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    • Red tide alert raised in 4 Eastern Visayas bays 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, July 28, 2020, on page 2)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has raised red tide alert in four bays in Eastern Visayas due to the reappearance of red tide toxins in coastal waters. In its alert, BFAR informed the public that red ...
    • Fish port lockdown extended: COVID hits 26 more persons 

      Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, August 6, 2020, on page 1-14)
      Health authorities detected 26 more coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections at the Iloilo Fishing Port Complex in Barangay Tanza here. This prompted Mayor Jerry Treñas to extend the facility’s 72-hour lockdown for ...
    • HMC declares success in 'coral gardening' 

      (The Manila Times, July 27, 2020, on page B9)
      Nickel Asia Corp. (NAC) subsidiary Hinatuan Mining Corp. (HMC) has announced with pride the success of its coral nursery project in the island of Hinatuan, Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte. “The coral nursery initiative, ...
    • Trump's South China Sea war nears but PH should avoid it 

      New Worlds (The IDSI Corner) (The Manila Times, July 26, 2020, on page A5-A6)
      We are witnessing today the most powerful country in the world, the United States, undergoing intense internal economic and social division as well as unprecedented breaking of agreements with allies even while they are ...
    • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 14, Series of 2020, 30 July 2020 

      Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, August 6, 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 Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Cancabato ...
    • Fishing vessels monitoring rules sought 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, July 27, 2020, on page C2)
      Local government units continue to appeal to the Department of Agriculture to implement a vessel monitoring mechanism to deter illegal entry of commercial vessels in municipal waters. Under the Amended Fisheries Code, the ...
    • Deteriorating US-China relations: How did it come to this? 

      Romualdez, Benjamin (The Philippine Star, July 26, 2020, on page 4)
      China’s expansionist actions in the South China Sea and the Indo-Pacific region is also giving rise to a “concerted pushback” from many nations. China’s Belt and Road Initiative gave it an opportunity to expand its economic ...
    • P150-M fish port soon to rise in Mati 

      Mati CIO (SunStar Philippines, August 1, 2020, on page 9)
      The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) is eyeing to fund a P150 million 5-hectare port in Mati City. Lawyer Glen A. Pangapalan, PFDA General Manager, said the funding will be divided into two P75 million ...
    • EcoWaste Coalition pitches reusable face masks to lessen wastes 

      (DailyGuardian, August 1, 2020, on page 8)
      The EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental health group, prodded the general public to go for reusable cloth face masks to control the unbridled use and disposal of single-use masks made of non-biodegradable and non-recyclable ...
    • CENRO Bago City supports LGU, PNP coastal cleanup drives 

      Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, August 6, 2020, on page 8)
      The shoreline is clear after the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Bago City joined the simultaneous coastal clean-up conducted by the local government unit (LGU) and Philippine National Police ...
    • Guimaras mulls declaring August as maritime safety awareness month 

      (DailyGuardian, August 8, 2020, on page 8)
      Officials of Guimaras province proposed declaring the month of August as Maritime Safety Awareness Month. Guimaras Lone District Rep Ma. Lucille L. Nava pushed a legislation that will serve as reminder on the significance ...
    • Disaster Resilience Month in WV pivots to Guimaras 

      (DailyGuardian, July 18, 2020, on page 8-10)
      Volunteers and personnel of various agencies gathered for a clean-up drive in Guimaras on July 15, 2020 in Observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month. The Office of the Civil Defense Region 6 led the clean-up ...
    • BFAR gets third golden bangus 

      Visperas, Eva (The Philippine Star, July 28, 2020, on page 9)
      Another golden bangus or milkfish was turned over to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Barangay Bonuan Binloc in this city yesterday. It was the third golden bangus donated to the BFAR since 2015. The ...
    • Divers haul ghost nets from submarine wreck in Greece's Ionian Sea 

      Reuters (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 3, 2020, on page A14)
      Divers removed half a ton of abandoned fishing gear covering a British submarine that sank off the Greek island of Kefalonia in 1941 as well as other wrecks in an effort to protect the area’s loggerhead sea turtles, dolphins ...
    • Yellow zombie ideas on our China dispute 

      Tiglao, Rigoberto D. (The Manila Times, July 31, 2020, on page A1-A5)
      President Duterte’s comments on our disputes with China over the South China Sea in his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) have resuscitated Yellow zombie ideas. That phrase was coined by Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, ...
    • DENR to restore Boracay wetland recovered from Island settlers 

      Enano, Jhesset O. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, July 31, 2020, on page A6)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said restoration work would soon begin in one of the nine wetlands on Boracay Island after it was recovered from illegal occupants. In a statement on Tuesday, the ...
    • Cimatu lobbles for law creating Boracay Island Development Authority 

      (BusinessWorld, July 31, 2020, on page S1/10)
      Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu called on lawmakers to pass the measure creating a permanent agency that will sustain developments under the Boracay rehabilitation program. “This is the opportune time to pass a law ...
    • Not a GOCC 

      Ochave, Revin Mickhael D. (BusinessWorld, July 31, 2020, on page S1/10)
      Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation Management Group General Manager Natividad Y. Bernardino said the BIATF’s version of the bill makes the BIDA a regulatory body while the local government retains its taxing authority. ...
    • Arbitration suit vs China: A colossal hoax 

      Tiglao, Rigoberto D. (The Manila Times, August 5, 2020, on page A1-A5)
      It has been a colossal hoax pulled off with astonishing success by the pro-American Yellow Cult: that the award handed down by an arbitral panel in the suit brought by former president Benigno Aquino 3rd and his government ...
    • Iloilo Fish Port on 72-hour lockdown 

      Cordero, Ian Paul (Panay News, August 3, 2020, on page 1-15)
      The Iloilo Fish Port Complex, a major center of fish trading and marine products processing in Region 6, is on a 72-hour lockdown beginning yesterday. Mayor Jerry Treñas ordered the temporary closure of the facility “to ...