How typhoon Yolanda helped turn Bantayan fishers into successful entrepreneurs

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/09/2019

CEBU CITY— Typhoon Yolanda might have brought devastation to Bantayan Island, but it also paved the way for a group of fisher families to free themselves from dire straits. Fisher families in Sitio Binuswagan in Barangay Guiwanon,…

Fishers warned: Stern penalties for those caught using Danish seine

Intern 08/31/2018

  The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) cautioned fishermen to refrain from using Danish Seine, or even possessing its paraphernalia otherwise, stern penalties await them. This is after Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol…

Small fishers warned: Be extra careful when going out to sea

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/05/2018

FISHERMEN using small fishing boats in the Visayas are cautioned from going out to sea amid the prevailing weather systems in the country in the next three days. Al Quiblat, chief of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and…

Police arrest illegal fishers in Bantayan

Intern 05/30/2017

Three men were arrested on Sunday for fishing without a license in Barangay Kabac, Bantayan, north of Cebu on Sunday morning. In a spot report submitted to the Cebu Provincial Police Office, Mario Mata, Isidro Giltendez and…

Outpost to monitor marine sanctuary

Nestle L. Semilla 10/24/2016

PROVINCIAL officials launched an outpost that would monitor illegal fishing activities in Bantayan town yesterday. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III led the groundbreaking of the outpost at Sitio Mambacayao, Barangay Lipayran, the farthest and last islet of…

Cebu fishers raise alarm over commercial fishers

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/21/2016

WHEN Cris Aspaciño started fishing at 17 years old in Barangay Poblacion, Sta. Fe town in Bantayan Island, he and his father could easily get 30 kilos of fish daily from the Visayas seas. Now at 36…

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