Coast Guard said oil smuggling has been rife in Vietnam’s southwestern waters since 2015.
"They said if you will insist on the ruling, discussing it along those lines, then we might be headed for a confrontation...
They said the attack could have sunk their boat
Indonesia in 2015 arrested 660 fishermen from Vietnam for encroaching its waters
They will no longer be let off with a warning or chased away, and will be fined or seized, according...
Vietnamese fishermen have in recent times often been harassed at sea, mostly by Chinese vessels.
Thirteen were released an at least 30 will return home before Tet on February 8
The Vietnamese boat has reportedly been damaged after two attacks within two weeks
The satellite monitoring station will soon be linked to an existing one in Indonesia
The Quang Tri Province Border Guard said the Vietnamese fishing boat was rammed, and the victims said it happened not...
666 fishers have returned to Vietnam this year
The harassment has been going on for years and become more violent and provocative lately, officials say
The Chinese damaged VND300 million worth of fishing nets from one of the five Vietnamese boats
They were arrested a month ago and have not been allowed to call even their families
The Thai vessel was found with 130,000 liters of diesel off the southern coast