Hope dims for missing people in Philippine sea collision as search continues

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Hope dims for missing people in Philippine sea collision as search continuesMANILA, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said there is little chance of finding survivors after a Philippine fishing boat collided with a cargo vessel and sank off Occidental Mindoro province, PCG commander George Ursabia said on Friday. "Theoretically speaking, the...

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