Saturday, June 28, 2008

No Signs of Survivors from Princess of Stars

Rescuers found no signs of survivors from the ferry accident in the Philippines. The mishap of the Princess of Stars involves the same shipping company, Sulpicio Lines, responsible for the three worse Philippine maritime disasters and the deadliest non-wartime shipping accident, the wrecking of the Dona Paz, in history.

Calgary Herald

Hopes Fading for Philippine Ferry Survivors
New York Times - Jun 23, 2008
By CARLOS H. CONDE MANILA - Hopes faded on Monday for more survivors in what could be one of the Philippines's worst sea tragedies as rescuers failed to find any sign of life inside a capsized ferry that had held more than 800 passengers and crew ...

Video: Hundreds Still Missing After Ferry Capsizes AssociatedPress

Typhoon heads to China after deadly strike in Philippines CNN International