Stories written by Agent Tinig

US donates P65.4 M Maritime Security Training Facility to PH

THE Philippines has received P65.4 million worth of training facility from the United States, as a brand new Joint Maritime Law Enforcement Training Center (JMLETC) was donated to the government of the Philippines. The inauguration took place in a simple ceremony at Magarwak, Barangay Santa Lourdes, Puerto Princesa City, last August 4, 2017. Present in […]

Posted by: on Oct 13, 2017 read more

SEAFARING and FAMILY LIFE

On this related article, we must as well continue the subject on seafaring and family life. The world’s seafarers can be seen as one of the first truly international and global workforces, comprising of individuals from countries as geographically and culturally disparate as Western Europe, Russia, India, South America and the Philippines. Such seafarers may […]

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Health and Sexuality at Sea

This article will consider seafaring and sexual behavior, both in the context of long term and casual sexual relationships. Remember my previous BOLITAS issue? This time, it will go on to discuss the specific health issues raised by seafarers and their partners. Sexual intimacy may be considered an important aspect of sexual relationship. However, an […]

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Diana Sends Bulker Grounded in July to Scrap

Greek shipping company Diana Shipping has decided to scrap its 2004-built vessel Melite which sustained damage to its hull as a result of grounding earlier this year.  The company informed that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to sell to an unnamed party the vessel for demolition, on […]

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Seaversity: Harnessing Technology to Maritime Education

AN innovative program projected to make waves in the maritime industry and seen to alter the mode of seafaring education in the country is set to unfold in the coming years, as two committed individuals in the maritime industry are eager to modify the old teachings of maritime studies which is only confined in the […]

Posted by: on Oct 11, 2017 read more

GUSTO NANG SUMUKO

Sabi ni JB: “Naaalala ko ang sarili kong sitwasyon tuwing binabasa ko ang column nyo. Mayroon akong sariling panaderya ngayon. Kaso ang problema, inuubos ng napakataas na renta ang kita namin. Ikukuwento ko kung paano namin sinimulan ang negosyo para masabi ninyo kung kakikitaan ba kami ng pinansiyal na kaalaman. Mga ilang taon nang nakaraan, […]

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