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LOOK: Jollibee introduces Spicy Tuna Pie

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:43 PM

Jollibee brings back the tuna pie, while also introducing a new hot and spicy variant

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


First tuna auction at Japan's 'new Tsukiji' market

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:17 AM

The new market, located around two kilometers to the east at Toyosu, boasts state-of-the-art refrigeration facilities and is nearly twice as big again as Tsukiji, already the world's largest

FIRST AUCTION. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike (3rd L) looks at tuna while attending the first tuna auction at the new Toyosu fish market, the first day of the market's opening in Tokyo on October 11, 2018. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Japan's Tsukiji fish market to stop tourist tuna viewings

Aug 21, 2018 - 3:21 PM

After more than 80 years in operation Tsukiji, the world's largest fish market and a popular tourist attraction in an area packed with restaurants and shops, will move east to Toyosu

TUNA MARKET. President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 190-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. File photo Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Seychelles’ Nick Baldwin rules first full Ironman Philippines

Jun 03, 2018 - 5:03 PM

The 30-year-old triathlete pulls ahead in the final stretch of the run leg to beat New Zealand legend Cameron Brown

JUBILANT. Nick Baldwin whoops it up after conquering the grueling 3.8 km swim-180 km bike-42.95 km run challenge. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

Ironman PH: Marawi medals weave hope

Jun 02, 2018 - 8:45 AM

The 'Alab ng Puso' award features medal ribbons made by Maranao weavers from war-stricken Marawi

PERSEVERANCE. The finishers of the Ironman 70.3 Philippines will receive medals that also serve as reminders of perseverance amid insurmountable odds. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners of the Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018

Apr 13, 2018 - 12:19 AM

Meet the 4 winners of this year's competition

Century Tuna Superbods Awarding on April 12, 2018. Photo by Alecs Ongca/Rappler

Sycip, Alliance Select Foods Int’l directors face estafa charges

Apr 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The justice department sides with Alliance’s foreign shareholders, who allege their investments in the tuna canning firm were used to bail out the Dee Companies

Century Tuna maker's net income drops 4% to P2.55 billion in 2017

Apr 04, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Despite seeing revenues grow by 22% to P34.5 billion, Century Pacific Food registers a lower net income due to more expensive raw materials

Meet some of the contestants of the Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018

Mar 20, 2018 - 8:07 PM

This year's batch of finalists includes beauty queens like Queenie Rehman and Joanna Tolledo

5 quick and easy ways to jumpstart your healthy lifestyle

Feb 22, 2018 - 8:07 PM

Ina Raymundo, Paulo Avelino, Sunshine Cruz, and Alice Dixson give us advice on how to live at our healthiest

Sunshine Cruz, Ina Raymundo on raising healthy children

Feb 17, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The two stars share how they inspire their children to have active lifestyles

Japan's historic Tsukiji fish market holds final New Year auction

Jan 05, 2018 - 5:48 PM

After more than 80 years in operation, the world's biggest fish market, a popular tourist attraction in an area packed with restaurants and shops, will move to Toyosu on October 11

TUNA MARKET. President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 190-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. Photo Kazuhiro Nogi/ AFP

Dobrakan anak SMA: Ciptakan alat pendeteksi uang kertas untuk tuna netra

Oct 19, 2017 - 10:32 AM

Tiga pelajar SMA menciptakan pendeteksi uang kertas berupa tas pinggang yang memiliki sensor warna. Penyandang disabilitas netra dapat mengetahui nominal uang yang ditempelkan ke sensor dari bunyi

Ayo, bantu korban kebakaran Kampung Adat Tarung di Sumba Barat

Oct 13, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Puluhan keluarga menjadi korban kebakaran di Kampung Adat Tarung, Sumba Barat, NTT. Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik menggalang bantuan untuk mereka

Kampung Adat Tarung di Sobawawi, Sumba Barat, habis dilalap api. Foto dari kitabisa.com

Alice Dixson, Sunshine Cruz, Ina Raymundo prove 40 is the new 20

Oct 04, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The ladies share their thoughts on eating right and getting active

Davaoeños to export lapu-lapu to Xiamen

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:50 PM

Once the fish fry sent here from China have become fully-grown and have reproduced, they will be exported back to Xiamen, where the market price of the said commodity hovers at around P3,000 per kilo

A CATCH. Importers from Xiamen are preparing to ship 100,000 grouper fry from the fishermen in Davao. Rappler file photo

#PugadBaboy: The Role of Cats

Sep 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM

As fish stocks dwindle, fishers seek to protect Antique’s 'tuna highway'

Aug 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Libertad is one of the 4 towns along Pandan Bay where the open seas are known as the tuna highway of Antique for their bountiful stocks of the commercially valuable fish

TUNA HAUL. Small-scale fishers unload tuna from outrigger boats after a night of fishing in Pandan Bay, at the edge of the Sulu Sea. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist, Libertad, Antique

'Indahnya Dunia' Andien bersama komunitas tuna netra

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Lewat single kedua terbaru yang berjudul Indahnya Dunia Andien mengajak para pendengarnya merasakan keindahan dunia yang dirasakannya

Andien meluncurkan 'single' kedua dari album 'Metamorfosa' berjudul 'Indahnya Dunia'. Foto oleh Tiara A. Tobing/Rappler

500 Filipinos register for the Century Tuna Ironman Philippines

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:28 PM

Interested triathletes still have a chance to join as there are about 100 slots up for grabs

Po family buys Hunt's license from Gokongweis

May 02, 2017 - 5:30 PM

While the Gokongwei group s Universal Robina focuses on its main brands Po family led Century Pacific forays into branded categories outside its core segments of marine meat and milk

CHANGING TASTES. Century Pacific is acquiring Hunt's license from the joint venture between Gokongwei-led Universal Robina and ConAgra Foods, North America's giant packaged food company. Image of Hunt's Pork & Beans from Hunt's official website

Raymond vs Raymond: No more excuses

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:04 PM

I just hated the way I looked I felt I could do so much more he says Watch his story here

Yuni Widayanti merintis sekolah gratis bagi perempuan buta aksara

Apr 21, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Para ibu di desa ini merasa tak perlu punya keahlian membaca dan menulis karena hidupnya hanya mengurusi ladang dan ternak

TUNA AKSARA. Yuni Widayanti (kanan) mengajari seorang ibu menulis huruf. Foto oleh Ari Susanto/Rappler

How the makers of Century Tuna stay afloat amid changing tastes

Apr 01, 2017 - 4:28 PM

The Philippines largest canned food company moves quickly to address the changing trend in food through acquisitions and advertising

CHANGING TASTES. Business intelligence firm Euromonitor says canned or preserved food packaging volume sales in the Philippines are expected to 'slow slightly' due to increasing health consciousness of consumers. Photos from Century Pacific website

5 fitness myths to let go of

Mar 30, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Say goodbye to these misconceptions and start seeing progress in your fitness journey

How to stop 'Mañana habit' from taking over your life

Mar 27, 2017 - 10:32 AM

Stop procrastinating and making excuses when it comes to your health

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

LOOK: Runners in their underpants take Subic Bay

Mar 11, 2017 - 3:55 PM

This year’s Century Tuna Superbods: The Underpants Run raised money for the Philippine Red Cross Olongapo Chapter

FUN RUN. Century Tuna again holds the Underpants Run in Subic Bay. Photo from press release

Century Pacific to buy Chinese distribution firms for $2.56M

Dec 23, 2016 - 6:10 PM

The acquisition is expected to support the expansion of Century Pacific s international branded segment which is still a small part of its business

CHINA EXPANSION. Since Century Tuna's entry into China during the early 1990s, it has grown its presence to become the country's leading canned tuna brand. Rappler file photo

Peparnas XV Jabar: Ketika tuna netra bermain bola

Oct 17, 2016 - 11:59 PM

Olahraga ini mengandalkan kekuatan pendengaran

Tim kesehatan Peparnas XV/2016 Jabar memasang kain kassa di mata atlet goal ball menjelang pertandingan di Sport Center Arcamanik Kota Bandung, Minggu (16/10). Foto oleh Yuli Saputra/Rappler

Secercah harapan di balik kepingan puzzle braille

Aug 16, 2016 - 7:33 PM

Teka teki braille membantu anak tuna netra membaca huruf huruf braille lebih cepat

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

Indahnya lantunan ayat Alquran sang tuna netra

Jun 24, 2016 - 10:09 PM

Dengan Alquran braille kaum tuna netra bisa ikut mengaji layaknya orang normal

ALQURAN BRAILLE. Salah satu jemaah tuna netra tengah membaca ayat Alquran braille di sebuah musala. Foto oleh Syarifah Fitriani/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Star-studded, sizzling Superbods 2016

Apr 11, 2016 - 1:43 PM

Anne Curtis Derek Ramsay KC Concepcion Paulo Avelino and more celebrate Superbods 10 years

FULL LIST: Winners, Century Tuna Superbods 2016

Apr 10, 2016 - 11:34 PM

Tom Esconde and Olivia Medina are the Century Tuna Superbods 2016 – check out who won runner up and the special awards here

Alexander, Steffen win top prize at 2016 Century Tuna Ironman in Subic

Mar 07, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Alexander a 5 time Ironman World Champion clocks in at 03:48:56 while two time World Champ Steffen comes in at 04:09:40

Craig Alexander is the fastest finisher at the 2016 Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 at Subic Bay. Photo from press release

NPA leader in Mindanao nabbed

Oct 21, 2015 - 10:59 PM

Porferio Tuna or Ka Simon – allegedly the deputy secretary general and spokesperson of the NPA in southeastern Mindanao – is facing kidnapping and murder charges

'KA SIMON.' Porferio Tuna Jr, allegedly the deputy secretary general and spokesperson of the New People's Army in southeastern Mindanao Region, is arrested by police and the military in Tagum City on October 21, 2015. Photo courtesy of CIDG

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

Anti-Fisheries Code protest undermines fight vs illegal fishing

Jul 24, 2015 - 7:56 PM

The amended Fisheries Code has saved the Philippines from losing billions of pesos in fish exports to the European Union groups remind those against the new rules

Tuna netra di Bali: Hak kami menikmati trotoar jangan dirampas

Jun 26, 2015 - 5:10 PM

Penyandang tuna netra di Bali tak hanya menghadapi bahaya terperosok di trotoar berlubang ketika berjalan kaki mereka juga kerap diamuk pedagang asongan karena menabrak dagangan mereka

Penyandang tune netra berdemonstrasi menuntut hak mereka untuk menggunakan trotoar dengan aman. Foto oleh Luh de Suriyani/Rappler

Warm blood makes unusual opah fish succeed in oceans

May 15, 2015 - 8:48 PM

With red fins that are constantly flapping the opah fish stays warm even when the water gets colder

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

European trade unions protest fish products from PH's Citra Mina

Apr 23, 2015 - 10:14 PM

They regret that the Mindanao based tuna exporting company renowned of its standing human rights violations is at the SeaFoodExpo in Brussels

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

43 repatriated fishermen get emergency livelihood aid

Mar 10, 2015 - 6:09 PM

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz travels to General Santos City the country s known tuna capital to personally hear the fishermen s plight

The 43 Filipino fishermen imprisoned in Indonesia now released demands compensation to the giant General Santos City based fishing firm for 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