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    • Seafdec to host ADSEA '87 

      (The Manila Times, August 20, 1987, on page 7)
      The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec) celebrates its twentieth anniversary next month with a seminar-workshop for senior aquaculturists on Sept. 8-12 at the Amigo Terrace Hotel in Iloilo City.
    • ADSEA '87 

      (The Manila Times, September 10, 1987, on page 1)
      "Aquaculture Developments in Southeast Asia '87" opened Sept. 8 at the Amigo Terrace Hotel in Iloilo City.
    • Lack of funds hinders agricultural research 

      Basa, Ave (The Manila Times, September 17, 1987, on page 1)
      The country's agricultural research and extension program is being hampered by lack of funds, according to Agriculture Secretary Carlos Dominguez Jr. In a speech before participants to the seminar on aquaculture development ...
    • Prawn culture sparks renewed public interest 

      Technology Dispatch (The Manila Times, December 10, 1987, on page 9)
      The 60 peso/plate grilled sugpo that the Filipino gourmet smack his lips over in Manila may literally reflect the "phenomenal growth" of the Philippines' prawn industry, but prawn farmers themselves hedge against making ...
    • Prawn industry needs gov't support for survival 

      Ferriols, Des (The Manila Times, May 23, 1990, on page 11)
      The country's prawn industry has been showing signs of recovery from the impact of the glut in the Japanese market, but this may backfire if the government does not intervene to make the Black Tiger prawn competitive in ...
    • $3 B lost with destruction of mangrove areas 

      Philippine News and Features (PNF) (The Manila Times, September 13, 1993, on page A7)
      Vital mangrove areas in the Philippines have shrunk to less than one per cent of its area in 1920. The loss could be worth as much as $3 billion. The country was among 30 countries with the largest mangrove areas in the ...
    • BFAR bares bangus fry shortage 

      (The Manila Times, August 19, 1995, on page 17)
      The recent expansion of the country's bangus industry has resulted in tight supply of bangus fry, according to director Dennis B. Araullo, officer-in-charge of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). In a ...
    • SEAFDEC opens marine fish hatchery training 

      (The Manila Times, July 6, 1996, on page 15)
      The Marine Fish Hatchery Training Course opened last June 3 at the Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC/AQD), Tigbauan, Iloilo.
    • Tilapia holds promise for the future 

      (The Manila Times, July 27, 1996, on page 15)
      Reconciling population growth and food productivity has trumped the government for ages. Projections from the National Census and Statistics Office placed the country's population at 75.2 million by the year 2000. Each ...
    • Submerged woeful tales of Tubbataha 

      Prudente, Sam (The Manila Times, August 2, 1997, on page B17)
      Tubbataha comes from a combination of two Samal words, "taba" and "taha", meaning a long, or expansive, reef exposed by the low tide. Stretching over 10,000 hectares, the Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park is located 150 ...
    • World famous Iloilo kapis being revived 

      (The Manila Times, November 15, 1999, on page 5)
      The long-gone window pane oyster industry in this province is now being revived through the collaboration of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department (Seafdec-AQD) and the Panay Gulf Development ...
    • 11 dolphins beached in Dagupan 

      Cardinoza, Gabriel L. (The Manila Times, March 18, 2000, on page A5)
      Eleven spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris), ten of them with bullet wounds, ran aground at dawn Thursday on a sandy beach at a coastal village in Barangay Bonuan here. Four of them was already dead and four others had ...
    • Norwegian goods 

      (The Manila Times, March 21, 2000, on page 11B)
      "The first to beat the French," was how Norwegian chef Terje Ness referred to himself upon his arrival in Manila. And it's no idle boast either. The 32-years-old chef who is in town for Mandarin Oriental Manila's " Nowhere ...
    • Kapis conservation in Iloilo pushed 

      (The Manila Times, August 8, 2000, on page 3)
      Agriculture Undersecretary for Fisheries Cesar Drilon has enjoined Ilonggos to protect the kapis shells in their coastal waters. Drilon made the appeal during a recent dialogue with fisherfolk concerning the protection of ...
    • Text inquiry service for fish prices available 

      (The Manila Times, August 4, 2004, on page B6)
      Fish farmers can now get updates on the wholesale and retail prices of milkfish and tilapia for Metro Manila through their mobile phones. Such information can be made available by sending inquiries via text message to ...
    • Speaker backs shrimp study 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (The Manila Times, November 1, 2005, on page A6)
      House Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr. this weekend endorsed the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources' research on vannamei white shrimps being undertaken here. De Venecia said the research by the bureau's National Integrated ...
    • Containing the slick 

      (The Manila Times, September 4, 2006, on page A1)
      A flotilla of boats lays out booms in this section of Guimaras Island to keep the oil that has leaked from a sunken tanker from contaminating the beaches. In the town of Nueva Valencia food packages to be distributed to ...
    • Unscathed by oil spill 

      (The Manila Times, September 5, 2006, on page A1)
      A 30-kilo grouper ("garoupa" or "lapu-lapu" in Filipino) enjoys its sanctuary at the Marine Culture Park of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center in Nueva Valencia in a cove on the Western side of Guimaras Island.
    • Govt focuses on Guimaras rehab 

      Panay News (The Manila Times, April 10, 2007, on page A6)
      A substantial release of the P867-million supplemental budget is now awaited to give impetus to the long-term rehabilitation of the once oil spill-affected island province of Guimaras. Secretary Rafael Coscoluela, Presidential ...
    • Department for fisheries proposed at Congress 

      Apanay, Ira Karen (The Manila Times, December 20, 2007, on page A3)
      Six members of the House of Representatives are sponsoring a bill that will create a department that will be responsible for developing and securing the country's fishery and aquatic resources. Rogelio Amatorio, a fisherfolk ...