Zambales fisherfolk harassed by China gets livelihood assistance
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The provincial government said yesterday it has been creating alternative sources of livelihood for the more than 10,000 fisherfolk in the province adversely affected by the harassment of Chinese authorities in the disputed Scarborough Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc. Governor Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. said the Capitol will be providing cash assistance to fishermen in 11 coastal municipalities to augment the income and uplift the lives of the affected fishing communities. Apart from cash assistance, trainings for alternative livelihood through the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will be extended to them, said Ebdane.
Regala, F. G. (2015, July 11). Zambales fisherfolk harassed by China gets livelihood assistance. Manila Bulletin, p. 8.
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