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Chinese Fishing Near North Korea Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem
July 31, 2020

Chinese Fishing Near North Korea Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem

By Jenny Town and Sally Yozell
The Chinese government has been both lenient on North Korea sanctions and reluctant to tackle illegal fishing by its distant water fleet.

Is Vietnam Sending Its Maritime Militia to China’s Coast?
March 05, 2020

Is Vietnam Sending Its Maritime Militia to China’s Coast?

By Yan Yan
In recent weeks, hundreds of Vietnamese fishing boats have gathered near China’s Hainan province, site of a sensitive military base.
The South China Sea: Preventing the Tyranny of the Commons
January 04, 2020

The South China Sea: Preventing the Tyranny of the Commons

By Dr. Asyura Salleh
Territorial disputes have exacerbated an ongoing fishery crisis. The only solution is achieving regional fishery management.

Sea of Japan Collision Incident Highlights North Korean Illegal Fishing Activities
October 08, 2019

Sea of Japan Collision Incident Highlights North Korean Illegal Fishing Activities

By Ankit Panda
A collision between a Japanese patrol boat and a North Korean fishing trawler highlights the risks.

New Fishermen Kidnapping Heightens Security Fears in Borneo
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.

Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
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.

Malaysia’s New Illegal Fishing Task Force in the Spotlight
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.
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
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.

Navy Goodwill Visit Highlights Thailand-Philippines Maritime Ties
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.

Indonesia War on Illegal Fishing in the Headlines with New Sinkings
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.

US Coast Guard Conducts South Pacific Fisheries Patrols in Coordination With Canada
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.”
Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity in Focus With Naval Exchange
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.

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