Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured in February. Photo: AP Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured in February. Photo: AP
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured in February. Photo: AP
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

Opinion

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Why the Philippines’ Sabah claim against Malaysia isn’t a land grab

  • Manila’s claim over a part of northern Borneo island may have been long dormant but that does not make it any less valid, argues Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
  • Malaysia cannot buy off the Philippines into dropping its claim any more than it can rewrite history

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured in February. Photo: AP Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured in February. Photo: AP
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jnr pictured in February. Photo: AP
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