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Vietnam vows to work towards sustainable fishery

Society

Vietnam vows to work towards sustainable fishery

The Vietnamese Government’s decision on July 9 to join the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation to prevent and fight IUU fishing has received positive response from the FAO Committee on Fisheries and the international community.

Vietnam, Russia oil and gas firms step up cooperation

Business

Vietnam, Russia oil and gas firms step up cooperation

Chairman of the Member Council of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) Tran Sy Thanh and Chairman of the Management Committee of Russian gas group Gazprom Alexey Miller discussed a broad array of future cooperation fields at their recent working session in Moscow.

Southern canals clogged up but no sites to dump waste

Environment

Southern canals clogged up but no sites to dump waste

Several marine channels like Cua Lo and Sa Ky in the central provinces of Nghe An and Quang Ngai and Thi Vai in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau have not been dredged in years because authorities have been unable to identify dumping sites to dispose of the sludge after dredging.

Seafood shipments to EU drop

Business

Seafood shipments to EU drop

Shipments of seafood, excluding fish, to many markets, especially the European Union (EU), showed signs of reduction recently, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Fishermen struggle to do their job

Society

Fishermen struggle to do their job

Off-shore fishing has over recent years become an economic spearhead in many localities. Beyond the bumper harvest, there left a hardship weariness that makes it hard for fishermen to do their job.

Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Business

Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam has been active in implementing nine recommendations related to the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing of the European Commission (EC) to ensure responsible and sustainable fisheries, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.