Malaysian and Philippine security forces are scouring scores of islands in the Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi provinces for a former Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) soldier known as “Haji Gulam” and his men.
Soldiers have been deployed to a remote island in Mindanao where suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits are believed to have taken two female hostages seized from a resort in neighboring Malaysia, the military said Friday.
By Nash B. Maulana
In graduation ceremonies here, parents among the Sama tribe of Sitangkai and Sibutu islands worry about being able to send their children to college because fishing, their principal means of livelihood, has been adversely affected by the Sabah standoff, which ended in March 2013.
By Edwin Fernandez
Another batch of deportees from Sabah, Malaysia arrived in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi on Tuesday night.
By Tina G. Santos
Thirty-two Indonesians who were supposed to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca using Philippine passports were barred from entering the country by the Bureau of Immigration (BI).