• Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:00:00
    Poor enforcement of labour law still harming fishing industry
    INSUFFICIENT law enforcement remains a challenge in the Thai government’s efforts to combat the illegal fishery industry, which includes the practices of forced labour and human trafficking, according to a United States official.
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Mobile banking boosts local economies across China
    A 20-MINUTE ride on a steamboat from the wharf of the Sandu Gulf port area in Ningde, a coastal city in China’s Fujian province, is all that is needed to reach the fishery owned by fisherman Zheng Xiangan, 39, who has just received about 1 million yuan ($154,000) from consumers and fish sellers through a local bank's mobile app.
  • Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:09:32
    Labour Ministry considers wage hike in fisheries industry
    Labour Ministry is considering a minimum daily wage hike to at least Bt400 for workers in the fishery sector in 12 provinces, Labour Inspector-General Suthi Sukosol said on Wednesday. 
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:00:00
    Mon villagers fight power project
    Along the coastline near Ye township in Myanmar’s Mon State, people in Andin, along with other six villages in Pharlain, have long pursued a traditional self- sufficient way of life, based on farming and fishery since the community was first established over a hundred years ago.
  • Thu, 02 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Myanmar fishery export income set to double
    THOUGH MYANMAR’S fishery export income took a dive for three straight years until 2015, industry players hold high hopes to rebound, given the slight increase last year and the potential continuation of growth this fiscal year ending on March 31.
  • Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:00:00
    Somkid talks with Wal-Mart on fishery sales
  • Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:51:18
    Somkid talks with Wal-Mart on fishery sales
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday held talks with Wal-Mart Stores Inc executive vice president Scott Price, and said the US retail giant was interested in Thailand’s agricultural and fishery products and praised the country’s solutions to its illegal-fishing problems.
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  • Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00:00
    Tighter fishery laws and enforcement net results
    Thailand has taken steps to modernise and amend laws and regulations in compliance with the demands of the global community to increase sustainability of fishery resources, a leading police official said.
  • Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:00:00
    Thailand vows Asean common fishing policy 
    THAILAND has vowed to work for the region as a whole in taking the lead in the formation of an Asean common fisheries policy, in order to solve the problem of illegal fishing and promote sustainable fishery management.
  • Sun, 27 Nov 2016 01:00:00
    Fishermen hit by moves to counter industry abuses
    WHILE abrupt and forceful law enforcement may have helped counter abuse in the Thai fishery sector in recent years, it has also had ripple effects on the livelihood of individual fishermen.
  • Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00:00
    Korean companies eye investment in Vientiane province
    VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Several companies from the Republic of Korea have submitted proposals to invest in Vientiane province in areas relating to fishery, energy and real estate.
  • Sat, 03 Sep 2016 01:00:00
    It’ll be too late to act after key fishery resources are depleted
    Even familiar fish could become luxury foods beyond the reach of ordinary people if their stocks are depleted. Japan must take a leading role in international management of fishery resources.
  • Tue, 05 Jul 2016 01:00:00
    Fishery sees stronger seafood exports
    WITH EASING tension over labour issues in Thailand, the fishery industry expects exports of seafood products to grow by 2-3 per cent this year after a slight drop in the first half.
  • Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:00:00
    Fishery observers see no red card from EU
    FISHERY stakeholders hold high hopes that the European Union will not hand their industry a “red card” next month, thanks to the country’s serious efforts to tackle human trafficking and illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing during the past ye
  • Thu, 21 Apr 2016 01:00:00
    Fishery chief sacked as IUU deadline nears
    Thai team to update EU on progress in solving problem at meeting in Brussels next month.
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