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Trial of 27 Filipinos in Sabah standoff to start January

In this Thursday, March 14, 2013 photo released by Malaysia's Ministry of Defense, Malaysian soldiers discuss strategies at Sungai Nyamuk where a stand-off with Filipino gunmen took place, near Tanduo village in Lahad Datu, Borneo's Sabah state, Malaysia. INQUIRER file photo

The Malaysian high court will start hearing in January the case of 27 Filipino armed followers of the late Sultan Jamalul Kiram III involved in a bloody clash with Malaysian forces in Sabah in February.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palawan to Sabah ferry service kicks off by yearend


By the end of 2013, a roll-on, roll-off (RORO) ferry service will traverse between Palawan province and Sabah, according to the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

De Lima: No plan to extradite Kiram to Malaysia


There is no plan to extradite Sultan Jamalul Kiram III and his followers to Malaysia to answer for the bloody bid to revive their claims on Sabah, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Tuesday.

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

2 ‘Royal Army’ men post bail

Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III. AP FILE PHOTO

Two of the 38 alleged members of the Sulu’s Royal Security Forces have already posted bail.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Headlines | 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 »