More patrol boats for coastal towns vs illegal fishermen
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To bolster its anti-illegal fishing campaign, the provincial government is giving patrol boats to seven coastal towns. Provincial Administrator Raul Banias said the local governments of San Joaquin, Miag-ao, Oton, Barotac Viejo, Dumangas, Ajuy, and Carles would each receive one patrol boat. The turnover is scheduled next month. Banias is also the head of the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force (PBDTF).
Sologastoa, G. (2017, October 26). More patrol boats for coastal towns vs illegal fishermen. Panay News, pp. 2, 14.
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Illegal fishing; Fishing; Governments; Fishing vessels; Fishers; Territorial waters; Fishing grounds; Trawling; Explosive fishing; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force (PBDTF); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)- Region VI; Philippine National Police Maritime Group; Department of Agriculture (DA); Bantay Dagat; Banias, Raul; Defensor, Arthur Sr.
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