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IUU

Thailand expects bright fisheries future

World

Thailand expects bright fisheries future

Thailand’s Fisheries Department expects a bright future for the local fisheries industry after the European Commission took Thailand off a group of "warned countries" in recognition of its “progress” in tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

European Parliament delegation visits Vietnam

Politics

European Parliament delegation visits Vietnam

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong had a bilateral meeting in Hanoi on January 7 with Vice President of the European Parliament (EP) Heidi Hautala who is leading an EP working delegation to Vietnam from January 7-9.

Kien Giang announces list of violating fishing vessels

Society

Kien Giang announces list of violating fishing vessels

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Kien Giang has announced the list of 25 fishing vessels and owners violating the efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) as required by the European Commission.

Kien Giang enjoys strong growth in exports

Business

Kien Giang enjoys strong growth in exports

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned nearly 580 million USD from exports in the first 11 months of 2018, exceeding its yearly target by 11.3 percent, and representing a surge of 35 percent from the same period last year.

Thai Prime Minister’s trip to Germany a success

World

Thai Prime Minister’s trip to Germany a success

The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on November 29 that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha had made a successful state visit to Germany and had assured his host that a general election in Thailand is still slated for February.

Vietnamese, Philippine naval forces step up exchange

Politics

Vietnamese, Philippine naval forces step up exchange

Vietnamese and Philippine naval forces discussed search and rescue operations, maritime security, regional disaster warning and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) during their fourth personnel exchange on November 10 on Song Tu Dong (Northeast Cay).

VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

Business

VASEP talks about EP fisheries committee’s IUU fact-finding tour

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said a delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries visited Hanoi and coastal provinces from October 28 to November 2 to examine Vietnam’s efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU).

EP Fisheries Committee delegation visits northern port

Politics

EP Fisheries Committee delegation visits northern port

A delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries led by its spokesman Gabriel Mato visited the northern port city of Hai Phong on November 1 to learn about the locality’s efforts in fighting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.