Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians
Crackdown on IUU fishing takes effect.
Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing
BY KANUPRIYA KAPOOR
(Reuters) – Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found fishing illegally in its waters, as it moves to stem billions of dollars in economic losses, a senior government official told Reuters.
A crackdown on illegal fishing, which costs the vast archipelagic nation around $25 billion a year, kicked off this week, Cabinet Secretary Andi Widjajanto told Reuters in a rare interview.
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