Philippines blacklists nine Hong Kong journalists for heckling Aquino




 
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Topic: Philippines blacklists nine Hong Kong journalists for heckling Aquino


Manila (Reuters) - The Philippines has barred entry to nine Hong Kong television and radio journalists, saying they heckled President Benigno Aquino during a meeting of the APEC grouping last year and presented a threat to public safety. The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency recommended the ban last June because the journalists were disrespectful of the president, said Elaine Tan, a spokeswoman of the Bureau of Immigration. "A blacklist order (has been issued) against the identified foreign nationals," Tan said in a statement on Saturday. ...

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