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    Sulpicio Lines (Philippine Span Asia Carrier) and MV Princess of the Stars

    Time flies when you're having fun but did you know that the 3rd year anniversary of the sinking of the MV Princess of the Stars falls on this day? What happened during the span of 3 years?

    well, a couple of hundred people died on the tragedy, only a few survivors, not even the captain of the ill-fated ship.

    case of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide filed against Sulpicio Lines by relatives of the victims still pending and unresolved (note, even cases of MV Doña Paz, about 20 years ago pending still at the Supreme Court)

    Sulpicio Lines, last year, changed it's corporate name to Philippine Span Asia Corporation

    Philippine Span Asia Carrier now reportedly handles freight and cargo only, no information yet on passenger ships, trip schedules, ferry fares, telephone contact numbers, even the official website.

    so much for Suspicious Lines :(


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