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  • 240 Chinese vessels spotted lingering in West Philippine Sea 

    PR (SunStar Philippines, April 15, 2021, on page 5)
    The National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) on Tuesday, April 13, denounced the continued swarming of Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) and Maritime Militia vessels, which Chinese authorities have claimed to be ...
  • Drilon speaks on "Women in Fisheries' 

    UPV-IPO (SunStar Philippines, March 14, 2000, on page 2-13)
    The University of Philippines in the Visayas has invited Undersecretary for Fisheries and Legislative Relations Cesar Drilon to be the keynote speaker in a conference-workshop on March 15-16, 2000 at the Four Seasons Hotel ...
  • Freshwater Fish Culture a 'feather on ASCA's cap' 

    Beup, Glenn (SunStar Philippines, July 5, 2000, on page 4)
    Aklan State College of Agriculture President Helmar Aguilar should be congratulated for entering into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources - Regional Office 6, pertaining to the ...
  • 91IB gives out 2.5K tilapia fingerlings in Aurora town 

    Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-3 (SunStar Philippines, February 14, 2021, on page 6)
    The Army 91st Infantry Battalion (91IB) distributed a total 0f 2,500 tilapia fingerlings to residents of barangays Bazal, Diaat, and Cadayacan in Maria Aurora town. This is in line with its Adopt-a-Barangay Kapwa Ko, Sagot ...
  • 600 turtle hatchlings return to sea in Bataan 

    Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, February 16, 2021, on page 1-11)
    More than 600 hatchlings of olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) successfully made their way back to sea through the conservation efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and their ...
  • Agri-fisheries modernization plan pilot tested in Masantol 

    Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, February 23, 2021, on page 2)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA)-Central Luzon, together with the Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute (PSRTI), conducted a pilot testing of questionnaires for the National Agriculture and Fisheries ...
  • LandBank casts P2-B credit line for fishing boat purchase 

    PR (SunStar Philippines, February 17, 2021, on page 6)
    In line with supporting the fisheries sector, Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) is offering a new credit facility to assist existing and prospective commercial fishing operators in acquiring fishing vessels for ...
  • Candaba exec clarifies red water in Candaba irrigation 

    Arcellaz, Princess Clea (SunStar Philippines, February 26, 2021, on page 1-11)
    Candaba Councilor Narciso "Siso" Maglanque on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, shed light on the sudden change of color flowing in an irrigation canal in Barangay Barit in Candaba town, Pampanga. Over the weekend, residents ...
  • China denies incursion as 200 ships dock at Phil reef 

    Associated Press (AP) (SunStar Philippines, March 23, 2021, on page 14)
    Bad weather prompted more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels to anchor at a reef claimed by the Philippines, Beijing said on Monday (Mar 22), sidestepping accusations from Manila of a move by China's vast South China Sea ...
  • Ship docks with memory of Cebu's past. Bridge spans hope for its future 

    (SunStar Philippines, March 22, 2021, on page 5)
    The Spanish Navy training ship Elcano, named after Juan Sebastian Elcano who led the lone vessel (out of five in Magellan fleet that returned to Spain), docked at the Cebu City port Saturday, March 20, 2021 to commemorate ...
  • 220 Chinese vessels with militia sighted in WPS 

    (SunStar Philippines, March 22, 2021, on page 4)
    Over 200 fishing vessels believed to be manned by Chinese maritime militia were sighted in line formation at the Julian Felipe Reef (Whitsun Reef) on March 7, 2021, the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea ...
  • Agro-fishery losses further rise to P53.6M 

    Nicavera, Erwin P. (SunStar Philippines, January 14, 2021, on page 1-8)
    More damage and production losses brought by the recent massive flooding in Negros Occidental to the local agro-fishery sector were recorded, now reaching at about P53.6 million. In terms of fisheries, the flash floods, ...
  • Hijo Resources Corp grows Tagum's new gen of seagrass meadows 

    PR (SunStar Philippines, January 25, 2021, on page 6)
    The Hijo coastline, which sits in the heart of the Davao Gulf, was home to a rich marine ecosystem, with seagrass meadows in the coastal seabed that serves as a sanctuary for many marine animals. However, when the boom in ...
  • Hijo Estate coastline now a Marine Protected Area 

    Perez, Ace June Rell S. (SunStar Philippines, November 21, 2020, on page 10)
    To protect and preserve the rich marine biodiversity within its coastline, the Hijo Resources Corporation (HRC) and the local government unit (LGU) of Tagum City, through its City Environment and Natural Resources Office ...
  • BFAR: Visayan Sea deserves rest 

    EPN; SunStar Philippines (SunStar Philippines, November 17, 2020, on page 13)
    Citing the need for the Visayan Sea to have the rest that it deserves, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Western Visayas has started to implement the three-month closed season in the area. Starting ...
  • Cebu City collects 41.6 tons of trash during cleanup drive 

    JJL (SunStar Philippines, December 6, 2020, on page 4)
    The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) conducted a cleanup on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, and collected 41.63 tons of garbage. The CMTF focused on areas along the Mahiga and Tejero Creeks; the mouth of the Guadalupe ...
  • Flood in Victorias prompts dredging of clogged rivers 

    Cañet, Carla N. (SunStar Philippines, January 9, 2021, on page 3)
    The flooding incident that earlier hit Victorias City and its neighboring towns and cities last New Year's Day revelry has prompted 3rd District Represenative Jose Francisco Benitez, Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca, the ...
  • OPA: Initial P76M crop, fishery damage surpasses NegOcc's agri losses last year 

    Nicavera, Erwin P. (SunStar Philippines, January 20, 2021, on page 6)
    The initial worth of damage brought by the massive flooding earlier this month to crop and fishery sector of Negros Occidental has already surpassed the amount of agro-fishery losses incurred by the province for the whole ...
  • Agro-fishery losses climb to P78M 

    Nicavera, Erwin P. (SunStar Philippines, January 18, 2021, on page 6)
    The damage caused by massive flooding brought about by heavy rains with strong winds to agro-fishery sector of Negros Occidental has increased to about P78 million. For the January 8 to 11 flash floods alone, the Office ...
  • Fish kill hits Lake Sebu 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (SunStar Philippines, January 12, 2021, on page 2)
    Around PHP20 million worth of tilapia have been destroyed due to the massive fish kill in the last three days in portions of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato province. Christopher Ofong, Lake Sebu municipal information officer, ...

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