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FACT CHECK: Video of ‘Chinese’ boats sinking in Palawan actually taken in Indonesia

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FACT CHECK: Video of ‘Chinese’ boats sinking in Palawan actually taken in Indonesia
The video shows Indonesian boats sinking in Plawangan Puger, Indonesia

Claim: A video shows Chinese boats that fished in Palawan sinking because of high waves. 

Rating: FALSE

Why we fact-checked this: The YouTube video containing the claim has over 11,592 views as of writing.

Not taken in Palawan: The clip was taken from a video originally uploaded by YouTube user “mamae riza riza” on March 23, 2021. The video shows several Indonesian fishing boats sinking in Plawangan Puger in Indonesia.

The exact clip used by the video containing the claim runs from 2:14 to 2:56 timestamp of the original video. – Lorenz Pasion/Rappler.com

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