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

Two fishermen have been charged with illegal fishing by Indonesian authorities.

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.

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

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

EU gives Vietnam 'yellow card' over illegal fishing

Vietnam's seafood association said the warning serves as both a challenge and a chance for the country to improve its fishing industry.
October 25, 2017 | 03:58 pm 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

Malaysia detains another 40 Vietnamese for illegal fishing

They reportedly posed as local fishers and used local registration numbers.
July 22, 2017 | 10:05 am GMT+7

Malaysia detains 22 Vietnamese sailors on illegal fishing charges

The fishermen are being investigated for both illegal fishing and for violating Malaysia's Immigration Act.
July 16, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Malaysia arrests 26 Vietnamese for illegal fishing: report

Their two boats were seized with an estimated $117,000 worth of catch.
June 19, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Indonesia to release 690 Vietnamese fishermen

Three Vietnam Coast Guard vessels will be transporting the fishermen home.
June 07, 2017 | 10:30 pm 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 seizes two fishing boats, arrests 19 Vietnamese for illegal fishing

The fishermen face fines of up to $22,600 each, while the captains could have to pay ten times that amount.
April 14, 2017 | 05:16 pm 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

Vietnam pledges protection for fishermen caught in Solomon Islands

Forty three Vietnamese were reportedly arrested for illegal fishing in Solomon Islands waters.
March 31, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Cambodia arrests 16 Vietnamese fishermen on illegal trawling charges

Trawling in shallow waters is a crime that can carry prison time under Cambodia's fisheries law.
March 21, 2017 | 03:32 pm GMT+7