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SC sets oral arguments on kalikasan writ on WPS
The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday set oral arguments on the petition of fishermen from Palawan and Zambales to compel the government to protect shoals and other land features in the West Philippine Sea where Chinese fishermen ...
- June 5, 2019
Phl fishing boat was rammed - Navy chief
What made a Chinese vessel come into contact with a Filipino fishing boat and cause it to sink at midnight on Sunday in Recto Bank was no accident but a deliberate maneuver to ram the smaller craft, Philippine Navy chief ...
- June 15, 2019
Former fisherman finds profit in whale-watching
Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan’s northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it. His company provides whale-watching trips, a growing ...
- July 10, 2019
Sea patrol nets 'trawl' fishers
Four fishermen were arrested for illegal fishing off the coasts of Baligiuan and Tago islands in Concepcion Town.
- March 23, 2016
Duterte's 'agreement' with China
Basking in the glory of his record-breaking high approval ratings in the latest opinion surveys, President Duterte began his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) by highlighting the minuscule 3 percent that disapprove ...
- July 28, 2019
Pinoys want China to pay for Phl boat sinking
The Philippine government should take action against the Chinese vessel that sank the boat of Filipino fishermen off the coast of Recto Bank, 34 percent of respondents said in a recent Pulse Asia survey. The latest Ulat ...
- July 27, 2019
Next month, May is Ocen Month. But we need not wait for it to press for increased protection of the country's seas, and specifically our coral reef system. we should sustain efforts in protecting our oceans and marine ...
- April 8, 2016
Piñol denies persuading PH fishermen to ‘change tune’ over vessel collision
Department of Agriculture secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol denied that the 22 Filipino fishermen were persuaded to change their story in relation to the Reed Bank incident. Piñol on Thursday called the allegations “unfair” ...
- June 22, 2019
Maricom seeks tie-up with Bantay Dagat vs illegal fishers
The Maritime Command (Maricom) in Region 6 has sought the help of the provincial Banta Dagat in running after illegal fishers. According to Maricom-6 director Police Colonel Policarpio Cayabyab Jr., one of their focus areas ...
- August 6, 2019
El Niño blamed for low fish catch
Fisherfolk in Negros Occidental were experiencing a decrease in catch. They were blaming the El Niño phenomenon. The extreme heat brought by El Niño has resulted in the 70-percent drop in their average catch, according ...
- April 23, 2016