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November 6, 2018 8:08 AM Robredo wants TRAIN subsidy for fishermen, too

Vice President Leni Robredo wants to expand the fuel subsidy from the TRAIN law to fishermen, who also bear the brunt of high prices of gasoline which they use for their fishing boats. "Iyong isang pinapakiusap natin, pati nga iyong mga mangingisda, isama [sa Pantawid Pasada], dahil dependent talaga sila sa gasolina,” Robredo said during a visit to communities 201

October 3, 2018 7:29 AM 11 undocumented Indonesians caught in Sarangani

KORONADAL CITY – Police intercepted 11 undocumented foreign nationals believed to be fishermen from Indonesia in Sarangani province Tuesday night. Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco, police 12 regional director, said the 11 foreigners later identified as Indonesian fishers from Sulawesi, were intercepted at 9 p.m. Tuesday in Sitio Calanasan, Barangay Taluya 26

September 6, 2018 9:58 AM ‘Crab tank’ models get 10,000 likes on Twitter

MATSUYAMA, Japan — Social media is all agog over “crab tanks” — hobby figures called kani sensha in Japanese that combine real crab parts, including shells and legs, with plastic model pieces. A Twitter account featuring photos of crab tanks has attracted nearly 10,000 likes, along with comments like “Is that a real crab?” and “It looks like it could 38

August 29, 2018 10:39 AM Fishermen from 35 French, five British boats fight heatedly over scallops

Paris — French maritime authorities are appealing for calm after fishermen from rival French and British fleets banged their boats in ill-tempered skirmishes over access to the scallop-rich waters off France’s northern coast. Maritime official Ingrid Parrot described a muscular confrontation between 35 French boats and five British ones in international 20

August 29, 2018 7:12 AM 3 Subic fishermen rescued after boat capsizes

SUBIC, Zambales – Three fishermen were rescued on Monday (Aug. 27) by the Coast Guard after their fishing boat capsized in the waters off this town. Big waves and strong winds battered the boat carrying fishermen Balidong Dedosil, 40; Boboy Ombahin, 32; and Olan Lutchaves, 29, on Sunday (August 26), said Chief Petty Officer Jerry Alano, station commander 24

August 25, 2018 9:22 PM This Week’s Festivals: Aug. 27 to Sept. 5

Residents of Isulan in Sultan Kudarat province give thanks for a good harvest year during the celebration of the town’s 61st founding anniversary. This year’s theme is “ Isulan: A picture of a bountiful harvest of progress, peace and prosperity.” Festivities include a float competition during the opening ceremonies, a farmers’ day, street dancing competition 33

August 5, 2018 8:12 AM ‘Tough guys’ urged to audition for new Mark Wahlberg movie

BOSTON (AP) — Mark Wahlberg is looking for a few tough guys to appear in his latest movie. Boston Casting says auditions will be held Saturday at its offices in the city’s Allston neighborhood, and it’s encouraging “real people” with “tough faces” to answer the call. The company says it’s looking for construction workers, blue collar workers, public 38

June 26, 2018 12:27 PM To fight erosion of Boracay coastline, groups tap reliable ‘bakawan’

After the closure of Boracay resort island for rehabilitation — to the dismay of several travelers and residents who earn a living from tourist arrivals and related industries — the famous tourist destination remained very much in the news. But one part of Boracay that has not gotten much attention is the reforestation project inside Barangay Manoc-Manoc 35

June 23, 2018 3:51 AM De Lima seeks probe on China's harassment of PH fisherfolk

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has called for an immediate Senate investigation into the reported harassment of Filipino fisherfolk by members of the Chinese Coast Guard in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. De Lima, a known human rights defender, also urged the Duterte administration to enforce mechanisms that will promote sustainable fishing on the rich fishing 74

June 20, 2018 9:30 PM Ilocos Norte fishers say Vietnamese poach on their ‘payaw’

SAN FERNANDO CITY — If fishermen from Zambales and Pangasinan provinces have to deal with the Chinese Coast Guard at Panatag Shoal, their counterparts in Ilocos Norte province have been troubled by Vietnamese commercial fishermen who have been poaching on their “payaw” (fish aggregating devices or artificial reef). Big Vietnamese fishing vessels have been anchored 29