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U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris announces that the United States will provide additional funding to support the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and other Philippine maritime law enforcement agencies on board BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) in Puerto Princesa, Palawan today, 22 November 2022.

U.S. Vice President Harris said this is to increase the concerned agencies' capacity; counter Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing; enhance their monitoring systems; and upgrade their equipment.

"To the PCG, you are on the frontline of standing up for international rules-based order. Each and every day, as you patrol these waters, you uphold the rules and norms that are vital to the prosperity of the Filipino people and people around the world," the U.S. Vice President expressed.

Humigit-kumulang 1,000 residente ang natulungan sa MEDICAL AT DENTAL MISSION ng Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) sa Barangay Cambajao, Sibuyan Island, Romblon, kahapon, ika-23 November 2022.

Katuwang ang YWAM Ships Philippines, Department of Health, at ABSCBN, namahagi rin ang PCG ng mga family pack na naglalaman ng bigas, delata, at gamot.

Nagsagawa rin ng "spiritual and therapeutic sessions" para sa mga residente, sa pangunguna ng PCG Chaplain Service at YWAM Ships Philippines.

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted medical and dental missions in Orani, Bataan, on 20 November 2022.

Approximately 500 residents received minor medical surgeries, dental cleaning, and eye consultation.

Food packs and clean clothes were also given to the beneficiaries.

Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant, CG Admiral Artemio M Abu, has joined the ASEAN COAST GUARD AND MARITIME LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES MEETING 2022, held in Bali, Indonesia, from 22 to 23 November 2022.

CG Admiral Abu and his fellow heads of Coast Guard counterparts in Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam reaffirmed their pledge to serve as DRIVING FORCES in advocating peace, security, safety, stability, prosperity, and friendship in the ASEAN region.

They also recognized the need to enhance mutual trust, strengthen the connection, and improve cooperation among Coast Guards in upholding regional maritime security and maritime safety.

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) District Eastern Visayas apprehended 16 fishermen onboard five motorbancas engaged in illegal fishing in the vicinity waters off Calbayog City on 08 November 2022.

The PCG team sighted the said motorbancas while conducting a seaborne patrol off Barangay Malajog, Calbayog City.

Coast Guard personnel inspected the five motorbancas and found that the fishermen used active gears and fine mesh nets.

The PCG team brought the fishermen and the confiscated illegal fishing paraphernalia to the Calbayog City Agriculture Office for the filing of appropriate charges.

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