Malaysia arrests 26 Vietnamese for illegal fishing: report International

By VnExpress  &nbspJune 19, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7 Their two boats were seized with an estimated $117,000 worth of catch. Malaysian authorities have arrested 26 Vietnamese for illegal fishing in Malaysian waters, according to VietnamPlus. The fishermen, aged 17 to 35, were caught on the night of June 8 fishing about 127 […]

Indonesia to release 690 Vietnamese fishermen International

Indonesian authorities and the Vietnamese Embassy in Jakarta on Wednesday completed the necessary paperwork to release 690 Vietnamese citizens who had been detained for illegal fishing, according to Vietnam News Agency. It is scheduled to be the largest release of Vietnamese fishermen in history. Authorities from both countries are finalizing procedures for the fishermen to […]

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) […]