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Gov Espino lauds Duterte for ‘forgiving’ Vietnamese poachers

Dec 4, 2017 @ 16:07

Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino III said President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to “forgive” the five Vietnamese fishermen caught poaching in Philippine waters off Cape Bolinao was commendable.

The Pangasinan politiko said Duterte showed “Tapang at Malasakit.”

“Today, as you send off our brothers from Vietnam to return to their country, you have again displayed your ‘malasakit’ to our neighboring countries,” Espino said.

He also it makes Duterte a “unifying force” in Southeast Asia.

Duterte, during the sendoff for the Vietnamese fishermen, said forgiving the poachers in the “interest of the larger picture.

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