Striking Thailand fishermen slam “inefficient” Government controls

Thai fishermen are continuing their strike in opposition to directives against illegal fishing – imposed by the European Union and adopted without notice by the military junta – which have outlawed most of their vessels. According to industry experts, the crisis was due to the government, which in recent years has done nothing to prevent the current  situation. Wading into the debate on the EU’s “yellow card” handed out to Thailand last April, and the measures taken by the Bangkok government to avoid losing one its major export markets, Read the rest here 16:16

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