Red tide warning up in Bataan, Pampanga

November 26, 2018
THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday warned consumers from Pampanga and Bataan against eating all kinds of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang after the coastal waters of the two provinces were found to be positive for red tide toxin.

Iloilo City hosts East Asian Seas Congress 2018

November 25, 2018
TO build commitments in the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, seas and oceans in the East Asian region, environment ministers, marine experts, ocean advocates, regional partners and other stakeholders will be converging in Iloilo City for the East Asian Seas Congress 2018.

More imported rice to stave off shortage

November 23, 2018
This was disclosed by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol who said that the latest procurement of imported rice brought to 547,000 metric tons the total volume of rice stocks of National Food Authority (NFA), which will be available on the market until next year.

Court soon to decide Maguindanao massacre

November 18, 2018
THE verdict on the 58 counts of murder charges filed against former Datu Unsay, Maguindanao Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr.; his brother, former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan and 101 others in connection with the nine-year-old Maguindanao massacre case, will soon be handed down after the Quezon City court handling the cases had already terminated the trials.

DA taps US firm to develop coconut hollow blocks, roofs

November 13, 2018
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the processing of these products will soon be realized after an American engineering company has offered to establish in the Philippines a manufacturing facility which would produce in commercial quantities housing materials like hollow blocks and roofs using the said products as binders.