Manila hostage crisis

On August 23, 2010, seven Hong Kong tourists and their tour guide were killed in Manila and 13 others injured when a disgruntled former police officer opened fire on a tourist bus after hijacking it. Upset with the Philippine government's handling of the crisis and its ensuing investigation, Hong Kong issued a black travel alert against the island nation. The two governments and victims' families reached an agreement in 2014 in which the survivors and victims' families accepted an undisclosed amount of compensation from Manila.