Asia

15 Jun
2020

Source: Yonhap News Agency SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Monday it will revamp its regulations to prevent possible illegal fishing activities by South Korean-flagged boats operating overseas, after the country had been on the verge of being labeled as one of the nations engaging in unregulated fishing. Read more

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15 Jun
2020

Source: The Asean Post In football, the yellow card is a warning for a player to behave himself as he may get sent off the pitch if he receives a second one – and a subsequent red card. It seems this system works just as well when it comes to combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) […]

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7 Apr
2020

Source: Mongabay A new report based on interviews with migrant fishers on three tuna fishing vessels operating out of Taiwan suggests that forced labor and illegal fishing practices continue within major tuna supply chains, despite efforts by companies and governments to stamp them out. The fishers’ allegations included deception, physical violence, wage deductions, debt bondage, […]

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31 Mar
2020

Source: SeafoodSource A new series of regulations on China’s distant-water fleet set to enter into force in April will force further transparency on the fleet and will crack down on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing activity, according to a government document announcing the rules. Read more

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