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    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reviving Visayas agriculture and fishery ( a Marshall Plan?) 

      Dy, Rolando (BusinessWorld, January 7, 2014, on page S1/4-S1/5)
      First, small-scale fishing needs to be brought back to its feet quickly. According to a University of Asia and the Pacific study, there were about 3,350 motorized boats and 975 non-motorized boats in 2008 in Guiuan, Eastern ...
    • Philippines to defy China fishing rule 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, January 17, 2014, on page S1/9)
      Philippine fishermen should ignore a Chinese rule requiring foreign fishing vessels to secure permission to enter much of the South China Sea, Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said yesterday. The rule was passed in November ...
    • Agriculture output boosted by Q4 gain 

      Roc, Bettina Faye V. (BusinessWorld, January 23, 2014, on page S1/1-S1/3)
      A surprising fourth-quarter gain provided a slight boost to farm output, the government yesterday reported, but the full-year result still fell well below the government’s target. Despite super typhoon Yolanda’s impact, ...
    • Dolphin slaughter 

      (BusinessWorld, January 24, 2014, on page S3/9)
      More dolphins are being driven towards the cove ready for slaughter, campaigners say Jan. 22, after bloody killings that were hidden from view behind large tarpaulin sheets. Some of the prettier animals are removed and ...
    • DENR allots P49.2 million for protected areas 

      Bago, John Paolo G. (BusinessWorld, January 27, 2014, on page S1/9)
      The Department Of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) has earmarked ₱49.2 million for the management of protected areas in the Central Visayas region last year. DENR-Region 7 Spokesperson Eddie Llamedo said the ...
    • BFAR prepares Mindanao food processors for ASEAN integration 

      Carillo, Carmencita A. (BusinessWorld, April 24, 2014, on page S1/7)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) stressed the need to train small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) on the proper processing, packaging and labeling requirements for halal fish and fishery products to ...
    • Mothers earn from spicy dilis 

      Padillo, Maya M. (BusinessWorld, April 24, 2014, on page S1/7)
      There will hardly be idle time for mothers in this city’s coastal communities these days after they were introduced to producing spicy dilis (anchovy) that sells well to the island’s residents and visitors. These mothers ...
    • Tagum eyes crab-growing project 

      Padillo, Maya M. (BusinessWorld, April 24, 2014, on page S1/7)
      The local government is eyeing the revival of intensive crab growing under private investors with the construction of a multi-species hatchery. The hatchery had been proposed as early as a decade ago by previous city ...
    • Seafood and aquaculture exports 

      Dy, Rolando T. (BusinessWorld, April 29, 2014, on page S1/4)
      The Philippine marine and coastal waters are huge. The country has the second longest coastline in the tropical world, and fourth in the world (World Factbook). Is it doing very well in seafood and aquaculture exports? In ...
    • China reef ‘reclamation’ seen 

      Delavin, Imee Charlee C. (BusinessWorld, May 16, 2014, on page S1/12)
      The Philippines yesterday released photographs to back its claim that China was reclaiming land on a disputed reef in the South China Sea in an apparent effort to build an airstrip. Manila warned on Wednesday that China ...
    • Territorial spat turns in Philippines' favor: capital flows shift away from China -Bank of America 

      (BusinessWorld, May 16, 2014, on page S2/1-8)
      Japan's so-called "Abenomics" and its territorial row with China have prompted a shift in Japanese money away from the world's second largest economy and into the Philippines and its Southeast Asian neighbors, according ...