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Taiwanese fisherman detained in the Philippines

By Shih Hsiu-chuan  /  Staff reporter

He denied reports that Tsai had been treated inappropriately.

“We are not violating his rights. He is being fed well, he underwent a medical check-up, and he is in regular contact with his wife and the [de facto] Taiwanese embassy in Manila,” De Sagon said.

Tsai, contacted by telephone by AFP from Taipei, said he did not understand why he had been detained.

Additional reporting by AFP

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