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Japanese squid fishermen caught in tentacles of "Abenomics" by Toko Sekiguchi April 23, 2013   |  Source : WSJ  | Copyright : 2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

As the yen has plunged in recent months, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s popularity has soared. But would the love still be there if cheap sushi fell by the wayside, a victim of Mr. Abe’s economic policies? This Friday and Saturday, 1,000 squid boats o...

Details of new Japan-Taiwan fisheries pact are explained by Ko Shu-Ling April 23, 2013   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : The Japan Times Ltd.

Government officials met Friday with fishermen in Yilan County on Taiwan’s northeast coast to explain the extended fishing access they’ve been granted by the landmark fisheries agreement Taiwan signed with Japan. Japan and Taiwan inked the deal on ...

Insight: China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles by Manuel Mogato April 22, 2013   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

For decades, fishermen along the northwestern Philippine coast treated the teeming fishing grounds of the Scarborough Shoal as their backyard, less than a day's boat ride away. Now, they see it as a foreign country. "I lost my livelihood when we los...

Can Myanmar fisheries compete with Thailand and Vietnam? by Khin Myo Thwe April 19, 2013   |  Source : Mizzima News  | Copyright : 1998 - 2013 Mizzima News

Fishery factories in Myanmar will have to compete with experienced competitors in Thailand and Vietnam if they aim to conduct successful CMP (cutting, manufacturing, packaging) operations, say industry experts. Domestic fisheries firms will also be obl...

Pirates rule the Bay of Bengal April 19, 2013   |  Source : DW  | Copyright : 2013 Deutsche Welle

Bangladeshi pirates have created a reign of terror in the Bay of Bengal by regularly robbing fishermen, kidnapping them for ransom and even killing them. In a single attack they killed 32 fishermen last month. After a week-long, deep-sea fishing trip i...

Kenya fishermen defy Lake Victoria omena fishing ban citing poverty April 16, 2013   |  Source : The Star

Stakeholders have blamed the rising poverty levels among fishermen in Nyanza region for the failure to honour the annual Omena fishing ban. Fisheries lobby group, Uhai Lake Forum, said the ban has been ignored due to high poverty levels that drive fish...

Cruise ships pick up illegal immigrants and fishermen around the world April 16, 2013   |  Source : eTB Cruise Expert  | Copyright : Agents Support Systems Pty Ltd 2006-2013

Cruise ships have always played their part in maritime safety, diverting to rescue lost souls across the world’s oceans, but over the last few days three cruise ships have rescued fishermen and migrants in three separate incidents. In Asia, it is rep...

Facts about illegal Indian fishing activity inside Pakistan EEZ by Khalid Khokhar April 15, 2013   |  Source : The News International  | Copyright : The News International

Pakistan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of 200-nautical miles, designated by the United Nations, is overwhelmingly enriched in both living and non-living marine resources - especially the Indus Delta region has abundance of prime quality fish that enti...

11 Philippines fishermen jailed in Indonesia sent home by Allen V. Estabillo April 15, 2013   |  Source : MindaNews  | Copyright : 2013 MindaNews

Eleven more fishermen from this city who were jailed in Indonesia due to illegal fishing and immigration violations returned home over the weekend after getting reprieve from their prison terms. Councilor Ronnel Rivera said Monday the fishermen were ea...

Anguished father of fisherman killed off UAE coast by US Navy speaks of loss by Ramola Talwar Badam and Preeti Kannan April 15, 2013   |  Source : The National  | Copyright : Abu Dhabi Media company

The father of a fisherman shot dead by the US navy off Jebel Ali port last year is angered and disappointed at the American investigation clearing the security crew aboard the USNS Rappahannock. The report released a week ago said US servicemen on the ...

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