Indonesian coast guard personnel detain a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the Natuna islands in July. Photo: AFP Indonesian coast guard personnel detain a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the Natuna islands in July. Photo: AFP
Indonesian coast guard personnel detain a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the Natuna islands in July. Photo: AFP

It’s not just the South China Sea: Vietnamese vessels in Indonesian waters show extent of maritime disputes in Asean

  • Of the 31 foreign-flagged ships illegally fishing in Indonesia’s North Natuna Sea from June to October, 21 were from Vietnam while none were from China
  • The findings are from activist group Destructive Fishing Watch Indonesia, which has called on Jakarta to take action against this ‘aggressive’ encroachment

Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesian coast guard personnel detain a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the Natuna islands in July. Photo: AFP Indonesian coast guard personnel detain a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the Natuna islands in July. Photo: AFP
Indonesian coast guard personnel detain a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the Natuna islands in July. Photo: AFP
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