Posts Tagged hostage

Abu Sayyaf releases another hostage in Sulu

admin   •   May 22, 2018

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Just two days after the recovery of two kidnapped police officers, another victim was released to Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza on Monday, according...

BIFF holds 5 hostages in Pigcawayan, North Cotabato – AFP Eastmincom

admin   •   June 21, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked the town of Pigcawayan in North Cotabato at early dawn Thursday. Spokesperson for martial law implementation, Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay...

Philippine army finds remains of beheaded German hostage

admin   •   March 6, 2017

SULU, Philippines — The remains of the German national, Jurgen Gustav Kantner, beheaded by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu have been found. The Marine Battalion Landing Team 3...

ASG ‘kidnap-for-ransom’ a cottage industry — AFP

admin   •   March 2, 2017

PHILIPPINES — Despite the relentless military operations to capture the bandit groups in the southern portion of the country, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) admits that it is...

Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German captive

admin   •   February 28, 2017

The Abu Sayyaf Group has beheaded its German hostage Juergen Gustav Kantner. On the website of the site intelligence group, there is a video released by the bandit group showing...

‘Prove that release of captives is not propaganda’ – AFP to NPA

admin   •   February 21, 2017

PHILIPPINES — The New People’s Army (NPA) has to prove its statement on the released of the six captive soldiers and policemen is not propaganda. This has been the statement...

Abu Sayyaf sets February 26 deadline for P30-M ransom of German captive

admin   •   February 16, 2017

The Abu Sayaff Group (ASG) has warned of beheading its German captive if authorities fail to deliver the P30-million ransom. A video shows captive Jurgen Kantner appealing to the government...

Abu Sayyaf still holds 18 foreign hostages

admin   •   December 15, 2016

  The Armed Forces of the Philippines asserts that they are doing all they can for the release of hostages still in the hands of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)....

Philippines confirms execution of Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants

admin   •   June 14, 2016

The Philippines confirmed on Tuesday the execution a Canadian man held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf Islamist militant group on a remote southern island since he was captured with three...

Filipino group in Canada calls on Pres-elect Duterte to initiate rescue of Canadian national nabbed by ASG

admin   •   June 10, 2016

Pinoy Patriotic Movement staged a prayer vigil in Toronto, Canada in support to Canadian national Robert Hall and the rest of the victims being held captive by the Abu Sayyaf...


The Philippine Broadcast Hub

UNTV, 915 Barangay Philam,

EDSA, Quezon City M.M. 1104

(+632) 8396-8688 (Tel) (General inquiries)


UNTV is a major TV broadcast network with 24-hour programming. An Ultra High Frequency station with strong brand content that appeal to everyone, UNTV is one of the most trusted and successful Philippine networks that guarantees wholesome and quality viewing experience.