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  • Capitol sets up center for 'rice-fish culture' 

    Melliza, Pet (SunStar Philippines, February 28, 2000, on page 2-13)
    The Iloilo provincial government is setting up a fish hatchery in Cabatuan town, 20 kilometers north of this city, to promote the "appropriate technology" in "rice-fish culture". The Lowland Technology Development and ...
  • Fishery projects up in Guimaras 

    Aplaon, A. (SunStar Philippines, May 5, 2000, on page 8)
    The province of Guimaras, in cooperation with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) will set up a collaborative project ...
  • DILG supports LGUs in protecting municipal waters in WPS: Año 

    (SunStar Philippines, September 6, 2021, on page 5)
    The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged local government units (LGUs) to improve their management of municipal waters and even assured them of its support in protecting municipal waters and local ...
  • DoTr, DA, DoE forge agri-fishery agreement 

    Navales, Reynaldo G. (SunStar Philippines, March 15, 2021, on page 2-11)
    The Department of Transportation (DOTr), Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Department of Energy (DOE) signed a tripartite Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to strengthen and expand the implementation of the existing ...
  • Cebu City river, coastal clean-up set on June 19 

    JJL (SunStar Philippines, June 18, 2021, on page 13)
    The Cebu City government will conduct its fourth city-wide river and coastal clean-up on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The clean-up activity, which will be led by the Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF), is in line ...
  • ‘Little Merman’ takes 17½ hours to swim around Mactan Island 

    GCM; PJB (SunStar Philippines, April 27, 2021, on page 2)
    Lapu-Lapu City resident Cleevan Alegres completed the circumnavigation of Mactan Island in 17 hours and 37 minutes. The 25-year-old Alegres, dubbed Cebu’s “Little Merman,” left the beach at Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan ...
  • Clear guidelines on delivery of agri-fishery products sought 

    Nevales, Reynaldo G. (SunStar Philippines, August 5, 2021, on page 2-11)
    A fishermen's organization has asked the government to issue clear guidelines on the delivery of agricultural and fishery products following the implementation of the two-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro ...
  • Chinese vessels leave WPS after radio challenge from PH 

    (SunStar Philippines, May 6, 2021, on page 4)
    Chinese militia vessels left the area near Sabina Shoal in the West Philippine Sea after they were challenged by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the National Task Force-West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) said. In a report on ...
  • Just paper, Duterte describes arbitral ruling 

    Peralta-Malonzo, Third Anne (SunStar Philippines, May 8, 2021, on page 5)
    President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea dispute lacks teeth and could not be enforced. In another televised briefing Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Duterte said China’s President Xi ...
  • PH gives China 'presumption of good faith' in waste dumping issue 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (SunStar Philippines, July 15, 2021, on page 3)
    Malacañang is awaiting results on the probe into reports that Chinese vessels are dumping raw sewage into contested areas of the South China Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque emphasized that it is important to ...
  • PH protest Chinese Coast Guard's actions 

    (SunStar Philippines, May 4, 2021, on page 5)
    The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has protested the shadowing, blocking, dangerous maneuver and radio challenges by the Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) vessels conducting legitimate maritime ...
  • Over 200 Chinese ships spotted again in WPS 

    SunStar Philippines (SunStar Philippines, May 13, 2021, on page 3)
    More than 200 Chinese maritime militia (CMM) vessels were again found in the West Philippine Sea, the National Task Force West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) said on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. In a statement, the task force said ...
  • DA Administrative, Circular No. 02, Series of 2021 

    Department of Agriculture (DA) (SunStar Philippines, March 15, 2021, on page 7)
    Subject: Partial Suspension of Section 3 (a) of Fisheries Administrative Order No. 264, Series of 2020 (Regulation on the catching, possession, transporting, selling, trading and exporting of mangrove crablets, juvenile ...
  • DA Administrative, Circular No. 02, Series of 2021 

    Department of Agriculture (DA) (SunStar Philippines, February 16, 2021, on page 7)
    Subject: Partial Suspension of Section 3 (a) of Fisheries Administrative Order No. 264, Series of 2020 (Regulation on the catching, possession, transporting, selling, trading and exporting of mangrove crablets, juvenile ...
  • Philippines protests Chinese maritime militia ships in WPS 

    SunStar Philippines (SunStar Philippines, March 23, 2021, on page 3)
    (Updated) Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he has filed a diplomatic protest with China over the presence of around 220 Chinese vessels believed to be manned by maritime militia in the West Philippine Sea ...
  • From China with love 

    (SunStar Philippines, March 26, 2021, on page 4)
    The Philippines received 600,000 doses of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccines last month, and recently, we got another shipment of 400,000. In between those two batches of goodwill, our friendly donor moored over 200 Chinese militia ...
  • Public asked to protect mangrove ecosystem 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-3 (SunStar Philippines, May 19, 2021, on page 1-11)
    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) asked the public to protect mangrove forests in Central Luzon to help save Manila Bay and sustain the region's coastal resources. DENR Regional Executive Director ...
  • Masinloc-Oyon bay passes water quality parameters 

    Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, May 12, 2021, on page 2-15)
    The water quality of the 7,558-hectare Masinloc Oyon Bay Protected Landscape and Seascape (MOBPLS) in the towns of Masinloc and Palauig in Zambales has passed the water quality parameters of containing acceptable levels ...
  • Pawikan of the gulf 

    Lumawag, Reuel John F. (SunStar Philippines, May 24, 2021, on page 1-2)
    May 23 marks World Turtle Day, which was started by the American Tortoise Rescue, a nonprofit organization established in 1990. According to the group, "The day was created as a yearly observance to help people celebrate ...
  • Night fishing in Oslob 

    Madamba, Ted (SunStar Philippines, March 7, 2021, on page 4)
    Summer is the peak season when schools of glistening kalamputi are drawn to the drumming of the wooden boats and the glare of the bright lights. A mix of newly spawned fish species, kalamputi are silver white fishes that ...

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