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Chinese encroachment ‘causing hunger’ of fishers’ families

PALAUIG, ZAMBALES --- Chinese encroachment at Panatag Shoal (internationally known as Scarborough Shoal) has brought nothing but hunger to fishermen in this province and nearby Pangasinan, a group of subsistence fisher folk said. In a three-page letter to President Duterte, the fishermen asked him to enforce the country s sovereign rights over traditional Filipino fishing grounds now being controlled by the Chinese Coast Guard. The fishermen gathered here on Wednesday for a forum on the impact of Ch

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