GENERAL SANTOS CITY - A US$2 billion food market in the Middle East is waiting for Philippine producers of fresh and processed tuna, according to Gil Herico, the country’s agriculture attaché to the United Arab Emirates....
TOKYO (AP) — The multi-nation fisheries body that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has agreed to cut the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna to half of its average level in 2002-2004. ...
General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera, Greenpeace and World Wildlife Forum (WWF) have swapped sharp remarks after the environment groups said it is no longer appropriate to call the city the Tuna Capital of the Philippines. ...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015....
Two Philippine tuna companies have hooked up with Thailand’s Thai Union Corporation to establish the Majestic Seafood in Papua New Guinea which, according to reports, will open in two months. Frabelle Fishing Corporation and Century Canning Corporation are joining Thai Union to set up the USD 37.6 million 200-metric ton capacity canning plant which will...
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