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Palace silence on alleged plot to extradite Kiram to Malaysia hit

Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III: Defiant. AP FILE PHOTO

The Sultanate of Sulu on Tuesday criticized Malacañang for remaining silent on the alleged plot to extradite Sultan Jamalul Kiram III and his followers to Malaysia over a bloody bid to revive a centuries-old land claim.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino on Sabah issue: It’s complicated and requires careful study

President Benigno Aquino III AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III said here Wednesday night he was not rushing the study of the Philippines’ complex claim to Sabah, arguing that any solution should be acceptable to all parties.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Less than 10 Sulu gunmen left in Sabah, says police chief

Malaysian policemen lead away a suspected intruder from Sulu in Lahad Datu on Wednesday.  MALAYSIA’S THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK FILE PHOTO

The Malaysian government’s Operasi Daulat (operation sovereignty) is coming to a close after a few more days as the object of the operations have now been nearly wiped, a top police officer in Sabah said Saturday.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

5,000 have fled Sabah unrest , says NDRRMC

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

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.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Tales of mystical powers abound in Sabah


With more than 5,000 pairs of eyes watching over the cordoned areas of Sabah, such as Lahad Datu, Tawau and Kunak, and surrounding waters and boundaries with other countries, how did a ragtag band of ill-equipped fighters skip detection and continue to roam about, or possibly escape, out of the Malaysian state?

Posted: March 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »