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LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

The Office of the Vice President gave each of the fishermen P50,000 as financial assistance under its “Angat Buhay program”
By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 08:29 PM June 21, 2019
LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo shares a light moment with F/B Gem-Vir 1 captain Junel Insigne and his wife when she went to their house as she visited the so-called Recto Bank 22 in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday visited the 22 Filipino fishermen who survived the reported June 9 ramming and sinking of their boat by a Chinese vessel at Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine Sea.

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo talks to the wife of F/B Gem-Vir 1 captain Junel Insigne at their house as she visited the so-called Recto Bank 22 in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo shares a light moment with the so-called Recto Bank 22 when she visited them in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo talks to the so-called Recto Bank 22 when she visited them in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo talks to residents of the coastal village when she visited the so-called Recto Bank 22 in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

Robredo met the crew of F/B Gem-Vir 1 at the house of boat owner Felix Dela Torre in Barangay San Roque, Occidental Mindoro. She also went to the house of boat captain Junel Insigne.

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LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo shares a light moment with a family when she visited the so-called Recto Bank 22 in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo talks to the so-called Recto Bank 22 when she visited them in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo talks to the so-called Recto Bank 22 when she visited them in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits ‘Recto Bank 22’

In this photo, Vice President Leni Robredo talks to the so-called Recto Bank 22 when she visited them in Occidental Mindoro on Friday, June 21, 2019. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OVP

Aside from listening to the story of the fishermen on what transpired that Sunday night and how they survived their hours long ordeal in the open sea, Robredo likewise gave each of the fishers P50,000 as financial assistance under the Office of the Vice President’s “Angat Buhay program.” (Editor: Katherine G. Adraneda)

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