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Vessels navigate sea of troubles as wave of tension builds up

Updated: 2012-05-11 08:03
By Hu Yinan and Huang Yiming in Tanmen, Hainan ( China Daily)

Vessels navigate sea of troubles as wave of tension builds up

Top: Fishermen at work in Tanmen town of Qionghai city, Hainan province. A number of the town's fishing boats were harassed by a Philippine warship in the waters off Huangyan Island in the South China Sea on April 10. The monthlong Huangyan Island impasse is escalating. Above: Chen Yiping (right), 49, from Tanmen, said he made his first fishing trip to Huangyan in 1992. Photos by Huang Yiming / China Daily

Vessels navigate sea of troubles as wave of tension builds up

Vessels navigate sea of troubles as wave of tension builds up

Chinese fishermen defiant in face of harassment by Philippine ships in territorial waters, report Hu Yinan and Huang Yiming in Tanmen, Hainan province.

Vessels navigate sea of troubles as wave of tension builds up

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