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    • Sea turtle found in Boracay dies with spear wounds 

      Zabal, Boy Ryan (Panay News, June 25, 2019, on page 9)
      A female green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) was found with a spear pierced through its left flipper in this world-famous island last week and eventually died from the wounds. The turtle was rescued last week near Sitio ...
    • Party-list rep doubts Du30's impeachment over EEZ statement 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, July 1, 2019, on page 7)
      Bayan Muna party-list representative Carlos Zarate doubted if President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement allowing Chinese fishermen to trawl in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) could lead to his impeachment. Zarate ...
    • Why passengers of Iloilo-Guimaras boats do not use life jackets 

      (Panay News, August 6, 2019, on page 7)
      The unfortunate sea tragedy in the Iloilo Strait on Aug. 3 that claimed the lives of 31 people (as of yesterday) raised a lot of questions. The most prominent of these questions is about the essential lifejacket. Were there ...
    • Duterte not subservient to China - Palace 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, July 14, 2019, on page 5-10)
      Malacañang denied allegations that President Rodrigo Duterte became subservient to the interests of China instead of protecting the Philippines’ right over the contested South China Sea. Presidential Spokesman Salvador ...
    • Joint PH-China probe in Reed Bank incident eyed 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, June 22, 2019, on page 5-10)
      Philippines and China were eyeing for a joint investigation in the Reed Bank incident where a Chinese vessel allegedly rammed the Philippine fishing boat earlier this month. Department of Justice (DOJ) secretary Menardo ...
    • Piñol denies persuading PH fishermen to ‘change tune’ over vessel collision 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, June 22, 2019, on page 5-10)
      Department of Agriculture secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol denied that the 22 Filipino fishermen were persuaded to change their story in relation to the Reed Bank incident. Piñol on Thursday called the allegations “unfair” ...
    • Illegal fishing activities in Carles, Iloilo still rampant 

      (Panay News, September 21, 2019, on page 7)
      Is there no end to illegal fishing in Carles, Iloilo? No less than Mayor Siegfredo Betita confirmed that illegal fishing remain rampant in his municipality. The local police unit appears ineffective and helpless.
    • Roro ship hits fishing boat off Bacolod, fisherman injured 

      Singuay, Mae (Panay News, September 30, 2019, on page 2-14)
      A fisherman was injured after a roll-on, roll-off (RoRo) ship hit his fishing boat off the coast of this city. Nonito Carlos of Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra, Negros Occidental sustained injuries on the body. He already ...
    • Sea turtle trapped in fishing nets released 

      PN (Panay News, August 2, 2019, on page 7)
      A female Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) that was accidentally trapped in fishermen’s net was released back into the sea in Barangay Central Tabao, Valladolid Negros Occidental. The sea turtle locally known ...
    • Missing the river and the rolling hills 

      Vego, Herbert (Panay News, July 18, 2019, on page 6)
      Two places in my home province of Antique bring back pleasant childhood memories. One is the “split river” where my elementary-school classmate Joe Escartin and I used to swim on weekends. The other is the upland site of ...
    • Housing, agriculture, fisheries are new 'economic boosters' - Hontiveros 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, August 31, 2019, on page B2)
      Opposition senator Risa Hontiveros has urged economic managers in the country on Thursday to consider other potential drivers of the national economy as the country's growth strategy falters. During the Senate hearing on ...
    • 'Duterte wants Chinese crew sanctions over Recto Bank collision' 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, September 1, 2019, on page 13-10)
      Despite the apology, President Rodrigo Duterte wanted the Chinese crew – in the vessel that rammed a Filipino fishing boat at Recto Bank – to be sanctioned, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. He added ...
    • Iloilo board member urges action against sea tragedies 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, August 25, 2019, on page 9)
      An Iloilo board member passed a resolution urging municipal mayors to take appropriate actions to prevent sea tragedies. “We don’t want what happened in Iloilo Strait to happen in our coastal jurisdictions,” 2nd District ...
    • More tourists, more trash? 

      (Panay News, August 24, 2019, on page 6)
      We are aghast by a recent report about a tourist defecating on Boracay Island’s white-sand shores, and another burying diaper on the sand? What on earth were they thinking? We are reminded by this usual equation: The more ...
    • Both sides Boracay (part 2) 

      Albay, Rhick Lars Vladimer (Panay News, August 25, 2019, on page 13)
      The Boracay I’ve grown to idealize is culled from my memories of the island some 15 years ago – when I first set foot on White Sand beach with my family for a week-long vacation. I was an elementary student at that time, ...
    • Coastal economy 

      Señeres, Ike (Panay News, August 18, 2019, on page 8)
      Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) are two sides of the same coin, but as it is now, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Climate Change Commission ...
    • Panelo: VP Leni can't 'comprehend' situation with China 

      Co, Adrian Stewart (Panay News, September 15, 2019, on page 6)
      Malacañang berated Vice President Leni Robredo for her penchant of finding fault on President Rodrigo Duterte after the latter’s statement over the West Philippines Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said ...
    • Under the sea in the land of Lego 

      (Panay News, July 20, 2019, on page 10)
      A Lego-themed marine sanctuary, SEA LIFE Malaysia is a two story indoor aquarium that houses more than 13,000 marine life from 120 species and 11 different habitat zones. Among those hosed across 25 tanks are stingrays, ...
    • Canada 1st G20 country to ban shark fin trade 

      BBC (Panay News, June 23, 2019, on page 11)
      The country is the largest importer of shark fins outside Asia, though shark finning in the domestic fishery has been illegal since 1994. The shark fin trade is believed to have contributed to the precarious status of many ...
    • UCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor 

      The Guardian (Panay News, July 20, 2019, on page 9)
      Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino rays. From the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many ...