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Are we China's slaves? Filipino fishermen ask
A video report that showed Filipino fishermen watching helplessly as Chinese Coast Guard personnel seized part of their catch at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal should move the government to file a protest with Beijing or even ...
- June 9, 2018
Maritime expert: PH must stop China fishers from wrecking Panatag reefs
If the Philippine government does not stop Chinese clam harvesters from destroying the reefs at Panatag Shoal, China would reclaim land on what is left of the shoal and transform it into another artificial island, a maritime ...
- June 21, 2018
China claims reduce catch for Zambales fishers
During good weather, the shoreline of Calapandayan village in Subic town, Zambales province, bustles with fishermen fixing their boats. Some haul their boats to shore after spending a week or two out at sea, while others ...
- December 31, 2018
Fishers air support for Atimonan coal plant
A group of fishermen expressed support for what could be the third coal power plant in the province of Quezon which several groups decried as another assault on the environment. Greg de Gracia, chair of the group of fishermen ...
- July 12, 2018
Dead whale shark
The Carcass of a whale shark or 'Butanding' lies at the Navotas Fish Port on Friday where it was brought after it was found by fishermen. The Measure of 1 meter in width and 5 meters in length.
- August 18, 2018
Credit and extension unity needed for agriculture
At the May 17th Agriculture Credit Forum, agriculture extension was hardly mentioned. But if credit is made available with no financially viable projects coming from effective agriculture extension, the credit will never ...
- June 14, 2018
Sea turtle bought by tourists freed
A green sea turtle bought by Chinese tourists was rescued on Wednesday and set free on Thursday by employees of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza). Freeport workers saw the turtle being carried in a sack by resort ...
- June 26, 2018
Coast guard arrests 21 Filipino fishermen in Bohol
Twenty-one crew members of a fishing boat were arrested by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Tagbilaran for alleged illegal fishing in the municipal waters of Dauis in Bohol province on Wednesday night. Rejard Marfe, ...
- December 1, 2018
From predators to protectors of sea turtles
Under coconut trees swaying from the sea breeze, several fishermen would usually gather at a coastal village here on late afternoons to unwind from hard work with a gallon of “tuba” (coconut wine). As Filipino culture ...
- December 9, 2018
Lack of resolve
President Duterte has a standard response to critics who point out that despite the government’s deferential stance toward China, it has virtually taken over several reefs and islets within the Philippines’ exclusive ...
- May 10, 2018