Typhoon Rai changes direction, gradually weakens Environment

Typhoon Rai changes direction, gradually weakens

Typhoon Rai, the ninth storm to hit Vietnam in the East Sea, was about 200km to the east-northeast of Ly Son island of the central coastal province of Quang Ngai at 4am on December 20, with gust near the eye of the storm reaching 200 km per hour, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Ben Tre cracks down on fishing vessels violating foreign waters Society

Ben Tre cracks down on fishing vessels violating foreign waters

Vice Chairman of the Ben Tre People’s Committee Nguyen Minh Canh has requested relevant departments, sectors, and districts in the Mekong Delta province to drastically crack down on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in a bid to curb local vessels’ illegal operations in foreign waters.
Da Nang spends over 20 bln VND for offshore fishing vessels  Society

Da Nang spends over 20 bln VND for offshore fishing vessels

Authorities of the central city of Da Nang has spent over 20.7 billion VND (900,000 USD) to support 824 fishing vessels since 2019 in accordance with the Resolution No. 255/2019/NQ-HĐND dated July 11, 2019 by the municipal People’s Council, reported the municipal Fisheries Sub-Department.
Fishing vessels to be closely controlled to end IUU Society

Fishing vessels to be closely controlled to end IUU

Preventing and ending vessels’ illegal fishing overseas is the first requirement to lift “yellow card” warning by the European Commission, said Deputy General Director of the Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Kien Giang works hard to combat IUU fishing Society

Kien Giang works hard to combat IUU fishing

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is focusing on implementing a series of synchronous measures to inspect, monitor and control fishing activities in a bid to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by Vietnamese ships in foreign waters by 2022.
Nam Dinh strives to fight IUU fishing Society

Nam Dinh strives to fight IUU fishing

Vice Chairman of the northern coastal province of Nam Dinh Tran Anh Dung on July 26 requested the provincial Border Guard to strictly monitor the departure of fishing vessels and not to let those that fail to meet all requirements as prescribed go out to sea as an effort to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Ben Tre reports reduction in illegal fishing in foreign waters Society

Ben Tre reports reduction in illegal fishing in foreign waters

The number of fishing vessels of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre committing illegal fishing in foreign waters in the first six months of 2021 fell 52.4 percent year-on-year, according to the provincial steering committee for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing prevention (Steering Committee 689).
PM requests tighter information coordination to fight IUU fishing Society

PM requests tighter information coordination to fight IUU fishing

The Prime Minister on June 24 issued a directive on inter-sectoral coordination between ministries, sectors and the People’s Committees of 28 coastal localities in exchanging and handling information so as to prevent and put an end to illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in foreign waters.