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  • Fishery scientists want to help pluck coastal families from sea of poverty 

    (The Visayas Examiner, February 6, 2004, on page 12-11)
    Felix Ayson and Susana Siar, scientists at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), in Tigbauan, won by competing with groups that came up with more than 1,000 entries in the recently concluded First ...
  • Want to know about shrimp, tilapia, bangus? Here is Aquatext 

    (The Visayas Examiner, July 10, 2004, on page 2)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Aquaculture Department has recently launched its Text Info project where information of almost all aquaculture species raised are available through mobile phones. Through text of Shor Messaging ...
  • SEAFDEC inks agreement with Cavite university for fish health training 

    (The Visayas Examiner, February 27, 2004, on page 5)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) signed a memorandum of agreement with the Cavite State University - Naic Campus (CVSU-NC) to train the CVSU-NC is now ongoing. Weeny ...
  • Aquaculture info thru SMS 

    Yap, W. G. (The Visayas Examiner, August 6, 2004, on page 8)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center recently launched its Aquatext, a dedicated Short Messaging System (SMS), or popularly known as text, through the Access Number: 700AQD (700273). The service is now available ...
  • Seafdec researcher is top young marine scientist 

    (The Visayas Examiner, July 24, 2004, on page 2)
    SEAFDEC AQD scientist Wenresti Gallardo Ph. D., 40, was recipients of the 2004 Young Scinetist Award for Marine Science by the National Academy of Science and Technology. Dr. Gallardo is extremely pleased about his nomination ...
  • Our President may need more help 

    Del Rosario, Albert (Manila Standard, June 9, 2018, on page A2)
    There appears to be an urgent need for our President to require a fuller briefing from his people as shown, for instance, by his reactions to developments in the South China Sea and, in particular, the West Philippine Sea. ...
  • DA rolls out suggested prices for agri products 

    Gomez, Eireene Jairee; Cueto, Earl A. (The Manila Times, June 26, 2018, on page A1-A2)
    The Department of Agriculture imposed on Monday suggested retail prices (SRP) for selected agricultural products being sold in Metro Manila. Among items subjected to the SRP, the scheme is regular-milled rice, which suggested ...
  • Sustained effort to attain food sufficiency 

    (Panay News, December 15, 2018, on page 8)
    While we cannot compete with other better-endowed lands in Southeast Asia like Thailand and Vietnam, we should at least aim to drop the reputation of being the top rice importer. We should involve the farmers in buffer ...
  • Strong case seen vs Chinese, Taiwanese fish farm bosses 

    Gabieta, Joey A. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 3, 2018, on page A9)
    A social welfare officer here said the two Chinese nationals and a Taiwanese, who owned a fish farm where human trafficking victims were rescued in a recent raid, were not off the hook as evidence against the foreigners ...
  • Legal action poised vs oil spill perpetrator, contractor 

    Yap, Tara (Manila Bulletin, April 25, 2014, on page 21)
    The Iloilo provincial government is a step closer to filing criminal and civil charges against those responsible for the oil spill that affected the town of Estancia town, in northern Iloilo. The Iloilo Provincial Board ...
  • BFAR calls for additional bangus investments 

    Macob, Johanne Margarette R. (Manila Standard, April 25, 2014, on page B6)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources is pushing for more investments in the bangus (milkfish) industry. “We have to develop and entice more investors to put their money in breeding and hatchery,” said BFAR Region ...
  • Red tide toxin no more 

    Inigo, Liezle Basa; Lazaro, Freddie (Manila Bulletin, April 17, 2014, on page 6)
    Oyster and shellfish operators on the western part of Pangasinan may now enjoy more sales this Holy Week after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources declared that Pangasinan waters are now free from toxic red tide. ...
  • What Dagupan Is Doing To Avoid Fish Kill 

    Iñigo, Liezle B. (Manila Bulletin, April 16, 2014, on page 13)
    The City Agriculture Office has coordinated with 900 fishponds operators in this city to monitor the behavior of "bangus" or milkfish in a bid to abate the occurrence of a fish kill as a result of the erratic weather ...
  • Central Visayas mangrove rehab prioritize 

    Indino, Phoebe Jen (Manila Bulletin, April 21, 2014, on page 17)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR) is set to allocate some ₱35.4 million to help in rehabilitation and recovery efforts in disaster-stricken areas in Central Visayas. DENR 7 ...
  • Pompeo, Locsin discuss sea row 

    Yap, DJ (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 27, 2018, on page A7)
    US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, called newly appointed Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on the phone on Friday (Manila time) and discussed the tension in the South China Sea, among other issues. Pompeo spoke with ...
  • DENR to plant more mangroves, Pili in Bicol 

    Luces, Niño N. (Manila Bulletin, April 22, 2014, on page 14)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Bicol revealed yesterday that almost 46 percent of its targeted reforestation are in Region 5, under the National Greening Program (NGP), has been completed. ...
  • Marine product exports still reeling from 'Yolanda' 

    Mateo, Wenceslao Jr. (The Daily Guardian, April 21, 2014, on page 1-2)
    Marine product exports from northern Iloilo remain tepid five months after Typhoon Yolanda despite assurances from the local and national governments that rehabilitation efforts are in effect. The 2014 first quarter report ...
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week 

    Aspiras, Reggie (Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 17, 2014, on page C3)
    During Lent, we are challenged to become more creative in how we prepare seafood. I asked Chingling Tanco and Enrique Valles of Mida Food Corp. (MFC) to share their recipes. For 16 years, MFC has been the distributor of ...
  • Farmers, fisherfolk to get subsidies for SSS contributions 

    (The Philippine Star, April 21, 2014, on page A-29)
    Farmers' monthly contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) as self-employed members will be fully subsidized by the Department of Agriculture (DA). Apart from farmers, fisherfolk will also be added to the list of ...
  • Asean to skirt mention of South China Sea ruling 

    Reuters (Malaya, September 7, 2016, on page B5-B6)
    Southeast Asian leaders are set to avoid references to a recent arbitration ruling that undermined China's claims to the South China Sea, after omitting it from a joint statement at a summit this week over which Beijing's ...

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