Stop Chinese from bullying Pinoy fishers, Rody asked
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The mayor of Masinloc, the coastal town in Zambales nearest Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, is appealing to President Duterte for help in stopping Chinese coast guards from bullying and disrupting the livelihood of Filipino fishermen. Mayor Arsenia Lim was at Malacañang yesterday to personally relay her plea to the President. “We are asking our President to help our fishermen, so that they can catch fish without being bullied, and to be able to seek shelter when the winds are strong,” Lim said.
Mendez, C., & Macairan, E. (2018, June 15). Stop Chinese from bullying Pinoy fishers, Rody asked. The Philippine Star, p. 10.
Fishers; Livelihoods; Fishing rights; Exclusive economic zone; Fishery regulations; Coral; Breeding sites; Territorial waters; Disputes; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom); Duterte, Rodrigo; Lim, Arsenia; Abejuela, Paolo; Zhao, Jianhua; Panatag Shoal; Scarborough Shoal; Masinloc; Bajo de Masinloc
- The Philippine Star