PODCAST: Gem-Ver: The men, the crash, the journey home


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PODCAST: Gem-Ver: The men, the crash, the journey home
It's been 2 months since a Chinese trawler rammed a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea. In this podcast, Rappler revisits that harrowing night, and more.

MANILA, Philippines – On Philippine Independence Day last June 12, two months ago today, the defense department broke some bad news: a Filipino fishing boat was sunk and abandoned by a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea. 

Life has not been the same again for the fishermen of Gem-Ver.

In this podcast, Rappler’s Rambo Talabong and Sofia Tomacruz retell the fishermen’s harrowing but inspiring journey at sea.

What’s next for them? – Rappler.com

Part 1 | THE SINKING OF GEM-VER: Barko! May babanggang barko!
Conclusion | Despite Duterte, Gem-Ver fishermen buckle down to work
Profiles | IN THEIR OWN WORDS: The fishermen of Gem-Ver
Video | Gem-Ver fishermen eager to sail again


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