,
May 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:33 AM, Protecting their own, An exclusive feature of The Correspondents,
May 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:48 PM, Sipadan hostages' health at risk,
May 1, 2000, The Straits Times, p.3, No end in sight for Philippine hostage crises, [Page View]
May 1, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Manila gains control of rebel stronghold, [Page View]
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May 2, 2000, BBC News, Stand-off at hostage camp,
May 2, 2000, BBC News, Who are the Abu Sayyaf hostage-takers?, Diigo,
May 2, 2000, BBC News, Analysis: How hostages cope,
May 2, 2000, BBC News, Swordsmen of God at war,
May 2, 2000, BBC News, Separatist clashes intensify in Mindanao,
May 2, 2000, CNN News, Two hostages reported killed in Philippines army clash with rebels,
May 2, 2000, Time Magazine, Philippines Government in Quandary on Hostages, by Tony Karon,
May 2, 2000, The Independent, Western hostages' plea: We can't take any more, by Adam Leigh,
May 2, 2000, Birmingham Evening Mail (England), Kidnappers in beheading threat, 315 words,
May 2, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Hostages Sick and Hungry, Says Terrorist, 511 words,
May 2, 2000, Daily Record (Glasgow) Captured tourists speak of suffering, by Mark Dowdney,
May 2, 2000, The Scotsman, My mother is weeping ... how do I feel?, by Allan Hall, Carolyn Dempster,
May 2, 2000, The Scotsman, Tourist hostages fear army offensive could cost lives, Allan Hall, Andrew McLeod,
May 2, 2000, The Herald, Hostages in urgent appeal for freedom, by Ng Roli, 700+ words,
May 2, 2000, Sunday Times (UK) Hostages held in jungle hut,
May 2, 2000, CBC, Firefight erupts near hostages,
May 2, 2000, The Washington Times (D.C.), Muslim Separatists in Global Network of Terrorist Groups,
May 2, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver) / AP, Tourists Plead For Embassy Help, by Aaron Favila,
May 2, 2000, The Washington Post, World in Brief, 700+ words,
May 2, 2000, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), World digest,
May 2, 2000, The Buffalo News (NY), Muslim Rebels Threaten to Behead Hostages, 233 words,
May 2, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Threaten To Behead Hostages, by Aaron Favila,
May 2, 2000, AP Online, Hostage's School Urges Speedy Return, 473 words,
May 2, 2000, Reuters, Two Foreign Hostages Killed in Philippine Clash-TV,
May 2, 2000, Reuters, Philippine hostage couple appeals in note for help,
May 2, 2000, Reuters, Philippine Official Says Foreign Hostages All Alive,
May 2, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Sayyaf Moved 27 Hostages from Basilan to Jolo?,
May 2, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Govt Negotiations W/Jolo Kidnappers Begin,
May 2, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Estrada Rejects Suggestions to Stop Military Operations, 700+ words,
May 2, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Negotiations Begin for Release of 21 Kidnaped by Abu Sayyaf in Malaysia,
May 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Eyewitness: Sulu hostages living on rainwater, rice, by Arlyn De La Cruz,
May 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, FP NCOs on coup: Never again,
May 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't blames MILF for failure of peace negotiations, by Roel Pareño,
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Misuari: Situation delicate and sensitive, by Ahmad Zainon, 700+ words,
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Prayers finally answered as they see hostages on screen, 436 words,
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Family heartened by sight of loved one on TV, 305 words,
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Abdullah: Willingness to negotiate a good sign, 496 words,
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Holiday resorts in Sabah 'safe', 278 words
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Abdullah: Willingness to negotiate a good sign, 496 words,
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, Wives await husbands' return.
May 2, 2000, New Straits Times, IGP may be needed for talks with kidnappers.
May 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:21 PM, Flight 541 black box burned,
May 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:58 PM, Text message pranksters can strike again,
May 2, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf hostages missing, as military subdues rebel camp,
May 2, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, On Edge: Hostages on verge of breakdown, [Page View]
May 2, 2000, The Straits Times, p.26, Alive but frightened and weakening, [Page View]
May 2, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Hostages want food and clean water, [Page View]
May 2, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, KL not in favour of rescue by force, [Page View]
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May 3, 2000 Father Gallardo, 3 Others Killed, 15 "Rescued"

May 3, 2000, BBC News, 15 Philippines hostages freed,
May 3, 2000, BBC News, Philippines bomb kills four,
May 3, 2000, BBC News, Fears for Philippines hostages,
May 3, 2000, CNN, Philippines troops rescue 15 hostages, mostly children,
May 3, 2000, CNN, Two hostages reported killed in Philippines army clash with rebels, 9:59 a.m. HKT
May 3, 2000, CNN, Philippine skirmish with kidnappers ends; no captives injured or freed, 3:53 a.m. HKT
May 3, 2000, CNN, Philippine officials link bombings to Muslim rebels, 6:32 p.m. HKT (1032 GMT)
May 3, 2000, Time Magazine, Hostage Tourists May Not Need These 'Liberators', by Tony Karon,
May 3, 2000, New York Times, Report of 2 Hostage Deaths in Philippines Disputed,
May 3, 2000, Chicago Sun-Times, Rebel's History, 234 words,
May 3, 2000, The Associated Press / Seattle Times, 4 hostages found dead after Philippines clash, by Oliver Teves, Diigo,
May 3, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver) / AP, Ambush Leads To Death of Captives, by Jim Gomez,
May 3, 2000, The Cincinnati Post (OH), 4 Hostages Are Killed in Philippines Clash, 490 words,
May 3, 2000, Albany Times Union (NY), Rebels Claim 2 Hostages Are Killed in Clash, 300 words,
May 3, 2000, Charleston Daily Mail / Associated Press, Four hostages killed in rescue attempt, 399 words,
May 3, 2000, The Independent (London), We'll behead hostages, say Philippine rebels, by Konrad Muller,
May 3, 2000, The Independent, Two hostages reported dead as Muslim rebels clash with army,
May 3, 2000, The Independent (London), Rebels threatened `two heads for tomorrow', by Konrad Muller,
May 3, 2000, The Scotsman, Two hostages feared dead after clash in Philippines, Erik de Castro,Allan Hall,
May 3, 2000, The Birmingham Post, Hostage Peril as Island Rebels Come out Firing, by Erik de Castro,
May 3, 2000, Birmingham Evening Mail, Hostages are killed in clash Hostages killed in clash,
May 3, 2000, The Mirror (London), We'll behead our hostages.(News), by Mark Dowdney, 254 words,
May 3, 2000, The News Letter (Belfast), World round-up : Chirac's plea on hostage safety., 298 words,
May 3, 2000, The Herald News [Joliet, IL], Auschwitz Path Retraced,, 332 words,
May 3, 2000, Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland), We'll execute tourists, 217 words,
May 3, 2000, Daily Mail (London), 'We'll behead hostages'., 262 words,
May 3, 2000, Associated Press, Two foreign hostages 'killed in clash with military'
May 3, 2000, AP Online, 4 Die in Southern Philippines Blast, 640 words,
May 3, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Say 2 Hostages Die in Clash, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 3, 2000, AP, Report: Two hostages killed in fighting
May 3, 2000, AP, Rebels threaten to kill hostages,
May 3, 2000, AP Online, Southern Philippines Blast Kills 4, 700+ words,
May 3, 2000, AP Online, 4 Hostages Killed in Philippines, 509 words,
May 3, 2000, AFP, Families of Malaysia hostages urge Manila to hold back troops
May 3, 2000, AFP, Germany proposes international mediator for hostages,
May 3, 2000, AFP, Philippine Muslims claim two foreign hostages dead,
May 3, 2000, AFP, Philippine Muslims claim two foreign hostages dead,
May 3, 2000, Reuters, Philippine Fighting Worsens; Hostages May Be Alive,
May 3, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 27 Basilan Hostages Gone; Troops Take Camp but Rebels Escape,
May 3, 2000, Manila Bulletin, MILF Declares Counter-Offensive against Troops, by Ali G Macabalang,
May 3, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Malacanang Rejects Foreign Mediation to Free Hostages,
May 3, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Basilan Hostaging: 3 Children Rescued, More Expected Today,
May 3, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 2 Foreign Hostages Reported Dead,
May 3, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 13 Basilan Hostages Rescued From Abu Sayyaf,
May 3, 2000, Philippine Headline, MILF Bombing Rampage in Gen Santos, Highway Battles Continue
May 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Palace rejects UN role in kidnapping, by Marichu Villanueva,
May 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf threatens to kill 2 foreigners,
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, Letter Home: 'Miss you all', by Enrique Soriano,
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, Breaking Point, by Enrique Soriano,
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, Hostages moved to another place,
May 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Request to evacuate two sick hostages is rejected, 441 words,
May 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Syed Hamid: No specific demand yet, 445 words,
May 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Pas urges Abu Sayyaf group to free hostages, 266 words
May 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Security at Sipadan not lax, says DPM, by Ramlan Said, 496 words,
May 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Expedite the release, says association, 435 words,
May 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Mother cries in relief on seeing her son, 368 words,
May 3, 2000, Bernama, Estrada Assures Malaysia a Peaceful End to Abduction Issue,
May 3, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia willing to deal direct with kidnappers, says Pandikar,
May 3, 2000, Bernama, Philippines Embassy to verify captives' death reports,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, Military won't budge on beheading threat,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 15 Basilan hostages rescued, 4 others dead,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4 Basilan hostages killed in rescue operation,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, Arab leaders rap Muslim rebel groups in RP,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 13 Abu Sayyaf child hostages rescued,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, Military won't budge on beheading threat,
May 3, 2000, ABS-CBN, 03:01 AM, DAR undersecretary ordered arrested,
May 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Troops attack Moro rebels; 37 killed, Diigo,
May 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Palace acknowledges crisis situation in Mindanao, Diigo,
May 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf rebels fire at gov't troops one killed,
May 3, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't ready to resume MILF talks,
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Letter Home: 'Miss You All', [Page View]
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Rebels warn: Pull out or we kill hostages, Luz Baguioro, Yeoh En-Lai
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Breaking Point: Account of Enrique Soriano,
May 3, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Dramas portray Dramas portraying Estrada as ineffective,
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May 4, 2000, BBC News, Analysis: Tough test for Philippines president,
May 4, 2000, BBC News, Kidnappers execute priest,
May 4, 2000, CNN, Philippines troops rescue 15 hostages, mostly children, 11:38 a.m. HKT (0338 GMT)
May 4, 2000, CNN, Indonesia to sign cease-fire with Free Aceh leaders, 3:36 p.m. HKT (0736 GMT)
May 4, 2000, CNN, Standoff widens between Philippine troops, rebels, 3:52 p.m. HKT (0752 GMT)
May 4, 2000, Time / CNN, Hostage tourists may not need these 'liberators', 12:32 a.m. by Tony Karon,
May 4, 2000, New York Times, Four Hostages Found Slain in the Philippines,
May 4, 2000, The Washington Post, Terror Attacks Jar Philippines; At Least 4 Killed, 30 Injured in Day...,
May 4, 2000, Christian Science Monitor, Clashes between Muslim extremists and government troops...,
May 4, 2000, Christian Science Monitor, Hostage crisis in the Philippines,
May 4, 2000, The Charleston Gazette / AP, Priest, 3 others among the dead in Philippines, 318 words,
May 4, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver) / AP, Rebels Execute Philippine Priest, by Jim Gomez,
May 4, 2000, The Cincinnati Post, Rebels Execute Priest; Gunfire Erupts During Rescue, 464 words,
May 4, 2000, The Buffalo News, Slain Priest Was Tortured by Rebels, 320 words,
May 4, 2000, CBC, Hostages split up in Philippines,
May 4, 2000, Irish Times, Wave of violence grips the Philippines,
May 4, 2000, AP Online, Officials: Filipino Priest Executed, by Jim Gomez,
May 4, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostages Reveal Horrors, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words,
May 4, 2000, AFP, Ailing hostage 'could die' without medical attention: doctor,
May 4, 2000, AFP, Philippines hostage island clash leaves one rebel dead,
May 4, 2000, AFP, Philippine government negotiator in hostage crisis threatens to quit,
May 4, 2000, AFP, Philippine Muslim militants split 21 hostages into five groups,
May 4, 2000, AFP, Malaysia says Philippines promised not to step up attacks on kidnappers,
May 4, 2000, AFP, West flinches as Philippines crushes hostage-takers,
May 4, 2000, AFP, Philippines identifies Abu Sayyaf leaders holding 21 hostages,
May 4, 2000, Reuters / ABC News, Malaysia urges Manila to avoid force over hostages
May 4, 2000, Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland), Hostages killed in shoot-out, 257 words,
May 4, 2000, Daily Record, 4 Hostages Die in Gun Battle; Bloodbath as Troops Battle Moslem Gang,
May 4, 2000, The Birmingham Post, Hostages Die as Troops Clash with Philippine Terrorist Gangs,
May 4, 2000, Coventry Evening Telegraph (England), Hostages injured in shoot-out, 271 words,
May 4, 2000, Reuters / The Guardian, Philippine rebels split up hostages, by Erik de Castro in Jolo,
May 4, 2000, Reuters, Philippine rebels trying to escape with hostages, [06:42:00 ET]
May 4, 2000, Reuters, Two men get away from Philippine rebels,
May 4, 2000, Reuters Malaysia urges Manila to avoid force over hostages, [01:43:00 ET]
May 4, 2000, The Independent (London), Rebels discover their goldmine in kidnappings, by Matt Frei,
May 4, 2000, Independent, Up to six hostages killed as troops attempt rescue guerrillas attacked under fire,
May 4, 2000, ICT.org, Negotiations for Jolo Hostages Resume,May 4, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Troops Rescue 15 Basilan Hostages; Priest, 3 Others Die; 2 Foreigners Dead
May 4, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Abu Sayyaf Tortured, Killed Filipino Hostages,
May 4, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Tight Watch on for Terrorists From 9 Nations,
May 4, 2001, The Philippine Star, Zamboanga mayor gunned down in fiesta attack, by Roel Pareño,
May 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't denies two foreign hostages killed, by Roel Pareño,
May 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, RP keeps tight watch on suspected terrorists, by Rey Arquiza,
May 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, RP urged to ensure hostages' safety,
May 4, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf kills Pinoy hostages; 15 saved,
May 4, 2000, New Straits Times, DPM: Don't compromise safety of captives, 487 words,
May 4, 2000, New Straits Times, Umno Youth urges group to free hostages, 234 words,
May 4, 2000, New Straits Times, Media attention yields dividend, by Jaswinder Kaur,
May 4, 2000, New Straits Times, DPM: Don't compromise safety of captives, 487 words,
May 4, 2000, New Straits Times, Families plead for end to siege on rebels, 379 words,
May 4, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Bin Laden sighted in Mindanao on March 18 - report, 563 words,
May 4, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Coming soon; The Great Escape of Abu Sayyaf!, by Federico D. Pascual,
May 4, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Misuari hostage negotiator, 700+ words,
May 4, 2000, Bernama, Negotiators Trying to Re-Establish Contact with Kidnappers,
May 4, 2000, Bernama, M'sia prefers negotiations in securing Sipadan captives' release,
May 4, 2000, Bernama, Pandikar Amin arrives in Mindanao,
May 4, 2000, ABS-CBN, 08:40 PM Sulu hostages separated in groups,
May 4, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:28 PM Former Iloilo solon, wife face arrest,
May 4, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:38 PM Lagman holds key in bribery scandal -- Herrera,
May 4, 2000, ABS-CBN, Gov't shuns ceasefire with Muslim rebels,
May 4, 2000, The Tribune [India] Two hostages killed in clash,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Wave of violence rocks Mindanao,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Where guns and more guns rule,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Hostage Epidemic, by Luz Baguioro,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Gunbattle in Jolo,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Failed Rescue in Basilan,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, It won't help to send European commandos',
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Southern Discomfort,
May 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Safety first, please,
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May 5, 2000, BBC News, Rebels declare ceasefire,
May 5, 2000, CNN / AsiaWeek, No Titanic Confrontation, [Malaysia: Anwar's sodomy trial]
May 5, 2000, CNN, As civil war rages, Sri Lanka, Israel resume relations, 5:18 p.m. HKT (0918 GMT)
May 5, 2000, CNN, Rescued hostages in Philippines say they were beaten, tortured, 10:54 a.m. HKT
May 5, 2000, CNN / AsiaWeek, Philippines: A Religious War Comes to Paradise, by Penny Crisp,
May 5, 2000, CNN / AsiaWeek, A Past Traced In Terror: Abu Sayyaf's short but violent history, P. Crisp,
May 5, 2000, Washington Post, Philippine Leader's Hard Stance Faulted, by Rajiv Chandrasekaran,
May 5, 2000, Albany Times Union (NY), Rescued Hostages Describe Torture, 637 words,
May 5, 2000, NPR Morning Edition, Cease-fire offer by Muslim rebels rejected by Philippine government,
May 5, 2000, AP / The Columbian, Officials: Hostages Are Still Alive, by Jim Gomez,
May 5, 2000, AP Online, Report: All 21 Hostages Alive, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 5, 2000, AP Online, 48-Hour Cease-Fire in Philippines, 663 words,
May 5, 2000, Associated Press, Rescued hostages say they were tortured,, by Oliver Teves,
May 5, 2000, The Independent, International comment on the growing unrest in the Philippines,
May 5, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Foreigners 'Escape from Muslim Extremists', 487 words,
May 5, 2000, Sunday Times (UK) President at bay as foreign envoys demand action,
May 5, 2000, Sunday Times (UK) Talks pressure on Manila after jungle shootout,
May 5, 2000, Sydney Morning Herald, Pirates put law to the sword in land of neglect,
May 5, 2000, Irish Times, Restraint urged in ending Philippine hostage crisis,
May 5, 2000, Reuters, Philippines hostages alive, food on way,
May 5, 2000, Reuters, Philippines hostages unharmed and together -France,
May 5, 2000, Reuters, Philippines hopes rebel ceasefire will mean peace,
May 5, 2000, Reuters, Philippine rebels say won't harm tourists - S.Africa, [11:03:00 ET]
May 5, 2000, Reuters / ABC News, Philippine emissaries set off to meet kidnappers,
May 5, 2000, AFP, Malaysia wants direct involvement in hostages talks,
May 5, 2000, AFP, Hostage crisis negotiator loses contact with Abu Sayyaf gunmen,
May 5, 2000, AFP, Philippine military closes in on Abu Sayyaf hostage-takers,
May 5, 2000, AFP, Hostages have been regrouped together, says Paris,
May 5, 2000, AFP, Filipino border scout spots hostages,
May 5, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Escape Reported but Story Doubted, 700+ words,
May 5, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 18 Dead in Lanao Gunbattle, 700+ words,
May 5, 2000, New Straits Times, Assurance by Estrada, 700+ words,
May 5, 2000, The Malay Mail, Mercy docs bound for Jolo, by Dennis Chua, 469 words,
May 5, 2000, New Straits Times, Mercy ready to leave for Jolo anytime, 440 words,
May 5, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer,Abu tortured, shot victims in the back, by Julie S. Alipala-Inot,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, Misuari threatens to quit as top negotiator, by Berty Dones...,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, The escalating war, by Art Borjal,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, The war in Mindanao, by Teodoro Benigno,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't identifies Sayyaf captors,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't maps out plans to soften impact of conflict on tourism,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, Misuari threatens to quit as top negotiator, by berty Dones...,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, Pinoy roundup in Sabah assailed, by Jess Diaz and Rey Arquiza,
May 5, 2000, The Philippine Star, Priest's family wants Sayyaf head captured, by Ding Cervantes,
May 5 , 2000, Bernama, Misuari helps to deliver food, medicine to Jolo, by Abdul Muin Majid,
May 5, 2000, Bernama, All 21 hostages accounted for, says Pandikar,
May 5, 2000, Bernama, Estrada assures M'sia it will stop use of force to end hostages crisis,
May 5, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Hostage Priest Tortured, Killed by Abu Sayyaf,
May 5, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Metro Manila In 'State of Preparedness' For War Spillover,
May 5, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Medicine, Food, Sent to Jolo Hostages,
May 5, 2000, BusinessWorld (Philippines) VP cancels planned Jolo trip; Too dangerous, says Estrada,
May 5, 2000, Business Asia, Piracy Plagues Shipping, 646 words,
May 5, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:17 AM Mindanao senators: Revive Gov't-MILF peace talks
May 5, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:15 AM Open letter of Mindanao senators to the RP gov't
May 5, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:26 AM Military solution a historical failure -- ARMM leaders
May 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Development suffers as conflict rages in Mindanao,
May 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fighting displaces about 120,000,
May 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF willing to negotiate new ceasefire with military,
May 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.2, Hostages split into 5 groups,
May 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.34, They are back,
May 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.36, A time for tears and grief,
May 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.73, Asean should form Islamic religious council to define Jihad,
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May 6, 2000, BBC News, Hostages beheaded in Philippines,
May 6, 2000, CNN News, Philippine negotiator, Muslim rebels resume contacts,
May 6, 2000, CNN.com, Contact Resumes After Fight,
May 6, 2000, CNN.com, African Diplomat Says Philippine Hostages Are Alive,
May 6, 2000, New York Times, Innocents in Web of Philippine Terror, by Seth Mydans,
May 6, 2000, International Herald Tribune, Philippine Rebels Call Unilateral Cease-Fire, by Thomas Fuller...,
May 6, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Troops Try To Block Rebels, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 6, 2000, AP Online, Two Philippine Headless Bodies Found, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 6, 2000, Albany Times Union (Albany, NY), Philippines Independence Seekers Call Cease-Fire,
May 6, 2000, Chicago Sun-Times, All Philippines hostages are confirmed alive, 700+ words,
May 6, 2000, The Economist (US), The Philippines - A hostage crisis confronts Estrada,
May 6, 2000, The Sunday Times, Thirst is now biggest enemy for hostages, by Richard Beeston,
May 6, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Philippine Hostages Are 'Found Alive', 469 words,
May 6, 2000, The Economist, UK, A hostage crisis confronts Estrada,
May 6, 2000, The Associated Press / Seattle Times, Bombs rip buses; 6 Filipinos die, 35 hurt, Diigo,
May 6, 2000, AFP, President Estrada to meet negotiator to break hostage impasse,
May 6, 2000, AFP, Muslim rebels again threaten to behead two Sipadan hostages,
May 6, 2000, Reuters / ABC News, Philippines hostages alive, food on way,
May 6, 2000, Reuters, Philippines to Send More Medicine to Hostages,
May 6, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Pope Appeals to Abu Sayyaf to Release All Their Hostages, 700+ words,
May 6, 2000, Manila Bulletin, MILF Ceasefire Declaration Studied by Malacanang; AFP Officials Voice...,
May 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf eludes military dragnet, by Roel Pareño, Aurea Calica, Diigo,
May 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Martyr's welcome awaits slain priest in Zambales, by Bebot Sison Jr...,
May 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, We do this for our country',
May 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, An evil blight,
May 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, It was hell out there, Sayyaf hostages say by Roel Pareño,
May 6, 2000, New Straits Times, IGP: Safe release of hostages a priority, by Adrian David; 602 words,
May 6, 2000, The Straits Times, All 21 hostages alive in hut with captors, by Luz Baguioro,
May 6, 2000, AP / The Straits Times, Philippine troops pursue escaping Sipadan kidnappers,
May 6, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Officer's wife pleads for his safe return, by Yap Yoke Leong,
May 6, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Syed Hamid: Manila yet to accept our help,
May 6, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Poser over bearded foreigners,
May 6, 2000, Bernama, No End in Sight For Hostage Crisis, by Azman Ujang,
May 6, 2000, Bernama, Negotiators given time to resolve kidnap crisis, by Abdul Muin Abdul Majid,
May 6, 2000, Bernama, Philippine Army Giving Time to Negotiators to Resolve Kidnap Crisis,
May 6, 2000, Bernama, Do Not Withhold Information on Pirates, Sabah Folks Told,
May 6, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf, 21 hostages still within military cordon,
May 6, 2000, The Straits Times, p.30, All 21 hostages alive in hut with captors,
May 6, 2000, The Straits Times, p.31, Rebels Plan More Attacks,
May 6, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer,'They fed us twice only when Robin came,' by Julie Alipala-Inot,
May 6, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, War forces closer look at autonomy, by Jowel F. Canuday, Diigo,
May 6, 2000, Sydney Morning Herald, Pirates put law to the sword in land of neglect, by Louise Williams, Diigo,  
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May 7, 2000, BBC News, Philippine forces battle kidnappers,
May 7, 2000, BBC News, Jungle nightmare for Philippines hostages,
May 7, 2000, New York Times, Europe Moves To Help 21 Rebels Hold In Philippines,
May 7, 2000, Washington Post, Filipino Troops Find Headless Bodies,
May 7, 2000, Washington Post, Military Finds 2 Beheaded by Philippine Rebels, by Rajiv Chandrasekaran,
May 7, 2000, Washington Post, Travel Alert, by John Briley, 245 words,
May 7, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Leader Comforts Hostages, by Bullit Marquez, 700+ words,
May 7, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostages Appeal to Govt, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 7, 2000, Albany Times Union (NY), 2 Beheaded Bodies Found Near Filipino Rebel Camp,
May 7, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver) / AP, Officials Close In On Virus Creator, by Peter Svensson,
May 7, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver) / AP, Troops Find 2 Headless Bodies, by Jim Gomez,
May 7, 2000, The Independent (London, England), Philippines Rebel Victims Found, 186 words,
May 7, 2000, The Sunday Herald, Kidnappers never went away, 700+ words,
May 7, 2000, Irish Times, EU sends Solana on hostage quest,
May 7, 2000, AFP, Avoid religious sentiments or Muslim abductors may use force: Mahathir,
May 7, 2000, AFP, Estrada takes charge of Philippines hostage crisis,
May 7, 2000, AFP, EU dispatches Solana to Philippines on hostage situation,
May 7, 2000, AFP / The Straits Times, Lives of hostages 'will be risked',
May 7, 2000, AFP, French hostage in Philippines makes TV plea for freedom
May 7, 2000, AFP, Muslim extremists free hostage from earlier batch of captives,
May 7, 2000, AFP, Philippine hostage-takers prepared to hold out for six months,
May 7, 2000, AFP, Dramatic Philippine TV footage shows hostages, kidnappers on the run,
May 7, 2000, Reuters, Reasoning Upcoming Attacks,
May 7, 2000, Reuters, Philippine rebel lines hit by mortar - cameraman
May 7, 2000, Reuters, Philippines to strengthen cordon around hostages,
May 7, 2000, Reuters, No Common Demands From Philippine Rebels,
May 7, 2000, Reuters, Malaysia PM slams foreign media over hostages,
May 7, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Siazon Assures European Envoys, 700+ words,
May 7, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 2 Conditions Set for Gov't to Accept MILF Truce Offer,
May 7, 2000, New Straits Times, Guns rule life in the Sulu islands, by Ahmad Zainon, 700+ words,
May 7, 2000, Philippine Headline News, All 21 Jolo Hostages Alive, Get Food and Supplies,
May 7, 2000, Philippine Headline News, ERAP Sees Peace Talks with MILF Truce Offer,
May 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Terrorism, PC virus place Philippines on world map - Federico,
May 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf's two execution victims found by Roel Pareño, Sandy Araneta,
May 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Envoy confirms maltreatment of deported Pinoys by Marichu Villanueva,
May 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, PNP to deploy more cops in Muslim areas by Non Alquitran,
May 7, 2000, The Philippine Star, Raps filed vs rebels who attacked Cebu town hall,
May 7, 2000, Bernama, Estrada Orders No Military Action, by Abdul Muin Abdul Majid,
May 7, 2000, Bernama, Fresh Development in Southern Philippines, Says Nur Misuari,
May 7, 2000, Bernama, Mahathir: Negative reports on rescue effort will create problems,
May 7, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, Borneo: Owner of jongkongs arrested.
May 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.2, Two headless bodies found near rebel camp,
May 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Estrada heads south to spur on hostage talks,
May 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Last flight out of Jolo,
May 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Philippines says rebel groups are working together,
May 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Foreigners May Have Trained Rebels,
May 7, 2000, The Straits Times, Foreigners may have trained rebels, [Text]
May 7, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu camp yields 2 headless bodies, by Julie Alipala-Inot, Diigo,________________________________________________
May 8, 2000, BBC News, Plea to free jungle hostages,
May 8, 2000, CNN, Philippine government negotiators travel to rebels' camp,
May 8, 2000, CNN, Hostage crises rage in southern Philippines, 8:26 a.m. HKT (0026 GMT)
May 8, 2000, Time / CNN, Trouble in Paradise, by Terry McCarthy, Manila,
May 8, 2000, Time Magazine, An Invasion of Paradise, by Terry McCarthy, Nelly Sindayen, Diigo,
May 8, 2000, Time Magazine, Trouble in Paradise, by Terry McCarthy,
May 8, 2000, Time Magazine, An Invasion of Paradise, by Terry McCarthy,
May 8, 2000, New York Times, As an EU Envoy Heads to Philippines, Rebels Ambush Soldiers:...,
May 8, 2000, The Washington Post, Philippine Troops Fire at Rebel Camp; President Threatens to Use Army's 'Full Might' Against Guerrillas Holding Hostages, by Rajiv Chandrasekaran,
May 8, 2000, CBC, Philippine rebels may release ailing German,
May 8, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Halt Military Action, Caged Hostages Ask,
May 8, 2000, Newsweek International, Trouble in Paradise, by Marites D. Vitug and T. J. Tan,
May 8, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Bends on Hostage Crisis, by Aaron Favila, 700+ words,
May 8, 2000, AP Online, Visit to Rebel Camp in Philippines, 700+ words,
May 8, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver) / AP, Philippines Considers Demands, by Aaron Favila,
May 8, 2000, The Charleston Gazette (WV) / AP, Philippines hostages urge troop withdrawal, start of talks,
May 8, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Headless Bodies Found in Philippines, 676 words,
May 8, 2000, The Independent, Philippines President gives final warning to kidnappers; Hostage Crisis,
May 8, 2000, Sunday Times (UK) Hostages run for their lives as army opens fire,
May 8, 2000, Reuters, Hostages not in grave condition -Philippine doctor,
May 8, 2000, Reuters, Philippine rebels said considering freeing German
May 8, 2000, AFP, Estrada dumps hostage negotiator, warns kidnappers,
May 8, 2000, AFP, Philippine hostage negotiator replaced by Muslim cleric,
May 8, 2000, AFP, Estrada warns Muslim extremists not to kill hostages
May 8, 2000, AFP, Solana says Manila's reticence over his hostage mission lifted
May 8, 2000, AFP, All hostages alive but German hostage "very sick": eyewitness
May 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, 13 soldiers killed, mutilated by Abu, by Roel Pareño,
May 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, 14 killed, by Arnell Ozaeta, Mike Frialde,
May 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Slain priest's dad: No to MILF truce by Jen Velarmino and Bebot Sison
May 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Nagging questions on Mindanao fighting - Gotcha by Jarius Bondoc
May 8, 2000, The Philippine Star, Secession by publicity - Why And Why Not by Nelson A. Navarro
May 8, 2000, The Straits Times, Extremists in hostage drama want chief negotiator replaced, Luz Baguioro.,
May 8, 2000, The Straits Times, Inside the rebel camp...
May 8, 2000, New Straits Times, Negotiators want video of hostages, by Tony Emmanuel, 700+ words,
May 8, 2000, New Straits Times, Dr M hits out at foreign media reports, 422 words,
May 8, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Estrada Flies out to Zamboanga, Takes Charge of Hostage Crisis,
May 8, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), Avoid religious sentiments: PM, by Kamarul Yunus, 585 words,
May 8, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), An unexpected twist to Sipadan hostage drama, Kamarul Yunus,
May 8, 2000, ABS-CBN, Mindanao war may bring financial crisis,
May 8, 2000, ABS-CBN, Peace in Mindanao and the Presidency - Kiko Pangilinan,
May 8, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Sipadan captors issue fresh demands, [Page View]
May 8, 2000, The Straits Times, p.26, Abu Sayyaf Frees Filipino Hostage, [Page View]
May 8, 2000, The Straits Times, p.26, Mahathir warns against religious slants, [Page View]
May 8, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Basilan ambush 13 soldiers slainDiigo,
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May 9, 2000, BBC News, Moves to end hostage crisis
May 9, 2000, BBC News, Analysis: Libyan negotiator's role uncertain,
May 9, 2000, BBC News, Envoy berates Jolo kidnappers,
May 9, 2000, BBC News, Eyewitness: Inside the Jolo hostage camp,
May 9, 2000, CNN, Libyan envoy flies to Philippines on Tuesday to negotiate with hostage takers,
May 9, 2000, New York Times, Group Now a Band of Kidnappers, Locals Say, by Thomas Fuller,
May 9, 2000, International Herald Tribune, Philippine Rebel Tactics Shifted After Chief Died, by Thomas Fuller,
May 9, 2000, International Herald Tribune, Manila and Muslim Insurgents Have a Lot of Talking to Do,
May 9, 2000, Los Angeles Times / Seattle Times, Politics aside, Philippine kidnapping is for money, by David Lamb, Diigo,
May 9, 2000, Statesman (India) Hostages run as army shells Abu hideout,
May 9, 2000, The Birmingham Post, Philippine Captives Call for End to Army Attacks, by Paul Morris,
May 9, 2000, The Herald, Rebels may release sick hostage, by Pedro Uchi, in Jolo, 700+ words,
May 9, 2000, The Scotsman, Rebels may release sick hostage, by J. L. Hazelton in Manila and Pedro Uchi,
May 9, 2000, The Independent, Plight of hostages worsens as Philippines warns EU envoy, Kathy Marks,
May 9, 2000, The Birmingham Post, Philippine Captives Call for End to Army Attacks, by Paul Morris,
May 9, 2000, Sunday Times (UK) Hostages want freedom, and burgers,
May 9, 2000, The Columbian / Associated Press, Hostage Holders Called 'Un-Islamic,' by Aaron Favila,
May 9, 2000, Albany Times Union (NY), Philippines Leaders Ease Stand on Hostage Crisis, 290 words,
May 9, 2000, CNS Foreign Desk, Backgrounder: Is bin Laden Linked to Philippines Mayhem?, by Patrick Goodenough, May 9, 2000, New Straits Times, Abu Sayyaf rebels 'not getting aid', by V. Ramanan, 437 words,
May 9, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Let Red Crescent or Red Cross See Hostages, Erap Asks Sayyaf,
May 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, 18 soldiers missing, feared captured by MILF rebels by Paolo Romero
May 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf frees bank teller by Roel Pareño,Reuters, AFP
May 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf hostages ask for undies, McDo burgers
May 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Ecija police eye 4 gunmen in former lawmaker's slay, by Manny Galvez, Diigo,
May 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Pimentel: CIA may be behind creation of Sayyaf, by Perseus Echeminada,
May 9, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf hostages ask for undies, McDo burgers, Diigo,
May 9, 2000, BusinessWorld (Philippines) Gov't willing to negotiate with Abu to free hostages,
May 9, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf rejects Misuari,
May 9, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf's roots in Ramos administration -- Pimentel,
May 9, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf's roots in Ramos administration -- Pimentel, Diigo,
May 9, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:21 AM ASEAN labor ministers arrive in Manila,
May 9, 2000, Bernama, No End in Sight for Hostage Crisis,
May 9, 2000, Bernama, Fresh Development in Southern Philippines, Says Nur Misuari,700+ words
May 9, 2000, Bernama, Misuari Arranging to Deliver Food and Medicines to Jolo, 700+ words
May 9, 2000, New Straits Times, IGP: Safe release of hostages a priority, 546 words,
May 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao crisis a test for gov't resolve,
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.3, Manila agrees to replace chief negotiator, [Page View]
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, 'Please Help Us Get Out Alive, [Page View]
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Rebels step up campaign against Estrada, [Page View]
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, 'I Was Treated Well While in Captivity', [Page View]
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Chief Negotiator Replaced, [Page View]
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Don't Mutilate Corpses: Defense Chief, [Page View]
May 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.36, Call for closer regional cooperation, [Page View]
May 9, 2000, Statesman (India) Competitive terrorism: Hostages in the Philippines,
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May 10, 2000, BBC News, Kidnappers promise release decision,
May 10, 2000, CNN News, Philippines: Negotiators meet rebels, return without hostages,
May 10, 2000, International Herald Tribune, EU Urges Manila to Keep Negotiating, by Thomas Fuller,
May 10, 2000, New York Times, EU Urges Manila to Keep Negotiating, by Thomas Fuller,
May 10, 2000, The Guardian, Rebels keep Philippines hostages on move, by Pedro Uchi in Jolo.
May 10, 2000, The Nation (Thailand), Amnesty International asks for hostage release, 457 words,
May 10, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels May Release Two, by Aaron Favila,; 700+ words
May 10, 2000, AP Online, Envoy Meets With Muslim Rebel Camp, by Aaron Favila, Writer, 700+ words,
May 10, 2000, AP Online, Army Pulls Back From Hostage Site, by Aaron Favila, 651 words,
May 10, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Hostages' Fate Discussed, by Aaron Favila, 700+ words,
May 10, 2000, AP Online, More Children in Armed Conflicts, by Grant Peck, 595 words,
May 10, 2000, The Columbian / AP, Talks Inch Along in Hostage Crisis in Philippines, by Aaron Favila,
May 10, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver, WA), Child Soldiers Used Across Asia,, by Grant Peck,
May 10, 2000, Los Angeles Times, On Philippine island, life goes on despite kidnappings, by David Lamb,
May 10, 2000, Manila Bulletin, European Union Affirms Support in Hostage Crisis, by Diego C. Cagahastian,
May 10, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Rebels Shift Hostages in Bid to Fool Troops,
May 10, 2000, New Straits Times, Misuari insists he is negotiator, by Tony Emmanuel, 700+ words,
May 10, 2000, European Report, European Union Sends Solana to Philippines Hostage Crisis,, 248 words,
May 10, 2000, CBC, Hostage might not be released,
May 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, 550 troops killed, wounded in South
May 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, Manobos release one of 3 DENR hostages by Jose Rodel Clapton
May 10, 2000, The Philippine Star, MNLF integrees allow Sayyaf rebs, 21 hostages to escape
May 10, 2000, Bernama, Kidnappers ready to talk: Chief Emissary,
May 10, 2000, ABS-CBN, Profile: Abu Sayyaf,
May 10, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:34 PM Abu Sayyaf takes food, keeps hostages,
May 10, 2000, ABS-CBN, Zamora admits poor military intelligence network in Sulu,
May 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Terrorists hostages slip through cordon in Mindanao,
May 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mercado admits gov t let Mindanao problem grow,
May 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Business confidence up from record low despite poor prognosis for M,
May 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Economic impact of Mindanao hostilities not huge Medalla,
May 10, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Libya raps kidnap as un-Islamic, [Page View]
May 10, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, EU happy with Manila's actions, [Page View]
May 10, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Woman Hostages Raped, Says Military, [Page View]
May 10, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Rebels Refuse to Free Sick German, [Page View]
May 10, 2000, The Business Times [Malaysia] Use force to deal with Filipino rebels, [Page View]
May 10, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 81 soldiers killed; 468 others wounded, by Carlito Pablo, Diigo,
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May 11, 2000, BBC News, Kidnappers' set out demands,
May 11, 2000, CNN News, Negotiators try again to end Philippine hostage drama,
May 11, 2000, CNN News, Mistaken patrol may have prevented negotiator-rebel meeting,
May 11, 2000, The Scotsman, Philippine rebels consider freeing German hostage, by Erik de Castro,
May 11, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Rebels decide hostages' fate., 345 words,
May 11, 2000, The Independent (London), Envoys plead for release of sick hostage, by Kathy Marks,
May 11, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Rebels Weigh Mercy For 2 Ailing Hostages,
May 11, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Seek Reimbursement, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 11, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Seek Kidnap Costs, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 11, 2000; AP Online; Philippine Kidnappers Don't Respond, by Jim Gomez, 699 words,
May 11, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Brutality Cited, by J.L. Hazelton, 700+ words,
May 11, 2000, Associated Press, Army pulls back from hostage site,
May 11, 2000, Associated Press, Rebels Are Said to Mull Plea to Free Ill Hostages,
May 11, 2000, New Straits Times, Malaysian medical team to arrive in Jolo, by Tony Emmanuel,
May 11, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Missionary Work Will Continue -- Sin, 678 words,
May 11, 2000, Manila Bulletin, New RP, Libyan Negotiators Head for Sayyaf Lair, by Edd K. Usman,
May 11, 2000, Manila Bulletin, US Filipinos prepare for Estrada visit in July., 435 words,
May 11, 2000, Manila Bulletin, News in Brief, 658 words,
May 11, 2000, Filipino Reporter, On My Watch: Mayor Giuliani's priority is his health, nothing else,
May 11, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Gov't frees 15 hostages: Priest, 3 others killed in clash, 700+ words,
May 11, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Wipe out the bandits!, 596 words,
May 11, 2000, Filipino Reporter, U.S. warns its citizens from going to Mindanao, 417 words,
May 11, 2000, Filipino Reporter, RP safe, pleasant, peaceful, says DOT, 408 words,
May 11, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Gov't frees 15 hostages: Priest, 3 others killed in clash, 700+ words,
May 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, 5 MILF commanders killed in new clashes by berty Dones, and AFP
May 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, Muslim leaders pledge to keep peace in Manila by Jerry Botial
May 11, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial A dramatic escape,
May 11, 2000, Bernama, Malaysian doctors to the rescue of kidnap victims,
May 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, Lebanon asks for Libyan help to free its hostage,
May 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf rebels move to new hideout,
May 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, Privatization of power sector a global trend -- NPC,
May 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, Heroes' burial set for fallen soldiers in Mindanao,
May 11, 2000, ABS-CBN, Gov't to ensure consumers benefit from medicine price cuts,
May 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Officials talking to MILF want to quit,
May 11, 2000, The Straits Times, p.21, Negotiators return home empty-handed, [Page View]
May 11, 2000, Jakarta Post, RP's hostage crisis, 660 words
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May 12, 2000, BBC News, Church call for prayer crusade,
May 12, 2000, CNN, Philippine rebels refuse to release ill hostages, 6:27 p.m. HKT (1027 GMT)
May 12, 2000, CNN / Reuters, Finnish hostage urges Philippine forces retreat, [09:00:00 ET]
May 12, 2000, CNN, Editorials: Kidnappings How Manila should tackle the southern crisis,
May 12, 2000, CNN, Envoys renew talks with rebels, await captives' release, 4:43 p.m. HKT (0843 GMT)
May 12, 2000, CNN, Mistaken Philippines patrol may have prevented negotiator-rebel meeting,
May 12, 2000, New York Times, Government Team Reaches Filipino Rebels,
May 12, 2000, AP Online, None Released By Philippine Rebels, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words.
May 12, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver, WA), Rebels Refuse to Free Hostages, by Jim Gomez,
May 12, 2000, The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati, OH), Hostages Still Held, 204 words,
May 12, 2000, Irish Times, Rebel leader sees himself at start of a wider war,
May 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, 200,000 farmer-families displaced in Mindanao by Jose Rodel Clapano,
May 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF executes 3 'spies' by John Unson
May 12, 2000, The Philippine Star, Editorial, The Basilan Hilton
May 12, 2000, Manila Bulletin, RP, Libyan Negotiators Set New Talks, 700+ words,
May 12, 2000, New Straits Times, Officials consider imposing curfew, by Tony Emmanuel, 406 words,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:55 PM, GMA honors Filipino mothers,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:10 PM, PPC miting de avance on,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:08 PM, Erap in danger if allowed to vote in San Juan,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:52 PM, Erap complains of chest pains,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:50 PM, Erap likely to stay overnight in hospital,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:47 PM, Russia, Greece church heads criticize Pope,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:41 PM, Blast in Madrid on eve of elections,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:20 PM, GMA: Don't be pressured by guns, goons,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, Hostage swap looms,
May 12, 2000, ABS-CBN, Abu Sayyaf rejects Libyan envoy as negotiator,
May 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Army disrupts release of hostage,
May 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Vector: Looking at the Mindanao crisis, 700+ words
May 12, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Army blamed as wary kidnappers abort meeting, [Page View]
May 12, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Ex-comrades 'helped Abu Sayyaf rebels flee' [Page View]
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May 13, 2000, BBC News, Hostage crisis: Journalists missing,
May 13, 2000, CNN News, 12 journalists reported missing in Philippines,
May 13, 2000, CNN News, Muslim rebels re-establish contact with Philippine negotiators,
May 13, 2000, CNN News, Journalist missing in Philippines,
May 13, 2000, ABC News, Philippines Grapples With Hostage Crises, Violence,
May 13, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Islamic Rebels To Release Ill Hostage, Officials Say,
May 13, 2000, ABC / Reuters, Philippine Rebels Hold Hostage, Seize Others,
May 13, 2000, The Economist (US), Philippines - It is not just money (hostage crisis), 687 words,
May 13, 2000, The Associated Press, Chronology of Philippine Rebellion, 523 words,
May 13, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Take 40 Hostages, 599 words,
May 13, 2000, AP Online, Poverty Frames Philippine Rebellion, by J.L. Hazelton, 700+ words,
May 13, 2000, AP Online, Muslim Rebels May Free 1 Hostage, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 13, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Expected To Release One, by Jim Gomez, 697 words,
May 13, 2000; AP Online; Philippine Rebels Mull Release, by Jim Gomez, 697 words,
May 13, 2000; AP Online; Philippine Rebels Reopen Contact, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 13, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Sick hostages cannot leave, 248 words,
May 13, 2000, The Independent, Smuggled diary reveals plight of tourist hostages, by Kathy Marks,
May 13, 2000, Reuters / ABC News, Philippine rebels want troop pullback before talks,
May 13 , 2000, AFP / The Straits Times, 11 European journalists missing in hostage island,
May 13, 2000, AFP, Negotiators return without German hostage,
May 13, 2000, AFP, Muslim kidnappers demand release of leader's relatives,
May 13, 2000, AFP, Philippine hostage letters tell of jungle ordeal,
May 13, 2000, New Straits Times, Activist: Let the sick go and take me instead, by Tony Emmanuel,
May 13, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Chief Negotiator Proposed for RP Hostages in Basilan, 700+ words,
May 13, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Erap Orders Vigilante Groups Dismantled, by Diego C. Cagahastian,
May 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Communist rebels burn passenger bus in Iloilo, by Leo Solinap...
May 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Breakthrough in Sayyaf talks seen before Estrada's China trip...,
May 13, 2000, The Philippine Star, Muslim, Christian leaders reject use of vigilantes by John Unson,
May 13, 2000, The Straits Times, p.34, Guerillas demand ransom for 21 hostages, [Page View]
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May 14, 2000, CNN News, Grenade hits near Manila police headquarters; fears for journalists subside,
May 14, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Missing Journalists Return Safely In The Philippines,
May 14, 2000, New Straits Times, 11 foreign journalists taken captive on island, by Tony Emmanuel,
May 14, 2000, The Filipino Express, Muslims kill four hostages, 700+ words,
May 14, 2000, The Filipino Express, DOT says RP is safe, 333 words,
May 14, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Sayyaf Offers to Swap Hostages, 700+ words,
May 14, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Lebanese Hostage Assures Father, 700+ words,
May 14, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Peace Panel Formed for Talks with ABB, by Diego C. Cagahastian,
May 14, 2000, AP Online, Negotiators, Philippine Head Consult, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 14, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Mulls Rebels' Offer, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 14, 2000, AP Online, Negotiators Fail in Philippines, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 14, 2000, AP, Negotiators fail to win release of ailing hostages in Philippines
May 14, 2000, AP / Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Rebels refuse release of ailing hostages,
May 14, 2000, Scotland on Sunday, Muslim rebels demand army backs down before hostage release,
May 14, 2000, Cyber Diver News Network, Army ignores Abu Sayyaf demands,May 14, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu won't release 2 ailing hostages,
May 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu swapping German for Janjalani's relatives, by Roel Pareño...,
May 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Misuari replaced as gov't negotiator, by berty Dones,
May 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Pimentel: CIA may be behind creation of Sayyaf, Perseus Echeminada,
May 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, An eye for an eye - Sketches, by Ana Marie Pamintuan,
May 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, Bodies of 9 Bacolod heroes arrive from Basilan, by Rolly Espina,
May 14, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF rebs storm S. Kudarat town, by Allen Estabillo and John Unson,
May 14, 2000, ABS-CBN, Missing foreign journalists in Sulu return,
May 14, 2000, ABS-CBN, Gov't hard put to meet Abu Sayyaf demands,
May 14, 2000, Bernama, Malaysian Hostage's Plea for Philippine Troop Withdrawal,
May 14, 2000, Bernama, IGP Hopes New Negotiator Resolves Hostage Crisis Fast,
May 14, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Rebels take 65 Filipinos hostage, [Page View]
May 14, 2000, The Straits Times, p.20, Hostages forced to trek through jungle at night, [Page View]
May 14, 2000, Newsbreak, 'Selling Candidates: Political Ads in the 2007 Senatorial Elections', by Dr. Ana Maria Tabunda, Carmela Fonbuena, and Aries Rufo,
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May 15, 2000, BBC News, Philippine president okays negotiations,
May 15, 2000, BBC News, Filipino rebels' new demands,
May 15, 2000, CNN News, Philippine negotiators, rebels to begin discussions,
May 15, 2000, CNN News, Philippine government, rebels move closer to negotiating table,
May 15, 2000, Time Magazine, World Watch, Jolo,
May 15, 2000, International Herald Tribune, Libyan Tries To Negotiate On Hostages, by Michael Richardson,
May 15, 2000, New York Times, Filipino Rebels Set New Terms In Kidnapping,
May 15, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Hostage Talks On Hold Pending Consultations,
May 15, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Gov't, Rebels Set Terms, by Jim Gomez,
May 15, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Journalists go missing near hide-out,
May 15, 2000, Newsweek International, A Rebellion With a Cause, by Marites D. Vitug, and Tony Clifton,
May 15, 2000, Time Magazine, Crisis situation,
May 15, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Army Troopers Free 183 Villagers, 700+ words,
May 15, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Hostage Negotiators Consult President, 700+ words,
May 15, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf demands for hostages' release 'very reasonable', Roel Pareño...,
May 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels withdraw 183 hostages safe,
May 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.4, Blast rocks Manila national police HQ, [Page View]
May 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Eight reporters turnup, two still missing, [Page View]
May 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Estrada gets jet ready for a quick return, [Page View]
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May 16, 2000, BBC News, Neglect fuels Philippines conflict, Diigo,
May 16, 2000, BBC News, Rebels to discuss sick hostage,
May 16, 2000, CNN, Philippine government, rebels move closer to negotiating table,
May 16, 2000, CNN, Philippines: Rebels agree to discuss ill captive's release,
May 16, 2000, CNN, Philippines jungle captives get to phone home, negotiations delayed again, [Dead]
May 16, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Philippine Leader OKs Talks To Free Hostages,
May 16, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostages Phone Home, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 16, 2000, AP Online, Philippines, Rebels Set Conditions, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 16, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver,), Rebels Might Free Ailing Hostage, by Jim Gomez,
May 16, 2000, The Herald News [Joliet, IL], Hostage Talks Authorized, 390 words,
May 16, 2000, The Los Angeles Times, Philippine Hostages Phone Home,
May 16, 2000, The Los Angeles Times, Philippine Rebels OK New Discussions,
May 16, 2000, Fox News, Philippines Captives Get to Phone Home, But Negotiations Delayed Again,
May 16, 2000, The Toronto Star, Captives in Philippines get to phone home,
May 16, 2000, The Miami Herald, Rebels to discuss release of ill German woman,
May 16, 2000, Sydney Morning Herald, Disease stalks Mindanao refugees,
May 16, 2000, CBC, Hostages speak to their families,
May 16, 2000, The Times of India, Negotiators returning for Philippine hostages talks,
May 16, 2000, Manila Bulletin, MILF Quitting Highway, 597 words,
May 16, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Kidnapping Violence Called Un-Islamic, 545 words,
May 16, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Gov't Asks Abu Sayyaf for Just One Set of Demands, 700+ words,
May 16, 2000, The Philippine Star, Isn't everybody sick and tired about all that fuss over Mindanao?, by Max Soliven,
May 16, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF rebels abandon positions on vital Mindanao highway, by John Unson,
May 16, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't to Sayyaf: No troop pullout,
May 16, 2000, The Philippine Star, Ex-Estrada bodyguard nabbed for Baron slay,
May 16, 2000, New Straits Times, Show compassion to hostages, rebels urged, by A. Hafiz Yatim,
May 16, 2000, New Straits Times, Authorities kept busy with missing journalists, by Tony Emmanuel,
May 16, 2000, ABS-CBN, Misuari out of Sulu hostage talks,
May 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Estrada wants demands on paper, [Page View]
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May 17, 2000, BBC News, Kidnappers demand $2m ransom,
May 17, 2000, CNN, Philippines jungle captives get to phone home, negotiations,
May 17, 2000, CNN, Philippines: Hostage negotiations delayed,4:38 p.m. HKT (0838 GMT)
May 17, 2000, The Boston Globe, Philippines hostages are allowed to call kin,
May 17, 2000, The Columbian (Vancouver), Philippine Rebels Seek an Independent State, by Jim Gomez,
May 17, 2000, Seattle Times / AP, Rebels double ransom for German, by Jim Gomez, Diigo,
May 17, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Kidnappers Seek Ransom, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 17, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Want Muslim State, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 17, 2000, The Florida Times Union, Jungle captives phone home; talks delayed,
May 17, 2000, AP / The Topeka Capital-Journal, Hostages get to phone home, by Jim Gomez,
May 17 2000, The Independent, Jungle hostages allowed phone call home,
May 17, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Hostages phone home, 268 words,
May 17, 2000, Express India / Agence France Presse, Abu Sayyaf demands $2m to release GermanDiigo,
May 17, 2000, The Times of India, Philippine rebels set rider for hostage release,
May 17, 2000, NZ Herald, Estrada expects hostages to be freed soon,
May 17, 2000, The Register-Guard International, [page 13A, AP article]
May 17, 2000, South China Morning Post, Captives get phone calls to families,
May 17, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Troopers Regain Control of Maguindanao Highway, by Aris R. Ilagan,
May 17, 2000, Manila Bulletin, German Woman's Release Given Priority in Talks, 700+ words,
May 17, 2001, The Philippine Star, Jalosjos leading in Zambo Norte's congressional race, by Roel Pareño,
May 17, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't will win war in Mindanao - Estrada,
May 17, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF rebs hurt 2 in new attack, by John Unson And Roel Pareño
May 17, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf to release ailing German,
May 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, Government troops relax cordon around Abu Sayyaf Patikul hideout in Jolo
May 17, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF attacks military s Basilan base gov t open to peace talks,
May 17, 2000, The Straits Times, p.4, 'Interview with hostages? Show us the money', [Page View]
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May 18, 2000, BBC News, Bomb blasts rock Jolo,
May 18, 2000, CNN, Philippine envoys prepare for hostage negotiations; fatalities in marketplace attack,
May 18, 2000, CNN, Tribunal convicts 24 soldiers, civilian in Aceh massacre, 6:46 a.m. HKT
May 18, 2000, CNN, Grenade attacks kill at least 5 in Philippines,
May 18, 2000, The Washington Post, Philippine Rebels Up Demands, 355 words,
May 18, 2000, The Cincinnati Post, 5 Killed in Blasts, 228 words,
May 18, 2000, AP Online, Explosions Kill 5 in Philippines, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 18, 2000, AP Online, 3 Killed in Philippine Explosions, 310 words,
May 18, 2000, AP Online, 4 Killed in Philippine Explosions, 435 words,
May 18, 2000, Associated Press, Philippine Rebels Demand $2 Million for Ailing Hostage,
May 18, 2000, The Independent (London), Philippine kidnappers demand $2m, by Kathy Marks,
May 18, 2000, The Scotsman, Rebels issue list of demands for release of captives, by Jim Gomez, in Jolo,

May 18, 2000, Cyber Diver News Network, Bomb blasts kill five in southern Philippines,

May 18, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Manila Mail: Abu Sayyaf, by Federico D. Pascual,
May 18, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Decorated Army ranger will never see combat again, by Ben Cal,
May 18, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Muslim rebels ask P70,000 ransom for every hostage, 540 words,
May 18, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Peace talks enter 2nd round, 345 words,
May 18, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 2 More Battalions Going to Mindanao, by Aris R. Ilagan, 700+ words,
May 18, 2000, The Philippine Star, AFP on alert anew for Metro bombers, by Paolo Romero,
May 18, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't troopers killed in MILF fighting now total 101 by Mike Frialde,
*May 18, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf demands $2 M for sick German woman by Marichu Villanueva,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:28 PM, Jaworski to reopen probe on Fil-Am cagers,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:22 PM, Hike non-broker members or face sanctions, PSE told,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:09 PM, Drilon supports lifting of political ad ban,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:31 PM, NBI grills studies linked to the 'Love Bug' virus,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:05 PM, Landslide hits Baguio City,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:51 PM, BSP issues IRR on new capital-raising scheme,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:48 PM, Film industry wants more tax perks to be competitive,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:19 PM, Roco warns BSP of possible violation of law over Urban Bank mess,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:46 PM, Labor dispute results in Davao grenade blast,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:45 PM, Teachers to finally get their pay slips,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:31 PM, RP mulls more cuts in national budget,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:02 PM, Explosions continue to rock Mindanao,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:23 PM, Glorietta bombing not linked to Mindanao conflict - Enrile,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:32 PM, Manila stocks down amid domestic concerns,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 12:06 PM, Peso continues to weaken despite rate hike,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:36 AM, Music Corp. included in the MSCI index,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:58 AM, More groups interested to acquire Urban Bank,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:06 AM, Maricel reunites with FPJ onscreen,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:14 AM, DOH pushes dengue vaccination drive,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 6:35 AM, DTI to allow surge of cement importations,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:48 AM, Laguna Lake eyed as potable water source,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:14 AM, Beaver and Jackie to launch 'Saludo sa Kawal Pilipino' project,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:33 AM, QC health dept warns against flood-related diseases,
May 18, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:54 AM, Tanduay defeats Purefoods sans Alvarado,
May 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf said to ask gov t 2 million dollars ransom,
May 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, Malacanang wants MILF to stop attacks before starting peace talks,
May 18, 2000, BusinessWorld, The View from Taft: Armed conflict and the economy, 700+ words
May 18, 2000, The Straits Times, p.3, Rebels demand $3.4m to free hostage, [Page View]
May 18, 2000, The Straits Times, p.48, Power from..., by Yeoh En-Lai, [Page View]
May 18, 2000, The Straits Times, p.49, ...the barrel of a gun, by Yeoh En-Lai, [Page View]
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May 19, 2000, CNN, Philippine negotiator wants hostages' quick release, 5:43 p.m. HKT (0943 GMT)
May 19, 2000, AP Online, Rubble From Philippine Blast Probed, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 19, 2000, AP Online, Malaysian Meets With Rebel Leader, by Jim Gomez, 512 words,
May 19, 2000, The Independent, Philippines: Five die in guerrilla grenade attack on market, Kathy Marks,
May 19, 2000, The Independent, Philippines: 'War is part of our culture,' say Islamic fighters, by Arnaud Dubus,
May 19, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Five die in Philippine terror blasts, 284 words,
May 19, 2000, National Catholic Reporter, Four hostages die in rescue operation, 387 words,
May 19, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Jolo Blasts Kill 4, Wound 50 by Nonoy E. Lacson, 700+ words,
May 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, Enrile to gov't: Stop recognizing MILF territories, by Efren Danao,
May 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf's foreign hostages complain of slow release
May 19, 2000, The Philippine Star, 2 Balweg slay suspects nabbed, by Paolo Romero,
May 19, 2000, New Straits Times, Medical team treats hostages, by Tony Emmanuel, 496 words,
May 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Travel Trade East: No news is good news... how goes the Republic?,
May 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, The Mindanao Question (How the 'rag tag' rebel group, Abu Sayyaf was transformed into a terrorist organization),
May 19, 2000, Investor's Business Daily, Righttrail,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 11:36 PM, MMDA urges LGUs to intensify anti-flood operations,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 10:45 PM, Abu Sayyaf takes teen hostage anew,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 9:10 PM, Roxas sees RP benefits with China's WTO entry,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 8:42 PM, Iloilo massacre prime suspect gets death sentence,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 7:45 PM, SEC okays IPO of Active Alliance,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 5:27 AM, Gov't guards against relief goods pilferers,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 4:14 AM, NTC sees lower cellphone rates,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 3:33 AM, Pangasinan soldiers off to Mindanao,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 2:39 AM, Mercado to lead reopening rites of Narciso Ramos Highway,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:45 AM, John Estrada refutes Vanessa-Janice confrontation,
May 19, 2000, ABS-CBN, 1:16 AM, Lamitan folk arm selves vs. MILF,
May 19, 2000, Sun Star, CHR confirms violations vs women non combatant,
May 19, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Bombs rock hostage island in Philippines, [Page View]
May 19, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Manila sends more troops to the South, [Page View]
May 19, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Grenades rock Jolo, [Page View]
May 19, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Estrada's top aide Zamora brands rebels as 'gangsters'
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May 20, 2000, BBC News, Anger at Malaysia hostage talks,
May 20, 2000, BBC News, Hostage rebels demand Islamic state,
May 20, 2000, AP Online, Philippines, Rebels Might Negotiate, by Jim Gomez, 646 words,
May 20, 2000, AP Online, Rebel Negotiators Annoyed By Input, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 20, 2000, Manila Bulletin; 9 Sayyaf men die in Basilan gun battle, 365 words,
May 20, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 5 Points Raised by Lanao Solon, by E. T. Suarez, 700+ words,
May 20, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Vigilance Urged on Public, 700+ words,
May 20, 2000, New Straits Times, Set up Sabah Commission to protect immigrants, rebels say,
May 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada blames Sayyaf for bombings in Jolo,
May 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't rules out $2-M ransom payment for sick German, by Paolo Romero,
May 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF leader, aide killed in ambush, by Allen Estabillo,
May 20, 2000, The Philippine Star, 80,000 Soldiers vs 8,000 Moro Rebels - Gotcha, by Jarius Bondoc,
May 20, 2000, ABS-CBN, Malacañang tells Malaysia not to meddle in Sulu crisis,
May 20, 2000, ABS-CBN, Malacañang to strictly enforce no-ransom policy
May 20, 2000, ABS-CBN, Estrada cuts short China state visit
May 20, 2000, The Straits Times, p.40, Estrada rushes home as Manila residents get jittery, [Page View]
May 20, 2000, The Straits Times, p.40, Malaysia opens direct talks with Kidnappers, [Page View]
May 20, 2000, The Straits Times, p.42, 'I Was Praying to Die', [Page View]
May 20, 2000, The Business Times [Malaysia] Estrada flies home to deal with trouble, [Page View]
May 20, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu kills 4 soldiers takes boy hostageDiigo,
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May 21, 2000, CNN, 1 killed in second Philippine mall bombing in a week; Muslim terrorists suspected,
May 21, 2000, CNN, Report: Philippine hostages moved to a house,
May 21, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Talks To Free 21 Hostages Might Begin This Week,
May 21, 2000, ICT.org, One Dead and 14 Wounded in Blast at Manila Shopping Mall,May 21, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, "1 killed in Megamall blast",
May 21, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 4-Step Peace Plan Proposed, 700+ words,
May 21, 2000, Manila Bulletin, DECS ready for school opening, 466 words,
May 21, 2000, New Straits Times, Hostages' fear and faith gleaned from unsealed letters,
May 21, 2000, New Straits Times, Malaysian Red Crescent medical team proves its mettle,
May 21, 2000, The Philippine Star, 11 hurt in latest blast in Cotabato, by John Unson, Diigo,
May 21, 2000, The Philippine Star, Puno: No Malaysian interference in Abu, by Paolo Romero,
May 21, 2000, The Philippine Star, Power struggle behind MILF leader's slay? by Allen Estabillo
May 21, 2000, The Philippine Star, Too many meddlers, loudmouths and wise guys muddle Mindanao, by Max Soliven,
May 21, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF mobilizing to retake hi way, by Sandy Araneta, Diigo,
May 21, 2000, The Sunday Herald, Hope for hostages, 226 words,
May 21, 2000, AP Online, Negotiators Mull Philippine Hostages, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 21, 2000, AP Online, Blast Hits Second Manila Mall, by Oliver Teves, 507 words,
May 21, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Troops Rescue 2 Hostages, by Jim Gomez, 698 words,
May 21, 2000, Bernama, Malaysian Ambassador Met Rebel Leaders, Says Misuari's Aide, 354 words
May 21, 2000, The Straits Times, p.20, Manila riled by KL's direct talks with rebels, [Page View] Diigo,
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May 22, 2000, CNN / TIME, Hostage Crisis In the Jungle, the waiting game goes on and on,Nisid Hajari,
May 22, 2000, CNN, Philippine negotiators prepare for hostage talks, 3:29 p.m. HKT (0729 GMT)
May 22, 2000, CNN, Philippine hostage talks off to shaky start,
May 22, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, 2 Child Hostages Rescued From Rebels In Philippines,
May 22, 2000, Business Times, KL diplomats make contact with Abu Sayyaf leaders, by Bani Eirmalasare,
May 22, 2000, AP / The Columbian (Vancouver, WA), Soldiers Save Child Hostages in Philippines,
May 22, 2000, The Columbian / AP, Bodies May Be Remains of U.N. Peace Keepers, Miguel Gil Moreno,
May 22, 2000, Chicago Tribune, After Skirmish, Troops Rescue 2 Children Held Hostage By Rebels,
May 22, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostage Talks To Begin, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 22, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Skip Talks on Hostages, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 22, 2000, The Philippine Star, 2 soldiers killed in MILF attack, by John Unson,
May 22, 2000, The Philippine Star, Two child hostages rescued from Sayyaf, says Palace,
May 22, 2000, New Straits Times, Malaysian envoy finds himself the centre of attention, by Tony Emmanuel
May 22, 2000, New Straits Times, Envoy refutes allegations, by Tony Emmanuel, 569 words,
May 22, 2000, The Scotsman, 'Sometimes I just want to die,' ill Jolo hostage says, by Allan Hall in Berlin,
May 22, 2000, ABS-CBN, Negotiator expects quick release of ailing German,
May 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, AFP ready to foil guerillas attempt to reoccupy Maguindanao highway,
May 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, More gov t troops deployed to surround Camp Abubakar MILF preparing
May 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Rebels attack ship 21 hostages moved Malaysias attempt irks RP
May 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf lists political demands for 21 hostages,
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May 23, 2000, BBC News, Jolo hostage talks 'to resume',
May 23, 2000, CNN, Philippine hostage talks off to shaky start, Some rebel leaders don't show up...,
May 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, Fighting, bombings take toll on tourism, by Rey Arquiza,
May 23, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sayyaf snubs talks with Aventajado, by Roel Pareño, Diigo,
May 23, 2000, Manila Bulletin, President Estrada Calls for Vigilance; Public Urged to Help, D. Cagahastian,
May 23, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 'Saludo' project for slain soldiers, 454 words,
May 23, 2000, AP Online, Philippines, Rebels Hold Talks, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 23, 2000, Intl. Herald Tribune, Forced Smiles in Southeast Asia, as Relations Turn Sour, Richardson,
May 23, 2000, New Straits Times, Hostages may be released next month, by Tony Emmanuel, 388 words,
May 23, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), World Digest, 700+ words,
May 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, To Take A Stand: The ARMM enigma, 700+ words
May 23, 2000, The Straits Times, p.4, Govt will not yield to terrorists: Estrada, [Page View]
May 23, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Rebels 'getting weapons via Malaysia', [Page View]
May 23, 2000, The Straits Times, p.29, Abu Sayyaf demands, [Page View]
May 23, 2000, The Business Times [Malaysia] Kidnap drama puts Estrada on notice, [Page View]
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May 24, 2000, CNN, Philippine official, rebels organize negotiations, 11:28 a.m. HKT (0328 GMT)
May 24, 2000, CNN News, Hostages call on Philippine officials to hasten talks,
May 24, 2000, AP / The Columbian (Vancouver), Bombs Ignite Rumors, Panic in Philippines, 700+ words,
May 24, 2000, Associated Press, Bombs Ignite Tumors, Panic in Philippines, by Chaka Ferguson,
May 24, 2000, AP Online, Bombings Unnerve Philippines, by Ruby Pajuelas; 700+ words,
May 24, 2000, AP Online, Aid Planned for Philippine Hostages, by Jim Gomez, 458 words,
May 24, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostages Seek Supplies, by Jim Gomez, 626 words,
May 24, 2000, Los Angeles Times Wire Reports, Hostage-Takers, Mediator Set Talks,
May 24, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), "KL did not take unilateral action to free hostages, 585 words,
May 24, 2000, The Tribune [India] Governor’s bid to end hostage crisis,
May 24, 2000, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Iran Surge of Reformist Victories Prompts Ban of 19th Paper,
May 24, 2000, New Straits Times, No unilateral action, says PM, 325 words,
May 24, 2000, New Straits Times, Be patient, minister tells wife of hostage,
May 24, 2000, BusinessWorld, Palace junks Sayyaf's political demands, Diigo,
May 24, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF regroups to main camp in defensive stance vs attack,
May 24, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Abu Sayyaf as political pawn,
May 24, 2000, The Straits Times, p.33, Shotgun diplomacy, [Page View]
May 24, 2000, The Straits Times, p.33, Mahathir defends envoy's meeting with kidnappers [Page View]
May 24, 2000, The Straits Times, p.52, A headache for Estrada, [Page View]
May 24, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Governor opens talks with kidnappersDiigo,
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Ping trims down list of bomb suspects, by Mike Frialde,
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Reshuffle affects 17 top PNP officers
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada's eldest son ambushed, unhurt
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Violence hurting tourism --Gemma
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada questions MILF's sincerity
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Two Pakistanis stopped at NAIA
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Muslim group wants Imelda as peace negotiator
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Cops rescue kidnapped Tarlac businesswoman, by Benjie Villa,
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada signs law amending General Banking Act, by Marichu Villanueva
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Int'l funding agency to suspend loan to DAR?, by Mary Ann Ll. Reyes
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, 47 delinquent cops bound for Mindanao, by Non Alquitran,
May 24, 2000, The Philippine Star, Libyan fund to secure hostages' release, by Marichu Villanueva,
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May 25, 2000, BBC News, Low morale ahead of hostage talks,
May 25, 2000, CNN, Hijacked Philippine jet in Manila, passengers safe, 5:25 p.m. HKT (0925 GMT)
May 25, 2000, CNN, Philippine jet hijacked with 278 aboard, 5:06 p.m. HKT (0906 GMT)
May 25, 2000, CNN, Philippines hijacker parachutes from plane in flight, Passengers, crew safe in Manila
May 25, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Philippine Kidnap Ordeal Could Hinge On Ransom,
May 25, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostages' Morale Low, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, France sends top official to RP for hostage talks,
May 25, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Jolo blast kills 5, injures 55, 394 words,
May 25, 2000, Bernama, Hostages Can Be Freed if Talks Succeed, Says Armed Gang Leader,
May 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov t downplays conflict gears for peace talks,
May 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Government seeks more funds for Mindanao campaign,
May 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, The choice in Mindanao endless war or genuine independence,
May 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov t panel to finally meet with Abu Sayyaf leaders,
May 25, 2000, BusinessWorld, Dear Editor: Sayyaf not Filipinos. 480 words
May 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Face-to-Face with Commander Robot, [Page View]
May 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Meeting Commander Robot, [Page View]
May 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, Tourism down, [Page View]
May 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.29, Captives now have more freedom, [Page View]
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Cebu police director relieved over explosives' case, by
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Fil-Chinese trader killed in QC ambush, by Christina Mendez
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, NBI finds 2 PNPA cadets hurt in hazing
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, House wants end to war with MILF, by Jess Diaz,
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, France sends top official to RP for hostage talks, by Paolo Romero, Roel Pareno, Perseus Echeminada,
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada: Mindanao conflict my predecessors' fault, by Marichu Villanueva,
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Sin scores vacuum of leadership, failure to get act together, by Sandy Araneta
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Improvised bomb found in Angeles mall, by Ding Cervantes And Ric Sapnu,
May 25, 2000, The Philippine Star, Retraction of Valerio 'gunman' immaterial, says justice dep't, by Delon Porcalla,
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May 26, 2000, CNN, Rioters in Indonesia want trial for Suharto, Hundreds of students joined by others,
May 26, 2000, CNN.com, Jilted husband parachutes from Philippine plane after hijacking, 6:10 a.m. HKT
May 26, 2000, CNN, Philippine officials identify hijacker; money missing, 4:07 p.m. HKT (0807 GMT)
May 26, 2000, CNN, 'We Are Open To Talks', A Meeting With the Rebel Moro Islamic Army Chief
May 26, 2000, The Independent, Hijacker jumps from jet after robbing passengers, Richard Lloyd Parry,
May 26, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Hostages In Philippines Say Hopes Are Dimming,
May 26, 2000, AP Online, Troops Delay Philippine Negotiations, by Jim Gomez, 628 words,
May 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, All set for gov't-Sayyaf talks - Sulu governor, by Roel Pareño...,
May 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Close Estrada aide calls for Boycott of Time magazine,
May 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Vigilantes clash with suspected pushers, 3 slain, by Jaime Laude,
May 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Senate security tightened after bomb scare,
May 26, 2000, The Philippine Star, Palace rejects call to end war with MILF, by Marichu Villanueva, Lino dela Cruz, Allen Estabillo, and Raffy Magbanua,
May 26, 2000, New Straits Times,Today's negotiations are crucial 'Military should not be in the vicinity',
May 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.48, Under strain, some hostages contemplate suicide, [Page View]
May 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.48, Child hostage does not want to rejoin his family, [Page View]
May 26, 2000, The Manila Times, Robin recalls his meeting with the Abu Sayyaf,
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May 27, 2000, BBC News, Hope for Philippine hostages,
May 27, 2000, The Independent, Storm clouds gather over Asia's islands of hope, Richard Lloyd Parry,
May 27, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostage Talks Start, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 27, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Discuss Hostages, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 27, 2000, The Economist (US), Politics this week, 700+ words,
May 27, 2001, Reuters, Philippines: Gunmen Seize 20 Hostages From Tourist Resort on Palawan Island,
May 27, 2000, Reuters, Manila team sees Moslem rebels, reassures hostages,
May 27, 2000, AFP, Muslim rebels say Philippine hostage crisis to be resolved soon,
May 27, 2000, AFP, Malaysia rejects kidnappers' demand for body to protect Sabah Filipinos,
May 27, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Sayyaf Cancels Initial Negotiations, by Edd K. Usman, 700+ words,
May 27, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Rebels spring a surprise,
May 27, 2000, The Philippine Star, 1st round of Sayyaf talks cancelled, by Roel Pareño,
May 27, 2000, The Straits Times, p.52, Talks with Abu Sayyaf rebels cancelled, [Page View]
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May 28, 2000, CNN News, 6 die in attacks on Philippine villages,
May 28, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Talks Begin For Release Of Philippine Hostages,
May 28, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebel Response Awaited, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
May 28, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Muslim Rebels Kill 15, 700+ words,
May 28, 2000, Associated Press, Talks to Free Hostages Begin in Philippines,
May 28, 2000, Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland), Hostage talks start, 239 words,
May 28, 2000, The Charleston Gazette (WV), Talks begin for release of hostages, by Jim Gomez,
May 28, 2000, Reuters, 33 MILF rebels, three soldiers killed in Lanao fighting,
May 28, 2000, The Philippine Star, 2 NPA hit men in Ejercito slay try killed, by Ding Cervantes, Ric Sapnu,
May 28, 2000, The Filipino Express, Jolo, Zambo blasts: 5 killed, 50 wounded, 422 words,
May 28, 2000, The Filipino Express, Abu Sayyaf demands $2-M for hostages, 549 words,
May 28, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Talks to Free Hostages Finally Begin, 700+ words,
May 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Formal talks to free hostages begin, [Page View]
May 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Mahathir 'no' to panel for Filipinos in Sabah, [Page View]
May 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.42, These are highly texting times in the Philippines, [Page View]
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May 29, 2000, CNN, 5:03 p.m. HKT (0903 GMT) Philippine envoys await response, additional talks,
May 29, 2000, Time Magazine, Hostage Crisis, by Nisid Hajari,
May 29, 2000, Time Magazine, Acting Leader, by Terry McCarthy,
May 29, 2000, The Washington Post, World In Brief, 700+ words,
May 29, 2000, Albany Times Union, Muslim Rebels Attack Villages in Philippines, 275 words,
May 29, 2000, AP / The Columbian, Philippines Muslim Rebels Kill 15 in Attacks on Three Villages,
May 29, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Breakthrough hope in Filipino hostage talks, 459 words,
May 29, 2000, ABC News, Philippine Rebels Threaten to Kill Americans,
May 29, 2000, Time Magazine, In the Jungle, the Waiting Game Goes on and on,
May 29, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Negotiators Air Hope on Hostages, 700 words,
May 29, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Enrollment Reaches Peak, by Joel Atencio, 700+ words,
May 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf: Too many leaders, by Paolo Romero,
May 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF leaders, suspects deny charges by John Unson,
May 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, So the 'bombers' were Moro rebels, after all: But wait by Max Soliven,
May 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, Cop, 25 MILF suspects
May 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, No sign of release for Abu hostages
May 29, 2000, The Philippine Star, NPA denies hand in Ejercito slay try, by Ding Cervantes 
May 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, 200 000 flee homes in Mindanao,
May 29, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Hostage talks adjourned, [Page View]
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May 30, 2000, BBC News, Philippine army 'seizes rebel camp',
May 30, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, German Report: Bin Laden Is Backing Filipino Rebels,
May 30, 2000, AP Online, Philippines, Rebels Resume Talks, 698 words,
May 30, 2000, Manila Bulletin; Sayyaf Response to 1st Talks Awaited, 470 words,
May 30, 2001, The Philippine Star, AFP: Vigilantes vs Sayyaf welcome, by Paolo Romero,
May 30, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Manila may allow Muslims more self-rule, [Page View]
May 30, 2000, The Straits Times, p.23, Bomb explodes in Sabah market, [Page View]
May 30, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Gov't offers expanded Muslim autonomy, [No Cache] [No hardcopy] [Na. Library]_________________________________________________________________________________
May 31, 2000, BBC News, Philippines rejects truce with rebels,
May 31, 2000, CNN, Philippine, MILF leaders discuss peace amid fighting, 3:16 p.m. HKT (0716 GMT)
May 31, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Abu Sayyaf Linked to Bin Laden, 681 words,
May 31, 2000, The Philippine Star, Eight Filipino hostages released today?
May 31, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), Try to understand us, PM tells Europeans,, 558 words,
May 31, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Charged in Philippine Bombing, 459 words,
May 31, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Seek Cease-Fire, 569 words,
May 31, 2000, Sun Star, Lumads offered P10 000 to join MILF combatants,
May 31, 2000, BusinessWorld, AFP overruns MILF s Lanao del Sur rebel base,
May 31, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Mastermind of mayhem, 700+ words
May 31, 2000, New Straits Times, Adequate security needed at borders, 569 words
May 31, 2000, The Straits Times, p.32, Economy held hostage to Philippine rebels, [Page View]
May 31, 2000, The Straits Times, p.33, Abu Sayyaf's child terrorists, [Page View]
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June 1, 2001, CNN, Abu Sabaya interview transcript
June 1, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Mull Autonomy, 700+ words,
June 1, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), KL lauds OIC's move to send envoy to Jolo, 504 words,
June 1, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Jolo Hostage Talks May Resume Today, by Edd K. Usman, 700+ words,
June 1, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Poor German hostage tagged as a prostitute!, by Federico D. Pascual,
June 1, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Moros' impossible dream,
June 1, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Hostage crisis over in 2-3 days, 700+ words,
June 1, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Malacanang miffed at Time cover story, 700+ words,
June 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, MILF leader faces arrest by Allen Estabillo,
June 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Islamic Conference wants to help in hostage talks
June 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Estrada wants Mindanao problem over by 2004 by Marichu Villanueva
June 1, 2000, The Philippine Star, Talipao villagers see Sayyaf as Robin Hood by Roel Pareño,
June 1, 2000, ABS-CBN, Aventajado may get Basilan hostages,
June 1, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, Muslims feel the heat in Manila, [Page View]
June 1, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, A lack of trust over Mindanao, [Page View]
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Anti-hijacking committee being probed for Davao fiasco, 426 words
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao conflict could lower 2nd quarter economic growth,
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Erap rejects call for 40-day tranquility; coalition warns against humanitarian crisis,
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Negotiations fail to reach substantive agreements,
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military operations versus MILF to continue, says Defense chief,
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Anti-hijacking committee being probed for Davao fiasco,
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, No bail for alleged MILF terrorists--CHR not allowed to see 26 PAOCTF detainees,
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Funding entities committed to RP despite security risk.
June 1, 2000, BusinessWorld, Calling a Spade...: Once bitten, twice shy, by Solita Collas-Monsod,
June 1, 2000, Philippine Headline News, ERAP Says "No" to MILF Ceasefire,
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June 2, 2000, BBC News, Jolo rebels 'demand $21m',
June 2, 2000, BBC News, East Asian economy growing,
June 2, 2000, CNN News, Several Philippine hostages said to be threatening suicide,
June 2, 2000, National Catholic Reporter, No End in Sight for Philippine Conflict, by Rene Ciria-Cruz,
June 2, 2000, Der Spiegel, Jolo hostage Even reporters got into,
June 2, 2000, Seattle Times / AP, Philippine hostages face long ordeal, by Jim Gomez, Diigo,
June 2, 2000, AsiaNow, Vol.. 28, No. 21, Who's Behind The Blasts? Manila is divided over the perpetrators, by Antonio Lopez, Diigo,
June 2, 2000, AFP, 4:53, PM, German, French hostages need immediate medical help: doctor,
June 2, 2000, AFP, 5:23, PM, Filipino Muslim rebels demand one million dollars per hostage,
June 2, 2000, AFP, 7:34 PM, Philippines hostages weep on seeing "permanent" home taking shape,
June 2, 2000, Reuters Wire, 7:10 ET, Update 2-New hut drives Philippine hostages to despair,
June 2, 2000, Manila Bulletin, FL Marks Birth Anniversary Today, by Diego C. Cagahastian, 518 words,
June 2, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Islamic Official Invited to Manila but Not Mindanao in Connection with...
June 2, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Gov't Still Waiting for Sayyaf Reply, by Edd K. Usman, 614 words,
June 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, 'Misuari blocking gov't-MILF talks' by John Unson and Paolo Romero,
June 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Senate to probe ARMM fund mess
June 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Joker: Aventajado can't commit federalism, autonomy to Sayyaf,
June 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, 33 killed as troops capture MILF's perimeter camp, by John Unson,
June 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf demands $1 M for each foreign hostage by Roel Pareño,
June 2, 2000, The Philippine Star, Release of eight Filipino hostages aborted anew by Roel Pareño
June 2, 2000, Inter Press Service, Politics-Philippines: A Government Adrift Worries Filipinos, 700+ words
June 2, 2000, New Straits Times, 'Give moral support to families of hostages', 314 words,
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Government troops attack Camp Abubakar Gateway,
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF wants more time Estrada wants peace pact earlier,
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military to get additional funds for Mindanao effort,
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Government troops attack Camp Abubakar gateway.
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, DoJ to finish bomb probe shortly; PAOCTF mum on rights charges,
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao strife cuts growth target to 4% (Original goal of 5% now 'elusive')
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Rule of Law: A call to arms.
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Newspoint: Why this war?
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF wants more time; Estrada wants peace pact earlier.
June 2, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military to get additional funds for Mindanao effort,
June 2, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Foreign Hostages Fear Prolonged Captivity,
June 2, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Basilan Hostage Release Delayed,
June 2, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Erap pours more funds for military, by Donna S. Cueto and Cynthia D. Balana, Diigo,
June 2, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Commander Robot: We're not a kidnapping syndicate, by Noralyn Mustafa, Diigo, _________________________________________________________________________________
June 3, 2000, BBC News, German TV crew ransomed,
June 3, 2000, The Scotsman, Captives in Philippines speak of suicide, by Foreign Staff; 700+ words,
June 3, 2000, New Straits Times, Security steps not retaliation against abductions, 486 words,
June 3, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Accept Autonomy, Erap Urges MILF, by Brenda Piquero Tuazon,
June 3, 2000, Manila Bulletin, $1 M for Each Jolo Hostage of Abu Sayyaf? by Edd K. Usman,
June 3, 2000, The Straits Times, p.38, Hostages cry as hut replaces tent as home, [Page View]
June 3, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Jolo: Sayyaf Hold German Newsmen For Ransom,
June 3, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Jolo Rebels Demand $1-M Per Hostage,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Release of eight Filipino hostages aborted anew by Roel Pareño,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Abu Sayyaf demands $1 M for each foreign hostage, by Roel Pareño, Perseus Echeminada,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, 33 killed as troops capture MILF's perimeter camp, by John Unson and Edith Regalado, Diigo,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Davao Norte town hall attacked: Powerful blast rocks Kudarat town, by Edith Regalado, John Unson and Allen Estabillo,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Millions of taps go dry in Metro, by Jerry Botial, Sandy Araneta, Rainier Allan Ronda, and Cecille Suerte Felipe,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Bomb found in Arroyo's ancestral home in Iligan?, by Liberty Dones,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Soldier's death inspires siblings, by Junep Ocampo,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Shabu stolen from judge's chambers, by Rainer Allan Ronda,
June 3, 2000, The Philippine Star, Release of eight Filipino hostages aborted anew, by Roel Pareno,
June 3, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu Sayyaf demands justified, says hostage, by Alexander Young, Diigo,
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June 4, 2000, CNN News, Malaysian leader reportedly willing to consider anything for hostages
June 4, 2000, New Straits Times, Delving into the Abu Sayyaf, by Ahmad Zainon, 700+ words,
June 4, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Advancing Troops Kill 11 More Rebels, 676 words,
June 4, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 10 Foreign Newsmen Forced to Pay Ransom, 600 words,
June 4, 2000, The Washington Post, World In Brief, 700+ words,
June 4, 2000, The Washington Post, Bomb Explodes At Airport In Manila, 359 words,
June 4, 2000, The Filipino Express, Kidnappers free Filipino, 486 words,
June 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Abu Sayyaf kidnap 10 journalists, [Page View]
June 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, KL to continue Filipino crackdown, [Page View]
June 4, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Manila begins to act on Abu Sayyaf demands, [Page View]
June 4, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Media Complicating Jolo Hostage Crisis,
June 4, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Bomb Outside Manila International Airport,
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June 5, 2001, CNN, Philippine soldiers killed in hostage drama,
June 5, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Abu Sayyaf Leader Charged for Kidnap, 700+ words,
June 5, 2000, New Straits Times, An 'acting' president gets carried away, by H.L. Idjirani, 700+ words,
June 5, 2000, New Straits Times, Delving into the Abu Sayyaf,
June 5, 2000, New Straits Times, Ransom to be considered (HL), 527 words,
June 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Philippines tightens security amid blasts, [Page View]
June 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Charges filed against leader of Abu Sayyaf, [Page View]
June 5, 2000, The Straits Times, p.50, Abu Sayyaf's tactical game for Moro loyalty, [Page View]
June 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fire razes AFP office for civil military operations in Camp Aguinaldo,
June 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, No firm assurance AFP won't attack Abubakar.
June 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, .. as Palace hints peace pact deadline may be extended.
June 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ople wants policy body for Mindanao, (Senator Blas F. Ople)
June 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Moro-moro peace talks.
June 5, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao crisis impact to be felt late in the year,
June 5, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Abu Sayyaf Chief Faces Kidnap, Murder Cases,
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June 6, 2000, AP Online, Violence Disrupts Philippine Schools, by Melissa Howell, 651 words,
June 6, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Considers Rebel Demand, by Jim Gomez,
June 6, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Troops May Stage Rescue of Hostages, 700+ words,
June 6, 2000, Bernama / DPA, Philippine negotiators move to resume talks with Abu Sayyaf,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't suspects presence of foreign extremists following NAIA blast,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF beefing up weapons stock to prepare for military attacks,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF beefing up weapons stock to prepare for military attacks.
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Negotiations for hostages unlikely in next few days,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't to bar local, foreign journalists from visiting Abu Sayyaf's Jolo camp,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Basilan court orders arrest of 79 Abu Sayyaf rebels for kidnapping, homicide,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Masters of the sea,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Senators for abolition of anti-hijacking, anti-terrorism body for airport security breach,
June 6, 2000, BusinessWorld, Businesswise: Muslim independence, 700+ words
June 6, 2000, The Straits Times, p.26, Manila says foreigners behind blast, [Page View]
June 6, 2000, The Straits Times, p.26, Press asked to keep away from hostage camp, [Page View]
June 6, 2000, The Straits Times, p.44, Sleepless in Manila, [Page View]
June 6, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Rescue of Hostages Remains an Option,
June 6, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Newsmen in Jolo Restricted,
June 6, 2000, The Philippine Star, Gov't not ruling out rescue of hostages, Diigo, _______________________________________________________________________________
June 7, 2000, BBC News, Hostage rebels to discuss demands,
June 7, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Hostage Talks May Resume, by Jim Gomez, 700+ words,
June 7, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Aid Sought for AFP Program, 633 words,
June 7, 2000. Bernama, Palace Refutes Misuari's Charges Over Mindanao,
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu hints of hostage freedom,
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Misuari asked to account for billions of gov't appropriations to Mindanao,
June 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Misuari revives MNLF's bid for independence, [Page View]
June 7, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Officials discuss rebels' demand to stop fishing, [Page View]
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Misuari asked to account for billions of gov't appropriations to Mindanao.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF lukewarm on Malacanang's proposal on Bangsamoro solution.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, as Estrada makes concession, orders agencies to enforce Sulu Sea fishing laws,
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Rich families' hold on resources blocks economic rise, (15 richest families)
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao dampens consumer confidence,
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF's fighting force much weakened by military offensives, says AFP official.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, FOCUS: What's the right price? Lucio C. Tan finally "got real",
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada to seek more Japan aid, investments during four-day visit to Tokyo.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Bystander: Armed and dangerous; the best time to debate gun controls?
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Sen. Cayetano cleared by ethics body for attending Vizconde ruling.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Solons question Estrada's veto of 13 bills creating national high schools,
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Former PNB director defends himself from graft raps.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Castillejos, Zambales mayor faces graft charges. Teofilo G. Panatelon
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Lockheed Martin begins radar test.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't lawyers reject ruling on Menzi shares in Bulletin.
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, To Take a Stand: A failure of democracy?
June 7, 2000, BusinessWorld, Random Walker: Erap bonds as parody,
June 7, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 4 Jolo Hostages Need Hospitalization,
June 7, 2000, Philippine Headline News, MILF Wants War in Manila -- Lacson,
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June 8, 2000, CNN News, Philippines gives rebels emphatic 'no' to Muslim homeland,
June 8, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Abu Sayyaf may free 6 children, 629 words,
June 8, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Manila turns down OIC as hostage mediator, 564 words,
June 8, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Gov't negotiators await final written demands from ASG, 432 words,
June 8, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Icon; Fat PR contract but very slim results, by Libertito Pelayo,
June 8, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Jolo Negotiations Resume Tomorrow, by Brenda Piquero Tuazon,
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov t urges Abu to release four sick hostages bomb found,
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Report outlines big gov't losses from corruption, (P1 trillion over 25 years)
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Arraignment today of 26 suspects in Megamall bombing.
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Zamora says Nur just misquoted, but ARMM governor still under fire,
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mercado says peace talks deadline may be extended,
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF confident of OIC support for RP cause,
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Dear Editor: Only in the Philippines--hijacked Philippine Airlines flight 812,
June 8, 2000, BusinessWorld, Dear Editor: Why still tolerate the existence of terrorist/separatist groups?,
June 8, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Govt Confident O.I.C. Won't Grant Observer Status to M.I.L.F.,
June 8, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Baclaran LRT Bomb Found; Detonated Safely,
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June 9, 2000, BBC News, Philippines rules out Muslim state,
June 9, 2000, BBC News, Philippines graft costs billions,
June 9, 2000, CNN News, Philippine gives rebels emphatic 'no' to Muslim homeland,
June 9, 2000, CNN News, Asia Now - Philippine envoys, rebels to hold new round of talks,
June 9, 2000, AFP, Philippine negotiators dismisses new demand by hostage takers,
June 9, 2000, Manila Bulletin, No End in Sight to Hostage Crisis, 700+ words,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf asks gov't for PhP2M ransom for Basilan hostages,
June 9, 2000, The Straits Times, p.40, More vigilante groups formed in Philippines, [Page View]
June 9, 2000, Inquirer, Estrada wants results on Jolo crisis by June 12, Julie Alipala-Inot, Nancy C Carvajal,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Human rights violation, 26 Muslims implicated in the May 21 bombing
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Misuari questioning urged by Basilan Rep. Gerry A. Salapuddin
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu asks gov't for P2-M ransom for Basilan hostages,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada to call on ASEAN leaders not to support secessionist groups,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Code of conduct for gov't troops in Mindanao drafted,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Misuari's ARMM term should not be extended, says solon,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Peace is not a carrot,
June 9, 2000, BusinessWorld, Rule of Law: Pinoy tragedy,
June 9, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Medium-Term Development Plan For Mindanao,
June 9, 2000, Philippine Headline News, RP Says 'No' to Ceasefire Pressure,
June 9, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Govt Captures Another M.I.L.F. Camp,
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June 10, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Doctors to See Jolo Hostages, 463 words,
June 10, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Split Up Hostages, by Jim Gomez, 677 words,
June 10, 2000, AP, Philippine govt troops close highway after rebel ambush,
June 10, 2000, Channel NewsAsia, Philippine military tightens security after chemical discovery,
June 10, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't troops capture main Moro rebel camp in south, 700+ words
June 10, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Jolo Hostage Setback: Rebels Reject Aventajado,
June 10, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Cebu City Ranks 3rd Crime-Wise,
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June 11, 2000, AP / The Columbian (Vancouver, WA), Hostages Split as Raid Fear Rises, by Jim Gomez,
June 11, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Rebels In Philippines Move Some Hostages,
June 11, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Fearing Rescue, Rebels Move 10 Hostages,
June 11, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Chief Negotiator Stays, Says Gov't, 700+ words,
June 11, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 'Total Approach' Policy on Mindanao Affirmed, 700+ words,
June 11, 2000, The Filipino Express, Expanded autonomy for Muslims pushed, 700+ words,
June 11, 2000, The Filipino Express, Hostage crisis may last months, 478 words,
June 11, 2000, Manila Times, Intramurals in Sayyaf imperil hostages' lives,
June 11, 2001, The Philippine Star, Lamitan battle a cover for ransom payment? by Paolo Romero,
June 11, 2000, The Straits Times, p.17, Abu Sayyaf rebels want top negotiator out, [Page View]
June 11, 2000, Bernama, Philippines to Send a Delegation to OIC Meeting, 414 words
June 11, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military to pursue Moro rebels to the end - Erap, 700+ words
June 11, 2000, Philippine Headline News, ERAP Rejects Abu Demand to Replace Aventajado,
June 11, 2000, Philippine Headline News, War Suspends Maguindanao Gas Drilling,
June 11, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Secession Demand Deadlocks Jolo Hostage Talks,
June 11, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Ramos Blamed For MILF Growth,
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June 12, 2000, Time Magazine, Erap's Turn To Speak, by Joseph Estrada,
June 12, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Sulu Fishery Projects Bared, 563 words,
June 12, 2000, Manila Bulletin, AFP Men Alerted on 21 Hostages, 700+ words,
June 12, 2000, New Straits Times, Can Muslim Moros be part of the nation?, by H.L. Idjirani, 700+ words,
June 12, 2000, Bernama, Hostage crisis: Military force as a last resort,
June 12, 2000, Manila Times, Abus ask $15m for hostages,
June 12, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, New location of hostages spotted,
June 12, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, Chief negotiator says he is willing to step down,
June 12, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Security alert over Jolo hostages, [Page View]
June 12, 2000, The Straits Times, p.32, Sidelining of Misuari Welcomed, [Page View]
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf wants two new emissaries, 626 words
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, DA working to address Abu Sayyaf demands,
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ople tells Erap: Go slow on Misuari,
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Police on red alert as Erap leads 102nd Independence Day rites,
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military attacking Abubakar - MILF,
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, ... as Palace says MILF unlikely to get into OIC,
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Mollifying the Moros,
June 12, 2000, BusinessWorld, Congress needs to clean itself of corruption,
June 12, 2000, Philippine Headline News, A 'Hand of Peace' Extended to Rebels,
June 12, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Aventajado Willing to Quit to Save Hostages,
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June 13, 2000, ABC News, Philippine Group Known for Cruelty, by Mark Litke,
June 13, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Philippine Military Shells 4 Villages Held By Rebels,
June 13, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Western, Asian Captives Separated, 700+ words,
June 13, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), Solomons asks KL to delay evacuation,, by Eirmalasare Bani,
June 13, 2000, Manila Times, Jolo hostage talks on hold, by Joel R. San Juan and Maricel Cruz...
June 13, 2000, Bernama, The truth behind the Sipadan kidnap and Sabah Commission, by Azman Ujang,
June 13, 2000, Bernama, Sabah Approves Unrecorded Leave for Wife of Sipadan Hostage,
June 13, 2000, The Straits Times, p.21, Philippines will not be carved up, says Estrada, [Page View]
June 13, 2000, The Straits Times, p.21, New rebel demands delay hostage talks, [Page View]
June 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Policeman gunned down, by suspected leftist rebels,
June 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada drops military solution on Mindanao,
June 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Four-day halt in talks with Abu Sayyaf,
June 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military solution won't end Mindanao problem - Erap,
June 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, US warships docking at Subic today for exercises,
June 13, 2000, BusinessWorld, Alaminos town cops axed, for the escape from jail of a local gambling lord,
June 13, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 4,000 RP-US Troops in Joint Naval Exercise,
June 13, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Army says 10 MILF camps have fallen, by Carolyn O. Arguillas, Edwin O. Fernandez and Jowel F. Canuday, Diigo,
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June 14, 2000, BBC News, Malaysian dismay at hostage plans,
June 14, 2000, New Straits Times, Get on with the talks, 700+ words,
June 14, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Assault Rebel Camp, 555 words,
June 14, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Chief Negotiator Clarifies Report, 581 words,
June 14, 2000, Business Times (Malaysia), Don't side-track on hostage issue', 504 words,
June 14, 2000, Manila Times, Aventajado out of hostage talks; Palace cites slay plot,
June 14, 2000, ABS-CBN, Military attacks Camp Rajamuda,
June 14, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Manila official wants KL's envoy expelled, [Page View]
June 14, 2000, The Straits Times, p.27, Concern over hostages' health, [Page View]
June 14, 2000, BusinessWorld, Palace regroups, admits 'unstable' hostage scene,
June 14, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military closes, reopens highway following firefight,
June 14, 2000, BusinessWorld, Senate may probe overpriced ammunition in P45-M deal,
June 14, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Mindanao Conflict Has Minimal Effect on Economy-Ombudsman,
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June 15, 2000, BBC News, Ransom suggested for Jolo hostages,
June 15, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Rebels' Demand Rejected In Hostage Negotiations,
June 15, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Aventajado Confirms Threat, 478 words,
June 15, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Constitutional Convention, Federalism Backed at Hearing,
June 15, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Piece of Cake: Mainstream U.S. media only report bad RP news,
June 15, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Separatists reject gov't offer of more autonomy, 631 words,
June 15, 2000, Filipino Reporter, PNCC just interested in collecting toll fees?, by Federico D. Pascual,
June 15, 2000, New Straits Times, 'Sabah set to achieve tourist arrival target', 362 words,
June 15, 2000, Manila Times, Saudi envoy's trip to Jolo irks Siazon, by Chairmaine Deogracias,
June 15, 2000, ABS-CBN, Military attacks Camp Rajamuda,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Breakthrough in MILF peace talks seen bomb injures teenage girl.
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada gives MILF rebels six months to lay down arms,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Senate body seen to bat for federalism to solve Mindanao problems,
June 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Hostage talks to resume, [Page View]
June 15, 2000, The Straits Times, p.22, Estrada says he's fit to fight rebels, [Page View]
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Dear Editor: Vietnamization of Mindanao war,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada gives MILF rebels six months to lay down arms,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Breakthrough in MILF peace talks seen; bomb injures teenage girl,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, AFP told not to pay for P45-M defective weapons,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Erap dares Abu Sayyaf to round of boxing to prove he is fit,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, DFA refuses to turn against Malaysian ambassador,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, 3 MILF leaders given travel papers - Siazon,
June 15, 2000, BusinessWorld, Bystander: Bomb Disposal 101,
June 15, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Govt Bombs Maguindanao M.I.L.F. Camp,
June 15, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Federalism Gains Senate Support,
June 15, 2001, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2 hostages released after payment of P10M, by Alex M. Young and Julie Alipala-Inot, Diigo, _________________________________________________________________________________
June 16, 2000, BBC News, Media 'boosting' Jolo rebels,
June 16, 2000, Inter Press Service English News Wire; Philippines: Christian Vigilantes Rise in Muslim Area,
June 16, 2000, AP Online, Philippines Mulls Hostage Strategy, by Oliver Teves, 518 words,
July 26, 2000, ICT.org, Eighteen Injured in Jolo Island Grenade Attack,June 16, 2000, New Straits Times, Malaysia concerned over long-drawn-out Jolo kidnap crisis,
June 16, 2000, The Manila Times, Sayyaf gets P7.6m arms from Viets,
June 16, 2000, The Manila Times, P'ppine military to scale down forces in Southern P'ppines,
June 16, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia Denies Sending Own Negotiators to Sulu,
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Conflict in Mindanao deepens budget gap,
June 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.36, Philippine military to scale down its forces in south, [Page View]
June 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.36, Exiled rebel leader's call angers Manila, [Page View]
June 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.39, Abu Sayyaf now willing to talk to anybody, [Page View]
June 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.39, Abject Poverty: [Page View]
June 16, 2000, The Straits Times, p.39, Malaysia suggests paying ransom to free hostages, [Page View]
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Possible ransom payment; RP to have Sabah office,
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Conflict in Mindanao deepens budget gap,
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Bombing suspects, (26 suspected Moro Islamic Liberation Front members)
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Malaysian envoy junks MILF bid for OIC status,
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Protest rally, (The Buklurang Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP)
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Anti-graft court orders arrest of former dev't bank officials,
June 16, 2000, BusinessWorld, Illegal gambling lord,
June 16, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Ilonggos Help Victims of Mindanao Conflict,
June 16, 2000, Philippine Headline News, NO MILF Recognition by OIC,
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June 17, 2000, BBC News, Rebels release five children,
June 17, 2000, CNN News, Philippine rebels free 5 children, appear willing to reopen hostage talks,
June 17, 2000, AP Online, 5 Filipino Child Hostages Released, 622 words,
June 17, 2000, AP Online, Muslims Holding Hostages Reach Deal, 530 words,
June 17, 2000, The South China Morning Post, HK, SCMP : Malaysia starts own rebel talks to end drama,
June 17, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Estrada Opposes Plan to Change Form of RP Gov't;...,
June 17, 2000, Manila Times, KL bamboozling Erap on Mindanao,
June 17, 2000, Manila Times, Govt to restrict press coverage of hostage crisis,
June 17, 2000, The Straits Times, p.45, Manila, KL to hold sea patrols, [Page View]
June 17, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Basilan: 5 Kids Freed by Abu Sayyaf,
June 17, 2000, Philippine Headline News, U.N. Projects Ongoing in Mindanao,
June 17, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Sayyaf Backtracks, Okays Aventajado,
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June 18, 2000, Reuters / ABS-CBN, Philippine Rebels Free 5 Children Held Hostage Raising Hopes...
June 18, 2000, The Filipino Express, Manila on Red Alert: Erap orders 24-hour security alert, 572 words,
June 18, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Gov't, Abu Sayyaf Exchange Hostages, 700+ words,
June 18, 2000, New Straits Times, Manila contemplates imposing media curbs, by Tony Emmanuel,
June 18, 2000, Manila Times, Aventajado back in saddle as govt chief negotiator,
June 18, 2000, Manila Times, Abu frees five Basilan kids,
June 18, 2000, Statesman (India) Sayyaf willing to hold talks, Diigo,
June 18, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Freed!, [Page View]
June 18, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Rebels release 5 children in hostage swap, [Page View]
June 18, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Abu Sayyaf withdraws demand on negotiator, [Page View]
June 18, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Govt to Develop Agrarian Communities in Camp Abu Bakar,
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June 19, 2000, CNN News, Philippine rebels seek millions in ransom to end crisis,
June 19, 2000, AP Online, Rebels Demand $1M for Each Hostage, by Pat Roque, 678 words,
June 19, 2000, Reuters, Philippines 'very optimistic' on hostage talks,
June 19, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, Germany 'preparing ransom',
June 19, 2000, Borneo Bulletin, Manila struggles to check parallel talks,
June 19, 2000, Manila Times, Spying on Muslim rebs a tough job - AFP chief,
June 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Former Jolo combatants find peace and profits in seaweed farming,
June 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Talks with Abu Sayyaf seen to start soon,
June 19, 2000, The Straits Times, p.4, Hostage crisis: Germany 'puts up ransom', [Page View]
June 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Former Jolo combatants find peaceful life - and profits - in seaweed farming,
June 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Investments in Mindanao to receive gov't incentives,
June 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Perspective: Land reform no longer possible without a revolution, (Pt 1 of 2)
June 19, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels accuse Armed Forces of shelling civilian homes in camp,
June 19, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Jolo: Unofficial Negotiators Warned to Keep Hands Off,
June 19, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Malacanang Confirms $21-M Ransom Demand,
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June 20, 2000, The Herald, Coup leader gives hope of compromise, by Mike Corder Suva, 700+ words,
June 20, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Pounds 800,000 on Each Jungle Captive's Head,
June 20, 2000, AFP, Filipino Muslim rebels bring tourist hostages out of hiding,
June 20, 2000, Manila Times, Sayyaf wants $21-M ransom for hostages,
June 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Zamora admits Abu won t free hostages unless 20M dollars is paid,
June 20, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Estrada faces calls to end war against militants, [Page View]
June 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Perspective: Land reform no longer possible without a revolution, (Pt.2 of 2)
June 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Calling a Spade: Dealing with dissent,
June 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Bombing suspects cry foul, (26 suspects in bombing of two shopping malls)
June 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Extra money for Mindanao is not for war versus MILF,
June 20, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels request for postponement of talks,
June 20, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Foreign Govts Warned vs. Ransom Payment,
June 20, 2000, Philippine Headline News, $3-M From Bin Laden for MILF,
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June 21, 2000, San Francisco Chronicle, Released hostage tells harrowing tale,
June 21, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Reunite Hostages, by Oliver Teves, 700+ words,
June 21, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Alert out on Arms Landing for MILF, by Aris R. Ilagan, 700+ words,
June 21, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Hostages Together Anew, 700+ words,
June 21, 2000, Manila Times, No-ransom policy for hostages stays, Palace insists,
June 21, 2000, Manila Times, KL hackles act over arms report,
June 21, 2000, Bernama, Sabah Govt Thanks Tour Operator for Bringing Tourists to Sipadan,
June 21, 2000, The Straits Times, p.38, Filipinos flee to Sabah, [Page View]
June 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Army man on shoot spree, [Sgt. Valentine Cahoton]
June 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Military limits Mindanao clashes to two rebel areas,
June 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Down South: Safest part of Mindanao,
June 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao conflict,
June 21, 2000, BusinessWorld, Part of new aid for Mindanao,
June 21, 2000, Philippine Headline News, North Korea Selling Arms to MILF,
June 21, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Mindanao Folk Against Federalism--Gloria,
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June 22, 2000, Associated Press, Philippine rebels reunite hostages, by Oliver Teves,
June 22, 2000, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), World digest, 656 words,
June 22, 2000, The Scotsman, One step forward, two steps back for East Asia, by Damien McElroy,
June 22, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Foreign Gov'ts Assure Support, 700+ words,
June 22, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Threat aired vs. peace leader, 375 words,
June 22, 2000, Filipino Reporter, General survives ambush by rebels, 356 words,
June 22, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Erap's dare: Who wants to spar with me? 417 words
June 22, 2000, ABS-CBN, 21 Sulu hostages regrouped in same camp,
June 22, 2000, ABS-CBN, Gov't has upperhand in war vs. MILF-- Mercado,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mercado hits military for making public arms shipment to insurgents,
June 22, 2000, The Straits Times, p.25, 'We won't stop other govts from paying ransom', [Page View]
June 22, 2000, The Straits Times, We won't stop other govts from paying ransom, [Text]
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Peace - the fruit of justice,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, The trouble with Erap,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, (Philippine National Police chief director general) Lacson opts to shut up,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, House shuns PNP call for probe of solons on illegal gambling,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Solon claims Land Registration Authority project bidding rigged,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mercado hits military for making public arms shipment to insurgents,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Estrada sets conditions for MILF talks extension as June 30 deadline nears,
June 22, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't warns vs separate hostage talks,
June 22, 2000, Philippine Headline News, European Govts Agree: No Ransom for Jolo Hostages,
June 22, 2000, Philippine Headline News, 2 More MILF Camps Captured, 9 to Go,
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June 23, 2000, AFP, Hostage crisis pushing towards cash solution,
June 23, 2000, Associated Press, Philippines to offer rebels projects, not ransom for hostages,
June 23, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Army Captures Rebel Camp, 648 words,
June 23, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Dev't Package Offered to Sayyaf, 700+ words,
June 23, 2000, New Straits Times, Arms deal reports raise eyebrows, by Tony Emmanuel, 700+ words,
June 23, 2000, Manila Times, Negotiators and Abu talk one-on-one,
June 23, 2000, Bernama, Pos Malaysia Bhd's special delivery to hostages,
June 23, 2000, The Straits Times, p.34, Hostage crisis pushing towards cash solution, [Page View]
June 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, North Korea-MILF arms deal report not 'low-level', says Orly,
June 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, MILF won't abandon bid to establish Islamic state (Despite threat of all-out war)
June 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, Cop killed in encounter with suspected New People's Army rebels,
June 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, Muslims rally at Crame, Sosyalistang Partido ng Paggawa (SPP),
June 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, Pagudpud mayor rapped, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte mayor Reynolan T. SalesJune 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, Fast Forward: Machismo in Erap's June 30 deadline,
June 23, 2000, BusinessWorld, Newspoint: Held hostage, yet in control,
June 23, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Govt Keeping Lines Open With Hostage Takers,
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June 24, 2000, BBC News, Jolo rebels free first captive,
June 24, 2000, The Economist (US), The Philippines - Muddling on, but not through.(hostage negotiations),
June 24, 2000, AP Online, Muslim Rebels Release Hostage by Pat Roque, 700+ words
June 24, 2000, Manila Times, Bishops tell negotiators: Less bull, less mistakes,
June 24, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia wants peaceful means to end hostage crisis,
June 24, 2000, AFP, Go-ahead given for food, medicine for some Philippine hostages,
June 24, 2000, New Strait Times, Arms deal reports raise eyebrows,
June 24, 2000, Sabah Daily Express, Keep their jobs open, by Chris Maskilone,
June 24, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Refugees' Relief Goods in MILF Camp,
June 24, 2000, Philippine Headline News, MILF War Over In a Few Days -- Aguirre,
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June 25, 2000, BBC News, Jolo rebels free first captive,
June 25, 2000, BBC News, No payment for Jolo release,
June 25, 2000, New York Times, One of 21 Hostages Freed in Philippines,
June 25, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Rebels in Philippines Free Malaysian Hostage,
June 25, 2000, Chicago Tribune, Muslim Separatists Release 1 Of Their 21 Hostages,
June 25 2000, Reuters, Hostage freed in Philippines; Bombs kill one, (Zulkarnain Hashim),
June 25 2000, Reuters, KL bank is MILF funds depository,
June 25 2000, Daily Express, One Malaysian is freed, (Zulkarnain bin Hashim)
June 25, 2000, Manila Bulletin, No Ethnic Cleansing in RP - Ople, 700+ words,
June 25, 2000, New Straits Times, Negotiation way best to free Jolo captives, 532 words,
June 25, 2000, ABS-CBN, Thanks Allah,
June 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.1, Rebels release 1 hostage, [Page View]
June 25, 2000, The Straits Times, p.20, Biggest break in hostage crisis so far, [Page View]
June 25, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Abu Sayyaf Releases One Malaysian Hostage,
June 25, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Ammo for Muslim Rebels Seized at Manila Pier,
June 25, 2000, The Star [Malaysia] Malaysian released as a gesture of goodwill,
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June 26, 2000, BBC News, No payment for Jolo release,
June 26, 2000, Reuters, MILF may accept offer of autonomy,
June 26, 2000, Intl. Herald Tribune, Manila Hails Release of Hostage; Freeing of Malaysian 'Augurs Well'...,
June 26, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Estrada Airs Relief on Hostage Release, by Brenda Piquero Tuazon,
June 26, 2000, New Straits Times, 'Set hostages free in the name of our religion', 420 words,
June 26, 2000, New Straits Times, Dream homecoming, by Joniston Bangkuai, 700+ words,
June 26, 2000, New Straits Times, DPM: No ransom paid, by Tony Emmanuel, Sarban Singh,
June 26, 2000, Manila Times, Abu freed hostage 'for free',
June 26, 2000, Bernama, PM hopes for the release of all remaining 20 hostages,
June 26, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia Welcomes Release of Malaysian Captive,
June 26, 2000, Bernama, Sipadan Hostage Issue to be Discussed at ICFM,
June 26, 2000, Bernama, Employers Should Continue Helping Families of Sipadan Hostages,
June 26, 2000, Bernama, Malaysia Reiterates Non-Involvement in Moro Arms Purchase,
June 26, 2000, Bernama, No Ransom for Zulkarnain's Release, Says Aventajado,
June 26, 2000, Daily Express, 'I prayed for this', ( Zulkarnain Hashim )
June 26, 2000, New Sabah Times, Happy reunion today, (Zulkarnain) by Jerry Kamijan and Sunar Tumiran
June 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Malaysian national set free without conditions Release of more hostages...
June 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.2, Freed hostage a sign of 'good things to come', [Page View]
June 26, 2000, The Straits Times, p.26, MILF may accept offer of autonomy, [Page View]
June 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, ... as Enrile warns Estrada of possible public backlash,
June 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, Moro rebels seen accepting gov't conditions for extension of talks,
June 26, 2000, BusinessWorld, More troops for GenSan under study - military,
June 26, 2000, Philippine Headline News, No Military Option in Freeing Sulu Hostages - Govt,
June 26, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Communication Lines Remain Open with Hostage-Takers,
June 26, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Malaysian's Release Bouys Spirits of Hostages,
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June 27, 2000, Associated Press, Philippine rebels allow food supplies brought to hostages,
June 27, 2000, AP Online, Malaysian FM: Do Not Swap Hostages, 579 words,
June 27, 2000, AFP, Early freedom seen for Malaysian hostages in Philippines,
June 27, 2000, AFP, Malaysia denies knowledge of prisoner named by Philippine rebels: report,
June 27, 2000, AFP, Philippines tries "creative" means to free Malaysian hostages,
June 27, 2000, Reuters, Malaysia Minister Blasts Manila Over Hostages,
June 27, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Islamic Nations' Officials Meet Today in KL, 700+ words,
June 27, 2000, Manila Bulletin, Abu Hostages Encouraged by Release of Malaysian, 700+ words,
June 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Emotional airport reunion for Zulkarnian and family, by Joniston Bangkuai,
June 27, 2000, New Straits Times, Dr M: Malaysia will play its part to achieve a united Muslim world,
June 27, 2000, The Manila Times, What will they think of next? Abu wants Yuletide abolished,
June 27, 2000, Bernama, Don't tie release of M'sians to unrelated matters - Syed Hamid,
June 27, 2000, Bernama, Military option ruled out in freeing remaining hostages,
June 27, 2000, Bernama, Releasing All the Hostages Will Serve the Cause of the MILF, Says PM,
June 27, 2000, Bernama, Umno Youth Raps Manila's Apathy Towards Hostage Issue,
June 27 , 2000, Bernama, Sabah Government in the Dark About Kidnappers' Latest Demand,
June 27 , 2000, Bernama, Abdullah Regards Report on Kidnappers' Demand as Assumption,
June 27, 2000, New Sabah Times, 'I thought I was dreaming', [Zulkarnian], by Sunar Tumiran,
June 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, OIC to discuss conflict in Mindanao,
June 27, 2000, ABS-CBN, Early freedom seen for Malaysian hostages,
June 27, 2000, The Straits Times, p.18, Guerillas offer to swap Malaysian captives, [Page View]
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, They express conditions for freeing Basilan hostages,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Rebels express conditions for freeing Basilan hostages,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, May 2001 ARMM elections,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Lastimoso's arraignment,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Kokoy's 24 graft charges,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ex-Porac mayor's ambush,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Editorial: To Take a Stand: The courage to wage peace,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Ex-SRA exec's graft case, [Bernardo C. Trebol]
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Code of conduct eyed for business dealings,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Economist seeks end to Mindanao problem as it now hurts business,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't rejects MILF interim proposals,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, They express conditions for freeing Basilan hostages,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu Sayyaf rebels demand release of Filipino prisoner (85-year-old man),
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Senate body cites need for new land registration system,
June 27, 2000, BusinessWorld, Poll measures extent of graft in government,
June 27, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Sayyaf Wants Hostage Swap w/ Malaysia,
June 27, 2000, Philippine Headline News, M.I.L.F. Snubs Peace Talks,
June 27, 2000, Philippine Headline News, RP Laundering Haven Report Denied,
June 27, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Abu Sayyaf offers Malaysia 8 to 1 swap, [Wilde Almeda,] [Mohamad Aklan] Diigo, _________________________________________________________________________________
June 28, 2000, The Birmingham Post (England), Manila is accused of stalling over hostages, 427 words,
June 28, 2000, AFP, Frustrated Europeans mull efforts to free hostages in Philippines,
June 28, 2000, AFP, Filipino Muslim extremists allow Christian group to pray over hostages,
June 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Appeal to kidnappers, 510 words,
June 28, 2000, New Straits Times, `Don't bring in separate matter', 294 words,
June 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Plan of action sought to resolve autonomy issue,, 425 words,
June 28, 2000, New Straits Times, Plan of action sought to resolve autonomy issue, 425 words,
June 28, 2000, New Straits Times, DPM: No demands made, by Ramlan Said, Joniston Bangkuai,
June 28, 2000, The Manila Times, No prisoner- Mohammad who?,
June 28, 2000, Bernama, Too early to consider swap, says Government,
June 28, 2000, The Star, [Malaysia] Hope for hostages if talks go well, says Nur Misuari
June 28, 2000, Asia1, Scary in Sabah, Bombs... road blocks... heavy police patrols, by Melvin Singh,
June 28, 2000, Asia1, No reunion yet... [Zulkarnain]
June 28, 2000, ABS-CBN, Early freedom seen for Malaysian hostages,
June 28, 2000, Daily Express, Osu assures Sabah security is well and good, by Chris Maskilone...
June 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao conflict shifts to Malaysia,
June 28, 2000, BusinessWorld, No timetable for Mindanao conflict, military chief says,
June 28, 2000, The Straits Times, p.28, KL rejects linking hostages jailed Filipino, [Page View]
June 28, 2000, Philippine Headline News, O.I.C. Meet Indicates Favorable Prospect for RP Govt,
June 28, 2000, Philippine Headline News, M.I.L.F. Bombs Soldiers Rebuilding Maguindanao Mosque,
Diigo, July 28, 2000, Philippine Daily Inquirer, German reporter freed by Abu Sayyaf, by Alexander Young and Noralyn Mustafa,
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June 29, 2000, BBC News, Civilians caught in Philippines conflict,
June 29, 2000, AP Online, Muslim Rebels Won't Release Hostages, by Aaron Favila, 547 words
June 29, 2000, AP Online, Philippine Rebels Reject Autonomy, by Aaron Favila; 652 words,
June 29, 2000, AFP, Frustrated Europeans mull efforts to free hostages in Philippines,
June 29, 2000, Reuters, Philippine Govt, rebels deny hostage release deal,
June 29, 2000, Manila Bulletin, 3 European Gov'ts Assured on Hostages, 700+ words,
June 29, 2000, Filipino Reporter, 3 European nations won't pay ransom, 700+ words,
June 29, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Lowest bidder in P4.8-B Batangas port cries foul, Federico D. Pascual,
June 29, 2000, Filipino Reporter, Don't give in to ransom payment to Sulu bandits, by Libertito Pelayo,
June 29, 2000, The Straits Times, p.24, Europeans seek backdoor negotiations for hostages, [Page View]
June 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, Leftists kill two officers, 11 soldiers in Isabela,
June 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, Eight investors file estafa charges versus ASB officials,
June 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao war imperils funding for projects,
June 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, Gov't braces for serious fiscal shortfall as it reviews position,
June 29, 2000, BusinessWorld, Business hit by Mindanao conflict,
June 29, 2000, Philippine Headline News, M.I.L.F. Secession Bid Nixed by O.I.C.,
June 29, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Isabela NPA Ambush: Army Colonel 13 Others Dead,
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June 30, 2000, BBC News, Jolo rebels want foreign talks,
June 30, 2000, Orlando Sentinel, Muslim Rebels Won't Free More Hostages Until Deal,
June 30, 2000, AP Online, Muslim Rebel: Hostage Miscarries, by Aaron Favila, 582 words,
June 30, 2000, AP, Muslim rebels won't release hostages, by Aaron Favila,
June 30, 2000, Reuters, Abu Sayaff seeks talks with govts of captives,
June 30, 2000, Filipinas, Brown Bag, 700+ words,
June 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Sadem calls for Moro unity, 324 words,
June 30, 2000, New Straits Times, Mission to Mindanao to check on claims, 661 words,
June 30, 2000, Bernama, Malaysian Hostages Safe, Say Red Crescent Society,
June 30, 2000, ABS-CBN, Congress to give Erap power to appoint ARMM OIC,
June 30, 2000, The Straits Times, p.38, Bomb fears put Manila malison high alert, [Page View]
June 30, 2000, The Straits Times, p.38, Abu Sayyaf seeks talks with govts of captives, [Page View]
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, Weekender: The Muslims of Manila,
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, Abu seen releasing hostages.
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, ARMM provinces' four governors blame Misuari for slow dev't in region.
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, Peace agreement hangs as talks reach deadline (Gov't negotiations w/ MILF)
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, Bombed out. OV-10 bombs carpeting the MILF "camps",
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, ASEANWatch: Manila set for isolation, US influence again,
June 30, 2000, BusinessWorld, Mindanao crisis affecting budget work, rice output,
June 30, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Release All Hostages, O.I.C. Tells Sayyaf,
June 30, 2000, Philippine Headline News, Joma Sison Boasts, Praises NPA for Isabela Ambush,
June 30, 2000, Philippine Headline News, OIC Sets Probe of Mindanao Conditions,
June 30, 2000, Philippine Headline News, M.I.L.F. Peace Talks Deadline Extension Possible,
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