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    • W. Visayas to lose third of tourism receipts due to Boracay closure 

      (Panay News, April 12, 2018, on page B1)
      Western Visayas stands to lose one-third of its biggest tourism contributor once the temporary closure of the island of Boracay takes effect this April 26. Data from the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 showed that in ...
    • W. Visayas waters free from red tide 

      Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, April 11, 2017, on page 3)
      Kalibo, Aklan – Coastal waters in Western Visayas are now free from toxic red tides. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) lifted the ban on coastal waters of Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo. Fish, squids, ...
    • Waiting for UN ruling, PH fishers turn jittery 

      Macatuno, Allan (Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 30, 2016, on page A11)
      The long wait for a United Nations tribunal ruling on the maritime row between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea has made local fishermen jittery. The fishermen, who were driven away by Chinese coast ...
    • Wannabe Americans want us to declare war vs China 

      Tiglao, Getsy (Manila Bulletin, May 30, 2018, on page 12)
      Attention, warmongers: Paracel Islands is not Philippine territory and we have never claimed it. This group of islands and reefs is nearer to China and Vietnam, and they are the two countries that have claims to the Paracels, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wanted: LGUs with "Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan" 

      (Panay News, August 18, 2017, on page 4-17)
      Coastal local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas are being urged to join the search for “Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan” (MMK) of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). Specifically, it aims to ...
    • Wanted: ‘Boracay czar’: Who’s on top of everything? 

      Golez, Prince (Panay News, June 25, 2018, on page 1-14)
      Malacañang has been urged to appoint a “Boracay czar” to oversee the world-famous island’s rehabilitation. The recent June 20 Senate hearing on Boracay’s six-month closure uncovered “misunderstandings” between government ...
    • War games roil South China Sea 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 14, 2018, on page A14)
      Chinese President Xi Jinping made a surprise visit to observe naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea while Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen watched naval drills simulating an attack on the island on Friday. The ...
    • War games set amid sea row 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, April 8, 2015, on page D11)
      The United States and the Philippines will double the size of their annual war games this month, with some exercises to be staged close to a South China Sea flashpoint. The 10-day exercises between the long-time allies ...
    • 'War remark' on PH Rise not for China - Palace 

      (Panay News, March 3, 2018, on page 9-14)
      “China has already recognized that we have sovereign rights over the area,” Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque. Duterte on Wednesday said countries seeking to conduct experiments and research as well as fishing in Philippine ...
    • Warm oceans cause concern of coral bleaching 

      Associated Press (AP) (Manila Bulletin, August 27, 2015, on page B-8)
      Abnormally warm ocean temperatures are creating conditions that threaten to kill coral across the equatorial Pacific, North Pacific and western Atlantic Oceans, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ...
    • Warm seas are killing reefs 

      Innis, Michelle (Manila Bulletin, April 18, 2016, on page 1-4)
      Kim Cobb, a marine scientist st the Georgia Institute of Technology, expected the coral to be damaged when she plunged into the deep blue waters off Kiritimati Island, a remote atoll near the center of the Pacific Ocean. ...
    • Warmer oceans causing commercial fish shortage 

      Xinhua News Agency (The Manila Times, January 11, 2018, on page B5)
      Climate change is driving a collapse of the marine food chain, an Australian study published by the University of Adelaide on Wednesday has found. The study found that rising ocean temperatures was reducing the flow of ...
    • Warming oceans are 'sick,' global scientists warn 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, September 15, 2016, on page B-8)
      Honolulu – Global warming is making the oceans sicker than ever before, spreading disease among animals and humans and threatening food security across the planet, a major scientific report said on Monday. The study ...
    • Warming oceans are 'sick,' global scientists warn 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Bulletin, September 15, 2016, on page B-8)
      Global warming is making the oceans sicker than ever before, spreading disease among animals and humans and threatening food security across the planet, a major scientific report said on Monday. The study included every ...
    • Warship sail-by could hurt trade talks- Chinese paper 

      Reuters (The Philippine Star, September 8, 2018, on page 15)
      Britain could have hurt its chances of sealing a post- Brexit free trade deal with China, a major Chinese state-run newspaper warned yesterday after a Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands in the South China Sea claimed ...
    • Was 6-month Boracay closure worth it? Stakeholders weigh in 

      Rendon, Jennifer; Romero, Alexis; Ramirez, Robertzon; Sy, Marvin (The Philippine Star, October 28, 2018, on page 1-9)
      Despite financial losses and other difficulties, most if not all of the stakeholders said the six-month closure of Boracay Island was worth it. Aklan Gov. Florencio Miraflores said the past six months had been a difficult ...
    • Washington forcing Beijing to accelerate South China Sea deployments, says China's top paper 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, January 23, 2018, on page S1/10)
      China’s top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last week’s freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the ...
    • ‘Waste of time’: Algae cleanup in Boracay offers brief relief, scientist says 

      Cordero, Ian Paul (Panay News, April 29, 2018, on page 1-14)
      The daily removal of unwelcome green algae carpeting Boracay’s shores won’t do it, according to a marine biology expert at the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV). “It is a waste of time. If the cause of water ...
    • Waste still being dumped in Boracay water- Año 

      CNN Philippines; PN (Panay News, August 13, 2018, on page 10)
      Some establishments in this island resort still illegally discharge waste into the sea, according to Interior department officer-in-charge Eduardo Año. Año said there are “indicators” that wastes are still being dumped in ...