Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in 2018. Photo: EPA
Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in 2018. Photo: EPA

exclusive | Philippines’ sinking row: former president Benigno Aquino says Chinese vessel abandoned stranded fishermen

  • A week after the sinking, President Rodrigo Duterte characterised it as an isolated incident, saying it was ‘just a collision, don’t make it worse’
  • A US think tank claims there were 10 ramming incidents involving Chinese vessels recorded between 2014 and 2016

Topic |   South China Sea
Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in 2018. Photo: EPA
Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in 2018. Photo: EPA
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