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BFAR to finish fisherfolk database
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) aims to complete this year a nationwide database for subsidy beneficiaries in the fisheries sector. BFAR Director Asis G. Perez said the database will be the basis for ...
- August 15, 2013
Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea
Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing on Tuesday as tensions resurface over sovereignty in the energy-rich waters. ...
- March 27, 2013
Fisherfolk aid ready - palace
Fisherfolks affected by the oil spill in Cavite late last week will be assisted by the government. BFAR (Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources) said they are already preparing fishing gears, fingerlings and other ...
- August 12, 2013
Locals, biologists face off over whale shark feeding
Tan-awan, in the southern Philippines island of Cebu, used to be a sleepy village that never saw tourists unless they were lost or in transit. Yet now they flock there by the hundreds - to swim with whale sharks, the world’s ...
- March 14, 2013
Fishing ground to open in newly declared sea territory
The government will open a new fishing ground for small fishermen east of the country that has been declared part of Philippine territory, an official said yesterday. Payao is a locally made fish-attracting device. Mr. ...
- May 30, 2013