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Tonle Sap fishing crackdown picks up pace, intensity

The inter-ministerial commission for the prevention and suppression of fishing crimes in the Tonle Sap Lake has continued to intensify patrols, inspections and searches as it cracks down on fishing crimes throughout the flooded forest areas around the lake. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tonle-sap-fishing-crackdown-picks-pace-intensity

B’bang fisheries crimes total 38 cases Jan-Mar

Battambang provincial Fisheries Administration apprehended perpetrators of 38 fishery crimes and confiscated fishing nets spanning a total of 18,560m in the first quarter of this year, according to a new report. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bbang-fisheries-crimes-total-38-cases-jan-mar

Gov’t identifies spot to stamp out illegal fishing on Tonle Sap

The joint task force from different institutions to tackle illegal fishing in Tonle Sap Lake has used Kampong Phlok port as the meeting point to coordinate the crackdown on illegal fishing in the lake.  ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501049600/govt-identifies-spot-to-stamp-out-illegal-fishing-on-tonle-sap/

Authorities clamp down on illegal fishing on Tonle Sap lake

Authorities in provinces surrounding the Tonle Sap lake have stepped up clamping down on illegal fishing believed to have gone unchecked a day after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered them to do so. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501047101/authorities-clamp-down-on-illegal-fishing-on-tonle-sap-lake/

PM orders Tonle Sap heli patrols

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the military to use helicopter patrols to prevent fisheries-related crimes around the Tonle Sap Lake and to help apprehend any large-scale fisheries offenders and prosecute them to ensure the sustainability of the lake’s fish population. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-tonle-sap-heli-patrols

Concern grows over illegal fishing in Tonle Sap lake

The Royal Academy of Cambodia has expressed concern over illegal fishing in Tonle Sap lake. The president of the academy Sok Touch said that fishing was taking place in the protected areas, which is illegal and hundreds of fishermen were involved. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501040745/concern-grows-over-illegal-fishing-in-tonle-sap-lake/

Illegal fishing crew on Tonle Sap Lake using electrical gear busted

RoyalL Academy of Cambodia president Sok Touch, in collaboration with the South Tonle Sap Fisheries Administration Inspectorate forces, has stepped up enforcement of fishing regulations and seized illegal fishing equipment in provinces surrounding the Tonle Sap Lake. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-fishing-crew-tonle-sap-lake-using-electrical-gear-busted

Thirty arrested for fishing illegally

Pursat province’s fisheries authorities who went on their enforcement operations down at the Tonle Sap lake arrested 30 men red-handed for illegal fishing yesterday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891881/thirty-arrested-for-fishing-illegally/

Marine poaching cases down sharply this year

Illegal fishing in coastal provinces has seen a remarkable decrease this year which experts attribute to effective campaigns to educate local residents of applicable laws and widespread patrols by law enforcement. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/marine-poaching-cases-down-sharply-year

Fisheries authority chalks up 599 offences

he Fisheries Administration has cracked down on a total of 599 fishing offences in the first three months of the year, including 42 sea fishing offences. This figure is down by 88 cases from the same period last year, said its report obtained by The ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fisheries-authority-chalks-599-offences

WWF calls for more action to protect endangered animals

Kratie Province–World Wildlife Fund Cambodia yesterday urged Kratie provincial authorities to take firm action against fishing, forestry, and forest land encroachment crimes in order to protect and preserve rare species of wild animals that are currently under threat. Horm Chandet, a landscape manager for WWF’s ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679406/wwf-calls-for-more-action-to-protect-endangered-animals

Authorities bust illegal fishing

At least 1,843 cases of illegal fishing were busted by the authorities in the last eight months and 19 out of 89 perpetrators were imprisoned by the court, said a report on the overall result of fisheries crimes cracked down nationwide. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-bust-illegal-fishing

Men nabbed for dolphin zone fishing

Two men have been placed in pre-trial detention for “fishing using electric shock devices” in a Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphin conservation zone in Kratie province. A 104kg, 1.98m male dolphin was found dead in the same preservation area on Sunday after its flipper became entangled ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/men-nabbed-dolphin-zone-fishing

Police searching for illegal fishing suspects

Siem Reap provincial authorities are searching for the owners of two confiscated boats which were used for illegal fishing during the closed fishing season in Chi Kreng district’s Anlong Samnor commune. Colonel Sok Theavuth, district police chief, yesterday said that provincial anti-economic crime police, in collaboration ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50620306/police-searching-for-illegal-fishing-suspects-2/

Illegal Vietnamese fisherman shot during crackdown

Prey Veng provincial police on Friday fired shots at a group of illegal Vietnamese fishermen who tried to ram their patrol boat, wounding one man in Peam Chor district’s Svay Phluos commune. Colonel Kim Salouth, provincial anti-economic crime police chief, yesterday said that six suspects ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50619549/illegal-vietnamese-fisherman-shot-during-crackdown/

Vietnamese held over illegal fishing in Pursat

Police on Saturday detained 19 Vietnamese including two women in Pursat province for fishing with illegal equipment in a protected area in Koh Ka Ek Village in Kandieng district’s Raingtoel commune. The General Commissariat of the National Police said on Monday that the authorities also ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vietnamese-held-over-illegal-fishing-pursat

Clams confiscated in Preah Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities on Sunday seized more than 400kg of clams from fishermen in Prey Nub district’s Veal Rinh and O’Chrov communes and returned them to the sea. Provincial fisheries administration director Em Phea said on Monday that authorities patrolled the area on Sunday ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clams-confiscated-preah-sihanouk

Illegal fishing crackdown on Chomrouk lake

Fisheries administration officials and local authorities on Saturday cracked down on banned types of fishing along Chomrouk lake in Kampong Cham province and seized fishing nets, wooden poles and various types of fish, the provincial police said. ...

Or Sreypich
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50526758/illegal-fishing-crackdown-on-chomrouk-lake/

Crackdown nets more than one tonne of fish

Authorities in Tboung Khmum province’s O’raing Ov district on Wednesday seized several kilometres of small-hole fishing nets, bamboo poles and more than one tonne of small fish during a crackdown on illegal fishing on Kapit lake, according to officials.​ ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50526429/crackdown-nets-more-than-one-tonne-of-fish/

Crackdown on illegal fishing in Tonle Sap

Pursat provincial police and fishery administration officials cracked down on a large scale illegal fishing operation along Tonle Sap lake and seized equipment including over 5,300 fishing nets in Kandieng district’s Raing Til commune. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50524750/crackdown-on-illegal-fishing-in-tonle-sap/

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