HONTIVEROS TO PALACE: Denounce bullying of Pinoy fisherman by Chinese Coast Guard

Palace should exert effort to condemn the action of the Chinese coast guard especially in light of the recent passage of the coast guard law that give them the authority to fire on foreign vessels operating in China-claimed waters

Duterte to protect Pinoy fishermen in WPS

President Rodrigo Duterte will protect all Filipinos, including fishermen, following reports that a fisherman was reportedly harassed by a Chinese coast guard ship near the Philippines-occupied Pag-asa Island, Malacañang said Thursday.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros urged the Palace to denounce China’s bullying after Filipino fisherman Larry Hugo, 42, recently said that a Chinese coast guard ship tried to block his way to one of the sandbars near Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). Read More

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