After a run-in with North Koreans in May, Sun Caihui, the owner of a trawler business in Dalian, in Liaoning province, wanted rid of his four boats. Now, emboldened by his nation's government, he has changed his mind.Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:43pm
This Saturday is the Dragon Boat Festival. Rowers will take to flamboyant dragon boats to show off the rewards of their hard work over the past few weeks - and months.
Hosted by members of the Aberdeen Dragon Boat Race Organising Committee, two junior reporters were in Aberdeen last Saturday to try out the sport.
Our journey of discovery20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
I have a very good friend who I understand is one of the few Westerners in Hong Kong to have been invited out overnight on a fishing vessel trawling in inshore waters.
This he claims to be one of the most foolish and irresponsible undertakings that he has ever been party to.18 May 2011 - 12:00am
Marine police are investigating a ship's master for alleged negligence after a fishing boat slammed into rocks at the base of a Tsing Ma Bridge pillar yesterday.
A Hong Kong crew member, 35, suffered minor facial injuries, but the master, 43, and two other crew members were unhurt when the 28-metre wooden boat hit the bridge at midday.24 May 2006 - 12:00am
The poaching of sharks by crews on Indonesian fishing boats has reached a crisis point in Australian waters and the government is ill-prepared to cope, say fishermen.26 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
The proposed summer fishing moratorium might be abandoned to win support from fishermen for a licensing system.
The possibility was raised amid mixed reaction by fishing groups to regulations proposed late last year by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department.8 Feb 2005 - 12:00am
Twelve people on board three fishing boats were arrested by marine police early yesterday for allegedly pulling up 275 metres of communication cable from the bottom of Victoria Harbour.22 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
A mainland crewman triggered a four-hour air-and-sea search off Sai Kung yesterday when he dived into the sea from a fishing boat to escape arrest.4 May 2002 - 12:00am
A search for a missing fisherman was temporarily called off after low visibility halted a helicopter search. The man was one of five crew on board a mainland fishing vessel that collided with a container ship off Waglan Island on Friday, killing four people.17 Mar 2002 - 12:00am
Updated at 3.03pm: China's telecommunications department said a fishing boat accidentally severed the undersea Internet cable fixed this week after a 10-day break.
Mainland investigators found that a fishing boat's heavy iron anchor had cut the cable, according to a report from Hefei-based Jianghuai Morning Post.21 Feb 2001 - 12:00am
Updated at 4.09pm: A mainland-born worker has died following an accident on a boat off Po Toi island, police said on Tuesday.
The 38-year-old man, surnamed Choi, worked on a 24-metre-long fishing boat owned by a local fisherman, surnamed Po.9 Jan 2001 - 12:00am
The Association for Tai O Environment and Development is concerned about the Government's plans to develop Tai O, Hong Kong's last fishing village, in particular the proposal to build a boat anchorage.
The association's members are Tai O residents and we do not want to see the Planning Department take the wrong decisions, which might do ecological harm to the village.16 Jul 2000 - 12:00am
Fishing boats and cargo vessels have been stoned and their captains abused when they refused to buy diesel from triad-operated oil barges, police said.
Marine officers arrested 11 suspected gang members at 3am yesterday, all of whom allegedly were involved in the physical and verbal attacks.13 Oct 1999 - 12:00am
Four bodies were found inside a salvaged mainland fishing boat yesterday which sank after a collision with a tanker two weeks ago.
The 32-metre vessel was towed to Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter at about 1am yesterday after a 22-hour salvage operation.24 Dec 1998 - 12:00am
Divers will check today if six missing mainland crew are trapped inside their sunken fishing boat off Po Toi Island.
A Marine Department spokesman said a barge would tow the Luk Fung 28705 to shallow waters or to the shore.10 Dec 1998 - 12:00am