Taiwan all at sea on illegal fishing practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Fisheries Agency intends to overturn a U.S. decision that censures the nation’s fishing fleets by proving that it does in fact comply with International...

Taiwan fishing boat hit by Japanese ship near Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese fishing boat was hit by a Japanese patrol vessel in waters 12 nautical miles west of the disputed Diaoyutai Islands on Sunday (Sept. 27), after it was accused ...

Labor group details struggle facing Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Located on the edge of Taipei's Little Manila in a narrow residential lane, the Taiwan International Workers' Association (TIWA), established in 1999, forges ties ...

Photo of the Day: Yehliu Fishing Habor illustrated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A college student from Singapore created this highly detailed illustration of a fishing boat and harbor in northern Taiwan. Chua Min Chi (蔡敏智), 21, told Taiwan News tha...

Filipino man arrested for murder on Taiwanese fishing boat arrives in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two of his countrymen on a Taiwan fishing boat, arrived in Kaohsiung yesterday (March 18). The fisherman has been identi...

Taiwan, Philippines agree to improve Davao port management

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taipei and Manila has agreed to share information on fishery inspection, improve management of Davao port and the environment for Taiwanese fishing vessels to unload their catches. ...

Murderous chief officer takes over Taiwanese fishing vessel, 2 dead, 6 missing at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a violent incident erupted on a Taiwanese fishing vessel early Feb. 20, there are reports that two men have died and that as many as six people may be missing at sea...

Deadly brawl erupts aboard Taiwan fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This morning the coast guard dispatched a rescue team to apprehend a murderous fisherman aboard a Pintung fishing boat after receiving reports of a deadly knife fight. ...

Taiwan fishing boats must comply with EU rules on IUU fishing: COA

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) Taiwan's fishing boats must fully comply with the government's policy of protecting the local deep sea fishing industry so as to have a "yellow card" issued by...

14 years a slave - migrant workers held by human trafficker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung police raided a dried tofu factory and rescued four migrant workers who had been held against their will for up to 14 years and worked 15 hours every day. An Indon...

Coast Guard mulling including Okinotori in annual patrol route

Taipei, May 21 (CNA) Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) vowed Saturday to continue its protection of Taiwanese fishermen's right to fish in a disputed area of the sea close to Okinotori, adding...

Fishermen protest over Japan's detention of Taiwan fishing boat

Taipei, April 27 (CNA) Taiwanese fishermen protested outside Japan's representative office in Taipei on Wednesday, demanding that "the Japanese government apologize and justice be served" over Japan's...

Japan releases Taiwan fishing boat on bond of NT$1.76 million: MOFA

A Taiwanese fishing boat and its crew, which had been detained by Japanese coast guard Monday in a disputed area of the Pacific Ocean, was released Tuesday afternoon after the owner paid a security de...