Conservation NGO calls for crackdown on illegal fishing, suspension of fish imports

THE government needs to crack down on illegal fishing in municipal waters and reduce fish imports if it expects fisherfolk and marine resources to thrive, a conservation group said. “We are already feeling the pinch of a global food crisis, including decreasing national fish stock. The country’s aquaculture and marine resources should be prioritized as […]

Fisheries output up 5.6% by volume in second quarter

THE Philippine Statistics Authority said fisheries production in the second quarter rose 5.6% year on year to 1.21 million metric tons (MT), driven by the aquaculture, commercial, and marine municipal fisheries segments. Marine municipal fisheries rose 14.3% to 281,240 MT, accounting for 23.2% of total fisheries output. Aquaculture, which accounted for 51.1% of the total, […]

Fisherfolk seek halt to reclamation on municipal fisheries

A FISHERFOLK organization said the government must declare municipal fishing grounds for the exclusive use of small fishermen, and bar the encroachment of reclamation projects, particularly around Manila Bay. “Apart from modernization, we need to fight for the exclusive rights of our small fishers in their communities. What is the point of modern technology and […]

Shimao Services Implements Five Major Strategies and Launches Municipal Services Manager to Help Improve Service Quality and Efficiency

HONG KONG, Oct 29, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – In October 2020, Shimao Services Holdings Limited (“Shimao Services” or the “Company”; HKEX Stock Code: 873.HK), a leading comprehensive property management and community living services provider in China, was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and successfully embarked on a new journey in […]

COA: 40 ineligible individuals in Minglanilla get SAP aid

THE Commission on Audit (COA) reported that the Municipal Government of Minglanilla, Cebu distributed around P240,000 worth of funds from the National Government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to 40 ineligible beneficiaries, including elected barangay officials and regular and job order employees working for the town. In its 2020 audit observation report, the COA states that […]