Rebecca Chato - updates

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Filipino wives appeal for fishermen-husbands detained in Indonesia

May 02, 2015 - 8:00 AM

There’s nothing [here] that’s why they run to Indonesia All I want that somebody helps us We just want our family to come home

Decent jobs? The case of Filipino handline fishermen

May 01, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Handliners are often subjected to hazardous working conditions sleeping in cramped quarters with no clean and adequate water months away from home

Citra Mina: Joint ventures with local fishers 'customary practice'

Mar 18, 2015 - 9:30 PM

The tuna exporter clarifies with congressmen that its is not employing dummies in hiring local fishermen to be able to deny employer employee relationship with them

The 43 Filipino fishermen imprisoned in Indonesia now released demands compensation to the giant General Santos City based fishing firm from allegedly abandoning them in a detention facility in Ternate Island, Indonesia. The "abandonados" arrived in the country on board Cebu Pacific on Monday February 23 in NAIA from Jakarta. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Sex-for-flight scheme just ‘tip of the iceberg’

Jun 24, 2013 - 6:19 PM

Bayan Muna says the crackdown on undocumented OFWs in the Middle East is fueling the sex for flight operations by Philippine embassy officials

DOLE to distressed OFWs: Come out and help us

Jun 23, 2013 - 5:18 PM

Labor undersecretary Chato urges victims of the alleged sex for flight scheme to come out and help authorities in the investigation