burias - updates

Rappler's latest stories on burias


In Albay, protecting the sea leads to bountiful tanigue

Dec 16, 2018 - 3:52 PM

Catburawan villagers benefit from the public and private sectors' joint efforts to stop big-time illegal fishers in Burias Pass

THE CATCH. Local fishermen in Catburawan village in Ligao City haul their catch of the first-class and expensive tanigue. All photos by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Albay coastal village reaps rewards of campaign vs illegal fishing

Mar 29, 2018 - 8:00 AM

In Barangay Catburawan in Ligao City, residents marvel at their fishermen's 'unprecedented' daily catch, the fruit of efforts of local authorities to stamp out illegal fishing in Burias Pass

BIG FISH. Tanigue or Spanish mackerel outsize the holding bins of Catburawan fishers. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Navy rescues 102 tourists stranded in Masbate

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:38 PM

The local tourists mostly from Metro Manila are on a 3 day island hopping activity and get stranded on Sombrero Island

RESCUED. More than 100 tourists are stranded in Sombrero Island, Burias, Masbate, on February 9, 2016, after they refuse to heed gale warning. Navy officers rescue them. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Sunken ship's owners deny mechanical failure

Jun 14, 2013 - 7:51 PM

The management of MV Our Lady of Mt Carmel blasts false statements over the ship s sinking that killed two passengers

AFP sends boats, planes for Masbate rescue

Jun 14, 2013 - 1:48 PM

AFP vows to work day in day out to help rescue passengers of MV Our Lady of Mt Carmel

2 dead, 55 rescued as ship sinks off Masbate

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:48 AM

6th UPDATE Rescue operations continue however to save possibly undocumented passengers of MV Our Lady of Mt Carmel