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Chinese Business Community in the Philippines Terrorized by Brutal Kidnappings

Image of what is believed to be a Chinese hostage kidnapped in the Philippines where at least 55 other Chinese nationals have recently been abducted. Image via the Philippine Network (菲常网).

The president of the Chinese chamber of commerce in the Philippines is pleading for authorities to do more to protect the local Chinese community following a spate of recent kidnappings. Lujin Ang Shengcheng (卢金·昂声称) said at least 56 people have been abducted in the past 10 days and called on the police to step up enforcement.

But local law enforcement officials disputed the allegation, claiming there’ve only been 27 abductions this year, with 15 already solved.

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