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Christmas is not all laughter (part 4): life after the sinking

Christmas time is all about going home — a time to reunite with our folks or with the loved ones whom we left behind. As the date of this reunion draws near, the thoughts of both the one coming and the other waiting become more alive in keeping with this expectation. 579 more words


US help in Mindoro deep-sea search sought

CALAPAN CITY—The provincial government of Oriental Mindoro and the families of at least 44 missing people in the MV Baleno 9 sinking are now asking US assistance in underwater search and recovery operations, an official said. 151 more words


Brian Anglo: A tale of survival

By Madel Montejo

CALAPAN CITY–Seventeen-year old Bryan Anglo of Barangay Palhi, Calapan City has been working as pahinante (assistant worker) in a trucking business for the last five months. 330 more words


2 Coast Guard officers in Calapan sacked

CALAPAN CITY—Two Philippine Cost Guard (PCG) officers here were relieved from their post Monday to pave the way for an impartial investigation into the sinking of MV Baleno 9, an official said. 129 more words


Search and rescue for missing ferry passengers continue

By DateLine Philippines

MANILA— Search and rescue for missing passengers of two ferries that separately sank off the coast of the Southern Tagalog region last week continued on Monday. 326 more words


YouTube user documents rescue of Baleno passengers

YouTube user spastic, on board a responding passenger ferry, documents the rescue of some passengers of ill-fated MV Baleno 9.

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Search for missing persons in MV Baleno 9 sinking to resume at dawn

Video by YouTube user spastic

CALAPAN CITY—The search for at least 46 missing persons in the sea tragedy off Isla Verde was called off Sunday night but would resume at dawn Monday, Governor Arnan Panaligan said. 80 more words