When Chinese Fishermen Become 'Pirates' in the Yellow Sea

South Korea’s strong response to the recent sinking of one of its coast guard vessels is unlikely to lead to further escalation. By Alexander Mitchell Hynd On Friday, October 7, two South Korean Coast Guard speed boats were dispatched to deal with a group of around forty Chinese fishing vessels operating illegally in the Yellow […]

Pirates in the West Sea

Seoul should get tough against Chinese illegal fishing Last week’s incident in which Chinese fishing vessels rammed into a South Korean Coast Guard speed boat and caused it to sink should prompt authorities to regard Chinese fishermen engaged in illegal fishing as a serious threat to our maritime sovereignty and national security. It is no […]