Fishing in Scarborough Shoal: Local Filipino official seeks written assurance from Duterte


Ananya Roy


International Business Times


 October 25, 2016


An official from the local administration of Pangasinan province in the Philippines wants President Rodrigo Duterte to give it in writing that Filipino fishermen will now be allowed to access the waters around the Scarborough Shoal. He said their people have suffered for long due to denial of access to Panatag, the local name for the disputed reef.