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World 27 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sri Lanka says sinks arms ship, Tiger boss to speak

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's navy sank a trawler carrying a suspected Tamil Tiger arms shipment off the island's northwest coast on Monday, hours ahead of the rebel leader's annual address expected to chart the course for more war.

Nation 18 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Women crew ready to fish in the oceans

Deep-sea trawler operators, who are not able to find enough able-bodied seamen as crewmembers, can now employ women.

Letters 14 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Pulau Ketam fishermen caught in a bind over ruling

PULAU Ketam could be a getaway for the weekend. There are no big buildings, roads or vehicles. People here get around by bicycle, motorbike or the occasional motorised bicycle.

Community 15 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Vital source of livelihood

TAIPING: Bigger-sized marine products normally fetch better prices but for hundreds of Kuala Sepetang fishermen, smaller ones such as I>udang putih/Ihave also provided them a steady income for decades.

Letters 15 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Good move on larger net sizes

From S.M. MOHAMED IDRIS, President, Consumers Association of Penang, Penang.

Nation 17 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Trawler fishermen plan to set up own association

TWENTY-FOUR fishing villages in Selangor and Perak will set up a national trawling association to look after the welfare of fishermen who use the trawling method to fish, I>China Press/Ireported.

World 19 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

WTO plans threaten sea life - Greenpeace

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Pirates and licenced trawlers are pillaging the world's oceans, while proposals on the table for trade ministers meeting in Switzerland next week could prove the final blow to sea life, Greenpeace said on Friday.

Nation 22 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Inshore fishermen call for trawler ban

For more than a year, inshore fishermen have been hard hit by the exploits of modified trawlers, which have jeopardised their livelihood.

Travel 27 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Viva VivoCity!

VivoCity, Singapore's latest and largest mall at 1.5 million sq ft, is likely to remain the 'Most Humungous Mall' on the island for at least a decade, but Malaysians may not be all that impressed.

World 07 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Migrant boat left stranded off West Africa

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain and Mauritania haggled on Tuesday over who should take in hundreds of Asian and African migrants left floating in a ship off the West African coast.