Boats head to sea from Guangdong province after the end of the ban on fishing in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua Boats head to sea from Guangdong province after the end of the ban on fishing in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
Boats head to sea from Guangdong province after the end of the ban on fishing in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese fishing fleets threaten to inflame tensions in disputed seas

Thousands of vessels head to South China Sea after ban on catching fish in the area is lifted, but their presence could anger neighbouring states

Topic |   South China Sea
Boats head to sea from Guangdong province after the end of the ban on fishing in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua Boats head to sea from Guangdong province after the end of the ban on fishing in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
Boats head to sea from Guangdong province after the end of the ban on fishing in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
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