Taiwanese tourist abducted in Malaysia found in Philippines
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AFP) - A Taiwanese tourist whose husband was reported killed by gunmen in a kidnapping at a Malaysian island resort has been found alive in the southern Philippines, local military said Friday.
Ms Chang An Wei, 58, also known as Evelyn Chang, was found by Philippine marines at a village near Talipao, a town on the remote island of Jolo where Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants are known to operate, they said.
"She is in good condition," local marine brigade commander Colonel Jose Cenabre told AFP by telephone.
The woman was taken to a military hospital for a medical check-up in the town of Jolo, the capital of Jolo island, about 1,000 kilometres south of Manila, Mr Cenabre added.