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English fishing, aquaculture businesses receive GBP 10 million coronavirus support by Jason Holland May 18, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

More than 1,000 fishing and aquaculture businesses in England are being offered the opportunity to receive direct cash grants through a new multi-million-pound fisheries support scheme launched by the U.K. government. Announced by Environment Secretary...

COVID-19 infections force Thai Union to close fish canning factory in Ghana by Toan Dao May 18, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Thai Union has closed its cannery in Ghana after one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus. The Pioneer Food Cannery (PFC) in Tema, Ghana, was shut immediately for disinfection and cleaning on 17 April, when the company received results ...

Canada’s fish harvesters to receive up to $469.4 million in federal support May 18, 2020   |  Source : Restobiz  | Copyright : MediaEdge Communications Inc. All Rights Reserved

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced up to $469.4 million in new measures to support Canada’s fish harvesters who are economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic but cannot access existing federal measures. This investment builds on the $62.5 ...

Wholesalers in Toyosu, Tokyo, Japan, targeting consumers via online sales May 18, 2020   |  Source : The Japan Times  | Copyright : THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Intermediate wholesalers at Tokyo’s Toyosu food market are focusing more on direct online sales to consumers at a time when seafood demand has plunged due to restaurant closures amid the coronavirus pandemic. Online sales are gradually becoming more ...

Vietnam defies the odds on COVID-19 by Helen Clark May 18, 2020   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2020. Mediacorp Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.

If you want to see real Olympic-level panic-buying, head to a Vietnamese supermarket a week before Tet, or Lunar New Year. Yet when the coronavirus broke out in China, Vietnam, with which it shares a border, there was only an hour or two of panic-buyi...

Cambodian fishing villages fear job loss due to mangrove beach development plans May 18, 2020   |  Source : The Cambodia Daily  | Copyright : 2019. Cambodia Daily. All rights reserved.

Thousands of villagers in southern Cambodia’s Kampot province are fearing loss of their fishing rights amid plans by a company linked to the ruling party to develop large stretches of a coastal mangrove forest for a port, satellite city, and golf course...

The coronavirus slayer! How Kerala's rock star health minister helped save it from Covid-19 by Laura Spinney May 15, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

KK Shailaja has been hailed as the reason a state of 35 million people has only lost four to the virus. Here’s how the former teacher did it. On 20 January, KK Shailaja phoned one of her medically trained deputies. She had read online about a dangero...

India Meteorological Department issues cyclone watch over Bay of Bengal by Vinson Kurien May 15, 2020   |  Source : The Hindu BusinessLine  | Copyright : 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Littoral nations along the Bay of Bengal have issued separate alerts over the formation of a low-pressure area in the basin and its prospective intensification as a cyclone, after the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre for Tropical Cyclones over t...

Iran seizes 4 trawl fishing boats in southern waters May 15, 2020   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2020 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

The Iranian authorities seized four trawl fishing boats in the country's southern waters on Wednesday, Tasnim news agency reported. Eight foreign nationals were arrested in the operation, according to border police of Hormozgan Province. The boats a...

China commits to probe alleged exploitation of Indonesian sailors: Foreign Ministry by Apriza Pinandita May 15, 2020   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : 2016 - 2020 PT. Niskala Media Tenggara

Indonesia and China are working together closely to investigate alleged human rights abuses against dozens of Indonesian crewmen aboard Chinese fishing vessels. The allegations emerged recently with the report of four Indonesian sailors registered to C...

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