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Scientist upbeat on PH fisheries prospects
A large potential, yet with a relatively small economic footprint – that is how scientists described the blue economy yesterday during the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology ...
- July 14, 2017
Giant Lapu-Lapu spawners freed into Sarangani Bay
Sarangani Bay is now the home of five king grouper spawners donated by Finfish Hatcheries Inc., the largest commercial fishing hatchery in the Philippines.
- July 28, 2017
Benham Rise renamed PH Rise
President Duterte signed Executive Order 25 last May 16 renaming Benham Rise to Philippine Rise. The EO states that the 24-million hectare continental shelf located well within the country’s exclusive economic zone is ...
- May 23, 2017
Top performer fisheries play second fiddle
Vietnam is looking forward to earning $12 billion from fisheries by 2020 while the Philippines currently earns just $500 million. “Something is wrong,” said marine scientist Rafael Guerrero at a regional scientific conference ...
- May 25, 2017
Record growth for agri in Q2
Agriculture is expected to post another record growth in the second quarter of the year due to the introduction of new markets as well as the upward trend in the world prices of prime agricultural products. “The performance ...
- May 29, 2017
Justice Carpio wants to speak to the Chinese through his eBook
Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio's hope springs eternal. At the launch of his eBook, “The South China Sea Dispute: Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea,” Carpio said the reason why ...
- May 8, 2017
DFA: no Asean member pushed China issue
None of the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) “strongly pushed” for the inclusion of the issue of China’s massive reclamation and militarization activities in the South China during the recently ...
- May 3, 2017
China installs rocket launchers on disputed reef
China has installed rocket launchers on a disputed reef in the South China Sea to ward off Vietnamese military combat divers, according to state-run Defense Times newspaper, offering new details on China’s ongoing military ...
- May 18, 2017
China, Vietnam agree to keep South China Sea tensions in check
China and Vietnam will manage and properly control their maritime disputes, avoiding actions to complicate or widen them, so as to maintain peace in the South China Sea, the two nations said in a joint communique China ...
- May 16, 2017
Regulation on tuna fishing burdensome
While fishing is one of the major industries in the Philippines’ agriculture, fisheries, and forestry sector, its contribution to the economy is still minimal—only 1.7 percent of the gross domestic product. The study ...
- May 8, 2017