Articles by Ruben Alabastro



American Hostage Killed in Philippines Shootout

  • 10 June 02
  • Reuters
The Philippine president ordered search-and-destroy operations against Muslim guerrillas after an attempt to rescue three hostages resulted in the death of two of them, including a U.S. missionary.

U.S. Takes War to Philippine Shores

  • 01 February 02
  • Reuters
The United States and the Philippines on Thursday launched joint military exercises to stamp out the Muslim extremist ""scourge"" in this country's south, as the United States' war against terror expanded from Afghanistan.

North Korean Defector Leaves China

Philippine Forces ReportClash With Chinese Ship

Philippine Forces Report Clash With Chinese Ship