No In­done­sians starved to death on Tai­wanese boats

The China Post - - LOCAL -

A fish­ery of­fi­cial said that an ini­tial in­ves­ti­ga­tion has failed to sub­stan­ti­ate me­dia re­ports that five In­done­sian work­ers had starved to death aboard two Tai­wanese fish­ing boats in wa­ters off Sene­gal in Africa.

Huang Hung-yen, deputy direc­tor of the Fish­eries Agency un­der the Coun­cil of Agri­cul­ture, noted that in­quiries of the na­tion’s fish­ery busi­ness sec­tor had pro­duced no re­sults that can con­firm such re­ports.

“We have also asked the Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs to help con­firm whether the re­ports are true,” Huang said when asked to com­ment on a CNA re­port from Jakarta.

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