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Hong Kong has expressed angry shock at the Philippines after the deaths of eight of its tourists in a bus hijack, cancelling all travel to the country.
The Chinese government has also demanded a thorough investigation of how the tragedy was handled.
Originally posted by 12voltz
I just got back from the Phillipines after six weeks there and i dont really understand why the travel warning.Most people know that the island of Mindanao can be dangerous due to rebel activity but most of the Phillipines that i have traveled in is safe as long as you follow basic travelling etiquette.
There are bad people everywhere in the world but most Filipinos are generous ,friendly helpful people and i wouldnt hesitate going there.Just use common sense when travelling to any country.
In Hong Kong, a "black" travel warning has been raised, which urges all travel to the Philippines to be cancelled and calls on Hong Kong people in the Philippines to leave as soon as possible.
Originally posted by vox2442
This is a travel warning - and until it can be proven that the bus was not targeted because they were Chinese tourists, it is completely warranted. Any responsible government would do the same.