Sabah state is rich in natural resources. Photo: Shutterstock Sabah state is rich in natural resources. Photo: Shutterstock
Sabah state is rich in natural resources. Photo: Shutterstock

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What’s behind the revived dispute between Philippines and Malaysia over Sabah?

  • Philippine foreign secretary’s ‘Sabah is not in Malaysia’ tweet has prompted criticism from Kuala Lumpur and now both sides have summoned each other’s ambassadors
  • The decades-long row takes place even as both countries are working together to stamp out Islamic militancy in their shared waters

Topic |   The Philippines
Sabah state is rich in natural resources. Photo: Shutterstock Sabah state is rich in natural resources. Photo: Shutterstock
Sabah state is rich in natural resources. Photo: Shutterstock
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