Latest News for: Manila boats


15 fishers of boat that capsized during Auring’s onslaught rescued

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Feb 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Fifteen local fishermen whose boat capsized off the coast of Surigao during the onslaught of Tropical Storm ...

Balanga diocese to launch missionary boat to mark 500th year of Christianity in PH

Manila Bulletin 24 Feb 2021
The Diocese of Balanga in Bataan will launch a missionary boat in March to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the country ... (CBCP / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN). Santos said the boat is particularly significant to the diocese because the province is known as a fishing town.

#NasaanAngPangulo? – Duterte tells critics: ‘I’m here in Surigao’

Manila Bulletin 23 Feb 2021
(photo from Senator Bong Go) ... 23 ... So kaming mga trabahante sa Manila, nagahuwat lang pud og kanus-a mi makalupad o makaanhi either by boat or by whatever na makit-an nako ang sitwasyon (We were just waiting when we could visit here either by boat or by whatever so that I can see the situation),” he said ... .

Philippines to strengthen its naval presence in another sign of rising tensions in South China Sea

Russia Today 09 Feb 2021
The Philippines’ new military chief says Manila will increase naval forces to protect fishermen after China tells its coast guard to fire on boats in territorial waters it claims. Manila’s announcement comes at a time of rising tensions in the region and with two US carrier strike groups currently in the South China Sea on joint exercises.

DoT chief cites Las Casas’ way of preserving local historical sites

Manila Bulletin 31 Jan 2021
“So much of our forgotten history is packed into this place ... Part resort, part open-air museum, the 400-hectare property in Bagac in an immersive trip back in time to Old Manila, complete with ‘kalesa’ rides and a ‘balsa’ (boat) ride through the waterway.” ... .

Books in Brief: Gone to the Woods, Charming as a Verb

The Buffalo News 15 Jan 2021
... including a plane crash and shark attack ("Even at this distance he could see the red froth of blood in the water near the boat"), brutal violence in Manila, his first meeting with his father who had no interest in him, his first experience of his parents' drunken fights.

Guimaras residents ask Marina to allow operation of wooden-hulled passenger boats

Manila Bulletin 08 Jan 2021
ILOILO CITY – Residents of the island province of Guimaras are appealing to the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to allow wooden-hulled boats to ferry passengers along the body of water separating Guimaras from Iloilo City even after these were ordered phased out ... (Guimaras PIO / MANILA BULLETIN).

Philippine Special Economic Zone Authorizes the Development and Launch of a Decentralized and Centralized Digital ...

NULLTX 06 Jan 2021
iWave, Inc ... GTX Services for the Locators ... One can reach the location of the SEZ, from Manila, in fifty-five minutes by boat or twenty-five minutes by helicopter. Manila, as a city, is strategically located at the center of the Southeast Asian business network, comprising Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, People’s Republic of China, and Australasia ... .

Digital Asset Exchange Approved To Operate Within FAB

NULLTX 06 Jan 2021
Located within 2 1/2-hour drive, 55-minute boat ride or a 25-minute helicopter flight from Manila, the Authority Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) is situated at the crossroads of international shipping routes between the West Coast of North America, the Far East and Southeast Asia ... 11453 approved on August 30, 2019 ... Pineda, the administrator of AFAB ... .

Boat with 20 aboard disappears between Bahamas and US

Manila Bulletin 03 Jan 2021
This photo shows Coast Guard Lieutenant Caroline Miller aboard a patrol boat off California on May 1, 2020 (AFP FILE/ MANILA BULLETIN) ... On Tuesday, the Coast Guard was alerted that the boat never arrived at port, according to a statement.

‘BYAHENG BYAHE NA AKO’―10 local ‘hidden gems’ to discover when travel becomes better (and safer) ...

Manila Bulletin 01 Jan 2021
With this list presented on the first day of the year, Manila Bulletin Lifestyle wishes everyone the joy of travel ... Getting there is not easy as one has to endure a six-hour van ride followed by a three-hour boat ride to reach base camp ... Looking for a quick getaway from Manila, then head to Mariveles, Bataan and take a boat to visit the Five Fingers.

The Times They Are a-Changin’

Manila Bulletin 27 Dec 2020
WALA LANG ‘MAIN STREET, MANILA Escolta, 1898 ... 10, 1898 seven months after Admiral George Dewey won the Battle of Manila Bay the preceding first of May ... It took 30 days to reach Manila from New York by train to San Francisco and by boat to Manila and 35 days to return.

Movie by gondola: Philippine cinema offers Venice-themed pandemic escape

Gulf News 20 Dec 2020
People on gondolas watch a movie at a float-in cinema, in Venice Grand Canal Mall, Taguig City, Manila ... "Riding a boat made it a unique experience," patron Violet Gatchalian told Reuters at the Venice Grand Canal-themed shopping mall in Manila ... boats kept metres apart.