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17 fishermen missing at sea trying to evade storm Podul

17 crew members of three fishing vessels at sea have lost contact with the mainland since Thursday, local reports say.

Vietnam expresses grave concern over Indonesia destroying its fishing boats

Vietnam says an Indonesian plan to destroy Vietnamese fishing vessels goes against the spirit of bilateral ties and international convention.

Chinese ship sinks Vietnamese fishing boat off Paracel Islands

A Chinese vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat off the central coast Wednesday, but its five-member crew was rescued unscathed.
March 07, 2019 | 10:43 am GMT+7

A coracle spectacle

Watch fishermen in central Vietnam race each other in small, round wicker boats.
June 09, 2018 | 07:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fisherman refuses cash offer, releases rare turtle back to sea

A dealer had offered him $446 for the green sea turtle but he turned it down.
March 29, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

4 missing after fishing boat capsizes off southern Vietnam

Two members of the crew have been rescued, but the search is on for the remaining four. 
December 05, 2017 | 09:16 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen 'kept like slaves' in Taiwan

When they were at sea, the fishermen were sometimes made to work for 48 consecutive hours without rest.
September 20, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man survives titanic three nights at sea clinging to plastic bag

The 22-year-old was on his last legs when another fishing boat appeared over the waves.
September 15, 2017 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says Indonesian navy shot its fishermen in disputed water

Four Vietnamese fishermen were shot on Saturday night, two of them seriously wounded. 
July 24, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen in custody after being caught fishing in Thai waters

Vietnam’s Embassy in Thailand is working with local authorities to ensure Vietnamese fishermen who were caught fishing illegally last week will be treated according to local and international laws.
March 30, 2016 | 06:35 pm GMT+7
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