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Korea to charge 11 Chinese fishermen, deal sternly with West Sea poaching by Park Hyong-ki October 18, 2012   |  Source : The Korea Herald  | Copyright : Herald Corporation

The Korean Coast Guard’s West regional headquarters in Mokpo said Thursday that it would take legal action and seek arrest warrants for 11 Chinese crewmen and fishermen for obstruction of justice. The Coast Guard officials investigated the incident i...

22 Indian fishermen arrested off Qatar coast October 09, 2012   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2008, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd.

As many as 22 Indian fishermen were arrested off the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais and India's embassy in Doha is in touch with local authorities in the matter. "22 Indian fishermen in seven boats were arrested of the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais. They ar...

Crisis of funds emerges as key issue at global biodiversity meet October 07, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

One of the primary challenges facing members of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) who are set to gather for the two-week long Conference of Parties (CoP-11), which opens in Hyderabas, India, on October 8, is the mobilization of funds for conser...

Canadians stand in solidarity with Gaza’s besieged farmers, fishermen by Eva Bartlett October 01, 2012   |  Source : The Electronic Intifada  | Copyright : 2000-2011 electronicIntifada.net

“From the coast to eight miles out, the sea is like a desert: it’s sandy and there are no fish,” said Mohammed al-Bakri, tracing a thick line on the wall map before him. As the general manager of Gaza’s Union of Agricultural Work Committees, al...

Pakistani fisherman dies in Indian jail by Jan Khaskheli September 27, 2012   |  Source : The News International  | Copyright : The News International

Nawaz Ali Jat, a 32-year-old Pakistani fisherman, died on Wednesday after protracted illness in Civil Hospital Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India, after languishing in an Indian prison for over 13 years. He belonged to the Kharo Chhan coastal area in the Thatta dis...

Sri Lanka to impose stringent laws to combat illegal fishing methods by Ridma Dissanayake September 26, 2012   |  Source : Daily News  | Copyright : 2012 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Sri Lanka's Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry will impose strict rules and regulations on deep sea fishermen using illegal fishing vessels and equipment to net in their catch, Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne said. He said despite the m...

Ghanaian fishermen arrested in Ivory Coast by Isaac Essel September 25, 2012   |  Source : Myjoyonline.com  | Copyright : 2012 Myjoyonline.com

Some Ghanaian fishermen who strayed into the territory of neighboring Ivory Coast have been arrested by the Ivorian authorities for trespassing. They were arrested on Sunday. After attacks on a military check point at Noe, an Ivorian border town nea...

Q&A: the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands by Mure Dickie September 25, 2012   |  Source : FT  | Copyright : The Financial Times Limited 2012

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Taiwan fishermen plan to sail to disputed islands September 18, 2012   |  Source : The Jakarta Globe/AFP  | Copyright : 2011 JakartaGlobe

A group of Taiwanese fishermen are planning to sail this week to a disputed archipelago in the East China Sea at the center of a territorial row among Taiwan, China and Japan, a politician said Tuesday. About 60 fishing boats each carrying five to six ...

Fishermen, activists express solidarity with anti-nuke protesters September 17, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu

Fishing activity remained suspended on Thursday for the fourth consecutive day in Tuticorin district in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Fishermen of various hamlets resorted to this step to express their solidarity with a section of protesters of...

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