Philippine Coast Guard

Type: Organization
Name: Philippine Coast Guard
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

US to pay PH P87M for damage to world heritage site

(UPDATED) The amount represents the P58M that the Philippines asked the US and the P28M fuel and repair costs incurred by the Coast Guard. It is lower than environmentalists' estimates of P737.8M to P1.2B.MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Almost two years ... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Coast Guard places sea vessels, ports on guard against Ebola

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has issued a maritime safety advisory on precautions against the dreaded Ebola virus, which has claimed over 4,000 lives, mostly in West Africa.In a bulletin, Vice Adm. Rodolfo Isorena on Thursday directed ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nation: Ships from Ebola-hit countries required to report fatalities

The precautionary measure, among others, is contained in a new advisory issued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday.The advisory was issued so that the Coast Guard “can monitor the threat and work to prevent the possible waterborne entry or ... [Published Business World - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lung Center employees protest lack of training, equipment vs. Ebola

Some employees of the Lung Center of the Philippines staged a rally on Thursday to call attention to how the hospital is unprepared for Ebola.This, after Health Secretary Enrique Ona announced on Wednesday that the Philippines is ready in case the virus ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Philippines looks to boost ties with Taiwan

Benigno Aquino III at a press conference, Oct. 22. (Photo/CNA)The Philippines would love to improve ties with Taiwan by moving ahead with an economic cooperation agreement, despite an unfavorable political environment, the country's top leader said W ... [Published Want China Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

3 Chinese fishing vessels in poaching incident escape anew

Three Chinese fishing vessels engaged in poaching and the illegal trade of endangered sea turtles off southern Palawan have escaped anew from maritime patrol units.Authorities earlier monitored Chinese fishing boats near Hasa-Hasa Shoal, some 60 nautical ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Coast Guard teaches water rescue for first responders

For disaster preparedness…Coast Guard teaches water rescue for first respondersTAGBILARAN CITY –It has happened in the unusually swelling rivers of Sevilla and the upper tributaries of Loboc River.Here, freshwater-fishers scour the slippery banks of ... [Published Bohol Standard - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

PHL Coast Guard to raise alert for Undas starting Oct. 24

Anticipating an exodus to the provinces starting his coming weekend, the Philippine Coast Guard will raise its alert for Undas (All Saints' and All Souls' Days) later this week.State-run People's Television reported Sunday the Coast Guard will raise its ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Coast Guard to start ‘Undas’ alert

For two weeks starting Oct. 24, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will be on alert as the number of sea travelers is expected to increase for the All Saints’ and Souls’ Days celebration.PCG spokesman Commander Armand Balilo said yesterday they will implement ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Skiff boat capsizes; 1 killed, 2 injured

BY RUBY P. SILUBRICOILOILO City – A skiff boat capsized off the Iloilo Fishing Port Complex, City Proper, drowning its operator. Two of his companions survived.The drowning victim was Erwin Almonicar, 33, of Concepcion, Iloilo.His other companions – brothers ... [Published Panay News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

Coast Guard ready for new challenges

The modernization of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will ensure that tension will not escalate in the West Philippine Sea and its personnel can deal with new challenges, President Aquino said yesterday.Aquino said the PCG is 113 years old “and with ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 4 reports

PNoy commends PH Coast Guard for stepping up to new challenges

MANILA, Oct 17 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday commended the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for fulfilling its role in the face of new challenges in patrolling the country’s 36,289-kilometer coastline, including dealing with the tension in ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Oct 16 2014]

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DFA spokesman Charles Jose said in a text message: "When asked on the status of US payment for Tubbataha, SFA [Albert del Rosario] said we are now in the documentation stage. When asked how much we are asking from US, he replied, '87 million pesos.'"
...Dr. Lyndon Lee-Suy, the manager of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Program, said: "Magkakaroon naman talaga ng pagsasanay... No health worker will go onon duty and attend to suspected Ebola cases without wearing the proper protective gear." Lung Center of the Philippines Employees Association also said that container vans have arrived in the hospital, which may be meant for the use of suspected...
Asked what is Bosh's rank now, Balilo explained, partly in Filipino, "I guess it's still apprentice seaman. They don't get promoted. They stay onon that rank."
"But if (we) were given mission like the West Philippine Sea, we will do. We will complement whatever the National Government will ask us to do" Balilo said, adding that the Malacañang Palace has no order yet for the PCG to deploy ships

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US to pay PH P87M for damage to world heritage ... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
Coast Guard places sea vessels, ports on guard ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
Ex-Gen. Ricardo “Boy” Butalid is the replacemen... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 21 hours ago]
Nation: Ships from Ebola-hit countries required... [Published Business World - Oct 23 2014]
Lung Center employees protest lack of training,... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 23 2014]
Ebola precaution: PH to check ships' last 5 por... [Published Rappler - Oct 23 2014]
The Philippines looks to boost ties with Taiwan [Published Want China Times - Oct 23 2014]
‘Check shellfish’ [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 22 2014]
National Youth Commission spearheads SSEAYP con... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Oct 22 2014]
President Ma meets delegation from US Hudson In... [Published Office of the President, Taiwan - Oct 22 2014]
3 Chinese fishing vessels in poaching incident ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 20 2014]
Floods affect 66 Capiz villages [Published Business Week Mindanao - Oct 20 2014]
Philippines: Floods affect 66 Capiz villages [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Fallout from a tragedy [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
Amendment of law on boat registration eyed [Published Bohol Standard - Oct 19 2014]
Coast Guard teaches water rescue for first resp... [Published Bohol Standard - Oct 19 2014]
PHL Coast Guard to raise alert for Undas starti... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 19 2014]
Coast Guard to start ‘Undas’ alert [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 19 2014]
Skiff boat capsizes; 1 killed, 2 injured [Published Panay News - Oct 18 2014]
Coast Guard ready for new challenges [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 16 2014]
Labrador ‘Bosh’ awarded medal at Coast Guard rites [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 16 2014]
PNoy commends PH Coast Guard for stepping up to... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Oct 16 2014]
Rescue dog upstages Philippine Coast Guard awar... [Published Manila Times - Oct 16 2014]
Gov’t buyout of MRT 3 slated in January; price:... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 16 2014]
DOTC sees MRT-3 buyout in Jan 2015 [Published Manila Times - Oct 16 2014]
PCG 113th anniversary celebration held in Manila [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 16 2014]
On Coast Guard day, PNoy honors top-performing ... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 16 2014]
Coast Guard ready to defend West Philippine Sea [Published Philippine Star - Oct 16 2014]
Rescuer during disasters: Coast Guard dog recei... [Published Rappler - Oct 16 2014]
Aquino vows PCG modernization by 2017 amid new ... [Published Rappler - Oct 16 2014]
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Philippines: Floods affect 66 Capiz villages [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 20 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Jemin B. Guillermo ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Oct. 20 (PIA) – A total of 66 barangays in Capiz experienced flooding due to the continuous heavy rain here, October 19. Report from the Capiz provincial ...
Philippine maritime piracy up by a fourth, Coas... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 15 2014]
Nation Posted on September 15, 2014 10:39:00 PM By Alden M. Monzon PIRACY and armed robberies against ships and their crew in Philippine waters have risen by more than a fourth in 2013, data from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. Though relatively ...
Philippines: Situation report on Typhoon Luis o... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Typhoon Luis is now over the West Philippine Sea and continues to move away from the country. The center of the typhoon (as of ...
Cebu Town comes back to life after oil spill – ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 16 2014]
CORDOVA, Cebu – A year after an oil spill damaged this islet town’s marine resources, life  has gone back to normal for most of the fisherfolks whose primary source of income is catching and selling “bakasi”, a saltwater eel noted for its aphrodisiac ...
Vehicle Accident - Pacific ocean - west - Phili... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 14 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140814-44922-PHL Date / time: 14/08/2014 08:10:11 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Pacific ocean - west Country: Philippines State/County: Province of Tawi-Taw Location: [18 nautical miles southeast off Mouligi Island] Number ...
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