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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • SEAFDEC eyes higher budget 

      Campos, Othel (Manila Standard, July 3, 2006, on page B3)
      Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, which is partly owned by the government, has asked the Department of Foreign Affairs to increase its 2007 budgetary allocation to 120 million. SEAFDEC aquaculture department ...
    • The dark side of prawn farming 

      Morella, Cecil (Manila Standard, April 11, 2008, on page A2)
      She helped turn many of world's prawn farmers into millionaires, but Jurgenne Primavera now worries that her life's work might have indirectly accelerated the destruction of fish nurseries. The Filipino zoologist, whose ...
    • BFAR-6 head allays fears of massive fish kill in WV 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, June 15, 2011, on page A6)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office here assured that a widespread fish kill like that occurred in Batangas and Pangasinan provinces is a remote possibility in Western Visayas. BFAR Region ...
    • Fish kill triggers moratorium 

      Campos, Othel V. (Manila Standard, June 16, 2011, on page A3)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has imposed a moratorium on the release of fingerlings and fry in Taal Lake in a bid to prevent fish kill incidents. It also warned fish cage owners in two Pangasinan towns not ...
    • Navotas assures buyers of fishkill-free supplies 

      David, Gigi Muñoz (Manila Standard, June 22, 2011, on page A6)
      Traders at the Navotas Fish port and City Hall have assured the public that their supply of milkfish and other species is safe to eat. Dr. Mario Pascual, president of the Fish Traders Association-Daytime said the fishkills ...
    • DENR eyes rehab of Bacuit Bay in El Nido, Palawan 

      Araja, Rio N. (Manila Standard, February 27, 2013, on page A3)
      As government start the rehabilitation of Manila Bay, plans are also under way to transform the waters of Bacuit Bay in El Nido, Palawan swimmable by May, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. ...
    • China ship conks out near tubbataha reef 

      Zurbano, Joel E.; Solmerin, Florante S. (Manila Standard, March 6, 2013, on page A3)
      The Coast Guard has dispatched its search-and- rescue ship to help the crew members of a Chinese vessel whose engine quit southwest of the Tubbataha Reef, an official said Tuesday. The BRP Pampanga was deployed to help the ...
    • Smuggled fish 

      Espiritu, Sonny (Manila Standard, March 11, 2013, on page A3)
      Airport police district commander Marlon Almeda turned over to Ben Curativo, officer-in-charge of the airport Fisheries Quarantine Service, 210 boxes of snuggled live fish fry that arrived from Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
    • 'Tubbataha' to cut US ship in 4 sections 

      Zurbano, Joel (Manila Standard, March 26, 2013, on page A3)
      On the final stage of dismantling a US ship that ran aground on Tabbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea, salvor ships and crew will cut the hull in four sections this week and bore holes for steel cables of giant cranes that will ...
    • 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 ...
    • World's biggest fish market in tokyo headed for new location 

      Ozawa, Harumi (Manila Standard, January 2, 2014, on page B3)
      As most of Tokyo sleeps, men in rubber boots haggle over tuna in the cavernous halls of Tsukiji market. The clang of a bell around 5:30 a.m. kicks off the action at the world’s biggest fish emporium. Traders flash hand ...
    • Living a dream on a small island 

      Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, January 9, 2014, on page B6)
      Life on a small island with a spectacular view of sunrise and sunset, an island with a tropical forest teeming with wildlife, with white sand beaches and colorful fishes in the crystal-clear waters of the sea --- many ...
    • Tubbataha Group tells Us Embassy: Pay for coral damages 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, January 9, 2014, on page A3)
      In its continuing quest to seek settlement for damages caused on more than 2,000 square meters of corals in the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park by the USS Guardian, Tubbataha Management Office(TMO) top executive Angelique ...
    • The battle for marine and human sustainability 

      (Manila Standard, January 9, 2014, on page C3)
      The Coral Triangle lies deep in the volcanic Indo-Pacific region, where two great oceans merge, and is bordered in the north by the Philippines, the west by Indonesia and Malaysia and the east by the Solomon Islands. It ...
    • Sea Turtle 

      Junio, Christine (Manila Standard, January 10, 2014, on page B5)
      Residents of Barangay San Agustin in San Fernando City, La Union released to the sea a green sea turtle, which trapped in a net of a local fisherman.
    • China insist on fishery rules 

      Fabunan, Sara Susanne (Manila Standard, January 12, 2014, on page A1-A2)
      In its bid to deflect criticisms from foreign countries, including the United States, following a recent ruling that requires foreign fishermen to seek permission before fishing in the South China Sea, Beijing said it was ...
    • Mighty to help fish pond owners 

      Campos, Othel (Manila Standard, January 14, 2014, on page B3)
      Local cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. said it will donate tobacco dust, a fish pond conditioner that protects local ponds from predators, to help millions of Filipino fish pond owners and operators as well as tobacco ...