By Jerry E. Esplanada
Not a single Philippine Coast Guard vessel has been deployed to Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) since Coast Guard ships and their Chinese counterparts faced off in that part of the West Philippine Sea for two weeks in mid-2012.
By Tina G. Santos
The controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program has been paying for Philippine Coast Guard patrols at Bajo de Masinloc off Zambales province, as well as in other disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said Thursday.
Two flights from Hong Kong were diverted to Clark International Airport due to bad weather, the Department of Transportation and Communication said Saturday.
By Matikas Santos
International flights going into the country were cancelled anew Wednesday morning due to the continuous rains and floods brought by the southwest monsoon.
By Christine O. Avendaño
The escape from the Philippines of a Korean fugitive on March 19 was facilitated not only by immigration personnel but also Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) employees assigned to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 2, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima.