ANGKLA lauds the Decision issued by the UN Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands declaring the long disputed West Philippine Sea to be within the exclusive economic zone of the Philippines. The unanimous ruling, which overturned China’s nine-line dash claim, is considered a major victory for our maritime nation. Photo cto: BBC News To see […]
On the first week of ANGKLA Representative Jesulito A. Manalo’s assumption of office for his second congressional term, ten (10) proposed measures of ANGKLA were immediately filed. They are a composite of bills for the benefit of the maritime industry as well as the other equally significant members of society. The list of ANGKLA’s first […]
MARINA finally issued Memo Circular 2016-05 which extends the 5-year validity period of the Seafarer’s Identification and Record Book (SIRB) to 10 years. MARINA’s favorable response to ANGKLA’s recommendation will help lessen the costs, effort, and time exerted by seafarers for the application or renewal of SIRB.
SIBALOM, ANTIQUE – With a gathering of 6,000 people driven to make history, the largest human anchor was formed on 19 January 2016 at the school grounds of the University of Antique (UA), located in the municipality of Sibalom, Antique. The assembly consisted of students from the different colleges, and some faculty members of UA. […]
QUEZON CITY— ANGKLA Party-List, through Congressman Jesulito A. Manalo, took the lead in fulfilling the long time plan of building a MARINA Regional Processing Center in the Negros Island Region. On 8 January 2016, Friday, Administrator Maximo Q. Mejia, Jr. and Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., formally executed an Agreement, marking the initiatory steps towards […]