fishermen in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on fishermen in the Philippines


Crew of sunken Philippine boat now home

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:03 PM

After 17 days at sea, the fishermen of the boat rammed and abandoned by a Chinese ship return to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro

HOME, FINALLY. The fishermen of F/B Gim-ver are reunited with their families upon their arrival at the Caminawit Pier in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on June 14, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Robredo expresses concern over harassment of PH fishermen in Panatag

Jun 09, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo calls the China Coast Guard's actions as 'a blatant disregard of the rights of Filipinos, and the authority of the Republic of the Philippines over Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal'

WEST PH SEA. Vice President Leni Robredo urges the government to act on the recent incident at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

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Jun 08, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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MARITIME DISPUTE. A ship of the China Coast Guard near Scarborough Shoal, September 3, 2016. File photo from the Philippine Department of National Defense

Video captures China Coast Guard taking PH fishermen's catch

Jun 08, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The video shows China's effective control and occupation of Scarborough Shoal, says Filipino maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal

EFFECTIVE CONTROL? A video obtained by GMA NEWS shows a Chinese man taking the catch of Filipino fishermen in Scarborough Shoal. Screenshot of a report on 24 Oras

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?

Filipino fishermen pin hopes on tribunal ruling on China row

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:13 PM

I was angry at their gall to shoo us away when we were clearly inside Philippine territory says a Filipino fisherman recounting how Chinese coast guard boats harassed them in Scarborough Shoal on June 7

The long, dry spell in Angat

May 16, 2014 - 7:17 AM

For fisherfolk earning a living at the reservoir the drought began two years ago

Rappler Newscast | February 25, 2014

Feb 25, 2014 - 9:47 PM

The Philippines protests China’s alleged firing of a water cannon at Filipino fishermen Bong Revilla: Mar Roxas is scriptwriter of Dennis Cunanan Uganda’s president says homosexuals are disgusting

8 missing fishermen in Pangasinan rescued

Jun 15, 2013 - 5:39 PM

UPDATED The fishermen are rescued safely in Candon Ilocos Sur