Philippines-Taiwan row deepens

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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.

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