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Fishing boat operators declare ‘fishing holiday’

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Fishing companies operating in southern Luzon, Western and Central Visayas and the Southern Philippines (SoPhil) Fishing Association Incorporated have banded together in declaring a “fishing holiday” on Monday, March 1.

Zamboanga Sibugay town vice mayor shot dead

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The vice mayor of Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay was killed while two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Barangay Poblacion, Mabuhay Friday.

P17.3-M cigarettes seized in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A fishing boat loaded with P17.3-million worth of smuggled cigarettes from Indonesia was intercepted Tuesday by operatives of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) off the coast of Karangdato Point, Karingalan Caluang, Sulu.

Green sea turtle dies after ingesting plastic straw, nylon

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A female Green Sea Turtle died shortly after it was rescued by Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) of Guipos and Bureau of Fish and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Barangay Kabatan, Vincenzo Sagun, Zamboanga del Sur.