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  • It's o-fish-al: Tokyo's Tsukiji market to move on Oct. 11 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, December 21, 2017, on page S1/8)
    Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market will move to a new site on October 11, the capital’s governor said Wednesday, ending years of delays marked by scandals and emotional divisions among fishmongers. Yuriko Koike’s decision ...
  • Veep urges filing of protest on Chinese missiles 

    Aguinaldo, Camille A.; Tadalan, Charmaine A. (BusinessWorld, May 7, 2018, on page S1/12)
    Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Sunday urged President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s “administration to take immediate and appropriate actions, including the filing of a diplomatic protest” in the wake of China’s reported ...
  • Whales in the wild: rare gem amid Thailand mass tourism 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, December 16, 2016, on page S3/6)
    Piercing the water’s surface with its almond-shaped mouth, a giant Bryde’s whale opens wide for one, two, three seconds, gulping in anchovies as a boatload of awed tourists look on in the Gulf of Thailand. It’s a rare ...
  • Boracay set for dry run 

    Mogato, Anna Gabriela (BusinessWorld, August 24, 2018, on page S1/10)
    Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns Benny D. Antiporda said in an interview there will be policies issued before Oct. 26, as formed by a technical working group and approved by the ...
  • Fisheries output rises 2.64% in second quarter, aquaculture leads 

    Mogato, Anna Gabriela A. (BusinessWorld, August 17, 2018, on page S1/3)
    Fisheries output rose 2.64% year-on-year to 1.13 million metric tons (MT) in the second quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority said. In its Fisheries Quarterly Performance Report for the three months to June, the PSA ...
  • DOST touts new areas for mussel-farming expansion 

    Mogato, Anna Gabriela A. (BusinessWorld, January 11, 2018, on page S1/8)
    The Government has identified 12 areas, mostly in the Visayas and Mindanao, deemed suitable for the development of a mussel farming industry. The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research ...
  • Philippine reef status calls for urgent attention 

    (BusinessWorld, January 19, 2018, on page S4/4)
    The Great Barrier Reef’s condition is worsening. Philippine coral reefs are bound to the same fate unless we do something about it. Urgent words and warnings. Is there a way to stop our oceans from warming? What can we ...
  • Roque cries 'fake news' on remarks on Benham Rise 

    Balinbin, Arjay L. (BusinessWorld, January 29, 2018, on page S1/10)
    Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Sunday said recent statements attributed to him regarding sovereignty issues over Benham Rise are “fake news.” “Finake news po ako (I’m a victim of fake news),” Mr. ...
  • Palawan held up as model for fishing in Negros-Cebu strait 

    Mogato, Anna Gabriela A. (BusinessWorld, January 15, 2018, on page S1/5)
    Non-governmental organization Oceana Philippines is pushing for the monitoring of all commercial fishing vessels in the provinces along the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS), covering the body of water between Negros ...
  • Tilapia markets underdeveloped despite strong Philippine production — BFAR 

    Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, November 12, 2018, on page S2/7)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Agricultural Resources (BFAR) said that the Philippines has to develop markets for tilapia, a widely-cultivated fish, amid a consumer preference for galunggong, or round scad. Speaking to ...
  • Davao Crocodile Park now a SEAZA member 

    Padillo, Maya M. (BusinessWorld, November 15, 2018, on page S1/10)
    The Davao Crocodile Park is now operating under the Southeast Asian Zoo Association (SEAZA) standards following its recent membership to the group composed of around 90 conservatories and zoos in the region. “We aim for ...
  • 'Sea of Life' conservation project launched 

    (BusinessWorld, August 14, 2018, on page S2/8)
    Vibrant, abundant and teeming with life, this is how most divers and marine conservationists would describe Philippine's oceans and marine life. The country's coral reef area is so biodiverse that it is considered as the ...
  • DA to allow imports of galunggong for direct sale to market 

    Mogato, Anna Gabriela A. (BusinessWorld, August 13, 2018, on page S2/6)
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the fisheries industry agreed on Friday to allow the importation of round scad, or galunggong, as the closed fishing season nears. Agriculture secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol told reporters ...
  • Galunggong imports seen threatening 1.5M fisherfolk 

    Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, August 31, 2018, on page S1/5)
    The importation of round scad, or galunggong, will affect the livelihoods of 1.5million fisherfolk, according to Senator Cynthia A. Villar, who chairs her chamber’s committee on agriculture and food. “There is a need to ...
  • DTI to push for more agri exports to Hungary as joint committee convenes 

    Mogato, Anna Gabriela A. (BusinessWorld, February 12, 2018, on page S1/4)
    The Philippines is set to hold an inaugural Joint Committee on Economic and Trade Cooperation meeting with Hungary in September, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said. In a statement Sunday, Trade Secretary Ramon ...
  • British defense secretary says warship bound for South China Sea - media 

    Reuters (BusinessWorld, February 14, 2018, on page S1/8)
    A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published on Tuesday.British officials first flagged the ...
  • Expert says China has used naming features as basis for disputed sea claims 

    interaksyon.com (BusinessWorld, February 27, 2018, on page S1/10)
    Is China's naming at least five seamounts in the Philippine Rise that big a deal, and should we be worried? Yes, says a maritime expert at the University of the Philippines (UP). This is because, according to Dr. Jay L. ...
  • Senate opens inquiry on Philippine Rise 

    Aguinaldo, Camille A. (BusinessWorld, February 26, 2018, on page S1/10)
    The senate on Monday will open its inquiry on the issues hounding Philippine Rise or Benham Rise, especially on foreign and local scientific research as well as national security concerns on the continental shelf. The ...
  • ASEAN airs concern on China buildup; PHL bans foreign research on Benham Rise 

    Balinbin, Arjay L.; Aguinaldo, Camille A. (BusinessWorld, February 7, 2018, on page S1/9)
    China's continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among claimants and could raise regional tensions, Southeast Asian foreign ministers said Tuesday. Meanwhile, Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte ...
  • Universal language 

    (BusinessWorld, August 20, 2013, on page S1/10)
    Steve Westnedge plays in saxophone for a Leopard Seal known as "Casey" as part of a study on the animals reactions to different sounds at Sydney's Taronga Zoo on Aug. 19. Mr. Westnedge, who is also the zoo's elephant keeper, ...

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