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  • Nov 23, 2014
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Maritime incident

Chinese boat owner says he was assaulted by North Koreans

Gunmen wearing North Korean military uniforms assaulted the captain of a Chinese fishing boat and stole the vessel's fuel, the boat's owner, who had been held for two weeks, said after being released.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 5:01am 3 comments

Taiwan vows to protect Filipinos from attacks

Taiwan yesterday ordered all law-enforcement personnel to step up the protection of Filipinos on the island, after a suggestion that Manila might evacuate its nationals from the island after hearing reports of attacks targeting them.

21 May 2013 - 4:11am 3 comments

Manila to apologise to Taipei over fisherman's shooting

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 said last night at a briefing attended by Antonio Basilio, the Philippines' representative in Taipei.

15 May 2013 - 8:05am 2 comments