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2 fishing boats capsize off CamSur

LEGAZPI  , Philippines  — Four persons were rescued while one remained missing after two fishing boats capsized off Camarines Sur amid inclement weather on F.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 13th, 2018

2 dead as fishing boats capsize off Tawi-Tawi

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Two fishermen died and 71 others were rescued when their boats capsized off the waters of Mapun island in Tawi-Tawi  on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Madagascar fishermen feel bullied by 6 Chinese trawlers

ANAKAO, Madagascar – The sun glistens on waves lapping against wooden fishing boats as their sails ripple in the breeze coming off the Indian Ocean. Nearby a young man with a diving mask bobs below the water's surface armed with a stick to lure his catch into a net while also ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

China’s fishing fleet a militia force

The naval and Coast Guard vessels of the People's Republic of China (PRC) have consistently drawn attention in the heavily disputed South China Sea, especially with the completion of military bases on artificial islands that China has built on Philippine-claimed reefs in the Spratly archipelago. What has not often drawn attention is the presence in the region of China's maritime militia. While the vessels look like fishing boats, they should not be taken lightly, said Gregory Poling, director of Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative and a fellow at Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. Force for intimidation They intimidate the vessels of other claiman...Keep on reading: China’s fishing fleet a militia force.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Over 2.4 million relocated in southern China due to Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McyUTBV2EzA CHINA DAILY/ ASIAN NEWS NETWORK VIDEO     HONG KONG ---Chinese state media say more than 2.45 million people have been relocated in southern China's Guangdong province to flee Typhoon Mangkhut. State media also cited the Guangdong provincial meteorological station as saying that by Sunday evening, nearly 50,000 fishing boats had been called back to port. The official Xinhua News Agency says groceries flew off the shelves of supermarkets in the provincial capital of Guangzhou as residents stocked up in preparation for being confined at home by the typhoon. Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in southern China's Guan...Keep on reading: Over 2.4 million relocated in southern China due to Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Published @ 3:34 p.m., Sept. 16, 2018 | Updated @ 12:14 p.m., Sept. 17, 2018 HONG KONG --- Typhoon "Mangkhut" barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines (where it was known as "Ompong') with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port, state media reported. It threatened to be the strongest typhoon to hit Hong Kong in nearly two decades. "Prepare for the worst," Hong Kong Security Minist...Keep on reading: Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Sulu fishermen get fiber glass boats

SULU – At least 50 motorized fishing boats made of fiber glass have been awarded to 100 beneficiaries as a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Which countries have the highest rates of modern slavery and most victims?

LONDON — At least 40 million people worldwide are estimated to be trapped in modern slavery today – more than ever before – as poverty, conflict and crises fuel the growing global slave trade. From men made to work in factories, farms and fishing boats and women forced to sell sex to people exploited for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

USAID, FAME partner to equip Sarangani fishing boats with transponders

MORE THAN two dozen small fishing boats in several towns of Sarangani will be equipped with transponders that will allow them to document their catch as well as stay in touch with their community and family on land......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

BFAR-2 distributes fiberglass boats to fisherfolk

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 18 (PIA)- -The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatice Resources (BFAR) in the Cagayan Valley Regionhas distributed a total of 964 fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) fishing b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

BFAR-2 distributes fiberglass boats to fisherfolk

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 18 (PIA)- -The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatice Resources (BFAR) in the Cagayan Valley Regionhas distributed a total of 964 fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) fishing b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

PH fishermen call on gov t to crack down on foreign poachers

Fishermen from Subic, Zambales, prepare their boats for another fishing trip to Scarborough Shoal. (INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON/Allan Macatuno) Filipino fishermen have called on government to be tougher.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Dumagats get livelihood assistance from BFAR

DIVILACAN, Isabela,June 14 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in the Cagayan Valley Region recently turned-over at least 10-fiberglass boats and other fishing paraphernalia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

3 boats apprehended for illegal fishing in Masbate

THE PHILIPPINE Coast Guard Station (CGS) in Masbate apprehended three fishing boats in San Pascual, Masbate on April 27 for illegal fishing. The PCG reported on Sunday that the CGS-Masbate’s Maritime Law Enforcement team caught the boats’ crew using fine mesh net with active gear, locally known as ‘zipper,’ which is prohibited under the Philippine […] The post 3 boats apprehended for illegal fishing in Masbate appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

14 Viet fishermen arrested for poaching in Occidental Mindoro

Fourteen Vietnamese fishermen have been arrested by authorities for poaching in the waters off Occidental Mindoro, police saidThursday.   Supt. Imelda Tolentino, spokesperson of Mimaropa regional police, said in a report that the fishermen were arrested after two fishing vessels were spotted by authorities in a seaborne patrolat around1 a.m.in Paluan townon Wednesday.   The operation was launched by Paluan Municipal Station, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mimaropa, 76th Infantry Battalion and Bantay Dagat of Paluan.   The two boats had seven crew each and were only identified as Long, Huy, Twan, Teo, Quang, Minh, Phu, Huang, Binh, Tua, ...Keep on reading: 14 Viet fishermen arrested for poaching in Occidental Mindoro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

50 fiberglass boats, fishing gears given to Sarangani fishermen 

COTABATO CITY: Some 50 fiberglass boats and 50 sets of fishing gears worth P5.2 million were turned over by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to the fishermen in Kiamba, Sarangani as part of his “Biyaheng Bukid” program. Kiamba is one of the richest in Tuna production where fishermen there supply big volume of catch to the different fish canneries in… link: 50 fiberglass boats, fishing gears given to Sarangani fishermen .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

3 rescued, 1 missing in CamSur rough seas

LEGAZPI CITY: Three boatmen were rescued while one was reported missing after their two motorized banca (small boats) capsized on the rough seas of Caramoan, Camarines Sur on Friday. State weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric and Geophysical Administration (Pag-asa) had warned Bicol officials, disaster responders and the public to be on guard for possible massive flooding… link: 3 rescued, 1 missing in CamSur rough seas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Foreign ship rescues 4 Pinoy fishermen off West PH sea

SAN ESTEBAN, Ilocos Sur -- An international ship rescued four Filipino fishermen on high seas off West Philippine sea while two others are still missing when their fishing boats capsized after being hit by big waves on Friday. The local police identified the rescued fishermen as Reggie Quintinita, Rey Quintinita,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Fuel is a problem for Iloilo provincial government

THE ILOILO provincial government has been seeing tight fuel supply due to the lack of participants in the bidding process. For more than a week now, the Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force has been forced to temporarily suspend operations against illegal fishing because there is not enough fuel for the patrol boats. Raul N. Banias, […] The post Fuel is a problem for Iloilo provincial government appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

Navy stops Panatag patrol

BOLINAO, Pangasinan --- The Navy has stopped sending patrols to the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal to ease tension with China, the national security adviser, Hermogenes Esperon Jr., said here last week. "We do not send Navy ships to the area anymore. We send only the Philippine Coast Guard and fishing boats there so the Chinese no longer harass you there," Esperon told fishermen when he led the distribution of fishing boats, gear and equipment for the fishing communities of this western Pangasinan town on Friday. But Esperon also encouraged the fishermen to report to authorities any experience of bullying from the Chinese, "so we would know what to do." "It's just Coast Guard t...Keep on reading: Navy stops Panatag patrol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

BFAR-6 extends P300-M aid to Yolanda victims

THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR6) has extended a total of P300 million worth of assistance to typhoon Yolanda-affected fisherfolks in Western Visayas since 2013. BFAR-6 Regional Director Remia Aparri said the assistance came in the form of patrol boats, fishing gears, fishing equipment, and fishing materials, among others. “We will complete all […] The post BFAR-6 extends P300-M aid to Yolanda victims appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017