Live: Thousands set sail to celebrate new fishing season in S China
Updated 10:47, 16-Aug-2019

At exactly 12:00 p.m. BJT on Friday, a three-and-a-half-month seasonal ban on fishing in the South China Sea will be lifted. The ban was implemented to protect the ocean's ecosystem and ensure sustainable development. Residents of Fangchenggang city, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, celebrate the new fishing season with folk rituals, grand performances and seafood feast.