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    • 1,300 Boracay residents, displaced workers get P19.9-M livelihood aid 

      Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, June 2, 2018, on page 13)
      A total of 1,323 island closure-affected individuals availed themselves of the P19.9-million livelihood assistance program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD acting secretary Virginia Nazzarea ...
    • 1.5 tons of 'endangered' giant clams seized in Sagay 

      Singuay, Mae (Panay News, April 13, 2019, on page 2-10)
      Around 127 pieces of “endangered” giant clams weighing about 1.5 tons were confiscated from three fisherfolk in Barangay Molocaboc, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Nabbed for violation of the act preventing the illegal, ...
    • 10 ways APEC can protect the interests of small- scale fishermen, fish farmers 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, November 7, 2015, on page B2)
      High-level officials responsible for food security in member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have moved to protect the interests of small-scale fishers and fish farmers in an effort to integrate ...
    • 100 farmers, fisherfolk attend 1st regionwide agri-fishery confab 

      Tianero, Resel Joy (Panay News, May 16, 2017, on page B10)
      Around 100 farmers, fisher folk, municipal agriculturists, farmer associations, and local government units participated in the first regionwide agri- fishery consultative assembly in Region 6 on Thursday in the province ...
    • 110 city fishers get aid 

      (Panay News, July 23, 2016, on page 2)
      At least 110 fisherfolk here received livelihood assistance, including 40 banca engines and 70 fish nets, from the city government on Friday. Office of the City Agriculturist acting chief Romulo Pangantihon said the ...
    • 12 groups of illegal fishers caught 

      (Panay News, August 19, 2015, on page 2-19)
      Twelve of groups of illegal fishers have been arrested by the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force off the coast of Concepcion here. According to Police officer 3 Charlie Austurias, these fishermen were using fine ...
    • 138 sacks of samong seized 

      (Panay News, July 13, 2015, on page 9)
      The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) here seized from a fishing boat some 138 sacks of seashells, including the threatened species samong. Commodore Enrico Efren Evangelista, PCG Cebu district commander, said they recovered ...
    • 14 erring Boracay tourists fined 

      Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, November 5, 2018, on page 2-15)
      More than a week after Boracay’s reopening on Oct. 26, 14 tourists were fined for violating new island rules and regulations. According to Tourism secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat, these violators were caught by the Boracay ...
    • 15 PH towns to get modern fish hatcheries 

      (Panay News, May 11, 2018, on page B1)
      SEAFDEC, which is based in Tigbauan town in Iloilo, has conducted the site assessment survey which was the first stage of the project. It is eyeing 15 pilot hatcheries in (SEAFDEC targets 15 PHL towns for multi-species ...
    • 17 Aklan officials face raps over Boracay woes 

      Golez, Prince (Panay News, June 28, 2018, on page 7)
      The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) filed graft and administrative complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman against 17 Aklan government officials over Boracay’s environmental problem. DILG undersecretary ...
    • 17 charged with illegal fishing 

      Nepomoceno, Jezza (Panay News, April 24, 2015, on page 2-19)
      Seventeen fishermen engaged in Danish Seine fishing were charged with illegal fishing before the Provincial Prosecutor's Office. The complaint was specifically for violation of Fisheries Administrative Order No. 246 that ...
    • 2 men jailed for 'illegal fishing' 

      Garde, Cyrus (Panay News, September 12, 2018, on page 5)
      For illegal fishing, two persons were arrested in Negros Occidental. They were the 27-year-old Jeremiah Morit of Barangay Tagda, Hinigaran town and 54-year-old Rejam Quianto of Barangay Aguisan, Himamaylan City, a police ...
    • 2 nabbed for illegal fishing 

      Silubrico, Ruby (Panay News, April 19, 2015, on page 8)
      For fishing in the waters of Dumangas town using fine mesh nets and active fishing gears, two men were arrested. Their fishing boat was impounded, said Inspector Francis Albert Fortunado, Dumangas police chief. The suspects ...
    • 2-T mangroves planted in NegOcc's coastal village 

      PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, March 2, 2019, on page 10)
      “We only have one planet earth – one world. It is our earth. Our home.” This was the statement of Ignacio Cabayao Jr., chief Agrarian Reform Program officer during a mangrove-planting activity in Barangay Tomongtong’s ...
    • 20 illegal fishing vessels seized 

      Sologastoa, Glenda (Panay News, March 19, 2015, on page 2-15)
      More illegal fishers were caught in the waters of northern Iloilo. Before dawn yesterday, the Iloilo Bantay Dagat Force and Dumangas Police Station apprehended six motorboats and 17 illegal fishers. The Philippine Fisheries ...
    • 2018 int'l gab on coastal mgt in Guimaras 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-Iloilo; PN (Panay News, December 27, 2017, on page 3)
      Gov. Samuel Gumarin accepted the PNLG flag recently at Sanya Visun Yacht Hotel in Hainan province, China as a symbol of acceptance for the hosting of the 2018 PNLG. Guimaras has an integrated coastal management program for ...
    • 27 train on coral restoration 

      Gadian, Margie (Panay News, February 26, 2013, on page 6)
      Twenty seven participants have graduated from the recently concluded training on underwater search and rescue and coral restoration in Nogas Island, Anini-y town. They were mostly form the Philippine Army. Experts from the ...
    • 27th anniversary special supplement 

      (Panay News, April 21, 2008, on page C26)
      Be trained and learn new aquaculture technologies! Our Training Program offers a year-round commodity-based production technologies and community-based fisheries management courses, either in-house, on-farm or on-line.
    • 3 Aklan towns under state of calamity 

      Aguirre, Jun Ariolo N.; Zabal, Boy Ryan B. (Panay News, December 12, 2015, on page 6)
      The Aklan Sanguniang Panlalawigan (SP) has placed three towns in the eastern part of Aklan under state of calamity on Wednesday due to red tide infestation."Prior to the declaration, the affected towns of Batan, Altavas ...
    • 3 branches unite in West PH Sea claim 

      (Panay News, July 6, 2015, on page 26)
      A Palace official is confident of the Philippines' fight for sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea as the three branches of government have joined forces to present the country's claim. Communications Secretary Herminio ...