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Aquino urged to help in pressing PH Sabah claim

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

The new sultan of Sulu and North Borneo, Esmail Kiram II, said over the weekend he would pick up from where his older and recently departed brother left off and pursue the kingdom’s proprietary rights over Sabah.

Posted: October 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino scrimps on words over Sabah claim

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

President Aquino is keeping his cards close to his chest on whether the Philippine government would pursue its claim on Sabah during the remainder of his term.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

In the Know: Sabah incursion

Agbimuddin Kiram: Journey back home. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In February, a group composed of civilians and members of what was called “Royal Security Forces of the Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo” landed in Tanduo village in Lahad Datu town, Sabah. The leader of the group was Agbimuddin Kiram, younger brother of Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Agbimuddin mystery: Is he in Sabah or Tawi-Tawi?

Agbimuddin Kiram: Journey back home. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The whereabouts of the 72-year-old Agbimuddin Kiram who led the armed Sulu intrusion into Tanduo village here in February remain a mystery.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Malaysian police officer on trial for Sabah caper

Agbimuddin Kiram: Journey back home. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Malaysian police officer met with the elder brother of Agbimuddin Kiram two months before the intrusion of the followers of the sultan of Sulu in February that led to the deaths of more than 70 people.

Posted: June 29th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NBI wraps up probe on Sabah standoff

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Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III. AP FILE PHOTO

The National Bureau of Investigation has wrapped up its investigation into a failed bid by over 200 armed followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to reclaim Sabah in February.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Headlines | Read More »

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

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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 »

Sulu sultan disowns 8 accused in Malaysia

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Are the eight men charged in Malaysia for the intrusion by followers of the sultan of Sulu into Sabah Filipinos or Malaysians?

Posted: March 23rd, 2013 in Banner Story,Headlines | Read More »

‘Sabah raps terroristic’

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Malaysia’s filing of terrorism and waging war charges against eight Filipinos “is illegal” and tantamount to “usurpation” of the powers of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, Abraham Idjirani, spokesman for the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo, said Thursday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Banner Story,Headlines | Read More »

Kirams: Aquino only heeds advice of Malaysian sultan

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

Is President Aquino listening to advice from a Malaysian sultan in dealing with the Sabah crisis?

Posted: March 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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