Indonesian man loses leg in Taiwanese fishing boat accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian man is in critical condition after he lost his leg in an accident on a Taiwanese fishing boat off the coast of Penghu on Tuesday (Sept. 10). Three Indonesian c...

Taiwanese fishing boat lost in Pacific, Japan and US assist in search

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A long-line fishing vessel registered at Su-Ao (蘇澳) Port in Yilan, Taiwan, has gone missing in the Pacific Ocean. Taiwan has requested the assistance of the United States ...

The Latest: Fishermen plead guilty in shark finning case

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on shark fin smuggling charges (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Four Indonesian fishermen who were arrested in Hawaii and charged with attem...

Japanese boat owners charged with helping smuggle shark fins

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins, worth about $58,000 on the b...

Taiwanese fishing vessels caught killing dolphins, finning sharks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The NGO Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has reportedly completed a new report that charges illegal and unethical conduct aboard many of Taiwan’s fishing vesse...

The Latest: Fishermen in shark fin case to be released

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Indonesian fishermen accused of trying to smuggle shark fins (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A U.S. judge is allowing 10 Indonesian fishe...

10 Indonesian fishermen accused of shark fin smuggling

HONOLULU (AP) — Ten Indonesian fishermen arrested in Hawaii are accused of trying to smuggle nearly 1,000 fins of protected whitetip sharks from the U.S. to Indonesia. According to c...

Captain of fishing boat sentenced to 12 years for smuggling ketamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The captain of a fishing boat involved in a huge ketamine smuggling operation in February has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement in the crime. Kao...

AP Investigation: Sustainable seafood dealer sold fishy tale

MONTAUK, New York (AP) — Caterers in Washington tweeted a photo of maroon sashimi appetizers served to 700 guests attending the governor's inaugural ball last year. They were told the tuna was from Mo...

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya in seas off Aceh

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police in Indonesia say fishermen have rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims from a boat stranded off Aceh province. The police chief of Bireuen regency on the island...

Foreign fishermen settle human trafficking suit

A human trafficking lawsuit just settled between two Indonesian fishermen and an American boat owner will not impact nearly 800 other foreign fishermen in Hawaii's fleet who are banned from leaving bo...

APNewsBreak: Fishermen's human trafficking lawsuit settled

Attorneys for two Indonesian fishermen say their human trafficking lawsuit against an American fishing boat owner has been settled. Attorneys for Sorihin, who uses just one name, and...

APNewsBreak: Two Indonesian fishermen have settled their human trafficking lawsuit against US fishing boat owner

HONOLULU (AP) — APNewsBreak: Two Indonesian fishermen have settled their human trafficking lawsuit against US fishing boat owner.

Missing Indonesian fisherman's body found near New Taipei City coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rescuers on Tuesday recovered the missing body of the Indonesian fisherman who went missing after the vessel he was on sank on Sunday near the mouth of the Tamsui River, accord...

Two Indonesian fishermen missing after boat capsizes off Tamsui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A boat capsized near Tamsui River estuary, causing two Indonesian fishermen working on boat fall into the sea and still remain missing, as reported by CNA. The two work...