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August 3, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Communist guerrillas on Thursday freed an American Peace Corps volunteer and a Japanese aid worker but warned Washington and Tokyo to stay out of the Philippine insurgency or more of their citizens would be seized. Timothy Swanson, 26, of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Japanese aid worker Fumio Mizuno, 36, were released separately by the Communist New People's Army during a three-day truce on the central island of Negros. "I am happy it's over. I'm OK, I'm OK," Swanson said before being whisked away by U.
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August 24, 1994 | From Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday and was confronted by angry women demanding compensation for being used as sex slaves in World War II. Police kept about 50 of the women more than 100 yards from the luxury Manila Hotel where Murayama was staying. The women were demanding $200,000 each in compensation.
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April 1, 1987
A Japanese executive whose kidnaping severely strained relations between Tokyo and Manila was freed unharmed after more than four months in captivity, the Philippine government announced. Nobuyuki Wakaoji, 53, the Manila branch manager of the Japanese trading giant Mitsui & Co., was freed by his captors in the Manila suburb of Quezon City, government spokesman Teodoro Benigno said.
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August 6, 1993 | Reuters
The Philippines on Thursday applauded Japan's belated admission that it had forced Asian women to be sex slaves during World War II, but Filipina victims said an apology was not enough. "The Philippine government is happy that the Japanese government has apologized to the tens of thousands of women who were forced to serve as sex slaves to Japanese soldiers during World War II," Press Secretary Jesus Sison said.
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August 6, 1993 | Reuters
The Philippines on Thursday applauded Japan's belated admission that it had forced Asian women to be sex slaves during World War II, but Filipina victims said an apology was not enough. "The Philippine government is happy that the Japanese government has apologized to the tens of thousands of women who were forced to serve as sex slaves to Japanese soldiers during World War II," Press Secretary Jesus Sison said.
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August 24, 1994 | From Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday and was confronted by angry women demanding compensation for being used as sex slaves in World War II. Police kept about 50 of the women more than 100 yards from the luxury Manila Hotel where Murayama was staying. The women were demanding $200,000 each in compensation.
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August 3, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Communist guerrillas on Thursday freed an American Peace Corps volunteer and a Japanese aid worker but warned Washington and Tokyo to stay out of the Philippine insurgency or more of their citizens would be seized. Timothy Swanson, 26, of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Japanese aid worker Fumio Mizuno, 36, were released separately by the Communist New People's Army during a three-day truce on the central island of Negros. "I am happy it's over. I'm OK, I'm OK," Swanson said before being whisked away by U.
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April 1, 1987
A Japanese executive whose kidnaping severely strained relations between Tokyo and Manila was freed unharmed after more than four months in captivity, the Philippine government announced. Nobuyuki Wakaoji, 53, the Manila branch manager of the Japanese trading giant Mitsui & Co., was freed by his captors in the Manila suburb of Quezon City, government spokesman Teodoro Benigno said.
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