Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

Demonising China does nothing to untangle the contesting claims on South China Sea’s fish-rich waters

  • Rampant illegal fishing – by flagged vessels from many nations, not just China – has made the problem more complex
  • Data on arrests over illegal fishing show China is far from being the worst aggressor, and painting it as such only further muddies the water

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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