• Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    Yellow card lifting buoys Thai fishery 
    European Union importers have responded positively to the European Commission's decision to lift the yellow card from Thailand, expecting to see a clear result in the next six months to one year.
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Fishery sector buoyed up after EU lifts yellow card
    Exports expected to surge, stock bump already seen after major trade impediment removed.
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:39
    Pacific nations resist US push to lift tuna quota
    Pacific island nations have vowed to oppose US efforts to increase its catch limit in the world's largest tuna fishery, saying the proposal does nothing to improve sustainable fishing.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:00
    Bid to declare Siamese fighting fish ‘national fish’
    The Fishery Department has proposed that Siamese fighting fish be declared the national fish, Agriculture Minister Krissada Boonraj said on Tuesday.
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:49
    Caribbean to test greenhouse-gas linked ocean acidity
    Tourism and fishery-dependent Caribbean nations plan to test the acidity of the Caribbean Sea as a result of increased absorption of greenhouse gases, a senior regional official said Friday.
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  • Sun, 27 May 2018 01:00
    EU delegates informed about Thai fisheries sector efforts
    DELEGATES from the European parliament were given a presentation on effective law enforcement and the impressive progress on labour rights protection in Thailand’s fisheries sector, as evidence of the Thai government’s true intention to achieve sustainability in the region’s fisheries sector.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 18:00
    PM urges people to look to their future and ignore candidates offering 'short-sighted promises'
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday urged people during his mobile Cabinet trip to the upper South to vote for those who have a longer-term vision, and not for candidates offering them short-sighted promises and populist policies, or the country would become bankrupt with everyone suffering as a result.
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:00
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Somkid talks with Wal-Mart on fishery sales
  • Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:51
    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
    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.
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