Vietnamese fishing boats seized in Thai territory

Harbor Department officials and Pattani provincial authorities yesterday (March 4, 2020) seized six Vietnamese fishing boats with 36 men on board off the coast of Pattani province, the Thai-language daily Khao Sod reported.

All 36 men were charged with illegal fishing and encroaching on Thai territory.

Thai public health officials also carried out medical check-ups on the Vietnamese fishermen under the government policy to prevent the spread of coronavirus.