6 fishermen stranded in China return to PH after 7 months

Published December 2, 2021, 5:43 PM

by Ariel Fernandez

After seven months, six fishermen who were stranded on the coast of China finally returned to the country.

And the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) are still working for the return of 23 more remain China due to management dispute in the fishing company they were working in Fujian province.

The six fishermen who returned were identified as Leo Magarso, Ronald Abiva Cobico, Bernardino Angelo, Romeo Ferrer, Israel Kiblare, and Diovane Baroca.

The DFA assured that it will continue to work hard for the quick return of the remaining Filipinos.

The DFA added that the owners of the company have already committed to arrange for the seafarers’ repatriation as soon as their salaries are settlled.

 
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