Newly refurbished Gem-Ver 1 fishing boat damaged again in Occidental Mindoro

Madonna Virola, Maricar Cinco 12/28/2019

  CALAPAN CITY—Millions of pesos spent to repair Gem-Ver 1 may have gone to waste after Typhoon “Ursula” (international name: Phanfone) battered the fishing boat, which became a center of controversy between the Philippines and China after…

What PH fishers got after Chinese apology

Maricar Cinco - 09/29/2019

  SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna, Philippines — A month after they received an apology, the fishermen from Mindoro province who were put out of work after a Chinese trawler rammed and damaged their fishing boat in the…

Duterte invokes 2016 fishing agreement with China


  Claiming he could not keep Chinese fishermen out of Philippine waters, President Duterte on Wednesday cited a deal he struck with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016, allowing the Chinese access to the Philippines’ exclusive economic…

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