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2 Filipino seamen missing in North Sea ship accident

DFA spokesman Raul Hernandez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Two Filipino seamen were reported missing after their ship sank following a collision with a fishing vessel in the North Sea off the Netherlands early Monday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace won’t rush into action on US Navy ship grounding in Tubbataha

The USS Guardian, after it ran aground in Tubbataha Reefs is pictured on Jan. 17, 2013, by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command. The salvage operation for the US Navy minesweeper suffered another setback after tropical depression “Crising” struck parts of Mindanao on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, a Philippine Coast Guard officer said.  AP

Malacañang is in no hurry to hold the US Navy accountable for its minesweeper that ran aground in the Tubbataha Reefs, even as a militant group has called for an inspection of the ship.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »