IMARES is a leading, independent research institute that concentrates on research into strategic and applied marine ecology. The institute was set up halfway through 2006. Its products and services are field research, experiments on a real-life scale, exploratory studies on a laboratory scale, data management and modelling. The research facilities are modern, and the institute also has ISO 9001 certification.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.