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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
Wastewater causes Boaracay algal blooms - DENR
Untreated wastewater is causing algal blooms in Boracay Island, a research of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 6 last year showed. The recurring appearance of green algae in Boracay’s ...
- March 9, 2017
More laws on aquaculture sought
Sen. Cynthia Villar believes that more bills creating multi-species marine breeding stations in the provinces should be passed. “Aquaculture or fish farming is crucial for our food security. There is an uptrend in aquaculture ...
- May 17, 2017
De Lima seeks probe on suspicious activity in Benham Rise.
Sen. Leila de Lima wants a Senate investigation into the “suspicious” Chinese incursions in Benham Rise. In filing Senate Resolution No. 334, de Lima said the probe seeks to find out why Chinese vessels sailed into Philippine ...
- March 23, 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
Second Senate hearing on Benham Rise set March 29
The Senate Committee on Economic Affairs has scheduled to hold its second hearing on the Benham Rise on March 29. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian, chair of the committee, said the continuation of the March 7 hearing will discuss ...
- March 27, 2017
‘Stop destructive fishing’
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) called for the “proper” enforcement of fisheries law in the country. Destructive fishing methods that contribute to the decline of fish supply include blast fishing, ...
- October 13, 2016
Senators urge Duterte to ratify Paris climate deal
Senators called upon the government to ratify the landmark Paris climate agreement to solve the serious problem of global warming. On Friday the climate deal adopted by over 190 nations entered into forces ahead of the ...
- November 7, 2016
84% of Pinoys want to assert PH claim on disputed waters
More than majority, or 84 percent of Filipinos agree that the government should assert the country’s rights on the West Philippines Sea, a Pulse Asia survey released on Friday said. The survey held from Dec. 6 to 11 asked ...
- January 28, 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