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2018/11/09 | Mongabay
China Cuts US$2.7b Fishing Deal With Madagascar, Angering Locals
A fishing rights deal with China has infuriated the people of Madagascar. The sitting president, running for re-election in a vote held on Wednesday (Nov. 7), is right in the thick of it.
2018/03/15 | David Green
Taiwan under Pressure over Illegal Fishing, Human Rights as EU Takes Stock
A video spotlighting Taiwan's ongoing problems with illegal fishing and human rights abuses aboard its offshore vessels could not have come at a worse time.
2018/03/09 | TNL Staff
Making Diplomatic Waves off the Diaoyutais
A Taiwanese fishing vessel was water cannoned by Japanese patrol vessels for straying too close to exclusive waters.
2017/07/14 | Kayla Walsh
Dolphins are Struggling to Survive in Myanmar
Conservationists hope that ecotourism might be the answer to protecting traditional fisheries and the dolphins they partner with.
2017/06/17 | Mongabay
Vaquita Porpoise Nears Extinction: International Fish Swim Bladder Trade to Blame
The hunt for totoaba and the trade of the fish’s highly valued swim bladders from Mexico through the U.S. to China is decimating a Critically Endangered porpoise called the vaquita.
2016/08/31 | Edward White
China Doubles Down on Pacific Fishery
China’s exports to the Pacific Islands doubled in the past year as it helps the region boost up its fishing industry.
2016/08/25 | Edward White
OP-ED: Time for Taiwanese Politicians to Take Migrant Issues Seriously
One in every 10 school children in Taiwan is the child of a migrant worker. How much longer can politicians afford to turn a blind eye to the many problems facing migrants?
2016/08/01 | Yuan-ling Liang
Patriotic Taiwanese Fishermen Face Punishment Upon Return from Taiping
A group of patriotic Taiwanese fishermen who landed on the disputed Taiping Island a week ago returned to Taiwan today, only to learn they may be punished.
2016/07/11 | The Japan Times
Protecting Pacific Bluefin Tuna
The Pacific bluefin tuna population has fallen to just 2.6% of its population before large-scale commercial fishing started.
2016/07/06 | Chang Shin-wei
Fearing EU 'Red Flag', Taiwan Passes New Laws on Pelagic Fishing
Some Taiwanese fishermen fear that the new fines imposed for breaking the law could be ruinous for many of them.
2016/07/01 | Edward White
Out of Sight: Taiwan’s Hidden Contribution to Global Human Trafficking
Taiwanese are involved in human trafficking crimes across Asia and the Pacific, and at least five traffickers convicted of offences in Cambodia remain at-large on the island.
2016/06/29 | Edward White
Taiwan Human Trafficking Activists Await Key U.S. Report
Human trafficking: While the government will hope Taiwan can enjoy its seventh-year straight as a ‘Tier 1’ country, activists in the front lines of what they say is a worsening problem hope Taiwan’s ranking will be downgraded.