Update 2017-12-21: According to current reports, multiple people drowned in the ferry disaster on the east coast of the Philippines. According to the authorities, rescue teams were looking for missing persons in waters near the town of Dinahican, about 74 kilometers east of the capital, Manila. 199 of the 251 people aboard the sunken ship were rescued.
2017-12-21: A ferry with over 250 people on board capsized off the coast of Real, east of Manila, on Thursday (21 December). There are reports about casualties. The ship was on the way to Polillo Island.