Great Barrier Reef may never recover from bleaching: study

03/17/2017

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef may never recover from last year’s warming-driven coral bleaching, said a study that called for urgent action in the face of ineffective conservation efforts. Record-high temperatures in 2015 and 2016 drove an unprecedented…

Date nights

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/28/2016

NEW YORK — The plane landed on John F. Kennedy International Airport after a 15-hour flight from Guangzhou on board a Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft of China Southern Airlines. Unlike the June 2016 flight from Los Angeles…

Where are we going?

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 10/09/2016

The thought of losing one’s parents who are aging or suffering from the ravages of ailment makes one ensure that moments with them are very special. Through little ways from our heart, we want them to feel…

Ex-admiral: US should defend PH reef

07/15/2016

WASHINGTON — The United States should be willing to use military force to oppose Chinese aggression at a disputed reef off the coast of the Philippines, a former commander of US forces in the Pacific told a…

Experts determining worth of damage on Monad Shoal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/28/2016

After completing the actual measurements of the damaged portion in Monad Shoal, experts from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 7 and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 are now conducting a…

Experts to assess extent of damage of Monad Shoal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/22/2016

WITH the removal of the Panama-registered MV Belle Rose from where it ran aground in Monad Shoal off Malaspascua Island in northern Cebu, a team of divers will now focus on measuring the exact damaged area to…

Long-term damage

Editorial 06/20/2016

Being a country composed of more than 7,000 islands occupied by residents that raise children who can swim and earn money diving for fish and pearls, the Philippines surprisingly registers more maritime tragedies than airline accidents. The…

‘Cordova recla can clean up tidal flats’

Marian Z. Codilla 05/28/2015

Like his Toledo City counterpart, Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy said he believes that  Mactan’s tidal flats facing Cebu City are  polluted and that the only way to “clean it up” is through reclamation. He spoke yesterday after…

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