Tag Archives: Chinese Poachers

PHL files two diplomatic protests over China’s harassment of Pinoy fishers

The Philippines on Wednesday lodged two diplomatic protests against China’s alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen off the Manila-claimed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea and its illegal harvest of endangered species in the same area. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said the diplomatic notes were handed to representatives of the Chinese […]

PHL government forces seize eighteen Chinese vessels

Philippine Government forces intercepted at least eighteen Chinese vessels after entering into Philippine territory Monday, December 9. The vessels were spotted near small islands in Zamboanga. “The interception of these Chinese vessels in Philippine territorial waters is part of our active and vigilant campaign in protecting our sovereignty. This is also part of the anti-illegal […]

China urged: Respect PH court decision on poachers

MANILA, Philippines – China was asked yesterday to respect a Philippine court decision imposing a fine of $100,000 (P4.3 million) each on nine Chinese fishermen for poaching in Philippine waters plus P120,000 ($2,666) each for taking wildlife. Speaking to reporters, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Charles Jose said the nine Chinese fishermen have undergone […]