South China Sea Watch: China holds drills amid new tensions

BEIJING (AP) — A look at developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a m...

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 ...

Israel shuts Gaza fishing zone after overnight fighting

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed the Gaza Strip's offshore fishing zone Sunday following a night of cross-border fighting with Palestinian militants, the most intense escalation of hostilities in recent...

Taiwan's fishing industry still flouting human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new paper has been published this week detailing the human rights abuses of workers on board Taiwanese coastal and deep water fishing industry vessels. The 20-page Hu...

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military took the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen Wednesday until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into I...

Taiwan nabs truck-load of illegal shark meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan authorities seized over 30 tones of illegal shark meat at Kaohsiung Xiagang Fishing Harbor (高雄小港漁港) on Sept. 5, the Fisheries Agency (漁業署) said in a statement yeste...

Vietnam’s response to China’s militarized fishing fleet

HANOI (East Asia Forum) -- China has long been infamous for incorporating maritime militias into its fishing industry to assert its sovereignty claims. With the world’s largest fishing fleet, co...

Taiwan fisheries agency issues report following horrifying death of Indonesian worker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following media reports of abuse and dire working conditions of migrant fishing workers, Taiwan's Fisheries Agency issued a report on Thursday, June 7, regarding a number of...

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, ...

Infrastructure Development Initiatives to Boost the Aquaculture Market in Vietnam Through 2020, Says Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2016--According to the latest market study released by , the is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6% during the forecast period. This Smart New...