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Global demand for seafood tests Indonesia's sovereignty

  • Fika Fawzia
    Fika Fawzia

    Public policy analyst and head of the delivery unit in the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry

Jakarta | Thu, April 27, 2017 | 08:31 am
Global demand for seafood tests Indonesia's sovereignty See-through sea: A fisherman tries to reach the shore of one of the Fam Islands. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

PREMIUM Since April 1, Thailand has closed its Andaman Bay for commercial fishing and will maintain the policy until June 30. In a similar maneuver, China will adopt a moratorium on fishing in its waters from the Yellow Sea to the East China Sea and the South China Sea from May 1 to September 1. Altogether more than 250,000 fishing vessels will be affected, and many of them will venture further to catc...

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