A fishing boat catching fire in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Jeju island on November 19 left one person dead and 11 other unaccounted for, including six from Vietnam.
As the fishing season from April through September has begun, the fisheries resources surveillance force has been strengthening patrols to support Vietnamese fishermen and minimise violations by foreign fishing ships in the country’s seas.
Vietnam has demanded China pay proper compensation for damage a Chinese coast guard ship caused for some Vietnamese fishermen when they were in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.
Deep underwater surveys will help develop Vietnam’s fishing industry.
VOV.VN -In modern times, mussel farming provides a good chance for many Vietnamese fishermen in Cam Lam District located in Khanh Hoa province to earn a living.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia and the host country’s competent agencies on December 7 completed paperwork for the repatriation of 22 Vietnamese fishermen at Soekarno Hatta International Airport.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia in collaboration with local authorities have completed paperwork for the repatriation of 42 Vietnamese fishermen.
April 23, 2018 marked the deadline of the six-month period given to Vietnam to improve performance in preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing under the European Commission (EC)’s yellow card warning.
A US sailor who was stranded on his damaged vessel for more than a month at sea has arrived safely back on dry land in central Vietnam.
Representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia have visited Vietnamese fishermen who have been temporarily detained on the country’s islands for illegal fishing.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines in coordination with local authorities organized the return home of five Vietnamese fishermen and a Phu Yen province fishing vessel on November 29.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said Malaysia detained 10 Vietnamese fishermen on charges of illegally fishing in waters off Sarawak state.
The 239 Vietnamese freed by Indonesia are set to return home on October 6.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Thailand is promptly preparing all necessary procedures to bring nine Vietnamese fishermen home next week.
VOV.VN - After being held for a year, 27 Vietnamese fisherman who were arrested while fishing illegally in Thai waters were handed back to the Vietnam Embassy after successful talks with the local authorities in the Pathum Thani Province, Thailand.
Vietnam strongly protests inhuman treatment and the use of force or threat to use force against Vietnamese fishermen, said the Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department.
About 690 Vietnamese fishermen detained by Indonesian authorities, the biggest number so far, are set to return to their country on June 9.
Three Vietnamese fishermen working on Singapore’s Le Tong Patriot ship received emergency aid at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) after they suffered severe burns from a fire on board on May 6.
Two Vietnamese fishermen, who were in distress in the Gulf of Thailand, were brought to the homeland via air route, on March 17.
Indonesia on March 13 repatriated 27 Vietnamese fishermen who were detained from four months to over one year in Tarempa island for illegal fishing in Indonesia’s seas.