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    • 2 survivors of capsized ship back home, to get gov't aid 

      Cortez, Gillian M. (BusinessWorld, September 21, 2020, on page S1/9)
      Two Filipino survivors of a cargo ship that sank off Japan arrived in the Philippines on Saturday and will be getting cash aid from government as well help in finding new employment, according to the Labor department. “We ...
    • Abalone: Galician marine aquaculture (GMA) 

      (BusinessWorld, February 23, 2017, on page S2/9)
      It is very unlikely that you can call Spain an abalone producing country, and that was why I did not pass up visiting the booth of Galician Marine Aquaculture or GMA. GMA was founded in the 2003 not as a company but as a ...
    • Agriculture fund to release P3 billion worth of loans to support fish farmers 

      Galang, Vincent Mariel P. (BusinessWorld, June 5, 2019, on page S1/5)
      The Department of Finance (DoF) has approved the use of at least P3 billion for the development of fish farming, tapping most of the loan fund worth P4 billion from the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF). ...
    • Agusan marsh vital bird sanctuary in Asia 

      Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, September 23, 2005, on page S3/8)
      A scientific expedition to the Agusan marsh in Northeastern Mindanao is scheduled late this year to highlight the need to preserve the area's biodiversity, a scientist said. Dr. Jurgenne Primavera, a senior scientist of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fish tagging program starts 

      (BusinessWorld, January 16, 2008, on page S1/3)
      Up to 2,400 species of small pelagic fishes like galunggong, tunsoy, tawiles,hasa-hasa, and matangbaka in the waters of Palawan and Manila Bay are targeted for tagging and coding under a joint research program that will ...
    • Fishing, exploration impeded by China - PHL to Hague court 

      Tubadeza, Kathryn Mae P. (BusinessWorld, November 26, 2015, on page S1/12)
      The Philippines has been prevented by China from fishing and exploration activities in the South China Sea, Manila’s lead counsel told the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the first day of hearing on the merits of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Japan to fight trade ban on tuna 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 12, 2010, on page S1/10)
      Japan vowed Thursday to fight a global trade ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna, the pricey mainstay of sushi and sashimi, as Europe and the United States step up moves to protect the species. The world's largest consumer of ...
    • Japan to try again to justify 'scientific' whaling 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2015, on page S1/9)
      Japan stop Whaling negotiator said on Tuesday Tokyo would try again to justify its "scientific" Antarctic Ocean hunt after a panel of experts said the government had not proved why it needed to kill the mammals. Joji ...
    • Japanese plane flies over disputed islands 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, June 24, 2015, on page S1/11)
      A Japanese military patrol plane circled over disputed parts of the South China Sea on Tuesday at the start of an exercise with the Philippine military that has irked China. According to Japanese and Philippine officials, ...
    • Japanese, British warships head to South China Sea 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, November 28, 2018, on page S2/8)
      Japan’s biggest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, joined naval drills with Britain’s HMS Argyll in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday as the frigate headed toward the contested South China Sea and East Asia. Britain, Japan ...
    • Manila welcomes report that G7 countries concerned about West Philippine Sea 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, June 8, 2015, on page 12/S1)
      The Philippines on Sunday welcomed reports that the G7 summit would express concern about unilateral efforts to assert sovereignty claims in the disputed South China Sea. Regional alarm is growing at moves by China ...
    • Perfection in a salmon sashimi 

      Garcia, Joseph L. (BusinessWorld, December 5, 2019, on page S2/10)
      From sushi delivered by train, we now have sushi crafted by hand. From the same people who brought train-delivered Genki Sushi to the Philippines, we now have Sen-ryo, a more upscale sushi restaurant located in The Podium ...
    • 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 ...
    • Sharks, manta rays win global trade protection 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 16, 2013, on page S3/9)
      Several shark species and the manta ray won international trade protection on Monday in a move hailed by conservationists as a breakthrough in efforts to save them from being wiped out by over fishing. The deal at a major ...
    • 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 ...
    • UK grabbing attention with S. China Sea mission-paper 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, February 15, 2018, on page S1/10)
      Britain’s Defense Ministry is trying to justify its existence and grab attention with a planned mission by a British warship to the disputed South China Sea next month, a Chinese newspaper said on Wednesday. A British ...
    • UN begins negotiations on treaty to protect imperiled high seas 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, September 3, 2018, on page S2/7)
      United Nations on Tuesday kicked-off talks on a 2020 treaty that would regulate the high seas, which cover half the planet yet lack adequate environmental protection. Four sessions of talks, each lasting two weeks, are ...
    • US cautions on 'egregious' rules in disputed sea 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, October 7, 2015, on page S1/8)
      Some countries appear to view freedom of the seas as “up for grabs” in the South China Sea, imposing superfluous warnings and restrictions that threaten stability, a US Navy commander said on Tuesday in comments apparently ...