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Wanted: LGUs with "Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan"
Coastal local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas are being urged to join the search for “Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan” (MMK) of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). Specifically, it aims to ...
- August 18, 2017
DA to farmers: use gov't loans
The Department of Agriculture (DA) urged farmers and fisherfolk in Negros Island Region (NIR) to utilize various credit assistance programs like loans from the agency to achieve agricultural productivity. Joyce Wendam, ...
- May 20, 2017
US, PH verifying if Chinese have left disputed shoals
The Philippines and the US are verifying if Chinese coast guard ships have indeed left a disputed shoal after President Rodrigo Duterte reached out to Beijing, allowing Filipino fishermen back to the rich fishing area that ...
- October 30, 2016
Palace mulls renaming Benham Rise to ‘PH Rise’
To emphasize the Philippines’ sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the contested area, the Malacañang on Saturday said that the government is thinking of renaming “Benham Rise” to “Philippine Rise.” Benham Rise, which is ...
- April 2, 2017
Rody 'failed' to protect PH from China - solon
Magdalo party-list representative Gary Alejano on Thursday filed a supplemental impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte for allowing the continued Chinese encroachment in the country’s territorial waters. ...
- March 31, 2017
PH, China mounting talks over sea of cooperation
The Philippines and the People’s Republic of China are scheduled to have “bilateral mechanism” talks over the West Philippine Sea (WPS) dispute this coming May. “Through this bilateral mechanism, mutual trust and maritime ...
- March 29, 2017
Iloilo River can be PH model in river cleanup
The Iloilo River can be a model in river cleanup, according to newly-installed Environment secretary Roy Cimatu. He was impressed by efforts to clean the Iloilo River which is actually an estuary, said Cimatu. Over a decade ...
- May 17, 2017
Amid threat of China encroachment on Scarborough : Carpio, Pangilinan urge Rody to retract ‘walang magagawa’ quip
President Rodrigo Duterte should “reconsider” his previous statement that the Philippines cannot stop China from building structures on Scarborough Shoal, said Sen. Francis Pangilinan. The senator said he also supports ...
- March 23, 2017
Solons advocate coastal restoration
Two House members on Monday underlined the important role of mangrove and beach forests along coastlines. Coastal reforestation could help cope with impacts of both natural and manmade disasters, they said.
- June 7, 2016
P30-B rehab fund proposed agriculture sector
The newly appointed Agricultural secretary is proposing to create a P30-billion recovery fund for the sector to be used in times of calamities. "I'm proposing a P30-billion additional funding for the rehabilitation of the ...
- June 10, 2016