China swiftly stripping Philippines' EEZ of marine resources

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hot on the heels of an announcement by the Duterte Administration acquiescing to Communist China's encroachment on its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), experts warn that Chin...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes 2 Chinese fishing boats in 1 day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (May 12), two Chinese fishing boats, the Qianlian yu (閩連漁) No. 2016 and an unmarked vessel, trespassed in the waters near Taiwan’s Matsu Islands, of Lienchang C...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes Chinese fishing boat with pork onboard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Coast Guard in Penghu seized a Chinese fishing vessel that crossed into Taiwan’s territorial waters on Sunday (April 28). Liberty Times reported the bo...

Taiwanese Coast Guard ship fires stun grenade at rock-throwing Chinese fishermen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Chinese fishing boats crossed the maritime boundary between China and Taiwan in the waters off of Matsu, crews threw rocks at a Coast Guard vessel, which retaliated by fi...

China deploys 100s of fishing boats to Spratly Islands as challenge to Philippines, allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the South China Sea, political tensions between the Philippines and China have escalated quickly with provocative behavior from the Chinese and a series of defensive ex...

Taiwan Coast Guard seize Chinese fishing boat 10 km from Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the evening of Saturday, March 30, the Taichung Coast Guard seized a Chinese fishing boat, the Min O-yu (閩O漁) No. 075XX, that was illegally fishing approximately 10.2 k...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes Chinese fishing boat near Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Coast Guard in Penghu seized a Chinese fishing boat this morning that crossed into Taiwan’s territorial waters, and which refused to obey commands of c...

Argentina Coast Guard opens fire on Chinese fishing vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday morning, March 2, the Argentinian Coast Guard opened fire on a Chinese fishing vessel that was reportedly fishing illegally in the country’s Exclusive Econ...

Taiwan Coast Guard releases 2 Chinese fishing boats impounded since December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following several incidents involving Chinese fishing boats trespassing into Taiwan’s territorial waters, and with the added threat of African Swine Fever, legislato...

Chinese vessel fined for fishing in Taiwanese waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese fishing vessel was fined NT$1.6 million (USD$51,950) for illegally fishing in Taiwanese waters on Dec. 3, 2018, reported CNA. The vessel was caught illegally ...

Chinese vessel caught fishing in Taiwanese waters, bumps into coast guard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese fishing vessel was intercepted by the Taiwan coast guard for illegally fishing in Taiwanese waters in the early hours of Dec. 20, with the event leaving the coas...

Taiwan finds pork on a Chinese fishing vessel and dead pig on a beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As fears rage about the eventual spread of African swine fever from China to Taiwan, the coast guard found more than 7 kilos of pork on board of a Chinese fishing trawler, but a...

Chinese fishing boat sinks off Japan's coast; 5 crew missing

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says a Chinese fishing boat sank off Japan's southern coast and five of its crewmembers are missing. Three others were rescued. The coast guard ...

Captain of fishing boat sentenced to 12 years for smuggling ketamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The captain of a fishing boat involved in a huge ketamine smuggling operation in February has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement in the crime. Kao...

Taiwan Coast Guard seizes three Chinese vessels in two days near Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese Coast Guard operating around the Pescadores Island chain (Penghu County) has been busy over the past two days, seizing a total of three Chinese vessels tresp...