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Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide

Jan 01, 2019 - 1:40 PM

5 people are reported dead, while at least 38 are missing after the landslide

LANDSLIDE. This handout picture taken and released by Indonesia's Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB), the accident mitigation agency, on January 1, 2019 shows rescue workers searching for survivors after a landslide triggered by heavy rain hit Sukabumi, West Java province.ficial said on January 1, 2019. Photo from Handout / Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana / AFP

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday March 23

Rescuers end search for Ormoc sea tragedy victims

Jul 08, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Rescuers say all leads have been exhausted and there are no more sightings of missing passengers of MB Kim Nirvana which sank on July 2 off Ormoc City

LAST MAN RESCUED. Authorities announce on July 8, 2015, the end of search and rescue operations for passengers of a vessel that sank off Ormoc City 6 days earlier. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Indonesia pledges AirAsia probe as plane parts found

Jan 03, 2015 - 10:41 PM

Search teams find four large parts of the airline s plane that crashed into the sea last weekend

SEARCH AND RESCUE. An official from Indonesia's national search and rescue agency in Medan, North Sumatra points at his computer screen to the position where AirAsia flight QZ8501 went missing off the waters of Indonesia. Photo by Sutanta Aditya/AFP

Coast Guard ends search for missing ferry passenger

Sep 17, 2014 - 3:11 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard will now focus on the investigation of the maritime mishap off the coast of Leyte which led to 8 deaths

Death toll in ferry sinking rises to 8, one still missing

Sep 15, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Updated Aside from the 3 fatalities reported on Sunday 5 more bodies including an infant girl about 2 years old have been recovered off the coast of Southern Leyte

2 Korean divers found dead in Batangas

Dec 01, 2012 - 10:58 AM

The bodies of two missing Korean divers are found in Maricaban Batangas by the Philippine Navy on Friday November 30

7 dead after boat sinks off Tawi-Tawi

Sep 20, 2012 - 7:48 AM

At least 7 people are reported dead and 5 are missing after a boat capsized off Tawi Tawi early Thursday September 20

BOAT CAPSIZES off Tawi-Tawi. Image from Google Maps

'We can’t lose Robredo’

Aug 19, 2012 - 10:55 PM

I guess this is the effort that we put out for Secretary Jess Essentially this is family We do it for family says deputy presidential spokesperson Abigal Valte

Search for Robredo suspended until Monday

Aug 19, 2012 - 7:40 PM

Diving and aerial search and rescue operations for Robredo and his two companions have been suspended again for the night and will resume on Monday But surface search continues says Transportation Secretary Roxas

VLOG: Masbate somber but hopeful for Robredo rescue

Aug 19, 2012 - 1:48 PM

Divers deployed to rescue Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo face many odds in the waters of Masbate