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  1. Villages lose a lifeline as fish stocks dwindle

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Justin Moresco

    ... to petty trading to fill the income gap. And fishermen are forced to leave their communities in search of work or idle away their time. 'I've been a fisherman my whole life,' says ...

  2. Trawling ban will hit diners in pocket, fisherman warns

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to suffer from a proposed ban on trawling because reduced local supply will mean more expensive seafood, a veteran fisherman warns. 'If there is no local trawling, seafood would have to come ... not be blamed for overfishing. He blamed pollution and unethical mainland fisherman who electrocuted fish and used other illegal means to deplete stocks. 'Mirs Bay used to be a rich fishing ground ...

  3. Seafood trade hit by fishermen's strike

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Favourite Malaysian dishes such as fish head curry and clay pot prawns may soon be off the menu as thousands of fishermen refuse to go to sea in protest against new rules on net sizes. The decision by about 28,000 west co ...

  4. Don't be caught out by one big fish

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The photograph we published last Wednesday of a proud fisherman with a metre-long bass reeled in from Pier 3 in Central would appear to speak volumes. It seems to say that fish stocks are thriving, thanks to government efforts to clean up Victoria Harbour and protect fisheries. But it is wrong to make such assumptions from a single image. While efforts to improve water quality have ...

  5. Swift action needed to end trawling in HK's waters and let ecosystems recover

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Surely, years ago, the Hong Kong government could have at least offered the fisherman a few dollars or cents for the refuse, which could have been delivered to the wharf for disposal along ...

  6. All fished out but hungry for more

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... on December 5 of catching endangered sea turtles in the country?s territorial waters. A Chinese fisherman was shot dead by Palau police when officers attempted to stop his vessel fishing in Palau ...

  7. Is our fisheries policy at sea?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fisherman still lived on boats, was illiterate and a likely victim of bullying by land-based fish traders. But the same cannot be said of owners of commercial boats and fish farms today. Nor is our ...

  8. Trawler haven is hell for the crews

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the next 10 years.' Trawlers often ran down local fishermen in their canoes or cut their nets by mistake, he added. It can take a local fisherman half a lifetime to save up for his own net. ...



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