Philippines, Taiwan close to inking fisheries deal


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
June 17, 2014

The Philippines is about to sign a law-enforcement cooperation agreement with Taiwan over fisheries matters in waters where the two nations’ economic zones overlap, the Philippines’ representative to Taiwan said on Thursday.

The two sides are also to work to advance bilateral trade relations, Antonio Basilio said.

Although last year saw perhaps “the most severe” test in bilateral ties, both sides have made efforts to overcome difficulties, Basilio said at an event to celebrate the Philippines’ national day in Taipei.

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