Filipinos unfazed by row with Taiwan

Business remains brisk as tensions persist over fisherman shot by Philippine coast guard.

    The fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard has put strain on bilateral trade relations between the countries.

    Emotions are running high in Taiwan, where there has been a lot of anti-Philippine sentiment expressed in protests.

    But in the Philippines, of which Taiwan is the sixth largest trading partner, business remains brisk and people appear largely unfazed.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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