Taipei toughens up

May 15, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Standard

Taiwan yesterday slapped sanctions on the Philippines, including a ban on the hiring of new workers, rejecting an apology by President Benigno Aquino for the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman.

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Odin of Ossetia

Surrey, Canada

#1 May 16, 2013
Taiwanese are deranged. Bullying a much poorer country is proclaimed by them as "toughening up"? They are really silly.

The Taiwanese vessel violated Philippine's territorial waters, together with another fishing boat, and it tried to ram the PCG ship.

The shooting was not meant to kill but to disable the fishing vessel.

According to the Manila Times:

http://manilatimes.net/

OK, you steal their fish (and they are a poor country as it is), you try to ram their coast guard ship, and you still complain?
Simon Salas

Taipei, Taiwan

#2 May 17, 2013
strafing an unarmed fishing boat with high calib. 50 shells not meant to kill? who r u kidding? Ponce?

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