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New policy: Filipinos should lead marine surveys

New policy: Filipinos should lead marine surveys.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesAug 14th, 2019

Filipinos should lead marine survey in Philippine waters — Locsin

Foreign ships may conduct marine survey in Philippine exclusive economic zone provided that they turn over control to Filipino scientists, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2019

Palace backs ban on foreign research ships in Philipines

Malacañang said it would support the policy of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on marine surveys......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

Locsin backtracks on ban vs foreign marine surveys

MANILA, Philippines – After saying he would impose a "universal ban" ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

Locsin eyes ‘universal ban’ on foreign marine surveys in PH waters

MANILA, Philippines – After two Chinese survey ships were found to be operating in the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without permission, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr announced he was eyeing a "universal ban" on marine surveys in Philippine waters. Locsin said on Monday, August 12, he wanted to do so ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2019

Class divide: Filipinos slam MMDA for ‘anti-poor’ EDSA policy

MANILA, Philippines – Were you stuck in traffic today? You're not alone, as Filipinos took to social media to slam the attempts of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to ease Manila's traffic congestion. On Wednesday, August 7, netizen Karl Mercado posted a photo on his Facebook ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2019

House bill seeks to make commuter needs a paramount concern in transport policy

A Quezon City lawmaker on Tuesday pushed for a pro-commuter bill seeking better mobility for Filipinos......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2019

Livelihood issues top SONA interest

Latest surveys indicate that most Filipinos want to hear tomorrow in the State of the Nation Address of President Duterte an assurance that everything is well, or turning out to be, especially with household livelihood concerns......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2019

Filipinos urged to speak out vs West PH Sea incursions as marine life dwindles - ABS-CBN News

Filipinos urged to speak out vs West PH Sea incursions as marine life dwindles ABS-CBN News MANILAFormer Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales and former senatorial candidate Chel Diokno urged Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

Balkman-led Philippines too mighty for Japan in 2019 Jones Cup

Mighty-GFG Philippines is yet to find its match in the 2019 William Jones Cup as it won big for the third game in a row, this one a 94-59 waylaying of Japan, Sunday inside Changhua Gym in Taiwan. Just like their first two games in the tournament, the Filipinos followed the lead of reinforcements Renaldo Balkman and Eugene Phelps, but also got a much-welcome breakout from Filipino-Americans Mikey Williams. Team captain Balkman celebrated his birthday by turning in his strongest showing thus far with 27 points, 12 rebounds, and two blocks while Phelps muscled his way into 19 markers, seven boards, and two steals. Williams then dropped 17 points, his tournament-high, to go along with three rebounds and three steals while Jason Brickman also added eight markers, six boards, and three assists. The Japanese were actually ahead in the earlygoing until Balkman and Phelps joined forces for a 13-1 run that erased a seven-point deficit and erected a 18-13 advantage. The Philippines would never look back all the way to its biggest win of the tournament. Up next on the list for Mighty-GFG Philippines is Canada's University of British Columbia on Monday. BOX SCORES MIGHTY-GFG PHILIPPINES 94 – Balkman 27, Phelps 19, Williams 17, Brickman 8, Moore 8, Adams 6, Black 4, Graham 3, N'Diaye 2, Gray 0, Banal 0. JAPAN-B 59 – Koh 10, Ogawa 10, Ando Sh. 8, Schafer 8, Hashimoto 8, Hoshino 6, Ando Se. 4, Williams 4, Toews 1, Hiraiwa 0, Nakamura 0, Harimoto 0. QUARTER SCORES: 22-17, 38-26, 69-49, 94-59......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

Why is Amal Clooney taking up Maria Ressa’s case

I think Filipinos should know certain incidents and exchange of emails between the three of us – she, her mother and I – before she took up Maria Ressa’s case and her online newspaper – the Rappler. We know one more way the CIA funds when it wants to break a country with an independent foreign policy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

President revives call for Charter change

  PRESIDENT Duterte was speaking at the induction of some newly elected officials last month when he again turned to a favorite topic – amendment of the Constitution. It may no longer be for federalism, he said, acknowledging the overwhelming opposition of Filipinos in surveys to this form of government which would divide the country […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 13th, 2019

Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll

MAJORITY of Filipinos think that the Philippines should assert its right to disputed islets in the South China Sea and arrest Chinese fishermen who destroy marine resources in the area, according to a poll by the Social Weather Stations (SWS)......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Most Pinoys want Chinese fishermen destroying West Philippine Sea resources arrested — SWS

Majority of Filipinos want the government to “arrest and prosecute” Chinese fishermen destroying the marine wealth in the West Philippine Sea, a new Social Weather Stations survey released Friday found......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Gilas Youth closes campaign in 2019 World Cup at 14th-place

Gilas Pilipinas Youth ended its run in the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup by falling short against New Zealand, 70-76, Sunday night (Philippine time) inside Heraklion University Hall in Greece. Carl Tamayo had a strong showing for the second straight game with a 24-point, 12-rebound double-double while Dalph Panopio turned in his best outing in the tournament with 16 markers in this one. It was also Tamayo who had all but two points in the 8-0 run that erased a three-point deficit and erected a 66-61 advantage in favor of the Filipinos inside the last seven minutes. The Kiwis stormed back, however, and Flynn Cameron shot them to a 72-70 lead with 51 ticks to go. The Philippines had two tries at trying tally, but Dave Ildefonso's inside basket got blocked and Gerry Abadiano's floater fell short. Four made free throws by New Zealand later and Gilas Youth had to settle for 14th-place. Nonetheless, the finish is the third-best in all of Asia, ahead of China and just behind Australia and New Zealand. In their last game in the world meet, Dave Ildefonso had 16 points, five rebounds, and five assists while 7-foot-2, 17-year-old Kai Sotto had eight markers, eight boards, and four dimes. BOX SCORES NEW ZEALAND 76 -- Cameron 21, Darling 16, de Geest 15, Oswald 6, Perrott-Hunt 5, Higgins 4, Mete 4, Moors 3, Faamausili 2, Mennenga 0, Poppe 0, Stephens 0. PHILIPPINES 70 -- Tamayo 24, Ildefonso 16, Panopio 16, Sotto 8, Abadiano 2, Chiu 2, Oczon 2, Spencer 0, Amsali 0, Fortea 0, Torres 0. QUARTER SCORES: 20-15, 45-37, 59-58, 76-70. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 7th, 2019

Your fish is your future

Lying within the global center of marine biodiversity, the Philippines is one of the world’s top fish producing countries, and millions of Filipinos derive their livelihood from fishing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2019

[ANALYSIS] Your fish is your future

Lying within the global center of marine biodiversity, the Philippines is one of the world's top fish producing countries, and millions of Filipinos derive their livelihood from fishing. However, these rich and precious resources are declining rapidly , with research showing that 10 of the country's 13 major ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2019

Your fish is your future

LYING WITHIN the global center of marine biodiversity, the Philippines is one of the world’s top fish-producing countries, and millions of Filipinos derive their livelihood from fishing. However, these rich and precious resources are declining rapidly, with research showing that 10 of the country’s 13 major fishing grounds are already under threat due to overfishing, destructive fishing practices, habitat degradation, pollution, improper waste disposal, and extreme weather......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2019

PCIJ Audit 2, Candidates for Senator: 2 worlds, 2 realities? They rank high in surveys, but not on social media

By: Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism IT’S ALREADY a given how Filipinos are such big users of social media, especially Facebook. Last February, PCIJ conducted a social-media audit of what some senatorial candidates in the May 13, 2019 midterm polls were doing online during the pre-campaign period and found that they regarded these as a […] The post PCIJ Audit 2, Candidates for Senator: 2 worlds, 2 realities? They rank high in surveys, but not on social media appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

Your step-by-step guide to voting in May 13 elections

MANILA, Philippines – Are you ready to vote on Monday, May 13? With the 2019 national and local elections only weeks away, millions of Filipinos will decide who will get to lead the country in Congress and local posts for the next 3 years. Votes cast on election day, May 13, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

A Salute to Filipino Veterans

It seems that Filipinos, in general, refuse to be bothered with their past. We live for the present and look to the future, but seldom do we glance back at the past. Three hundred sixty-seven years of Spanish colonial policy made sure our pagan Malay culture, customs and traditions were excised from our past ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019