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  • Shoring up Medina's marine ecosystem 

    (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
    Marine Protection, Inspection and Conservation (MPIC), a joint undertaking of Metro Pacific Investments Foundation and the municipality of Medina continues to strengthen the comprehensive marine protection and conservation ...
  • Seeds of LOVE 

    (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
    Fifty-five members of the RWM League of Volunteer Employees (LOVE) and their families recently held a tree-planting and environmental awareness activity at the La Mesa Nature Reserve in honor of Earth Day 2019. In addition ...
  • FedEx employees lead Batangas mangrove-planting 

    (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
    FedEx Express together with Pusod Foundation, an environmental non-profit organization, recently launched a mangrove-planting activity in Barangay activity in Barangay Papaya, Nasugbu, Batangas through its global giving ...
  • Prices of sardines, condiments up 

    (Malaya, May 7, 2019, on page A1-A7)
    Twenty-six products have raised suggested retail prices (SRP) as of May 4 as manufacturers could no longer hold off the adjustments, according to Ruth Castelo, undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). ...
  • 'Palace wants details of alleged sinking' 

    Reyes, Victor; Reyes, Jocelyn (Malaya, June 17, 2019, on page B1-B6)
    Defense and military officials have been asked by Malacanang to present to the Cabinet the details of the alleged sinking of a philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel at the Recto Bank of the West Philippine Sea last ...
  • Senate should be more active on WPS: Drilon 

    Nonato, Vince (Malaya, June 17, 2019, on page B1-B6)
    Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon yesterday expressed hope the chamber would be more active in tackling the West Philippine Sea issue in the incoming 18th Congress. Drilon said he was dismayed that the committee on ...
  • Pasig River rehab head sacked 

    Montemayor, Jocelyn (Malaya, September 11, 2019, on page B1-B5)
    President Duterte has terminated the head of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) for alleged corruption in the agency, Malacañang announced yesterday. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said the ...
  • '1,000 barangays ignored Manila Bay cleanup drive' 

    Africa, Raymond (Malaya, May 3, 2019, on page B1-B3)
    Nearly 18 percent of the 5,714 barangays surrounding Manila Bay have complied with a directive from the interior department to participate in a drive to clean the polluted bay. The interior department is preparing show-cause ...
  • Duterte moves on Spartly ruling 

    Macasaet, Amado P. (Malaya, August 19, 2016, on page A2)
    As if to make it appear that the Philippines is a country of peaceful people, President Duterte asked former president Fidel V. Ramos to try to China over the arbitration court ruling on the Philippine claim to islands in ...
  • DA to distribute 1M fishing boats in five years 

    Macapagal, Jed (Malaya, August 19, 2016, on page A3)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) targets to distribute one million fishing boats nationwide in the next five years in support of the goal towards fish and marine product sufficiency. "We will provide two families a fiber ...
  • Private sector's role in Manila Bay cleanup 

    (Malaya, January 23, 2020, on page B4)
    Government officials are fond of saying that an important project cannot see the light of day without the full cooperation and participation of the citizens, particularly the private sector. For sure, there are important ...
  • PH bats for removal of fisheries subsidies 

    (Malaya, January 9, 2020, on page A1-A7)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) said the Philippines bats for the prohibition of certain forms of fisheries subsidies that encourage overfishing. DA Secretary William Dar said the Philippines is maintaining this position ...
  • Taal fisherfolk move to save catch 

    (Malaya, February 3, 2020, on page A1)
    The Taal Lake Aquaculture Inc. (TLAAI) has appealed to government authorities to give its members sufficient window hours every day to feed and harvest thousands of tons of healthy, marketable fish still in their cages. ...
  • Fish cage operations in Taal allowed to resume 

    (Malaya, February 6, 2020, on page A2)
    Fish cage operators can now resume feeding their fish stock in Taal Lake as the government said water quality has improved. Agriculture Secretary William Dar, citing tests from January 14 to 30 conducted by the Bureau of ...
  • The oil spill and the blame game 

    (Malaya, August 12, 2013, on page B4)
    The clean-up of the oil spill that contaminated Manila Bay and affected the livelihood of hundreds of fishermen in at least three towns of Cavite last Thursday is almost complete. One can just imagine the huge damage brought ...
  • Oil spill impact 

    (Malaya, August 16, 2013, on page A2)
    Petron Corp. yesterday said that the waters in several areas in Tanza, Cavite affected by the oil spill can still sustain life. Petron, which earlier took responsibility for the oil spill incident last August 8, said that ...
  • Protect your heart with Superfish 

    (Malaya, August 19, 2013, on page B7)
    According to a recent study by the National Statistics Office (NSO), heart disease remains to be the leading cause of death among Filipinos, accounting for 1 out every 5 deaths. It was also found that 90 percent of the ...
  • Giant clams to fight insurgency 

    Reyes, Victor (Malaya, March 1, 2013, on page A12)
    The Armed Forces is deploying 200 giant clams to Bohol to help prevent the resurgence of New People's Army in the province which had been declared insurgency-free in 2009. A C-130 plane was due to transport to Bohol an ...
  • G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical makers expand in Asia 

    (Malaya, June 14, 2019, on page B5)
    Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution. Images of plastic debris-strewn ...
  • Chinese frigate spotted at Scarborough Shoal 

    Reyes, Victor (Malaya, June 11, 2019, on page B3)
    A Philippine Coast Guard ship spotted a Chinese Navy frigate at the disputed Scarborough Shoal, also known as Panatag Shoal and Bajo de Masinloc, off Zambales, the PCG reported yesterday. Coast Guard spokesman Capt. Almand ...

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