Rappler's latest stories on gem-vir
China's statement concludes that the alleged facts show that it was not a 'hit-and-run' incident. Actually, the effect is the opposite: it even makes the narrative even more like a vehicular hit-and-run
The BFAR Regional Director says the boats are to be delivered to the fishermen by the second week of July
The 22 fishermen of F/B Gem-Ver were barely hanging on when they were rescued in the West Philippine Sea
'The Chinese captain tried to rescue the Filipino fishermen, but was afraid of being besieged by other Filipino fishing boats,' claims the Chinese embassy
One of the Filipino crew narrates that after he connected his index fingers to demonstrate 'Vietnam? Philippines? Friends,' the Vietnamese replied, 'Okay.'
After 17 days at sea, the fishermen of the boat rammed and abandoned by a Chinese ship return to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
One of the wives says: 'Sana po 'wag po kayong basta-bastang magpapadala sa anumang sasabihin ng China sa inyo. Timbangin niyo po kung ano ang katotohanan, panigan niyo po 'yung tama dahil kami pong mahihirap ang nagiging kawawa.'
‘Ipakita natin ‘yung ating muscle. Kung wala man tayong muscle sa giyera eh sa bunganga man lang,’ says the mayor of San Jose, the home port of the fishing boat sunk by a Chinese vessel