Illegal fishing in foreign waters by Vietnamese boats has declined considerably as a result of drastic efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, said an official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam has been actively working to implement the European Commission (EC)’s recommendations since it announced a yellow card on Vietnamese fisheries on October 23 last year.
Vietnam has enjoyed robust signs in seafood shipments to the EU market in January after a tough time caused by the “yellow card” issued by the European Commission over the problem of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
According to observers, Vietnam has been doing a better job in gradually curbing unreported and unregulated fishing, one of the key factors affecting the adoption of the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement.
After Vietnam received a “yellow-card” from the European Commission (EC) because of its failure to meet standards over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the central province of Thanh Hoa is rushing off its feet to minimise IUU fishing activities in the locality.
The central city of Da Nang will install a solar power system to provide free charging for mobile phones, wifi and advertising at public bus stops in a pilot project next month.
VOV.VN - Domestic tuna exporters have seen the Middle East as an alternative market in a bid to move closer to this year’s US$524 million export target, 8% higher than a year earlier after the European Commission (EC) has issued a "yellow card" warning to Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and European Council (EC) President Donald Tusk in Manila, the Philippines on November 13 on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
Aquatic product exports in the past ten months rose 17.6% to US$6.73 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The European Commission (EC) has issued a "yellow card" warning to Vietnam, after the country failed to demonstrate sufficient progress in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing worldwide.
Continuing its agenda, the first Asia-Pacific Economic (APEC) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) will hear and discuss an array of reports during the March 2 afternoon session.
Danang has announced its first solar power project, funded with US$415,000 from the European Commission (EC) and US$75,000 from the city’s counter fund.
The first Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum entered the 11th day on February 28 with a range of events organised by committees and working groups as scheduled.
VOV.VN - The European Commission has proposed to establish a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) to strengthen security checks on visa-free travelers.
VOV.VN - The European Commission (EC) has decided to levy anti-dumping duty of 10% on Vietnam leather-capped shoes as from September 14, 2016, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand has announced that up to 61.45% of voters supported a new draft constitution while 38.55% were against as 94% of ballots at a referendum held on August 7 counted.
Thailand has ramped up campaigns to encourage voting in the upcoming referendum on the new draft constitution on August 7.
VOV.VN - The European Committee has officially implemented a new framework for Trans-Atlantic exchanges of personal data among legal executive agencies.
Chairman of the Thai Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) Meechai Ruchupan will work with the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the Election Commission (EC) on the distribution of fake copies of the draft constitution, he said on July 7.
VOV.VN - On June 23, British voters will vote to decide whether to stay or leave the EU after more than 40 years as an EU member.