Cabinet clusters to tackle Filipino boat's sinking
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Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei B. Nograles on Sunday said there will be a joint cluster meeting on Monday to tackle the reported sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel. The incident occurred on June 9 near Recto Bank in the disputed West Philippine Sea. For its part, a Chinese-Filipino business group has expressed interest to offer assistance and support to the 22 Filipino fishermen rescued by the crew of a Vietnamese ship. Mr. Nograles said the incident will be discussed by the Security, Justice and Peace Cluster under Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana and the Economic Development Cluster under Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III. Mr. Nograles also clarified reports that the Palace had canceled a special Cabinet meeting on the matter.
Balinbin, A. L., & Ferreras, A. C. (2019, June 17). Cabinet clusters to tackle Filipino boat's sinking. BusinessWorld, p. S1/11.
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