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Indonesia to continue blowing up illegal fishing vessels

Straight-talking marine affairs chief stresses the need for 'respect and fear'

Indonesian Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti speaks to the Nikkei Asian Review. (Photo by Yoichi Iwata)

TOKYO -- Ever since becoming minister of marine affairs and fisheries, Susi Pudjiastuti -- or just Susi, as she is widely known -- has taken a hard line against fishing vessels operating illegally in Indonesian waters. How hard? She has captured boats blown to smithereens.

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