Friday, July 17, 2015

EU Tells Thailand to Do More on Illegal Fishing

The European Union has warned Thailand that it is still not doing enough to stamp out illegal fishing practices, the country's defense minister said on Friday, raising the prospects of a trade ban. Thailand, the world's third-largest seafood exporter, was given six months by the EU in April to address issues such as ensuring all fishing vessels are registered, have registered equipment and are fitted with a Vessel Monitoring System (VMS). "The EU sent a letter saying our...

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