Recent Submissions

  • Yellow River cleanup brings bright future 

    Zhao, Ruixue; Shi, Baoyin; Sun, Ruisheng (The Philippine Star, October 30, 2020, on page 11-12)
    Zhang Qinglin, a resident of Ronghe town, Wanrong county, Shanxi province, visits the Fenhe River, a couple of kilometers from his home, every other day. The 75-year-old enjoys watching the river meander through wetland ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 02, Series of 2017, 14 January 2017 

    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, January 17, 2017, on page B-7)
    Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at Coastal waters of Daram Island, Irong-irong and Cambatutay Bays in ...
  • DENR issues final warning to Laguna fish pen owners 

    Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, January 15, 2017, on page B-2)
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued its last appeal to fish pen operators to conduct self-demolition at the Laguna Lake before the government start a massive clearing operation. Environment ...
  • Cayetano prepares for DFA, joins South China Sea meet 

    Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, January 11, 2017, on page 6)
    Preparing to assume the post of foreign affairs secretary by the middle of this year, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano has been joining presidential visits and meetings abroad as well as international conferences on the South China ...
  • Romblon gov't clueless on Sibuyan Sea exploration 

    Felipe, Cecille Suerte (The Philippine Star, March 7, 2015, on page 3)
    Romblon Gov. Eduardo Firmalo welcomed the discovery of the World War II Japanese battleship Musashi by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his team in Sibuyan Sea, but noted that the provincial government was not informed ...
  • China photo of the day 

    (The Philippine Star, January 2, 2018, on page 5)
    To help the Philippine fishermen increase their production and improve their livelihood, China donated 100,000 fingerlings of coral trout (Plectropomus leopardus) to the Philippines, 50,000 of which arrived in Palawan last ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 02, Series of 2018, 15 January 2018 

    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, January 17, 2018, on page B10)
    Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at Irong-Irong Bay in Western Samar; Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar; ...
  • US Coast Guard to tackle China 'illegal' fishing in Pacific 

    Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Philippine Star, October 25, 2020, on page 4)
    The United States said Friday it will deploy Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter "destabilizing and malign" activities by China in disputed fishing grounds of the South China Sea. Accusing China of ...
  • White sand beach a ‘white elephant’? 

    Pascual, Federico D. Jr. (The Philippine Star, October 27, 2020, on page 6)
    We have a problem. It seems that the mastermind of the P389-million project recreating a strip of Boracay beach on Manila Bay was in a hurry to spread the fake white sand without factoring in the seasonal typhoons wreaking ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 24, Series of 2020, 26 October 2020 

    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, October 29, 2020, on page B6)
    Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at Coastal waters of Bataan (Mariveles, Limay, Orion, Pilar, Balanga, ...
  • Phl sovereignty not negotiable - Palace 

    Romero, Alexis; Lee-Brago, Pia; Simeon, Louise Maureen; Punay, Edu; Felipe, Cecille Suerte (The Philippine Star, June 18, 2019, on page 1-4)
    The Philippines is no slave to China, Malacañang said yesterday, as it faces mounting criticism over President Duterte’s silence on the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat after it was hit by a Chinese vessel near Recto ...
  • ‘No need to invoke MDT in Recto Bank incident’ 

    Punongbayan, Michael; Romero, Paolo (The Philippine Star, June 20, 2019, on page 2)
    The hitting of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel at midnight of June 9 in Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea was not an armed attack on the Philippines, hence not covered by the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) ...
  • Beijing claims 'consensus' reached on joint exploration 

    Mateo, Janvic (The Philippine Star, October 18, 2020, on page 5)
    The Chinese government said it had reached a consensus with the Philippines on the conduct of joint exploration of resources in the South China Sea. Reacting to the decision of President Duterte to lift the moratorium on ...
  • DA urged to prioritize training, promote agri-preneurship 

    (The Philippine Star, October 18, 2020, on page 5)
    Sen. Bong Go has expressed support for the proposed 2021 budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA) as he commend the agency for its swift response to the needs of Filipino farmers and fisherfolk during the pandemic. “I ...
  • Catanduanes blast fishing kills 9 whales 

    Dematera, Cet; Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, October 9, 2020, on page 14)
    Nine melon-headed whales, believed to be victims of dynamite fishing, washed ashore in Barangay Bonot, San Andres, Catanduanes yesterday. “These whales suffered acoustic trauma due to a strong explosion in the water,” ...
  • MMDA hauls water hyacinths from Pasig River 

    Cayabyab, Marc Jayson (The Philippine Star, October 8, 2020, on page 8)
    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) hauled this week 770 cubic meters of water hyacinths as the Pasig River ferry service remains suspended due to the invasive plant species. According to the MMDA public ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 20, Series of 2020, 02 October 2020 

    (The Philippine Star, October 7, 2020, on page B6)
    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 Pincesa City in Palawan; Coastal waters ...
  • MPD exec axed over Manila Bay beach crowd 

    Servallos, Neil Jayson; Cayabyab, Marc Jayson; Cabrera, Romina; Romero, Paolo (The Philippine Star, September 21, 2020, on page 1-2)
    The police station commander in charge of the Manila Bay area was sacked yesterday after crowds that gathered to see the newly opened beachfront featuring artificial white sand failed to observe social distancing amid the ...
  • Palawan holds solution to shrimp industry's woes 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, April 3, 2000, on page B-6)
    Palawan may yet hold the key to the survival of the country's moribund shrimp industry. The reason: the wild shrimps in its waters are genetically diverse. In fact, of the wild shrimps from the waters off five provinces ...
  • Manila asks BFAR: Probe bay fish kill 

    Cayabyab, Marc Jayson; Villanueva, Rhodina (The Philippine Star, September 19, 2020, on page 8)
    The city government of Manila has asked the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to look into the fish kill in Manila Bay along the Baseco seawall in Tondo that groups blamed on the dolomite sand project, an ...

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