5 months Fisheries Code must be scrapped — Anakpawis solon MB
By Ellson Quismorio Anakpawis Party-list Rep. Ariel Casilao has renewed his call for the scrapping of the Fisheries Code along with its amending law, calling them a “scourge” on Filipino fisherfolk. “These laws have been a scourge to the Filipino fisherfolk for more than two decades. It is high time for them to be replaced by a genuine fisheries and aquatic reform program,” he said in a press statement following a meeting with fisherfolk leaders of Pamalakaya-Pilipinas in Quezon City. Anakpawis partylist Rep. Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Casilao was referring to Republic Act (RA) 8550 and ... more