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Congressman Jess Manalo in the Session Hall during the opening of the 16th Congress of the Philippines.

Representatives all: (L-R) Cong. Sony Collantes, Cong. Art Defensor, Cong. Jess Manalo and Cong. Rony Cosalan pose for a group photo before the opening of the 16th Congress.

ANGKLA meets with leaders of the Women in Maritime Group and the new IMO representative.

Cong. Manalo meets with Secretary Jun Abaya of DOTC to discuss state of the Philippine maritime industry.

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Who We Are

ANGKLA is an organization of seafarers, their families and concerned individuals who value the maritime sector. Its formation was prompted by the long yearning of the seafarers and the stakeholders of the industry for representation in government. The visionaries who formed A...

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Our 5-Point Agenda

  1. Protect seafarers' livelihood.
  2. Represent and protect the rights of Filipino seafarers.
  3. Enhance seafarers' global competitiveness.
  4. Heighten awareness on seafarers' contribution to the country.
  5. Spearhead seafarers' participation in government.

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