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Report on boat sinking, Duterte remarks ‘not contradictory’

MANILA, Philipines — The joint report that described the sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese trawler near Recto Bank in the South China Sea as a “very serious casualty” event and President Duterte’s remarks that it was ...

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The Sinking of Fishing Boat GIM-VER and What It Means to Filipinos

The F/B GIM-VER back in 2016. Photo: Fe dela Torre/Rappler t looks like the Duerte administration has a lot of soul-searching to do. Ever since he became president, Rodrigo Duerte has cozied up to China, preferring a conciliatory approach rather ...

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Action needed vs Chinese crew for sinking Pinoy ship, not saving fishermen: senators

MANILA— (UPDATE) Senators on Wednesday condemned “the cruel act” committed by a Chinese ship that collided with and sank a Philippine vessel, which endangered the lives of 22 Filipino fishermen in the West Philippine Sea. Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana acknowledged ...

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7 rescued from sinking boat off Tawi-Tawi

Naval Forces Western Mindanao Authorities rescued Monday 7 crew members of a motor launch after the boat they were riding sank off Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi. Naval Forces Western Mindanao (Navforwem) said rough seas damaged the hull of M/L Jomong, ...

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NCAA: After sinking Lyceum, Perpetual turns attention to JRU

Games Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Centre, San Juan 10 a.m.- CSJL vs EAC (juniors) 12 nn.- UPHSD vs JRU (juniors) 2 p.m.- CSJL vs EAC (seniors) 4 p.m.- UPHSD vs JRU (seniors) After beating Lyceum, the Altas will ...

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Cargo motorboat with 4 persons aboard survives sinking

TACLOBAN CITY- A cargo motorboat loaded with four passengers and merchandise escaped sinking after a passenger made a distress call with the Coast Guard in Naval town, Biliran province on Friday afternoon. The motorboat, MB Jemarlet, was sailing between Simbawan ...

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Aljur as Kapamilya leading man: Still sinking in

MANILA – Aljur Abrenica is the newest Kapamilya leading man — a fact that has yet to sink in for the 27-year-old actor. Abrenica, who was a GMA-7 contract artist for nearly a decade, signed with rival network ABS-CBN in ...

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