The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) has recovered 85 skeletal remains from the MV Princess of the Stars, which sank off Romblon 2 years ago.

Take note of these two things: Justice grinds slow as only 85 bodies have been recovered from the 400+ bodies still trapped in the vessel, AND that Sulpicio Lines has been allowed to change their name for whatever purpose it may serve them. This is not unlike…Read More

EU ban on Philippine carriers concers RP tourism officials

A few points to ponder... The DOT website is full of suggestions of wonderful places to see. Shouldn't it also be responsible in ensuring that our tourists, both foreign and local, get from point A to point B safely? Is this a matter of economics, or do…Read More

Invite your friends to be part of Franco's Friends for Safe Travel

As of this post, we are 9,649 members and just 351 shy of 10,000! Could you invite a friend or two to be part of our advocacy? Recruiting more to our cause will only strengthen it, because every one counts.

and yet another banca breaks at sea...

Ramon Eugenio just posted a link to your cause, Franco's Friends for Safe Travel in the Philippines (http://apps.facebook.com/causes/290652?m=a85fc714): Reconsider riding a banca this summer. Read this story carefully, and ask yourself why the physics of…Read More

DOTC Suspends 8 MARINA Policies

Ramon Eugenio just posted a link to your cause, Franco's Friends for Safe Travel in the Philippines (http://apps.facebook.com/causes/290652?m=833c2a5b): Wow! Shipowners truly lord it over the riding public. How did they muscle the DOTC to suspend 8 policies…Read More

An important first step toward maritime safety in the Philippines

Ramon Eugenio just posted a link to your cause, Franco's Friends for Safe Travel in the Philippines (http://apps.facebook.com/causes/290652?m=8e249aaa): As summer approaches, the long-awaited Coast Guard Act of 2009 may actually save lives. But much more…Read More

Wanted: Franco's Friends Logo

Can anyone volunteer to design the logo for Franco's Friends for Safe Travel? Summer is coming, and our group has a few ideas to keep people safe. The logo may be used like a Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. Let us know if you can help! Mon & Monique
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