1 dead as cargo ship capsizes at Ormoc port

1 dead as cargo ship capsizes at Ormoc port

The body of a female crew of the ill-fated M/V Lite Ferry 3 was retrieved after the ship capsized shortly after it arrived at the port of Ormoc. (photo by John Piliapil)   The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Eastern Visayas has started its investigation of the ill-fated...
DOTr helps lessen impact of COVID-19

DOTr helps lessen impact of COVID-19

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its attached agencies have taken steps to lessen the negative impact of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) to its stakeholders in all transportation channels. For the hardest-hit aviation sector, the DOTr has instructed...
200 Pinoy seamen denied entry to PH amidst COVID-19

200 Pinoy seamen denied entry to PH amidst COVID-19

200 Filipino seafarers from a cruise ship that arrived in Manila recently were barred from entering the Philippines due to public health safety concerns amidst the continuing spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to the Philippine Coast...
Chinese national dies in Boracay island-hopping mishap

Chinese national dies in Boracay island-hopping mishap

Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel rescue passengers of “Jocelyn 1” which sunk off Boracay waters on Tuesday (Jan. 21, 2020). One Chinese woman was confirmed dead. (Photo courtesy of Philippine Coast Guard) A 45-year-old Chinese woman died when the motorized banca...