Spanish coastguards rescued five Filipino sailors by helicopter after the seamen’s boat got caught in a storm on Tuesday off northwestern Spain, where fresh sea gales were growing, authorities said.
By Yolanda Sotelo
When the Burmese cargo vessel, the MV Harita Bauxite, began sinking after 10 p.m. on Saturday, the captain, Win Kyu, blew a whistle and ordered the crew to abandon ship.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Battling cold winds and rampaging waves while praying for help to come, three Australia-based foreigners survived two days clinging to a capsized boat until they were rescued off the waters of Oriental Mindoro on Thursday.
By Philippine Daily Inquirer
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday said there were no Filipino casualties in the deadly ferry collision in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor as search and rescue efforts continued to locate the missing.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Captain Ronaldo Enrile, vice president for operations of Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) said Tuesday he does not believe the claims that the international vessel rammed the boat of Filipino fishermen on purpose off Bolinao, Pangasinan along the West Philippine Sea last week.