FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Reports coming out of the Southern Philippines and East Malaysia paint a worrying picture. The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) has announced that is has mobilized 4,000 militiamen hidden among the million-plus illegal immigrants in Sabah to defend their own ethnic Tausugs against a Malaysian crackdown on illegal immigrants.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The long-promised peace deal struck between Manila and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the Southern Philippines is struggling to hold after fighting again erupted, this time on two fronts […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The two key States of Sarawak and Sabah are crucial for both major parties leading up to Malaysia’s election. The eastern states have traditionally been a stronghold of the ruling coalition, […]
FA EAST CORRESPONDENT — As the insurgency in Sabah continues, the leadership in neighboring Sarawak has been stung again by charges of corruption that add to the mounting problems faced by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak […]