In a July 2 ruling, the Supreme Court absolved the owner of Sulpicio Lines of criminal liability in connection with the 2008 sinking of MV Princess of the Stars off Romblon province, which resulted in the death of about 800 passengers and crew.
By Jerome Aning
The families of some victims in the sinking of the MV Princess of the Stars on Monday asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision absolving the vessel’s owner of criminal liability in the 2008 tragedy that claimed more than 800 lives.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
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.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
Five persons, including a Korean, were rescued on Sunday morning after 40 hours of floating at sea after their pump boat capsized during the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Basyang” on Friday.
At least six passengers including three foreigners died after a tourist ferry sank on Sunday off the Thai resort of Pattaya, police said, amid fears people may still be trapped in the stricken vessel.