5,000 have fled Sabah unrest , says NDRRMC

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Evacuees choose to stay with their car at the evacuation center in Embara Budi complex, Felda Sahabat, Sabah. EDWIN BACASMAS/PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Almost 5,000 Filipinos have fled Sabah since security forces launched an offensive to root out Islamic invaders loyal to a Sulu sultan, a government agency said Saturday.

The Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said it had recorded 4,983 adults and children who had arrived in the south of the archipelago after fleeing Sabah due to the ongoing fighting.

Paslur Abdullah, executive director of the government centre in charge of caring for the new arrivals, said the total was likely to be higher as many would have returned without registering.

“They arrive on small vessels. Some of them disembark without registering and they are met by relatives. We cannot detain them,” he told Agence France-Presse, adding that it was not known if any of the invaders were amongst those fleeing.

The Filipinos began arriving in early March after clashes broke out between Malaysian forces and followers Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, who claims Sabah as his territory.

Some 200 followers of Kiram, some of them armed, arrived in Sabah in February in an attempt to claim the Malaysian state for the sultanate, reviving a centuries-old territorial row.

The incursion and a Malaysian counter-assault has left more than 60 militants dead along with 10 security personnel, according to Malaysian authorities.

President Benigno Aquino has previously expressed concern that the unrest in Sabah might displace the estimated 800,000 Filipinos working there.

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  • Albert Einstien

    china is already inside malaysia & they know it…..in ten years time malaysia will be under china’s underwear…justice best served in their own backyard..brother muslims of RP & OIC will never help them………they may even help china… .lol

    • http://www.facebook.com/charco.hitam Charco Hitam

      Funny, more please.

    • Sebastian Archer

      China is our biggest ally in both political and economy. Surely you are lacking of Sino history.

      • PurpleDaisy13

        Don’t let Malaysian in Singapore read what you’ve just said.

        Malaysian in Singapore tells us a opposite and different story and would prefer to kick out ALL Chinese out of Malaysia which has grown to over 24% of the entire population.

      • Sebastian Archer

        I am letting him read because we Malays, are somehow grateful that Chinese are here. They have helped us during communist insurgencies and their business acumen has propelled this nation to a greater height.
        Because of them, we Malays been wakened up from our slumber. They are our driving force for the Malays to become more competitive. The Malays/Bumis and Chinese/Indians akin to Ying and Yang

      • PurpleDaisy13

        re: “They have helped us during communist”

        You’re a Communist country yourself. Controlled by a single Dictator, your Malaysian king Sebastian Archer.

        Are you and all your Malaysian countrymen allowed to VOTE on who the next King shall be Sebastian Archer? No

        Are you and all your Malaysian countrymen allowed to VOTE on who the next Prime Minister shall be Sebastian Archer? No

        In other words, you have NO RIGHTS to VOTE. You don’t have any Democratic RIGHTS in your backwards and abusive country Sebastian Archer.

      • zatt2020

        you really don’t have any idea about our political system…

      • Sebastian Archer

        True.

      • PurpleDaisy13

        Okay zatt2020…

        Then educate us on whether or not YOU are entitled to VOTE on the next King Election.

        And educate us on whether YOU are entitled to VOTE on the next Prime Minister Election.

        The overall population of Malaysia is about 28 million.

        What percent of the 28 million Malaysians voted for Abdul Halim of Kedah to be the King of Malaysia?

        What percent of the 28 million Malaysians voted for Najib Razak to be the Prime Minister of Malaysia?

        If you fail to answer or provide to give a percent higher than at least 1%, then you don’t run your country. You’re a SLAVE zatt2020.

      • Sebastian Archer

        Go and read further. ahhhh yahhh…go tell this to the Brits as well…to the Japanese and Thais too

      • http://www.facebook.com/justone.sin JustOne Sin

        And yet Tokyo Rose keeps on defending the King without a Kingdom, Sultan Jamalul Kiram III and his gang of bullies.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        their orangutan king is beyond question. it’s treason to speak against their cocks*cking holy father.

      • Sebastian Archer

        Seriously Daisy..you need to read what is Constitutional Monarchy all about.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        yeah, an elected monarchy. HAHAHAHA they couldn’t find an orangutan with royal blood so they elected one

      • Sebastian Archer

        Then the lucky Orang Utan…hail the King.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        tell that orangutan king to stop wearing table cloth

      • Sebastian Archer

        I will…

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        you are really stupid and ignorant. u should thank me for being honest with you.

      • Sebastian Archer

        Thank you

      • PurpleDaisy13

        I don’t need to read anything about your Monarchy system constituted by yours truly, your Malaysian king.

        The fact is YOUR COUNTRY, MALAYSIA is NOT a DEMOCRATIC NATION.

        And you can’t defend yourself about not being able to vote for your next king or prime minister because you have NO VOTING RIGHTS as a SLAVE of your Malaysian king.

        Tell us Sebastian Archer, is canning still practiced in your country?

        For those who don’t know what “canning” is….look at these Malaysian videos (change comma to dot)

        01. youtube,com/watch?v=JI5WMmWQzI4

        02. liveleak,com/view?i=5ab_1172940415

        03. youtube,com/watch?v=gKuOCDtTGC0

        If so, then you must be ashamed of yourself for living in a barbaric country that’s still backwards in the ancient medieval ages where you can’t vote and get your a$$ whipped with a stick until your flesh and blood spills off your butt cheeks.

      • Sebastian Archer

        Repetitious CnP….boring!!!

      • http://www.facebook.com/justone.sin JustOne Sin

        Tokyo Rose at her best again.

      • Dawn Dare

        Bigotry in Malaysia is just as commonplace as garbage on their streets

      • Sebastian Archer

        I have been to Manila many times Don’t Dare and have seen it all.

      • Dawn Dare

        People don’t get killed here because of the color of their skin. Unlike Umno thugs who ganged up and murdered a poor Chinese boy working in a Malaysian restaurant

      • Sebastian Archer

        hahaha…..generalising again aren’t you?

      • Dawn Dare

        Generalizing? That was a very specific example of Malaysian racism. Since you claim to have been here several times, name one instance that will match that kind of extreme hatred. None, so save the stupid laughter and shove it up your a$$.

      • Sebastian Archer

        Racism is every soul of human being including yourself.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        LMAO !!! THAT’S THE STUPIDEST REMARK YOU’VE EVER COME UP WITH !!! HAHAHAHA BUDOH CINA BABI

      • Sebastian Archer

        You have offended the Chinese…I am a Malay if you haven’t noticed

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        A MELAYU BABI THEN HAHAHAHA. makes no difference. you’re all racists anyway

      • Sebastian Archer

        Your above comment is a kicking testimony that you are indeed a racist.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        we only emulate the malaysian spin experts the best we can… cheers !!! a dose of your own medicine

      • Sebastian Archer

        Blame yourself then for emulating something negative.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        aww, u suddenly became a sensitive sonovabitch HAHAHAHAHA

      • Sebastian Archer

        I am lost!

      • Dawn Dare

        It comes as no surprise then that you treat women like slaves. Try kicking your own mother.

      • Sebastian Archer

        But you killed them (children and poor) by hundreds on daily basis because malnourishment and poor sanitation. I saw with my own eyes a little girl not more than 8 year old…scooping water with both of her bare hands from a drainage and drank it near Pasay on my way from the airport. I swear to God that my eyes were in tears.

    • headhunter

      You said: “China is already inside malaysia & they know it…..in ten years time malaysia will be under china’s underwear”

      Why is your mind so infected with racist thought?..Does it really matter where your ancestors were from? We are talking about nation and citizenship. Malaysians who originated from Philippines are considered Malaysians like any other Malaysians. Some of these Malaysians are soldiers who hunt down Filipino terrorists. No different for Chinese and Indians. If they are Malaysian citizens they are our people and they will also bomb and shoot any Chinese and Indians terrorists if they threaten our sovereignty.

      • Albert Einstien

        ha ha ..why dont you ask them ..hear it for yourself satisfaction…you will be HURT bigtime…to hear the truth… : > )

      • headhunter

        I am a Malaysian and I know what’s going on.

      • Dawn Dare

        And we know you believe every Umno/BN spin

      • headhunter

        Not really, one must know how to distinguish truth from lies, generalization, prejudiced and based information.

  • guest1500

    If China is the biggest ally of Malaysia, how come their blogger Purpledaisy13 and Dakuakongutin wants the Philippines to go to war and take Sabah? What is communist China’s hidden intention? James shoal which is only 80 km from Sarawak, was taken by China without any protest from Malaysia.

    • Sebastian Archer

      You simply do not understand how Malaysia does it diplomatically. Our friendship with Chinese well established since 13th century. We are well versed on how to go about our diplomacy with China. Malaysia wont do it in the open. We do not instigate confrontation especially with an old friend like China.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        in plain english: wise in the ways of bribing chinese officials

      • Sebastian Archer

        whatever

      • blowcoldblowhot

        I noticed lately that there are so many Malaysians posting
        their comments on Philippine newspapers particularly this newspaper. Indeed they are enjoying the freedom of the press here in the Philippines which they are being denied in their home country. I tried posting some comments on Malaysian newspapers like Bernama, The Star , NST, Malaysian Chronicle and all my comments were censored or denied.

        I frankly don’t know which part of the rules I’d broken. There was no obscenities nor any threats to anybody. The subject of the article is about invasion of Filipinos into Sabah. So obviously it involves race and racial antagonisms as it affects the lives of the many races living in Sabah. Furthermore, racial hatred and discriminations is a constant fact of life in just every part of the world. Even in the US, presumably the champion of democracy in the world, there is glaring discriminations. Few Americans think there is true equality among the many races living in America. Therefore, race and discrimination is the central theme that governs the politics of S.E. Asia, especially to the ethnic Chinese who have been discriminated, murdered and robbed constantly all around S.E. Asia, particularly in Sabah. The only way to get rid of such racial hatred
        and discrimination is to talk openly about it. How can one get rid of racial
        hatred by pretending it doesn’t even exist?

        I don’t know how the newspaper Bernama for example, can pretend to be a purveyor of truthful information around the world if it sanitizes the news and comments. There was an article by Bernama published on Jan. 12, 2013 with the title “Press freedom, Battling the censors”. In this article, Bernama gleefully reported on how the Chinese people are calling for more “freedom of the press”. I think if Bernama censored my post on the flimsy pretext that it contains “racist” or “hate” speech when I was talking about the actual discriminations being suffered by the ethnic Chinese in Sabah, then it does not have the moral high ground to accuse the Chinese government of lack of freedom of the press. The newspaper certainly does have the legal right to delete any of my posts. But it cannot pretend to be a champion of the “freedom of the press” as it censors truthful facts honestly expressed. In the end, The newspaper only supports racism against ethnic Chinese in Sabah and everywhere in S.E. Asia by suppressing any talks about it.

      • Preve

        We don’t discuss about Sabah. Period!

      • blowcoldblowhot

        Read the Title of this article, its about Sabah and yet you don’t discuss about Sabah. what a moron. You are just then discussing or engaging in mental masturbation.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        let’s talk about your pukimak then. she has her period!

    • DnKy

      how come? purple ‘our us’ daisy 13 is not a yankee after all?

      • DnKy

        i’m so sad.. can’t i ask a simple question, without not being downvoted? where’s justice? where is love? : (

    • topolcats

      Good question?
      I also wonder why PD is spinning and about facing the Sabah issue?
      All of a sudden becoming a Ph patriot of little substance?

      • Dawn Dare

        Hey chink. Find another forum to troll.

  • Diepor

    I will promise to all supporters of the former dancer now only a sad clown that you will never get this land. Trying to take it with some paid bandits, lol.

    • Dawn Dare

      I didn’t know barbiturates were legal in Malaysia, until now

      • Diepor

        Why shouldnt it be legal? By the way, I live in Ph

      • every.thing

        yeah right. we believe you, buttface.

      • Diepor

        All you followers of the former dancer are so rude.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        you and your mother live in a puki thiam, remember? now you’re telling us we’re rude? isap telur ku.

      • Diepor

        My mother lives in Bacoor. I am not like you, I have my own household instead of still be living at home with mama.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        u dont know me. u left home because u had to live with your boyfriend, bakla.

      • Diepor

        You live with your mama, i left home because its the natural thing to do when you are a grown up and I need space for the kids and all the people that work in a household.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        if u think u can get away with such arrogant and condescending attitude, think again. u have no idea about the social status of people who post comments here. if u ever need a job, just let me know and i will make sure u never get employed. your poor english grammar is already indicative of your social status.

      • Diepor

        I have a job, thats why I can afford my own house and not live with mama like you. I work with subsea oil/gas pipelines. I have an idea about your social status, unmarried,living with mama and never been outside philippines.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        HAHAHAHA, not even close. u can put lipstick on a pig, but u still look like a pig. good day. hope u get to see the sunset at puget sound someday. i’ll give u a ride.

      • Diepor

        HAHAAHAHAHAHA burit babi, u can’t escape me like u can’t escape your ugly face

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        if u feel that copy and pasting is just about the best u can do, why don’t u fuck_your_mother’s_ass instead. alam ko nagpuputa nanay mo sa bacoor. may kinakasamang hapon na sakang. paborito nya humihimod ng mabahong burat.

        ingat ka din sa asawa mo. di mo alam ginagawa nya pag wala ka.

        hindi ka makaintindi ng tagalog? subukan natin ang malaysian: kepala hotak kau.

      • Diepor

        i guess its easy to be rude in all your comments when you dont have an intelligent bone in your body, carry on mamas boy.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        look who’s trying to grow a brain now. don’t even try. it won’t fit in that pea-sized skull of yours. LMAO. sad u have children who inherited such bad genes. oh well. c’est la vie.

        suck your boyfriend every day. u need the extra protein and stress relief.

      • Diepor

        Trying to be insulting again, get a life and normal job and please get out from under mamas skirt.

      • Vlad D. Impaler

        LMAO you’re talking about your mama’s skirt? she already took it off the moment even without her japanese lover asking her to strip. BTW, if that was your feeble attempt at throwing an insult, you’ve failed miserably like your one-fourth horse, buttface. can’t afford the full horse? i got the other 3/4 here in ayala-alabang.

      • Dawn Dare

        Children, stop this nonsense!

  • ARIKUTIK

    Another mess born out of incompetent ruler in Malacanang.

  • headhunter

    “Sabah might displace the estimated 800,000 Filipinos working there”

    “might displace” or “being displaced” is wrong word to describe people who are not supposed to be there in the first place. Coming over in hundred of thousands undocumented, without birth certificate in their own country of birth, without passport, without visa, coming like there is no tomorrow to a foreign country and then one day being forced to leave due the actions non other than that of their own countrymen.

    The right word is “coming home” to Philippines!

    Ph must take bigger responsibilities for the mess. Over the years these people had been guests of Malaysia. It’s time Ph face the reality and to create proper livelihood for its citizens; so that they do not have to migrate illegally.

    And also what does Ph Gov’t do about its nationals who are working in the millions overseas? Nothing! This situation is well known to be promoted in order to help the country GDP – where money sent home by these people make up a substantial portion of the foreign exchange. This has been going on for decades and it is one of the main reasons why Ph cannot really developed as a country that is capable to provide decent employment.

    Oh well truth hurt huh pare?

  • http://www.facebook.com/sang.garudada Sang Garudada

    200 came…5,000 left…another 10,000 fearsome tausug warrior still swimming has not reached Sabah….hahahahha!

    • Vlad D. Impaler

      we all know why u hide your face under your mother’s polkadot underwear… HAHAHAHAHAHA… oh my what fearsome sword u have there… for cutting your long fingernails??? you’re afraid of circumcision, remember !!!

  • misuari playboy

    typical conniving pilipina, they are protecting the kiram terrorists and no action taken on the head terrorist jemalol kiram.

  • misuari playboy

    hey vlad, we will file damage claim from PH for kiram terrorism on sabah

    • Vlad D. Impaler

      file an insurance claim against your damaged butthole. had enough terrorism from me? still want to suck_my_balls?

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