Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III continues to fight for Sabah

Illustration: Craig Stephens

When the Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels signed a framework peace agreement at the Philippine presidential palace last October, 75-year-old Jamalul Kiram III was invited to represent the Sultanate of Sulu in the southern Philippines. He comes from a once-wealthy ruling clan that traces its lineage back to the 15th century and what is now Malaysia's Sabah state.

Sunday, 3 March, 2013, 4:18pm

Live-fire PLA drills near Hong Kong are common and safe, says expert

PLA military exercises held near Hong Kong are not uncommon, with an average of 10 drills conducted every year, some of which include shooting practice, a government aviation source said.

He added that there was no need to warn the public about the drills in advance because it may create unnecessary panic.

7 Sep 2012 - 3:10am

China will prevail in Diaoyus dispute

The Chinese in Hong Kong, like those on the mainland and overseas, are all supportive of China's sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands.

27 Aug 2012 - 4:53am

Who said it?

As a Hongkonger involved in the incident, I feel it shows we are inferior to citizens on the mainland

Manila bus siege survivor Li Yick-biu

The Obama administration strongly opposes all aspects of China's coercive birth-limitation policies

A spokeswoman for US Vice-President Joe Biden

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Slogans, shaved heads mark protests in HK

A number of anti-Japan protests were also staged across Hong Kong to mark the 79th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria.

More than 200 people marched from Victoria Park to the Japanese consulate and the central government's liaison office in Central.

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Meetings call

CHINA has called for more expert-level meetings of the Joint Liaison Group in order to speed up the work over the sovereignty transfer. 'There is not much time left before the actual changeover. We need better preparation to make it smooth and stable,' said Chen Zuo'er, a Chinese team member.

7 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Sovereign's right

THE opinion of the article that Singapore has no right to call itself civilised if it pursues caning as a punishment is purely the writer's (Sunday Morning Post, April 10).

24 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Clear rules for through train needed

GOVERNOR Chris Patten has warned of disruption and uncertainty if a set of clear and objective criteria on who can ride on the through train in 1997 is not in place before the 1995 Legislative Council elections.

12 Jul 1993 - 12:00am