Taiwan Opens Up Space For Muslim Fishermen
A visit to two newly established mosque in the northern coast of Taiwan fishing ports – Port of Su’ao and Badouzi fishing port in Keelung.
Advice from Maritime Lawyer
Philip Teoh summarized the issues of contracts, surveys and insurance in the shipping industry. Is it worth to stinge on legal advice or get caught
Filipino Women Speak Out on Equitable Energy Access
Over 11 million filipinos live without electricity in the Philippines, especially on islands where electricity is intermitten and is only
China’s spy balloon worsening geopolitical tension with free world
China’s intention of sending a spy balloon over U.S. in full view. An arrogant and belligerent Communist Party of China
Tough but enjoyable life, Seafarer on cruise ship
Kyl Montero, 29 year old Filipino shares his joy and difficulties working on a cruise ship While working on a
Chinese Livestock Vessel Owner Abandons Ship and Crew in Australia
https://youtu.be/d4guDGTby8Q Abandoned Filipino seafarers are owed more than a quarter million dollars in unpaid wages. They’ve to wait for the
Fighting an Uphill Battle to Improve Taiwan Fisheries
An interview with Chang Chih-sheng, Director-General, Taiwan Fisheries Agency on the issue of child labour. The latest “List of Goods Produced by Child Labour or Forced Labor” was
Online Shopping for Fresh Fish
Online shopping for fresh groceries is trending compared to physical purchases from the traditional market but, is the sensory experience missing? Since the global Covid-19
Fishermen Celebrate New Beginning with Festival of Offerings, Larung Sesaji
Celebrating Larung Sesaji with offerings and giving thanks to the sea. Cilincing, North Jakarta, Indonesia. There is a tradition, known as Larung Sesaji, in the Fisherman’s Village
Taiwan’s Largest Marine Corporation Commits to CSR and Launches Art Season
An art exhibition featuring, “The Great Voyage of Taiwanese Plants” and “Lee Chien-Lang’s Solo Exhibition” on paintings of ancient architecture. The Chang Yung-Fa Foundation under
Sinking of North Jakarta
The impact of sea level rising in Muara Baru, North Jakarta
Chinese Dams leave Mekong River struggling for life
11 Chinese dams upstream are wrecking havoc on local communities’ livelihood and the environment.
Stop discriminating against gay seafarers
Gay seafarers are working hard despite facing discrimination onboard vessels.
Seafarer Lost Wife In Car Accident
A hard life got harder after his wife died.
Golden Triangle: Spies, Warlords and Drug Kingpins
The hidden history of the deadly Golden Triangle.
Filipino Seafarers Lobbying for Recognition
Seafarers are essential workers.
LNG: A Step Forward in Reducing Fuel Emissions, or Not
Assessing the environmental impact.
Philippine Maritime Industry: Corruption of the Fixer Culture
The nuisance that hurts Filipino seafarers.
Kampung Ulu Tual: Indigenous people struggling for better life
Visiting the aboriginal community of Semai in Northwest Pahang, Malaysia, is an experience like no other. Maritime Fairtrade recently ventured
Despite China’s opposition, Philippines strengthens military ties with U.S.
If a war breaks out between the United States and China, will the Philippines be caught in the middle? This
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China’s dubious intentions for facilitating Russo-Ukrainian peace talks
In a phone call to Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping said on April 26
In Seoul’s calculus, China is North Korea’s éminence grise
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol assumed the presidency advocating for enhanced relations with the US. Recently on April 27, during