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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.

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 ...

Vietnam pledges rice to newly freed Filipinos in terror-hit Marawi

Presidents Quang and Duterte met on the sidelines of the APEC Summit and also discussed securing the release of kidnapped Vietnamese fishermen.
November 10, 2017 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

Philippines apologizes for killing of two Vietnamese fishermen

The two Vietnamese men were shot dead by Philippine naval personnel during a chase last month.
October 27, 2017 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Indonesia releases 239 Vietnamese fishermen detained for illegal fishing

Vietnam has dispatched a coast guard vessel to bring the fishermen home.
October 05, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen found dead after run-in with Philippine Navy

The Filipino government said the Vietnamese boat rammed into a naval vessel during a chase, prompting officers to fire 'warning shots.'
September 25, 2017 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam urges Indonesia to investigate navy shooting that wounds 2 fishermen

Hanoi calls the reported incident 'serious' and asks Jakarta to 'stop repeating similar acts.'
July 28, 2017 | 09:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen seriously wounded after encounter with foreign boat: captain

Indonesia has denied claims that its navy was responsible for the attack.
July 26, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Malaysia detains eight Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Various types of fresh and dried fish were found on-board of the vessel.
April 26, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

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.
April 05, 2017 | 10:05 am GMT+7

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