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Salvage team begins cutting of USS Guardian’s engine room

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In a photo released by the U.S. Navy, the mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian  sits aground in this Jan. 22, 2013 file photo on the Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea in the Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

The USS Guardian dismantling operation continued during the weekend in preparation for the cutting of the US Navy minesweeper’s engine room, according to the spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Evidence strong to enforce arrest of US Navy officers – militant groups

In a photo released by the U.S. Navy, the mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian  sits aground in this Jan. 22, 2013 file photo on the Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea in the Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

Two militant groups filed a letter of complaint Tuesday urging the Department of Justice to take legal action against US Navy officers and crew members of the USS Guardian, the 63-meter long minesweeper that ran aground on the Tubbataha Reef last January 17.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

3rd US warship to visit PH in 3 weeks arrives in Subic Tuesday

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US DESTROYER ARRIVING The USS Stockdale, a guided-missile destroyer, is scheduled to arrive in Subic Bay Tuesday for a routine resupply stop and a rest-and-relaxation break for its crew. PHOTO FROM US NAVY WEBSITE

The third US warship to visit the Philippines in three weeks is arriving Tuesday in Subic, Zambales province, a sign of unchanged relations between the two allies despite the environmental damage caused by the grounding of a US minesweeper on the protected Tubbataha Reefs in the Sulu Sea.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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