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.
Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official Society

Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official

Vietnam has carried out comprehensive measures as recommended by the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning from the commission on Vietnamese seafood, according to Deputy General Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Philippine Foreign Secretary thanks Vietnam for saving fishermen Politics

Philippine Foreign Secretary thanks Vietnam for saving fishermen

Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Teodoro Locsin expressed thanks to Vietnam for saving 22 crewmembers aboard a fishing vessel in distress in the East Sea during a recent ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in New York.
Vietnam, China talk sea development cooperation Politics

Vietnam, China talk sea development cooperation

A Vietnam-China working group on waters outside the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin held its 11th round of negotiations while the other on sea development cooperation held its eighth round of talks in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, Vietnam, on April 24-25.
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.
Storm Pabuk kills one, injures six Society

Storm Pabuk kills one, injures six

Storm Pabuk, the first to hit the East Sea this year, killed one person, left one missing and injured six others in southern localities by 10am on January 5, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Crew of capsized fishing boat rescued at sea Society

Crew of capsized fishing boat rescued at sea

The Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue of the south-central province of Binh Dinh said that a fishing vessel drowned by high waves at sea has been rescued.
Ten foreign sailors rescued in Con Dao waters Society

Ten foreign sailors rescued in Con Dao waters

The BV 98869 TS fishing vessel rescued 10 foreign sailors and sent them to the Ben Da border post in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau on December 19, said the provincial Border Guard High Command.
Abductors demand ransom for Indonesian fishermen World

Abductors demand ransom for Indonesian fishermen

The wife of one of the Indonesian fishermen recently kidnapped has received a call asking for a ransom of 4 million ringgit (nearly 1 million USD) to secure the release of the two victims, police said on September 25.