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Philippine fish import plan riles fisherfolk and politicians

Typhoon Rai, South China Sea issues contribute to shortage in archipelago nation

Filipino fishermen sort fish after arriving from a week-long trip to the disputed Scarborough Shoal, in Infanta, Pangasinan province, Philippines, on July 6, 2021.   © Reuters

MANILA -- Despite being an archipelago nation with one of the world's longest coastlines, the Philippines has a shortage of fish.

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