Taiwan urges Philippines to release Taiwanese fishing boat

Taipei, May 7 (CNA) Taiwan urged the Philippines on Thursday to release the Taiwanese fishing boat and fishermen on board once it completes a necessary investigation on whether the boat was operatin...

Taiwanese fishing ship detained for suspected poaching in Philippines

Taipei, May 7 (CNA) Philippine authorities announced Thursday that the Taiwanese fishing vessel Sheng Feng No. 12 (??12?) and its crew of six have been detained for suspected poaching in its territo...

Philippines detains Pingtung 'poaching' fishing boat

Taipei, May 7 (CNA) A fishing boat registered in Liouciou in the southernmost county of Pingtung has been detained by the Philippines, charged with poaching, the Liouciou Fishermen's Association sai...

Taiwan fishing vessel seized by Philippines for illegal poaching

The Pingtung County, Liuchiu-registered fishing vessel Shen Fong 12 was seized by Philippine authorities after veering 6.5 nautical miles off the coast of the Philippines, reports said Thursday. A...

Philippine ex-rebel soldier to make 'patriotic' voyage to S. China Sea

Manila, April 28 (CNA) A former captain in the Philippine Marines implicated in two attempts to topple former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo announced Tuesday that he will embark on a "patriotic"...