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Philippines: After the Stampede

Categories: East Asia, Philippines

Filipino bloggers continue to be focused on the tragic deaths last weekend of over 70 people during a stampede in a crowd waiting to get into a popular TV game show. Divergent Poles has the weepy statements [1] of the game show host, a TV network exec and the country's vice-president — a former TV host and anchor himself. Filipino Librarian directs her anger [2] at a network employee who said it was the crowd's fault. There's more at the PCIJ blog [3], Manuel L. Quezon III [4] and Howie Severino [5].