Counting the Cost

Shrinking fish stocks raise tensions in the South China Sea

Fishermen claim being harassed or rammed by Chinese vessels. Plus, the firing of an Australian mining company boss.

In the disputed South China Sea, fishermen are being driven further from their shores due to dwindling catches, forcing them to encroach into territorial waters belonging to neighbouring countries.

Tensions have risen as China claims 80 percent of the South China Sea and has sent out the world’s biggest naval force to defend its territory.

Countries unable to stand up to Beijing are turning to the United States for support, which is deploying more warships to the region.

Plus: why investors turned on the boss of an Australian mining company, which blew up Aboriginal caves.

And Polestar enters the electric car fray.