Philippine tuna - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine tuna


Century Pacific to bring Philippine tuna, coconuts to Russia

Oct 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The maker of Century Tuna inks supply deals with top Russian food firms

Help needed for PH tuna industry workers

Aug 15, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The community sharing of by catch helps each household put food on the table but when will the government help the tuna industry for the long term?

Hazards in labor contracting: What about the PH tuna industry?

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:24 PM

The Department of Labor order covering handline fishing is without teeth absent sweeping inspections across the tuna industry

TUNA. A man carries a freshly caught fish that weighs 30 to 40 kilograms. Photo by Buena Bernal

Frozen tuna imports buoys GenSan’s fish production in H1

Aug 07, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Overall local production drops 33 in H1 due to the prolonged dry season global decline in tuna catch and Indonesian restrictions on foreign fishing vessels

PH tuna fishing sustainable – expert

Sep 06, 2014 - 11:35 AM

According to the science manager of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention the Philippines – compared to other countries – has been compliant with tuna conservations measures

Go for Middle East market, PH tuna processors urged

Sep 05, 2014 - 8:32 PM

The Philippines agricultural attaché to the UAE says PH can take advantage of a US 2 B market in Saudi Arabia Kuwait Bahrain the UAE Oman and Qatar

Gensan no longer PH’s tuna capital?

Sep 04, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Environment groups say tuna landed in General Santos are not caught in the city but outside of the country’s territorial waters

GOOD CATCH. Traders sell tuna at a market in General Santos City. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Gensan looks beyond tuna

Aug 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM

General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera says his city has the potential to become Mindanao s agro industrial center

Fish production in General Santos City up

Jun 23, 2014 - 12:03 AM

This is the 3rd year in a row that fish notably tuna production has increased in the city

AT THE FISH PORT. Yellowfin tuna for sale in General Santos City. Photo from Edwin Espejo