The Vanishing of the Chiong Sisters (1997)

In 1997, news of sisters Marijoy and Jacqueline Chiong’s disappearance in Cebu City sent shockwaves across the Philippines, but public sentiment against the suspects, dubbed the Chiong 7, had since wavered due to the unfair trial they received as well as the many other controversies around the case.

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Episode researched and co-written by Kayla De Leon


Music: “This House” and “Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin MacLeod (

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