Chinese fishermen

South China Sea tribunal: Key findings

A United Nations-backed tribunal issued a damning ruling against China in its long-running dispute with the Philippines.

Jul 12, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Chinese fishermen destroy coral reefs in South China Sea

Chinese fishermen destroy coral reefs in South China Sea

Chinese fishermen are deliberately destroying the coral reefs in South China Sea.

Dec 16, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Nine Chinese fishermen freed from Philippine jail

The Philippines has freed nine Chinese fishermen convicted of poaching endangered sea turtles after they completed one-year jail terms, officials said Wednesday.

Jun 10, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

Philippines refuses to free convicted Chinese fishermen

Senior Philippine officials on Thursday insisted the government will not release nine Chinese fishermen who were convicted of poaching in disputed waters, defying pressure from Beijing.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Japan tells China to stop alleged coral poaching

Japan's foreign minister today urged China to take measures to stop Chinese fishermen from poaching red coral in Japanese waters.

Nov 04, 2014, 16:52 PM IST

Philippine hearing of Chinese fishermen delayed

A pre-trial hearing for nine Chinese fishermen charged with poaching 555 endangered giant sea turtles at a disputed shoal in the Spratly Islands was postponed again today, Philippine court and diplomatic officials said.

Sep 08, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

China blamed as fishing case postponed in Philippines

A court case against a group of Chinese fishermen facing jail in the Philippines for poaching was postponed for a third time on Wednesday, after the government accused China of frustrating the proceedings.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

Philippines charges Chinese fishermen despite warning

Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed environmental crime charges against nine Chinese fishermen arrested in disputed South China Sea waters, despite Beijing`s warning of a dire effect on relations.

May 12, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

South Korea seizes Chinese fishing boats

Two Chinese fishing boats, suspected of illegal fishing in South Korean waters, have been detained by the country`s coast guard in Mokpo, the Chinese consulate general in Kwangju confirmed Monday.

Oct 08, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

14 Chinese fishermen rescued, 58 still missing in South China Sea

Fourteen Chinese fishermen have been rescued and search is on for 58 others still believed to be missing after a tropical storm sunk their boats in South China Sea two days ago.

Oct 01, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Chinese fishermen die in bid to reach Chilean coast

3 Chinese citizens died after jumping into the sea from a fishing boat in the Strait of Magellan in an attempt to reach Chilean coast and seek asylum.

Dec 04, 2012, 10:53 AM IST

Island row: Chinese fishermen to operate in waters

The islands, called as Diaoyu islands by China and Senkaku by Japan, are heavily protected by Japanese Coast Guard and claimed by both the nations.

Sep 16, 2012, 21:26 PM IST

Sri Lanka detains 37 Chinese fishermen, releases them later

Over 35 Chinese fishermen, detained by Sri Lanka for allegedly poaching in the country`s waters were released.

Aug 06, 2012, 23:07 PM IST

Chinese fishermen released by North Korea

The fishermen were captured on May 8 in the Yellow Sea between China and North Korea.

May 21, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

South Korea frees 3 Chinese fishermen after protest

Three Chinese fishermen were detained by South Korea over illegal fishing.

Dec 25, 2010, 11:38 AM IST

Kidnapped Chinese fishermen released

Seven Chinese fishermen kidnapped off Cameroon`s Bakassi peninsula few days ago have been released.

Mar 18, 2010, 16:24 PM IST