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PH fishers narrate Chinese hostility
A group of fishermen, who returned home to the fishing village of Cato in Infanta town on Monday, told village officials that they were struck with bottles hurled by Chinese coast guards who had chased them away from the ...
- March 22, 2016
Full impact of drought seen to spare Central Luzon
In Pangasinan province, extreme heat has killed beds of mussels at the bottom of the Kakiputan Channel separating Bolinao town and the island town of Anda. But Westly Rosario, chief of the National Integrated Fisheries ...
- March 5, 2016
Why do they go to Panatag? Pangasinan fishermen show their marine bounty
The shoal’s 150-square-kilometer lagoon, as well as the waters surrounding this disputed set of sea rocks, is home to high-value fish species, such as tanigue (narrow-barred Spanish mackerel), lapu-lapu (grouper) and ...
- October 31, 2016
Panatag still no-fish zone
Chinese Coast Guard vessels drove Filipino fishermen from the disputed Scarborough Shoal last week in defiance of a UN-backed court’s ruling and just days before President Duterte’s fence-mending visit to China. “What ...
- October 12, 2016
Filipino fishers back from Panatag Shoal with big catch
After being chased away by a Chinese Coast Guard vessel from the Scarborough Shoal days earlier, fisherman Gil Bauya and his crew of eight were sailing home when they passed a fishing boat anchored off the rich fishing ...
- October 30, 2016
What exactly did we win? ask fishermen
Like most fishermen in the seaside village of Cato here, Joseph Daroca was not aware that the Philippines had filed a case against China over the maritime dispute in the West Philippine Sea. When told that the UN-backed ...
- July 14, 2016
'Gloria' invasion hurting milkfish growers
A species of tilapia named after former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for being a smaller version of the ordinary tilapia is invading fishponds in Pangasinan province, prompting bangus (milkfish) growers to complain ...
- April 29, 2016
Pangasinan festival finds heaviest ‘bangus’
This year’s heaviest bangus (milkfish) weighing 5.6 kilograms, almost 20 times heavier than the average adult-sized fish, won for its owner P15,000 during the bangus rodeo of this year’s Bangus Festival. Bangus grower Alfie ...
- April 25, 2016
Fishers to bets: don’t forget us
Fishermen on Wednesday staged a rally here to press presidential candidates to include their sector in their governance plans, four days ahead of the third and last presidential debate that would be held at the University ...
- April 23, 2016
Fisheries breakthrough: breeding 'maya-maya'
Aquaculture experts here announced on Friday the successful breeding in captivity of the high-value fish maya-maya (red snapper).
- June 25, 2016