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Thai Fisheries Imposes Fishing Ban on the Gulf of Thailand

Thailand’s Fisheries Department has imposed a fishing ban in the annual closure of the Gulf of Thailand. Above all to allow marine animals to recover their numbers.Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on said during the three-month fishing is banned in parts of the Gulf. Covering ...

Thai Government Pledges to Protect Fisheries Reforms

Deputy Prime Minister, General Prawit Wongsuwan, has committed Thailand to protect and build on recent fisheries reforms during a meeting with the Environmental Justice Foundation’s Executive Director, Steve Trent.For the past five years, EJF has worked closely with the Royal Thai Government to eradicate the ...

Fisheries leaders threaten protests in the capital

The National Fisheries Association of Thailand is threatening protests in the capital if the new government ignores its demand to revise strict rules and regulations on trawlers and their crews. “If these laws aren’t changed, the fishermen will head to Bangkok and camp out in ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

New rules stink, say fishermen

Samut Songkhram is the smallest province in the country, but has been known as a hub for Thailand’s fishing industry for decades. The province has a 23km shoreline, dotted with fishing piers. Along its are food processing plants, and it is only an hour’s drive ...

Apinya Wipatayotin

EU withdraws ban threat on Thai fisheries after reforms

The European Union has withdrawn its threat to ban Thai fisheries exports into the bloc after Bangkok pushed through reforms to contain illegal fishing.  Thailand had been faced with the threat of a ban for more than three years over its failure to combat illegal ...

EU delegates informed about Thai fisheries sector efforts

Delegates from the European parliament were given a presentation on effective law enforcement and the impressive progress on labour rights protection in Thailand’s fisheries sector, as evidence of the Thai government’s true intention to achieve sustainability in the region’s fisheries sector.Keep reading ...

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