IUU fishing

June 20, 2019

New Fishermen Kidnapping Heightens Security Fears in Borneo

By Eileen Ng
After a short lull, a raid on fishing boats sparked renewed concerns about kidnap-for-ransom groups in waters off the island.

June 14, 2019

Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas

By James X. Morris
A new EJF report finds widespread violations in the global seafood industry, including in Taiwan, Vietnam, and elsewhere in Asia.
May 28, 2019

Malaysia’s New Illegal Fishing Task Force in the Spotlight

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the role of the country’s newly formed task force in tackling a longstanding challenge.

May 24, 2019

How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

By Sampa Kundu
IUU fishing is a pervasive problem in Southeast Asia.

May 20, 2019

Navy Goodwill Visit Highlights Thailand-Philippines Maritime Ties

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The interaction spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in this dimension of the relationship.

May 09, 2019

Indonesia War on Illegal Fishing in the Headlines with New Sinkings

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development highlighted the country’s ongoing campaign against illegal fishing under the Jokowi government.
February 20, 2019

US Coast Guard Conducts South Pacific Fisheries Patrols in Coordination With Canada

By Ankit Panda
The U.S. and Canadian presence in the South Pacific is designed to support a “free and open Indo-Pacific.”

November 16, 2018

Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity in Focus With Naval Exchange

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent interaction spotlighted an often-overlooked confidence-building mechanism between the two Southeast Asian states.

October 25, 2018

Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?

By James X. Morris
Taiwan authorities halt Fuh Sheng No. 11 for labor violations. Are Taiwan’s fishing practices finally changing?

October 01, 2018

The Thai Sting: A Fishing Raid in the South China Sea

By James X. Morris
As Thailand turns the corner on one fishing crisis, another one rears its head.

April 30, 2018

Vietnam-Thailand Naval Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Patrols

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The latest iteration of their patrols highlighted a key maritime activity in the bilateral relationship.
January 03, 2018

Joint Patrols Put Vietnam-Thailand Maritime Ties in the Headlines

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The drills are a means both countries have been using to manage challenges within their strategic partnership.

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