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2018/10/05 | Nick Aspinwall
Taiwanese Fishing Vessels Fined, Suspended for Work Abuse, Shark Finning
Taiwan has acted to fine the owner and captain of a vessel involved in various labor abuses – and allegedly shark finning as well – though the punishments are unlikely to be viewed as much of a deterrent for others in the industry.
2018/07/25 | Nick Aspinwall
Fishery Protests Kick Off Human Trafficking Prevention Conference
A Taiwanese vessel docked in South Africa recently became the first to ever be detained under a new UN convention preventing labor abuse at sea. In Taipei, advocates are fed up.
2016/02/04 | MuYi
Piles of Sharks Without Fins Found Under Bridge In Taiwan
Shark finning has been a critical global issue, especially for countries in the Pacific Ocean, such as Taiwan and Japan. Despite the efforts made by Taiwan to prevent excessive shark finning, a huge amount of bodies of sharks with their fins cut off was found under a bridge in Hsinchu, triggering the anger of the public.