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Madagascar fishermen feel bullied by 6 Chinese trawlers

Dec 13, 2018 - 8:55 PM

'The Chinese take everything and chuck the little dead fish back into the sea,' says Marco Randrianjaka, echoing the grievances of many of his fellow fishermen

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 4, 2018 a Malagasy fisherman is seen at work in the waters in front of Anakao, a traditional fishing community in southwest Madagascar. Already threatened by the effects of the global warming, Malagasy fishermen see their traditional way of life threatened by the presence in their waters of Chinese fishing boats following the signature of a fishing agreement between Chinese investors and Madagascar parastatal entities. MARCO LONGARI / AFP

South Korea coast guard fires machine guns at Chinese trawlers

Nov 02, 2016 - 6:36 PM

Initial machine gun bursts are fired into the air but the crew is later ordered to fire on the bows of the Chinese boats that were sailing directly at the coastguard vessels Two Chinese trawlers are seized in the clash

SOUTH KOREAN COAST GUARD. A handout image taken and released by South Korea's Ministry of Public Safety and Security on November 2, 2016 shows a South Korean coast guard vessel allegedly firing at a Chinese fishing trawler near the South's Yellow Sea border with North Korea. Photo by Ministry of Public Safety and Security/ AFP

Sea saga continues: Indonesian navy impounds Chinese trawler for illegal fishing

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:41 PM

The incident happened just weeks after a confrontation between vessels from the two countries caused tensions

ILLEGAL FISHING. The Indonesian navy holds crew members of the Chinese trawler Hua Li-8 in Belawan, North Sumatra. AFP PHOTO / ABIMATA HASIBUAN

Trawler sinking off Russia kills 56, dozens rescued alive

Apr 02, 2015 - 10:55 AM

3rd UPDATE Sixty three people are rescued alive while 13 are still missing as rescuers battled roiling seas The emergency ministry puts the death toll at 56

Filipino fatalities in Bering Sea boat mishap now 5 – DFA

Dec 11, 2014 - 4:25 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is arranging the repatriation of the 3 Filipino survivors of the South Korean boat sinking off the coast of Russia

STILL MISSING. 7 Filipino crewmembers on the Oriong-501 South Korean fishing vessel are still missing 4 days after the tragedy. File photo from Yonhap/AFP

2 Filipinos among 8 new bodies found near S. Korea trawler

Dec 04, 2014 - 6:49 PM

The Philippines confirms the death of two more Filipinos in the sinking of the South Korean trawler off Russia with 7 more Filipino sailors missing

STILL MISSING. The DFA has no word on the 9 Filipino sailors still missing in the Bering Sea off Russia. File photo from Yonhap/AFP

Hopes dim for 9 missing Filipinos on Korean trawler

Dec 03, 2014 - 4:45 PM

The Philippines names the 3 Filipino sailors who survived the sinking of a South Korean fishing vessel off Russia

SUNKEN VESSEL. The DFA is checking on the fate of 13 Filipinos reportedly on board the 1,753-ton Oriong-501 operated by South Korea's Sajo Industries. Yonhap/AFP

3 Filipinos rescued from sunken Korean vessel; 10 missing

Dec 02, 2014 - 10:48 AM

10 Filipinos are still missing after a South Korean vessel sank off Russia s coast The Philippines confirmed that 3 Filipinos have been rescued so far

GONE. An undated photo taken in an unknown location and released on December 1, 2014 by South Korea's Yonhap news agency shows the 1,753-ton Oryong 501 operated by South Korea's Sajo Industries. Yonhap/AFP