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Philippine police arrested a Japanese property developer Friday in connection with a 1999 landslide that hit a subdivision west of Manila, destroying hundreds of houses and burying 58 people alive.

Hiroshi Ogawa, 39, was arrested at 7:20 a.m. at his home in Makati on suspicion of violating the Subdivision and Condominium Buyers’ Protective Decree.

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