The authorities is now verifying experiences of a latest “harassment” by the Chinese Coast Guard of some fishermen in Mariveles, Bataan.
“What’s important is to verify the circumstances not just the actual facts. But the circumstances behind that,” Presidential Secretary Spokesperson Ernesto Abella mentioned.
The Palace official mentioned that it had already directed the Department of Foreign Affairs to verify the report.
A gaggle of fishermen in Mariveles, Bataan reported Chinese Coast Guard speedboat circled their boats and made warning pictures to drive them away.
One of the fishermen mentioned they believe that the Chinese had been getting ready to construct a construction in the world.