Aquatic News Index (ANI) contains aquatic science-related newspaper articles appearing in various Philippine newspapers available at the Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEADEC/AQD) Library. Indexing begins in 1974 to the present. ANI is maintained by SEAFDEC/AQD Library staff.

Entries are grouped according to the newspaper source. To ensure the accuracy and consistency of the index entries, subject descriptors were assigned using the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Thesaurus, while the geographic names were assigned using the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN).

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  • Lawmaker calls for P7B in fuel subsidies for PUV drivers, fisherfolk, farmers 

    (DailyGuardian, August 2, 2023, on page 2)
    The national government should bump up to P7 billion the direct fuel subsidies meant to cushion public transport drivers, fisherfolk and farmers from elevated petroleum prices, House of Representatives Minority Leader and ...
  • Amid reclamation controversy: P1.4B allotted to sustain Manila Bay rehab 

    (DailyGuardian, August 14, 2023, on page 2)
    Amid the controversy over massive reclamation projects, the Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR) is getting another P1.4 billion in new appropriations to sustain the cleanup and rehabilitation of Manila ...
  • PCG tows beached landing craft in Coron 

    Sadongdong, Martin (Manila Bulletin, September 16, 2023, on page 10)
    A landing craft tank that ran aground off Coron Island in Palawan on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 14, was finally towed by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). LCT Lady Alina was maneuvered away from the shallow waters and ...
  • AFP: Chinese 'fishermen' used vs PH in two ways 

    Mangosing, Frances; Lazaro, Jacob (Panay News, September 16, 2023, on page 9-15)
    When they are not directly supporting the China Coast Guard (CCG) in blocking supplies to a key Philippine outpost in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), the Chinese maritime militia (CMM) posing as fishermen are harming the ...
  • South China Sea issue should be resolved within region: Malaysian PM 

    (Manila Bulletin, September 25, 2023, on page 4)
    Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has called for the South China Sea issue to be resolved within the region. Anwar made the remarks in response to a question on the role of the United States in the South China Sea ...

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