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Taiwan rejects Philippine president's apology for fisherman death

Taiwan has imposed more sanctions on the Philippines, despite an apology from the Philippine president for the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters.

Prime Minister Jiang Yi-huah's government has issued a travel alert against the Philippines and announced plans to hold military drills in the South China Sea.

Earlier, Taiwan recalled its envoy and froze the hiring of Philippine workers and demanded a "formal apology" from Manila.

Nick Childs reports.

  • 16 May 2013
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