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6 years for Leyte ex-mayor for graft

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A former Southern Leyte mayor will be getting six years jail time and lifetime ban from public office for tapping her catering company to feed then President Fidel V. Ramos and his delegation during a visit to her town nearly two decades ago.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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

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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 »

Coast Guard teams continue search for 3 missing in ferry sinking

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In this Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 photo released by the Philippine National Red Cross Surigao Del Norte Chapter, a survivor from the ferry M/V Maharlika II that sank after encountering steering problems, is pushed on a wheelchair after arriving at the Lipata Port Terminal in Surigao city, central Philippines. AP

Search and rescue teams fielded by the Philippine Coast Guard have continued looking for three missing passengers of the roll-on, roll-off ferry MV Maharlika Dos (also identified as MV Maharlika 2 and MV Maharlika II in reports), which sank early Saturday night in the waters between Southern Leyte and Surigao del Norte, according to the PCG spokesperson.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 killed, 110 rescued in sinking of ferry near Southern Leyte

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The death toll in the sinking of MV Maharlika II, an inter-island ferry, near Southern Leyte, rose to three on Sunday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

105 survivors, 2 killed in sunken ferry off Southern Leyte coast

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Rescuers have saved 105 survivors and recovered two fatalities on board the inter-island ferry that is believed to have sunk late Saturday after encountering engine problems in bad weather in the central Philippines, officials said.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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