Fishemen aboard detained Taiwanese ship released on bail

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/05/08
By: Emerson Lim and Lilian Wu

Basco, the Philippines, May 8 (CNA) Six people aboard a Taiwanese fishing

Hung Tian-ting (left)

Hung Tian-ting (left)

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]

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