Chinese fishing boat crew arrested for trespassing in Taiwanese waters

Recent sightings of Chinese vessels near Dongsha Islands prompts Coast Guard crackdown

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/07/28
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(Coast Guard image)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Coast Guard caught a Chinese fishing boat trespassing into its waters to fish on Friday (July 24) and arrested all of its crew members, who were taken back to Kaohsiung Harbor on Monday for further investigation.

In light of Chinese fishing boats having recently been spotted trespassing in the waters around the Dongsha Islands, the Coast Guard has now begun a crackdown as of Friday, according to their press release.    [FULL  STORY]

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