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Search on for U.S. Marine missing in Sulu Sea

Search on for U.S. Marine missing in Sulu Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesAug 11th, 2018

US Marine missing in Sulu Sea

Ships and air assets of the US Navy, US Marine Corps, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Philippine Navy have launched search and rescue operations for a US Marine who was reported missing in Sulu Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Search on for U.S. Marine missing in Sulu Sea

Search on for U.S. Marine missing in Sulu Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Search for US marine up

A US marine was feared to have gone overboard, touching off a massive search and rescue operation by US Navy and Philipine Navy and Coast Guard vessels yesterday off Sulu Sea and Surigao Strait. “We remain committed to searching for and finding our marine,” said a statement from the US military quoting the marine unit’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

US Marine missing in Sulu Sea - Rappler

US Marine missing in Sulu Sea - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

US Navy searching for overboard marine off Sulu Sea

MANILA: The US military said it had launched a search and rescue operation after reports a marine may have fallen overboard from an American warship as it sailed through Philippine waters. The US 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit said a member, who was not named, may have gone overboard on Thursday morning. Aircraft on board the [...] The post US Navy searching for overboard marine off Sulu Sea appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Fury clouds funeral plans for Italy bridge victims

Grieving relatives wept over the coffins of dozens of victims of Genoa’s bridge disaster amid growing fury over a planned state funeral, while rescuers pressed on with their tireless search for those missing in the rubble. Fury clouds funeral plans for Italy bridge victims Grieving relatives wept over the coffins of dozens of victims of… link: Fury clouds funeral plans for Italy bridge victims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Ship apprentice missing after falling into sea

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 20-year-old marine trainee went missing after he accidentally fell into the Sibuyan Sea due to bad weather. John Lajo of Barangay Atiplo, Mambusao, went overboard after big waves slammed on their ship. According to his cousin Jay-R Lajo, the victim was a trainee of Ocean Jet 12 owned by Ocean […] The post Ship apprentice missing after falling into sea appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Girl, 13, missing in Olongapo river

OLONGAPO CITY: Search and retrieval operations continued for a 13-year-old girl reported missing after she and four others were swept away by the strong river current on Sunday as heavy monsoon rains pounded the city in the last two days. Mayor Rolen Paulono, confirmed that the search for Christine Traquina, 13, was continuing on Sunday [...] The post Girl, 13, missing in Olongapo river appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

BERKELEY, California, United States --- California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in the French city of Nice when a man plowed a huge truck through the crowd, killing 86 people and wounding 200. The University of California, Berkeley incoming senior ran through mobs of people to escape the chaos and later joined classmates to search hospitals and plaster the city with flyers of fellow students reported missing in the July 2016 terrorist attack. She later learned three students were injured, and UC Berkeley junior Nicolas Leslie, 20, was among the dead. Banerjee and several classmates have since turned t...Keep on reading: US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

US Navy searching for overboard marine off Philippines

MANILA: The US military said it had launched a search and resecue operation after reports a marine may have fallen overboard from an American warship as it sailed through Philippine waters.........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Tubbataha marks 30 by celebrating its Big Five—both species and supporters

Today, Aug. 11, it will be 30 years since President Corazon Aquino signed Proclamation No. 306, creating the Philippines' first national marine protected area (MPA), the Tubbataha Reefs National Marine Park---now the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP)---in 1988.   The proclamation turned this jewel among Philippine reefs---all 97,000-plus hectares of it in the middle of the Sulu Sea in Palawan---into a "no-take zone," legally protecting this important center of marine biodiversity of the country as well as the world.   In 1993, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) reaffirmed this by declaring Tubbataha the only purely ma...Keep on reading: Tubbataha marks 30 by celebrating its Big Five—both species and supporters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

7 dead, 8 missing after boat sinks off Tawi-Tawi

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard's (PCG) Southwest Mindanao District on Wednesday, August 8, continued their search for at least 8 passengers of a boat that sank off the waters of Tawi-Tawi in southern Philippines last July 30. In a statement, the Coast Guard said 7 passengers were found ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Rains hamper search for survivors after Laos dam collapse

ATTAPEU: Rescuers battled fresh rains Thursday to reach scores of people still missing after a dam collapse in southern Laos that unleashed a torrent of water, washing away whole villages and killing at least 26 people. The search for survivors has been hampered by monsoon weather in the remote southern corner of Laos where the [...] The post Rains hamper search for survivors after Laos dam collapse appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Dozens feared dead, rescuers search for missing after Laos dam collapse

BANGKOK — Rescuers searched in difficult conditions on Wednesday for dozens of people feared dead and hundreds missing after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, one of Asia’s poorest countries, a government official said. State media showed pictures of villagers, some with young children, stranded on the roofs of submerged houses. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Southeast Asia’s boating accidents

On July 5, a boat carrying 105 tourists made global headlines when it capsized off the coast of the popular Thai holiday destination, Phuket, killing 47 Chinese passengers. The Phoenix was caught in a storm on its way back from Koh Racha and was repeatedly battered by large waves, causing it to flood and list to one side, The Straits Times reported. Those on board donned life jackets and prepared the boat's inflatable life rafts, but while some were rescued, dozens remained missing. A long search of the area slowly yielded the bodies of those unaccounted for, some of them from within the sunken vessel, AFP reported. According to The Nation, thousands of Chinese tourists cancelle...Keep on reading: Southeast Asia’s boating accidents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Japan rains disaster toll rises to 199 – gov t

TOKYO, Japan – The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Thursday, July 12, to 199, with dozens still missing, a top government spokesman said. Yoshihide Suga said search operations were continuing after the worst weather-related disaster in Japan in over 3 decades. Prime Minister Shinzo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

3 dead, 2 missing as boat capsizes

LEGAZPI CITY: A search and rescue team from Buhi Police and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) continues to search for two missing minors after a motorized boat they were riding capsized in Lake Buhi in Camarines Sur on Sunday night. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson for the Regional Police in Bicol, said three persons… link: 3 dead, 2 missing as boat capsizes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

3 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in Camarines Sur

PILI, Camarines Sur --- A motorized banca carrying a 12 family members capsized in Buhi Lake in Buhi town, Camarines Sur province Sunday night, according to a police report. The boat sank at around 8:15 p.m. at the middle of the lake in the vicinity of Barangay Buena and caused the passengers to fall into the water. As of this writing, the cause of the incident is not yet known. Seven people were rescued, while three died, including a 3-year-old boy. The fatalities were identified as Soledad Siocson, 58; Liza Siocson, 48; and Gabriel Bejerano, 3. Meanwhile, Joshua Bejerano, 12, and Jonas Menorca, 6, are still missing as of this writing. Search and rescue operations ...Keep on reading: 3 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in Camarines Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

7-year-old boy drowns in Pangasinan river

  DAGUPAN CITY --- A 7-year-old boy, who was earlier reported missing, was found dead on Saturday floating in a river at Malasiqui town in Pangasinan province, police said on Sunday.   Rengie Aquino, a Grade 1 pupil, was found by floating in the Marusay River at 11 a.m.Aquino was taken to a hospital, where a doctor declared him dead on arrival.   The boy's father, Raymundo Aquino Jr., could not locate his son when he arrived home at 5:10 p.m. on Friday. His other son, Russel, told him Aquino was playing in school.   Russel later admitted that Aquino slipped and fell in the river while they were playing in the dike, prompting the search. /cbb...Keep on reading: 7-year-old boy drowns in Pangasinan river.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Search resumes for 23 missing tourists in Thai boat tragedy

A search has resumed for some 23 missing tourists on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018