Junel Insigne, the captain of the F/B GEM-VER, said he was saddened by the statement of President Duterte that the sinking of their boat was a "maritime incident." He appealed to the government to hold the Chinese crew accountable.
junel insigne captain of f b gem vir1 said he is dismayed that doe sec alfonso cusi doesnt seem to be convince
Junel Insigne, captain of F/B GEM-VIR1, said he is dismayed that DOE Sec. Alfonso Cusi doesn’t seem to be convinced that their boat was rammed by a Chinese vessel. His appeal to Duterte: make the captain of the Chinese vessel accountable | via @raphbosano
before formally receiving their motorboats financial aid and food supplies f b gem ver captain junel insigne h
Before formally receiving their motorboats, financial aid and food supplies, F/B GEM-VER captain Junel Insigne, his fellow fishermen and local officials pose for a photo op with Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol. | via @raphbosano
robredos visit comes two days after agriculture secretary manny pinols closed door meeting with the fishermen
@JhessetEnanoINQ Robredo’s visit comes two days after Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s closed-door meeting with the fishermen. Many noted the change of tune in boat captain Junel Insigne’s account of the allision after meeting the agri chief, but the latter denied accusations of intimidation.