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Bodies of 35 more Indonesian migrants who drowned at sea found

Sep 06, 2015 - 2:56 PM

The death toll is now at 50 from the boat that sank 3 days ago while one survivor was recovered

Search ramps up for survivors of sunken boat carrying Indonesian migrants

Sep 04, 2015 - 1:59 PM

The count of victims increases from 14 with the recovery of another body from the Malacca Strait

'B' on a cross: Netizens criticize VP Binay's bracelets

Jul 07, 2015 - 11:18 PM

United Nationalist Alliance spokesperson Mon Ilagan says the Vice President has been giving away bracelets not rosaries especially to senior citizens

Ormoc sea tragedy death toll climbs to 61

Jul 06, 2015 - 5:19 PM

Authorities have yet to identify two of the casualties: a woman and a 10 year old boy

SEA TRAGEDY. Rescuers hurry to the site of the capsized motor boat Kim Nirvana on July 2, 2015. Photo by Lalaine Jimenea

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Jul 03, 2015 - 6:36 PM

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At least 41 dead, 5 missing in Ormoc boat tragedy

Jul 03, 2015 - 2:07 PM

3rd UPDATE We are determined to pursue the angle of human error says the Philippine Coast Guard

SEA TRAGEDY. Rescuers hurry to the site of the capsized motor boat Kim Nirvana on July 2, 2015. Photo by Lalaine Jimenea

Aquino orders speedy probe into Ormoc boat tragedy

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:50 AM

Malacañang says the thorough government investigation will look into all angles of the incident including possible overloading and the technical skills of the boat captain and crew

TRAGEDY. Rescuers race against time to save passengers of motor boat Kim Nivana, which capsized off Leyte on July 2, 2015. Photo by Lalaine Jimenea

Ormoc boat passenger: 'I should've listened to my wife'

Jul 02, 2015 - 7:38 PM

UPDATED Rescued passengers mourn the fate of their loved ones who remain missing

At least 38 dead as boat capsizes in Ormoc

Jul 02, 2015 - 2:37 PM

7th UPDATE The Philippine Coast Guard says the boat which reportedly carried 173 passengers and 16 crew members was about 200 meters away from the port of Ormoc when it capsized

Passengers of the sunken boat wait to be rescued. Photo from Mylene Lim

At least 41 missing in Mediterranean migrant boat tragedy

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:42 AM

Four survivors tell Italian police and humanitarian organizations that their inflatable vessel sank not long after leaving the coast of Libya

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Oct 10, 2014 - 8:37 AM

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IN PRAYER. H Mas'ot, father of bride Saima, prays for the missing groom and other boat passengers on October 9, 2014. They failed to arrive for the wedding ceremony and remain missing following a boat accident. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

62 African migrants, crew drown in boat tragedy off Yemen – UN

Jun 06, 2014 - 10:32 PM

UPDATED UNHCR: The tragedy is the largest single loss of life of migrants and refugees attempting to reach Yemen via the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in 2014