By Alex Pal
A passenger vessel ran aground on Thursday, after being hammered by strong winds and waves spawned by tropical depression Auring, but all 228 passengers—many of them students returning to this university town from the holidays—were rescued unharmed, authorities said.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Philippine Coast Guard has placed all its units in the Visayas and Mindanao under “full alert” as it also ordered them to brace for the heavy rains and possible flash floods that might result from the first weather disturbance to hit the country this year.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
More than 9,280 passengers have been stranded at Manila’s North Harbor and eight other major ports in Luzon due to rough sea conditions caused by tropical depression “Quinta” (international code name: Wukong), as of Thursday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard said.
By Marlon Ramos
Residents in central Philippines may now heave a sigh of relief.
By Jani Arnaiz
, Jerry E. Esplanada
, Joey Gabieta
, Jonas Cabiles Soltes
Tropical depression “Quinta” caused widespread travel disruption Wednesday as major ports were shut down and domestic flights and bus travel to the Visayas and Mindanao were cancelled.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
At least 870 passengers were stranded in Cebu after the Coast Guard barred 16 vessels from leaving Cebu port due to storm “Quinta.”
By Katherine Evangelista
In order to strengthen the manufacturing sector and help generate employment, the country should start manufacturing its own firearms and building its own ships, a senator said Tuesday.
By Julie Alipala
The Philippine Navy rescued 107 people from a sinking vessel off Sibutu Island in Tawi-Tawi on Sunday evening, the Navy said on Monday.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
The Coast Guard dispatched on Tuesday teams to the coast of San Joaquin town in Iloilo after residents reported an oil slick in the area.
By Mar S. Arguelles
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — At least six fishermen from Barangay Caranan, Pasacao town in Camarines Sur, were reported missing at sea amid foul weather spawned by typhoon Pedring, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) said Monday. The missing fishermen were identified as Leopoldo Nidea, 37; Doikyam Deguia, 35; Oliver Deguia, 28; Francis [...]