Jul 16, 2016

Bangladesh police deny rescued foreign hostages still in their custody

Police in Bangladesh denied Saturday that they’re still holding a British man and a University of Toronto student who have been missing since being rescued during this month’s bloody attack on a restaurant by radical Islamists, saying they’ve questioned and released the men. Hasnat ...

Beheaded Canadian's body dug up in southern Philippines

Jul 2, 2016

Beheaded Canadian's body dug up in southern Philippines

A Philippine military official says troops have dug up what they believe is the body of Canadian hostage Robert Hall, who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf extremists more than two weeks ago in the south after a ransom deadline lapsed. Regional military spokesman Maj. ...

Manila confirms Canadian hostage was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf

Jun 14, 2016

Manila confirms Canadian hostage was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf

Philippine officials confirmed Tuesday that Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian man, the second Canadian hostage to be killed in two months after their demands for a large ransom were not met. The hostage, Robert Hall, was abducted from a marina last September along ...

Dec 22, 2014

Canadian man told to pay $1.5 million for credit card fraud

Prosecutors described a Toronto man’s massive credit card fraud scheme as high-tech bank robbery — stealing the identities of 38,000 people in order to bilk dozens of banks. So when he was convicted of mail fraud in February 2011, the federal government began the ...

Creative-content agency helps Korean music abroad

Feb 21, 2013

Creative-content agency helps Korean music abroad

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Regardless of whether you are a bigger-name draw or a smaller, emerging band, planning — and more importantly financing — international gigs is no easy task. But since last year, things have gotten a bit easier for Korean acts touring abroad. In March 2012, ...