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  • How's Boracay waste mgt, water quality 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI; PN (Panay News, March 25, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) instructed the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Region 6 to continue checking solid waste management in Boracay Island and the ...
  • China vs. Taiwan 

    Cruz, Elfren S. (The Philippine Star, February 14, 2021, on page 7)
    Last September, Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu warned that after China’s seizure of Hong Kong, Taiwan will be the next target as it looks for a “…scapegoat in facing its internal and external crisis.” Among the external ...
  • River rehab project displaces informal settlers 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, March 17, 2021, on page 9)
    A total of 18 informal settlers each received P10,000 financial assistance from the provincial government for their relocation. These informal settlers were affected by the ongoing P50-million Malandog River Rehabilitation ...
  • DA, DOTr, DOE partner to provide farmers, fishers reefer vans 

    GB; Department of Agriculture- Agriculture and Information Division (DA-AFID) (Panay News, March 16, 2021, on page 13)
    The departments of agriculture (DA), transportation (DOTr), and energy (DOE) are joining forces to provide farming and fishing communities access to refrigerated container vans or reefer vans that will benefit both producers ...
  • US warships in South China Sea as Beijing ups Taiwan pressure 

    Reuters (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 25, 2021, on page A7)
    A US aircraft carrier group led by USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote “freedom of the seas,” the American military said on Sunday, as Taiwan reported that another large flight of Chinese ...
  • PH protests Chinese ships in WPS 

    Aning, Jerome; Santos, Tina G.; Corrales, Nestor; Enano, Jhesset O.; Andrade, Jeannette I. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 22, 2021, on page A3)
    The Philippines has expressed concern that some 220 vessels, believed to be manned by Chinese maritime militia personnel, were spotted on March 7 in the disputed South China Sea, the latest example of tensions in the crucial ...
  • USA conducts 2021 Research Conference 

    PN (Panay News, March 24, 2021, on page 11)
    The University of San Agustin (USA) conducted a virtual press conference in celebration of its 68th anniversary as a University. The 2021 USA Research Press Conference kicked off around 10:00 am on March 2 followed by a ...
  • Carpio: Chinese ships in PH's reef could be a 'prelude' to occupation 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, March 25, 2021, on page 5)
    Former Supreme Court associate justice Antonio Carpio warned that the presence of Chinese vessels at Julian Felipe Reef should be a cause of concern as it may prelude to occupation and building of a naval base. The Chinese ...
  • PH military chief Chinese vessels' formation suspicious 

    Yap, DJ; Santos, Tina G.; Aurelio, Julie M.; Galvez, Daphne (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 25, 2021, on page A4)
    The Armed Forces chief, Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, on Wednesday said the military-style formation of about 200 Chinese vessels at a reef within the country’s 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea ...
  • Pilot whales refloat at stranding spot 

    BBC (Panay News, February 25, 2021, on page 9)
    Rescuers have successfully refloated 28 pilot whales on a notorious New Zealand beach where they had repeatedly beached themselves. The long-finned pilot whales were part of a pod of around 50 first found on Monday at ...
  • Australia, Japan, UK air concern over Chinese vessels 

    Lee-Brago, Pia; Romero, Paolo; Felipe, Cecille Suerte; Punay, Edu; Villanueva, Rhodina (The Philippine Star, March 25, 2021, on page 2)
    Australia, Japan and the United Kingdom have expressed concern over the presence of around 220 Chinese vessels on Julian Felipe Reef in the West Philippine Sea. “Japan strongly opposes any action that heightens tensions. ...
  • Sea turtles dot Boracay shores 

    PN (Panay News, January 22, 2021, on page 9)
    This island is not only the world’s best beach because of its white sandy beach and turquoise waters. It is also a nesting ground of sea turtles. At the start of the year, 196 sea turtle hatchlings were recorded in different ...
  • River dredging 'still a go' despite criticisms 

    Bañaga, Dominique Gabriel (Panay News, February 13, 2021, on page 1-14)
    The planned dredging of rivers in E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental is pushing through this month despite objections from local environmentalists. Mayor Marvin Malacon repudiated the claims of the Green Alert Environmental ...
  • 200 mangrove propagules planted in Nueva Valencia 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, February 23, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Some 200 mangrove propagules were planted along the coast of Barangay La Paz here on Feb. 20 by personnel of the municipal government and police station. Mangrove planting is a quarterly activity of the local government. ...
  • BFAR moves to curb prices of galunggong 

    (Manila Standard, March 12, 2021, on page A2)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources is looking at the scales to lower prices of Blue Mackerel Scad or Shortfin Scad or galunggong, dubbed as the “poor man’s fish,” which have risen to as high as P240 per kilogram. ...
  • Australia weights in on Chinese boats' intrusion 

    Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, March 25, 2021, on page A1-A2)
    Australia on Wednesday joined the United States and Japan in expressing concern over Chinese incursions in the West Philippine Sea after Manila protested the presence of more than 200 Chinese vessels moored near the Julian ...
  • Las Piñas-Zapote River Drive to ease traffic, flooding in south of Metro Manila 

    (The Philippine Star, February 15, 2021, on page 2)
    With the completion of the 25-kilometer Las Piñas-Zapote River Drive, Sen. Cynthia Villar is expecting a significant reduction in the volume of vehicles plying Alabang-Zapote road, a major thoroughfare in the South. Metro ...
  • Buy food assistance from farmers, fisherfolk, gov't urged 

    GMA News (Panay News, March 30, 2021, on page 13)
    Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Monday proposed that the national government should buy the food assistance it will provide to those affected by stricter coronavirus disease 2019 protocols from local farmers and fisherfolk at ...
  • Capitol plants more mangrove propagules in Banate 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, March 26, 2021, on page 4)
    In celebration of World Water Day on March 22, the provincial capitol recently planted about 500 mangrove propagules of the bungalon species along the shoreline of Barangay Alacaygan in Banate town. “We must continue with ...
  • Chinese militia boats in West PH Sea 

    (Panay News, March 26, 2021, on page 9)
    While the world is busy battling COVID-19, China is unabated in its militarization and expansionism in the West Philippine Sea. There are 220 Chinese militia boats moored at the Julian Felipe Reef (Union Reef) in the West ...

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