Fishers turn to technology to make ends meet

Unlike the thousands made jobless and hungry by the Covid-19 crisis, many families who rely on traditional fishing methods for a living in coastal provinces still manage to put some food on their tables.

However, the pandemic has hit their pockets hard. They can no longer sell their seafood after local fish markets closed and they suddenly found their incomes — money they need to buy essential items they cannot catch in the sea, such as rice — dry up.

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Bangkok Post Reporter