Philippine fishermen - updates

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Aug 03, 2016 - 7:46 PM

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Zambales gov to fishermen: Avoid Scarborough Shoal despite ruling

Jul 16, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The lives of our fishermen are of paramount importance that is why I have repeatedly advised them not to fish until it s free to fish says Zambales Governor Amor Deloso

PH VICTORY? Zambales Governor Amor Deloso wants to protect fishermen from his province from any possible acts of aggression on the part of China. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

EU extends PH warning card vs illegal fishing

Feb 17, 2015 - 2:06 PM

The Philippines has another 6 months before the EU decides whether or not to ban the country s fish products from entering its market

BOUNTY TO WASTE. The Philippines exports billions of pesos worth of fish products to the EU, one of its biggest markets. Photo courtesy of Oceana

Gov't fisherfolk registration program hits 1 million mark

Aug 22, 2014 - 1:55 PM

Up from less than 50 000 registered fishermen will now have access to health care and insurance and assistance in developing their livelihood

BEING COUNTED. A local government employee registers Bohol municipal fisherfolk into the National Program for Municipal Fisherfolk Registration or FishR. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

'Farmers, fishermen left out in Yolanda recovery efforts'

Feb 06, 2014 - 1:12 AM

Oxfam says there s no funding with the UN for coconut farmers and fishermen who support more than 1 million families and are now dependent on aid

DEVASTATED. This aerial photo shows uprooted coconut trees on a hill near the town of Guiuan in Eastern Samar 3 days after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) struck on November 8. Photo by Agence France-Presse/Ted Aljibe