DA NANG (VNS)— Four fishermen from the Philippines who were rescued by Vietnamese fishermen after drifting into the waters around Viet Nam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands, were taken to central Quang Ngai Province’s Sa Ky Port yesterday.
The Deputy Chief of Staff of the Quang Ngai Border Guards, Senior Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Ngoc Thanh, confirmed to Viet Nam News yesterday that the four fishermen, named Madsaik Arak, Omar Aminulla, Tamano Asari and Rico H. Maksud, from the Philippines are in good health.
The QNg 90325 TS vessel, led by captain Nguyen Huu Phuc of the province’s Binh Son District, rescued the four Filipino fishermen on Sunday.
The province’s border guards have completed the administrative procedures to send the fishermen back to the Philippines soon.-VNS
Phu Yen (VNA) – Two Philippine nationals were rescued at sea and brought ashore at Dong Tac fishing port in the south central coastal province of Phu Yen on January 9. Villardo C. Ruzr and Severino Noveras Camposano, both born in 1981, were then helped with administrative procedures to return home. At 2 pm on December 24, 2016, a local fisherman Nguyen Thai Hung, 37, spotted the two in distress while fishing near the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. He and his seven crewmembers saved the men, who were, at the time, in poor health after seven days at sea.-VNA... [read more]
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Five Filipino fishermen who were rescued by Vietnamese border guards in waters of the central coastal province of Phu Yen are expected to go home next week as the official procedures are underway. Bui Tien Loi from the provincial external relations bureau said that the Filipino Embassy has contacted the local administration to help with the paperwork to bring their citizens home. The provincial People’s Committee has ordered the external relations department to speed up the procedure and work with the Filipino embassy to get the five Filipinos home as soon as possible. Deputy Chief of Staff of the provincial…... [read more]
Central Phu Yen province's border guards on May 8 handed four Filipino fishermen who were rescued in Vietnam's seas over to officials of the Philippines Embassy in Vietnam. The distressed fishermen were spotted and rescued after adrift in the waters near Song Tu Dong island of Truong Sa archipelago on January 23 by vessel PY-90144 captained by Luong Cong Xuyen. The Filipinos were provided with health care and accommodation during their stay in the province. Attach e from the Philippines Embassy Hector R.Herrera thanked Phu Yen's authorities and fishermen for their help and care to these Filipinos fishermen. Source: VNA... [read more]
PANO - The Phu Yen provincial Border Guard Command has recently handed over four rescued Filipino fishermen to their embassy in Vietnam, announced the unit on May 8th. Earlier, while fishing for tuna at sea about 100 nautical miles from Song Tu Dong Island of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago in Khanh Hoa province on January 23rd, trawler PY-90144TS from Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen, rescued 4 distressed fishermen, namely Fancisco M. Romilo, Joel M. Manipol, Allan Romilo and Dandy Piranle, of the Philippines. On May 2nd, the four Filipinos were taken to the Phu Yen General Hospital for treatment…... [read more]
The People’s Committee and the Border Guards of central Binh Dinh province on November 13 took three rescued Filipino fishermen to their consulate in Vietnam. In the waters of Truong Sa archipelago, the distressed fishermen, Frankley Blanca Serna (27), Mamerto Soriano Delos Reyes (34) and Epifanio Delos Santos Agting (47) were rescued by a trawler from Binh Dinh province on October 20. The Filipinos were examined and given medicine and personal necessities. They are now in good health. A representative from the Philippines consulate thanked the province and local residents for the help and care they gave to the fishermen…... [read more]
On February 5, the Vietnamese fishing boat carrying four rescued Filipino fishermen docked at a harbour in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province. On January 23, the Vietnamese vessel captained by Luong Cong Xuyen was fishing in the waters about 100 nautical miles from Song Tu Dong island of Truong Sa Archipelago when it spotted and rescued the exhausted Filipino fishermen who had been adrift for four days. From Tuy Hoa they were taken to the provincial hospital for a health check, and have been provided with healthcare, food and accommodation. They are now in a stable condition, and procedures…... [read more]
KHANH HOA (VNS)— Border guards in Nha Trang yesterday accompanied five rescued Filipino fishermen to their embassy in Viet Nam. The distressed fishermen were rescued by a trawler from central Phu Yen province when it was fishing in the waters of Truong Sa archipelago on December 26. The Filipinos were provided with first aid, healthcare and accommodation during their stay in the province. A representative from the Philippine Embassy thanked the province and the Vietnamese fishermen for their help and care to the Filipinos. Since 2012, fishermen from Phu Yen, Binh Dinh and Khanh Hoa provinces have rescued six fishing…... [read more]
PANO – Four Filipino fishermen in distress were taken ashore on February 5th by the trawler PY-90144TS of Luong Cong Xuyen from Phu Dong Precinct, Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen Province. Previously, on January 23rd, fishermen on Xuyen’s ship spotted the four Filipinos while fishing tuna about 100 nautical miles from the Song Tu Dong Island, Truong Sa Archipelago, Khanh Hoa Province. Immediately, Vietnamese fishermen brought the victims to their boat and gave them first aid and food. After going ashore, the Filipinos received health checks and shelter while waiting to be repatriated. Translated by Van Hieu... [read more]
The man spent eight days adrift at sea before a Vietnamese fishing boat picked him up. A Filipino fisherman was rescued last week off the coast of southern Vietnam after drifting alone at sea for eight days, the Military Command in Quang Ngai Province reported on Sunday. A Vietnamese tuna boat fishing off the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago pulled the 40-year-old from the water last Monday. Hoang Sa -- the home of tuna, mackerel, squid and other seafood -- is the traditional deep-sea fishing ground for thousands of Vietnamese fishermen, mainly from the country's central and southern region. The Vietnamese…... [read more]