Sakur Tan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sakur Tan


Sakur Tan rival Ben Loong hosts Sara Duterte, Hugpong in Sulu

Apr 26, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Will former Sulu governor Benjamin Loong unseat the Tan family? In May, he is up against Sulu kingpin Sakur Tan, a party mate of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Kidnapped policewomen in Sulu released – Albayalde

May 16, 2018 - 2:28 PM

(UPDATED) It is still unclear whether the cops were left unharmed, Albayalde says, as they haven't been debriefed regarding their experience

'RELEASED'. Police Officer 2 Benierose Alvares and Police Officer 1 Dinah Gumahad are kidnapped in Sulu. Sourced photo

Sulu vs Abu Sayyaf on beheading threat: Who will blink?

Oct 16, 2014 - 10:37 AM

Sulu officials are closely monitoring the Abu Sayyaf deadline amid a battle of resolve between the government and the notorious group

PRESSURE. The Abu Sayyaf releases this photo of one of its German hostages on Wednesday, October 15

Sulu: Firefight between rival groups

May 13, 2013 - 11:00 AM

The followers of Gov Sakur Tan and rival Abdulwahid Sadihullah exchange fire

ARMM Govs to Kiram: Think of OFWs

Mar 04, 2013 - 5:25 PM

They warn the government may not have enough resources to support possible deportees

Crisis committee formed to find missing journalist

Jun 16, 2012 - 1:34 PM

A search and rescue operation will be launched at the appropriate time

Wanted former Sulu official arrested

Jan 14, 2012 - 3:46 PM

He was implicated in failed slay attempts on Sulu Gov Sakur Tan

CAPTURED. Former Sulu official, Temogen "Cocoy" Tulawie, talks to MindaNews while in hiding in October 2010. (Photo courtesy of MindaNews)