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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

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

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

DOLE: Both Citra Mina, supplier liable for any labor offense

Mar 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz s order provides that principals and contractors will be held jointly liable for any violations in labor occupational health and safety standards

'Citra Mina ignored my family's cry for help'

Feb 28, 2015 - 8:15 AM

Tuna exporting giant Citra Mina is alleged to have knowingly sent an illegal fishing expedition that put fishermen in peril

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

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 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

'Only tuna industry will benefit from EU-PH trade deal'

Sep 22, 2012 - 1:12 PM

A free trade pact between the European Union and the Philippines will only help the tuna industry says experts