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Filipino sailors’ cash transfers seen hitting $6B this year

THE cash sent home by overseas Filipino sailors through banks is projected to top the $6-billion mark this year amid mounting deployment, ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz III said on Monday, International Day of the Seafarer. “The number of Philippine-educated sailors and other staff deployed on foreign ocean-going vessels, including those on cruise ships and […]

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Pasaherong tumalon sa dagat, nasagip ng mga tripulante

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS PORT OF BATANGAS – HINDI pa matiyak ang dahilan kung anong nag-ugyok sa isang pasahero ng barko kung bakit ito tumalon sa dagat kahapon ng umaga. Lulan umano ng barkong FastCat na pag-aari ng Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation, ikinabigla umano ng iba pang mga pasahero at tripulante ang biglang pagtalon ng […]