Vietnamese fishermen not stealing Sabah seafood

Jason Santos

Sabah Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Yahya Hussin denies that Vietnamese fishermen are fishing in Sabah waters as claimed by the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency. – The Malaysian Insight pic, August 9, 2017.

IT is not true that Vietnamese fishermen have extended their fishing into Sabah’s waters, said the state’s Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Yahya Hussin.

Yahya said the state government has allowed the purchase of Vietnamese vessels to assist local businessmen and all their fish landings are recorded by the Fisheries Department all this while.

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