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  1. Fishing moratorium may be abandoned

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The proposed summer fishing moratorium might be abandoned to win support from fishermen for a licensing system. The possibility was raised amid mixed reaction by fishing groups to regulations proposed late last year by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Under the moratorium, trawlers and purse seiners would be barred from fishing in June ...

  2. Only a handful of worthwhile fish after a day trawling

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

    ... To get a better understanding of the issue, two South China Morning Post reporters went on board a 21-metre trawler for a 12-hour fishing trip last Thursday. Leaving Tai Po in the afternoon, they headed into seas off Tap Mun and Tai Long Wan in Sai Kung, where the vessel planned to drag its net four times. Each trawl lasts about 75 minutes, and involves pulling a long, cone-shaped net ...

  3. Fiery dragons on the water

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... kinds of sampans, including the fish-processing walla-walla vessels. Walla-wallas get their name from the sound of their motors. Aberdeen is famous for its superb dragon boats. This ancient ... a sampan- a Chinese fishing boat. As it slid across the water in Aberdeen, we had a great view of the surroundings and learned about Aberdeen's history. Aberdeen was named after a former ...

  4. Somali pirates seize Taiwanese boat

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the fishing vessel Win Far 161, with 30 crew on board, was seized early on Monday by the pirates near an island in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean,' Chang Yun-ping, director of the African ... and release of the fishing vessel and its crew,' he said. He said that the British Royal Navy had responded, saying it could do nothing at present. Taiwan would step up efforts to seek ...

  5. News - China - FOREIGN RELATIONS

    China rejects Vietnamese claim fishing boat attacked near Paracel Islands

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Hanoi China says Vietnamese fishing vessel boarded and explosives seized near Paracel Islands Beijing denies Hanoi's claim boat attacked China said yesterday its forces boarded a Vietnamese trawler last month in disputed waters in the South China Sea and confiscated explosives used for fishing, rejecting accusations from Vietnam that its ships had ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Japan provides Vietnam with 6 vessels to 'strengthen maritime law enforcement'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... sentiment in Vietnam, worsened by accusations that fishing boats were deliberately rammed by Chinese vessels. That led to rare protests, rioting and arson in Vietnam aimed at Chinese factories, ... of a strengthening of alliances between nations locked in maritime rows with China. The vessels, worth US$4.8 million, would be accompanied by training and equipment to help the coastguard and fisheries ...

  7. News - China - FISHERMAN SHOOTING

    Taiwan steps up naval patrols after Philippines fires on fishing vessel

    Posted May 12th 2013, 03:39pm by AFP, Cary Huang

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei and Cary Huang in Beijing Taipei dispatches four ships to disputed waters after Ma ultimatum to Manila over coastguard's attack on fishing boat Taiwan steps up naval patrols Taiwan sent four coastguard and naval vessels to strengthen patrols in waters near the Philippines yesterday following public outrage over the shooting of a Taiwanese ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... except for gillnetting, longlining, handlining and cage-trapping, in order to conserve the seabed to create a sustainable fishing industry. Around 1,400 vessels are affected, and Lai's ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Many local fishermen are struggling to survive in a changing industry, let alone preserve skills and traditions passed down for generations Fishing ...


    Taiwanese fishing vessels enter disputed waters near Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... vessels racing up alongside a Taiwanese fishing boat and spraying it with water, while Taiwanese coastguard ships sprayed water back at them. At the weekend, before the fishing boats set sail, ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Taiwanese fishing boats enter the fray Dozens of Taiwanese fishing boats entered waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea yesterday before ...




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