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    Philippines-Taiwan row deepens

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Investigators have recommended criminal charges against coastguards for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in Philippines.

    The illegal fisherman was recently shot and killed in the Batanes group of islands.

    Taiwan called the incident “cold-blooded murder” and rejected apologies from the Philippine government.

    Local fishermen say poachers from other countries have long been part of their struggles at sea.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports.