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  • Port boosts Pangasinan fishing sector 

    Baldovino, Roman (Manila Standard, June 10, 2013, on page A8)
    Pangasinan 4th District Rep. Gina de Venecia said a fish port in Dagupan will be realized soon after House Bill 4445 mandating its establishment was approved without amendment by the Senate last Thursday. "For many decades, ...
  • Airlines curbing shark fin transport 

    Bloomberg (Manila Standard, June 25, 2013, on page B4)
    Shark fins' ride in plane bellies is beginning to end. Last week, Korean Air Lines C. said since March it had stopped moving the delicacy used in soups. The Seoul-based company joined Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. in saying ...
  • Fishermen demand probe of Acosta 

    Araneta, Sandy (Manila Standard, August 9, 2016, on page A6)
    The fisherman’s Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) demanded the investigation of Laguna Lake Development Authority General Manager Nereus Acosta over the proliferation of fish pens and ...
  • PH lags behind in race to grab reefs 

    Morella, Cecil (Manila Standard, May 14, 2015, on page A2)
    Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang looks worried as he surveys the rusted cranes and eroded runway on the tiny island of Thitu, now on the front line of a rapidly intensifying construction war in the South ...
  • Philippines resumes fish supply to European Union 

    Araneta, Macon R. (Manila Standard, May 2, 2015, on page A6)
    Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food chairperson Cynthia Villar said this is a welcome development because it would ensure the sustainability of the income of our fishermen. The yellow tag was imposed in June last year ...
  • PH urges more focus on Spratlys 

    Barcelo, Vito (Manila Standard, May 15, 2015, on page A3)
    The Philippine government called on the US government to urgently give more focus to recent developments in the South China Sea and provide substance to its Asia re-balance policy. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del ...
  • 3 E. Visayas bays positive for red tide 

    Caspe, Mel (Manila Standard, November 13, 2015, on page A7)
    Three bays in Eastern Visayas remain positive for paralytic shellfish poisoning, popularly known as red tide. Latest laboratory reports of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources dated Nov. 12, 2015 revealed that ...
  • Fisheries bureau recognizes Pangasinan coastal program 

    See, Dexter A. (Manila Standard, November 11, 2015, on page A7)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Central Office has given the province of Pangasinan a national award dubbed Gawad Pasasalamat sa mga Kabalikat sa Pangisdaan 2015 for its significant contribution to fishery ...
  • Rare meet for PH, China leaders 

    Barcelo, Vito (Manila Standard, November 13, 2015, on page A5)
    President Benigno Aquino III and Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose countries are embroiled in a territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea, will be seated together during the gathering of world ...
  • Seafdec dept head reappointed 

    (Manila Standard, June 9, 2002, on page 1)
    Upon the government's endorsement, through President Arroyo, the chief of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department has been reappointed for an unprecedented four term. Dr. Rolando Platon was ...
  • Climate change affects whales 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, December 3, 2015, on page B7)
    The sight of thousands of whales surfacing, jumping and playing off the coast of South America as they migrate toward their breeding grounds is one of nature’s most majestic displays. But global warming is killing off their ...
  • The things that count 

    (Manila Standard, March 21, 2005, on page B4)
    Bonifacio Comandante (what a symbolic name) may not grab as many headlines as the Abu Sayyaf or prized boxer of 18 years certainly deserves the gratitude of Filipinos. Comandante's victory remind us of another admirable ...
  • Mangudadatu eyes Dept. of Fishing, Aquaculture 

    Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, March 26, 2019, on page A5)
    Maguindanao's second district congressman, now senatorial aspirant Zajid Mangudadatu is eyeing a separate department that will focus on the development of the fishing and aquaculture industry to address the plight of the ...
  • Herbalife Nutrition PH joins Manila Bay Cleanup Drive 

    (Manila Standard, March 6, 2019, on page A6)
    Herbalife Nutrition Philippines officials, employees, and distributors recently took part in the Manila Bay Cleanup Drive, an initiative in line with the nutrition company’s corporate philosophy and sincere objective of ...
  • Enrile favors negotiation on disputed West PH Sea 

    (Manila Standard, March 23, 2019, on page A5)
    With former Philippines government officials lodging a complaint in the International Criminal Court against Chinese President Xi Jinping for activities in the disputed South China Sea, former Senate President Juan Ponce ...
  • Enrile raises concerns of Bicol fish sector 

    (Manila Standard, April 5, 2019, on page B4)
    Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, now seeking his fifth term in the Senate under the Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino party, ended his three-day sortie in Bicol for the May 13 elections on a high note. Enrile met with ...
  • Senate adopts 'sagip saka' measure 

    Cruz, Maricel V. (Manila Standard, March 3, 2019, on page A3)
    The House of Representatives led by Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has expressed optimism that the proposed “Sagip Saka Act” will soon get enacted. This came after the Senate adopted House Bill HB 8857 which institutes ...
  • 'Villagers can help revive Manila Bay' 

    (Manila Standard, March 25, 2019, on page A3)
    Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is counting on barangay leaders to do their share in the Manila Bay rehabilitation by cleaning up the esteros, rivers, and tributaries that flow into the polluted bay. “It is the barangay ...
  • The plastics in our ocean 

    (Manila Standard, March 26, 2019, on page C1)
    On March 15, a dead whale washed ashore on the beaches of Compostela Valley. An examination on the carcass revealed the cause of death were “starvation and dehydration” after it was found that it ingested 40 kilograms of ...
  • Stop throwing trash in creeks, DENR urges residents 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, April 2, 2019, on page A6)
    Residents along major waterways in the metropolis have been urged to become environment-conscious by not throwing trash in creeks and rivers to help fast-track the cleanup of Manila Bay and its tributaries. During the ...

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