sabah conflict - updates

Rappler's latest stories on sabah conflict


Jabidah and Merdeka: The inside story

Mar 18, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The officers who participated in the Jabidah massacre have not fully come clean. In the end, it may have left a legacy of lying and cover-up in the military.

Rappler Newscast | March 22, 2013

Mar 22, 2013 - 10:03 PM

Malaysia gives PH access to detainees One of the 8 Filipinos charged over the Sabah standoff says he was paid 3 US warships sail to PH ports

Rappler Newscast | March 21, 2013

Mar 21, 2013 - 8:55 PM

Abu Sayyaf agree to release Australian Warren Rodwell US says it will stay out of Sabah issue North Korea threatens to strike US bases in Japan

Rappler Newscast | March 20, 2013

Mar 20, 2013 - 8:50 PM

South Korea suspects a cyberattack by North Korea 8 Filipinos charged in Sabah RH advocates launch Purple Vote

NFA last option for Tawi-Tawi rice traders

Mar 19, 2013 - 9:22 AM

As the conflict in Sabah drags on trade is hampered and prices of basic commodities including rice are on the rise in Tawi Tawi

Rice being sold at a store in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. RAPPLER/Karlos Manlupig

Detained Kiram soldiers may be released soon

Mar 18, 2013 - 1:29 PM

Detained in a navy base in Tawi Tawi the charges filed against them are bailable

MEDICAL ATTENTION: A PAO doctor examines a member of the Royal Sultanate Force (Photo by Carmela Fonbuena)

Rappler Newscast | March 15, 2013

Mar 15, 2013 - 8:50 PM

DOJ to file charges vs 38 Sultan Kiram followers Sen Honasan talks about missed opportunities and Pope Francis role in Argentina s Dirty War

Aquino website defaced over Sabah

Mar 14, 2013 - 1:59 AM

Anonymous Philippines criticizes the President over his handling of the Sabah conflict – on his official website

Malaysia insists: No abuses in Sabah

Mar 13, 2013 - 10:48 PM

Malaysia categorically denies allegations of human rights violations against Filipinos in Sabah

Sulu envoy to talk peace with Malaysia?

Mar 11, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Let s together resolve this issue as soon as possible the brother of the Sulu sultan tells Malaysia

SULU ENVOY. Esmail Kiram III, brother of both the Sulu sultan and the Sabah standoff leader, wants to travel to Malaysia to discuss how to end the crisis. Photo by Jerald Uy

Navy ship to fetch Pinoys in Turtle Islands

Mar 10, 2013 - 8:53 PM

BRP Sultan Kudarat will fetch 480 Filipinos and distribute supplies

Malaysia pulls out of PH boxing meet

Mar 10, 2013 - 8:13 PM

A Malaysian youth boxing team cancelled a trip to Subic due to the armed conflict in Sabah an official said

MALAYSIA-PH CONFLICT. The conflict in Sabah is spilling over into youth sports like boxing. Graphic by Bobert Elyas

Over 50 arrests in Sabah - police

Mar 08, 2013 - 5:52 PM

UPDATED The arrested include women Malaysia s federal police chief says

HIGH ALERT. Sabah's east coast is now on alert following the crackdown on the Filipinos in Lahud Datu

Rappler Newscast | March 7, 2013

Mar 07, 2013 - 8:52 PM

PH calls for release of 21 peacekeepers in Syria Malaysia rejects Kiram s ceasefire offer Sex abuse victims blacklist papal candidates

Gov't braces for mass deportation

Mar 06, 2013 - 7:40 PM

But I hope our expectations are wrong says ARMM Acting Gov Mujiv Hataman

FEELING THE IMPACT. Port workers in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Malaysia hunts missing Filipinos as more fighters join

Mar 06, 2013 - 11:11 AM

UPDATE Malaysian forces searched house to house after armed Filipino invaders apparently escaped a military assault as the MNLF warned more fighters had arrived

I HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH IT. MNLF founding chairman Nur Misuari in Davao last Sunday, March 3. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Malaysia doubts success of assault

Mar 05, 2013 - 11:04 PM

Malaysia s national police chief raises the possibility that Filipino gunmen might have slipped away

Pinoy gunmen survive Sabah raid

Mar 05, 2013 - 7:52 PM

Filipino gunmen loyal to Jamalul Kiram III say they re fine

OPERATION SUCCESFUL? An army helicopter flies in Cenderawasih near the area where the stand-off with Filipino Sulu gunmen and Malaysian security forces was taking place in Tanduao village on March 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN

Sabah an 'isolated incident' - Team PNoy

Mar 05, 2013 - 4:12 PM

Team PNoy doesn t think the Sabah conflict will hurt its chances in May

Malaysia deploys 7 army battalions

Mar 05, 2013 - 9:41 AM

Malaysiakini reports that a hospital in Lahad Datu is being prepared to receive casualties

LOCKDOWN IN SABAH. Malaysian soldiers man a security check point in Semporna, the new area where the stand-off with Sulu gunmen in Simunul village on the Malaysian island of Borneo on March 3, 2013. AFP PHOTO

Malaysia beefs up security in Sabah

Mar 04, 2013 - 1:17 PM

Malaysian PM Najib Razak is under pressure over Malaysia s worst security crisis in years

LOCKDOWN IN SABAH. Malaysian soldiers man a security check point in Semporna, the new area where the stand-off with Sulu gunmen in Simunul village on the Malaysian island of Borneo on March 3, 2013. AFP PHOTO

The forgotten problem of Sabah's halaw

Mar 04, 2013 - 12:48 PM

Their thirst for justice could take various forms and may be exploited by groups willing and able to organize a critical mass

Misuari volunteers as Sabah mediator

Mar 04, 2013 - 9:34 AM

But Malaysia has not responded to his offer he says

Nur Misuari

Sabah, Merdeka and Aquino

Mar 03, 2013 - 8:08 AM

Sabah is not just an academic or political issue It is about social networks deeply rooted in the past

Bloodshed in Sabah and the peace process

Mar 02, 2013 - 1:33 PM

The biggest mistake that government and the MILF can do in the peace process is to continue to put the Sabah issue under the rug

'Small window' to end Sabah conflict

Mar 01, 2013 - 9:47 PM

Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang concedes the standoff in Sabah is not over since Malaysian forces and the followers of the Sultan are still in the area

SULU RULER. Sultan Jamalul Kiram III told reporters on Friday, February 22 in the Taguig Blue Mosque that followers had a right to remain in Sabah because his sultanate still had sovereignty over the Malaysian state. AFP Photo/Noel Celis

Media headlines on the Sabah conflict

Mar 01, 2013 - 5:47 PM

Take a look at the Sabah conflict from the headlines of various news outlets

CONFLICTING REPORTS. The Sabah conflict has brought about confusion, as reporters struggle with conflicting accounts.

10 dead, 4 wounded in Sabah - Sultan

Mar 01, 2013 - 12:55 PM

UPDATED Malaysia however says 3 were killed including two members of its security force