‘Chinese crew’s desertion of distressed fishermen a violation of maritime protocols’

    MANILA, Philippines - The Chinese fishing boat crew who abandoned a sinking Filipino fishing boat in Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea after a "collision" should be held accountable as it was a clear violation of maritime protocols, Malacaang said Thursday.   READ:China fishing vessel sinks Filipino boat after 'collision' in West Philippine Sea "The act of abandonment, by those sailing the Chinese fishing vessel of twenty-two Filipino fishermen aboard their anchored and stationary watercraft hit by them is uncivilized as it is outrageous," Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said in a statement.   "Regardless of the nature of the coll...

Keep on reading: ‘Chinese crew’s desertion of distressed fishermen a violation of maritime protocols’