Manila, Philippines: Jordanian journalist missing

Posted on June 28, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Missing

MANILA, Philippines—Jordanian journalist Baker Abdullah Atyani didn’t have a working permit when he entered the Philippines, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters during the launch of the Local Government Watch, he said Atyani, Al Arabiya news network Southeast Asia bureau chief, came to the Philippines only as a “tourist” and didn’t have a working permit in support for the documentary they said they are making, or will make, featuring the bandit group Abu Sayyaf. Read article

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