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    • Carpio: Allowing China to fish in Phl EEZ unconstitutional 

      Punay, Edu; Romero, Paolo; Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, June 27, 2019, on page 1-5)
      President Duterte’s decision to allow Chinese fishermen to trawl in Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine Sea violates the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warned Tuesday. ...
    • Writ of kalikasan hearings on WPS reset 

      Punay, Edu (The Philippine Star, June 19, 2019, on page 5)
      The Supreme Court (SC) has reset oral arguments on the petition of fishermen from Palawan and Zambales to compel the government to protect disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea where Chinese fishermen have reportedly ...
    • Asean may tackle sea disputes; garbage dumping not on agenda 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Philippine Star, June 21, 2019, on page 1-4)
      Bitter disputes over competing claims in the South China Sea are likely to surface at the two-day Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting starting Saturday in this Thai capital after the sinking of a Filipino ...
    • Ambo agri damage hits P1.56 B 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, May 21, 2020, on page 9)
      Damage to agriculture in areas hit by Typhoon Ambo has ballooned to P1.56 billion. Damage to the fisheries sector was valued at P41 million and affected 2,644 fisherfolk. Most of the damage was recorded in Leyte and Northern ...
    • Rody: No stopping China from fishing in Phl waters 

      Romero, Alexis; Visperas, Eva; Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, June 26, 2019, on page 1-7)
      As critics question the presence of the Chinese ship that hit a Filipino boat near Recto Bank earlier this month, President Duterte said China would continue to fish within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) ...
    • China rejects 3rd party in boat sinking probe 

      Romero, Alexis; Flores, Helen; Romero, Paolo (The Philippine Star, July 2, 2019, on page 1-4)
      China has rejected a proposal for a third party investigator for the Recto (Reed) Bank incident and has insisted that the probe be conducted only by Philippine and Chinese authorities, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential ...
    • Nestlé joins World Oceans Day clean-ups 

      (The Philippine Star, June 26, 2019, on page C4)
      Several hundred Nestlé Philippines employees from different work sites joined their colleagues in over 30 countries, participating in the clean-up of coastlines and waterways, in celebration of World Oceans Day under the ...
    • Mapping system detects blue carbon on coasts 

      Ronda, Rossea Hosillos (The Philippine Star, June 27, 2019, on page B5)
      Harnessing the power of satellite and laser mapping images, researchers from the University of the Philippines-Diliman have developed a web community-based tool to assess the presence of blue carbon in coastal areas. The ...
    • Ambo damage to agri hits P1 B 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen; Santos, Rudy; Ronda, Rainier Allan (The Philippine Star, May 19, 2020, on page 2)
      Damage to the agriculture sector in areas battered by Typhoon Ambo has climbed to P1.04 billion, the Department of Agriculture-Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center reported yesterday. The fisheries ...
    • Meat, fish price controls start today 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, February 24, 2020, on page 1-12)
      Traders and retailers should brace for penalties if they overprice farm products, as the Department of Agriculture implements suggested retail prices (SRP) for certain commodities beginning today in Metro Manila. The DA ...
    • Calida seeks dismissal of kalikasan petition on WPS 

      Punay, Edu (The Philippine Star, July 2, 2019, on page 4)
      Solicitor General Jose Calida has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition of fishermen seeking to compel the government to protect disputed shoals in the West Philippine Sea where Chinese fishermen have ...
    • Tubbataha: A worthy substitute for a dinosaur safari 

      Belmonte, Ethan Gabriel Garcia (The Philippine Star, April 16, 2010, on page G-2)
      Located in the Sulu Sea, 181 kilometers from Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, Tubbataha Reef is a marine sanctuary home to over 300 species of coral and 1,000 species of animals, many of which are endangered. It has also ...
    • A man named Omar 

      Nepomuceno, Omar (The Philippine Star, May 2, 2010, on page N-3)
      God equips His children with specific talents and abilities in order to pursue their purpose in life. It is therefore no coincidence that Omar Nepomuceno was born in the seaside town of Donsol, Sorsogon, a blessed haven ...
    • Agri-fishery exports reach $ 1.31 B in Q1 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, May 11, 2020, on page B5)
      Exports of agriculture and fishery products grew by 12 percent to $1.31 billion in the first quarter even as the country’s total outbound shipments dropped during the period. Citing data from the Philippine Statistics ...
    • Last sardine cans packed in US 

      Associated Press (AP) (The Philippine Star, April 16, 2010, on page A-30)
      The intensely fishy smell of herring has been the smell of money for generations of workers in Maine who have snipped, sliced and packed the small, silvery fish into billions of cans of sardines on their way to Americans' ...
    • Breathtaking nature at Hamilo Coast 

      (The Philippine Star, April 16, 2010, on page 25)
      Who would have ever imagined that such a wealth of natural beauty lies just a few hours away from Metro Manila? Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas is SM Land's premier residential leisure destination that encompasses mountains ...
    • Crew fined for entering restricted reef area 

      Associated Press (AP) (The Philippine Star, April 17, 2010, on page A-26)
      Australian authorities signaled their seriousness about protecting the Great Barrier Reef with a court issuing fines Friday for a ship that entered a restricted area a day after a coal carrier ran aground and tore a huge ...
    • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 10, Series of 2020, 07 May 2020 

      Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, May 9, 2020, on page B3)
      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 Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Balite Bay, ...
    • Carpio: China’s naming of sea features doesn’t mean sovereignty 

      Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, May 8, 2020, on page 7)
      China’s naming of features in the South China Sea, including islands in the Philippine-held Kalayaan Island Group (KIG), does not matter since names of the geologic features do not determine sovereignty, retired Supreme ...
    • Phl protests China’s latest SCS actions 

      Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, May 1, 2020, on page 3)
      The Philippines “strongly” protested China’s establishment of two new districts in the disputed South China Sea and the illegal designation of Kagitingan Reef within the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) as administrative center ...