Storm Sanba kills 9 in Philippines World

Storm Sanba kills 9 in Philippines

Typhoon Sanba, which landed in the Philippines on February 13, killed nine people and forced 21,000 others to flee due to floods, local authorities reported on February 14.
US, Philippines hold joint naval patrol World

US, Philippines hold joint naval patrol

The navy forces of the US and the Philippines has conducted a joint patrol in the Sulu Sea off the southern coast of the Philippines at the request of the latter’s government.
Philippines foils seajacking plot in Sulu sea World

Philippines foils seajacking plot in Sulu sea

Navy boats and air force helicopters of the Philippines have foiled a seajacking attempt on a cargo vessel in Sulu sea off the southern province of Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippine military reported on April 19.
Indonesia bans vessels from sailing to Philippines ASEAN

Indonesia bans vessels from sailing to Philippines

The Indonesia Ministry of Transport on June 24 announced a ban to the country’s vessels from sailing to the Philippines after seven Indonesian sailors were kidnapped in the southern Philippines waters
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Central coastal areas brace for typhoon Bopha

The Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control has asked relevant ministries and central coastal localities from Da Nang to Ba Ria-Vung Tau to prepare measures to cope with Typhoon Bopha.