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More Filipinos now aware of Sabah claim, says Sulu sultanate princess

Princess Jacel Kiram and her father, Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sabah remains elusive to the Sultanate of Sulu a year after the daring revival of its claim to the resource rich land that Malaysia calls its own.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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 »

Sulu sultan decries alleged Palace extradition plan

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Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III. AP FILE PHOTO

The camp of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III on Monday accused Malacañang of secretly plotting to surrender the sultan and his followers to Malaysian authorities, citing the previous extradition of Moro leader Nur Misuari from Malaysia as a precedent.

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

Palace spokesman belittles word of Kirams on Sabah issue

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Monday advised the camp of Jamalul Kiram III to stop speculating about their alleged extradition to Malaysia in connection with the Sabah crisis in February.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Kiram ready to face charges over Sabah incursion

Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III: Defiant. AP FILE PHOTO

A defiant Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III maintained on Wednesday that he did not violate the country’s laws when his brother Agbimuddin Kiram and 235 of their followers occupied the coastal town of Lahad Datu in Sabah, Malaysia.

Posted: June 6th, 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 »

Philippine exhibit in Kuala Lumpur showcases beauty of Mindanao


With the standoff in the disputed Sabah still unresolved, the country’s mission in Kuala Lumpur is hoping to put Mindanao in a positive light on the Malaysian stage.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH gov’t to skirt Sabah conflict in Asean summit — DFA

DFA spokesman Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The government is skirting the Sabah conflict – a pestering issue between the Philippines and Malaysia – in next week’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ summit in Brunei, officials said on Wednesday.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Kiram camp claims sending 400 fighters to Sabah

Abraham Idjirani, spokesperson of the Sultanate of Sulu. FILE PHOTO

More than 400 “volunteer fighters” of the so-called sultanate of Sulu have arrived in Lahad Datu, Sabah, to reinforce the sultanate’s “Royal Security Forces (RSF),” triggering clashes with Malaysian security forces, the sultanate’s spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Action plan drafted for returnees from Sabah

DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

At least 50 representatives of government agencies in the Zamboanga peninsula and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have drafted an action plan to address the heavy influx of Filipino returnees from Sabah, Malaysia.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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