The conflict between Taiwan and the Philippines over the death of a fisherman in resource-rich waters of the South China Sea seems to be deeply rooted in a continued quarrel about fish stocks in the region.
By Manila raising their adherence to the “one-China policy” to address what Taiwan is now calling the “murder” of a seaman, the Philippines has further ostrichised their previously amiable northern neighbour.
The Tanjung Manis Halal Hub offers a springboard to reach and grow the halal industry in and from Sarawak, a topic that will be on top of the agenda of Inside Investor's high-level discussion on June 12 in Kuching.
The shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard has instigated yet another needless flashpoint in the rocky waters of Southeast Asia. Nationalistic governments fail to understand the order of the global economy.