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  • PH ready to cut ties with China: Beijing: It's an 'ordinary maritime accident' 

    Montemayor, Jocelyn (Malaya, June 14, 2019, on page B1-B6)
    President Duterte was "outraged" by an incident involving Filipino and Chinese fishing boats at the Recto Bank in the South China Sea, and government is ready to cut ties with China if the Chinese fishermen are found to ...
  • 'Raise your voice, not the sea level' 

    (Malaya, June 10, 2019, on page B8)
    To mark these events, DENR Region 8 in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency had a simultaneous launching of Climate Change Advocacy Campaign with a distinct theme of "Nagbabago na ang Panahon, Panahon na para ...
  • 'Is China really a friend?' 

    Nonato, Vince; Vigilia, Wendell (Malaya, June 14, 2019, on page B1-B6)
    Senators yesterday asked if China could really be considered a "friend" of the Philippines in the wake of the June 9 incident in which the military said a Chinese fishing vessel hit an anchored Filipino fishing boat and ...
  • Iloilo sea tragedy death toll now 31: Rescuers find 20 more bodies 

    Reyes, Victor (Malaya, August 5, 2019, on page B1-B3)
    Twenty more bodies were retrieved yesterday from the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait In Iloilo province, where three motorboats capsized on Saturday after being battered by huge waves. This brings the total number of fatalities to ...
  • Duterte to discuss arbitral ruling with China 

    Montemayor, Jocelyn; Nonato, Vince; Reyes, Victor (Malaya, August 7, 2019, on page B1-B5)
    President Duterte yesterday said he would visit China later this month to discuss with Chinese President Xi Jinping the 2016 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration that favored the Philippines and voided China's claim ...
  • Agri output fall 1.27% in Q2 

    Macapagal, Jed (Malaya, August 8, 2019, on page A1)
    The fisheries subsector improved by 1.9 percent during the period and contributed 17.41 percent to the total agricultural output. Increases in production were recorded for yellowfin tuna, round-scad, tiger prawn and tilapia. ...
  • Overloading ruled out in Iloilo sea tragedy 

    Reyes, Victor (Malaya, August 7, 2019, on page B3)
    An official of the Philippine Coast Guard yesterday ruled out overloading as the three motorboats capsized after being hit by huge waves last Saturday in the Iloilo-Guimaras Straight. The incident left 28 passengers dead. ...
  • 'PH not capable of defending seas vs Chinese incursion 

    Vigilia, Wendell (Malaya, August 28, 2019, on page B1-B3)
    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday admitted the country is practically incapable of defending its territorial seas against Chinese incursions because of lack of equipment. During a hearing of the appropriations ...
  • Carpio: Duterte's statement on passage of foreign ships violates UNCLOS 

    Tordesillas, Ellen (Malaya, August 23, 2019, on page B4)
    Following reports by the military two weeks ago about five Chinese warships passing through Philippine waters, President Duterte last Tuesday issued a statement requiring all foreign vessels to notify Philippine authorities ...
  • Landbank, DENR, Manila launch 'STP for Manila Bay' 

    (Malaya, September 17, 2019, on page A3)
    The Land Bank of the Philippines has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the city of Manila ofr the "STP for Manila Bay," a new credit program that will ...
  • Agri growth slows as El Niño strikes 

    Macapagal, Jed (Malaya, May 9, 2019, on page A1-A7)
    Agriculture output grew by 0.67 percent in the first quarter of the year due to positive contributions from fisheries, livestock and poultry subsectors. This, is however, slower than the 1.47 percent growth registered in ...
  • MAP calls for Laguna Lake rehab 

    (Malaya, May 9, 2019, on page A8)
    The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) asked the Duterte administration to order the rehabilitation of Laguna Lake both for water source and eco-tourism. The group urged President Duterte to take action similar ...
  • Writ of Kalikasan 

    (Malaya, May 7, 2019, on page B4)
    The Supreme Court's Writ of Kalikasan is a relatively new item in the judiciary's arsenal of weapons, along with the Writ of Amparo. This writ or court order is seldom used, and most of the time the Supreme Court issues ...
  • Marine Harvest dangles prospect of higher bid for Cermaq 

    Reuters (Malaya, June 4, 2013, on page A9)
    Marine Harvest, the world's biggest fish farmer, slightly raised its offer for rival Cermaq on Friday to 9.9 billion crowns ($1.7 billion), saying it would have bid more had it got the backing of Cermaq's board. Marine ...
  • Feasibility of farming hard corals 

    Alcala, Angel (Malaya, June 5, 2013, on page A5)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources proposes to farm hard or stony corals for reef restoration and livelihood, including selling farmed corals for income purposes. The idea appears attractive at first glance but ...
  • Marine Harvest eases $1.7B Cermaq bid 

    Reuters (Malaya, June 7, 2013, on page A9)
    Fish farmer Marine Harvest has eased the conditions of its hostile $1.7 billion bid for rival Cermaq, signaling it would take a minority stake of its unable to win over a majority of shareholders. Marine Harvest, controlled ...
  • TNT, Yellow Boat collaborate to assist coastal communities 

    (Malaya, June 7, 2013, on page A1)
    Talk 'N Text, the value brand of wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) is sustaining its commitment help mangrove and coastal communities improve their lives through the TNT-Smart yellow boats. In partnership ...
  • Needed: Turtle Rescue Center 

    Alcala, Angel (Malaya, June 12, 2013, on page A7)
    The government program of protection and conservation of sea turtles appears to be successful. Newspapers and television programs often report instances of people caring for sick or wounded animals or returning to the sea ...
  • Ocean planet under threat 

    (Malaya, June 21, 2013, on page A7)
    The oceans are under threat. Thus warned Braulio De Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, he said. "Marine biodiversity suffers from overfishing and other unsustainable fishing practices. ...
  • Climate change to cut fish catch by 50% 

    (Malaya, June 20, 2013, on page A3)
    The Philippines will have to prepare for a 50 percent drop in fish catch and the huge risks storms will have on informal settlements and coastal communities due to climate change. The World Bank said that fish catch in ...

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