TODAY'S HEADLINES

Philippine economy slows sharply in Q1, but NEDA sees growth pick-up on back of infra spending 28-May-15, 10:34 AM | InterAksyon.com | With a report from Gerard dela Pena, News5

Japan issues evacuation order after volcano erupts 29-May-15, 10:40 AM | Agence France-Presse

DEAFENING SILENCE | Suu Kyi sidesteps Rohingya migrant crisis for political pragmatism 29-May-15, 11:47 AM | Kelly Macnamara, Agence France-Presse

US unveils plan to subsidize broadband for poor 29-May-15, 10:06 AM | Agence France-Presse

18 labs may have received live anthrax samples, say US officials 29-May-15, 8:42 AM | Agence France-Presse

World | National

MILF hands-off on Sabah standoff

AFP FILE PHOTO OF MILF REBEL

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA, Philippines - Leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Monday said they would maintain a hands-off stance over the worsening situation in Sabah between the armed followers of the Sultan of Sulu and Malaysian security forces.

“We reserve our comment…we prefer settlement,” MILF vice chairman Ghadzali Jaafar said in a phone interview.

Pressed what the MILF could do to help resolve the standoff, Jaafar reiterated “no comment” but he is “confident” the situation will be resolve peacefully and prevent more bloodshed.

Jaafar also refused to comment on the claim of Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III and his family over Sabah.

 

advertisement
OTHER WORLD STORIES
OTHER NATIONAL STORIES
BREAKING NEWS