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Filipinos help repel pirate attack

Eight Filipino crew of a Taiwanese fishing vessel helped repel armed Somali pirates to retake their ship after it was hijacked off East Africa, reports said.

Manila, Philippines – Twenty-four Filipino crew members of the Cyprus-flagged and -owned MV Pacific Express that successfully repelled a pirate attack last September 20 arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Thursday aboard an Emirates flight from Mombasa, Kenya. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), a Filipino seaman stayed behind in […]

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