Anyone here following this? It's been a heated topic in the Asia Pacific region.
-Taiwan fisherman shot dead by Philippine Coast Guard in disputed area (overlapping EEZ) in the South China Sea.
-Philippines denies official involvement.
-Taiwan issues ultimatum for apology
-Philippines issues apology but is rejected on the grounds that it was "insincere", "revised several times" and not from "formal" authority.
-Taiwan halts processing paperwork of Philippine migrant workers and residents.
-Wave of new sanctions against the Philippines in place, continued protest in Taiwan.
-Taiwan conducts military drills near the Philippines amidst rising tensions.
-Philippine government issues safety warning to Filipinos working in Taiwan.