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LATEST PHOTOS/VIDEO: Typhoon Goni to the music of Michael Jackson

Guy dancing in a storm

PortandTerminal.com, November 1, 2020 Not everyone was letting the devastating typhoon ruin their day MANILA – “We are forecasting widespread destruction,” an official said of the typhoon, which made landfall early Sunday in the Philippines. At least 10 people died and three others were missing but that toll is expected to rise as rescue efforts get underway. Typhoon Goni, — …

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Bulk carrier detained in Philippines for falsifying China visit dates

Customs officers boarding a ship via a gangway

PortandTerminal.com, February 29, 2020 A bulk carrier arriving from China was accused of avoiding mandatory 14-day quarantine period by tampering with records. MANILA, PHILIPPINES – A bulk carrier HARMONY SIX was detained by Philippine Coast Guard for allegedly, tampering with AIS data and records, in order to avoid 14-day quarantine on arrival from Chinese port. The ship left Changzhou Port …

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Canada employs Bolloré to end spat with the Philippines

PortandTerminal.com, June 6, 2019 Canada has employed the logistics company Bolloré to remove the containers of trash that have been left stranded at the Port of Manilla for the past 6 years. Canada’s environment minister, Catherine McKenna, said yesterday that Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before …

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Philippines threaten war then proceed to shoot themselves in the foot

PortandTerminal.com, May 17, 2019 Manila, Philippines – Last month, the Philippines’ bellicose President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to declare war on Canada. This week the Philippines escalated its dispute with Canada by recalling its ambassador and consulate heads over a row concerning 100 containers of garbage stuck at the Port of Manila. At midnight last night, letters for the recall of …

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We are not your garbage dump. Duterte threatens Canada with war over trash

Photo of President Rodrigo Duterte

PortandTerminal.com, April 24, 2019 The president of the Philippines says if Canada doesn’t take back tonnes of trash within the next week he will “declare war” and ship the containers back himself. According to a report by CNN Philippines, 103 containers holding 2,450 tons of trash were shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014 from Canada. Much of it …

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