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  • PRO-6 plants 1,000 mangroves in Capiz 

    Silubrico, Ruby (Panay News, April 9, 2021, on page 2)
    A total of 1,000 mangroves were planted by the Police Regional Office in Region 6 (PRO-6) in the province of Capiz yesterday. PRO-6 personnel together with the Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) and the local government ...
  • Boracay ready for oil spill 

    Aguirre, Jun Ariolo (Panay News, July 6, 2010, on page 3)
    Fear oil spill no more. The Philippine Coast Guard, rescue groups and volunteers here are prepared should an oil spill hit the island.
  • Iloilo fishing port to undergo rehab 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, June 11, 2010, on page 2)
    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has approved the about P1-billion soft loan by the Iloilo Fish Port Complex that will be used to finance the latter’s rehabilitation and installation of new facilities. ...
  • JBLFMU vows to protect Igang Bay Marine Sanctuary 

    Silubrico, Ruby P. (Panay News, June 17, 2010, on page 2)
    The John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) vowed to protect, preserve and conserve the Igang Bay Marine Sanctuary in Nueva Valencia town. The recent launching of the marine sanctuary was attended by ...
  • Fishing industry remains stable 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, June 23, 2010, on page 2-8)
    The local fishing industry remains robust in the local and national markets, and has kept prices of fish stable. Iloilo Fish Port Complex officer-in-charge Elmer Figuracion said fishing has been very upbeat in the months ...
  • Why Chinese fishermen are in the WPS 

    Carpio, Antonio T. (Panay News, April 26, 2021, on page 7-14)
    China claims that part of the West Philippine Sea (WPS) enclosed by the nine-dash line is a traditional fishing ground of Chinese fishermen. That would make about 80 percent of the Philippine exclusive economic zone (EEZ) ...
  • 'Sa Pagpula sang Lawod': A voice to the oppressed 

    PN (Panay News, April 17, 2021, on page 12)
    The University of the Philippines-produced Sa Pagpula sang Lawod (When the Ocean Bleeds) short film was officially launched on Monday, April 12 at Iloilo Cinematheque, Iloilo City. The 18-minute film was narrated in three ...
  • Rice-fish culture center in Cabatuan 

    Melliza, Pet (Panay News, February 28, 2000, on page 1-8)
    A fish hatchery will be set up by the provincial government in Cabatuan town, 20 kilometers north of Iloilo City to promote the "appropriate technology" in "rice fish culture." The Lowland Technology Development and Multiple ...
  • Coastal Resource Management Project (CRMP) ends on 2001 

    Portal, Tadz (Panay News, July 17, 2000, on page 1)
    The Coastal Resource Management Project (CRMP) of the Philippine Government supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has only until 2001 to go. CRMP is implemented by the Department of ...
  • Boat capsizes; passengers rescued 

    Silubrico, Ruby (Panay News, April 5, 2021, on page 4)
    Seven people were rescued on Good Friday after a boat capsized in the waters off Sitio Puntales, Barangay Nipa, Concepcion, Iloilo. Motorboat MBCA Jennes Skipper Ed was carrying six passengers. They were Deeno Villaluna, ...
  • How's Boracay waste mgt, water quality 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI; PN (Panay News, March 25, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) instructed the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Region 6 to continue checking solid waste management in Boracay Island and the ...
  • River rehab project displaces informal settlers 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, March 17, 2021, on page 9)
    A total of 18 informal settlers each received P10,000 financial assistance from the provincial government for their relocation. These informal settlers were affected by the ongoing P50-million Malandog River Rehabilitation ...
  • DA, DOTr, DOE partner to provide farmers, fishers reefer vans 

    GB; Department of Agriculture- Agriculture and Information Division (DA-AFID) (Panay News, March 16, 2021, on page 13)
    The departments of agriculture (DA), transportation (DOTr), and energy (DOE) are joining forces to provide farming and fishing communities access to refrigerated container vans or reefer vans that will benefit both producers ...
  • USA conducts 2021 Research Conference 

    PN (Panay News, March 24, 2021, on page 11)
    The University of San Agustin (USA) conducted a virtual press conference in celebration of its 68th anniversary as a University. The 2021 USA Research Press Conference kicked off around 10:00 am on March 2 followed by a ...
  • Carpio: Chinese ships in PH's reef could be a 'prelude' to occupation 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, March 25, 2021, on page 5)
    Former Supreme Court associate justice Antonio Carpio warned that the presence of Chinese vessels at Julian Felipe Reef should be a cause of concern as it may prelude to occupation and building of a naval base. The Chinese ...
  • Pilot whales refloat at stranding spot 

    BBC (Panay News, February 25, 2021, on page 9)
    Rescuers have successfully refloated 28 pilot whales on a notorious New Zealand beach where they had repeatedly beached themselves. The long-finned pilot whales were part of a pod of around 50 first found on Monday at ...
  • Sea turtles dot Boracay shores 

    PN (Panay News, January 22, 2021, on page 9)
    This island is not only the world’s best beach because of its white sandy beach and turquoise waters. It is also a nesting ground of sea turtles. At the start of the year, 196 sea turtle hatchlings were recorded in different ...
  • River dredging 'still a go' despite criticisms 

    Bañaga, Dominique Gabriel (Panay News, February 13, 2021, on page 1-14)
    The planned dredging of rivers in E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental is pushing through this month despite objections from local environmentalists. Mayor Marvin Malacon repudiated the claims of the Green Alert Environmental ...
  • 200 mangrove propagules planted in Nueva Valencia 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, February 23, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Some 200 mangrove propagules were planted along the coast of Barangay La Paz here on Feb. 20 by personnel of the municipal government and police station. Mangrove planting is a quarterly activity of the local government. ...
  • Buy food assistance from farmers, fisherfolk, gov't urged 

    GMA News (Panay News, March 30, 2021, on page 13)
    Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Monday proposed that the national government should buy the food assistance it will provide to those affected by stricter coronavirus disease 2019 protocols from local farmers and fisherfolk at ...

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