Some of the suspected illegal Chinese fishing boats, as viewed from Yeonpyeong Island. Photo: Yeonpyeong County Some of the suspected illegal Chinese fishing boats, as viewed from Yeonpyeong Island. Photo: Yeonpyeong County
Some of the suspected illegal Chinese fishing boats, as viewed from Yeonpyeong Island. Photo: Yeonpyeong County
South Korea

Hundreds of illegal Chinese fishing boats are taking our catches: South Korea

  • A surge of Chinese fishing vessels has entered the waters near the sea border between South and North Korea, reigniting a long-standing maritime dispute
  • South Korean authorities and fishermen say the boats enter under the cover of darkness and ‘sweep up everything’ in their path, while leaving a trail of environmental destruction behind them

Topic |   South Korea
Some of the suspected illegal Chinese fishing boats, as viewed from Yeonpyeong Island. Photo: Yeonpyeong County Some of the suspected illegal Chinese fishing boats, as viewed from Yeonpyeong Island. Photo: Yeonpyeong County
Some of the suspected illegal Chinese fishing boats, as viewed from Yeonpyeong Island. Photo: Yeonpyeong County
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