Indonesia, Vietnam to probe reported skirmish in disputed waters International

Indonesia and Vietnam will launch a joint investigation into a sea incident at the weekend, officials said, after reports that Vietnamese coast guards had tried to forcibly free five fishing boats and their crew detained in waters near the Natuna Islands. An Indonesian sea patrol intercepted the Vietnamese fishing boats with 55 crew on Sunday […]

Fishing ban remains a year on after Formosa toxic spill along Vietnam’s central coast International

By VnExpress  &nbspMay 18, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7 Dead fish wash ashore in central Vietnam in April 2016 in an environment disaster linked to Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa. Photo by VnExpress Over 200km of coastline is still recovering from the devastation caused by the country’s worst environmental disaster. The Vietnamese government has asked four central […]

Malaysia detains eight Vietnamese for illegal fishing International

Malaysian authorities have seized a fishing boat and detained eight Vietnamese nationals for alleged illegal fishing in Malaysian waters, the New Straits Times reported. The boat was intercepted near Pulau Gaya Island, northwest of Malaysia’s Sabah Province, on Monday evening, the report quoted a statement from the provincial unit of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) […]