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    • N. Mindanao town to develop whale shark viewing tours 

      Francisco, Mark (BusinessWorld, January 6, 2016, on page S1/3)
      The local government of Talisayan town in Misamis Oriental province is planning to organize whale shark sightseeing tours in an emerging dive spot off its coast. Talisayan Mayor Rommel C. Maslog said they are starting with ...
    • Name-calling mars sea dispute 

      Solmerin, Florante S. (Manila Standard, April 22, 2015, on page A3)
      The quarrel between the Philippines and China over the disputed territories in the South China Sea turned into a war of words on Tuesday, with the Philippines calling China “a big-time squatter” as a result of its reclamation ...
    • Nat'l Abalone Breeding Program to address in shortage in world market 

      Ison, Lilybeth G. (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 14, 2007, on page 2-6)
      Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap on Friday launched here a five-year program spearheaded by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Research (BFAR) to address ...
    • Nat'l fisheries output down slightly in 2017 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, February 11, 2018, on page B1)
      Total fisheries production went down by 1.04 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year's level, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported. PSA noted output reductions in commercial by 6.89 percent and municipal ...
    • National abalone breeding program to address shortage in world market 

      Ison, Lilybeth G. (Manila Bulletin, July 19, 2007, on page 14)
      Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap on Friday launched here a five-year program spearheaded by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Research (BFAR) to address the ...
    • National Museum exhibit dives deep into the Philippine Rise 

      Delos Reyes, Antonio (Malaya, January 18, 2019, on page B8)
      Images of the Philippine Rise Marine Resource Reserve, including the pristine Benham Bank, are the newest addition to the collection of the National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit called “The Journey Towards the ...
    • Natural resources not collateral for Phl loans, says Beijing 

      Diaz, Jess; Mateo, Janvic (The Philippine Star, March 11, 2018, on page 1-2)
      The Chinese government has denied a report that it would require the Philippines to use its natural resources as collateral for the loans that it will provide to the Duterte administration. During the press briefing, Geng ...
    • Nature's newsmakers 

      Garlitos, Rayund M. (Manila Bulletin, February 5, 2017, on page 14)
      In a country blessed with natural resources and prone to weather disturbances, such issues that would have mattered little in terms of entertainment would actually have an immense impact on the lives of so many people. The ...
    • Naval exercise in the South China Sea 

      (Malaya, October 11, 2018, on page B3)
      The United States has scheduled naval military exercises in the South China Sea in November, particularly in the disputed areas of the West Philippine Sea, and has invited the navies of its allied nations to participate. ...
    • Navoteño fisherfolk get new 'sakag' 

      David, Jun (Manila Standard, November 22, 2018, on page B4)
      Navoteño fisherfolks got an early Christmas gift from the Navotas City Government. Some 253 registered fisherfolks received 20 meters of 28- and 30-millimetre fine mesh nets which is commonly used in “sakag,” a sweeping ...
    • Navy beefing up Batanes forces: move comes amid frequent poaching in fish-rich area 

      Tuyay, Francisco (Manila Standard, June 26, 2015, on page A7)
      The Philippine Navy has deployed more troops in Batanes Island and peripheral waters in a move to ward off foreign poachers in the fish-rich area, Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jesus Millan said on Thursday. The number of personnel ...
    • Navy deploys warship to patrol Benham 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, March 25, 2017, on page 6)
      The Philippine Navy has deployed one of its three warships to Benham Rise. The BRP Ramon Alcaraz has started patrolling the 13-million-hectare undersea region and biodiversity hotspot east of Luzon, officials said yesterday. ...
    • Navy rescues 14 sea turtles in Palawan 

      Unite, Betheena Kae (Manila Bulletin, May 21, 2017, on page 15)
      Live marine turtles or “Pawikan” believed to be illegally caught were rescued by men from the Philippine Navy (PN) in Sitio Salingsingan, Barangay Mangsee, Balabac, Palawan, it was learned yesterday. The Naval Forces West ...
    • Navy to drive away Chinese survey ships off Benham Rise 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (BusinessMirror, March 10, 2017, on page A3)
      Lorenzana told reporters who attended the “Kapihan sa Kampo”, held at the Honor Hall of the National Defense College of the Philippines in Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Thursday, that Chinese ships have ...
    • Navy vows stricter campaign vs illegal fishing in Tañon Strait 

      Cordova, Calvin D. (Manila Bulletin, December 13, 2018, on page 9)
      The Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) vowed a stricter campaign against all forms of illegal and destructive fishing in Tañon Strait, the country’s largest marine protected area. In a joint maritime enforcement activity ...
    • Navy's warship to patrol Benham, says AFP chief 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, April 16, 2017, on page 9)
      The Navy's Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV) BRP Davao del Sur will be deployed to patrol Benham Rise once the vessel is delivered by the Indonesian defense contractor next month, Armed Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año said. The ...
    • NBI files complaints vs. Boracay resorts, Aklan officials 

      GMA News (The Daily Guardian, July 23, 2018, on page 2-5)
      The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed criminal complaints against six Boracay resort operators and developers and several town officials over environmental offenses including alleged encroachment on forest ...
    • NBI files raps vs Aklan mayor, others on Boracay 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, July 23, 2018, on page A6)
      The National Bureau of Investigation has filed criminal cases against Malay, Aklan Mayor Ceciro Cawaling and several local officials and corporations at the Department of Justice for their role in the deterioration of ...
    • NBI nabs giant pearl sellers 

      See, Aie Balagtas (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 15, 2017, on page A5)
      The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested 10 people allegedly engaged in illegal wildlife trade, recovering a trove of pearls and endangered giant clams that they were selling for a whopping P97 million. The ...
    • Nearly 200 whales stranded on New Zealand beach 

      Associated Press (AP) (The Philippine Star, February 14, 2015, on page A-22)
      Nearly 200 pilot whales stranded themselves on New Zealand's South Island yesterday, with hordes of rescuers rushing to the remote area in a bid to guide them back to sea. Two dozen of the 198 whales had already died despite ...