By Jocelyn R. Uy
A luxury cruise ship stranded at sea for 24 hours by a fire in the southwestern Philippines was limping toward the Malaysian port of Sandakan Sunday, with ship escorts from the Philippine Navy and Philippine Coast Guard.
By Eileen Ng
A luxury cruise ship stranded at sea for 24 hours because of a fire safely reached a Malaysian port where police and embassy officials stood by Sunday to help 1,000 people aboard.
By Jerome Aning
, Julie Alipala
A Philippine Navy (PN) and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) contingent was expected to catch up Saturday night with the luxury cruise ship Azamara Quest, which had been drifting off southwestern Philippines with some 1,000 persons on board after a fire disabled its engines.
The Philippine Coast Guard said a cruise ship with 1,000 people on board that was disabled by a fire in waters in the southern Philippines has been repaired and is sailing toward Sabah.
By Frances Mangosing
Five people were injured in a fire that broke out from a cruise ship 140 miles from Sandakan, Malaysia Friday night, according to a statement posted on its website.