World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 5, 2015
The death toll from a ferry that capsized in the central Philippines has risen to 61, the coast guard has said today, indicating that the vessel was overloaded.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 4, 2015
Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left 56 dead, an official said Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 3, 2015
The death toll from a capsized Philippine ferry rose to 51 today as rescuers tried to right the overturned vessel and found more bodies, a coast guard official said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The US State Department said on Tuesday that if reports that China used water cannon on Philippine fishing boats in disputed waters are accurate, it would be a provocative step.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday September 14, 2014
Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 7, 2013
Gunmen aboard a speedboat shot dead five members of a fishing crew in a mysterious attack in the seas of the southern Philippines, the coast guard said Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Taiwan on Wednesday recalled its envoy to the Philippines, froze applications for work permits and ordered military exercises in waters between the two sides to press its demand for an apology for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 11, 2012
The Philippine coast guard has said that nine fishermen are missing after venturing out to fish near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea.