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Thoughts on yesterday’s Manila bus hostage crisis

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We were eating a late lunch when my officemate said that there was a bus hostage crisis in Quirino Grandstand. It was only when I went to the Inquirer website that I learned of what was really happening.A bus with Chinese and Hong Kong tourists aboard, along with 3 other Filipinos, were taken hostage by a former policeman named Rolando Mendoza. As of my reading (around 4PM yesterday), the…

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