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Brunei fines four Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Four Vietnamese fishermen have been fined between $723 and $7,234 for illegally fishing in Bruneian waters.

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines: army

The Abu Sayyaf has been known to behead hostages unless ransom payments are made.

‘Tis the season: Fishermen get bumper krill catch

Fishermen in north central Vietnam are catching huge quantities of the tiny crustacean.
August 07, 2018 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

12 youth tricked into bonded labor rescued in Vietnam

Authorities in southern Vietnam are investigating a case of modern slavery after 12 victims were saved.
August 02, 2018 | 11:27 pm GMT+7

When you eat a Mekong Giant Catfish, you are paying criminals

Vietnamese restaurant owners, chefs and customers are complicit in the crime of catching, advertising, serving and eating an endangered species.
July 25, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Time’s running out for the Mekong giant catfish

Vietnamese restaurants are openly violating the law to include a critically endangered giant catfish on their menus.
July 10, 2018 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Chinese boats refuse to help Vietnamese boats in distress

20 boats that sought shelter from rough weather were driven off Hoang Sa Islands.
June 19, 2018 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

The hunt for spicy fish delicacy deep down Vietnam's hydropower dam

A kilo of the dry sharpbelly fish, made from five kilos of fresh fish, is sold for VND180,000 ($7.84).
May 24, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam PM visits fish market to support farmers amid sea row

The visit is considered an encouragement to local fishers given threats and fishing ban from China.
May 19, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Indonesia releases Vietnamese fishermen in time for Lunar New Year

A total of 150 Vietnamese fishermen detained for illegal fishing in Indonesia have been released this year.
February 13, 2018 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Vietnam asks Indonesia to reconsider destroying illegal fishing boats

Indonesia has destroyed hundreds of foreign illegal vessels since 2014, including many Vietnamese boats.
January 27, 2018 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam asks Indonesia to hold fair trials for fishermen accused of illegal activities

Two fishermen have been charged with illegal fishing by Indonesian authorities.
December 19, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Vietnam pledges to protect fishermen prosecuted by Indonesia for alleged illegal fishing

Two fishermen have been found guilty but claim they were forced into disputed waters by Indonesian forces.
December 15, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Duterte oversees release and farewell of Vietnamese fishermen caught poaching in Filipino waters

The fishermen were arrested in September in an incident which also saw two other crew members killed.
November 30, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen rescued after nine-month hostage ordeal in the Philippines

Four of them were taken hostage by militant group Abu Sayyaf in February, but one died of sickness before the rescue.
November 13, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7
 
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