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Vietnamese arrested for illegal fishing in Malaysia to stand trial Friday

21 fishermen from southern Vietnam who were arrested in Malaysian waters on June 21 will be put on trial in Malaysia on Friday.

Vietnam, Indonesia agree to end use of force on fishers

Top Vietnamese and Indonesian defense officials have pledged to treat fishermen of either country humanely, avoiding the use and threats to use force.

Malaysia arrests 16 Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Sixteen Vietnamese were caught fishing illegally in Malaysian waters, the Star Online reported Wednesday.
May 29, 2019 | 08:52 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests 33 Vietnamese for electric pulse fishing

Malaysian authorities have detained 30 Vietnamese fishermen and three boat skippers for illegally fishing in its waters.
May 26, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

123 Vietnamese fishermen arrested in Malaysia crackdown on illegal fishing

Malaysian authorities have detained 25 Vietnamese vessels and 123 crew members for allegedly fishing illegally in their country’s waters in a major crackdown.
May 19, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Treat detained fishermen humanely, Vietnam requests Malaysia

Vietnam has proposed an amicable settlement after 29 Vietnamese fishermen were caught in Malaysian waters last Saturday.
May 16, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Malaysia detains 29 Vietnamese fishermen for intruding into its waters

Malaysian authorities have detained 29 Vietnamese fishermen and their two vessels for alleged encroachment and illegal fishing in their country’s waters.
May 14, 2019 | 10:00 am GMT+7

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.
May 09, 2019 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Indonesia to sink scores of boats from Vietnam and others to deter illegal fishing

Indonesia began sinking dozens of impounded foreign boats Saturday to deter illegal fishing in its waters.
May 05, 2019 | 08:34 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen face jail time for trawling in Indonesia

11 Vietnamese fishermen who have been arrested for fishing in Indonesian waters could be jailed for up to six years.
April 09, 2019 | 10:19 am GMT+7

Vietnam repels Chinese-flagged vessels for illegally fishing in its waters

Vietnamese surveillance forces Sunday gave chase and drove away many foreign vessels trespassing its waters for illegal fishing.
April 09, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen admit to illegal fishing in Malaysian waters

21 Vietnamese nationals pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally fishing in Malaysian waters, the Borneo Post reported.
December 01, 2018 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Thailand seizes 3 boats, detains 14 Vietnamese fishermen

Fourteen Vietnamese fishermen have been detained and three vessels seized by Thai authorities for illegal collection of sea cucumbers.
November 01, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Malaysia detains 23 Vietnamese fishermen for trespassing

Malaysian authorities have detained 23 Vietnamese fishermen and their two boats for illegally entering the nation's waters.
October 27, 2018 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests 39 Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Malaysian authorities have arrested 39 Vietnamese fishermen in a crackdown on foreign vessels fishing illegally in their waters.
October 19, 2018 | 02:51 pm GMT+7
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