By: Emerson Lim and Lilian Wu
Basco, the Philippines, May 8 (CNA) Six people aboard a Taiwanese fishing
boat detained by the Philippines in Basco for alleged poaching were released on bail Friday after negotiations with Filipino officials.
The six included Captain Hung Tian-ting (洪添丁), chief engineer Huang An-sheng (黃安勝) and four Indonesian fishermen. The court ordered each of them to be freed on bail of 15,000 pesos (US$336).
They can move freely for the time being in the Philippines but still have to appear in court if summoned. [FULL STORY]