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  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy (The Philippine Star, May 28, 2000, on page 15)
    A nationwide program to disseminate aquaculture technologies developed by a government-hosted Southeast Asian center is on. Now implementing program are the Tigbauan, Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
  • Seafdec AQD chief reappointed 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, February 28, 2000, on page 26)
    On the government's recommendation through President Estrada, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) has reappointed the chief of the Iloilo-based SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) for a third term. ...
  • New technology boosts revival of 'hito' industry 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 10, 2000, on page 24)
    The native catfish (hito) industry, which appears headed for extinction, may yet be revived. Basis pf this optimistic outlook is the development of a technology for the mass production of Asian catfish (Clarias macrocephalus) ...
  • SEAFDEC AQD marks 27th anniversary 

    (The Philippine Star, July 3, 2000, on page 50)
    The government-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) based in Tigbauan, Iloilo, will celebrate its 27th anniversary on July 6-7. Among the highlights of the celebration ...
  • Coastal towns welcome aquaculture technologies 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, March 31, 2000, on page B-3)
    The livelihood programs of a number of coastal as well as landlocked towns in the Visayas are now being boosted by aquaculture technologies being transferred to their fishfarming sector. Such technologies include raising ...
  • Mariculture park on the drawing board 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, February 4, 2000, on page 26)
    SAEP agreed to spearhead the move during its 13th annual meeting held recently at the Central Philippines University (CPU) in Iloilo City. Along this line, a multi-disciplinary task force will be created to prepare a ...
  • Search on for aqua project sites to be financed by Landbank 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, January 26, 2000, on page B-4)
    The search is on for appropriate sites in Mindanao where aquaculture projects to be funded by the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) will be undertaken. This search was initiated by the West Visayas Technology Promotion ...
  • Primavera elected head of PAMS 

    (The Philippine Star, January 10, 2000, on page 28)
    A noted marine scientist has been elected president of the Philippine Association of Marine Science (PAMS). To lead PAMS in the new millennium is Dr. Jurgenne Primavera, senior scientist of the government-hosted Southeast ...
  • Discovering the ocean's deepest mysteries beyond the 'Titanic' 

    Garceau, Scott (The Philippine Star, June 26, 2021, on page C2)
    Talking with Bob Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered the sunken Titanic in the North Atlantic in 1985, he can sound a little dismissive of that particular blip on his career sonar — possibly because he’s been asked ...
  • Fisheries specialists finish program 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 29, 1996, on page 28)
    Fourteen fisheries specialists from 12 Asian countries completed last Sep. 27 a 12-week course on Coastal Aquaculture conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) at ...
  • Science agency developing ecology model for Laguna Lake 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 20, 1999, on page 40)
    A dynamic ecological model of Laguna de Bay will be developed to rationalize the management of the lake. The task has been started by the Binangonan Freshwater Substation (BFS) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, August 1, 1999, on page 17)
    Fifty-two Asians, 30 of them Filipinos, completed separately three training courses on aquaculture conducted by a Southeast Asian center based in Tigbauan town during the first half of this year. The courses were on ...
  • Boracay waters being rid of coral-devouring starfishes 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 27, 1999, on page 18)
    A campaign to rid the waters of the world-famous tourists island of Boracay in Aklan of crown-of-thorns (COT) starfishes in on. Since last year, some 10,000 COTs have been manually gathered by local dive shop operators, ...
  • 'Fishworld': Soon to rise in Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 5, 1999, on page L-24)
    It's simply called "FishWorld." It is a theme park now being constructed inside the complex of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) in this scenic seaside town 24 kilometers ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 13, Series of 2021, 01 May 2021 

    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, May 2, 2021, on page B2)
    Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at Puerto Princesa Bay, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan; coastal waters ...
  • 'Continued stay of Chinese in WPS economic sabotage' 

    Porcalla, Delon; Flores, Helen; Romero, Paolo (The Philippine Star, May 3, 2021, on page 4)
    By keeping hundreds of its vessels inside the Philippines’ 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ), China is guilty of not only encroaching on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) but also of economic sabotage by a “foreign ...
  • US, at East Asia meet, rejects China sea claims 

    Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, August 6, 2021, on page 2)
    The United States underscored its rejection of China’s unlawful maritime claims in the South China Sea in line with the 2016 Arbitral Tribunal Award when Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressed the East Asia Summit ...
  • Lorenzana: China encroaching on Phl waters 

    Punongbayan, Michael; Cabrera, Romina; Romero, Paolo; Porcalla, Delon; Punay, Edu; Lee-Brago, Pia; Felipe, Cecille Suerte (The Philippine Star, April 29, 2021, on page 2)
    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana countered China’s latest claims of sovereignty over islands and features in the West Philippine Sea yesterday, emphasizing that it is the Chinese who are encroaching on Philippine waters. ...
  • Office of the Secretary, Department Circular No. 16, Series of 2020 

    (The Philippine Star, March 31, 2021, on page 4)
    Subject: National guidelines on the conduct of acceptance testing for agri-fisheries machinery.
  • Second phase of Marikina River dredging starts - DENR 

    Marcelo, Elizabeth (The Philippine Star, August 2, 2021, on page 8)
    The Task Force Build Back Better has commenced the second phase of the dredging of Marikina River to mitigate floods in Metro Manila. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, who chairs the task force, said the completion of the ...

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