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Group slams fisheries law: We are 16 years a slave

In its updated paper entitled 16 years of Fisheries Code, Filipino Fisherfolk Still Fish in Troubled Waters, Pamalakaya asserted that Republic Act No. 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Law of 1998 failed to raise the standard of living of small fisherfolk and was very dismal in protecting marine and inland environment from destruction by corporate interests.

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The Pambansang Lakas ng Mamamalakayang Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) has issued a demand that the Benigno Aquino III administration stop its plans to ask the United Nations to send a peacekeeping force and help keep China in check in relation to the conflict involving territorial rights over the West…

By INA ALLECO SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Batangas – The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) is crying foul against what it said was an act of serious environmental destruction on the part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). The group said that units of the 730th Combat Group of the Philippine Air…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) recently protested against reports that President Benigno Aquino III’s public-private partnership (PPP) schemes have included the privatization of 38,000 hectares of foreshore lands for reclamation projects in Manila Bay, Davao Gulf and 50 other coastal areas…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — An organization upholding the welfare of the country’s fisherfolk is taking oil company Chevron Philippines Inc. to task for an oil spill that has affected the livelihood of fishermen in Sitio Tawi-tawi, San Fernando City in La Union province. The group is also demanding that local government…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) claimed that eating tilapia lowers a child’s intelligence level. Fisherfolk organization Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) recently took umbrage over a study made by the LLDA in 2010, which claimed that children living around the 94,000 hectare Laguna Lake have…