The Philippines' special envoy to Taiwan on Friday advised thousands of Filipino workers there to eat at home and avoid the streets while emotions run high over the shooting death of a Taiwan fisherman by the Philippine coast guard.
Taiwan dispatched a large investigative delegation to the Philippines after Manila's fence-mending efforts failed to quell escalating tension.
Taiwan-Philippines dispute grows
Taipei imposed further sanctions on Manila on Wednesday, despite an apology from Philippine President Benigno Aquino that attempted to ease a weeklong rift between the two economies.
Philippines to convey apology to Taiwan
Taiwan dissatisfied with Philippine response
Taiwan has implemented a new round of sanctions against the Philippines to rebuff the Philippines' response to the killing of a Taiwan fisherman, chief of the island's executive body Jiang Yi-Huah announced Wednesday.
Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou is strongly dissatisfied with the Philippine response to the fatal maritime shooting of a Taiwan fisherman by Philippine Coast Guard officers, an island spokesman said on Wednesday.