Poe laments China’s silence on Recto Bank incident

  MANILA, Philippines --- If China will not act, then the Philippines has no other choice but to bring to international courts the latest incident in the West Philippine Sea, Senator Grace Poe said Thursday.   Last June 9, a Chinese fishing vessel reportedly abandoned 22 Filipino fishermen after hitting their anchored boat at Recto Bank.   READ:Chinese vessel abandons PH boat after collision   Despite strong condemnation by the Philippine government, Poe noted the seeming silence on the part of China.   "Dapat mag-protest tayo pero alam mo, ang unang hakbang dapat, mag-issue din sila ng statement kung anong gagawin nila doon sa mga guma...

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