PCG forces Chinese Navy ship away from Marie Louise Bank in West Philippine Sea

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A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) patrol ship chased a Chinese Navy destroyer away from the Marie Louise Bank, which is located 147 nautical miles off the coast of El Nido, Palawan. The PCG said in a Facebook post on Monday that on July 13 in Marie Louise Bank in the West Philippine Sea, BRP Cabra… Continue reading PCG forces Chinese Navy ship away from Marie Louise Bank in West Philippine Sea

Fisherman are not prohibited from entering Bajo de Masinloc — PCG

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Fishermen are authorized to continue fishing in and near Bajo de Masinloc, better known as the Scarborough Shoal, according to a Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) official on Wednesday. Commodore Armando Balilo, a PCG spokesperson, said during a press conference in Malacañang that the PCG has not received any recent reports of fisherfolk being denied admission to… Continue reading Fisherman are not prohibited from entering Bajo de Masinloc — PCG

PCG plans to construct stations on the Island of Calayan

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) intends to construct facilities on Calayan Island, Cagayan, to boost maritime law enforcement, defense, search and rescue, and environmental protection not only in northern Luzon, but also in the West Philippine Sea. In a Facebook post on Friday, the PCG stated that PCG stations and/or sub-stations will be built on… Continue reading PCG plans to construct stations on the Island of Calayan

PCG gets ready for Typhoon Vicky; DRGs ready fully prepared for evacuation, relief operating

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In the wake of tropical depression, #VickyPH, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has ramped up its preparations to ensure that all deployable response groups (DRGs) in affected areas are ready for evacuation and relief operations, in coordination with local government units (LGUs) and respective Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (MDRRMOs). Admiral George V. Ursabia… Continue reading PCG gets ready for Typhoon Vicky; DRGs ready fully prepared for evacuation, relief operating