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2 rivers, 2 lakes in Visayas, Mindanao eyed as sources of drinking water


Two rivers and two lakes in the country’s southern parts have been classified as potential sources of drinking water by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), an official said Thursday.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Aliens’ invade Philippine forests, lakes

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Alien species are invading Philippine forests and lakes, threatening endemic and indigenous flora and fauna, officials said on Wednesday.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Floods eased in more Cotabato villages as soldiers clear river of water hyacinths

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COTABATO CITY, Philippines –  Flooding has been eased in more villages here as of Sunday, as the military removed more than 40 percent of the thick water hyacinths that have been clogging the Rio Grande de Mindanao. Colonel Prudencio Asto, spokesperson for the military’s 6th Infantry Division, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer by phone that [...]

Posted: June 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Avoiding fishkill

THE FOLLOWING are recommendations from BFAR Ilocos Director Nestor Domenden to bangus growers and local governments so they could avoid fishkill. For bangus growers: Self-regulation Follow municipal zoning plan in aquaculture areas Adhere to responsible aquaculture practices (proper stocking density, feeding management and spacing of pens and cages, among others). Follow concept of production programming [...]

Posted: June 8th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Losses from fish-kill exceed P190-M, says gov’t


MANILA, Philippines – Losses from the massive fish kill gripping the provinces of Batangas and Pangasinan have exceeded P190 million, a national disaster agency reported. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said that as of Monday afternoon, Batangas has reported P150 million in losses while Pangasinan reported P40.71 million. At least 374 [...]

Posted: June 6th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New fishkill hits 3 more areas in Taal lake in Batangas


(UPDATE) A new fish kill has hit Taal Lake in two towns and a city in Batangas, just hours after authorities had cleared one side of Taal Lake of rotting fish.

Posted: June 5th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fishers’ group calls for dismantling of fish cages in 8 other lakes


LUCENA CITY, Philippines—A national fishers’ group urged the government to also prohibit the operations of large-scale fish pens in at least eight other lakes in different parts of the country to prevent more cases of fishkill. Fernando Hicap, head of the militant fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya, National Force of [...]

Posted: June 5th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fishkill strikes Anda, Bolinao in Pangasinan


DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan, Philippines—Fishkill struck the Kakiputan Channel in Bolinao and Anda towns in Pangasinan on Sunday and Monday, killing about 70 tons of bangus (milkfish) there, an official of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Ilocos region said on Monday. Nestor Domenden, BFAR regional director, said the sudden change in temperature [...]

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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