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Myanmar: Trafficking of Myanmar college student sparks probe into fishing industry abuses November 28, 2019   |  Source: Radio Free Asia

Myanmar’s top human rights body said Wednesday it will investigate the domestic fishing industry’s use of workers sold to operators by human traffickers following a case involving a university student who went missing for weeks after being abducted by...

Myanmar: ADB to improve community resilience, livelihoods of around 3,000 villages in Myanmar November 28, 2019   |  Source: Relief Web

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $195 million financing package for a project that will develop climate-resilient and market-oriented infrastructure and livelihoods in 2,942 villages in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady, Chin, Sagaing, and Tanintharyi...

Sri Lanka: Local fisherman detain Sri Lankan fishing boat by Aishath Azmeela November 28, 2019   |  Source: AVAS

A foreign fishing boat was detained by local fishermen in Southern part of the Maldives on Tuesday. Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said that the Sri Lankan fishing boat caught trespassing in Maldivian waters was detained 10 nautical miles east of ...

Kerala: Shimane guv evinces interest to partner with Kerala in fisheries sector November 28, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Japan’s Shimane Prefecture, a coastal region in the Honshu Island in that country, has evinced interest in cooperation with Kerala in the sectors of fisheries and water resource utilisation. Shimane governor Tatsuya Maruyama mooted the proposal during a...

Bangladesh: Farmers pay double for hatchlings after hatchery shuts down November 28, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Local fish farmers and traders have to spend twice as much while purchasing fish hatchlings now from other districts, as production at the only fish hatchery in Shualak of Bandarban Sadar upazila came to a halt a little over a year ago. Since the Mini Fis...

Tamil Nadu: As industries pollute water, fishermen lose livelihood by Sharada Balasubramanian November 27, 2019   |  Source: Aljazeera

Situated 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the coastal megacity of Chennai in southern India's Tamil Nadu state, Ennore is surrounded by the Kosasthalaiyar river, the Bay of Bengal, and the Ennore creek. Ennore creek is vital for Chennai since it protects the...

Maldives: IPNLF signs five-year MoU with Maldives tuna processors, exporters November 27, 2019   |  Source: Undercurrent News

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Maldives Seafood Processors and Exporters Association (MSPEA) to define long-term objectives on joint sustainability initiatives related to the one-by...

Kerala: Fisherfolk and tribal families fume as Kerala govt says it will shut public taps November 27, 2019   |  Source: The News Minute

In the Thanthonni Thuruthu Island of Kochi, it’s common to see women standing around near the island’s public taps. These spots have become a makeshift meeting point for these women for a simple reason — about 60 fishermen families who live on the 1...

Pakistan: Rawal Dam's commercial fishing rights: Govt suffers around Rs 44mln loss November 27, 2019   |  Source: Urdu Point

The national exchequer is enduring minimum around Rs 44 million loss due to ongoing legal battle between the fisheries department of the capital's administration and M/s Younas Enterprises over Rawal Dam's commercial fishing rights, expired on January 201...

Goa: Fisherfolk, locals worry about naphthasalvage ops November 27, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

With no concrete action taken to remove the grounded chemical tanker Nu-Shi Nalini or pump out the naphtha in its hold, fishermen and residents are apprehensive that time is running out for safe salvage operations. The naphtha-laden ship had run aground o...

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