M/V Princess of the Stars - updates

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SC flip-flops, revives charges vs Sulpicio exec over sunken ferry

Apr 08, 2019 - 5:10 PM

The Supreme Court rules this time that it shouldn't interfere with the finding of probable cause by the Department of Justice

CAPSIZED SHIP. M/V Princess of the Stars sank on June 21, 2008. Of 851 passengers, only 28 are known survivors, 400 remain missing, and some 130 exhumed bodies were not identified. File photo from Wikipedia

SC asked to reverse CA order on M/V Princess of the Stars

Jan 12, 2016 - 10:17 AM

Relatives of victims of the 2008 maritime disaster allege that the appellate court erred in its ruling ordering Manila RTC Branch 49 Judge Daniel Villanueva to inhibit from the case

CAPSIZED SHIP. M/V Princess of the Stars sank June 21, 2008. Of 851 passengers, only 28 are known survivors, 400 still missing and some 130 unidentified exhumed bodies. Photo from Wikipedia

Sulpicio told: Pay P241M to kin of ferry tragedy victims

Oct 14, 2015 - 4:23 PM

A Manila court rules in favor of the survivors and relatives of the victims of the ill fated M V Princess of the Stars which sank in 2008 with more than 700 passengers onboard

AFTER 7 YEARS. A Manila court has ruled in favor of the relatives of victims of the ill-fated M/V Princess of the Stars, which sank in 2008, leaving over 700 people dead or missing. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Maritime safety: Lessons from M/V Princess of the Stars tragedy

Jul 04, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The July 2 sea tragedy involving M V Kim Nirvana shows that safety issues continue to plague the Philippine maritime industry

CAPSIZED SHIP. M/V Princess of the Stars sank June 21, 2008. Of 851 passengers, only 28 are known survivors, 400 still missing and some 130 unidentified exhumed bodies. Photo from Wikipedia

Headed for disaster: The last voyage of M/V Princess of the Stars

Jul 02, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Seven years since the second worst disaster in the Philippines happened more than 400 ship passengers are still missing while 130 of the exhumed bodies remain unidentified

CAPSIZED SHIP. M/V Princess of the Stars sank June 21, 2008. Of 851 passengers, only 28 are known survivors, 400 still missing and some 130 unidentified exhumed bodies.

Sulpicio Lines loses permit to transport people

Feb 16, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Almost 7 years since the sinking of M V Princess of the Stars which left over 700 dead or missing government decides Sulpicio can now only ferry cargos

SC to review Sulpicio exec's acquittal over sunken ferry

Oct 08, 2014 - 6:38 PM

While over 100 cases are pending before a Manila court and a Cebu trial court over Sulpicio s civil liability petitioners say the criminal case against Edgar Go must be revived

EVIDENCE. Lawyers from the Public Attorney's Office show forensic evidence including a skeleton of a Jacqueline Padua retrieved in Sibuyan Island inside the ill-fated MV Princess of the Star during a press conference in Manila, August 11, 2014. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Victims' kin appeal SC dismissal of case vs Sulpicio exec

Aug 11, 2014 - 6:09 PM

Relatives of the victims in the sea mishap that killed more than 700 persons want the full Supreme Court to review the decision of its second division

SC affirms acquittal of Sulpicio exec over sunken ferry

Aug 04, 2014 - 11:45 PM

Petitioners will file a motion for reconsideration after the High Court affirmed an earlier order clearing Edgar Go of criminal charges

Victims' kin to SC: Revive case vs Sulpicio Lines exec

Mar 06, 2014 - 10:50 PM

The appeals court makes an inordinate decision to dismiss a case still being heard by a Manila court on the 2008 sinking of M V Princess of the Stars