handline fishing - updates

Rappler's latest stories on handline fishing

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Tuna fishers in Albay revive old practices to save seas

Mar 25, 2017 - 8:15 AM

Our tuna fishers are doing this to avert the impact of warming oceans because of climate change says Wilfredo Chavenia chair of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management Council in Tiwi town

CATCH OF THE DAY. A fishermen bears his catch in Barangay San Roque, Tabaco City, Albay. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

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

Filipino priest to Pope Francis: Help PH tuna workers

May 05, 2015 - 1:51 PM

Reverend Father Rey Carvyn Ondap seeks the aid of the pontiff in stamping out malpractices in the Philippine tuna industry

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