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Palau to target illegal fishers with new Japan patrol boat
Koror, Palau, Feb 14, 2018 (AFP) - The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has boosted its efforts to stamp out illegal fishing with a new patrol boat donated by Japanese charity the Nippon Foundation.
Previously Palau had just one long-range boat to enforce a vast 500,000 square kilometre (193,000 square mile) no-fishing zone roughly the size of Spain.
President Tommy Remengesau said preserving ocean resources was vital ...