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PAO seeks transfer of 2 ‘Royal Army’ members to hospital

One of the alleged member of the Sulu Royal Security Forces, Haxbil Jailani, suffers from kidney problem. Photo from PAO

The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) on Tuesday asked the Tawi-Tawi Regional Trial Court to transfer two of the 38 suspected members of the Sulu’s Royal Security Forces to a medical hospital for treatment of serious illness.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Sulu terrorist’s’ capture: Escape or surrender?


Could it be possible that members of the so-called Sulu “royal army” threw away whatever weapons they earlier possessed so they could escape the manhunt on their group by some 5,000 Malaysian security forces?

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos fleeing Sabah endure ‘violent crackdown’ by Malaysian forces

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Malaysian soldiers atop an armored vehicle move in toward Lahad Datu. MALAYSIA’S THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

Filipinos, who had fled Sabah in the aftermath of the armed intrusion there by the Sulu “royal army,” had learned to endure the pains of being violently beaten by Malaysian security forces during crackdowns on suspected Sabah-based supporters of the sultanate’s men just to stay alive, survivors had claimed.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sabah not yet under control; Malaysian troops search cemetery


Despite official claims that the Sabah situation is now under control, Malaysian forces are apparently still worried about the activities of the members of the Sulu “royal army.”

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Sulu sultan open to talks

Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III  AP FILE PHOTO

The sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III said Sunday he was still open to negotiating with the government, even as he stood his ground on his rejection of its order for his supporters in Sabah to leave without condition.

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