US responds to petition on Taiwanese fisherman

The U.S. White House has finally made an official response toward a petition raised regarding an incident that occurred between Taiwan and the Philippines on overlapping waters in 2013 that strained bilateral relations for months. On May 9, 2013, 65-year-old Hung Shih-cheng (洪石成) was shot dead when the Philippines Coast Guard sprayed Hung’s boat with bullets in the part of the South China Sea where the two countries’ EEZs overlap. Read the rest here 20:02

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