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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China - PHILIPPINES

    Investigators call for coastguard to face charges

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine president to consider criminal action over deadly clash with Taiwanese fishing boat Investigators call for coastguard to face charges Philippine investigators said yesterday they had recommended criminal charges be filed against coastguards involved in the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters. The announcement follows weeks ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... locally as Yolanda. Even the damaged environment needs time to recover. Fisherman Losanto Castillo, 55, said he was grateful to the government for giving him a new fishing boat. "But how can ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines says 'thank you' to the world for Typhoon Haiyan aid

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by AFP

    ... sardines in a muddy schoolyard. The fisherman's wife and her extended family are among about 500 people living in tents at the school. She said her family went to live with Manila relatives ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Dead whale shark washes ashore near Philippine capital

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 11:07am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A dead young whale shark has washed ashore in Manila Bay near the Philippine capital, far from the endangered giant fish’s traditional feeding grounds, fishermen and a wildlife official said Thursday. The five-metre corpse took locals by surprise in Tanza, a fishing district near the mouth of the bay, fisherman Edgar Biri said. “It was near ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Passengers recount horror of Philippine ferry sinking

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters, AP

    ... was very dark and we could hear a lot of people shouting, asking for help," said George Palmero, a 35-year-old fisherman who helped pull 10 survivors from the water. "We just picked up ...



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