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2,500 sea travelers stranded, says Coast Guard

PERILOUS WATERS  Waves churned by approaching Typhoon “Ruby” swamp and sink a small boat at Sula Port that the  Olmeda family from Barangay Mataas, Bacacay, Albay, boarded on Friday. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The Philippine Coast Guard said that as of 8 a.m. Sunday, a total of 2,508 sea travelers have been stranded due to Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit).

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

NBI probes death of Coast Guard trainee on board ship


A trainee of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), who died on board a government ship a month before his graduation, was diagnosed with a lung ailment, a Coast Guard official said.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Suicide attempts on passenger ships rising, says PCG


Suicide attempts on passenger ferries have increased, the Philippine Coast Guard revealed on Friday.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coast Guard places sea vessels, ports on guard against Ebola

This undated file image made available by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows the Ebola virus.  AP

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has issued a maritime safety advisory on precautions against the dreaded Ebola virus, which has claimed over 4,000 lives, mostly in West Africa.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Labrador ‘Bosh’ gets award

Coast Guard working dog "Bosh" receives award from President Benigno Aquino. KRISTINE SABILLO/INQUIRER.net

It wasn’t President Benigno Aquino III who was asked for selfies this time around but a Labrador named “Bosh.”

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »