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  • 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 ...
  • Illegal fishers use 'spotters' to elude arrest - Banias 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, August 27, 2018, on page 2-14)
    Illegal fishers have found a way to avoid arrest. They use “spotters”, according to Provincial Administrator Raul Banias. These spotters monitor the Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force’s movements. Through mobile phone text ...
  • Global discourse on Blue Carbon solutions in East Asian Seas Congress in Iloilo City 

    (Panay News, November 16, 2018, on page 10)
    Beyond the wide array of marine biodiversity and ecosystems, the East Asian region hosts the world’s largest coastal carbon stocks, which play a vital role in the global carbon cycle. Endowed with four million hectares of ...
  • PCAARRD’s Mussel Industry Strategic S&T Program 

    Yap, Julio Jr (Panay News, October 29, 2018, on page 12-14)
    The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) has expressed its commitment to assist in increasing the competitiveness ...
  • Palau to ban sunscreen as it tries to save its coral reefs 

    Associated Press (AP) (Panay News, November 3, 2018, on page 13)
    In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed ...
  • Reef buds attract more fish species to Boracay 

    Aguirre, J. N. (Panay News, February 19, 2013, on page 2)
    Various species of fish are now attracted to Boracay Island's water becuase of the reef bud technology originally developed by Austrian geoscientist Harald Kremnitz. Kremnitz entrusted the technology to his long time ...
  • Rare shark visit Iloilo town 

    Bagarinao, Tu (Panay News, November 14, 2004, on page 1-16)
    A rare female megamouth shark got stranded on the beach of Brgy. Namocon here. The 504-centimeter long, one-ton shark was the third recorded in the Philippines and only the 24th specimen recorded from around the world, ...
  • 'Yolanda' damage could have been less extensive - DA 

    Sorsano, Freda Mae (Panay News, April 4, 2014, on page 2)
    The damage left by super typhoon "Yolanda" could have been less extensive had there been more effort to make the country better prepared to cope with climate change, said Regional Director Larry Nacionales of the Department ...
  • Beach forest launched 

    Sologastoa, Glenda (Panay News, April 7, 2014, on page 2-32)
    The town of Tigbauan has been chosen as pilot area of the provincial government's beach forest program. The project aims to restore mangrove areas to migrate the adverse effects of climate change. The project covers 10 ...
  • TV white space connects Bohol fisherfolk to the Net 

    Rappler (Panay News, April 8, 2014, on page B5)
    On April 4, government officials and partners from the private sector formally turned over TV White Space technology to Talibon and five other seaside towns in Bohol. Other than enabling locals to use social media or search ...
  • Guimaras oil spill victims demand P1.8M 

    Sologastoa, Glenda (Panay News, April 1, 2014, on page 1-14)
    Fisherfolk here affected by the oil spill were demanding a total of P1.8 million from Seen Sam Shipping, Inc., owner of the sunken M/V Sportivo. The claimants were from barangays Sawang, Dagsaan, Zaldivar, Magsaysay, Santo ...
  • Bataan red tide alert still up 

    Cervantes, Ding (Panay News, April 3, 2014, on page 7)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday said the red tide plague that hit coastal areas in Bataan last year has remained. In an updated advisory, the BFAR urged the public to refrain from gathering ...
  • 27 train on coral restoration 

    Gadian, Margie (Panay News, February 26, 2013, on page 6)
    Twenty seven participants have graduated from the recently concluded training on underwater search and rescue and coral restoration in Nogas Island, Anini-y town. They were mostly form the Philippine Army. Experts from the ...
  • WV fishing industry gets major infra boost 

    PN (Panay News, April 10, 2014, on page 1-14)
    A s part of its nationwide infrastructure improvement program, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has made significant investments in Western Visayas during the past three years. With its robust ...
  • 'Psalm Negligent': Oil-spill hit residents file P225-M lawsuit 

    PN (Panay News, April 9, 2014, on page 1-14)
    Accusing the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) of being negligent, irresponsible and inefficient, victims of the oil spill in northern Iloilo demanded that the state-owned corporation pay them ...
  • Fishermen in 2 island brgys receive over 700 boats 

    Garcia, E. C. (Panay News, April 2, 2014, on page 3)
    Around 700 fishermen from the island barangays of Macatunao and Tambaliza in Concepcion town received brand new, motorized fishing boats donated by civic group. Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. personally graced the two separate ...
  • Primavera conferred honorary doctorate by Stockholm University 

    PN (Panay News, November 4, 2004, on page 2)
    In ceremonies held at the historic Stockholm City Hall where the prestigious Nobel Prizes are awarded, Dr. Jurgenne H. Primavera, senior researcher of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department ...
  • Seafdec celebrates 31st anniversary 

    PN (Panay News, July 11, 2004, on page 4)
    Tigbauan, Iloilo - The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec) Aquaculture Department (AQD) celebrated its 31st-anniversary last Friday. Among the activities held at the Tigbauan Main Station in Brgy, Buyuan ...
  • No total ban on ‘paraw’ in Boracay, says DENR 

    PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA); Aklan Forum Journal (Panay News, October 21, 2018, on page 2-14)
    Island hopping and sailboat (paraw) activities in this world-famous island will not be totally banned, according to the Environment department. They will only be suspended for up to two weeks after the holiday island reopens ...
  • Bracelets mulled as 'tourist ID' in Boracay 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, October 5, 2018, on page 13)
    Should the government require tourists to have “access bracelets” before visiting Boracay Island? There is such proposal, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government. If it pushes through, it will be ...

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