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Agriculture growth picks up to 6% in Q2
Agriculture sector growth accelerated in the second quarter as favorable weather boosted harvests, the government reported on Tuesday. The 6.18 percent expansion for April-June is an improvement from the 4.9 percent recorded ...
- August 14, 2017
China tells PH, Asean to stand up vs West
The Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries as well as China should stand together and reject “non-regional forces” that don’t want stability in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Chinese Foreign Minister ...
- July 26, 2017
Visayas provinces ink deal to preserve seas
Provinces bordering bodies of water in the Visayas region recently signed a Covenant of Commitment and Cooperation for the conservation, protection, and restoration of the Visayan Sea during the 9th Visayan Sea Summit at ...
- July 28, 2017
‘China still willing to go to war over West PH Sea’
Retired general Victor Corpus said the arbitral ruling was significant because it provided the Philippines basis for its claim on the West Philippines Sea (WPS), it is best if the government will pursue a win-win solution. ...
- July 12, 2017
Program to boost interest for agri-aqua courses
A partnership between the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DoST-PCAARRD) and the academe is expected to boost interest ...
- July 7, 2017
Oil can cause risky behavior in reef fish
Coral reef fish are more likely to engage in risky behavior and be unable to identify predators if they swim in waters contaminated with petroleum-based oil, researchers said. Concentrations equivalent to only “a couple ...
- July 20, 2017
Tawi-Tawi seaweed farmers continue to struggle
But while the province of Tawi-Tawi boasts of being a major producer of seaweeds today, the farmers of the commodity, Maria included, have continued to be at the mercy not only of nature but of traders, as well.
- July 14, 2017
‘Pag-asa Island is ours’
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday issued a strong statement dismissing the claim of Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua that the Philippines’ planned improvement works at Pag-asa Island would be illegal. “Pag-asa ...
- May 3, 2017
It’s official: Duterte renames Benham Rise to ‘PH Rise’
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order officially changing the name of Benham Rise, an undersea region that is part of Philippine territory, to “Philippine Rise,” months after reports of Chinese activity ...
- May 23, 2017
US warship sails near South China Sea reef
China on Thursday accused the US of trespassing after an American warship sailed near a reef claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, the first such operation by President Donald Trump’s administration in the disputed ...
- May 26, 2017