A Philippine prison guard escorts nine arrested Chinese fishermen as they arrive at a courtroom for a pre-trial in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photo: AFP A Philippine prison guard escorts nine arrested Chinese fishermen as they arrive at a courtroom for a pre-trial in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photo: AFP
A Philippine prison guard escorts nine arrested Chinese fishermen as they arrive at a courtroom for a pre-trial in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photo: AFP

Chinese fishermen held in Philippines defiant ahead of turtle-poaching trial

Hainan fishermen tell the Post they do not recognise charges as court proceedings begin on Tuesday amid growing tensions between Beijing and Manila in South China Sea

A Philippine prison guard escorts nine arrested Chinese fishermen as they arrive at a courtroom for a pre-trial in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photo: AFP A Philippine prison guard escorts nine arrested Chinese fishermen as they arrive at a courtroom for a pre-trial in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photo: AFP
A Philippine prison guard escorts nine arrested Chinese fishermen as they arrive at a courtroom for a pre-trial in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Photo: AFP
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