Taiwanese fishing boat bursts into flames, 30 sailors rescued

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese fishing vessel suddenly burst into flames on Tuesday evening (June 4) and all fishermen and crew members were successfully rescued, but one lost consciousness and w...

16 rescued after fire aboard Taiwanese fishing boat near S. African waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese fishing vessel reportedly caught fire 1,100 km off the coast of Durban, South Africa on May 8, forcing the crew to abandon the vessel aboard emergency life raf...

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...

Crewman on Taiwanese fishing boat lost at sea in north Atlantic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A crew member on board a Taiwanese fishing vessel operating in the North Atlantic Ocean went overboard the vessel and was lost at sea this past Sunday, March 11. The ne...

Search ends for 5 Indonesians, 2 Filipinos lost at sea after knife attack on Taiwanese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The search for six Indonesian and Filipino crew members who jumped overboard to flee a knife-wielding Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel has ended, wh...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat; Taiwanese outraged after pit bull mauls dog to death; Missile show...

Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel allegedly involved in the fatal stabbing of two of his countrymen, was arrested 10 days after the deadly assault ...

Trial over 2013 killing of Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine Coast Guard to proceed this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A legal motion to dismiss a trial, by eight defendants of the Philippine Coast Guard involved in the 2013 death of a Taiwanese fishermen, has been rejected by a court in M...

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. ...

Taiwanese fishing boat saves 2 Filipinos adrift at sea

Two Filipino fishermen who were found drifting at sea were rescued by a Taiwanese fishing boat and later handed over to Filipino coast guard officers, a military spokesman said Tuesday. The two Fil...

Taiwan Coast Guard vessel sends 2 Filipinos home

A Taiwanese Coast Guard vessel picked up two Filipinos from a Taiwanese fishing boat on the sea in an overlapping area of the exclusive economic zones of Taiwan and the Philippines, according to a fis...

A glimpse of Vietnamese migrant workers on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On a sizzling summer day, a group of Vietnamese migrant workers prepared to go offshore fishing in northern Taiwan. The four, identified by their first names as Thanh, ...

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...

Taiwan-Japan fishery meeting closes in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA)-- The seventh meeting of a Taiwan-Japan fishing commission concluded Sunday, one day after originally scheduled, due to the number of issues brought up, including a Taiwanese fishing boat...

Taiwan protests after fishing boat water-cannoned by Japanese patrol

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan lodged a protest with Japan on Monday following an incident in which a Taiwanese fishing boat was chased and water-cannoned by Japanese patrol boats in waters near the disputed ...