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    • Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea 

      Reuters; Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 27, 2013, on page S1/9)
      Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing on Tuesday as tensions resurface over sovereignty in the energy-rich waters. ...
    • Fishpond fertilizer 

      (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2013, on page S1/2)
      The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) wants tobacco companies to sell to it their tobacco sweepings, which it will use to produce fishpond fertilizer. According to Memorandum Circular No. 001 Series of 2013 dated Feb. ...
    • BFAR cites Ocean Adventure 

      (BusinessWorld, April 22, 2013, on page S4/4)
      Ocean Adventure is being recognized specifically for its central role in "the Development of a Marine Mammal Stranding response capability through the conduct of Marine Mammal (Cetacean) Stranding Workshops to BFAR ...
    • Commitment to settle sea dispute expected 

      Gonzales, Noemi M. (BusinessWorld, April 25, 2013, on page S1/11)
      President Benigno S. C. Aquino III yesterday left for Brunei to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit where he will push for an early conclusion of a rules-based system to settle conflicting ...
    • Gov’t to ban galunggong fishing in Palawan 

      (BusinessWorld, April 25, 2013, on page S1/4)
      Fishing of galunggong (round scad) in northern Palawan will be temporarily banned in the meantime that the government carries out a study on the species’ spawning period. In a statement, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic ...
    • Possible fishery talks after dispute: Aquino 

      Gonzales, N. M. (BusinessWorld, May 22, 2013, on page S1/11)
      President Benigno S. C. Aquino III is open to discussions on a possible fishery cooperation with neighbors but only after an ongoing dispute with Taiwan is resolved. Mr. Aquino said he wants to defuse the tension with ...
    • Red tide recurs in Eastern Samar 

      Arinto, Reyan L. (BusinessWorld, May 28, 2013, on page SI/11)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday reported the recurrence of red tide in Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar. Juan D. Albalejado, Jr., BFAR-8 regional director, said laboratory tests conducted last ...
    • Fishing ground to open in newly declared sea territory 

      Pacardo, Louie O. (BusinessWorld, May 30, 2013, on page S1/12)
      The government will open a new fishing ground for small fishermen east of the country that has been declared part of Philippine territory, an official said yesterday. Payao is a locally made fish-attracting device. Mr. ...
    • Shellfish ban issued 

      (BusinessWorld, May 31, 2013, on page S1/10)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has banned the consumption of shellfish collected in the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, and Misamis Occidental after the seafood showed positive ...
    • Giant garbage patches of the sea become 'national' art in Venice 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, May 31, 2013, on page S3/8)
      Five huge patches of rubbish floating in seas around the world will have their own unofficial national pavilion on the sidelines of the world's largest non-commercial art fair in Venice this week, thanks to artist Maria ...
    • Pangasinan now red tide-free 

      Iñigo, Liezle Basa (Manila Bulletin, August 2, 2013, on page 9)
      The entire province of Pangasinan is now red tide-free after waters off its eastern coast have been cleared of a high concentration of algae by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). Laboratory analyses of ...
    • Shellfish ban in eight bodies of water 

      Meniano, Sarwell Q. (BusinessWorld, August 6, 2013, on page S1/11)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has banned shellfish gathering in eight bodies of water where red tide toxins exceed beyond the regulatory limit. BFAR Director Asis G. Perez said in a conference here ...
    • Fisherfolk aid ready - palace 

      (BusinessWorld, August 12, 2013, on page S1/12)
      Fisherfolks affected by the oil spill in Cavite late last week will be assisted by the government. BFAR (Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources) said they are already preparing fishing gears, fingerlings and other ...
    • BFAR to finish fisherfolk database 

      Meniano, Sarwell Q. (BusinessWorld, August 15, 2013, on page S1/2)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) aims to complete this year a nationwide database for subsidy beneficiaries in the fisheries sector. BFAR Director Asis G. Perez said the database will be the basis for ...
    • Still no fishing in high seas pocket 

      Gillermo, J. D. (BusinessWorld, August 16, 2013, on page S1/6)
      Due to the closure on fish aggregating devices (FADs), there are still no Philippine fishing vessels in a tuna-rich pocket of the Pacific Ocean, an Agriculture official said yesterday. “There are still no fishing vessels ...
    • 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, ...
    • BFAR charting shrimp roadmap 

      Guillermo, Jomari D. (BusinessWorld, August 20, 2013, on page S1/3)
      To increase local shrimp production and exports, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is now creating a shrimp roadmap, which will be completed this month, an official said yesterday. “Secretary Alcala has ...
    • True state of Philippine coral reefs 

      Alcala, Angel C. (Malaya Business Insight, August 22, 2013, on page B5)
      I attended the two -day Forum on the Coral Triangle Initiative on 14-15 August 2013 on invitation form the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) of the Department of Environment and Natural resources. In this forum, ...
    • Tuna Congress to highlight gains 

      Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, August 23, 2013, on page S1/2)
      This year’s National Tuna Congress will celebrate the partnerships and achievements gained by the industry over the last 15 years, organizers said. Rosanna Bernadette B. Contreras, Socsksargen Federation of Fishing and ...
    • Biggest fish market set for new home 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, January 2, 2014, on page S1/7)
      As most of Tokyo sleeps, men in rubber boots haggle over tuna in the cavernous halls of Tsukiji market. The clang of a bell around 5:30 a.m. kicks off the action at the world’s biggest fish emporium. Traders flash hand ...