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Pastor ‘Boy’ Saycon admits he’s sultan’s adviser

Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III  AP FILE PHOTO

Political strategist Pastor “Boy” Saycon has come forward to admit he is an adviser to Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III on the Sabah claim.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Sultan of Sulu seeks UNCHR protection

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The Sultan of Sulu has asked the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) to help his followers who are running out of provisions after two weeks of holing up in a village in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Banner Story,Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Sulu sultan won’t budge


Undaunted amidst mounting pressure from both the Philippine and Malaysian governments, Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, the acknowledged leader of the Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo insisted that his royal decree that authorized the presence of his younger brother, crown prince Rajah Mudah Agbimuddin Kiram and the combined civilian and armed followers in Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia, stays.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Banner Story,Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Heirs of Sultan of Sulu pursue Sabah claim on their own

BIZARRE BORDER DRAMA  Heavily armed Malaysian policemen stand guard at a roadblock in Bakapit, about 50 kilometers from Lahad Datu in Sabah where some 100 reportedly armed Filipinos, later identified as  descendants and the security forces of the Sultan of Sulu, have landed. Malaysia’s authorities say   their security forces have surrounded the Sulu group. Photo courtesy of Malaysia’s The Star/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

Feeling betrayed and left out in the peace process between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the heirs of the Sultan of Sulu have decided to press their claim to the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah on their own.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Banner Story,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sulu group, security nabbed in Sabah

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At 1:37 a.m. on Tuesday, about 1,000 people, mostly armed men and a handful of women, boarded speedboats on Simunul Island in Tawi-Tawi and left for Lahad Datu, a coastal area in Sabah in northern Borneo.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »