By TJ A. Burgonio
MANILA, Philippines—Former Sen. Edgardo Angara insisted on Tuesday, he did not personally benefit from the P300-million fund from the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF). Contrary to news reports, Angara said the fund financed a road project that fast-tracked travel between Aurora and Manila, a mariculture park and a coconut-based products complex in his home [...]
By Juan Escandor Jr.
When tourists began arriving by motorboat to see the coves and islands of Matnog in the San Bernardino Strait in Sorsogon, municipal officials realized that it was time to boost the town’s brand of ecotourism by embarking on fisheries projects.
By Kristine L. Alave
The sea just may hold the key to long-awaited peace in restive Sulu province. The Department of Agriculture (DA) has established a mariculture park in a cove in Siasi, Sulu, which would bring jobs and security to the province long wracked by abductions and bombings.