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  • Heated tanks lead to productive milkfish spawning in cold months 

    Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) (Panay News, February 27, 2021, on page 13)
    A premier fisheries research center in the country is promoting a simple technology to address the perennial shortage of milkfish fry that continues to hound fish farmers in the Philippines during the cold months of the ...
  • Roxas City to boost ‘talaba’ production 

    Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, February 5, 2021, on page 9-14)
    Talaba or oyster farmers here can look forward to ample assistance to boost production and improve marketing. With the city government, they are in talks with the Gerry Roxas Foundation and concerned government agencies. ...
  • A hard problem with a soft solution; Catfish farm’s production surges after easy fix 

    Pagador, Juliana Rose (Panay News, February 20, 2021, on page 13)
    There are not enough catfish in the “Catfish Country” of Zarraga, Iloilo, but recent findings in one farm may just be the catalyst that could catapult the fish into abundance. Zarraga Pantat Fingerlings was one of the many ...
  • WV agri-fishery strong amid pandemic – NEDA 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-6; PN (Panay News, November 23, 2020, on page 17)
    The agriculture and fisheries sectors of Western Visayas have remained strong amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) here. In a virtual conference ...
  • PH lifts ban on several fish species from Fukushima 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, June 1, 2019, on page B2-B3)
    The Philippines has lifted a seven-year-old ban on the importation of several fish species from Fukushima Prefecture as a gesture of goodwill during the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte and his Cabinet members to Japan ...
  • BFAR assures ample supply of tilapia amid fish kill 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, June 8, 2019, on page B2-B8)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) recently assured there is sufficient supply of tilapia to meet the market’s demand despite the fish kill in Taal Lake, Batangas. ...
  • In hot water: Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17% 

    Associated Press (AP) (Panay News, June 15, 2019, on page B8)
    The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) ...
  • PCAARRD goes stronger at 8th 

    Yap, Julio P. Jr. (Panay News, June 19, 2019, on page 10-14)
    The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) will be celebrating its 8th Anniversary cum Recognition and Awarding ...
  • Palace denies summoning Chinese envoy over vessel collision 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, June 19, 2019, on page 7-14)
    Malacañang denied there was an order summoning Chinese ambassador Zhao Jianhua to be part of an investigation in the Reed Bank incident. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo on Tuesday said no invitation was extended by ...
  • Oil spill cleanup contractor mum on Defensor's plaints 

    Golez, Prince (Panay News, October 10, 2014, on page 1-14)
    Oil spill clean-up contractor Kuan Yu Global Technologies, Inc. refused to comment on the issues raised by Iloilo's Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. "No comment na kami sa mga issues nila. Thank," read a text message from Kuan Yu ...
  • DENR leads coastal clean-up across WV 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (Panay News, November 18, 2020, on page 9-14)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 6 and its field offices recently conducted simultaneous coastal clean-up activities to raise awareness on waste management problems in Western Visayas in ...
  • Agri-fishery enterprises in Guimaras on far quality product packaging 

    Salazar, S. (Panay News, November 18, 2020, on page 13)
    Some 15 agri-business enterprises in the Province of Guimaras including walk-in participants attended the Orientation on Packaging and Labeling at Caza Guesthouse, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras. The event was conducted by ...
  • Community-based sea ranching: Fisherfolk’s legacy to sustainable fisheries 

    Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); PN (Panay News, February 1, 2021, on page 13)
    Just off Molocaboc Island, beneath a turquoise canopy of water, fishers search the coral reef to pick out abalone and sea cucumber, two prized delicacies in Asian cuisine. Live abalone sells abroad for up to $120 or ...
  • 3 men jailed for 'illegal fishing' 

    Singuay, Mae (Panay News, January 28, 2021, on page 6)
    For alleged illegal gambling, three men were apprehended in Barangay Enclaro, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental. Police identified them as Edgar Librado, 36; Frederick Salde, 29; and Jezar Gilbogan, 45 – all residents of ...
  • Therma Visayas initiates Marine Conservation Strategy in Toledo 

    PN (Panay News, December 19, 2020, on page 13)
    The whale shark, locally known as Butanding, is a migratory species that regularly passes through the coastal areas of South Luzon and the Visayan islands. These creatures frequent tropical waters and areas where plankton ...
  • 26 killed as boat capsizes in Lake Albert 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Panay News, December 28, 2020, on page 15)
    At least 26 people died when their boat sank on Lake Albert, which marks the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ugandan officials told AFP on Friday.
  • 'Quinta' losses: Damage to WV agri, fishery reaches P132M 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, November 5, 2020, on page 11-14)
    Typhoon “Quinta” left P132.63 million worth of damage to rice, high-value commercial crops (HVCC) and the fishery sector in the provinces of Western Visayas. Department of Agriculture (DA) regional executive director Remelyn ...
  • CSWater joins Tanum Iloilo and conducts River Clean up 

    (Panay News, October 19, 2020, on page 4)
    CSWater Iloilo joined in the simultaneous tree planting activity of the Province of Iloilo last Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 in Barangay SM Villa, Barangay San Pedro, the premises of its Water Treatment Plant( WTP) in Barangay ...
  • DOST allocates funds for tech innovations of NegOcc MSMEs 

    Salazar, S. (Panay News, October 2, 2020, on page 17)
    Three micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Negros Occidental received financial assistance to adopt technological innovations through the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program Innovation-Enabling Fund ...
  • Dapat manabat and Tsina sa natabo 

    Mateo, Wenceslao Jr. (Panay News, June 19, 2019, on page 9-14)
    Kon ano man ang matuod nga natabo, ang importante sa karon amo nga ang mataas nga pamunuan sang Tsina, paagi sa Chinese Embassy, nagpaabot sang ila regret sa pagkabunggo sang Chinese trawler sa Filipino fishing boat nga ...

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