What’s inside Kiram’s lost letter to Aquino

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What was in that letter so that Sultan Jamalul Kiram III could say that had the President paid attention to it, he and his followers would not have taken matters in their own hands?

It was lost not in translation but in the appreciation of its urgency and significance.

That is what happened to the letter sent to President Aquino in 2010 by Agbimuddin Kiram, crown prince of the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo, expressing his clan’s stand on the Philippine claim to the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah and the peace process in Muslim Mindanao.

After congratulating and expressing his clan’s support for the new Aquino administration, Agbimuddin informed Aquino about the creation of the Interim Supreme Royal Ruling Council (ISRRC) under the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo as a result of the series of consultations in Simunul, Tawi-Tawi; KM-4 Indanan, Sulu; and Kawit, Zamboanga City, on June 20, 25 and 26, 2010.

There is probably another reason why the letter got lost in Malacañang.

The letter was dated June 28, 2010, two days before Aquino took his oath as President. Technically, then, he was not yet officially the sitting President.

The letter was coursed through the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) but since Secretary Teresita Deles had not yet assumed office at the time, another officer there received the letter and it was this officer who decided it was “not urgent.”

Dismissed as such, the letter was relegated to the pile of papers deemed not needing presidential attention.

The Opapp officer who made the decision was considered an expert in Muslim affairs.

After the Sabah standoff began three weeks ago and the letter was mentioned in the early reports of the Inquirer, a source in Malacañang said the President inquired about it. Aquino was reportedly disappointed to learn that no one kept the letter or a copy of it.

The same source, who asked not to be identified, quoted the President as saying: “Next time, when a letter is addressed to me, give it to me so I can read it.”

Seeking guidance

Specifically, Agbimuddin in the letter asked for guidance from the new President on what course of action the ISRRC should take, especially involving the Sabah claim.

“With highest esteem, may we inform His Excellency that during the consultation process, we asked our supporters what action, under the guiding light of your administration, the ISRRC of the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo would take or adopt anent the Sabah issue, which became the national contract between the government of the Philippines and the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo pursuant to the filing of such claim in the United Nations against Great Britain and Malaysia in 1962,” Agbimuddin said.

Anticipating Aquino’s participation in international forums such as the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) leaders’ summit, Agbimuddin stated his clan’s position on the Sabah claim to guide the President in discussions on the issue in meetings with representatives of Malaysia.

International forums

Agbimuddin wanted Aquino to articulate two points for the clan: The special power of attorney given by the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo to the Philippine government was revoked in August 1989 for lack of political will to push forward the claim by previous administrations from the time of then President Diosdado Macapagal, and the ISRRC had been legally established instead, taking over all actions pertinent to the Sabah claim.

Agbimuddin was appointed chairman of the ISRRC by his elder brother, the sultan, in June 2010.

Ignored for five decades

Abraham Idjirani, secretary general and spokesman of the sultanate of Sulu, said the appointment of Agbimuddin as ISRRC chairman was the basis for the crown prince’s exercising “authority” over Sabah, thus the six-hour “journey back home” to Sabah on Feb. 11 (most reports date the Sabah trip to Feb. 9).

In his letter to Aquino, Agbimuddin expressed his clans’ exasperation at being ignored through five decades of the discussions of the Sabah claim.

Agbimuddin said the heirs of the sultanate suspected that vested interests in the previous administrations were behind the claim’s being denied the attention it deserved.

The letter ended with the clan’s expression of hope of seeing “a change in the treatment of the Sabah issue” under Aquino’s administration.

Agbimuddin also said any treatment of the Sabah claim must be “consistent with the laws of the Philippines” and in consideration of the sultanate’s “legal, historic rights, cultural traditions and heritage.”

First united decision

Jamalul himself wrote to the President in 2011 and in 2012. When the sultanate received no response, the Kiram brothers met in November last year and agreed to the issuance of a “royal decree” authorizing Agbimuddin’s journey home to Sabah.

Idjirani said it was the first united decision of the Kiram brothers.

“They may have argued many times on policies and actions but the sultan and his brothers were never at odds as to their stance that Sabah belongs to the sultanate of Sulu,” Idjirani said.

First posted 12:07 am | Friday, March 1st, 2013

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  • TEAM PNOY

    The main reason – OJT !

  • Mamang Pulis

    nice report ms arlyn.

  • maxbeep1

    It’s sounding like na ang patutunguhan nito ay sisi na naman sa previous admininstration.

  • PurpleDaisy13

    re: “The same source, who asked not to be identified, quoted the President as saying: “Next time, when a letter is addressed to me, give it to me so I can read it.”

    The Blame-Game and Complete Incompetence.

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      He’s not aware of the letter? Tell that to the Marines.These Moros were consistently denied Justice.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

        Racist… moros are better than you… d ok morose a… Peru marunong ka rumispeto

      • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

        Yawa ka,what’s wrong with my comment.I never racially descriminate these people.
        What’s wrong with the term Moros?

  • speaksoftlylove

    Duda ko lang daladala ni PNoy yong sulat ni Kiram noong sinumpong siya sa  Australia, hindi kaya?

    Next time Sultan Kiram, iemail mo na lang tapos copy furnished ang PDI at lahat ng subservient media para wala ng dahilan na maipunas pa kung saan saan.

  • joerizal

    Pinampunas daw ng puwet ni Arroyo yung sulat bago siya umalis ng Malakanyang.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2VLO53PRSSY76BZOWLOHJDM33M jeray

      Ang balita ko dahil .sa gutom .si noy galing .sa inuman ay kinain ….

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T4UWEQIDXLS7RQXY2DDQTV6MNE carol

      Hayan ka na naman, si GMA na naman ang tinuturo mo. may eviderncia ka ba?

      • joerizal

        Ano yung eviderncia? Lasing ka ba? Baka kinain mo yung papel pagkatapos ipampunas ng idol mo ng puwet niya.

  • simplengmamayan

    Tawa n lang ako.. gusto pa lumusot eh may follow up letter nman pala nung 2011 and 2012.. tsk tsk tsk..

  • rodben

    Sino kya ang masmatimbang sa Administration ito yong grupo ng MILF na gustong mag tayo ng sariling bansa sa loob ng Pinas o yong grupo ni Sultan Kiram na gustong ma-ibalik ang Sabah sa bansang Pinas? ISIP2 MGA AMIGO’s IN MALACANANG mas malaking yaman ito ng boung Pinoy kay sa Pera ni Macoy na para lang sa 10k not oppress Pinoy…

  • D_BystandeR

    The first letter from the Sultanate of Sulu in June 2010 sent to President Noynoy when he was still busy with the necessary intervening activities prior to his assumption to office as the newly elected President as legally mandated with the people’s popular vote of trust and confidence could be understood as having been lost or received not by the regular persons under his new administration. But the subsequent letters in 2011 and 2012 which seemed to fall on “deaf ears”were probably received by somebody but regarded it as less important to merit the attention of President Noynoy and could have just thrown it away to the trash can which is the biggest blunder if we are to look at hindsight the importance of that letter to reach the hand and attention of the President. And this has now come into full discovery when the “standoff” in Sabah began three weeks ago and is now hugging the headlines and are now hard to ignore. And this reportedly drove our good President to make himself clear to his office aides that henceforth any letter addressed to him should be given to him for him to appreciate its contents. There is a saying which says, “Better late than never!” And whatever late reaction by the President on this particular case is still of enormous importance because whatever his judgment is, it will be dealing with the lives of people whom we still consider our brother Filipinos and not only that, it will also put into focus how the P-Noy administration treats this very sensitive issue of our Sabah claim which has been put in the “back-burner” for several decades. Who knows? This issue which was just relegated to the dustbin of history by the previous administrations of several Presidents could find a lasting solution under President Noynoy whose sincerity of purpose and purity of heart is noticeably bearing the imprint of his honest and sublime desire to establish his “matuwid na daan” as his lasting legacy to the Filipino people just like his father Ninoy whose human life as a true patriot and as a martyr for his noble dreams of the Filipino people has become immortalized in the hearts of millions of his countrymen.

    • IbigMongSabihin

      Your post revealed the glaring effect of brainwashing combined with a great deal of ignorance on the meaning of PATRIOT. A patriot, my dear, is someone who have done something great for one’s country or fellowman, which ninoy aquino never did at any point of his life.
      History shows that when ninoy was still a congressman, he was the main influencial backer that facilitated the sale of Hacienda Luisita to the Cojuangcos using 100% money of the government (yes sir, not even one centavo capitalization from his in-laws. and the contract allowed the Cojuangcos not to pay back any money to the government). That action of ninoy was never for the benefit of the Philippines or its people. Ninoy’s action made him a hero to his family’s self-interest.
      Ninoy was originally in the Nacionalista Party, but the party was full of many presidentiables. Thus, ninoy decided to go to the Liberal Party to seek a presidential nomination in that party. Ninoy was therefore considered a traitor by his NP partymates, and that self-serving act of his was never a character of a patriot. Was it? 
      When Ninoy found out about the Sabah-Jabiddah case, he became obsessed of using it as a political issue for the downfall of Marcos and in effect to bolster Ninoy’s presidential ambition. Ninoy made the Jabiddah news a persisting international issue, and that was a shame and not good for the country’s Sabah claim. It was a very unpatriotic act but a big political gain for Ninoy.
      No wise person will ever consider that political speeches of Ninoy can be the basis for him to become a patriot. Those were mere political speeches of an overly ambitious politician! Yes, Ninoy was killed and his killing helped ignite a stronger protest against Marcos martial law. But it was only a CONSEQUENCE, and a consequence of an event can never make somebody a patriot. Because a patriot is measured by his deeds and action during his lifetime. For one to be a patriot, his deed and action were always favorable to his country and people like what rizal, bonifacio, malvar, luna, del pilar and others did. But Ninoy actions duirng his lifetime were all self-serving for his own political ambition and for the benefit of his family’. How can Ninoy become a patriot? So, tell the people just one action that Nnoy did during his lifetime that was not self-serving to his ambition or family interest. Can you cite one?

      • ben

        It totally agree with you. I have listen and read most of the political speeches of Ninoy and the senators durying his time I found out that Ninoy speeches were actually all self-serving wiith no sign of a patriot. When he return from his self exile he was 100% sure that he will be the next president not knowing that he’ll be assasinated not by marcos but by other equally opportunistic people. One of the speeches of Ninoy during his senatorial campaigne of which I was one of the listeners coz of I was infront of him at the Sto. Nino Plaza, I was astounded when he said that “I still totally disagree the building or the construction of the San Juanico Bridge. Instead we can use the money for another project for the development of our people”. But look what the San Juanico Bridge have done to our economy, it’s a milestone done by the late President  Marcos. I hate Marcos when he proclaimed Martial Law coz it is a curtailment of of freedom and aspiration.

  • http://www.facebook.com/estee.muri Estee Muri

    Iyon pala Eh !. Ngayon , those who said that the Sultanate of Sulu  had sour grape  for not being included  in the Negotiation between MILF and the Philippine government  CAN NOT   say  anymore  . Matagal na pala itong sulat na ito  long before  the plan to negotiate with the MILF.
    Now this government of Aquino should  focus on the claims  by the Sultanate of Sulu. By the action of the Sultanate of Sulu, he is inviting the Philippine government  as pat of the solution.
    There should be action by Aquino, NOW NA !

  • XY ZEE

    As usual, kasalanan ni Gloria uli ito.

  • speaksoftlylove

    Tiyak may personal copy si Agbimuddin ng “lost letter” at maaring may kopya rin mismo ang author otherwise paano niya malalaman ang nilalaman ng sulat?

    Why don’t you just publish the letter of Agbimmuddin with his consent, Arlyn dela Cruz, para naman hindi ma “confused” si PNoy at tumigil sa kakaalibi na di niya tinanggap?

  • jan_piter

    Tama si “simplengmamayan” 2 naman pala ang follow-up letter, saka kailan kaya sinabi ni Pnoy ibigay sa kanya para basahin” The best blog naman ang kay “spitfire”. Sa situation ng CLAN ang no.1 na kakampi at makakatulong sa kanila media, di lang local kungdi international or at least yung binabasa palagi ng UN.He, he, he, Pnoy suggestion, i-trabaho nyo na lang ang fair & just lease, tyak millions of dollar ang amount. Pakilagay na lang sa isang provision sa agreement kung ilang percentage ang mapunta sa National Treasury, para sa kapakanan ng taong bayan or national poverty alleviation. tiyak pag pera na ang pag-usapan marami ng politikong tutulong. PERO HUWAG NA HUWAG NYONG GAWING PANG DAG-DAG SA PORK BAREL NG MGA MAGNANAKAW DYAN SA ATIN, NA KUNG TAWAGIN SENATORS AT CONGRESSMEN, KASI NAKALAGAY SA PROPHESY NI NUSTRADAMOS MAPUPUGUTAN CLA NG ULO NG TAONG BAYAN..HA! HA! HA!

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Pag sa Nat’l Treasury yan mapunta,pag fiestahan ng mga politico all year round.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    KAWAWA SI SULTAN TINALIKURAN SIYA NI PRESIDENTE READY TO DIE SULTAN HIS LIKE NINOY IBINULGAR SI MARCOS KAYA DI NAPUNTA SA KAMAY ANG SABAH SA MGA KAPATID NA MUSLIM TRAYDOR PILIPINO! KALBO

    • IbigMongSabihin

      Science already confirmed that one’s genetic make-up is a big influence to one’s decision-making.
       
      Now, consider the congressional records of a certain Sen Sumulong, whose grandson is now Pres Noynoy. Sen Sumulng made a speech in congress trying to convince his fellow senators to pass a resolution that sabah belongs to malaysia and therefore the Philippines would no longer pursue the sabah claim.. it was Sen Jovito Salonga who then delivered a response speech to destroy all the pro-malaysian points raised by Sen Sumulong. Salonga cautioned the phil congress not to be blinded  by “traitors”. .. And it is another historical record that a government official Ninoy -1, the father of Ninoy and grandpa of Noynoy, sided with the Japanese during WW2, and even retreated to Japan with the Japanese forces, but he was returned to the Philippines and was jailed for being a  traitor to his own country…
      Bot maternal and paternal grandpas were traitors to the Philippines, yet look who is in Malacanang.

      • akongednamzug

        Paano naging grandson ni Sen. Sumulong si Noynoy? 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/H4LMK4OZR5YRG3KTMPKVAIECJA Ben

    The letter was coursed through the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp)…another officer there received the letter and it was this officer who decided it was “not urgent…The Opapp officer who made the decision was considered an “expert in Muslim affairs”.

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

    Galing mag palusot si Pnoy at very consistent ang action ng Malacanang: Delete File.

  • JasonBieber

    Really? Is President Aquino trying to find another excuse for losing the letter or will he find another way to blame GMA?

    it’s a bit cheap that the excuse being used is ‘oops, i lost it’…he might as well have said ‘oops the dog ate it.’

    First off, don’t ignore the issue and these people who have a serious claim and second off, at least come up with a better excuse.

    • IbigMongSabihin

      Malacanang already released a news report a few days ago that there is a possibility that people like GMA is the financer and instigator of the Sabah trip of the Kirams.  I do not believe this possibility, but the news involving GMA may be directed only to those Pilipinos na maliliit ang ulo na siyang support base ng Presidente Noynoy. I

      • doncleo

         Ayaw ko kay GMA na magnanakaw pero ok lang na suportahan nya itong mga Kiram..maski sino tumulong dapat welcome…huwag na haluan pa ng pulitika.

  • epal_ako

    omg.. pansin ko sakit na yan ng mga aquinos… pinipili lang nila ang pinapaboran nila… look at kris aquino… she sneers at people kapag hindi nya feel (lalo na pag baduy at dugyot)… sabi ng iba it’s better daw kesa makipagplastikan… si PNoy naman may KKK and he finds a way to get people na hindi nya feel out of his life… ok nga lang sana kung sa showbusiness lang but his brother is in the government service so every filipino deserves his equal attention regardless of religion, affiliation, and standard of living… (parang hindi related sa article ang comment ko noh wahahaha)

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Consistent mga Politico except Marcos.Sadyang pinabayaan mga Moros na yan.
      I’m no longer a Marcos fan.Kala mo if malinis yang sisteraka mo,nag antibiotic naman at nag pa palit palit ng team mate.

  • guest

    The sovereignty of Sabah was decided by the Europeans which can be challenged now in international court because China is supporting the Philippines claim in this cause based on the comments of 50 cent army.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/V24R57YNPGRY4EODFPWAAXYHLA Manuel

    Forget the weak Phil. government. To the 100 “battle tested”, combined mercenary-special forces- MILF trained suicidal tausogs… get ready to be deployed all over Malaysia and paint all cities, towns villages RED !!!!  Sabah belongs to the Sultan and the tausogs!
    BACK OFF MALAYSIA !!!
     

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Pader na ang Malaysia when it comes to Military hardware and Army strength.The only advantage of Moros is their warfare skill and resiliency in long term combat.Sadly those distinct qualities were negated by the banditry operation of some deviant groups.
      Bloody Fight is unwise at this stage because things won’t be settled on even battle ground.

    • LAMBFORGOVERNOR

      here stands a coward who calls for war but does not volunteer… 

      • doncleo

         Bwah! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha!…nadale mo!

  • IbigMongSabihin

    Granting na hindi sinungaling itong si Noynoy Aquino at nawala nga ang letter nina Kiram na isinulat noong 2010, ayon sa reporter na nag conduct nitong investigative news report “Jamalul himself wrote to the President in 2011 and in 2012″.
    Talagang walang ginawang pagpapahalaga sa Kiran letter ang batang-isip na presidente.   

  • bogli_anakdami

    according to my malakanyang tsismoso, ginawang pandewang/toilet paper ni prez gung gong akin’o yung letter…

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

    Isn’t it possible to publish the Kirams Letter to Pnoy thru this column?

    • speaksoftlylove

       If it is not possible. I would advise any of the relatives of Agbimuddin to join this forum and post those letters themselves. Magpipyesta ang mga bloggers dito sa kakacomment at tiyak mababasa ni PNoy dahil nagpopost din yang kumag sa PDI paminsanminsan kapag pagod na sa kakalaro ng PSP.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/M3LQ4MUAU3Z36MIQGIGSOKBCQE Rosauro

    Three (3) letters, one each in 2010, 2011 & 2012.

    Walang nabasa.

    Next time, when a letter is addressed to me, give it to the janitor, so he can read it for me, ha?

    • puza65

      may bumasa noon mga alipores nya at dahil di sila interesado tinapon na lang…dahil wala sila kikitain dyan..

  • geojewel

    Thanks for that informative column by Ms. Arlyn de La Cruz. Support the Claim for Sabah!

    • puza65

      ayon sa pagkakaalam ko mayrally sa March 9…

  • Roy Batty

    “Next time, when a letter is addressed to me, give it to me so I can read it.” – PNoy

    Dapat kasi next time pag urgent yun letter paki convert niyo naman sa PDF, tapos i-save niyo sa Memory Card saka ninyo ipasa sa OPPAP.

    Please take note mga children, kelangan yun memory card ninyo ay Sony PSP Memory Card ha.

    Mas madali mag-study ang presidente pag nasa PSP niya. BOOOOM!!!!

  • The Lighthouse

    Three letters, no response. Tsk tsk tsk…

  • LAMBFORGOVERNOR

    Easy to sign a death sentence… for others.  The Sultan should go there and put his life on the line.  Lead from the front line general.. not behind.  That is the mark of great leaders.

    • bogli_anakdami

      ano ka sinuswerte?

      da muklo sultan de gung gong is enjoying his harem in his mansion at taguig, rizal…

      • LAMBFORGOVERNOR

        haha. i think i agree with you.. but i only speak/read/understand english at this time…

    • Komen To

      Mark of a dumb. When did you see a president leading his group of soldiers in a war, in present times? You’ve been watching too many superheroes movies

      • LAMBFORGOVERNOR

        surely you jest that the sultan of sulu is a president of a first world country.. this place hardly qualifies for even third world status…

  • PurpleDaisy13

    It should be in the interest of the Sultan of Sulu and his followers to post copies of all three (3) letters (2010,2011,2012) online, on YouTube, and through the Global Media, that were sent to the Philippine Administration but were completely ignored.

    If the Philippine Administration refuses to read the letters, the global audience would be more than interested to read it to help understand what led to this major event.

    • doncleo

       You are right Purple Daisy..I-PUBLISH NYO! I-PUBLISH NYO! I-PUBLISH NYO! I-PUBLISH NYOOOO!!!!!

  • IbigMongSabihin

    Ms. Arlyn de La Cruz, ang tapang mo mag publish ng news na ito!

  • Komen To

    “Jamalul himself wrote to the President in 2011 and in 2012. When the sultanate received no response, the Kiram brothers met in November last year and agreed to the issuance of a “royal decree” authorizing Agbimuddin’s journey home to Sabah.”

    If the initial letter sent was lost by previous administration’s palace officer, (which should be fired), the succeeding letters should have reached PNoy. it’s sad that this thing happened when it could have been avoided. Now who in the present admin kept the letters in 2011 and 2012? That person needs to explain a lot, if not be fired as well.

    I hope we can read those letters online someday

    • doncleo

      ang alam ko my “RECEIVED” copy naman kung natanggap talaga..ang dali naman malaman nyan.napaka-elementary ng isyu…bakit ba parang naging tanga at bobo  na ang lahat?

  • louie

    the sultan and his followers may have done something illegal and detrimental to the relationship of Philippines and Malaysia but if the govt really wants to bring the sultanate followers home, announcing that there will be cases filed against them is not the way. They are our people. In the first place, the admin was the one who neglected their aspiration of getting Sabah back. As I see it, the govt is not easing the tension down.

    • motorcyclemama

      Tama. Parang ganito lang yan.

      PNoy: Ano ba naman dyaskeng bata ka ang ginagawa mo dyan sa kapitbahay? Umuwi ka na dito!

      Sultan: Eh babawiin ko na ang ipinahiram kong laruan eh.

      PNoy: Eh basta! Umuwi ka na at nag mapalo ka! Talagang makakatikim ka ng palo!

      Sultan: Di mo naman kasi pinapansin ang sinasabi ko eh. Ano ba ang meron at parang takot po yatang kayong bawiin ko ang laruan ko?

      PNoy: U – M – U – WI   KA    NA! Dyaskeng bata ka! Gigil na gigil na kong mapalo ka!

  • jan lim

    i think the letter was not lost, it was either filed by ACOPP in their ignore list, or was forwarded to the Office of the President to be ignored again. why because the Malaysian are brokering a peace agreement between the government and the MNLF. at ito ang legacy na gustong nyang iwan bago sya bumaba, syempre, kailangan nyang pumanig sa mga malaysians at isang tabi ang pag claim sa sabah.

    malinaw naman na ang north borneo ay pag-aari ng sultan ng sulu, karapat-dapat lamang na kunin ulit ito ng natitirang pamilya ng sultan o kaya’y ipa-upa sa malaysia sa tamang halaga, hindi sa halagang $1,500 annually.
     

    • motorcyclemama

       Dapat ang ignore list dun lang sa mga may sayad. Ang sultan ng sulu wala namang sayad yun.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/276L22SZM5ZUQGV24IL4ZEF6UA Edward

      tama ka…malabong nawala ung sulat..kc alam nmn natin pag nakipag transact tau sa mga opisina ng pamahalaan tinatatakan yan na recieved tpos nakalagay may date at time tpos may initial signature ng nag receive…khit saan kau pupuntang opisina sa gobyerno halimbawa, complaint nga lng sa DTI Consumer Desk procedural lhat file copy etc…sulat to the BIR, business licensing offc, NTC etc. lahat naka file at may tatak recieved, time at hour at person initial signature…

    • MDLANHAM

      Wish ko lang na kapag natapos na ang gulong ito na ginawa nila Kiram ay mailathala ng media ang original letter nila sa Phil government.

  • jan lim

     is it illegal to claim what is rightfully yours? history will tell us that the north borneo is owned by the sultan of sulu, and as heirs it is within his rights. up to now the Malaysian are paying the family $1,500 annually as payment for their lease. paying lease is one way of recognizing it rightful owner.

  • kabayandinako

    Bahag na ba buntot mo Pinoy at sobra ang takot mo sa Malaysia?” Atin ang Sabah kaya gawan mo ng paraang mapabalik sa atin yan. Sa kapwa mo Pinoy ka lang yata matapang kunwari eh.

    • motorcyclemama

       If you can read my previous posts, I always supported the president. But I am really disappointed on how he handled this one.

      Parang isang magulang na imbes na ipaglaban ang anak dahil nagrereklamong ninakaw ang laruan at kinukuha ito, pinagbantaan pa at tinakot na papaluin pag umuwi ito. Kung ikaw ang batang iyon, uuwi ka kaya? Di kaya lalong sasama ang loob mo dun?

  • BatangSingapore

    dami dahilan ni abnoy samantalang malinaw na umaayon ang malaysia sa sultan kaya hindi nila ito malusob.  samantala ang lahing traydor ni abnoy ang siyang humihila pababa sa mga filipino.

    • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

      Harris suggests RM200m formula

      “I appeal to the Federal Government to consider settling once and for all the issue of the claim and the yearly payment to the Sultan of Sulu,” he said in a statement, here, Wednesday.Kota Kinabalu: Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh has proposed that the Malaysian Government permanently settle the long-standing issue raised by the Sultan of Sulu by way of a lump-sum compensation payment of RM200 million.
      He said the suggested amount of RM200 million was merely equivalent to the monthly expenses for the armed forces to control Sabah’s coastline.
      Towards this end, Harris said he had written to Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein that RM50 million is to be allocated from the RM200 million direct to the Sulu Sultan’s descendants while the balance for the development of a Felda-style settlement scheme in Mindanao.
      “This will benefit both the heirs of the sultan as well as the people of Mindanao,” he said, adding that the Malaysian Government should deal directly with the Sultan of Sulu rather than talking to leaders of the intruders at Lahad Datu.
      He said any confrontation of arms would definitely cause casualties on both sides. “It can be expected that Malaysian security forces will come out with flying colours. But the scars will remain forever, just like other countries such as Northern Ireland, Spain and many others.
      “These unsatisfied issues will remain and crop up from time to time.
      Therefore, it is in our interest, in particular Sabah, to have friendly neighbours,” he said.
      Harris said Malaysia must acknowledge that no matter what, it was impossible to control every part or metre of Sabah over a 1,000km coastline right from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu.
      “Thus, it is important these issues be settled amicably once for all and be friends among the Malay stock countries.
      Everything will then be running smoothly in the Asean countries to move forward to become a developed Asia.
      China has already led the way.
      “The issue on who and who are Sabahans or for that matter Malaysian, does not arise anymore.
      All those citizenship with legally issued Identity Card are a fait accompli issue.
      “Surely it is not the intention to trace the original Sabahans, who are reportedly only the descendants of Murut and Rungus.
      The rest – the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians and others – were descendants of immigrants a few hundred years ago,” he said.
      People are free to go anywhere they like since it is expected that in the next 50 to 100 years from now there would be no more borders among the countries.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      pag gusto, gusto, pag ayaw maraming dahilan ika nga……….

  • Rovingmoron

    The advent of Facebook and text messages will make it much easier and faster for anyone to inform the President anything under the sun, without passing through the people around P-Noy. Well, the best way to settle the claim on Sabah (North Borneo) is either through the International Court of Justice or the United Nations. And not through armed struggle.

    • doncleo

       history shows that without armed struggle the UN or ICJ will not act on the problem..one should create an atmosphere of urgency ( like an act of aggression or invasion) for these organizations to lend interest to your case..tama ang ginagawa ng Sultanate.

  • Nimrod Suaez

    Perhaps the solution to what ails  this administration is for the student council to resign before the Philippines faces armed hostilities with China and Malaysia……..

  • freeview

    Luneta incident hindi na handle maigi maski siya msmo andun…..yan pang sabah issue…susmaryaCarey

  • bgcorg

     Malaysia should not do something stupid against their Malay brothers and Muslim Filipinos who are only asserting their long ignored rights over the territory of Sabah.  On the other hand, technicalities and administrative lapses should be no hindrance at this time to help the Sultanate of Sulu, pursuant to the Constitution.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WT5ZX5O7ZBC6Z3LXFA4UIQZC3I emajega

      Filipinos were not from Malay race, we came from austronesian migration

      • IbigMongSabihin

        the last migrants to the philippines came from malaya (malaysia now). that is why, rizal is known as the greatest man the “malayan race” has produced. prior to malayans, indonesians migrated and settled mostly in mindanao and southern visayas areas. that is why many indoneisan words are found in southern dialects. 
        for a number of centuries now, the pilipinos are known as of the “malayan race”.  

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/276L22SZM5ZUQGV24IL4ZEF6UA Edward

        you have the correct sense of history…kudos. dre…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

        the malays are also of Austronesian………….

  • crispinbasilio

    Mga Kabayan. Ang income ng Sabah is $75billion. Ang
    OFW remittances ay ???  Sa ganyang income pupunta pa kaya ang mga Pilipino
    at mag trabaho sa labas kung ganyan din lang ang income ng kanilang bansa??
     Maraming magawa nitong pera na ito. Hindi lng ito makatulong sa pagunlad
    ng buong Pilipinas kundi sa mga brothers nating Muslim sa Mindanao at Sabah!
    Imbes na yung mga DH natin pumunta ng Malaysia para maglinis ng mga pw…..t ng
    Malaysiano ang mga  Malaysiano naman ang maglinis ng pw…….t natin! Kaya
    nga walang foresight at mahina na presidente itong nakaupo ngayon! paano pa
    kaya kung si Roxas o si Binay? Kawawang Pilipinas linuluto sa sariling mantika! 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      At least si VP Binay, me stand siya ukol saSABAH issue……..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5STEU22AD7YRHQSB6RE56ZDSYA J

    Ang mga Kiram ay Pilipino din at humihiling ng tulong (50 years na nagmamakaawa) upang makamit nila ang matagal na ipinaglalaban makuha ang Sabah. Ang nailahad ng news article na ito ay ang Sulu Sultanate ay buhay at meron silang proceso na sinusunod. Ang mga sulat na ipinadala ay ibidensiya na sumusunod sila sa batas ng Pilipinas at hindi isinisantabi ang kapangyarihan nito.

    Mga katanungan: 

    1. Bakit marami ang bingi sa govt ukol sa issue ng Sabah claim?

    2. Hindi ba ang mga Kiram ay ‘Boss’ din at kailangan marinig ang kanilang daing?

    3. Hindi ba Pilipino din ang mga Kiram at kailangan din silang tulungan?

    4. Hindi ba makatarungan din na maibalik ang Sabah na pag-aari ng isang Pilipino?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

    Excuses…di daw nabasa. Kitang-kita naman naming lahat unang reaction ng president. Pina-pauwi at binu-bully ang kapwa niya Pinoy (uwi na daw at nagpadala ba ng barko/sundo as a sign of weakness –  a very disgusting move). I really felt betrayed as Filipino. So kahit nabasa pa ni Noynoy un di niya talaga pinansin. Ayan binu-bully na naman/escapegoat Opapp (kapwa pinoy). Hacienda Luisita pa lang wala na talaga respect sa kapwa niya Pinoy. Wala ka bang konsensya? Di po kami tanga kunting respect naman.

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    There is your answer PNoy on who is behind the stand-off……. YOU, LOL.

    While it would have been convenient to use OPAPP people as your scapegoat it just might not fly because you also ignored the succeeding letter from the Sultan himself.

    3 years is quite long enough to lose one’s patience so enough of looking at what is happening to be a political ploy against you. Besides the Sabah issue is way bigger than you and if you really want to sue the Sultanate you might as well try and see how you can also be held liable, hehehe.

  • http://twitter.com/Olibo2 Olibo

    Pnoy should fire this inefficient officer or secretary for being negligent. They made this president another leader who is out of touch to one of important issues of the country. What more if an ordinary citizen posted a letter to Office of the President, it will go straight to the garbage bin. 
       Buti pa si GMA ayon sa kanyang SONA, mga bangkang papel lang nakarating sa Malakanyang ng pinaagos ng mga bata sa ilog Pasig.(Joke only, we know it was scripted)

    • maypakialamtayo

      asa kapang sisipain niya? yung na-vi-video cam nga ipinagtatanggol pa (llamas) yung matapobreng si mislang nandyan pa, basta kkk may immunity yan.

  • m1600

    MNLF to support sultanate of Sulu in Malaysia in case there is a shooting war? How about Simeo?n ofcourse his satatement is to arrest the royal army when they are back in Sulu again Simeon donot know what he is doing.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      He may arrest them, but remember, he have 3 years remaining as president, nawa nga eh walang hahabol sa kanya pag di na siya        president tulad ng nangyayaring  paghahabol kay dating pang. GMA………….

  • doodzie

    ang alam lang basahin ni PNOY ung script na lumalabas sa screen nya pag me speech sya .. dummy president lang naman yan .. we all know na wala naman IQ ang presidente natin .. nanalo lang ya dahil sa nanay nya

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

      Mas fit na mamuno ang Sultan based sa mga past and current situation.
      Madaming handang mamatay para sa kanya at mahal siya ng family niya and it shows A LOT what kind of man/leader he is.

      Ang president natin wala man lang nagmamahal so I think may problem sa kanya mismo. Di ko siya kilala pero it’s easy to see  na walang bayag, name-conscious, mapang-api/walang respeto sa kapwa pinoy at di makabayan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/74DX67S5U6H557SPUXS5XZ6QJI Alisto Juan

    Ayaw ng Governo na makuha ng Sultanate ang Sabah kasi baka matulad sa Brunei na maging isang Bansa at kasing yaman sa Brunei. Ayaw nilang maging Bilyonario ang mga Kiram katulad ng mga Bolkiah. Gusto ng nakaupo sa Malakanang na sila lang ang tumatangap ng Padjak galing sa Malasyian Intelligence Office. . Sisiw lang yan Tongpats o Padulas na pera sa income ng Malaysia mula sa Sabah. .

  • Matambaka

    Busy pa kasi noon ang student Council kaya napabayaan…

  • isidro c. valencia

    Sana malaman ni P-Noy na ang dami daming letters ng mga concerned Filipinos not only in Sabah case but also in other urgent cases, na di nakakarating sa kanya. May “cordon sanitaire.”
    Kaya nga ako takot na takot ipadala ang sulat ko tungkol sa CORY PROGRAM, designed to help alleviate the poor farmers, kasi haharangin. Sa Department of Agriculture lang HARANG NA.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

      I feel sorry for so many people na nagtiwala at madami idea pero walang nakikinig.
      Cguro sa mga susunod na elections piliin na natin ung mga madaming nagawa/contributions para ma-outcast na ung mga tamad at walang pagmamahal sa kapwa at bayan. Repeat this cycle and we’ll see good politicians being more disciplined & concious of doing their job properly.

  • http://www.facebook.com/cors.guiao Cors Guiao

    Then Pinoy should really be very understanding on this issue. But he is sounding arrogant and using the machineries of the govt, like the DOJ, PNP, to threaten the sultan and his followers.Who will go back home knowing that they will be arrested?

  • broleo44

    We understand the consequence of the lost letter. But WHY the President seem to appear to be very afraid of Malaysia and appearing exasperated with Kiram and co. – escape the understanding of most Filipinos……… Hindi naman niya kailangang takotin ang mga Pinoy doon at dito because of what he says bloodshed………. Pwede naman niyang ipakita na kahit paano ay may malasakit siya sa  kanila. Halimbawa’y hayaan na lang silang domoon on the condition that they will deposit their arms to the Ph emissary of embasy. Kung hindi man sila sumunod e at least naipakita niyang meron din siyang malasakit sa kanila to that extent……… O kaya’y i-fast forward niya ang pag-define sa Ph administration’s position in the issue while asking for more time from Malaysia………… O kaya’y gamitin na lang ang pagkakataong ito to assert the long standing claim of PH to the Sabah. Pero hindi niya ito kino-consider. Bakit kaya??

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      That what friends are for, from ninoy & tunku Ibrahim & co then noynoy to najib razak & co…………mas matimbang ang pagkakaibigan, eh friends niya ba si Sultan?  

  • maypakialamtayo

    malakanyang to Sultan Jamalul Kiram III: bahala na kayo dyan wala na talaga kaming magagawa, ginawa na namin lahat, ANO GINAWA NYO<, BANTAAN NA IPAPAKULONG?, SILIPIN KUNG MAY NALABAG NA BATAS? IPASUSUNDO SA NAVY AY ISANG MALAKING KADUWAGAN, IWALA YUNG SULAT SA INYO AY ISANG MALAKING KATANGAHAN, matapang ka lang sa mga kalaban mo sa politika, kung nabubuhay siguro ang tatay mo, nabatukan kana.

  • maypakialamtayo

    paghakot sa mga relief goods ng mga nagugutom na mamamayan na biktima ng kalamidad sa davao, sabi ng malakanyang may nag-uudyuk daw, pagbawi sa sabah ng tunay na may-ari na sultante ng sulu, may naguudyuk din daw, ang hilig nyo kasing manood ng tele-nobela dyan sa malakanyang eh!

    • Matambaka

       Walang kwenta nga ang intel  eh…

      Kahit di  sa simplemg pag iisip…

      “HINDI NATIN MAPIGIL ANG ATING MAMAMAYAN KUNG WALANG LAMAN ANG KANILANG TIYAN”!!!

      May nang udyok daw…. weh…

  • Matambaka

     from malaysian news: wwwDOTDailyexpressDOTcomDOTmy

    Kota Kinabalu:
    Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh has
    proposed that the Malaysian Government permanently settle the
    long-standing issue raised by the Sultan of Sulu by way of a lump-sum
    compensation payment of RM200 million.

    =========
    RM200 Million is almost 2.6 Billyon Pesos lang ang buong sabah? Malaysia is profiting from OIL alone almost $70 Billion a year! for several decades…

     

    • Ari Putan

      Its an admission that Sabah don’t belong to them……
      But for the money, its chicken….gigisahin ang Sultanate sa sariling mantika….Better to return to Sultanate the sovereignty.

      • Matambaka

        Thats TRUE…RM200,000,000 for a Sabah which they have profited $70 Billion a year on OIL ALONE?

        BUt a nice message anyway….this former Chief Minister strengthens our Claims…

  • robert franklin

    kiram and your pirate clan, the sort of people who are kidnappers, pirates, murderes, terrorists. so long as you and your pirates clan are terrorists, nobody will pay attention to you. you people have been cursed by the the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.

    • Matambaka

       from malaysian news: wwwDOTDailyexpressDOTcomDOTmy

      Kota Kinabalu:
      Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh has
      proposed that the Malaysian Government permanently settle the
      long-standing issue raised by the Sultan of Sulu by way of a lump-sum
      compensation payment of RM200 million.

      =========
      RM200 Million is almost 2.6 Billyon Pesos lang ang buong sabah? Malaysia is profiting from OIL alone almost $70 Billion a year! for several decades…

       =====================

      Oh, why your Malaysian government are requested by this former Chief Minister? So, even them recognized our claim no question with that..

      BUT,

      @google-69b7ae733df6ba00a1c45c828e19b922:disqus ..You are a joke, you are an “evidence” as a product of your states controlled media.

      • Ari Putan

        China will bid 1Trillion USD….
        2Trillion including Spratley….

      • Matambaka

         Its exciting…

        BUT Please keep China Out hehe

    • Andres Bonifacio

      Read Matambaka’s post below and stop rumor-mongering and calling kiram and his people names. Its clear in the news report that even your former Chief minister recognized them as the true owners of Sabah. DON’T BE AN  A S S H O L E !!!

      • Matambaka

         @google-4f60cc10706ad170b4c1709e21ce09f3:disqus  thnx..haha inuulit ulit ko talaga yan post for any Malaysians on this forum. When they read that news, it crumbles our MAlaysians friend’s argument.

        Even their former Chief Minister strengthens our claims.

         

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D3LDMMAKC6UDQLDVFP2DGSJBXY Jezzrel

      And you? At least the heirs were not land grabber like your patron. BTW, they may be the same TAUSUG tribe but the ROYAL SULU ARMY & ASG are fighting for what is right for them. The ROYAL SULU ARMY are not PIRATES…. some of our southern bothers may have resorted to ‘piracy’ during the 1600 but are they really pirates? 

    • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

      Harris suggests RM200m formula

      “I appeal to the Federal Government to consider settling once and for all the issue of the claim and the yearly payment to the Sultan of Sulu,” he said in a statement, here, Wednesday.Kota Kinabalu: Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh has proposed that the Malaysian Government permanently settle the long-standing issue raised by the Sultan of Sulu by way of a lump-sum compensation payment of RM200 million.
      He said the suggested amount of RM200 million was merely equivalent to the monthly expenses for the armed forces to control Sabah’s coastline.
      Towards this end, Harris said he had written to Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein that RM50 million is to be allocated from the RM200 million direct to the Sulu Sultan’s descendants while the balance for the development of a Felda-style settlement scheme in Mindanao.
      “This will benefit both the heirs of the sultan as well as the people of Mindanao,” he said, adding that the Malaysian Government should deal directly with the Sultan of Sulu rather than talking to leaders of the intruders at Lahad Datu.
      He said any confrontation of arms would definitely cause casualties on both sides. “It can be expected that Malaysian security forces will come out with flying colours. But the scars will remain forever, just like other countries such as Northern Ireland, Spain and many others.
      “These unsatisfied issues will remain and crop up from time to time.
      Therefore, it is in our interest, in particular Sabah, to have friendly neighbours,” he said.
      Harris said Malaysia must acknowledge that no matter what, it was impossible to control every part or metre of Sabah over a 1,000km coastline right from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu.
      “Thus, it is important these issues be settled amicably once for all and be friends among the Malay stock countries.
      Everything will then be running smoothly in the Asean countries to move forward to become a developed Asia.
      China has already led the way.
      “The issue on who and who are Sabahans or for that matter Malaysian, does not arise anymore.
      All those citizenship with legally issued Identity Card are a fait accompli issue.
      “Surely it is not the intention to trace the original Sabahans, who are reportedly only the descendants of Murut and Rungus.
      The rest – the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians and others – were descendants of immigrants a few hundred years ago,” he said.
      People are free to go anywhere they like since it is expected that in the next 50 to 100 years from now there would be no more borders among the countries.

      • Matambaka

        lol..nice post @google-fc9e6c45ef29167da6a1724d894870b3:disqus  ayos!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D7SCP6VWAKPLCZHNTIVPQRC6LY Gibo

       Not all Tausugs are the same robert franklin. The Sultanate of Sulu has distanced themselves from the armed rebellion in Southern Philippines since it was started. You will never here a Sultanate involving in fighting the Philippine Govt.

  • maypakialamtayo

    Ms. Arlyn dela Cruz, paki interview nga po ang mga senetoriables lalo na yung mga malalapit kay pnoy at yung malalapit kay binay kung anong stand nila dito sa sabah issue? please po.isa palang po ang narinig ko si JV syempre kampi sya sa sultanate of sulu.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

      Yea maganda un pero i think lahat-lahat ng candidates interview para fair. Panahon ng kampanya so dapat pag-usapan ung mga issues na ganito. Abangan namin. Cheers.

  • Mamang Pulis

    mapapanis lahat mga yan—parang ketong na lalayuan ng mga yan ang issue ng sabah

  • RomyLitz

    Penoy’s advisers should be replaced in whole for being short sighted in giving threats to Kirams instead of helping their claim on Sabah. Time for Malaysian people to kick out or jail their arrogant and murderous leaders like Mahathir and Najib.

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    Harris suggests Sultan Kiram North Borneo Sabah  RM200 millions formula

    “I appeal to the Federal Government to consider settling once and for all the issue of the claim and the yearly payment to the Sultan of Sulu,” he said in a statement, here, Wednesday.Kota Kinabalu: Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh has proposed that the Malaysian Government permanently settle the long-standing issue raised by the Sultan of Sulu by way of a lump-sum compensation payment of RM200 million.
    He said the suggested amount of RM200 million was merely equivalent to the monthly expenses for the armed forces to control Sabah’s coastline.
    Towards this end, Harris said he had written to Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein that RM50 million is to be allocated from the RM200 million direct to the Sulu Sultan’s descendants while the balance for the development of a Felda-style settlement scheme in Mindanao.
    “This will benefit both the heirs of the sultan as well as the people of Mindanao,” he said, adding that the Malaysian Government should deal directly with the Sultan of Sulu rather than talking to leaders of the intruders at Lahad Datu.
    He said any confrontation of arms would definitely cause casualties on both sides. “It can be expected that Malaysian security forces will come out with flying colours. But the scars will remain forever, just like other countries such as Northern Ireland, Spain and many others.
    “These unsatisfied issues will remain and crop up from time to time.
    Therefore, it is in our interest, in particular Sabah, to have friendly neighbours,” he said.
    Harris said Malaysia must acknowledge that no matter what, it was impossible to control every part or metre of Sabah over a 1,000km coastline right from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu.
    “Thus, it is important these issues be settled amicably once for all and be friends among the Malay stock countries.
    Everything will then be running smoothly in the Asean countries to move forward to become a developed Asia.
    China has already led the way.
    “The issue on who and who are Sabahans or for that matter Malaysian, does not arise anymore.
    All those citizenship with legally issued Identity Card are a fait accompli issue.
    “Surely it is not the intention to trace the original Sabahans, who are reportedly only the descendants of Murut and Rungus.
    The rest – the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians and others – were descendants of immigrants a few hundred years ago,” he said.
    People are free to go anywhere they like since it is expected that in the next 50 to 100 years from now there would be no more borders among the countries.

    • Matambaka

       Thanks for posting. Our Malaysians friends are  vanishing in SHAME!  even their former Chief Minister strengthens our claims.

      • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

        korek  MALAYSIAN GOVT PAY UP NOW – BOW TO SULTAN KIRAM

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/IY7ISACBX4HONCRK77BXZXL62M Johnny

      Wise not to take the RM200 million or ano pa mang amount to buy out Sabah.Sultan kung mahal mo buhay mo at mga taong nagmamahal sa yo don’t take the money.You won’t live the next day. Madami masamang loob sa atin at madami nasa taas pa.Keep it rented pero mas mataas na halaga or stay there if you want and develop it yourself. Good for long term.

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    MALAYSIAN YOU BETTER NOT DARE ATTACK THE LANDLORD CROWN PRINCE RAJAH KIRAM OR ELSE A CIVIL WAR WILL ERUPT IN   NORTH BORNEO SABAH

    • Matambaka

       Malaysia is very careful in handling in this issue. They are already soft  and even giving in to our request to extend ultimatum until  no specific date…(mapapahiya lang kasi sila)

      As Mon Tulfos column headline….Its Malaysias Wise decission NOT to Attack…

      NOW, They have to talk and comes out with a FAIR DEAL  or AGREEMENT…

      • robert franklin

        no deal with kiram and his pirates clan terrorists!

      • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

        robert says no deal  hahahaha lets see who will blink and loss more the malaysian or the sultan kiram  — sultan kiram is nothing to lose – the malaysian have more to loss when they start attacking the crown prince kiram — hahaha i predict the malaysian govt will BOW DOWN to SULTAN KIRAM Demand

      • Matambaka

          Malaysia is in the LOSING END if they attack our  Muslim and Christian Brother!

        ==== Possible Malaysian  Losses:

        1. How much a Malaysian Oil Rig cost? Our Tausug brother can sacrifice 5-10 People to infiltrate ang burned this Facility. Billion dollar profit lost and take months to rebuild. Will be bomb again and the cycle goes on..More Losses..

        2. Frequent snatching and kidnapping of Malaysian Tourist on Malaysian beaches. This cycle will not end. Malaysia’s image will be tainted  and will be equal to Mindanao.

        3. Our Tausug and other Muslim brother are being abused/maltreated in Sabah.There is hatred already. A Frequent violence is possible to occur.Bombming of establishment, Riot, frequent clashes etc..a big headache to Malaysia’s local authority.

  • Matambaka

     Really CHEAP indeed. BUT the good thing is..even their former Chief minister strengthens our Claims…

    Kung may Penoy tayo na kampi sa kanila abah..si former Chief Minister  mukhang pabor sa atin ang mensahe niya hehe

    • Albert Einstien

      korek

  • lolong.buwaya

    may pagkakaiba ang “na wala” at “ni wala” .. hehehhehe sabagay hindi naman “importante” ang claim sa sabah kaya “na wala” DAW heheheheheh mga tsonggong unggoy na monkey sinong niloko nyo… kaya yung mga kapatid natin muslim eh hindi mo masisi sa nangyayari ngayon.. ang babay ng dahilan mo Pnoy… palagay mo sa amin t-a-n-g-a…

  • sebastian abao

    pnoy and his palace temps did not take action on kiram’s letters and appeal for guidance on the sabah issue because they feel it would be detrimental to their personal and political interests. it’s like the foi bill, dead on the water because it would be against their interests. it’s a sad commentarry that on issues like these,  people needs to take drastic actions just to call the attention of pnoy and his temps. the irony of the boss and the employee continues.

    • Handiong

      Can’t you understand English words? The report says the letter did not reach the President. So how could he ignore something he did not know existed? That’s why he issued the instruction: 
      “Next time, when a letter is addressed to me, give it to me so I can read it.” 

  • robert franklin

    whats wrong with you people, no brain? MNLF fighting MILF, Abusayaf fighting MNLF, MILF fighting Abusayaf? on and on and on and on… terrorism, murder, kidnapping, piracy… so long as you do not know how to live in peace, sabah is only your dream. 

    • Matambaka

      This happens with the support of your Langrabber Country..The Malaysia. Malaysia create and support this rebellion and now volunteered to broker PEACE Agreement.

      ENOUGH! our Tausug brother are already on Sabah ready to fight back if provoke.

      Now, Taste your own Medicine…

      ======================================

      oh…BTW

      from malaysian news: wwwDOTDailyexpressDOTcomDOTmy

      Kota Kinabalu:
      Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh has
      proposed that the Malaysian Government permanently settle the
      long-standing issue raised by the Sultan of Sulu by way of a lump-sum
      compensation payment of RM200 million.

    • Andres Bonifacio

      There’s nothing wrong with us…it’s you who have a problem. Read Matambaka’s post below…read it  s l o w l y and digest every word of it. Go ahead read it real slow. Do you understand the situation now? If not, write a letter to Former Chief Minister Tan Sri Harris Salleh and ask him for an explanation. If your position is still the same after reading and digesting the contents of the news, THEN YOU HAVE A PROBLEM. GO TO A NEUROSURGEON AND HAVE YOUR BRAIN CHECKED IF IT’S STILL THERE.

      • Matambaka

         He cant understand that @google-4f60cc10706ad170b4c1709e21ce09f3:disqus ..He is a Product of their STATE CONTROLLED MEDIA.  He is being FEED WITH LIES DAILY.

        walang pagkakaiba sa ating Yellow Zombie…

      • Andres Bonifacio

        You’re right Matambaka…

  • isalcordo

    TO THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:

    There is one PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE SABAH CRISIS!

    Let the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs formally request the Government of the Federation of Malaysia to GRANT ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE FAMILIES CONSTITUTING THE SULTANATE OF SULU MALAYASIAN CITIZENSHIP! so they can settle in peace in their homeland.

    As for the question of how this will impact Sulu, that will be another question to resolve between P-Noy and the Sultante. Let one of your commentators write about my suggestion.

    I. S. Alcordo, Ph.D.
    My Email: isalcordo@earthlink.net.

    • Matambaka

      Maybe its possible to all Filipinos living in Sabah? and the Philippine government to give them dual citizenship? Win-win Solution? and free flow of Filipino going to Sabah and forth with proper documentation..

      border dispute solved?

    • magarito

      ok yn. sa malaysia pa rin ang lupain ng sabah. gawin itong open state para sa mga kadugo ng sultan ng sulu. o sa tingin ko mas maganda na gawin itong open state sa mga pinoy. pabor ito sa ekonomiya ng sabah state. tutal madami na rin pinoy sa sabah malaysia, wag na lang silang ituring na dayuhan sa halip bilang bahagi na rin ng sabah.

  • Fulpol

    he still clueless…

    the Three Stooges: BS Aquino III, Leonen the gay and Deles the lesbo are clueless…

    what is common to these three???? 

    LOL… never mind…

    • Roberto Duran

      hahahaha, ur funny alright! I see the common denominator there, these 3 have dual citizenship… I you know what I mean :)

  • boybakal

    What’s inside Kiram’s lost letter to AquinoSultan Jamalul Kiram III could say that had the President paid attention to it, he and his followers would not have taken matters in their own hands? –

    The letter was not lost in transition.
    It was there. The only problem is….The President is reading the voluminous 5 inches thick of Atimonan Shooting Report.
    Pnoy is still reading it for almost a month now and he is still in page 2.

    So, the letter of Kiram that needs urgency of attention was left to dust.
    That’s where Kiram took the matter on his own hands.

    • Roberto Duran

      now that’s Noynoying in its usual form :)

    • JIMBOYPALABOY

       sigurado ka bang nagbabasa ng atimonan shooting. baka psp lang ang kanya hawak. hahaha

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    Malaysia wise not to attack sultanate’s men

    The ultimatum given by the Malaysian authorities to the men of the Sultanate of Sulu who are holed up in a village in Sabah expired at midnight of Tuesday, Feb. 26.But Malaysian police and military forces surrounding the village didn’t attack as expected when the ultimatum ended.The Malaysians are wise to make such a drastic move against people who belong to the Tausugs of Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, a tribe of Filipino Muslims that considers fighting a way of life.The Tausugs (or Tausog, meaning people of the sea current) revere the Sulu sultanate which ruled them for centuries until the coming of the Americans at the beginning of the 20th century.They believe in the cause of their sultanate even if its power of life and death over its subjects has become dormant for more than a century now.If the men and women led by Raja Muda Agbimuddin Kiram, who were sent by Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, are harmed, the people in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi and the Tausugs in Sabah would take up arms against the Malaysian government.In the event a Tausug revolt against Malaysia takes place, most Tausugs in Sabah will harbor or fight with the warriors from Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. Sabah is only one hour by speedboat from Tawi-Tawi.From my source close to the sultanate, 2,500 armed Tausugs are in Sabah. Most of them belong to the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) whose founder, Nur Misuari, traces his lineage to the sultanate.The armed men from Sulu and Tawi-Tawi landed in the Malaysian state even before Sultan Kiram and his group arrived in Sabah.At the height of the furor over the landing last week, about 150 MNLF armed regulars from Palawan landed in Sabah, according to very reliable sources. Although the Malaysian and Philippine navies guard the boundary between the two countries, it is easy to cross the border.This porous border contributed to the increase of the Tausug population in Sabah, with many who escaped the war between the government and the MNLF in the 1970s and ’80s settling down in the Malaysian state.Malaysia is walking on a tightrope in the Sabah standoff.

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    The ultimatum given by the Malaysian authorities to the men of the Sultanate of Sulu who are holed up in a village in Sabah expired at midnight of Tuesday, Feb. 26.
    But Malaysian police and military forces surrounding the village didn’t attack as expected when the ultimatum ended.
    The Malaysians are wise to make such a drastic move against people who belong to the Tausugs of Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, a tribe of Filipino Muslims that considers fighting a way of life.
    The Tausugs (or Tausog, meaning people of the sea current) revere the Sulu sultanate which ruled them for centuries until the coming of the Americans at the beginning of the 20th century.
    They believe in the cause of their sultanate even if its power of life and death over its subjects has become dormant for more than a century now.
    If the men and women led by Raja Muda Agbimuddin Kiram, who were sent by Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, are harmed, the people in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi and the Tausugs in Sabah would take up arms against the Malaysian government.
    In the event a Tausug revolt against Malaysia takes place, most Tausugs in Sabah will harbor or fight with the warriors from Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. Sabah is only one hour by speedboat from Tawi-Tawi.
    From my source close to the sultanate, 2,500 armed Tausugs are in Sabah. Most of them belong to the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) whose founder, Nur Misuari, traces his lineage to the sultanate.
    The armed men from Sulu and Tawi-Tawi landed in the Malaysian state even before Sultan Kiram and his group arrived in Sabah.
    At the height of the furor over the landing last week, about 150 MNLF armed regulars from Palawan landed in Sabah, according to very reliable sources. Although the Malaysian and Philippine navies guard the boundary between the two countries, it is easy to cross the border.
    This porous border contributed to the increase of the Tausug population in Sabah, with many who escaped the war between the government and the MNLF in the 1970s and ’80s settling down in the Malaysian state.
    Malaysia is walking on a tightrope in the Sabah standoff.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D7SCP6VWAKPLCZHNTIVPQRC6LY Gibo

      The Americans can not even stop the flow of illegal immigrants crossing their land border, how much more to a sea border which has longer distance compared to the Rio Grande River of US and Mexico.

  • isalcordo

    TO THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:

    There is one PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE SABAH CRISIS!

    Let the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs formally request the Government of the Federation of Malaysia to GRANT ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE FAMILIES CONSTITUTING THE SULTANATE OF SULU MALAYASIAN CITIZENSHIP! so they can settle in peace in their homeland.

    As for the question of how this will impact Sulu, that will be another question to resolve between P-Noy and the Sultante. Let one of your commentators write about my suggestion.

    I. S. Alcordo, Ph.D.
    My Email: isalcordo@earthlink.net.

    • Albert Einstien

      mr phd…that is TREASON…

      • isalcordo

        Is it treason for the Kirams to seek Malaysia citizenship since the Philippine Government for 50 years, except for then Pres. FM, to help the Kirams regain political control over their territory? Think about it!

      • Albert Einstien

        it is you suggesting to DFA to ASK MALAYSIA to GRANT  KIRAM MALAYSIAN citizenship …and you EVEN ADDed..to SETTLE PEACEFULLY in their HOMELAND….

        .kirams as malaysian citizen living in MALAYSIA SABAH their homeland..thats what you are saying…am i wrong?

        it  is ABSURD it isNOT…if malaysia will grant them citizenship in SABAH…that is ALREADY GIVING RP TERRITORY & SOVEREIGNTY to the MALAYSIAN it is NOT….and they are STILL PENNILESS……lol

        IF, you are concern for the KIRAMs …why NOT to CHINA they will give him $500 billion , a citizenship & an oppurtunity to govern sabah….je je…

        mr phd…

    • Matambaka

       Maybe its possible to all Filipinos living in Sabah? and the Philippine government to give them dual citizenship? Win-win Solution? and free flow of Filipino going to Sabah and forth with proper documentation..

      border dispute solved?

      • isalcordo

        Yes, territorial dispute solved!

    • isalcordo

      iT WILL REBOUND TO MALAYASIA’S ADVANTAGE IF IT WERE TO OFFER THE FAMILIES OF THE SULTANS OF SULU MALAYASIAN CITIZENSHIP AND ALSO TO THE SULTANATE IF IT WERE TO ACCEPT SUCH AN OFFER. IF MALAYSIA ALLOWS IT, THEY COULD SEEK DUAL CITIZENSHIP. THIS SHOULD HELP CEMENT THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THESE TWO COUNTRIES.

    • Roberto Duran

      far out! Ph. D. kapa naman… haha, grant Malaysian citizenship, lol… and what? Give up their claim? Ang give away Sabah totally to Malaysia? Cge magsama kayo ni Penoy and Roxas…

      • isalcordo

        No, the Sultanate does not have to give up their claim. They do not have to secede Sabah to Malaysia. It is now for Malaysia to recognize the claims over Sabah by one group of its citizens! That should be the conditions of the Kirams. This will lead tyo peach between the two nations.

    • isalcordo

      IT WILL REBOUND TO MALAYASIA’S ADVANTAGE IF IT WERE TO OFFER THE FAMILIES OF THE SULTANS OF SULU MALAYSIAN CITIZENSHIP AND ALSO TO THE SULTANATE IF IT WERE TO ACCEPT SUCH AN OFFER. IF MALAYSIA ALLOWS IT, THEY COULD SEEK DUAL CITIZENSHIP. THIS SHOULD HELP CEMENT THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THESE TWO COUNTRIES.

      • Ju Lee

        no dual citizenship for my country – not for me and certainly not for a bunch of armed terrorists. 

        you don’t come to negotiate you come with guns – that’s what you are.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D7SCP6VWAKPLCZHNTIVPQRC6LY Gibo

       Matakutin ka ano? Bakit takot kaba sa mga kapitbahay natin. Pilipino ka nga. Sick man of Asia. Tumindig ka nga maayos. Nakakahiya ka. Wala kang paninindigan sa bayan mo.
      Si Jose Rizal nag pakamatay dahil sa bayan. Mga Pilipino ngayon bahag ang buntot. Pati nadin si Pnoy.

      • isalcordo

        This issue has been pestering the country for more than 50 years without any action from the government. Sabah WAS ALLEGEDLY LEASED to Malaysia in perpetuity, NOT SECEDED to anyone. If this is true, why has the Philippine Government never lifted a finger to help the Kirams to take possession of North Borneo, except Pres. F Marco, or get better terms for the Kirams!

        It is too late now  to fight Malaysia. Malaysia is better armed than the Philippines today. What are we going to use to invade Sabah? Barotos? Militarily today, the Philippines is a joke. Its military, run by generals, graduates ofhe PMA, cannot even end the Communist rebellion with high school graduates for its combatants! And we still have China to contend with! Your position is nothing bu HANGIN!

      • ApoLapullapu

        Paano di matakot? Natatakot na nga ang Commander in Chief eh!

    • ThudOthwacker

      That’s ludicrous! 

      Do you know Sabah is a federal state within Malaysia? 

      It has a state constitution aside from the federal. No where in their constitution recognized the Sultanate of Sulu.Your naive is hilariously asinine. It will only worsen the position of the Sultanate of Sulu.

      The Kirams are the landowners, dingbat. Your world must be upside down. When did a landlord and a royalty bend down and appease an illegal settlers?  

      • isalcordo

        The illegal settlers happend to be better armed than the Kirams, the MNLF or the whole Philippine government for that matter. With the Kirams granted Malaysian citizenship, both will be better positioned to resolve the crisis!

      • ThudOthwacker

        “The illegal settlers happend to be better armed than the Kirams, the MNLF or the whole Philippine government for that matter” ~isalcordo

        Regardless, they are still illegal settlers, obtuse. That is not a valid excuse.

        Malaysia can settle this injustice peacefully by handling over the Sultan’s domain no string attach. The same way British handover The New Territory back to China. Including Hong Kong and others. Even though Hong Kong and others are not part of the lease.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KELBC2K3ZHQWVW7ZCFKZUDDSEU Marlon

      your suggestion entirely misses the point of this charade.

      the self-styled Sultan of Sulo (his title is doubtful because other “sultans” dispute this) and his bankrupt clan only wants to get Sabah for themselves.

      they only want to get a huge payday by getting Sabah and are pressuring the Philippine government to help them in their selfish motives under the pretense that they are doing this for the Filipino people.

      BULLSH!T!!!

      the so-called Sultanate of Sulu does not pledge allegiance to the Philippines nor to Malaysia. they are only loyal to themselves and their interests.

      they are just a land-grabbing family who forget that their days of “royalty” have long gone.

      even if these landless feudal lords bring their case to the UN and the ICJ, they will still lose.

      despite the so-called “lease agreement”, the people of Sabah have long determined in a 1963 plebiscite that they want to be part of Malaysia.

      the UN and the ICJ have long held that the principle of self-determination will always overturn ancient titles, treaties and agreements over land. because if the reverse were true, the RP would still be US territory by virtue of the Treaty of Paris wherein the RP was sold by Spain to the US.

      • Ju Lee

        they did bring the case to the ICJ and failed. broadly speaking the ICJ said that they can’t entertain every jackass who turns up claiming ancestral land. 

        the right time to have claimed the land should have been when malaysia was going to gain independence. they could have submitted their case to the british under the reid commission – and seeing sabah didn’t have a sultan maybe end up as the sultan of sabah. but they were too buy claiming their 5000 malaysian ringgit which back in the day was a lot of money but today amounts to nothing. 

        their bad mistake in the past i guess. so now they think by throwing a hissy fit we’re going to give them the land when there are other people who are living on it and have cultivated it for decades if not more than a century in malaysia/malayan hands. 

        and no i dont think we will even consider giving citizenship. malaysian citizenship is one of the most difficult to achieve and we do not recognise dual citizens. can we entertain giving citizenship to every jackass who comes with guns? i dont think so… 

  • Albert Einstien

    my second & third unsolicited advice SULTAN….the AUCTION should be ONLY on the SABAH OIL FIELDS…SABAH has the potential to produce 1 million barrels of oil a day,”The estimated reserves from the present Sabah oilfields is 1.4 billion barrels of oil and 7.7 trillion scf of gas.”…………OIL & GAS EXPLORATION COMPANY GIANTS will…TOE the LINE….

    THE LAND & SOVEREIGNTY SHOULD BE subject of ANOTHER $ 500 BILLION AUCTION..that’s where CHINA & SUPERPOWERS WILL COME IN…..
    THE alleged offer of RM 200MILLION is CHEAP…..CHINA will offer $500 billion for sabah plus GOVERNORSHIP of SULTAN..with his ROYALS INTACT..as i see it…malaysia is robbing us $75 billion a year for 50 years ALREADY…. alleged offer is PEANUTS…..lol

    SULTAN ” KEEP the DEEDs of ABSOLUTE SALE ” close to your CHEST….the WORLD SUPERPOWERS will be KOWTOWING at your FEET SOON…never mind the INSIGNIFICANT malaysia & pnoy noynoying govt…CHINA, BRUNEI , SAUDI etc…will have BETTER OFFERS…

    my ADDITIONAL unsolicited advice again…OPEN an ON-LINE AUCTION…the WORLD SUPERPOWERS & GIANT OIL COMPANIES will be on THEIR KNEES….lol

    • Matambaka

       Baka ang original Lease of contract binigay ng Sultan…

      naku  MAWAWALA DIN YUN!

      • Albert Einstien

        wala na yun revoked na yun lease contract DAHIL sa MAJOR BREACH… kasi ang british govt who is a SUB-LESSEE of overbeck  ….assigned it to malaysia…while malaysia is paying nominal rent..that is ONLY an ORAL LEASE CONTRACT…can be revoked ORALLY by sultanate…that is why their HOMECOMING is LEGAL & VALID… or by SERVING DEMAND & NOTICE to VACATE…to malaysian embassy here in the RP…in fact filipino sovereign citizen can serve to malasian embassy  a NOTICE
        & DEMAND to VACATE anytime…!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

    It is completely pointless now to harp on a letter dated mid-year 2010 “lost by the recipient”. It is also ridiculous that the PDI writer makes a tale about that letter smelling more like damage control for the president. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D7SCP6VWAKPLCZHNTIVPQRC6LY Gibo

       Hey! Ang pag-usad ng isang bansa ay nakasalalay kung paano hinihimay ang mga nakaraan. Utak pulboron ka talaga. Kaya di umuunlad ang Pinas!!!!

    • ApoLapullapu

      It’s really damage control that is aggravating the damage.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WY2G2AT32T6Y6NUKIREHEXAT2I Lamiyth

    Its better to die rather than to give up your rights and principle. . . Sabah is originally part of thje Philippines but it was lease to Malaysia.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/U2VPSRNUA6MZGXS7FX6W5ZRCBI Antonio

      good luck with your assumption! you’re just creating a fire…

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    MANILA, Philippines – Handa umano ang mga kasapi ng Moro National Liberation Front (MILF) na pinamumunuan ng kanilang founder at dating Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Nur Misuari na sumuporta sa royal army ng Sultanate of Sulu na napapaligiran ng Malaysian forces kapag nadamay na ang mga sibilyan sa nagba­badyang bakbakan.
    Sa panayam, sinabi ni Misuari na bagaman wala silang direktang pakikialam sa nagaganap na standoff sa Lahad Datu, Sabah ay handa naman silang tumulong sa mga Pinoy o kapatid na Muslim na madadamay sa karahasan sa Sabah.
    Nilinaw din ni Misuari na hindi naka-red alert ang MNLF na handang umatake sa Sabah taliwas umano sa napaulat.
    Kahapon ay kinumpirma ng namumuno sa Sultanate Royal Army na nasa Lahad Datu na si Rajah Muda Agbimuddin Kiram, ang tumatayong crown prince ng Sulta­nate of Sulu at kapatid ni Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, na may anim na commando ng Malaysian for­­ces ang tinangkang pasukin sila sa Tanduao village sa Lahad Datu.
    Napilitan umanong mag-warning shot ang mga naka-alertong royal army sa Tanduao village kaya umatras ang anim na armadong ipinadala ng Malaysian authorities.
    Kinumpirma rin ni Rajah Muda na may umikot na helicopter sa kanilang lugar at nagbagsak ng mga papel na nagsasabing sumurender na ang mga ito.
    PSN ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch:
    Sa kabila nito, mu­ling nagmatigas si Rajah Muda at sinabing lahat ng kanyang mga kasamahan ay hindi aalis sa Lahad Datu.
    Binigyang-diin ni Rajah Muda na kung gusto talagang matapos ang standoff ay dapat na di­rektang kausapin ng Ma­laysian government si Sultan Kiram.
    Hiniling na ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) na palawigin pa ng Malaysia ang itatakdang ultimatum o taning sa may mahigit 200 Pinoy na dumagsa sa Lahad Datu noong Pebrero 9 upang angkinin ang mga lupa sa Sabah na umano’y pag-aari ng angkan ng mga Kiram.
    Samantala, kumikilos na ang Malaysian se­­curity units kabilang na ang kanilang army bilang paghahanda sa pag-aresto o pagsalakay.

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    PHILLIPINE ALLOWS DUAL OR TRIPLE CITIZENSHIP 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_D7SCP6VWAKPLCZHNTIVPQRC6LY Gibo

    Here in US and CANADA every letter is very important. They even have a “LETTER ROOM”. All they do is sort out all the letters and even REPLY to them at descent time.
    In Western word letters from constituents are very important because it is a form of feedback.

    If you don’t receive letters from your subjects, it means that they don’t care about your leadership.

    It is so sad to know that Malacanang had never changed its bureaucracy!!!!!
    It is still the same as the previous presidents!!!!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KELBC2K3ZHQWVW7ZCFKZUDDSEU Marlon

      you do not know what you are talking about.

      in the US and CANADA like the Philippines, letters to the President are filtered by lower ranked government personnel because if the President were to read every letter that is sent to him, he would have no time to govern.

      don’t give much importance to the letter of this Sultan of Sulu. his title is even doubtful because he has other rival claimants. the government official who lost his letter should be commended for not wasting the President’s time with such a nonsense letter.

      • ApoLapullapu

        Now look at the result of not paying attention to the nonsense letter.

    • ApoLapullapu

      Only letters from KKK are top priority.  The rest is garbage.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/6EADOP2OSGDCE6G6CE6IQLU7XM Julius

      letter received or lost doesn’t excuse any Filipino citizen to bring armed people to disputed territory to make demands.  kaya nangyayari ito! that’s why the more successful countries in the world maintain policies of not negotiating with armed groups!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AO6VKORVP6RF3NJ2OW74M3YTXA Jojo

    kya takot ang malaysia na lusubin ang followers ng sultan ng sulu sa sabah …bukod kc na magkapatid cila sa pananampltaya ay tlagang kanila tlaga ang malaysia at malaking gulo pagnagkataon na pagsisihan ng gobyernong malaysia-philippines sa huli….

  • PH2011

    “A firefight between Datu Kiram and Malaysian authorities erupted Friday morning, TV reports said.
    In an interview with SolarTVNews, the daughter of Kiram, confirmed that there are now casualties on their side.”

     
    What’s the government next move?…wait and see, body bags.

    • Matambaka

       Biyernes na biyernes pa..Araw ng samba nila…Shame on Malaysians!

      • Ju Lee

        sorry but most countries would shoot to kill when you enter their territories armed to the teeth. the claim should have been made through diplomacy – not through violence. 3 deadlines were given and breached. one side says the other attacked first. either way this was a price they were willing to pay.

  • JohnDoeGB

    Why was this not made a headline? This is more interesting than the pork probe.

    Ok, let’s take that the letter might have gotten lost because of its date – June 28, 2010 – two days before PNoy sat as President. But there were follow up letters written in 2011 and 2012, what happen to them? Sadly all those letters went unanswered and ignored by PNoy. PNoy is greatly sharing the fault. He should have been more humble and diplomatic than being so arrogant.

  • padrefaura

    Kiram was not told that pnoy is busy campaigning for his team pnoy and his letter is not pnoy’s concern.

  • speaksoftlylove

    May the Force be with our brothers in Sabah. They may lose the battle simply because they are outnumbered but for as long as they are fighting for their rights, Malaysia and it’s pathetic accomplices will never win the war. There will be a day of reckoning, that’s for sure. Good luck to all our Muslim brothers who are heroes in their own right.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    Pnoy INUTIL

  • Cerise David

    They can’t find the letter and there was no copy of it?  How come Inquirer is now quoting it?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DR2PAT3AO2DOH4IDYIGZQDM7CY thg

      Kiram gave them a copy I suppose.

      “The letter was coursed through the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) but since Secretary Teresita Deles had not yet assumed office at the time, another officer there received the letter and it was this officer who decided it was “not urgent.”

      — Hope the media could give the name of this person soon.

  • Mattino2011

    It is not lost..It is in the in-active files near file 13 (garbage)..like previous presidents, Pnoy chose to archive it and ignore it..Pnoy especially coz he would not like to get embarrased or offend Malaysia afterMalaysia mediated for the Peace agreement ..Nur misuari is whom Pnoy is refering as the instigator. But he better be careful in dealing with MNLF…Mindanao problem wil be there no matter what agreement is signed..Remeber that is what FVR thought so too..with the ARMM agreement with Nur…Sabah has pop out for a reason..Instead of doing campaigns this president should focus on the problem..Instead of raising hands of his Tuwad team

  • kilabot

    excuses, excuses. 
    it’s noynoying plain and simple; 
    as a result, noykapon is now abnoying.

  • kilawon(the return)

    wag kayong magtaka kung di umabot ang sulat kay baby JOSH…..dahil busy sya sa panliligaw kay grace lee at that time!

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    Malaysian forces open fire on Pinoys in Sabah, Sulu Sultan’s brother claims
     
    (UPDATED 11:40 a.m.) — Malaysian security forces on Friday morning started firing at a group of Filipinos holed up in a village in Sabah, the brother of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III said. In his first interview with radio dzBB on Friday at around 10:00 a.m., Raja Muda Agbimuddin Kiram, the leader of the group in Sabah, said they were being shot at and had to “defend” themselves. “Biglang pumasok sa amin, we had to defend ourselves,” Raja said. Asked what time the Malaysian forces allegedly moved in, Raja said, “oras na ito (at this time).”

    Reached for a comment, Department of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez said “we are still validating as of the moment.”

    Hernandez said they only found out about the shooting from news reports.
     Sounds of shots were heard in the background while the interview was being conducted. The first interview was cut, however.

    However, in a report aired over GMA’s News TV Live,  reporter Mariz Umali quoted Kiram’s spokesman Abe Idjirani as saying that Malaysian forces began surrounding the Filipinos at around 6:00 a.m.

    He likewise said the first shot “was done by Malaysian police authorities.”

    “We would like to bring into your attention to an advice of our sultan his royal highness Jamal Kiram III that the hope that we had for nearly three weeks for a peaceful resolution of the Sabah standoff resulted now into the first fire perpetrated by the Malaysian police authorities,” he said in an interview earlier in the day in Manila.

    Wounded Filipinos

    In a second interview with radio dzBB on Friday, Raja said he had received reports some of his men were wounded but said there will be no retreat or call for a ceasefire.

    “Meron na,” he said in an interview on dzBB radio when asked if some of his men had been wounded, several moments after a first interview was cut off.

    When asked if there were members of the Malaysian police who were wounded, he said, “ewan ko.”

    In the News TV Live report, however, Umali said Raja claimed that two of their men were already wounded.

    Shots were still heard in the background in the second interview with Raja.

    When asked what his immediate plans were, he said, “lalaban.”

    He added that he himself was trading shots with the Malaysian forces. “Tuloy pa rin,” he added.

    When asked if he would call a ceasefire, he said, “Sino mag-ceasefire? Sila mag-ceasefire.”

    Defiant stance

    The group had adopted a defiant stance after being surrounded by Malaysian forces, and when the first deadline for them to leave peacefully lapsed midnight of Tuesday.
     The group, which claimed Sabah is their homeland, arrived in Sabah on February 9 and engaged Malaysian forces in a standoff. Malaysian forces blocked off their food and water supplies but until Friday did not fire on them while waiting for a peaceful resolution to the situation. On Thursday, Malaysia’s The Star online reported the group of armed Filipinos coped with the blockade by living off houses abandoned by local villagers. However, the report on Thursday said the Filipinos claimed they were “all fine” despite the land and sea blockade by Malaysian security forces. 

    • $2931613

       sige magpatayan kayo!  para mabawasbawasan mga gungg0ng

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/6EADOP2OSGDCE6G6CE6IQLU7XM Julius

    is royalty legal in the Philippines?  and we call ourselves a republic.  what has the sultanate done in the last several decades in contribution to democratic society?  it exists only through presidential memos and only for the purpose of claiming Sabah.  in turn, governments turned a blind eye as these people strutted around feeling entitled to special treatment just because they were “royals”.  are we surprised then that these “royals” feel they don’t have anyone to answer to for their actions?

    • ApoLapullapu

      If the Sultanate is not recognized in the Philippines, the government has no right to claim Sabah.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/6EADOP2OSGDCE6G6CE6IQLU7XM Julius

        aba! that’s my point!  so now the country has to make up its mind.  are we a republic in principle?  or are we a republic now, monarchy later depending on the price of property and other weder weder?

      • Bamm Gabriana

        Apparently you do not understand the history behind it. The territory belonging to the Sultanate of Sulu was not among those transferred by Spain to the US during the treaty of Paris, and was not among those transferred to the new Republic of the Philippines during the American liberation of the 1940s.

        During President Diosdado Macapagal’s time, the Sultanate of Sulu ceded the authority of their kingdom to the Republic of the Philippines, with the condition that the Philippine government take up the Sabah claim on their behalf. For the first time, the Republic actually had control over its entire territory. The agreement, however, states that the Sultanate can declare this contract void if the Philippine government does not do its part of the agreement. Thus, 5 decades into the agreement, the Sultanate decides to declare the cession agreement null and void because the Philippine government did not do anything regarding the Sabah claim as they had agreed upon. Therefore the Sultanate believes they have legal basis for their action.

        Also read about the lease agreement between the Sultanate of Sulu and the British North Borneo Company. The lease specifically states that it cannot be subleased or transferred. But the British North Borneo Company sold it to Malaysia. Just a little Googling will help you.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/6EADOP2OSGDCE6G6CE6IQLU7XM Julius

        i’m disappointed with filipinos who issue these kinds of logic.  are you saying we should tolerate “royal” behavior just because we can get something in return?  like say the scraps of the benefits of sabah after politicians and their hangers on have taken everything out of it?  kabayan, i do hope you can see this!

      • ApoLapullapu

        The government got its authority to claim Sabay from the Sultanate. Without the Sultainate, the government has no right. Just look at what the government is doing!

  • TheAwesomeNess

    the fight alrdy started at lahad datu…

    • ApoLapullapu

      And Malacañang is busy campaigning.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/6EADOP2OSGDCE6G6CE6IQLU7XM Julius

        so is everyone else.  they’re all the same.  kiram.  marcos. cojuangco.  ampatuan.  etc. etc.  they’re all campaigning. they’re all “royalty” and expect to be treated different and special.  even teddy casino supports this royalty mentality, the hypocrite.  it’s only when filipinos really aim for equality under the law, and make sure this is enforced, that we can move on.

    • redsnow

      Away Muslim yan tayo wag ng sumali mga kristyano. Ang malaysia ay walang problima sa insurekyun at bagyo at lindol ekonomiya natin ay napakalayo ang agwat natin sa Malaysia ngayun simula ng aangat ekonomiya natin wag natin sayangin hahayaan natin ang Malaysia ay may bagong problima sa kanilang bayan .Mga MNLF Misuari doun na kayo maghasik ng  gulo sa Malaysia dahil karamihan sa mga muslim sa Mindanao doon nanirahan sa matagal ng panahun sa Sabah kaya kaunti lang ang muslim sa Mindanao sawa na ang Pilipinas sa gulo ng NPA at Muslim separetist at sa Lindol Bagyo at kalamidad maawa naman kayu doun kayu maghasik ng gulo sa bansa ng Malaysia na walang ganoun prolima simula pa noon. PHILIPPINE want peace and prosperity di namin makamtan kung nan jan pa kayu mga mang gugulong muslim sama na ninyu ang mga AAbu Sayyap angkinin ninyu ang Borneo at doun kayu manirahan.

  • Henry Berina

    I wish the original letter of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III gets published for the whole world to see… I guess P-Noy deserves to ask an apology to the sultanate in case he had overlooked reading it thus giving it proper immediate attention…nOW THAT HE knows the content of the letter he could call the attention of the lawmakers to legislate/enact laws or probablly  create a think tank or committee in Congress to look into the depth of the Sabah issue and call the attention of an international body to pursue the Phippines’ claim of said island..oNLY this will take time before the issue gets solved as a lot of concerns foremost of which is the midterm election in which  most of the  candidates who are mostly lawmakers are running for reelection.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    “another officer there received the letter and it was this officer who decided it was “not urgent.” 
    My question here is “Who is this officer that made a decision that a certain letter is clasified as NOT URGENT?” Is he/she in a position to decide the status if a letter is “Ordinary:Special Delivery or Air Mail?” My goodness! Guys,the reciever is the PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES,whether President Aquino or President Ai Ai De Las Alas,it must be consider as URGENT!

    • Boardinggate101.com

      so lahat ng susulat sa presidente, mamarkahan ng URGENT?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

        Eh pilosopo ka pala eh! Kung wala kang alam sa proper procedure,protocol.Usually,may mga special person(officer) na assign sa mga bagay na yan! The point of my argument is that the letter was SINCE June 28,2010…now it´s 2013 na at 3yrs ng Presidente si Pnoy eh wala man lang nag-ulit about that letter? I mean,Anong klase kang tao sa Malacanyang at hindi pa nabigay agad sa Presidente ang sulat na yun?Tapos ngayon eh magkakagulo.If it is not urgent,then it should not take 3yrs before the President will be notified!

      • Boardinggate101.com

        “The letter was dated June 28, 2010, two days before Aquino took his oath as President. “

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

        Ok,Nandoon na ako,but sana eh napabigay na yan AFTER HIS OATH TAKING di ba? Ikaw man ang Presidente eh malamang sasabihin mo na “Bakit ngayon ko lang ito nabasa?”

      • Boardinggate101.com

        di ikaw na mag presidente at basahin mo lahat ng sulat

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

        Kung hindi mo alam eh huwag ka na lang sumagot! Kung puro pabalang or pilosopo lang ang alam mo na pagsagot eh manahimik ka na lang.Siguro nakikita mo sa film na halimbawa may isang tao na sumusunod sa Presidente at nagbabasa ng “minutes” like meetings,notes to sign,dinner,appointment,etc….ALAM MO YUN? Sa tingin ko eh hindi mo yan alam!…Tapos sasagot ka ng “Ikaw na mag-Presidente…” Normal ba yan? 

  • ApoLapullapu

    Another hugas-kamay ang passing the buck to the previous administration!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    “Abraham Idjirani, secretary general and spokesman of the sultanate of Sulu, said the appointment of Agbimuddin as ISRRC chairman was the basis for the crown prince’s exercising “authority” over Sabah, thus the six-hour “journey back home” to Sabah on Feb. 11 (most reports date the Sabah trip to Feb. 9).
    In his letter to Aquino, Agbimuddin expressed his clans’ exasperation at being ignored through five decades of the discussions of the Sabah claim.”

    Since the situation has been ignored for almost 5 decades then i advice Mr.Agbimuddin to open this case and ask for an opinion at the “ARAB LEAGUE!” The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will surely understand your case so that it would become strong enough the support of entire Muslim Community against decision being made by Great Britain and Malaysia.”Kayo-kayong mga Muslim ang magkaka-intindihan dito at wala ng iba pa! The Arab countries will encourage the Philippine Government to take or mediate an immediate action if it´s needed because it will end up the situation of OFW´s into checkmate in their jobs in Mideast!

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    this only shows that what is important to the president is his KKKKK and yellow ribbons….if you are not yellow ribbon, SORRY NA LANG….autistic nga….

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    when josh writes a letter to penoy, asking him to play DOTA…for sure THAT IS URGENT!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    Bring this case to “Muslim Brotherhood” it will surely help.No need to fight and have bloodshed.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    chief president kalbo! liar

  • $2931613

    are we now a nation of land grabbers?? besides, kelangan yata turuan mag email itong si Kiram.. kelangan yata nito mag-aral muna gumamit ng internet.. baka kung matuto mag-google, malalaman niyang hindi niya pag-aari ang lupang ito

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UEQAFAFR6ZDZUMK7SIFXK2G3JA Ian

      No comment..

    • a1phantom

      Alam ba ni Noynoy kung pag-aarin ng Pilipinas ang Sabah…..kung hindi sa Pilipinas ang Sabah…dapat e -i-declare niya publicly that Sabah is not part of the Philippines….e ang sabi e kailangan pa raw nila pag-aralan.

  • whyinthisworld

    Meaning many filipinos particularly in the government are still inept. Go anywhere in this promise land, corruption, killings, injustice and police, military stupidity could be found. Where are we going.

  • a1phantom

    Sinisi na ni Noynoy ang lahat huwag lang siya…..would they be able to identify the officer who identified that the letter was not urgent…or is this the same mystery small lady who was prominent during the Corona trial.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QKUGHEP6GWPBU6SDMRA3MFU2RE gaylord_focker

    im very dissapointed to the government.. 2010 pa nag sasabi ang ang mga kiram.

  • magiting78

    Eh inutil nga eh…ano magagawa natin….

  • leomar101

    With all the blunders  in the past, aquino never acknowledge or take any responsibilities in all of them. He is good at it in blaming others for his  failures in leadership. But for credit grabing he is very good in taking all of them even if he has not done anything except lying and salivating for such honor. bwahaha. That is the president of the banana republic today my beloved Philippines. Hayun wala na siyang pakialam sa  nangyari ngayon doon sa  south. Gutom man o giyera, ang nasa  makitid niyang isip ngayon ay mangampanya sa kanyang mga lunatic din na candidates. Bigyan ng zero vote ang mga hunghang na ito.

    • http://twitter.com/QuartzCrystals Joy&Kat

      We have no one to blame for this but the EDSA revolution who created the Aquino hype. A real president is a leader who can wield control over his sovereign. As of the moment, the Sultan Kiram is more of a leader to me than Pnoy is. The latter, as per my observation has no real credit to his name other than being the SOB.

      • http://twitter.com/QuartzCrystals Joy&Kat

        I mean Son Of Benigno.

  • Popskief

    Sultan, Princess, Prince, Royals…???….my country the Philippines is a Republic. Pinoy is the president of the people of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. 

    If the proclaimed Sultan of the Tausugs do not care for the lives of his followers and is willing to sacrifice them, so be it. Let them die for there revered Sultan. By the way the Sultan’s  allegeance is a ???

    Pinoy a greater leader will not sacrifice the lives of other Pilipinos in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao for a single clan’s personal interests.

    Hello, ok lang kayo….Malaysia will not give up Sabah without a fight at giyera with Malaysia, to involve us in the Luzons and Visayas…..no way. 

    Beside, meron pang ibang claimants na sila raw anf tunay na Sultan…ano ba yan….

    • Magsasaka

       halata sa iyo ang pagkakaroon ng regionalism, kapag nalagay sa alanganin ang bisaya aba eh bahala ang bisaya huwag lang madamay ang mindanao at luzon ganoon ba?eh kapag nalagay sa alanganin ang luzon kailangan mo ng tulong mula sa bisaya at mindanao ganon din ba?

      • Popskief

        Antonio, meron tayong liderato sa republika, sa ayaw niyo at sa gusto may proseso tayong sinusunod. At ang proseso na yan isinaalang-alang ang kapakanan palagi nang nakararami HINDI LANG ANG PANSARILING KAPAKANAN NANG IILAN.

        Muslim sa Muslim, at Muslim laban sa Bisaya, at Tagalog ang nagpapatayan sa Mindanao. Alin ba ang mahalaga ang mapatahimik ang Mindanao muna o unahain ang pansariling kapakanan nang isang Sultan.

      • Magsasaka

        naniniwala akong pansarili ang layunin ng sultan pero ikaw na mismo ang nagbangit ng lugar at hindi tao ang tinutukoy mo, alin mang lugar na pag aari ang pinas ang malagay sa alanganin ay problema ng buong bansa.

    • ang_pagbabago

       Just an FYI, Mindanao was never fully part of the Philippines until the USA took over. our spanish overlords were never really able to establish control of the territory hence the existence of the sultanate and long standing separatist mentality of the south.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

        ..this is a myth that should be unpacked. you mean, Mindanao did not pay any cedula during Spanish time? There are other provinces in the country that also fought as hard as people in Mindanao. Due to its geographic location, ~Spain did not really paid so much attention…

        …as to never been part of the Philipppines. when the people of mindanao voted their representatives to the Philippine congress it presupposed submission to the laws of the republic…

        ..my question is… is sultanate still relevant as to code of kalantiao of panay? is Kiram doing this sabah incident for his sultanate or for the country?

      • ang_pagbabago

        read your history book. or look back to your grade 5 lessons. 

    • http://twitter.com/QuartzCrystals Joy&Kat

      @google-74164f8f3b1f926ba60b3959ddb4a2e5:disqus Palibhasa taga-Luzon ka. Alam mo ba kung magkano ang revenues na naiaakyat ng Mindanao sa kaban ng gobyerno na hindi na naibabalik sa kanila? Kaya nga buwis-buhay na ang misyon ng mga Tausugs sa Sabah kasi nga sa Luzon pa lang – kulang na kulang na ang kinikita ng Mindanao. Kaya kung ako ikaw, parang pasasalamat mo na lang sa mga taga-Mindanao – MANAHIMIK ka. Swerte mo, may MRT at walang lubak yang daan na dinadaanan mo papuntang office.

      Para sa mga tulad mong ga-munggo ang utak at pang-unawa para sa mga taga-Mindanao…mag-aklas kasi kayong lahat dyan sa Visayas at Luzon na IHIWALAY na kami sa inyo para MATIKMAN naman namin ang kinikita ng Mindanao.

      Dapat kasi ihiwalay na ang Mindanao sa Luzon at Visayas para magkaalaman na. Mga taga-Luzon na nagdunungan-dunungan sa isyung to at pumapanig sa Malaysia, DOON kayo sa Malaysia kumuha ng revenues katumbas ng nakukuha ninyo sa Mindanao.

      Aba, ang tagal nang gustong humiwalay ng Mindanao sa Pilipinas, dapat kasi payagan na to para guminhawa naman kami dito sa Mindanao.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

    ..di ko makuha ang gustong mangyari ng sultanate ng Sulu? gusto nya ng sariling kaharian? territoryo? nation-state na po ang kalakalaran sa mundo.. bibihira na yung merong kaharian..at kung meron man, eto ay sumusunod sa batas ng isang republika ng bansa o estado.

    tapos na po ang panahon ng mga kaharian….

  • JasonBieber

    PNoy lost the letter because his office must be so unorganized. Actually, it can be argued that his entire Administration is unorganized.

    We never know who is authorized to do something or what is the official words We saw unauthorized people, immediately following the plane crash of the former DILG Chief, try and grab papers from his office and we don’t know who was authorized to speak with China and we still don’t know what actually happened regarding the Atimonan ambush.

    • http://twitter.com/QuartzCrystals Joy&Kat

      Hey, this is a very accurate observation. The whole administration appears unorganized because there’s too much decentralization there. The presidential function is essentially broken down to a select few closest to the president. I’m apolitical but from an organizational point of view – mukhang mas organized pa yata nung panahon ni Erap or Gloria. It’s good that somebody noticed the organizational aspect of the current administration.

      • JasonBieber

        The reason that things are such a mess is because the Philippines has a President who is more concerned about his popularity than anything else.

        He would rather also attack political enemies than focus on helping the poor and less fortunate. And when trouble arises he is quick to always find some way to blame things on GMA.

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    resulta yan sa twitter staff ni pnoy

    mga adik sa social media
    napapabayaan ang trabaho

    naka apple devices pa
    na kay mahal mahal

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAB42FXZYNCU3ODZNRCDRDTGAY MORE HUMAN

    sorry poh busy sa facebook apps

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FWD5IDZT7SXOEHKLE3O7CGFOAE Bright

    Sabah is a gift not yet fully realized. The time to act must be soon. 

  • boybakal

    There’s a reason that Kiram’s letter lost …..The Office of the President thru Lacierda prefers TWITTER.
    Follow us on Twitter as Lacierda always say.

    Kiram prefers the old fashioned way of mail delivery, no cell phone, no hot line, no facebook, no twitter.

  • crisostomo_ibarra_the3rd

    Palusot!

  • tiburara74

    The executive department implements the law.  Let us revisit RA 6713, specifically Sec. 5 which covers the DUTIES OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES – In the performance of their duties, all public officials and employees are under obligation to:  (a) Act properly on letters and requests. – All public officials and emplouees shall, within fifteen (15) working days from receipt thereof, x-x-x-x The reply must contain the action taken x-x-x-x.  Ang tanong:  noong taong 2010 pa pala natanggap ng opisina ng Presidente ang sulat ng Sultan, eh bakit hanggang ngayon hindi natugunan kung ano ang nakasulat ding posisyon ng Malakanyang sa sulat na iyon? Ang saklap naman nang pangyayaring ito.  Masakit isipin na ang mahalagang sulat na iyon ay pinampahid lang sa puwit ng tumanggap niyon at ginawang “toilet paper”. Feeling above the law talaga ang tumanggap nung nasabing sulat.  Kala namin GSIS, SSS, at iba pang sangay ng gubyerno ang gumagawa nito, at ngayon, hanggang executive department na pala.  Hanggang langit na ang taas ng pinasasahod na sweldo kon todo kurakot pa – wala na talagang pakinabang ang taumbayan sa inyo! 

  • Masterful Deceit

    Who wrote this trash? Trying to pin the blame on another person AGAIN! Hugas kamay, nga nga, noynoying – hallmarks of this inept, inutile and sorry excuse for a government.

  • http://twitter.com/dot1005 Dot

    noong naging president si noynoy, ni refuse ang turn over period ng government ni Gloria, kaya ayan, hindi na ipasa ang mga documents

  • boldyak

    pasensya na kayo, naglalaro pa ako PSP…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    This  is  a  wake up call for the incompetents in Malacanang  who are in-charge of  answering letters from the Filipino people addressed to President Noynoy. I have a friend who was a complainant in a case filed at the HLURB. After  about  a year of court hearings he won the case at the HLURB. However, the respondent filed an appeal at the office of the President. After about one and a half years of  following up the status of the case at the office of the president  and having sent not less than 3 follow up letters, MY  FRIEND  RECEIVED  NO  REPLY. My friend who was very disappointed finally accepted a settlement offered by the respondent which is of lower amount than the amount to be paid to him  if  he  will win  the case with finality. PERO  SA  OFFICE  OF THE PRESIDENT  PA  LANG  ANG TAGAL -TAGAL  NA  NG DESISYON. Pwede pang mag-appeal  ang respondent  sa  SC. This is the reason why my friend accepted the settlement kahit na panalo na sya sa HLURB. Kailangan na nya ng pera at di nya alam kung kelan sya mababayaran.  Inspite of this, my friend still supports President Noynoy but  we are  suggesting to President Noynoy  TO REVAMP the existing group in Malacanang which is in-charge of receiving and answering letters  from the people addressed  to President Noynoy. HINDI  EFFECTIVE  YANG  GRUPO  NA  YAN !!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

       ibagsak ang TEAM MALAYSIA (ALYAS TEAM PNOY) ngayong May 2013 elections mga walang paninidigan tulad ni PNOY at Mar

  • http://twitter.com/era_zofia mera

    ito ngayon ang resulta sa hindi pagpansin sa sanay napaka importanting sulat at pangyayari sa ating bansa .lahat nag matigasan.lahat nagmamarunong,lahat umi-epal lahat gustong umeksena..sanay matapos na ang usaping ito at mabigyan ng isang makabuluhang resulta

  • rontyh

    If Jamalul had ordered his men to return, they would have been welcomed home as heroes. Now they are a bunch of dead terrorists whose cause died together with them. Jamalul is incompetent and unfit as leader. He should admit his mistake, apologize, and step down and let a worthier person lead his people. No responsible government will negotiate with him, because as a matter of principle, aggression should not be rewarded.

  • rontyh

    I did not vote for Aquino, but with all his faults, he was democratically elected as President. We neither need nor want a hereditary Sultan.

  • rontyh

    Jamalul is trying to drag us in the Philippines and Muslim world into the conflict for his own selfish interest.

  • rontyh

    No Royal Army can stop an idea whose time has come, i.e. monarchy should give way to democracy, and militancy should give way to peace. The tide of time will drown the Sultan and his Royal Army.

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