Indonesia gets tough on illegal fishing

The Indonesian Navy supervising the destruction of a foreign vessel seized for fishing illegally in Indonesian waters near Belawan, north Sumatra, yesterday. According to media reports, Indonesia has sunk foreign boats across its territory as part of
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The Indonesian Navy supervising the destruction of a foreign vessel seized for fishing illegally in Indonesian waters near Belawan, north Sumatra, yesterday. According to media reports, Indonesia has sunk foreign boats across its territory as part of an ongoing drive to stop illegal fishing in its waters.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2015, with the headline 'Indonesia gets tough on illegal fishing'. Print Edition | Subscribe