Indonesia to continue sending fishermen to Taiwan: official

Want China Times
Date: 2015-03-31
By: CNA and Staff Reporter

Indonesia will continue to send fishermen to work on Taiwanese vessels, an Indonesian official

Indonesian fishermen aboard a Taiwanese fishing boat operating out of Su'ao, May 17, 2013. (File photo/Wang Chin-ho)

Indonesian fishermen aboard a Taiwanese fishing boat operating out of Su’ao, May 17, 2013. (File photo/Wang Chin-ho)

said Sunday.

Agusdin Subiantoro, deputy head of the Agency of Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers, was responding to reports that Indonesia had decided to stop sending fishermen to Taiwan. He said the suspension was a previous notification, which the government will soon lift.

The Indonesian government is now preparing to resume sending fishermen to Taiwan, he added.

Wang Han-yuan, a section chief of Taiwan’s representative office in Indonesia, said the office has asked the agency about the matter.     [FULL  STORY]

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