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Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
June 14, 2019
Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
A new EJF report finds widespread violations in the global seafood industry, including in Taiwan, Vietnam, and elsewhere in Asia.
Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing Continue to Plague Asian Seas
Malaysia’s New Illegal Fishing Task Force in the Spotlight
May 28, 2019
Malaysia’s New Illegal Fishing Task Force in the Spotlight
A closer look at the role of the country’s newly formed task force in tackling a longstanding challenge.
Malaysia’s New Illegal Fishing Task Force in the Spotlight
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
May 24, 2019
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
IUU fishing is a pervasive problem in Southeast Asia.
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Navy Goodwill Visit Highlights Thailand-Philippines Maritime Ties
May 20, 2019
Navy Goodwill Visit Highlights Thailand-Philippines Maritime Ties
The interaction spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in this dimension of the relationship.
Navy Goodwill Visit Highlights Thailand-Philippines Maritime Ties
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
The development highlighted the country’s ongoing campaign against illegal fishing under the Jokowi government.
Indonesia War on Illegal Fishing in the Headlines with New Sinkings
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
The U.S. and Canadian presence in the South Pacific is designed to support a “free and open Indo-Pacific.”
US Coast Guard Conducts South Pacific Fisheries Patrols in Coordination With Canada
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
A recent interaction spotlighted an often-overlooked confidence-building mechanism between the two Southeast Asian states.
Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity in Focus With Naval Exchange
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
October 25, 2018
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
Taiwan authorities halt Fuh Sheng No. 11 for labor violations. Are Taiwan’s fishing practices finally changing?
Is This the Start of an Illegal Fishing Crackdown in Taiwan?
The Thai Sting: A Fishing Raid in the South China Sea
October 01, 2018
The Thai Sting: A Fishing Raid in the South China Sea
As Thailand turns the corner on one fishing crisis, another one rears its head.
The Thai Sting: A Fishing Raid in the South China Sea
Vietnam-Thailand Naval Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Patrols
April 30, 2018
Vietnam-Thailand Naval Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Patrols
The latest iteration of their patrols highlighted a key maritime activity in the bilateral relationship.
Vietnam-Thailand Naval Ties in the Spotlight with Joint Patrols
Joint Patrols Put Vietnam-Thailand Maritime Ties in the Headlines
January 03, 2018
Joint Patrols Put Vietnam-Thailand Maritime Ties in the Headlines
The drills are a means both countries have been using to manage challenges within their strategic partnership.
Joint Patrols Put Vietnam-Thailand Maritime Ties in the Headlines
Indonesia Wants Global War on Illegal Fishing
May 09, 2017
Indonesia Wants Global War on Illegal Fishing
The Southeast Asian state wants illegal fishing to be declared a transnational crime.
Indonesia Wants Global War on Illegal Fishing
South Korea Sees Frictions With China's Maritime Militia: What's Next?
October 14, 2016
South Korea Sees Frictions With China's Maritime Militia: What's Next?
China is walking a tightrope, balancing foreign relations in one hand and the nationalism of its people in the other.
South Korea Sees Frictions With China's Maritime Militia: What's Next?
China and Africa's Illegal Fishing Problem
August 19, 2016
China and Africa's Illegal Fishing Problem
Beijing has an opportunity to be part of the solution.
China and Africa's Illegal Fishing Problem
The South China Sea Is Really a Fishery Dispute
July 20, 2016
The South China Sea Is Really a Fishery Dispute
The hidden cause of the South China Sea disputes: there aren't enough fish in the sea.
The South China Sea Is Really a Fishery Dispute
Chinese Fishermen: The New Global Pirates?
June 21, 2016
Chinese Fishermen: The New Global Pirates?
It's not just the South China Sea -- Chinese fishing vessels have been accused of illegal activities all over the world.
Chinese Fishermen: The New Global Pirates?
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