Philippines: Ship runs aground & Mayon still rumbles
Reports still coming about this – a ship rasn aground with 700 people abroad. Not clear yet as to the cause – but the overall good news in at this time there are no reports of fatalities or major damage.
 …’ Ship carrying over 700 runs aground
More than 700 passengers aboard a cruise ship were safely rescued after the vessel ran aground on an island between Surigao and Cebu, ABS-CBN news reported Friday. abs-cbnNEWS.com ‘ …
DPA’s report on it goes into detail – I still like DpA as a wire service they do a great job in the philippines with calm clear reports – and – have good coffee in the office when you drop by. I wonder if Girlei is still there? i used to string for them from Palawan years ago.
 …” Passenger ferry runs aground in Philippines, no casualties
Manila- A passenger ferry carrying more than 700 passengers ran aground Friday in the eastern Philippines, but there were no casualties, a coast guard ” … 
meanwhile the other story still moving here is Mayon Volcano although it has quieted down and many have returned to their homes the risks are still there warn experts that caution is stil the byword. No word yet as to when people will be allwoed inside the danger zones but people are still being cautioned as to risks.
Philippines: Mayon Volcano Bulletin – 24 Aug 2006
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland – Lava extrusion from the summit crater of Mayon Volcano (13.2576°N, 123.6856°E) appeared more vigorous last night. The renewed
Ships and Volcano’s – a staple of typical news day in the Philippines.
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