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Boat with three on board capsizes in choppy waters off Iloilo


A motorboat with three persons on board disappeared in waters off Concepcion town in Iloilo Sunday morning.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

18 dead, 20 missing after boat sinks off Guinea


The death toll from an overcrowded wooden boat that sunk off the south coast of Guinea has risen to 18, with 20 others missing presumed dead, reports said late Sunday.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

South Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued

A cruise ship, right, approaches to rescue passengers from  another cruise ship that ran aground in waters off the southwestern coast near Hongdo, South Korea, Tuesday. AP

A South Korean cruise ship ran aground off the southwestern coast Tuesday but all of the 109 people aboard the vessel have been rescued, coast guard officers said.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Death toll in Leyte ferry disaster rises to six

In this Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 photo released by the Philippine National Red Cross Surigao Del Norte Chapter, survivors from the ferry M/V Maharlika II that sank after encountering steering problems, keep themselves warm with blankets as they arrive at the Lipata Port Terminal in Surigao city, central Philippines.  AP

The death toll in the sunken roll-on, roll-off MV Maharlika 2 rose to six as search an‎d retrieval operations of the Philippine Coast Guard continue off Southern Leyte coast.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Maharlika 2 ferry was ‘old,’ ‘rusty’ – survivor, PPA exec

MV Maharlika 4, sister ship of the ill-fated ferry, arrived after a rescue mission that saved 29 passengers. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY JUN CLERIGO

Old, rusty and creaky. This was how survivors of the roll-on, roll-off MV Maharlika 2 described the ill-fated interisland ferry, which sank on Saturday night due to engine trouble and bad weather off San Ricardo in Southern Leyte.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »