PM meets with Australian counterpart, EC President on sidelines of COP26 Politics

PM meets with Australian counterpart, EC President on sidelines of COP26

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had bilateral meetings with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and President of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen on the sidelines of the the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), on November 1 (local time).
Coastal localities take stronger measures against IUU fishing Society

Coastal localities take stronger measures against IUU fishing

Numerous stronger measures have been implemented by 28 coastal provinces and cities nationwide in the past four years in a bid to prevent and combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, towards developing a sustainable fishery sector, having the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” lifted and promoting Vietnam’s seafood exports.
Vietnam works to promote trade, investment, agricultural cooperation with EU Business

Vietnam works to promote trade, investment, agricultural cooperation with EU

During the recent Europe trip, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and leaders of three ministries conducted many activities to promote trade, investment and agricultural cooperation with European countries and proposed the European Commission (EC) consider removing the “yellow card” on Vietnam's fisheries sector.
Ben Tre working to combat IUU fishing Business

Ben Tre working to combat IUU fishing

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is stepping up measures to address bottlenecks in fighting irregular, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, in keeping with recommendations from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Kien Giang works to prevent illegal fishing activities Business

Kien Giang works to prevent illegal fishing activities

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang are working out measures to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) activities in an effort to remove the yellow card warning of the European Commission (EC).
Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports Business

Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports

Despite facing an array of difficulties in export markets and particularly challenges in removing the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the domestic fishery sector has worked out measures to make use of export opportunities.
Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card” Business

Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission (EC) after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but much work needs to be done, especially fishing management and attitude of local fishermen.
EU welcomes signing of free trade deals with Vietnam World

EU welcomes signing of free trade deals with Vietnam

President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker said on June 25 that he welcomed the decision of the EU member states on approving to entrust the EC to sign the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) with the Southeast Asian country.
Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats Business

Coastal provinces coordinate in monitoring fishing boats

Eight Mekong Delta and south central coastal provinces in Vietnam have signed a coordination agreement on the management of fishing vessels in a bid to have the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing lifted.
Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels World

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

The Thai Government is planning to demolish 861 unregistered fishing vessels by mid-December as part of efforts to improve the status of local fishery fleets and remove punishment from the European Commission (EC) on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.