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  • Tragedy at sea: Missing WV seafarers dead or alive? 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, September 7, 2020, on page 1-14)
    Families of Western Visayan seafarers working in a China-bound cargo ship that sank in the stormy waters of Japan on Sept. 2 remain hopeful they would be found alive. The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said ...
  • Australia, PH renew stronger AANR ties 

    Yap, Julio P. Jr. (Panay News, August 29, 2020, on page 8)
    The governments of Australia and the Philippines have partnered anew for a stronger agricultural research and development (R&D) efforts. This development came after Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora, Executive Director of the Philippine ...
  • Locsin recommends ending contracts with Chinese firms involved in South China Sea 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, August 29, 2020, on page 15)
    Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin, Jr. will recommend the cancellation of local contracts with Chinese firms found to be behind incursions in the South China Sea. Locsin said in an ...
  • 8 persons nabbed for 'illegal fishing' 

    Sornito, Ime (Panay News, September 10, 2020, on page 10)
    Eight individuals were arrested for alleged illegal fishing in San Lorenzo, Guimaras. heir fish catch and three fishing boats were confiscated, said Miranda. The suspects were taken to the municipal police station, facing charges.
  • CENRO assessment: No major damage from July oil spill 

    Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, September 10, 2020, on page 1-14)
    The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) found no adverse environmental damage caused by the July oil spill in the Iloilo Straight. Noel Hechanova, CENRO chief, cited the result of his team’s months-long ...
  • China urges PH: 'Stop illegal provocations' 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, August 9, 2020, on page 9)
    China has accused the Philippines of “illegal provocations” in contested waters in a rare public comment on a diplomatic protest filed here. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the Philippines “infringes ...
  • 'Feed the hungry': Illongos, Baronda thank nat'l gov't for 54K kg fish aid 

    PN (Panay News, August 25, 2020, on page 1-14)
    To address hunger as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic rages, 54,000 kilos of frozen fish from the national government and Office of Civil Defense were handed over to the Liga ng mga Barangay federation ...
  • Freedivers for ocean conservation 

    Albay, Rhick Lars Vladimer (Panay News, March 1, 2020, on page B6-B8)
    “It's quite a liberating experience to explore the sea in such an immersive way, not weighed down by heavy equipment, seeing firsthand how amazing, yet also so delicate, the underwater world is,” related Riza Ornos on her ...
  • Disappearing beaches 

    (Panay News, March 9, 2020, on page 12)
    The Philippines may be small in land area, but with over 7,100 islands, the country has one of the most extensive coastlines in the world. This makes archipelago among the most vulnerable to the impact of global warming. ...
  • Of mangroves, eucalyptus trees and seething personal grudges 

    (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 13)
    To supposedly protect the mangrove in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, the provincial government has expressed opposition to the building of the Guimaras-Negros bridge from Pulupandad to Guimaras. It suggested that the bridge ...
  • Hawksbill sea turtle hatchlings surprised tipsy drinkers 

    PN (Panay News, March 8, 2020, on page B2)
    A group of tipsy drinkers in Brgy. Yapak, Boracay Island was surprised seeing turtle hatchlings crawl up their legs on the night of Feb. 25, 2020, at around 11:00 o'clock in the evening. Boracay Island once again saw the ...
  • Warning: Don't eat fish caught at the Iloilo River 

    (Panay News, March 7, 2020, on page 14)
    The Iloilo River remains dirty, and perhaps even hazardous to human health. So do not eat fish caught from this body of water. In its latest physiochemical analysis, the Environmental Management Bureau Region 6 found the ...
  • Fish port rehab to start soon 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, March 6, 2020, on page B1-B6)
    The rehabilitation of the fish port in Concepcion town will be implemented in the second quarter this year. The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided US$3 million through grant-in-aid for the port ...
  • Alarming river siltation in Antique 

    Vego, Herbert (Panay News, January 1, 2020, on page 9-15)
    Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) could not keep his hands off the problem anymore. And so he called the mayors of all 18 municipalities of Antique for a conference on a ...
  • Boracay boat capsizes; Chinese tourist dies 

    Silubrico, Ruby (Panay News, January 22, 2020, on page 1-15)
    A motorboat ferrying tourists capsized in the waters of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan yesterday morning. A Chinese national died while three others were hospitalized. The 45-year-old Hong Fang Juai was from Su Zhuo, China. ...
  • Imposition of SRPs on agri products starts in Metro Manila 

    GMA News (Panay News, February 23, 2020, on page B1)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) has set suggested retail prices (SRP) for major agricultural commodities in a bid to protect consumers against price irregularities. “Under the Price Act, the DA is directed, whenever ...
  • Trip to Balinsasayao Twin Lake, an environmental advocacy 

    Grande, Jennie H. (Panay News, February 1, 2020, on page B2)
    Several locations in our country have been named natural parks and ecotourism sites to promote the conservation of the natural environment, economic prosperity for the majority of stakeholders and community development. ...
  • Car-sized turtle fossils found 

    BBC (Panay News, February 14, 2020, on page 16)
    Fossils of a turtle the size of a car have been unearthed in what is now northern South America. The turtle - Stupendemys geographicus - is believed to have roamed the region between 13 and 7 million years ago. The fossils ...
  • Antique to host 1st int'l fishing tourney in May 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, February 23, 2020, on page B1)
    The province of Antique gets to showcase its rich marine biodiversity when it hosts the 1st International Sports Fishing Tournament in May. “Sports fishing is another tourism product that we are promoting. When they go ...
  • Fish kill 'starting' in Taal Lake - agri chief 

    (Panay News, January 21, 2020, on page B1)
    A fish kill is “starting” in the lake that holds the restive Taal Volcano, Agriculture secretary William Dar said Monday, as authorities accounted damage from a week of volcanic activity. The fish kill for bangus or milk ...

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