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Radyo Inquirer 990AM: ‘Payao’ deployment near shoal in full swing – BFAR chief

/ 03:32 PM May 20, 2012

FENCING OFF FISHING GROUNDS A government vessel deploys “payaos” in this photo from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. PHOTO COURTESY OF BFAR PIO

MANILA, Philippines – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Director Asis Perez on Sunday said that the deployment of “payao” near the Panatag Shoal is in full swing.

Perez also told Radyo Inquirer 990AM in an interview that Filipino fishermen were fully observing the fishing ban in the disputed shoal.

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