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South Korea school locked down by grief over sunken ferry

South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the waters off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea on Thursday, April 17, 2014. AP

Danwon High is a school in emotional lock-down — its classrooms closed and empty, with textbooks and personal belongings scattered around and heart-wrenching messages posted on the windows.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

21 rescued from damaged boat

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Twenty-one persons, including 14 foreigners, were rescued from a motorized boat off Cauayan town in Negros Occidental early Saturday after one of the vessel’s outriggers broke, the Philippine Coast Guard said Saturday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PCG has yet to name ship that rammed boat

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The Philippine Coast Guard has yet to identify the Manila-bound cargo vessel that reportedly collided with the Navotas-based fishing boat Dan Israel-G on Wednesday night three nautical miles off Ternate, Cavite, leaving four fishermen dead and three others missing.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mother watches child, relatives swept away in Sicily river

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An Italian woman watched aghast as her seven-year-old daughter and two other female relatives were swept to their deaths Sunday when an overflowing river in Sicily engulfed their car, media reported.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 dead, 2 survive as boat capsizes in Quezon

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Two persons drowned but their two companions survived when big waves battered their motor boat after it stalled in rough seas off Burdeos in Quezon earlier this week, a belated police report said.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coast Guard, cleanup crews move to contain oil slick off Guimaras

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The Philippine Coast Guard said on Wednesday it has started efforts, along with local cleanup teams, to contain the oil sheen and oil drops that were detected off Guimaras, following the sinking of a cargo ship last Sunday.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 fishermen rescued off Davao Oriental

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Five fishermen from Surigao del Sur were rescued off the coastal village of Licod in Baganga, Davao Oriental, according to Governor Corazon Malanyaon.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ship with 600 passengers goes adrift after engine conks out off Siquijor

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A Trans Asia passenger ship carrying over 600 passengers went adrift after its engine stalled around midnight Sunday at around 20 nautical miles from Lazi, Siquijor.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic

In this image made available Tuesday Dec. 3, 2013, Harrison Odjegba Okene looks in awe as a rescue diver surfaces into the air pocket which has kept Okene alive for nearly three days, recorded by the diver's headcam video the full impact of the miraculous encounter becomes plain the see. AP

Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

2Go vessel in minor collision with freighter

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A passenger ship of 2Go Travel figured in a minor accident as it pulled out of the port of Cebu en route to Cagayan de Oro yesterday morning.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

2 ships in collision asked to pay P41M

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RELATIVES  attach pictures of their missing loved ones in a tent in front of Cosmopolitan Funeral Parlor at Jonquira Street, Barangay Kamagayan, Cebu City. JUNJIE MENDOZA/CEBU DAILY NEWS

The owners of two ships that collided in the waters off Talisay City on Aug. 16 are required to pay a fine of P41.704 million as compensation for destroying 443 hectares of mangroves in Cordova town and Lapu-Lapu City.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Search for missing in sunken 2GO vessel stops

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The search for the missing in the sunken MV Thomas Aquinas, a ship owned by the 2GO shipping line, has been called off. At least 21 passengers of the ship, which sank after a collision with the cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete, have not been found.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 more ferry fatalities found as operations stopped

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Two more bodies were recovered by divers on Friday from the sunken ferry St. Thomas Aquinas, bringing to 114 the death toll in the Aug. 16 collision between the passenger ship and the cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete off Talisay City in Cebu, according to the Philippine Coast Guard.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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