Quantcast
Home » Sulu You are browsing entries tagged with “Sulu”

Still in bandit hands

Three years of harrowing captivity ended last Dec. 6 for Swiss national Lorenzo Vinciguerra, when he managed to escape from his Abu Sayyaf captors while they were engaged in enemy fire with government forces that attacked the bandits’ base in Sulu. Exhausted, emaciated, with a gaping wound on his face, Vinciguerra was rescued by Army Scout Rangers and brought to a hospital. He is now at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City for further treatment and recuperation.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Stopping the ‘Abu Sayyaf’

By

When the two Germans being held by an armed group in Sulu were released on Oct. 17 after six months in captivity, a Philippine military spokesman announced that the foreigners were freed because of the pressure exerted by the military and that, in keeping with government policy, no ransom was paid to the kidnappers.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Fallout from a tragedy

By

Last week two German hostages being held by the Abu Sayyaf since April were released after full payment of a P250-million ransom demand. This according to Abu Sayyaf sources.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The dollars and sense of it

By

At no time since its foundation in the 15th century has the Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo been so much in the news.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

How Maguindanao and Cotabato rulers helped Sulu win Sabah

By
AN IRANUN sea raider, attired in cotton-quilted vest and armed with a spear, kris and “kampilan” decorated with human hair. The Iranuns were subjects of Sultan Kudarat.  PHOTO BY James Francis Warren, “Iranun and Balangingi: Globalization, Maritime Raiding and the Birth of Ethnicity.” 2002

The Sultanate of Maguindanao and the kingdom of Buayan in upper Cotabato played key roles in ending a civil war in Brunei in the 17th century that resulted in the Sulu sultanate being rewarded a huge swath of territory called Sabah.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Homeless kids stay off the streets to party at PDI
  • Bring NBP to way it should be—De Lima
  • Not so fast; acting DOH chief not a shoo-in for post
  • Vatican shines with Christmas symbols of lights, hope, love
  • South Koreans leaving behind grateful nation
  • Sports

  • Painters even series with Aces
  • No more basketball for Chot Reyes
  • Demchenko holds off Laylo, snares Int’l Challenge title
  • Elorde holiday fight card up
  • Honing young aces still TJGL’s mission
  • Lifestyle

  • Seven things to enjoy in 1D World
  • Holiday mall hours during Christmas, New Year
  • Coelho says Sony hack threatens all
  • Auschwitz victim suitcases get high-tech storage
  • DOH gives tips on gift-giving
  • Entertainment

  • Young stars cook up fake romance
  • Stars on Christmas, Part 2
  • Metro Manila Film Festival guide: My Big Bossing
  • ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ next on his list for PH
  • Solenn Heussaff wants small, intimate wedding
  • Business

  • Christmas: A time for selling, extra hiring
  • In aftermath of typhoon Glenda, Gabriela is born
  • Dining choices sprout in CBD
  • On 20th year, TGIFriday’s moves on, looks back
  • 4 oil firms to cut fuel prices
  • Technology

  • 5 ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack 
  • North Korea denies connection with Sony hacking
  • Kim Jong Un game spoof ‘Glorious Leader!’ moving forward
  • Earn more entries to Inquirer’s promo and win a condo
  • Parents warned vs Net lingo: ‘Let’s try 8’
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, December 21, 2014
  • MRT woes
  • Revilla’s battle for bail
  • Christmas in my heart
  • Defrosting US-Cuba relations
  • Global Nation

  • ‘Balikbayan’ boxes make Christmases more fun in PH
  • PNP releases Pemberton mugshot
  • Life on streets is difficult, but free, says anthropologist
  • DFA looks into China plan to build maritime observation network
  • DFA releases authentication service schedule for holiday season
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement