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  • Legarda backs Anini-y coral reef restoration 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-Antique (Panay News, August 19, 2013, on page 7)
    The bayanihan spirit is important to "restore the vibrancy of our marine ecosystem." This was Ilongga senator Loren Legarda's message, delivered by former Antique governor Sally Perez, during the inauguration and blessing ...
  • Agri, Aquaculture investments eyed in Iloilo, Guimaras 

    JVF; PIO Iloilo City; PN (Panay News, August 4, 2013, on page 4)
    Stakeholders in Iloilo and Guimaras started to map out strategies to promote investments and support the development and agriculture and aquaculture sectors. A focused group discussion (FGD) was conducted on August 14 ...
  • Army to help restore Nogas Island corals 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-Antique; PN (Panay News, August 23, 2013, on page 1)
    Philippine Army soldiers are in Brgy. Nato, Anini-y town, not for battle but to help restore coral reefs in Nogas Island. “Our presence here must not be misinterpreted” as an indication that the town is “unruly,” said Brig. ...
  • SP to probe arrest of fishers 

    PN (Panay News, August 11, 2013, on page 8)
    On August 15, the Sangguniang Panlungsod's committee on agriculture and fisheries will hold an inquiry on the complaints of fishermen arrested by the Bantay Dagat of Guimaras. The apprehension happened two weeks ago. Ten ...
  • Guimaras moves to fortify local laws vs illegal fishing 

    PN (Panay News, May 21, 2013, on page 3)
    To address the rampant incidents of marine resource exploitations and illegal fishing in the coastal waters of the provine, local government units here agreed to harmonize their municipal fishery ordinances. Officials ...
  • Iloilo Esplanade to become 'longest river boulevard' in PH? 

    Sombero, R.P. (Panay News, August 6, 2013, on page 3)
    Various developments are the offing for the Iloilo Esplanade through the public-private partnership with country's leading businessmen, according to Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. He said business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan ...
  • Ex-agri chief calls for creation of Department of Fisheries 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, May 1, 2019, on page B3)
    Former Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Saturday proposed the creation of a Department of Fisheries that will be independent of the Department of Agriculture to give more attention to and support for the sustainable ...
  • Whale deaths on US West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth 

    Reuters (Panay News, May 18, 2019, on page B10)
    Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska. Fifty-eight gray whales have been ...
  • Six rescued from distressed fishing boat off Aklan waters 

    Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, April 12, 2019, on page 13)
    Six residents of Caluya, Antique were rescued from a distressed fishing boat while they were traveling home off Aklan waters. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) identified the rescued passengers as 22-year-old Victor Domingo, ...
  • US urges response to China's fortification 

    ABS-CBN News; PN (Panay News, May 18, 2019, on page 8)
    A senior United States naval officer encouraged Southeast Asian nations to respond to China's military expansion in the South China Sea. US naval operations chief Admiral John Richardson on Thursday called on Australian ...
  • Bacolod jail officers plant 300 mangrove saplings 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA); PN (Panay News, May 19, 2019, on page 9)
    Jail officers of the Metro Bacolod District Jail-Male Dormitory (MBDJ-MD) conducted a mangrove planting activity and coastal cleanup as part of their advocacy for environmental preservation. MBDJ-MD jail warden Chief ...
  • Xi to Duterte: PH's arbitral win not recognized by China 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, April 28, 2019, on page 8)
    Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Rodrigo Duterte they do not recognize the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling about the Philippines’ claims in the South China Sea. Philippine Ambassador Chito Sta. Romana said ...
  • Duterte and Xi discuss West PH Sea issue 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, April 27, 2019, on page 8)
    Malacañang said issues on the West Philippine Sea were among those discussed during a meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said Duterte raised ...
  • Batongbacal: Filipino scientists seeded giant clams, China stole it 

    ABS-CBN News; PN (Panay News, April 27, 2019, on page 8-10)
    A maritime affairs expert on Friday said Filipino scientists seeded giant clams in Scarborough Shoal in the late 1980s, only for Chinese fishermen to steal it decades later. Jay Batongbacal, director of the University of ...
  • DFA: PH eyes protest vs China over giant clams harvest 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, April 17, 2019, on page 8)
    The Philippines is yet to file another diplomatic protest against China over the reported harvesting of giant clams by Chinese fishermen in Scarborough Shoal. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary Teodoro Locsin ...
  • Supreme Court asked to compel gov't to protect West PH Sea environment 

    PN (Panay News, April 17, 2019, on page 8-10)
    The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), along with fisherfolk from Palawan and Zambales, filed with the Supreme Court yesterday a petition against some members of the Cabinet and heads of several government agencies ...
  • One of our four remaining Yangtze turtles dies in China 

    BBC (Panay News, April 17, 2019, on page 11)
    One of the world's rarest turtles, a Yangtze giant softshell or Rafetus swinhoei died in China leaving just three known survivors of the species. The female turtle died in the Suzhou zoo in southern China. Experts tried ...
  • DOT reiterates call: Follow, respect environmental laws 

    Aguirre, Jun (Panay News, April 28, 2019, on page 9)
    The Department of Tourism (DOT) reiterated its call to Chinese travel tour operators to follow environmental laws in the world-famous island. “We urged the different tour operators in China to tell their respective clients ...
  • China open for bilateral talks to resolve WPS 'irritants' 

    Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, May 1, 2019, on page 7)
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is open to resolve territorial disputes in the West Philippines Sea via bilateral talks, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said that Xi has opened the lines of ...
  • Farmers and Fisherfolks Day 

    (Panay News, December 18, 2018, on page 9)
    Senator Loren Legarda failed to show up in yesterday's celebration of the "2nd Annual Farmers and Fisherfolks Day" in San Jose Antique. Pero she delivered a message to the province's fisherfolks in Filipino, read by Gov. ...

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