Hundreds of Taiwan fishermen, holding a portrait of Philippine President Benigno Aquino, march to the Philippine trade office in Tapei in protest last week. Photo: EPA

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

Responding to a call on Saturday by Global Times for Hong Kong and Macau to join a boycott of the Philippines, possibly through tourism and trade, security chief Lai Tung-kwok said: "Taiwan has taken a series of actions [in response to the incident], but I think some of these actions would not be appropriate for Hong Kong."