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RD Tuna: Another Sad Example of Foreign Investor Contempt for the People of PNG

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by SUSAN LOKUN

The owner of RD Tuna company pretends to be a Christian as does the general manager. However the true feeling they have for the factory workers and for PNG in general is contempt. Look up that word if you don't understand the meeting of CONTEMPT.

This is why RD Tuna parent company regularly dumps rubbish tuna onto the shores of PNG. The tuna from certain Dolores and Dolly types of tuna is fit for animal consumption only. However RD makes more money not by selling it as animal food in Australia. Instead they ship it to PNG from Philippines to sell as people food.


Having known 2 people who have worked at RD tuna a few years back and heard stories about the way they treat their workers, I stopped thinking favourably of them and don't buy their products. I originally supported them because of the jobs I thought they would bring. I thought no further than jobs and that was my failure.
In general you must understand that this company only does public rela…

PNG expansion plans cause concern among Galician canneries

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FIS

If the fishing authorities of Papua New Guinea achieve their objective of transforming the island nation into the new global tuna leader in 2013, the 67 canneries in Galicia and their 12,000 employees could be greatly affected.
PNG tuna industry expects to produce about 1,330 tonnes of tuna per day over the next two years. Today, this country can sell tuna and its subproducts in the European Union (EU) without tariffs and without meeting certain origin rules, the newspaper La Voz de Galicia reported.
Galicia produces 80 per cent of canned tuna from Spain and nearly 70 per cent from the European market. According to the director of the National Fisheries Management Authority of Papua, Sylvester Pokajam, several international companies are building four macroplants in the country. The idea is that together, these plants reach a daily production of 1,330 tonnes of tuna, with 257 working days per year and nearly 20,000 jobs.
The manager said that the three tuna processing factorie…

PNG expansion plans cause concern among Galician canneries

Image
FIS

If the fishing authorities of Papua New Guinea achieve their objective of transforming the island nation into the new global tuna leader in 2013, the 67 canneries in Galicia and their 12,000 employees could be greatly affected.
PNG tuna industry expects to produce about 1,330 tonnes of tuna per day over the next two years. Today, this country can sell tuna and its subproducts in the European Union (EU) without tariffs and without meeting certain origin rules, the newspaper La Voz de Galicia reported.
Galicia produces 80 per cent of canned tuna from Spain and nearly 70 per cent from the European market. According to the director of the National Fisheries Management Authority of Papua, Sylvester Pokajam, several international companies are building four macroplants in the country. The idea is that together, these plants reach a daily production of 1,330 tonnes of tuna, with 257 working days per year and nearly 20,000 jobs.
The manager said that the three tuna processing factorie…