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  • Manila Bay rehab project on right track - DENR 

    Chavez, Chito (Tempo, January 18, 2021, on page 3)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) stressed Sunday that the government is on the right track in the implementation of the Manila Bay rehabilitation project. DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste ...
  • 15 fishermen rescued in Mindanao 

    Noriega, Richa (Tempo, February 27, 2021, on page 3)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued at least 15 local fishermen aboard a fishing boat which capsized in the waters of Mindanao during the onslaught of typhoon "Auring" last week. The PCG, citing the report from the ...
  • Baklang squid 

    Atienza, Kim (Tempo, February 8, 2021, on page 7)
    Ever heard of homosexuals in the sea world? Some squids have been known to display homosexual behavior when they’re in heat. They aren’t picky when it comes to seeking pleasure. This is especially so for the fierce Humboldt ...
  • Private enterprise must help clean up Metro rivers 

    (Tempo, February 1, 2021, on page 4)
    Manila Water announced last week that it has begun its massive cleanup of the San Juan River under an agreement with the national government and the three local government units of San Juan, Mandaluyong, and Quezon City. ...
  • More Navy ships to secure WPS 

    Recuenco, Aaron (Tempo, February 10, 2021, on page 2)
    The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) vowed on Tuesday to increase the presence of its Navy personnel in the disputed areas of the South China Sea, locally referred to as West Philippine Sea (WPS). The move was in ...
  • Dredging of Marikina river ongoing 

    Unite, Betheena (Tempo, February 27, 2021, on page 3)
    Dredging operations in Marikina River have started in an effort to increase its capacity in handling rainwater and prevent flooding in the city and nearby areas.
  • Galunggong no longer a 'poor man's fish' 

    Casinas, Jhon (Tempo, March 6, 2021, on page 1-2)
    Don’t ever call mackerel scad or ‘galunggong’ as a poor man’s fish anymore. Even poor families now can no longer afford to buy ‘galunggong’ due to sudden increase of its price, obviously impacted by the skyrocketing prices ...
  • Salmon, malikot 

    Atienza, Kim (Tempo, March 5, 2021, on page 10)
    Salmon is a preferred fish in the upscale market. With its surplus of fats, it is rich in Omega 3 oil and is considered among the healthiest foods to eat. But, did you know how hard it is to catch salmon? They live in the ...
  • AFP to deploy more ships in West Ph Sea 

    Recuenco, Aaron (Tempo, March 26, 2021, on page 3)
    Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Jr., chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), has ordered the deployment of Navy ships in the West Philippine Sea as China continues to defy the Philippine government’s demand ...
  • Chinese ships present in reef since Nov. 2020 

    Sadongdong, Martin (Tempo, March 28, 2021, on page 2)
    Chinese vessels have been swarming the Julian Felipe Reef long before the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) had discovered the more than 200 fishing vessels allegedly manned by Chinese militias early this month. Satellite images ...
  • Cleanup of polluted waters of Manila Bay under way 

    (Tempo, March 10, 2021, on page 4)
    After Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources cleaned up Boracay after five months in 2018, President Duterte told him to clean up Manila Bay next. The secretary looked at the problem ...
  • ₱460,000 dried seahorses seized in Bacolod port 

    Masculino, Glazyl Y. (Tempo, March 28, 2021, on page 3)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Negros Occidental seized about 15.2 kilos of dried seahorses worth P460,000 at the Banago port here Friday. PCG provincial head Capt. Ludovico Librilla Jr. said they were informed by the ...
  • Isdang loro 

    Atienza, Kim (Tempo, March 22, 2021, on page 7)
    You see them in wet markets where they’re sold as food. You also see them in homes, as pets sealed in aquariums. It’s sad that the commercial sale of parrot fish or loro fish is allowed around here. The importance of parrot ...
  • Artificial beach can't stand natural forces 

    (Tempo, November 2, 2020, on page 4)
    That patch of white sand – actually crushed dolomite rock – in Manila Bay on Roxas Boulevard was in the news again last Thursday. A part of the beach had turned dark, apparently covered by black sand brought in by the waves ...
  • Manila Bay crowd blamed for police chief's relief 

    Recuenco, Aaron (Tempo, September 22, 2020, on page 2)
    The Philippine National Police (PNP) blamed the people who flocked to the Manila white sand beachfront for the relief of a Manila Police District (MPD) station commander last Sunday . “I would like to be frank. It was not ...
  • Duterte raises PH arbitral win vs China before UN assembly 

    Kabiling, Genalyn (Tempo, September 24, 2020, on page 1-2)
    President Duterte has raised the country’s arbitral win against China in the South China Sea dispute before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), saying the country rejects any attempt to undermine such award. In his ...
  • Road closures, rerouting schemes for Manila Bay cleanup 

    Tiangco, Minka Klaudia (Tempo, September 19, 2020, on page 2)
    The Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) and Manila Police District (MPD) released the road closures and traffic rerouting schemes for the International Coastal Clean-up at Manila Bay on Saturday. The northbound and ...
  • Sabotage eyed in Manila Bay fish kill 

    Chavez, Chito A. (Tempo, September 19, 2020, on page 3)
    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Benny Antiporda on Friday did not discount the possibility of “sabotage’’ in the recent fish kill in Manila Bay. In an interview over GMA News, Antiporda ...
  • Fisk kill surprises Baseco residents 

    Pedrajas, Joseph (Tempo, September 18, 2020, on page 3)
    Hundreds of dead fish floating in Manila Bay greeted residents of Baseco Compound in Manila Thursday morning. Regine Nequia, president of Baseco Seaside Neighborhood Association (BASA), said they were surprised to see the ...
  • Digong on Manila Bay white sand beach: Napabilib ako 

    Geducos, Argyll Cyrus B. (Tempo, September 23, 2020, on page 4)
    President Duterte said he was impressed by the present appearance of a portion of Manila Bay beach, saying the Filipino people are now enjoying the benefits from a determined action of government. Duterte made the statement ...

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