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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Taiwan report into fisherman's shooting death ready for release

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Parallel probes into Taiwanese fisherman's death will find that the Philippine coastguard's fatal gunfire was intentional, news media say Investigators poised to report on shooting Taiwan is ready to announce the results of its investigation into the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coastguard ...

  2. News - China

    Philippines asks crewmen of slain Taiwan fisherman to attend shooting probe

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 07:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A Philippine panel preparing homicide charges against the country’s coastguard officers over the death of a Taiwanese fisherman has formally asked the dead man's crewmen to appear before it, Manila’s justice secretary said on Sunday. Those asked to appear before the justice department investigation were the three companions of slain fisherman Hung ...


    Philippine coastguards face homicide charges over death of Taiwan fisherman

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters. Taiwan's foreign ministry welcomed the move as a "constructive response" in a dispute that severely strained relations, ... and seaman first class Edrano Aguila, who was found to have fired the M14 rifle that killed the fisherman, are among those whom the report recommends should be charged. However, since all eight ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    North Korean abduction 'hopes' dashed as fisherman's body found tangled in net

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Abduction 'hopes' dashed as skeleton found in net As the weeks and months passed after Shuji Koyama's fishing boat was found adrift in the Sea of Japan in June 2004, his family became increasingly convinced that he had ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila envoy set to apologise for shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Envoy set to apologise for shooting The Philippines will send a special envoy to Taiwan to apologise for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, his ... the fisherman's daughter, said in Pingtung city, adding that the agreement was made with lawyers authorised by the Philippine government. "They have agreed to send a special envoy [over ...

  6. News - China - PHILIPPINES

    Manila makes ‘official apology’ over Taiwan fisherman’s death

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Philippine special envoy visited Taiwan on Thursday to offer an “official apology” for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, a move likely to ease ... of Hsiaoliuchiu to meet the family of fisherman Hung Shih-cheng. Perez, in televised comments, said he wished to convey “the Philippine people’s deep regret and apology to the family of Mr Hung Shih-cheng ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Taiwan's reaction to killing of fisherman is out of proportion

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says the anger at Philippines over the killing of a fisherman in disputed waters smacks of nationalistic chauvinism and will only aggravate regional tensions Taiwan goes over the top Now it's Taiwan's turn to show some nationalist anger, and its target is the Philippines. Behind the outrage over the death of a fisherman lies suspicion ...

  8. News - China - MARITIME INCIDENT

    Manila to apologise to Taipei over fisherman's shooting

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Minutes after deadline for a response expires, minister says Taiwan will take part in a joint investigation into fisherman’s fatal shooting Manila to apologise to Taipei Manila will send a senior envoy to Taiwan to apologise for the death of a fisherman killed by the Philippine coastguard, Taiwan's Foreign Minister David Lin ...

  9. News - Asia

    Philippines could lose US$4.5m monthly in tourism from Taiwan over fisherman shooting row

    Posted May 28th 2013, 09:59am by AP

    ... over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman. Most of the cancellations have hit the popular beach resort of Boracay in the central Philippines, where Taiwanese visitors are the second largest group after South Koreans. In last year, more than 90,000 Taiwanese visited the island. The shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coastguard on May 9 has led Taiwan’s ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    'Improper' for Hong Kong to boycott Manila over Taiwan fisherman's shooting

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho and Agence France-Presse in Manila 'Improper for HK to act over fisherman's killing' Security Secretary Lai Tung-kwok said it would be inappropriate for Hong Kong to take action against Manila over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coastguard. Responding to a call on Saturday by Global Times, a hawkish Communist Party mouthpiece, ...




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