Vietnamese turtle poachers not the first, not the last intruders

The pair of Andrada-class gunboats from Joint Task Force Malampaya (JTFM) expected nothing more than a quiet and uneventful sweep through Linapacan, Northern Palawan. By day’s end, they would have seized one of the largest illegal wildlife hauls of the year. At 11:00 PM, Navy gunboat PG-380 chanced upon a Vietnamese fishing vessel, which suddenly attempted […]