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    • PH Navy vessel docks at Pagasa Island port 

      Andrade, Jeannette I. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 21, 2020, on page A1-A3)
      The Philippine Navy’s BRP Ivatan (LC298) made history last week for being the first Navy vessel to dock at the newly constructed port at Pagasa Island on the West Philippine Sea. In a statement issued on late Tuesday, Naval ...
    • BFAR urged to fast track fishing vessel trackers 

      Gomez, Eireene Jairee (The Manila Times, May 21, 2020, on page A7)
      The government needs to install tracking devices in commercial fishing vessels, that has been delayed for four years now. The League of Municipalities of the Philippines in Romblon (LMP-Romblon), Pangisda Natin Gawin Tama ...
    • 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 ...
    • Duterte agrees to joint probe of Recto Bank boat incident 

      Kabiling, Genalyn D. (Manila Bulletin, June 23, 2019, on page 15)
      The Philippines has agreed to conduct a joint and impartial investigation with China to determine the truth and accountability on the Recto Bank incident.President Duterte has welcomed China’s proposed joint inquiry and ...
    • 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 ...
    • China broaches joint probe on boat ramming 

      Requejo, Rey E.; Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, June 21, 2019, on page A1-A2)
      China has proposed a joint investigation with the Philippine government of the ship-ramming incident where a Chinese vessel hit and sank a Filipino fishing boat anchored near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea to achieve ...
    • 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) ...
    • The West Philippine Sea is ours 

      Guevara, Milwida M. (Manila Bulletin, May 20, 2020, on page B-4)
      Attending the virtual townhall meeting of the Movement for Good Governance (MGG) on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) reminded me of several biblical characters. There is Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio who like St. ...
    • Locsin junks 'verbal deal' with China 

      Requejo, Rey E.; Mariano, Nat; Blancaflor, MJ; Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, July 4, 2019, on page A1-A2)
      President Rodrigo Duterte’s purported verbal agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping allowing Chinese fishermen to fish within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone cannot be implemented, Foreign Affairs Secretary ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tongue in a cheek 

      (Manila Standard, July 1, 2019, on page A4)
      Called out for his remarks on how difficult it was to determine the exclusivity of the country’s exclusive economic zone in the West Philippine Sea because “it’s under water,” Senate President Vicente Sotto III last week ...
    • 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 ...
    • Expert warns crab farmers against ‘fake’ king crablets 

      De La Cruz, Joesyl Marie (DailyGuardian, May 20, 2020, on page 6-8)
      Losses experienced by some crab farmers in the Philippines were traced to the very low survival of crablets that were misidentified as the popular king crab. Farmers prefer to culture king crab because it grows bigger and ...
    • Four rescued from sunken boat 

      Rendon, Jennifer P. (DailyGuardian, May 20, 2020, on page 2-11)
      Four persons, including a nine-month-old boy, were rescued after their boat was battered by strong waves afternoon of May 17, 2020 in the waters of Culasi, Antique. Policemen identified the victims as Jenru Madamay, 25, ...
    • Philippines leads the way in ‘9-dash-line’ dispute vs China 

      (DailyGuardian, May 20, 2020, on page 1-8)
      The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to forge ahead with finishing the Code of Conduct with China over the South China Sea (SCS) by 2021. Vietnam’s goal for ASEAN to arrive at an agreement with China ...
    • 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 ...
    • Palau first to ban 'reef toxic' sun cream 

      BBC (Panay News, January 4, 2020, on page 9)
      The Pacific nation of Palau has become the first country to ban sun cream that is harmful to corals and sea life. From Wednesday, sun cream that includes common ingredients, including oxybenzone, is not allowed to be worn ...