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Malaysia detains eight Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Various types of fresh and dried fish were found on-board of the vessel.

Malaysia arrests 28 Vietnamese for illegal fishing, one dies in detention

The fisherman was said to have fallen seriously ill when his boat was detained Monday.

Vietnamese fishermen return home after 24 hour ordeal adrift at sea

The fishermen fell overboard in the middle of rough seas and strong winds.
March 17, 2017 | 09:10 pm GMT+7

Indonesia frees 27 Vietnamese fishermen in first batch this year

There are still about 150 Vietnamese fishermen in Indonesia's custody, a Vietnamese diplomat in Jakarta said.
March 13, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

Malaysia detains more Vietnamese fishermen on illegal fishing charges

One boat fled the scene while the other cut its lines in an attempt to escape.
March 13, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Five Vietnamese fishermen rescued after boat sinks off central coast

A British vessel scooped up the sailors after their boat started taking on water.
January 23, 2017 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

Philippine leader sets 17 Vietnamese fishermen free

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday personally saw off 17 Vietnamese fishermen.
November 02, 2016 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

Philippines to release 17 Vietnamese fishermen this week

The fishermen were arrested for illegal fishing, but a prosecutor believes they were only trying to avoid a storm.
October 31, 2016 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Abducted Vietnamese sailors finally home after 4-year ordeal with Somali pirates

The three men arrived at Noi Bai airport on Tuesday for a teary reunion with their families.
October 25, 2016 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to dole out compensation to citizens hit by Formosa's toxic spill

People whose livelihoods have been lost due to the disaster will receive a monthly payment soon.
October 02, 2016 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam unveals plan for inspecting seafood affected by toxic spill

The agriculture ministry will monitor the quality of seafood in four affected central provinces.
September 21, 2016 | 06:26 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen remain beached 4 months after toxic disaster

Hundreds of fishing boats are rotting in the sun rather than sailing out to sea.
August 31, 2016 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Fishermen demand compensation, medicals after mass fish deaths

The victims of one of Vietnam's worst environmental disasters are praying that life will return to normal.
July 08, 2016 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam threatens to shut down Formosa

The Vietnamese government has warned Taiwanese steel maker Formosa not to ever again leak toxic waste into the sea, otherwise, the plant shutdown would be inevitable, said Prime ...
July 02, 2016 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen head overseas for work after pollution kills off catch

The Vietnamese government will help fishermen from central coastal provinces to find new jobs in the wake of mass fish deaths that have hammered local fisheries, according to the ...
June 30, 2016 | 05:10 pm GMT+7