Philippine ex-rebel soldier to make ‘patriotic’ voyage to S. China Sea

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/28
By: Emerson Lim and Evelyn Kao

Manila, April 28 (CNA) A former captain in the Philippine Marines implicated in 201504280022t0001two attempts to topple former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo announced Tuesday that he will embark on a “patriotic” voyage to islets along the Reed Bank (禮樂灘) in the disputed South China Sea to protest against China’s infringement on Philippine sovereignty.

Nicanor Faeldon, who gained national and international attention for decrying the alleged corruption under the Arroyo government, will start the voyage April 30 from Batanes (巴丹群島), the Philippines’ northernmost island province, and is scheduled to arrive in October near the western island of Palawan (巴拉旺), near the disputed Spratly Islands.     [FULL  STORY]

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