rescuers - updates

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Indonesian fisherman found dead, 3 more missing

Sep 21, 2015 - 2:23 PM

A coastguard spokesman said Monday that rescuers were still searching for 3 more Indonesian and one Chinese crew listed as missing from the fishing boat

Taiwan opens investigation into gas explosion disaster

Aug 02, 2014 - 9:01 PM

Taiwan s president promises a swift investigation into the cause of deadly gas explosions that rocked the island s densely populated second city as residents accused local authorities of failing to avert the tragedy

HALF-MAST. Flags would be flown at half-mast at government offices and schools across the island from August 5 for 3 days to mourn the victims of the blasts and the air crash.

River rafting guides turn heroes

Dec 21, 2011 - 8:39 PM

River rafting guides Darryl Montesa and his co workers join the search and rescue mission after Tropical Storm Sendong hit Cagayan de Oro City on Dec 16 2011 He and seven other guides from Bugsay River Rafting Company use their rubber boats and a kayak to save 500 people

River rafting guides rescue typhoon victims